Worst Sisters songs.

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Trying to be objective here...

The first single. Goes without saying.
Possession.
Torch. I've thought this was rubbish ever since 1987.
Anything that was released with Dominion, except Emma.
Doctor Jeep (although the lyrics are brilliant)
You Could Be The One (although the lyrics are hilarious)
Romeo Down.

Apart from that, it's all good.
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Mr. Wah wrote:Trying to be objective here...

The first single. Goes without saying.
Possession.
Torch. I've thought this was rubbish ever since 1987.
Anything that was released with Dominion, except Emma.
Doctor Jeep (although the lyrics are brilliant)
You Could Be The One (although the lyrics are hilarious)
Romeo Down.

Apart from that, it's all good.
:eek: :eek: :eek:

Some of those are amongst my favorites (Romeo Down, Possession)!!!
Especially Romeo Down. I f*cking love that song!!!!
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My definite Top 2:

Under the gun

1959

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Ozpat wrote: :eek: :eek: :eek:

Some of those are amongst my favorites
exact!

actually there isn't a song I really don't like in some way.
but to name one I would pick: Will I dream
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i agree with Mr. Wah- Possession but rest of this list :urff:
plus: walk away, no time to cry, WYDSM (not the mix), bury me deep, blood money & on the wire ( not live ver.)
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I find it very hard to say Sisters songs are rubbish, but Torch is indeed utter crap, can't really think of any others I did not get to like over time. When you don't see me isn't too good of a song either, but in both cases I have heard many many songs worse by any other band.

As someone once stated on here: Any bad Sisters song is still better than a mediocre song by most other bands (or something very like that)
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BTW, Dominion is great (and Floodland is my favourite record, full stop). I was referring to the B-sides. And I like the short version of Dr Jeep on ASCOO, but the VT album version is quite tedious.

Bartoszek, I'm rather fond of Blood Money and Bury Me Deep. I agree with you about the studio version of On The Wire, though OTW / Teachers / OTW is storming live, and one of my favourites.
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Watch
Anaconda(but the b side is GREAT) :twisted:
You could be the one
More(ALL versions)
Body & soul
1969(Iggy does it better)
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Obviousman wrote:As someone once stated on here: Any bad Sisters song is still better than a mediocre song by most other bands (or something very like that)
^^^That.
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christophe wrote:
Ozpat wrote: :eek: :eek: :eek:

Some of those are amongst my favorites
exact!

actually there isn't a song I really don't like in some way.
but to name one I would pick: Will I dream
I agree with you on your choice. 8)
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Body & Soul. Actually, most of the Hussey compositions are pretty weedy...

And I've gone right off Summer & Come Together since they first showed up. The rest of the newer stuff is pretty decent though.
Dr Jeep is a great song but the production is all kinds of wrong.
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Worst song ever is 'Will I Dream'. Even Andy is totally uninspired when he wails the chorus live.

YCBTO - never liked it, it suits the style of the time, but not the quality.

Also 'Come Together' ain't one of their best.

All the rest aren't that bad. Never disliked 'Torch', btw. It is a simple, calm song without too much frills.

But I always had a 'grit the teeth'-feeling with the album version of On The Wire. The main melody really IS out of key! But very nice to hear a OTW/Teachers/OTW live :)

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Mr.Mercy wrote:More(ALL versions)
didn't think of that one before.
this is one of the only Sisters songs I don't get any feeling of :? what is strange to say the least when considdering the lyrics and tunes.
though, it doesn't work for me.
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No idea why I skip Black Planet every time, but I do.

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I don´t like FIX and WACTH and DAMAGE DONE neither
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1959 for me. leaves me cold (in a bad way) every time. got so bad at one point i burnt myself a copy of floodland without it on there.
disagree about on the wire though. i love that song.
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the damage done
1969 (..but i love the live versions in the 90's)
poison door
bury me deep
something fast (just the studio version...)
more (album version,powermix is great!!!)
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Can't believe some of you voted for 1959 and Under The Gun, have you got mud in your ears!!!

Still my vote goes to Damage Done/Watch and Home Of The Hitmen.

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canon docre wrote:My definite Top 2:

Under the gun

1959

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body and soul, an insipid mix, the thing was compromised in favour of chart penetration

live is good though :von:
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Got to be "When You Dont See Me"

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certainly not Torch. :urff:

I'd have to say Black Planet.
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Will I Dream.

It's a nice idea executed in a horrendously lack lustre manner.
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The first single, obviously
When You Dont See Me, unquestionably
all of that SSV nonsense, unequivocally.
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canon docre wrote:My definite Top 2:

Under the gun

1959
Fine. So that's the intro and outro at our wedding fcuked. Anything else I should know about?

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