GNFPWLBN song elimination: Round 7

What do the songs mean to you? Modest Mouse's lyrics and interpretations here.

Eliminate

Poll ended at Sat Jun 27, 2015 2:45 am

The World at Large
1
5%
Ocean Breathes Salty
2
10%
Bury Me with It
4
20%
Bukowski
1
5%
The View
2
10%
Satin in a Coffin
4
20%
The Good Times Are Killing Me
6
30%
 
Total votes : 20

GNFPWLBN song elimination: Round 7

Postby Gregg » Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:45 am

"Bury Me with It" survives to get added back into the voting pool. I like both songs, but would have preferred "Tetons" to advance further. "Bury Me" is one of those post M&A manic songs, that I like, but "Tetons" is just really personal to me, and has some great lyrics, even though I still don't know really what Isaac meant by "Tetons". I think I've heard they're a mountain range...

The rules:

1. You are voting for the song you like / listen to the least on the album.
2. You have 48 hours to cast your vote for a song. You can change you vote at any point during those 48 hours.
3. In the event of a tie, there will be a special tie breaker round between those songs over 24 hours. In the event that the tie breaker round ends in a tie, we will just end the round as such.
4. In the final round you are voting for the song you like / listen to the most on the album.

Results:

8. Blame It on the Tetons
9. Float On
10. Black Cadillacs
11. This Devil's Workday
12. Dance Hall
13. One Chance
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Re: GNFPWLBN song elimination: Round 7

Postby Shabs42 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:13 pm

My favorite theory on Blame it on the Tetons has always been that it's the French equivalent of "tits". For MM, much more likely they are applying it to the mountains, or ironically to the Teton branch of the Sioux tribe.
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Re: GNFPWLBN song elimination: Round 7

Postby President of Antarctica » Fri Jun 26, 2015 1:04 am

Tetons is another one of my favorite songs. Some of the best lyrics and a very different style and vibe all around. I wish they would do more like this.

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