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Aug 10, 2008, 01:34 PM
 
What 3 songs have the highest playcount in iTunes, and how many?
     
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Aug 10, 2008, 01:36 PM
 
I will start:

1. Reckoner, Radiohead, 66
2. Bodysnatchers, Radiohead, 60
3. Go To Sleep, Radiohead, 52
     
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Aug 10, 2008, 01:42 PM
 
On my old computer, I had a song at over 1200 plays... haha.

I would post my top 3 played songs, BUT my Macbook is getting its top cover replaced because of a chip/crack on the palm rest bit! I'll post them later, have no fear.
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Aug 10, 2008, 02:48 PM
 
tow the line, Nick Drake, 94
Sanctity of Brothers, Unearth, 50
This Glorious Nightmare, Unearth, 48

Pretty much describes my music tastes. Hardcore/metal and a folkster who killed himself with pills.
     
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Aug 10, 2008, 03:52 PM
 
Violet Hill - 22
Cemeteries of London - 20
Lost! - 19

All from Coldplay's latest album.
     
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Aug 10, 2008, 04:47 PM
 


6644 items in the music folder.
one post closer to five stars
     
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Aug 10, 2008, 08:44 PM
 
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Aug 10, 2008, 09:23 PM
 
Over the years I have lost my play-count history during an upgrade or deliberately reset it to start anew.
I have never let it build up a play-count more than a year. Right now my current top three are as follows.

DeVotchKa, "The Clockwise Witness" - 26
Arcade Fire, "Ocean of Noise" - 25 (tie)
The Mountain Goats, "This Year" - 25 (tie)
Damien Rice, "9 Crimes" - 13

In the rest of my top 50 there is a lot of DeVotchKa, Smashing Pumpkins, and Luna.
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Aug 10, 2008, 10:19 PM
 
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Hide and seek is an absolutely amazing tune!!! Very harmonically clever!

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Aug 10, 2008, 11:45 PM
 
Let Go...........Frou Frou............208
Teardrop.......Massive Attack....117
Summertime..DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince......110
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 06:35 AM
 
Deiche - Kettcar - 274

Ageless Beauty - Stars - 205

Celebration Guns - Stars - 193

And I have to include the 4th:
The Night Starts Here - Stars - 178
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 09:35 AM
 
My wife and I share our music library, which kinda throws things off a bit (also I lost my entire collection about two years ago which means my playcounts aren't as old as hers) so here's mine:

201 - Between the Bars - Elliott Smith (never heard of the song or artist before)
177 - A Lack of Color - Death Cab for Cutie (don't think I've ever listened to it)
171 - Love Will Come Through - Travis (also never heard of the song or artist before, though I'm listening to it right now and like it)

Unfortunately there's no way to really restrict it to just my songs since there's a large amount of overlap between the songs we listen to.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 09:51 AM
 
Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
My wife and I share our music library, which kinda throws things off a bit (also I lost my entire collection about two years ago which means my playcounts aren't as old as hers) so here's mine:

201 - Between the Bars - Elliott Smith (never heard of the song or artist before)
177 - A Lack of Color - Death Cab for Cutie (don't think I've ever listened to it)
171 - Love Will Come Through - Travis (also never heard of the song or artist before, though I'm listening to it right now and like it)

Unfortunately there's no way to really restrict it to just my songs since there's a large amount of overlap between the songs we listen to.
You have never heard of your wifes most heard songs?
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:07 AM
 
"Say" - John Mayer
"Yes You Have" - Leeland
"Fighting for Your Heart" - After Edmund
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:36 AM
 
Hmm … define ‘top three’. I have quite a few ties:

     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:37 AM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
You have never heard of your wifes most heard songs?
She just puts them on her iPod and listens to them in the car and at the gym. When we're both at home we have a subset of music that we both like and listen to. Our tastes have quite a lot of overlap, but some of our favorite stuff tends to be at the edges where there isn't overlap.

