Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

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Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received"

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Welcome to the Nur Ein XIV!

How do you enter?
Submit an original song by April 29th at 12:01 AM (EDT) that fits the following criteria

Title: Message Received
Challenge: Use of spelling in a song.

(Use of spelling... Think "Saturday Night" by Bay City Rollers or "Respect" by Aretha Franklin)

Send your MP3 to nurein.sidefight@gmail.com

Good luck!
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Erin is out, and I'm not sure I'm up to the challenge this year solo. But this is still exciting! I may toss together some crap for a round zero entry just in case inspiration strikes, who knows. :)

Would you mind if I reformatted the thread title to match the format of all the previous rounds' titles? (e.g. Nur Ein XIV Round Zero "Message Received")
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Go ahead. Reformat to your hearts content.
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Done, thanks!
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Lunkhead wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 am
I may toss together some crap for a round zero entry just in case inspiration strikes, who knows. :)
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This challenge evokes W.A.S.P. for me
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Made me think of this:

https://youtu.be/7n8ocYH8Fzk

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FIRE IN CAIRO
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I forgot ‘American Woman’ had spelling in it, and researched to find it was literally written on stage as they were changing out a string. Lyrics improvised. The only way they remembered it was someone in the audience had bootlegged the concert, and they got his tape to write down the lyrics.

The whole thing was like a Canadian movie script. Guy tunes guitar and finds a riff and keeps playing it on stage so he won’t forget. Rest of band slowly join in from break and add to the groove.Then they yell at the vocalist to get up and sing something, and the first thing that comes to his head is ‘American Woman. Stay away from me’.

The whole song is essentially a Wayne Brady skit.
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My personal favorite spelling in a song:
"I'd like to see 1984 redubbed with this in the soundtrack."- Furrypedro.
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This is probably my favourite. Unless I'm forgetting any that are even better.

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My favorite is of course by They Might Be Giants.

D, world destruction
Over and overture
N, do I need
Apostrophe T, need this torture?

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Does this one count?


Probably this is the greatest spelling song though.
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My actual favorite though is Patti Smith's "Gloria"


and I am also very fond of Warpaint's "Billie Holiday"
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And this one:

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Just heard this one on the radio this morning:

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Phillipso, Older Brothers, Semolina Pilchards, Zipline , Thank Glennny for the Frisbee, The Odoriferous Valley, The Worldly Self Assurance, Berkeley Social Scene, Very Gentle Knives, Daddy Bop Swing Set, GUNS, The Kraken Lives, Cavedwellers
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all of those pale in the face of the pale faces of ABBA
blippity blop ya don’t stop heyyyyyyyyy
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My favourite ABBA song! But does it count as spelling if it's already an acronym?
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I am not a judge, but I would say acronyms do not count. The challenge says to use spelling, not letters.
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I always assumed it was Swedish for "sauce". Because ABBA is nothing if not

SAUCY
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* this is not a disclaimer
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