"Looking For Mercy"

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  1. Suedey

    Suedey #WorldChorusDay2020

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    It's been in my head all day.

    I think some of the reviews highlighted it as a, er, 'low'light because of banal lyrics or something but I couldn't disagree more. One of my favourites and although I can see why it's been relegated to the deluxe CD edition I'm glad it's on the vinyl and proper streaming editions. It give me Like a Prayer-era vibes, particularly vocally. I really like it. It's nice to have a conventional, frill-free proper "Madonna ballad" on the album.. and those sweeping strings.. oh my.
     
  2. HeLikedTurner

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    Strong vocals and I do like the verses, but I find the chorus a bit clunky and repetitive. I really like it, just not one of my favourites. There's something rather inelegant about it.
     
  3. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    so can I make a thread for Come Alive aka what a fucking earworm of a song
     
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  4. Suedey

    Suedey #WorldChorusDay2020

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    I LOVE Come Alive
     
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    Really? :confused: It's one of my favourites. Classic Madonna.
     
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  6. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    My least favourite on the album. I just find it boring and repetitive on the whole.
     
  7. OutSynk

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    The "please don't criticize, please, please, sympathise" bits sound very vulnerable. These kind of moments are the best on the album.
     
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  8. Suedey

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    It was my 'omg I have cry' moment :(
     
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    I’m glad people like this but this is also my least favourite on the album. Predict a text style lyrics, pedestrian production. It’s like someone read a book how to write a moving personal song but can’t quite do it.
     
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  10. Suedey

    Suedey #WorldChorusDay2020

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    You're all WRONG, it's WONDERFUL.
     
  11. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    I like it very much indeed
     
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    Exactly. Starrah is not quite the tea when it comes to elegant, sophisticated melodies. Her songs are nice, but quite PEDESTRIAN.
     
  13. Suedey

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    Me when I listen to this song :

     
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  14. lolly

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    Me when I listen to this song:

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  15. OutSynk

    OutSynk Banned (by Suomi)

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    Looking for, looking for, looking for mercy
    Looking for, looking for, looking for mercy
    I'm looking for, looking for, looking for mercy
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  16. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    OMG :D
     
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    Absolutely my favourite aspect of the song too. Yeah.
     
  18. Suedey

    Suedey #WorldChorusDay2020

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    I've gone off this one now. :(
     
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    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    What happened??
     
  20. Suedey

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    Infamous Suedey U-turn :(
     
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  21. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    Madame is NOT for turning
     
  22. OutSynk

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    Probably realized what a shit 'chorus' this has. I couldn't even finish it tonight.
     
  23. straightorbroken

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    Please don't criticize. Yeah.

    I'm off to listen to this now. I should really run a bath and mumble on video about how humble signing for Amazon parcels with disposable gloves on has made me.
     
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  24. Suedey

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    Hmm I'm kind of liking it again now. :confused:
     
  25. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I guess we're all a bit volatile right now
     
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  26. Suedey

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    I take out all my stress/volatility on Moopy as can't do it at work!!
     

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