Also she works in the music industry and deals with a lot of indie artists, so she has a lot of stuff that pretty much no one's ever heard of (though a lot of it is really good; check out OurStage.com if you're interested).
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:42 AM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
"Yes You Have" - Leeland
I saw them perform live at a youth event for Jr. Highers that I chaperoned last year...incredible band.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:45 AM
 
Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
She just puts them on her iPod and listens to them in the car and at the gym. When we're both at home we have a subset of music that we both like and listen to. Our tastes have quite a lot of overlap, but some of our favorite stuff tends to be at the edges where there isn't overlap.
Makes sense.

Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
Also she works in the music industry and deals with a lot of indie artists, so she has a lot of stuff that pretty much no one's ever heard of (though a lot of it is really good; check out OurStage.com if you're interested).
Also makes sense. Checked out the link... I love looking for new music so I will definitely check it out when I knock off from work.
     
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Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
I saw them perform live at a youth event for Jr. Highers that I chaperoned last year...incredible band.
The kid is an amazing singer. Their last album wasn't quite so incredible as the first, but still pretty good.

We went to see them open up for Casting Crowns earlier this year. We watched Leeland, listened to one Casting Crowns song, and then left.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 12:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
I will start:

1. Reckoner, Radiohead, 66
2. Bodysnatchers, Radiohead, 60
3. Go To Sleep, Radiohead, 52
Bodysnatchers is an amazing song!
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My highest right now is "Smile like you mean it," by The Killers with I believe 35. I'm not at home to check (I know it's in the 30's.)
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 12:56 PM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
The kid is an amazing singer. Their last album wasn't quite so incredible as the first, but still pretty good.

We went to see them open up for Casting Crowns earlier this year. We watched Leeland, listened to one Casting Crowns song, and then left.
Josh Bates, Nichole Nordeman, and Casting Crowns came to Ames a couple years back. My then-girlfriend loved Nichole so I managed to get us in for free through a friend that was looking for people to help sell merchandise between acts, and as payment we all got a free shirt. I ended up getting a Casting Crowns shirt that I wear occasionally just because I like the colors - I actually don't have a single one of their songs in my iTunes. They're okay, just a bit "generic" for me.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 01:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by @pplejaxkz View Post
Bodysnatchers is an amazing song!
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My highest right now is "Smile like you mean it," by The Killers with I believe 35. I'm not at home to check (I know it's in the 30's.)
Bodysnatchers is great. Love the distortion on that one. Actually, In Rainbows as a whole is good. I am big into Radiohead. Although I think that in a day or two Magic Doors by Portishead will have overtaken them for the #1 spot in my library.

Smile Like You Mean It is also good - and Hot Fuss is an awesome album. Mr. Brightside is one of the best songs I have ever heard, actually. You really get his angst in that song.

Funny, I really like depressing music.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 01:35 PM
 
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Aug 11, 2008, 01:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
Bodysnatchers is great. Love the distortion on that one. Actually, In Rainbows as a whole is good. I am big into Radiohead. Although I think that in a day or two Magic Doors by Portishead will have overtaken them for the #1 spot in my library.


Magic Doors has been moving up my play-count number as well. Overall I give Third about a B+ but Magic Doors and Hunter are tops.
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Aug 11, 2008, 01:41 PM
 
Originally Posted by dcmacdaddy View Post


Magic Doors has been moving up my play-count number as well. Overall I give Third about a B+ but Magic Doors and Hunter are tops.
#4 is Wandering Star - Portishead... another great song.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 01:54 PM
 
Pump It, Black Eyed Peas, 536
Here It Goes Again, OK Go, 439
Strange Craft, DRONE, 412
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Aug 11, 2008, 03:34 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
Smile Like You Mean It is also good - and Hot Fuss is an awesome album. Mr. Brightside is one of the best songs I have ever heard, actually. You really get his angst in that song.

Funny, I really like depressing music.
Yeah Mr. Brightside is amazing too! It is funny, I like depressing music as well. I have no idea why lol.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 03:41 PM
 
I have to say Everything wIll be Alright is my favorite off the album. I'd kill to have that electronic jingle in the middle as a stand-alone ringtone.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 03:55 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
I have to say Everything wIll be Alright is my favorite off the album. I'd kill to have that electronic jingle in the middle as a stand-alone ringtone.
What phone do you have?

You should be able to make it with this app fairly easily.

