Mad World number one

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by Furr, Dec 22, 2003.

  1. Furr

    Furr Can't get enough of FH

    Well looks like Mad world is gonna be number 1 in the Xmas charts, thank god cause i dont like like the darkness anymore for the simple fact that being a student means that when you go to the union and surrounding clubs its played at least 5 times a night.

  2. Embattle

    Embattle FH is my second home - Yep I would say its the pereect number one :)
  3. Doh_boy

    Doh_boy Resident Freddy

    really? My local indie club has gone pop/hip-hop. :( It used to be a top place to go.

    I like both but I would have prefered the darkness to go.
  4. Shovel

    Shovel Can't get enough of FH

    Which club is that Doh Boy?
  5. Doh_boy

    Doh_boy Resident Freddy

    It's 5th ave, last friday I went they had a 'breakout hour' where they played eminem and other shite. After that they started playing all sorts of weird shite. I asked for two songs and both were refused, ratm - Killing in the name of and The coral - Dreaming of you.

    The old DJ is in the mutz nutz which is perfect for me because I'm the only one in my group of friends who likes indie clubs. So they goto the dance side and i spend all night in the indie side.

    /edit wed's is ok but thats more of the harder stuff and american stuff. Still good fun though. Not as good as a few years ago, my favourite nights were thur and fri. :D
  6. SoWat

    SoWat Loyal Freddie

    When I first heard 'Mad World' I thought the singer was from R.E.M.

    It's not a bad cover of the old Tears for Fears song.
  7. Shovel

    Shovel Can't get enough of FH

    Heh, fancy that. We (as in, the people I live with) are in 5th Ave most Thursdays :D Cheap vodka/red bull is bad for my soul though.
  8. fatbusinessman

    fatbusinessman Fledgling Freddie

    I like vodka Red Bulls.

    I miss vodka Red Bulls. :(
  9. TdC

    TdC Trem's hunky sex love muffin Staff member Moderator

    liver Ben matey, bad for your liver :D
  10. tRoG

    tRoG Fledgling Freddie

    I liked it the best out of this crop of singles, although the Avid Merrion one had me singing along a couple of times.
  11. Jonaldo

    Jonaldo Can't get enough of FH

    I don't really listen to the charts or radio but I'd much rather have a 'normal' song than some silly novelty record at #1 even at Christmas.
  12. Shovel

    Shovel Can't get enough of FH

    I'd say I'd drink some for you, but drinking mine stops me sleeping.

    On topic: Must say, I'm pretty pleased with the result too, it's a proper song - a really nice cover and (the best bit) it's not Pop Idol.
  13. Conchabar

    Conchabar Fledgling Freddie

    huh mad world :x
  14. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    A good thing about this xmas no.1 is perhaps more people will see Donnie Darko.

    BTW Conchabar, congrats for having the most utterly daft sig evah!
  15. GDW

    GDW Fledgling Freddie

    Its a great cover, but I doubt it will be remembered as a Christmas song in the future
  16. mank!

    mank! Part of the furniture

    It's much better than the original imo, the original is too abrasive and lacks the subtlety and sensitivity that Gary Jules' version has. Glad it's number one, was very surprised too.

    yay for donnie
  17. Summo

    Summo Loyal Freddie

    Mank's Here!

  18. dysfunction

    dysfunction FH is my second home

    I would have like The Darkness to have won....but this version of Mad World is good.
  19. Doh_boy

    Doh_boy Resident Freddy

    shovel - I can't go in the week anymore! Got a respectible job where hangovers are a bad thing. Well I mean my previous jobs were mcdonalds and bars where near paralysis from pain isn't too much of a bad thing aslong as you can use a till. Still it was fun being in 5th ave on a thur night when I was in work for 8:00 the next day! :D

    As for darkness vs Mad world.

    Imho mad world is a better song but since the darkness is more christmassy I would have preferred it was number 1.
  20. Fweddy

    Fweddy FH is my second home

    The liver is evil and must be punished.
  21. Chrysalis

    Chrysalis Fledgling Freddie

    The Darkness should have been #1, it's a proper christmas song like the ones Slade and Wizard made :-D. Mad World is a good song and this is a good version but it's the sort of song you play at a funeral, not an xmas party.
  22. Conchabar

    Conchabar Fledgling Freddie

    Mad world is ok but seriously i think Fairytail of Newyork is much better madworld feels just abit to much pop T_T
  23. Scooba da Bass

    Scooba da Bass Fledgling Freddie

    RAAAR this place is fugly.
  24. SawTooTH

    SawTooTH Can't get enough of FH

    Anyone know if you can get the Donnie Darko music (not film score as thats just plain weird but has Mad World tagged on the end)
  25. Scooba da Bass

    Scooba da Bass Fledgling Freddie

    You'll have to make it yourself as it's not been released, songs are, in order;

    The Killing Moon - Echo & The Bunnymen
    Head over Heels - Tears For Fears
    Notorious - Duran Duran
    Proud To Be Loud - The Dead Green Mummies
    Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
    Under the Milky Way - The Church
    Mad World" - Gary Jules
  26. SawTooTH

    SawTooTH Can't get enough of FH

    Ta for the list (& quick reply)
  27. shanks

    shanks Fledgling Freddie

    Like mank said, was kinda wierd to find a song that you heard and liked when donnie darko came out played on MTV now when you finally had been able to forget about it. Wonder why they waited so long to put it out, anyone know?

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