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Fun & Games

Fun & Games
Created by: sammyg123
Tracks: 25
Length: 01:16:56
Keywords 1. Mix Contest 23
2. Mix Contest 23
3. Mix Contest 23
Created on 9/21/08 11:57am
Level 3
Points 1560
Total visitors 59
Unique visitors 27
This mix was ranked #18 out of 20 entries for this contest
description:
Great Pop from Sweden, Japan and France, to name but three. An early Bowie single. A band named after a Brazilian footballer. A band named after a sevnties Film. Fuzzy guitars from the Ettes. Vampires, Carrots and Roses. Pow, Pow, Ching Ching Bling from R&B’s hottest property, MIA.
Sweet smelling Pot Pourri from me, Sammy G!

tracklist

1 Sebastian Tellier : Divine
As of 21st September, my single of the year. Effortlessly brilliant, why this wasn't a huge hit is beyond me.. [...]
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Track 4 from Sexuality
Length: 00:03:09
Year: 0000
Track Description:
As of 21st September, my single of the year. Effortlessly brilliant, why this wasn't a huge hit is beyond me..
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2 Daniel Saturn : Riverside
Great pop from Sweden's best kept secret. Love it.
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Track 0 from n/a
Length: 00:03:21
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Great pop from Sweden's best kept secret. Love it.
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3 Kioki : Do & Don't For Love
Lovely, laid back summery tune. Who is Kioki? No idea..
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Track 1 from Do & Don't For Love
Length: 00:02:32
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Lovely, laid back summery tune. Who is Kioki? No idea..
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4 Velocette : Get Yourself Together
Comet Gain spin off band Velocette hit top form with this great track..
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Track 6 from Fourfold Remedy
Length: 00:02:39
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Comet Gain spin off band Velocette hit top form with this great track..
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5 Mystery Jets : Two Doors Down
Sounding more like a song from 1982 than pretty much anything released that year, surprising it's an '08 relea [...]
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Track 6 from Twenty One
Length: 00:03:37
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Sounding more like a song from 1982 than pretty much anything released that year, surprising it's an '08 release..
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6 Bristols : Questions I Can't Answer
Originally a hit for Heinz and produced by Joe Meek back in the 60's, this modern day reworking is faithful to [...]
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Track 20 from It's the Cheap Damaged Goods Sampler CD
Length: 00:02:18
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Originally a hit for Heinz and produced by Joe Meek back in the 60's, this modern day reworking is faithful to the era whilst managing to improve on the original..
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7 The Minders : Give Me Strength
One of the more accessible bands in the Elephant 6 collective. The Minders, now sadly defunct, and sorely miss [...]
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Track 6 from Golden Street
Length: 00:02:32
Year: 0000
Track Description:
One of the more accessible bands in the Elephant 6 collective. The Minders, now sadly defunct, and sorely missed..
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8 Carrots : Spending Chocolate Coins
More great summery, sunshiny pop..
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Track 2 from Sunshine
Length: 00:03:06
Year: 0000
Track Description:
More great summery, sunshiny pop..
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9 Malajube : montréal -40°C
The first of a few Canadian bands featured on this mix. This French language track is insanely catchy..
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Track 2 from Trompe-L'Oeil
Length: 00:03:19
Year: 0000
Track Description:
The first of a few Canadian bands featured on this mix. This French language track is insanely catchy..
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10 The Ettes : Girls Are Mad
Fuzzy pop at its finest..
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Track 11 from Look at Life Again Soon
Length: 00:02:41
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Fuzzy pop at its finest..
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11 They Might Be Giants : One Dozen Monkeys
From their most recent (childrens) album. Cute.
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Track 27 from Here Come the 123s
Length: 00:01:34
Year: 0000
Track Description:
From their most recent (childrens) album. Cute.
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12 Vampire Weekend : Boston
One of the most original bands around IMO. This is a cracking track, which somehow didn't make the full album [...]
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Track 5 from Vampire Weekend orig 2007
Length: 00:02:40
Year: 0000
Track Description:
One of the most original bands around IMO. This is a cracking track, which somehow didn't make the full album release..
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13 Caesers : Fun & Games