What I have done before is snipped a section of the song, and then bluetooth'd it to my phone.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 03:58 PM
 
I want just the electronic jingle. As in none of the background of the song or singing.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 03:59 PM
 
277 - From The Inside Out by Hillsong United
247 - Living Hallelujah by Sarah Kelly
243 - The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 04:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
I want just the electronic jingle. As in none of the background of the song or singing.
Oh, sorry capi-tan.
     
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Oh, sorry capi-tan.
Carry on.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Carry on.
That was a song by CSNY...
     
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Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
My wife and I share our music library, which kinda throws things off a bit (also I lost my entire collection about two years ago which means my playcounts aren't as old as hers) so here's mine:

201 - Between the Bars - Elliott Smith (never heard of the song or artist before)
177 - A Lack of Color - Death Cab for Cutie (don't think I've ever listened to it)
171 - Love Will Come Through - Travis (also never heard of the song or artist before, though I'm listening to it right now and like it)
Your wife has good taste. You however need education. I prescribe Elliot Smith's Figure 8 on repeat

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Aug 11, 2008, 07:39 PM
 
Originally Posted by - - e r i k - - View Post
Your wife has good taste. You however need education. I prescribe Elliot Smith's Figure 8 on repeat
My tastes tend to run in a slightly different direction. Lately I've been listening mostly to Classica/Baroque/Romantic, Hip Hop, and Reggae.
     
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Originally Posted by - - e r i k - - View Post
Your wife has good taste. You however need education. I prescribe Elliot Smith's Figure 8 on repeat
i concur, elliot smith is good. "between the bars", and "angeles" are both in my top 25 (off either/or)
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Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
My tastes tend to run in a slightly different direction. Lately I've been listening mostly to Classica/Baroque/Romantic, Hip Hop, and Reggae.
I love Reggae! I like Half Pint, Yellow man, Buju Banton. And you could never go wrong with some Peter Tosh and Marley.
     
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Aug 11, 2008, 11:28 PM
 
1. McVaffe - London Drizzle: 102 plays
2. Nikkfurie - Thé à la menthe: 97 plays
3. Juno Reactor/Don Davis - Mona Lisa Overdrive: 95 plays
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
3. Juno Reactor/Don Davis - Mona Lisa Overdrive: 95 plays
The Matrix: Reloaded Soundtrack. That song's in my top 10%.
     
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Aug 12, 2008, 12:29 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
I want just the electronic jingle. As in none of the background of the song or singing.
Don't worry, Everything Will Be Alright.
I believe you want number 3. I'll let you know when I want you to off someone for me.

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Originally Posted by @pplejaxkz View Post
I love Reggae! I like Half Pint, Yellow man, Buju Banton. And you could never go wrong with some Peter Tosh and Marley.
I basically obsessed with Tosh. Freaking fantastic. I like Marley too, but mostly his older stuff (when it was a sort of early proto-reggae). Also a massive fan of Linton Kwesi Johnson, who's in something of a category of his own. My wife is a massive John Brown's Body fan, and goes to pretty much every one of their concerts that are in range (which is quite a few as they play at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston as well as Stone Church in New Hampshire quite often). I like them too, but am not such a fan of their live performances (at least the one I've been to, I'm going to give them another shot next time they're nearby). We actually almost hired the JBBs to play our wedding, but ended up going with a local funk band (which turned out to be one of the best ideas ever).
     
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I guess you weren't in as much of a need for this as I thought you were.

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The Matrix: Reloaded Soundtrack. That song's in my top 10%.
I'm always impressed whenever a song longer than 6 minutes makes it pretty far up the ladder. Technically, I've spent more time listening to Mona Lisa than the two songs above it combined.

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I guess you weren't in as much of a need for this as I thought you were.
Yeah, my statement wasn't entirely accurate, as I switched to a phone I can't add custom ringtones to (easily) two months ago.
Thanks though!
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 09:31 AM
 
I'm always impressed whenever a song longer than 6 minutes makes it pretty far up the ladder. Technically, I've spent more time listening to Mona Lisa than the two songs above it combined.
About half the songs in my library are longer than six minutes, I’d guess. In my screenshot on page one, there are five that are longer than six minutes (though one of them is like 6:02, so almost cheating).
     
 
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