Prefab Sprout - Protest Songs poll

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Since the Steve McQueen poll finally closed, time to move on.

Skipping to Protest Songs, since it looks like Langley Park has been done (but that didn't stop me last time… maybe I should go back?)

Poll Results

OptionVotes
Life of Surprises 4
Tiffanys 2
Diana 1
The World Awake 1
Dublin 0
Wicked Things 0
Horsechimes 0
Talkin' Scarlet 0
Till the Cows Come Home 0
Pearly Gates 0


woof, Saturday, 12 May 2018 17:53 (five months ago) Permalink

disappointed to see it doesn’t close in May ‘19 tbf

Fizzles, Saturday, 12 May 2018 17:54 (five months ago) Permalink

life of surprises is a perfect song

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Saturday, 12 May 2018 17:59 (five months ago) Permalink

def think langely park deserves a repoll

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:00 (five months ago) Permalink

'Just say that you were happy, as happy would allow/And tell yourself that that will have to do for now'

2 of my favourites PS songs open it but always used to drift off in the middle of this one before the end pulls me back.

Horsechimes has really crept up on me recently, but then really it's The World Awake because that "knocking proudly on your door" line kills me. Or maybe it is Life of Surprises.

woof, Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:02 (five months ago) Permalink

xp, yeah, let's go back to it after this one closes. The ILM PS contingent seems to be solidifying.

I'm not sure this deserves quite such a longue durée poll… but maybe December would have been fair.

woof, Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:07 (five months ago) Permalink

having recently been putting steve mcqueen through its paces this is extremely welcome.

i’m not a natural prefab sprout constituent but i had a revelation on the tube before christmas.

Fizzles, Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:08 (five months ago) Permalink

looking at that langley park poll, it is obviously factually wrong (Nightingales 0, Golden Calf 0). Yes, let's deal with that.

woof, Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:14 (five months ago) Permalink

Tiffanys.

piscesx, Saturday, 12 May 2018 19:48 (five months ago) Permalink

Tiffanys.

piscesx, Saturday, 12 May 2018 19:48 (five months ago) Permalink

oops.

piscesx, Saturday, 12 May 2018 19:48 (five months ago) Permalink

Is there a good book about Sprout? I’d love to hear the backstory behind the glory years, why this album was shelved etc.. I’ve heard some good podcasts with Thomas Dolby and Paddy but never read anything long and substantial.

piscesx, Saturday, 12 May 2018 19:50 (five months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Sunday, 27 May 2018 00:01 (four months ago) Permalink

Brad very otm about Life of Surprises

albvivertine, Sunday, 27 May 2018 00:10 (four months ago) Permalink

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

System, Monday, 28 May 2018 00:01 (four months ago) Permalink


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