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Brit Awards Vote: British Group?  
User currently offline9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1024 times:

The 2006 Brit Awards will be handed out in London on 15 February.Who you think most deserves to win the trophy?

Coldplay
Franz Ferdinand
Gorillaz
Hard Fi
Kaiser Chiefs

I hope Franz Ferdinand win. I think they will.

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User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1017 times:

Tough - I highly rate Kaiser Chiefs, Hard Fi and Franz Ferdinand. Each of them has something I really rate about them, and really none of the three stand out for me. Though if I HAD to vote, I'd say Kaiser Chiefs.


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User currently offlineLuke From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1011 times:

Franz Ferdinand!



User currently offlineSmokescreen From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 230 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1004 times:

Why isn't British Sea Power nominated? I like FF and the KC's but Open Season easily tops both those albums, nevermind Coldplay's latest crap. Haven't heard Hard-Fi or the Gorillaz yet, have to download 'em (legally of course!)

User currently offlineWhiteHatter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1002 times:

Quoting Smokescreen (Reply 3):
Why isn't British Sea Power nominated?

because they are crap.

Kaisers for me. Although I have a feeling Gorillaz may just steal it.

Franz Ferdinand have been let down a little by a weaker second album, which happens a lot in music. The Kaisers did an excellent album but Demon Days is a classic in every sense, which could win it for them.


User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1000 times:

Quoting WhiteHatter (Reply 4):
Demon Days is a classic in every sense, which could win it for them.

Demon Days all the way *thumbs up* I Love it !!! Big grin



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User currently offlineSmokescreen From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 230 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 989 times:

Quoting WhiteHatter (Reply 4):
because they are crap.

Philistine! British Sea Power are the best band making music today, with the possible exception of the New Pornographers and The Decemberists. This is not an opinion, it is fact!


User currently offlineJmc757 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2000, 1300 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 986 times:

Hard-Fi. Hard to beat!

User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 983 times:

Quoting Jmc757 (Reply 7):
Hard-Fi. Hard to beat!

I'm pretty sure i'd manage it with a baseball bat...



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User currently offlineJamieD From UK - England, joined Apr 2002, 613 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 972 times:

Quoting Kaddyuk (Reply 8):
I'm pretty sure i'd manage it with a baseball bat...

I highly doubt that:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v17/kazkaz/more/nyekev2.jpg

 Wink

Hard-Fi all the way.  Smile


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 960 times:

I think it will be between Kaiser Chiefs and Gorillaz.

Either would be worthy victors to me  Smile



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User currently offlineAirEuropeUK733 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 978 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 958 times:

I vote for Wham!... Oh sorry 20 years too late!!

AE733



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User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 955 times:

Quoting AirEuropeUK733 (Reply 11):
I vote for Wham!... Oh sorry 20 years too late!!

You're really not "gettin' down with the kids" are you Air Europe?  Yeah sure



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User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 946 times:

Quoting 9VSPO (Thread starter):
Coldplay
Franz Ferdinand
Gorillaz
Hard Fi
Kaiser Chiefs

Is this a joke? The best British bands at the moment are Radiohead, Babyshambles (not quite at the Libertines level, but good enough), The Coral, Goldfrapp (awesome live), Muse, Lemon Jelly, British Sea Power, Mr Scruff, 100 Reasons, The Departure, The Other, Stereophonics (new stuff).

Even within the pretty saturated 'Indie' genre (which owes absolutely nothing to the TRUE indie Smiths/Pixies etc) there are some better bands than the bland-o-rama Kaiser Chiefs and Hard Fi. Maximo Park at least have some edge about them, and Bloc Party is what Kaiser Chiefs should have been. Even the Arctic Monkeys, who are alright, don't deserve the massive fuss over their average album - it's been done before and better by the Libertines.

Then again, the majority of people who watch the Brits, and buy the inevitable compliation album, will probably think Fugazi is a type of fungus.


User currently offlineAirEuropeUK733 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 978 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 934 times:

Quoting Cornish (Reply 12):
You're really not "gettin' down with the kids" are you Air Europe?

I could get down...........but I doubt I'd manage to get back up again  worried 

AE733



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User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 926 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4713424.stm

I'm sorry, but any organisation that rewards James Blunt and Coldplay deserves to be banned.


User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 925 times:

Quoting 777236ER (Reply 15):

I'm sorry, but any organisation that rewards James Blunt and Coldplay deserves to be banned.

For once, I 100% agree with you!


User currently onlineKPDX From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2770 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 921 times:

I definetly think Gorillaz deserve the award. There two most recent hits "Feel Good Inc." and "DARE" are fricken good songs!  Smile

KPDX  Smile



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