Music tournament strategizing is in full swing this weekend. Some coaches see the first round slipping away, others try to lock it down, and a few in the middle are trying to navigate wins without pitching their big guns. It all makes for an entertaining tournament. Listen to Game 4 match-ups here (by the way, does the “U” in Match-up look better capitalized or not in the headline?), and vote by commenting before 10pm (EST) on Tuesday. Tuesday night gets a bonus hour, as I won’t be getting to the next update until after my weekly basketball pick-up game. And now, Game 3 Results:
These Bones (Super Furry Animals) holds off It’s So Hard to Be a Saint in the City (live) (Bruce Springsteen), 94-88. Even Boss fans expressed some disappointment here, and SFA jumps to a surprising 2-1 lead. Gmo is yet to call on any of the big dogs, though.
Paint It Black (Rolling Stones) def. Should I Stay or Should I Go (Clash), 124-110. A second straight win for the Stones puts them ahead 2-1. Game 4 should be a close battle.
Under Pressure (David Bowie) crushes That’s Where It’s At (Sam Cooke), 154-115. After two narrow wins, Grant had enough and called in the ace. The call had some valid strategy to it, as Under Pressure took out one of Cooke’s best songs and brought Bowie back into the series. Sam Cooke still leads 2-1, with both coaches putting up top songs for Game 4.
Living Loving Maid (Led Zeppelin) defeats Sunday Girl (Blondie), 117-98. With Led Zeppelin up 3-0, Aiko turns to Call Me, which stormed its way through the Living the Dream tournament a little over a year ago.
Game 4 Match-ups
The Man Don’t Give A Fuck (Super Furry Animals) vs. I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen)
Wrong ‘Em Boyo (Clash) vs. Street Fighting Man (Rolling Stones)
Bring It On Home To Me (Sam Cooke) vs. Modern Love (David Bowie)
Call Me (Blondie) vs. The Crunge (Led Zeppelin)