More fine pop from Sweden. They're so bloody good at it aren't they?
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Track 10 from 39 Minutes Of Bliss (In An Otherwise Meaningless World)
Length: 00:02:23
Year: 2003
Track Description:
More fine pop from Sweden. They're so bloody good at it aren't they?
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14 Acid Casuals : Bowl me Over
Super Furries spin off group gave us this cracking single. As good as anything in their own back-catalogue
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Track 10 from Omni
Length: 00:03:07
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Super Furries spin off group gave us this cracking single. As good as anything in their own back-catalogue
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15 Hidden Cameras : Smells Like Happiness
Track from the Cameras debut one of my all time favourite albums..
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Track 5 from The Smell Of Our Own
Length: 00:03:09
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Track from the Cameras debut one of my all time favourite albums..
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16 M.I.A : Paper Planes
I love everything about this. Just great.
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Track 12 from Kala
Length: 00:03:25
Year: 0000
Track Description:
I love everything about this. Just great.
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17 David Bowie : I Dig Everything
Early Bowie single. Dig it.
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Track 16 from Early On (1964-1966)
Length: 00:02:34
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Early Bowie single. Dig it.
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18 Mazarin : For Energy Infinite
As featured on those Puma ads. Fine song..
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Track 2 from We're Already There
Length: 00:03:17
Year: 2005
Track Description:
As featured on those Puma ads. Fine song..
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19 Of Montreal : The Party's Crashing Us
More Elephant 6. More Canadian indie pop..
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Track 7 from The Sunlandic Twins
Length: 00:04:53
Year: 2005
Track Description:
More Elephant 6. More Canadian indie pop..
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20 Pizzicato Five : Happy Sad
he song "Happy Sad" is used in the credits of the Isaac Mizrahi biopic Unzipped. Found that on Wiki!
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Track 6 from Big Hits and Jet Lags 1994-1997
Length: 00:04:54
Year: 0000
Track Description:
he song "Happy Sad" is used in the credits of the Isaac Mizrahi biopic Unzipped. Found that on Wiki!
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21 Ween : Roses are Free
Stand out track from the bands Seminal album..
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Track 6 from Chocolate and Cheese
Length: 00:04:34
Year: 1994
Track Description:
Stand out track from the bands Seminal album..
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22 Herman Düne : I Wish That I Could See You Soon
Very reminiscent of Jonathan Richman..
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Track 1 from Giant
Length: 00:02:49
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Very reminiscent of Jonathan Richman..
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23 Jonathan Richman : You're Crazy for Taking the Bus
..followed by one of my favourite tracks by the great man.
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Track 6 from Jonathan Goes Country
Length: 00:02:35
Year: 0000
Track Description:
..followed by one of my favourite tracks by the great man.
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24 Rita Calypso : Believe
Easy listening can be cool..
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Track 2 from Sicalyptico
Length: 00:02:54
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Easy listening can be cool..
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25 Pele : Fair Blows the Wind for France
Catchy scouse pop from the early 90's. I love the way this track (and as such, the mix) ends..
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Track 4 from Fireworks
Length: 00:02:54
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Catchy scouse pop from the early 90's. I love the way this track (and as such, the mix) ends..
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awarded on 2009-01-29

Level 22
NICE!
9/23/08 10:45am
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Because Civil Rights rock (and roll).
awarded on 2009-03-07

Level 18
Eh, you might have misunderstood the theme, but it's a fine mix. While the opening isn't really my taste, the middle of the mix, from Malajube to Ween, is great.
9/22/08 04:20pm
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Level 11
Not understanding the rules for a Pot Pourri mix, I believe this shouldn't be part of the contest. My apologies, I just assumed it was a mish-mash of styles all arranged into a coherent mix...
9/22/08 04:21am
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Level 6
Pop on. It looks delicious. Props on 5 and 16 especially.
9/21/08 02:55pm
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You can download this mix via my blog --

http://www.sa mmystunes.blogspot.com/
9/21/08 12:31pm
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