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Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 2015 27-05-2015, 00:30
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Billy Hicks
Yeah, the myth is that we always did great in...

Yeah, the myth is that we always did great in Eurovision until 2003/Iraq happened and Europe have never forgiven us, when that wasn't quite the case.

It's 1999 when things suddenly begin take a turn...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 2015 24-05-2015, 08:10
Replies: 40
Views: 1,743
Posted By Billy Hicks
We'll win when the BBC want us to win. It's that...

We'll win when the BBC want us to win. It's that simple. The last major effort - and I mean major let's-win-the-damn-thing attempt - was in 1996 and 1997. Gina G would have won had televoting existed...
Forum: Music 24-05-2015, 06:31
Replies: 38
Views: 1,898
Posted By Billy Hicks
Some 80s/90s stars that were huge in parts of...

Some 80s/90s stars that were huge in parts of Europe but unknowns in the UK:

Gigi D'Agostino
Fancy
E-Rotic
Blumchen
E-Type

And more recently Caro Emerald, who's been a big album seller here but no...
Forum: Music 21-05-2015, 15:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By Billy Hicks
It's my least favourite musical year of the...

It's my least favourite musical year of the noughties, but it's also one that reminds me of being a miserable 16 year old so happy memories are slim. Even so, as a massive dance music fan that genre...
Forum: Music 20-05-2015, 14:16
Replies: 44
Views: 1,801
Posted By Billy Hicks
All about the Ferry Corsten remix of Samuel...

All about the Ferry Corsten remix of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6MUHx56LBE
Forum: Music 20-05-2015, 14:14
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Billy Hicks
That would be incredible as long we don't get...

That would be incredible as long we don't get tracks like Veracocha feat. Jessie J & Pitbull. :p As much as I enjoy elements of that Moroder track, that awful vocal over the top is exactly the thing...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-05-2015, 20:47
Replies: 35
Views: 957
Posted By Billy Hicks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCecHAjzeQ Black...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCecHAjzeQ

Blackcurrant Tango, 1996.
Forum: Music 12-05-2015, 13:27
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Billy Hicks
1992's probably my least favourite year of the...

1992's probably my least favourite year of the 90s for music, save for a few killer rave tracks up there with the best of the decade - and Shakespears Sister's 'Stay' which will always be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 22:38
Replies: 57
Views: 1,407
Posted By Billy Hicks
Read the whole damn thing! If it's a happy...

Read the whole damn thing! If it's a happy ending, chill the hell out and enjoy life knowing that good times, eventually, will happen. If it isn't, start sorting out things now in the hope a revised...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 02:02
Replies: 167
Views: 6,010
Posted By Billy Hicks
Book a flight on Ryanair about a month prior to...

Book a flight on Ryanair about a month prior to departure, at a mindbogglingly low price cheaper than going by train somewhere in the UK.

Book a cheap hotel or hostel, using a few different websites...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2015, 01:32
Replies: 50
Views: 1,290
Posted By Billy Hicks
I was born in 1988, but for me it's a vote for...

I was born in 1988, but for me it's a vote for 1972.

I live a (mostly) carefree 1970s childhood, and as I'm about to enter my teens become absolutely fascinated with these new-fangled home...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2015, 15:42
Replies: 91
Views: 4,363
Posted By Billy Hicks
I quickly made this image, which sums up a lot of...

I quickly made this image, which sums up a lot of what people have said:

http://i.imgur.com/VcV52Pq.jpg

Forgive me for any factual errors, but if correct it's rather scary seeing 40 years of...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2015, 13:30
Replies: 91
Views: 4,363
Posted By Billy Hicks
YES. And I love the name, which I might well just...

YES. And I love the name, which I might well just steal from you from now on :p

I have a huge fondness for that era as it's the time that I was born in, and the fashions, music and style all form...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2015, 10:31
Replies: 91
Views: 4,363
Posted By Billy Hicks
Really, really interesting thread and something...

Really, really interesting thread and something I've often thought as well.

The biggest thing that's changed in ten years is technology, which is on a whole other universe compared to a decade ago....
Forum: Music 21-04-2015, 17:08
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Billy Hicks
The words 'rave' and 'EDM' together sit really...

The words 'rave' and 'EDM' together sit really uncomfortably with me for reasons already mentioned above.

Rave is a genre I associate almost exclusively with the dominant sound of dance music in...
Forum: Music 20-04-2015, 19:34
Replies: 59
Views: 5,014
Posted By Billy Hicks
1985, 1992 and 2005 are all respectively my least...

1985, 1992 and 2005 are all respectively my least favourite years of those decades, here's what I wrote on another forum about them:



Unfortunately I don't know enough pre-1980 to form an opinion...
Forum: Music 20-04-2015, 19:27
Replies: 49
Views: 4,298
Posted By Billy Hicks
It's been almost a decade since he was properly...

It's been almost a decade since he was properly relevant, surely? Leave Right Now was a genuine, hugely successful and well-known hit even today. Some will remember the Keep On era, after that he's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-04-2015, 13:29
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Billy Hicks
Setting an episode in 2015 would make the...

Setting an episode in 2015 would make the characters over 70 years old! I'd love to see a new ep but I can't imagine much drama being made out of some long-retired pensioners.

They could still in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2015, 17:57
Replies: 216
Views: 14,788
Posted By Billy Hicks
What's everyones favourite election presenters...

What's everyones favourite election presenters over the years? For me it'll always be David Dimbleby, Jeremy Paxman and Peter Snow for ultimate nostalgia, and it's going to be odd after Dimbleby's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2015, 17:10
Replies: 270
Views: 20,366
Posted By Billy Hicks
We didn't get a video recorder until 1996, which...

We didn't get a video recorder until 1996, which seems astonishingly late looking back but it wasn't until then we were able to find one cheap enough to purchase.

Early videos were taped over. I...
Forum: Music 18-04-2015, 12:45
Replies: 59
Views: 5,014
Posted By Billy Hicks
I realise this thread is half a decade old, and...

I realise this thread is half a decade old, and has been bumped before, but I've really recently been reminded at how bloody amazing this year is. I think the earlier noughties years have some of the...
Forum: Music 12-04-2015, 10:39
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By Billy Hicks
A-Ha's Take On...wait, what? *re-reads...

A-Ha's Take On...wait, what?

*re-reads list*

...ok, probably a tie between Jennifer and Eurythmics then, with Dead or Alive coming close.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2015, 10:35
Replies: 129
Views: 3,847
Posted By Billy Hicks
I've just spent two years working at a cinema,...

I've just spent two years working at a cinema, having to turn away a huge amount of families trying to watch 15 and 18 rated films with their kids. Amusingly, the kids are always fine with it, it's...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2015, 10:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,503
Posted By Billy Hicks
Being in a Central London train station aged...

Being in a Central London train station aged around 8 (it was when Tamagotchis were around so late 1990s) and hearing the following announcement:

"The next train to arrive at Platform 4 is the......
Forum: Music 07-04-2015, 07:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,747
Posted By Billy Hicks
They'd be one of these legacy bands, releasing an...

They'd be one of these legacy bands, releasing an album every few years that gets critically acclaimed as a "return to form" or "The best since Nevermind" but mostly ignored outside of their...
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