Today’s playlist is just fantastic. Arcade Fire vs. Pixies is going to be like choosing between the children I don’t have, Rumours vs. Blue Album is an epic generational battle, and music tournament legends Queen and Van Morrison make their debuts on the radio side of the bracket.
For our next set of matches, votes are due by Friday, March 1 at 8:00 PM PCT. Playlist is here, full rules and philosophy here, and the tournament bracket is here. See you in the comments!Best Track One, Side One
“Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)” (Arcade Fire, Funeral) vs. “Debaser” (Pixies, Doolittle)
“Secondhand News” (Fleetwood Mac, Rumours) vs. “My Name is Jonas” (Weezer, Blue Album)
Best Song About The Radio
“Radio Gaga” (Queen) vs. “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio” (Joni Mitchell)
“Caravan” (Van Morrison & the Band) vs. “Around the Dial” (Kinks)
Results from Day 4 are on the way, and will be posted here shortly. Update from G-Mo: Results from Day 4, short and sweet.
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” over “Sure Shot,” 85.2-74.3.
“Modern Love” upsets “Down On The Corner,” 85.95-80.3.
“On The Radio” over “Are You Out There,” 72.6-60.3.
“Radio, Radio” over “Baby’s In Love With The Radio,” 72.4-62.4.