"Looking For Mercy"

Suedey

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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.
 
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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.
 

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

Exactly. Starrah is not quite the tea when it comes to elegant, sophisticated melodies. Her songs are nice, but quite PEDESTRIAN.
 

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Me when I listen to this song:

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

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I love this song again now. I have such a love hate relationship with it. So strange.

@OutSynk and I can't really do A2A to it but it's ok.
 

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Hi @OutSynk
 

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I'm determined to get this topic to two pages.

It's probably one of her most bland / 'voice of an angle' type ballads.

Wouldn't sound out of place on a Mel C album.
 

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I'm determined to get this topic to two pages.

It's probably one of her most bland / 'voice of an angle' type ballads.

Wouldn't sound out of place on a Mel C album.

And to think you were saying it had Like A Prayer vibes last year.
 
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If somebody was inspired by this thread to play this as a song to “sample” Madame X they wouldn’t spend a second more with the album.
 

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And to think you were saying it had Like A Prayer vibes last year.
[Maureen McFarland] I don't remember that. See what happens you do drugs*? I mean, you lose a lot of stuff![/Maureen McFarland]


* red wine in my case
 

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