9VSPO
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Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:31 am

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.
 
mhodgson
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:36 am

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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Luke
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:47 am

Franz Ferdinand!

 
smokescreen
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 6:21 am

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!)
 
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 6:39 am

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.
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 6:43 am

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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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 6:59 am

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!
 
jmc757
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:04 am

Hard-Fi. Hard to beat!
 
kaddyuk
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:16 am

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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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:12 am

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

I highly doubt that:

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Hard-Fi all the way.  Smile
 
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:03 pm

I think it will be between Kaiser Chiefs and Gorillaz.

Either would be worthy victors to me  Smile
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aireuropeuk733
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:40 pm

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

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cornish
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:42 pm

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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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:13 pm

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.
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aireuropeuk733
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:46 pm

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 

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777236ER
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Thu Feb 16, 2006 8:58 am

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.
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pilot kaz
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:00 am

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!
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RE: Brit Awards Vote: British Group?

Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:39 am

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

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