the 1975 - i like it when you sleep POLL

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Poll Results

OptionVotes
4. "A Change of Heart" 4:43 12
10. "Somebody Else" 5:47 8
9. "The Ballad of Me and My Brain" 2:51 6
2. "Love Me" 3:42 5
13. "The Sound" 4:08 5
3. "UGH!" 3:00 3
14. "This Must Be My Dream" 4:12 2
6. "If I Believe You" 6:20 2
5. "She's American" 4:30 2
15. "Paris" 4:53 1
12. "I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It" 6:26 1
11. "Loving Someone" 4:20 1
1. "The 1975" 1:23 1
8. "Lostmyhead" 5:19 1
7. "Please Be Naked" 4:25 0
16. "Nana" 3:58 0
17. "She Lays Down" 0


k3vin k., Sunday, 26 February 2017 19:59 (four months ago) Permalink

2. "Love Me" 3:42
3. "UGH!" 3:00
5. "She's American" 4:30
13. "The Sound" 4:08

one of these. i love 'Somebody Else' and 'Change of Heart' but overall on the album they wrote too many slow songs and too few of the upbeat raunch-funk ones

flopson, Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:41 (four months ago) Permalink

at this point, "this must be my dream" or "paris"

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:51 (four months ago) Permalink

"Ballad of Me and My Brain" followed closely by "Somebody Else"

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:10 (four months ago) Permalink

I'll have to go with "A Change of Heart".

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:16 (four months ago) Permalink

i don't think i can realistically go with anything other than "if i believe you"

k3vin k., Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:36 (four months ago) Permalink

also other than floppy's honorable mentions we've named 10 unique songs without duplicates. THIS ALBUM

k3vin k., Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:37 (four months ago) Permalink

Change of Heart

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:43 (four months ago) Permalink

my 4-year-old's current favorite is The Sound. the other day out of nowhere he said to me that it's "connected" to his former favorite She's American...by which he meant they sound similar.

his favorite parts of The Sound is "you're so conceited" and the guitar solo.

anyway, this poll is impossible.

alpine static, Sunday, 26 February 2017 22:24 (four months ago) Permalink

Voted for Somebody Else. It's been my favourite since I heard it played before a Carly Rae Jepsen gig last year. If I Believe You would probably my second favourite.

kitchen person, Sunday, 26 February 2017 22:30 (four months ago) Permalink

so hard to pick between Ballad of Me and My Brain, Somebody Else and A Change of Heart

ufo, Sunday, 26 February 2017 22:56 (four months ago) Permalink

btw what is that wailing instrument in "a change of heart"? it's like the blue nile goes elephant 6

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 00:12 (four months ago) Permalink

which i am here for to be clear

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 00:12 (four months ago) Permalink

it's 90% sure it's a theremin

joshywinty (josh), Monday, 27 February 2017 02:52 (four months ago) Permalink

i think it's just a synth of some sort, you can see it played on a midi controller here https://youtu.be/YDRAivkUsCM?t=1m40s

ufo, Monday, 27 February 2017 03:04 (four months ago) Permalink

i think i might be the only person who loves "loving someone" to death. i know it got thoroughly roasted in the press, but i think it's genius, white-boy rap and all.

austinb, Monday, 27 February 2017 03:22 (four months ago) Permalink

The Ballad Of Me And My Brain. Which was my song of the year 2016.

Marty8501 (Marty Innerlogic), Monday, 27 February 2017 09:53 (four months ago) Permalink

18. "Whereismyshirt?" (S. Bob/P. O'ser) - 4:33

^ This one.

Working night & day, I tried to stay awake... (Turrican), Monday, 27 February 2017 10:48 (four months ago) Permalink

this is an impossible task, but something between 'somebody else', 'paris', 'ballad of me and my brain' (everytime i think of this song, mind comes to my mind the title 'ballad of me and my brian') and 'i like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it'.

this weekend i made a 2-hour mix dedicated only to them for an online radio program, but i'm afraid it's not good enough to share it with ilm.

