Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

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Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by Niveous » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:29 pm

Welcome to the Nur Ein XIV!

How do you enter?
Submit an original song by April 29th at 12:01 AM (EDT) that fits the following criteria

Title: Message Received
Challenge: Use of spelling in a song.

(Use of spelling... Think "Saturday Night" by Bay City Rollers or "Respect" by Aretha Franklin)

Send your MP3 to nurein.sidefight@gmail.com

Good luck!
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Re: Nur Ein XIV, Round Zero: Message Received

Post by Lunkhead » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 am

Erin is out, and I'm not sure I'm up to the challenge this year solo. But this is still exciting! I may toss together some crap for a round zero entry just in case inspiration strikes, who knows. :)

Would you mind if I reformatted the thread title to match the format of all the previous rounds' titles? (e.g. Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received")
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Re: Nur Ein XIV, Round Zero: Message Received

Post by Niveous » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:02 am

Go ahead. Reformat to your hearts content.
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Post by Lunkhead » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:33 am

Done, thanks!
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Re: Nur Ein XIV, Round Zero: Message Received

Post by Manhattan Glutton » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:05 pm

Lunkhead wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 am
I may toss together some crap for a round zero entry just in case inspiration strikes, who knows. :)
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by glennny » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:23 pm



This challenge evokes W.A.S.P. for me
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by vowlvom » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:35 pm

Made me think of this:

https://youtu.be/7n8ocYH8Fzk

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by glennny » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:29 am



FIRE IN CAIRO
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by BoffoYux » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:48 am

I forgot ‘American Woman’ had spelling in it, and researched to find it was literally written on stage as they were changing out a string. Lyrics improvised. The only way they remembered it was someone in the audience had bootlegged the concert, and they got his tape to write down the lyrics.

The whole thing was like a Canadian movie script. Guy tunes guitar and finds a riff and keeps playing it on stage so he won’t forget. Rest of band slowly join in from break and add to the groove.Then they yell at the vocalist to get up and sing something, and the first thing that comes to his head is ‘American Woman. Stay away from me’.

The whole song is essentially a Wayne Brady skit.
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by Niveous » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:17 am

My personal favorite spelling in a song:
"I'd like to see 1984 redubbed with this in the soundtrack."- Furrypedro.
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by vowlvom » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:33 am

This is probably my favourite. Unless I'm forgetting any that are even better.

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by Chumpy » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:14 am

My favorite is of course by They Might Be Giants.

D, world destruction
Over and overture
N, do I need
Apostrophe T, need this torture?

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by owl » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:04 am

Does this one count?


Probably this is the greatest spelling song though.
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Post by owl » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:13 am

My actual favorite though is Patti Smith's "Gloria"


and I am also very fond of Warpaint's "Billie Holiday"
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by Caravan Ray » Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:01 pm

And this one:

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by vowlvom » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:37 pm

Just heard this one on the radio this morning:

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by glennny » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:23 am

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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by jb » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:54 pm

all of those pale in the face of the pale faces of ABBA
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Post by vowlvom » Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:06 pm

My favourite ABBA song! But does it count as spelling if it's already an acronym?
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by ken » Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:40 pm

I am not a judge, but I would say acronyms do not count. The challenge says to use spelling, not letters.
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Post by jb » Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:09 pm

I always assumed it was Swedish for "sauce". Because ABBA is nothing if not

SAUCY
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Re: Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

Post by Märk » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:39 pm

like a shark riding on an elephant's back, trampling and devouring everything in its path
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