What is the one truly iconic anthem?

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What is the one truly iconic anthem?

Peaches
13
10%
Something Better Change
14
11%
No More Heroes
101
79%
 
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Post by Claireinblack » 09 May 2008, 16:56

Got to be Heroes
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Post by Georgie » 09 May 2008, 17:12

Always The Sun.

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Post by pigeon » 09 May 2008, 17:26

As a statement and anthem of the time it has to be Something better Change.

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Post by yellowcakeuf6 » 10 May 2008, 00:10

Out of the 3 on offer, Heroes for sheer 'recognisability' (sp????) for people unfamiliar with the back catalogue. Peaches from a personal perspective.

The real 'anthems' however, (for Stranglers officianado's...... :smt102 , well for me anyway), are Sewer, Toiler, The Raven and dare I say it ........... Relentless????

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Post by Alias » 10 May 2008, 00:14

Another good point.
Stranglers Anthems- there's a fair few of them.
I'm a comedian and poet, so anything that doesn't get a laugh is a poem. B.Hicks.

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Post by yellowcakeuf6 » 10 May 2008, 00:16

yellowcakeuf6 wrote:officianado's
I blame pigeon! :roll: :lol:
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Post by Alias » 10 May 2008, 00:29

Never mind the Greatest Hits tour, can you imagine The Anthems tour ? :grin: 8)
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Post by ThruBeingCool » 10 May 2008, 00:32

Gotta be 'Heroes'

Last song of every set for so many years. For people who actually turn out for gigs this song is the most "iconic".

Suppose if we're talking about the general public then it will always be 'Golden Brown'.

'Peaches'somewhere inbetween the 2 imho.

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Post by ThruBeingCool » 10 May 2008, 00:33

Alias wrote:Never mind the Greatest Hits tour, can you imagine The Anthems tour ? :grin: 8)
What's the difference :?:










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Post by Alias » 10 May 2008, 00:37

Prompted by Yellercake, and Pidge's bass school I've been listening to a couple of versions of Toiler tonight, but you'd never get them playing it on a Greatest Hits tour though will you? Or, going by the latest poll, Sewer.
Damn shame.

And you never brought a coat with you, Lohan.
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Post by ThruBeingCool » 10 May 2008, 00:51

A Greatest Hits tour is slightly disappointing I must admit.

I remember being in a pub in Buxton only a few weeks ago listening to a cd of The Stranglers biggest hits. It was a bitter cold night and I was reluctant to leave the warm, lovely atmosphere of this boozer.

HOWEVER!

An hour or so later I walked into an Opera House across the road to listen to almost the same bunch of songs. For nearly £30. And it wasn't even the same miserable git singing most of the songs!

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Post by Alias » 10 May 2008, 00:54

Call yerself a fan?
I'm a comedian and poet, so anything that doesn't get a laugh is a poem. B.Hicks.

"Further modulation of the frequency rotation, Triggered waveband activation - near elation"

'Why are you so edgy, kid ?'

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