Nourry, Monday, 27 February 2017 14:46 (four months ago) Permalink

the bridge in "she's american" is soooo good

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 15:20 (four months ago) Permalink

when is lex gonna stop fronting on these guys and just vibe with his ilx bros

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 15:21 (four months ago) Permalink

i voted for "somebody else"

joshywinty (josh), Monday, 27 February 2017 17:24 (four months ago) Permalink

is "prog blink-182" a reasonable description of "ballad of me and my brain"?

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 21:25 (four months ago) Permalink

no i think there's plenty of like noisy shoegazey-rock that is more applicable as a reference point (not that i know it myself)

J0rdan S., Monday, 27 February 2017 21:30 (four months ago) Permalink

the vocals are kinda mall punky

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 21:36 (four months ago) Permalink

the stretch from "a change of heart" --> "lostmyhead" is sooo good, and so generously varied.

k3vin k., Monday, 27 February 2017 23:34 (four months ago) Permalink

I dont think we ran the poll for the debut? I still prefer it.

Ballad of Me & My Brain gets my vote. love how he just comes out belting.

Lebro v. Wade (Spottie), Monday, 27 February 2017 23:41 (four months ago) Permalink

granted that was a 10/10 for me and this is like a 9/10 so.

Lebro v. Wade (Spottie), Monday, 27 February 2017 23:41 (four months ago) Permalink

"lostmyhead" is seriously like right out of m b v

k3vin k., Tuesday, 28 February 2017 05:33 (four months ago) Permalink

this must be my dream

tpp, Tuesday, 28 February 2017 08:31 (four months ago) Permalink

the sound is the one song i'd cut. it really is she's american pt 2

still working out what to vote for

imago, Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:56 (four months ago) Permalink

Correction: "She's American" is "Settle Down Pt 2". "The Sound" is very different to both.

Answer for me is "The Ballad of Me and My Brain", "Somebody Else", the title track or "Paria".

Tim F, Tuesday, 28 February 2017 18:54 (four months ago) Permalink

those are kind of my choices too fwiw

imago, Tuesday, 28 February 2017 20:19 (four months ago) Permalink

"this must be my dream" is kind of a dud for me

k3vin k., Tuesday, 28 February 2017 23:11 (four months ago) Permalink

it doesnt have as much replay for me as some others but its not a dud!

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, 1 March 2017 00:12 (three months ago) Permalink

it's got a sax solo and sounds like it came from the alexander o'neal christmas record, what more do you want

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Wednesday, 1 March 2017 00:15 (three months ago) Permalink

"this must be my dream" is a fun little frolic after a really angsty part of the record, i always welcome its presence even if it's not in my top 5 tracks on here. the bridge really makes it for me... i think that instrumental part before the sax solo where they're just cutting up matt's vocals is really cool and keeps the song from feeling too much like a pastiche.

the one i don't care for at all is "loving someone"

J0rdan S., Wednesday, 1 March 2017 00:53 (three months ago) Permalink

"Loving Someone" is lolsy, but the way the beat comes out swinging towards the end just about redeems it for me.

Tim F, Wednesday, 1 March 2017 01:56 (three months ago) Permalink

i wanted to vote "the ballad of me and my brain" but i stayed as close to my truth as possible and went with "if i believe you". i'm a sucker for it on a conceptional level (the 1975 doing a song with d'angelo band members) and that it turned out so good sealed it for me. "me and my brain" has his best vocal performance i think and some of my fav lyrics of his that aren't like really pushing absurdity envelope.

after that i would go with... ugh, change of heart, somebody else and the title track. the title track is what really blew my mind, that they could make a beat that good was crazy to me, and i like that it references the same era as the other songs but different artists... i hear janet by way of benoit and sergio once it really gets going.

anyway i could write about every song on this album but those are my thoughts for now

J0rdan S., Wednesday, 1 March 2017 02:05 (three months ago) Permalink

i'm in a dave and busters and the music video for "the sound" is playing

k3vin k., Thursday, 2 March 2017 03:20 (three months ago) Permalink

i heard the opening drum fill of "she's american" in a radio commercial and almost flipped my car over in excitement

joshywinty (josh), Thursday, 2 March 2017 06:42 (three months ago) Permalink

i heard "loving someone" at my buddy turrican's house we both were like 'oh word?'

