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Nur Ein XV Round Four "Carte Blanche"

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Halfway home. Can you handle the 4th round?

Submit an original song by June 7th at 11:59 PM (EDT) that fits the following criteria

Title: Carte Blanche
Challenge: Bond Theme.

Send your MP3 to nurein.sidefight@gmail.com

Good luck!
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"I'd like to see 1984 redubbed with this in the soundtrack."- Furrypedro.
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Wow, that playlist was a real journey. Too bad they didn't have the Chris Cornell Bond theme.

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1d530

Also, we've reached the Nur Ein halfway point! Four weeks down, four to go.
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Definitely calypso is the way to go
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This feels way out of my wheelhouse, but I guess that makes it a good challenge, eh?
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Nur Ein XV - Round 4 Listening Party - 'Carte Blanche' - Bond Theme.
Live Monday 6/8 at 9pm EDT. Drop in to the chat to talk with the other artists.



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Typically, the judges ding vague, melodramatic, cliched lyrics, but now I guess you want this? Bond themes are full of this pap.
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Lunkhead wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:41 am
Wow, that playlist was a real journey. Too bad they didn't have the Chris Cornell Bond theme.

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1d530

Also, we've reached the Nur Ein halfway point! Four weeks down, four to go.
I am a sucker for Chris Cornell, in case anyone wants to pander. Just saying :P
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Typically, the judges ding vague, melodramatic, cliched lyrics, but now I guess you want this? Bond themes are full of this pap.
I am a basic bitch who loves basic things. Pap it up.
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I am a messy bitch who loves the drama
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I am more of a bitchy bitch. Almost like that cartoon character with all the money, yet not at all like that.
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Bitch McDuck?
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bennyharv3 wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:23 pm
Lunkhead wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:41 am
Wow, that playlist was a real journey. Too bad they didn't have the Chris Cornell Bond theme.

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1d530

Also, we've reached the Nur Ein halfway point! Four weeks down, four to go.
I am a sucker for Chris Cornell, in case anyone wants to pander. Just saying :P
Geech wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:47 am
Typically, the judges ding vague, melodramatic, cliched lyrics, but now I guess you want this? Bond themes are full of this pap.
I am a basic bitch who loves basic things. Pap it up.
I want all the lyrics to sound like the Mountain Goats*, and I can’t stand Chris Cornell**. Have fun trying to please both of us!

* not really, although The Best Ever Death Metal Bond out of Denton would be a good Bond theme
** definitely true
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I desperately want to write The Best Ever Death Metal Bond Out Of Denton now. Genius.
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Please do :D
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owl wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:57 pm


I want all the lyrics to sound like the Mountain Goats*, and I can’t stand Chris Cornell**. Have fun trying to please both of us!
Now I know how I survived Round One. Thank you!

Also, someone not on these boards said that my "Rear Window" sounded Mountain Goats-ish too. I just can't get them out of my songs!
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I think I mentioned my affection for that band in my review for that round, but on the other hand, I know at least one of the other judges can’t stand them, so again... good luck trying to please us all :)

The Sunday Colors from last year’s Nur Ein still wins the Darnielle-alike award in my book, though.
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Well, I guess I won't be finishing my thematic instrumental that's 20 minutes long and has a different instrument playing a variation of the melody every roughly 30-60 seconds before going back to the hook to introduce the next, as the instruments slowly degrade in sophistication until there's a flushing toilet.
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This is the best Bond theme of all though of course:

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Lunkhead wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:16 pm
This is the best Bond theme of all though of course:
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So what does this challenge even mean?
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“Bond” is referring to James Bond, a famous book and movie character. Sorry if that wasn’t clear.
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You know, "Carte Blanche" is from the French for "blank check." And a bond is a financial instrument as well. I'm wondering whether anyone will have the chutzpah to try out that alternate take on the title/challenge.
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