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Re: [augiemarch] Re: Holy Balls! Number One!

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  • Aurora
    Oh phew, that s good to know! :)
    Message 1 of 16 , Feb 1, 2007
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      Oh phew, that's good to know! :)

       
      On 1/31/07, whozza_bunyip2 <chris@...> wrote:

      Oh man... it was totally a joke. Promise. And for the record, I
      absolutely do not know my place.

      --- In augiemarch@yahoogroups.com, Aurora <bogcopper@...> wrote:
      >
      > I can't tell if you were joking or not -- as I've proven on this
      list
      > already I can't distinguish jokes easily from serious comments both
      in
      > email and in real life, and my simple if not lazy solution is to err
      > on the side of silliness where it should do no harm (heavens knows
      > this group doesn't amerliorate that haha), but I meant no offense. I
      > guess what I should have said is you're personally acquainted with
      the
      > band, and out of respect I felt I'd be out of my place if I opened
      my
      > maw first. And of course, "this is list and it's a song poll, who
      > cares, you're analyzing it too much", but you know, there are all
      > sorts of unwritten social ettiquette (that I am miserable at
      > following) that languors in the back of the minds of many....I'm
      very
      > sorry, I can be such a bitch.
      >
      > Aurora
      >
      > On 1/30/07, whozza_bunyip2 <chris@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Are you implying that I don't know my place?
      > >
      > > --- In augiemarch@yahoogroups.com , Aurora <bogcopper@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Yes, congratulations you guys!!! I didn't want to be imposing
      since
      > > > I'm an American and this is an Aussie thing, so I was waiting
      for
      > > > whozza to go first. ;)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 1/30/07, whozza_bunyip2 <chris@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Congratulations on the big fat number one, fellas (fella).
      It'll
      > > do
      > > > > just fine over here... you'll be hottubbing with Avril and
      AFI in
      > > no
      > > > > time.
      > > > >
      > > > > That's something to look forward to, isn't it?
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In augiemarch@yahoogroups.com, "brokenspringbird"
      <augiehot@>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Cheers. I don't especially hate playing that one, but it's
      > > > > actually a really big effort to pull it
      > > > > > off well. Any song you have to play hundreds of times
      becomes a
      > > > > bit of a millstone. It'd
      > > > > > be nice to have it do stuff for us overseas but don't hold
      yr
      > > > > breath. If there's one thing this
      > > > > > operation is good at it's missing the boat, so we won't be
      > > ignoring
      > > > > you guys from the
      > > > > > French Riviera any time soon. Got a new record to make
      anyway.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In augiemarch@yahoogroups.com, "strumbird" <strumbird@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I don't know whether to say 'oh shit' or 'wow'. I feel the
      > > > > latter
      > > > > > > as it is a huge feather in Augie's cap and entirely
      > > unexpected.
      > > > > I
      > > > > > > thought that it would perhaps get to top 20 (I voted for
      it of
      > > > > > > course!) but never in my wildest dreams thought it could
      be at
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > top! This song can make it in any country that it can be
      > > > > released
      > > > > > > in and it (must)should be. It deserves airplay in the US
      and
      > > > > Canada
      > > > > > > and all over Europe as well. This song can carry the band
      to a
      > > > > > > place they perhaps never thought they'd occupy. I guess
      then
      > > > > that
      > > > > > > the boys wouldn't talk to us anymore but what a buzz it
      would
      > > be
      > > > > for
      > > > > > > a thoroughly bunch of musos.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > 'Oh shit!" comes to mind because we know that Glenn hates
      > > playing
      > > > > > > the song and he's now in a position where its going to be
      > > > > demanded
      > > > > > > of him all over again - poor bastard! Glenn, you'll just
      have
      > > to
      > > > > > > work out a way to play it that doesn't piss you off - it
      is
      > > your
      > > > > > > gravy train as well as your millstone. I hope you've got a
      > > > > strong
      > > > > > > neck and that you like lots of gravy!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Congratulations, once again and I hope that this will be a
      > > > > > > springboard to a chance of greater success later this year
      > > with
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > new album and single. Hope the renewed interest spurs you
      guys
      > > > > and
      > > > > > > Sony on to bring it out sooner rather than later.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Well done!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Andrew, your oldest fan in existence! (or so I claim -
      I'm a
      > > 55 y
      > > > > o
      > > > > > > non-corporateer!)
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >


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