sleepingbag, Thursday, 2 March 2017 07:08 (three months ago) Permalink

Lol

Lebro v. Wade (Spottie), Thursday, 2 March 2017 07:21 (three months ago) Permalink

voted a change of heart
somebody else and paris runners up for me

nxd, Thursday, 2 March 2017 10:39 (three months ago) Permalink

xx-post:

It was actually "eurgh, turd" and I said it after pretty much every song aside from 'UGH!' during which I said "'UGH!' is a turd"

Coolio Iglesias (Turrican), Thursday, 2 March 2017 17:01 (three months ago) Permalink

"the sound" is perfectly placed after the run of four or five challenging songs in a row. this whole album is pretty much impeccably sequenced

k3vin k., Friday, 3 March 2017 23:51 (three months ago) Permalink

I hope "She Lays Down" gets a vote.

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Saturday, 4 March 2017 17:08 (three months ago) Permalink

tbh imo the last 2 songs shoulda been bonus tracks

k3vin k., Saturday, 4 March 2017 17:39 (three months ago) Permalink

Definitely. They're the only two songs on the album I don't have any time for. Paris would make a perfect closer.

kitchen person, Saturday, 4 March 2017 17:46 (three months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Thursday, 9 March 2017 00:01 (three months ago) Permalink

this album is basically all i've listened to since i started this poll

k3vin k., Thursday, 9 March 2017 01:29 (three months ago) Permalink

it's actually The Sound.

gospodin simmel, Thursday, 9 March 2017 03:59 (three months ago) Permalink

"Love Me"

Bee OK, Thursday, 9 March 2017 04:12 (three months ago) Permalink

change of heart

“Remember,” he says, “Noddy Holder is a gangster.” (contenderizer), Thursday, 9 March 2017 04:41 (three months ago) Permalink

btw favorite lyrics on this are from "love me"

i'm just with my friends
online

k3vin k., Thursday, 9 March 2017 13:37 (three months ago) Permalink

for whatever reason this band has the most extreme disparity between how intensely i love them and how much luck I've had turning literally anyone onto them

flopson, Thursday, 9 March 2017 14:17 (three months ago) Permalink

same lol

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Thursday, 9 March 2017 14:54 (three months ago) Permalink

funny because this band has the most extreme disparity between how intensely I dislike them and how much luck I've had losing friends because of it

a self-reinforcing downward spiral of male-centric indie (katherine), Thursday, 9 March 2017 16:54 (three months ago) Permalink

heh

flopson, Thursday, 9 March 2017 16:55 (three months ago) Permalink

"loving someone" is pretty much an animal collective song

k3vin k., Thursday, 9 March 2017 18:53 (three months ago) Permalink

Flopson's post would be true for me as well but then I discovered lil peep

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Thursday, 9 March 2017 18:54 (three months ago) Permalink

Lol

flopson, Thursday, 9 March 2017 18:57 (three months ago) Permalink

I voted for "This Must Be My Dream," which I figured out doesn't sound like Alexander O'Neal so much as a track from Human League's Crash, also produced by Jam-Lewis.

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 9 March 2017 18:58 (three months ago) Permalink

there are so many weird directions this album goes in but they all work. the title track kind of reminds me of owl city

k3vin k., Thursday, 9 March 2017 19:00 (three months ago) Permalink

ILM's shamful love of this band is my fave phenomenon.

Tim F, Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:19 (three months ago) Permalink

lol OTM

gr8080, Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:22 (three months ago) Permalink

I voted for "This Must Be My Dream," which I figured out doesn't sound like Alexander O'Neal so much as a track from Human League's Crash, also produced by Jam-Lewis.

― the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:58 AM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

oh yeah def. love is all that matters

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:25 (three months ago) Permalink

Still don't know what to vote for. Few albums are so much more than the sum of their parts

an uptempo Pop/Hip Hop mentality (imago), Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:26 (three months ago) Permalink

oh yeah def. love is all that matters

― the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson)

my man

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:29 (three months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Friday, 10 March 2017 00:01 (three months ago) Permalink

that's the right top 3

ufo, Friday, 10 March 2017 00:15 (three months ago) Permalink

a little surprised that no one else voted for "if i believe you" -- i see it as the album's centerpiece

k3vin k., Friday, 10 March 2017 00:17 (three months ago) Permalink

i love it but it's too pastiche

Lebro v. Wade (Spottie), Friday, 10 March 2017 00:18 (three months ago) Permalink

Wow these results are surprising. "The Sound" seems low

monotony, Friday, 10 March 2017 00:36 (three months ago) Permalink

i might be coming around to "a change of heart" being the correct answer

k3vin k., Monday, 20 March 2017 19:47 (three months ago) Permalink

starting to crack the second half of the album. the title track, 'loving someone', 'paris', all crucial to me now. still not sure about the jesus one, 'this must be my dream', the shoegazey one, or the last 2

flopson, Monday, 20 March 2017 20:39 (three months ago) Permalink

actually nah i love the jesus one

flopson, Monday, 20 March 2017 20:44 (three months ago) Permalink

the jesus one = "if i believe you"?

k3vin k., Monday, 20 March 2017 20:50 (three months ago) Permalink

ya

flopson, Monday, 20 March 2017 20:53 (three months ago) Permalink

bro that's like the best one

k3vin k., Monday, 20 March 2017 21:49 (three months ago) Permalink

it's got a sax solo and sounds like it came from the alexander o'neal christmas record

haha this is so otm

flopson, Monday, 20 March 2017 23:51 (three months ago) Permalink

Increasingly convinced that "Paris" is their best song, edging out "Somebody Else" and "A Change of Heart." They're such a spotty band for me—makes sense when you make a 74 minute album indebted to a million disparate influences—but they've been on repeat since February 2016. Matt Healy can be insufferable (as on "Loving Someone" or "She's American," or in some of his interviews) but he's one of the funniest lyricists of the last couple years. "You said I'm full of diseases/Your eyes were full of regret/And then you took a picture of your salad/And put it on the Internet" would be a Drake lyric if he had a sense of humor. Moments in "The Sound" and "Paris" are also funny.

Handsome Bookor, Monday, 20 March 2017 23:58 (three months ago) Permalink

"You said I'm full of diseases/Your eyes were full of regret/And then you took a picture of your salad/And put it on the Internet" would be a Drake lyric if he had a sense of humor.

lol i've thought this to myself before

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:03 (three months ago) Permalink

that line actually resonated for me tho no joke

k3vin k., Tuesday, 21 March 2017 03:34 (three months ago) Permalink

like if you take diseases to not be literal lol u_u

k3vin k., Tuesday, 21 March 2017 03:34 (three months ago) Permalink

"You're so conceited, I / said I don't love you / what does it matter if I lied to you?"

is a perfect lyric

Tim F, Tuesday, 21 March 2017 08:02 (three months ago) Permalink

"She's a pain in the nose/And I'm a pain in women's clothes/And you're a walking overdose in a great coat" and "Mr. Serotonin Man, lend me a gram/You call yourself a friend?"

are also great

Handsome Bookor, Tuesday, 21 March 2017 13:18 (three months ago) Permalink

i've got two left feet and i'm starting to cheat on my girlfriend again

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Tuesday, 21 March 2017 13:19 (three months ago) Permalink

for some reason "a change of heart" gives me vibes similar to modern vampires of the city as well as those of hats, so basically the best shit ever

k3vin k., Wednesday, 22 March 2017 02:47 (three months ago) Permalink

"theremin" sound on Change of Heart is just a synth with the portamento cranked up to the max (imo)

flopson, Wednesday, 22 March 2017 15:12 (three months ago) Permalink

at first 'somebody else' was my favorite but 'change of heart' has more replay imo

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:31 (three months ago) Permalink


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