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Indiepop list member's poll 1997 Results
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the bands you couldn't live without:
1. Belle & Sebastian (39)
2. Holiday (9)
3. The Trembling Blue Stars (8)
4. The Magnetic Fields (7)
   The Divine Comedy (7)
6. The Apples in Stereo (6)
   Heavenly (6)
7. La Buena Vida (5)
   Push Kings (5)
   Stereolab (5)

(and 134 other bands with 4 or less votes)

pop songs your new boyfriend should really know about:
1. Belle & Sebastian - A Century Of Fakers (5)
2. Belle & Sebastian - Photo Jenny (4)
   Juniper - Think and Die Thinking (4)
4. Eggstone - April and May (3)
   Ninotchka - I've got wings (3)

(plus 216 other songs with one or two votes)

most listen to longplay records:
 1. Belle & Sebastian - If You Are Feeling Sinister (30)
 2. Holiday - Cafe Reggio (10)
 3. Push Kings (8)
 4. La Buena Vida - Soidemersol (7)
    Shoestrings - Wishes on planes (7)
 6. The Apples in Stereo - Tone Soul Evolution (6)
    Morrissey - Maladjusted (6)
    Various - Songs for the jet set (6)
 9. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Herat Beating As One (5)
10. Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk (4)
    Radiohead - ok computer (4)
    Sarah Cracknell - Lipslide (4)

(plus 141 other albums with 3 or less votes)

most promising new acts:
1. Shoestrings (10)
   Belle & Sebastian (10)
3. Aden (6)
   Ninotchka (6)
5. Juniper (5)
6. Bella Vista (4)
   Birdie (4)
   Gaze (4)
   Kumari (4)
   Starlet (4)
   Syrup USA (4)
   Watoo Watoo (4)

(plus 133 other bands with 3 or less votes)

most amazing live experiences:

1. Belle & Sebastian (16)
2. Stereolab (13)
3. The Magnetic Fields (11)
4. Morrissey (10)
5. Yo La Tengo (9)
6. Popfest New York City (8)
7. #Poundsign# (7)
8. Holiday (6)
9. PopFest Chicago (5)
   Juniper (5)
   Olivia Tremor Control (5)
   Spiritualized (5)

(plus 131 other gigs with 4 or less votes)

most fancied indiepop personality:

1. Stephin Merritt (6)
2. Morrissey (4)
3. Graeme Superkid Kennedy (3)
   Pam Berry (3)

(plus 60 other people with one or two votes)

best band not from the US or the UK:

1. La Buena Vida - Spain (6)
2. The Cat's Miaow - Australia (5)
3. Club 8 - Sweden(4)
   The Cardigans - Sweden (4)
5. Ashtray Boy - Australia (3)
   Cessna - Finland (3)
   Eggstone - Sweden (3)
   Le Mans - Spain (3)
   Sloan - Canada (3)

(plus 39 other bands with one or two votes)

best EP or mini-LP:

1. Belle & Sebastian - 3..6..9 Seconds of light (9)
2. Belle & Sebastian - Dog On Whells (5)
   Belle & Sebastian - Lazy Line-Painter Jane (5)
4. The Ropers "The World is Fire" (4)
5. Arabesque (3)
   Watoo Watoo - Un Peu de Moi (3)
7. Lilys - Services (For the Soon to Be Departed) (2)

(plus 46 other records with one vote each)

cool mailing list or newsgroup besides indiepop:

1. Sinister (Belle and Sebastian List) (9)
2. IPU List (4)
3. Sick and Tired (3)
   There′s no other cool besides... (3)

(plus 33 other internet resources with one or two votes)

best thread on the indiepop list:

1. The Pop World vs. Ryan Stotz (13)
2. Romance related threads (9)
      You know when you have a crush on someone when
      Indiepop sex secret sharing
      making indiepop tapes for crushes
      music to have sex to
      songs to break up to
      songs We Lost Our Virginity To

(plus 18 other threads with one or two votes)

a fine music fanzine:

1. Caught in flux (8)
2. Chickfactor (3)
3. Kickstand (3)
   Power Toot (3)
   Restaurant Fuel (3)
   The Big Takeover (3)

(plus 41 other threads with one or two votes)

this sucked in 1996:

1. The Indiepop List (9)
     indie snobbery on the indiepop list
     the way the indiepop-list has been taken over by bullies
     the mainstreaming (rockification) of the indiepop list
     the number of veteran listees who unsubscribed after being
     flamed one too many times by the new indie-rock stormtroopers
2. Oasis (7)
   Spice Girls (7)
4. Holiday breaking up (5)
   Ryan 'i was french in the morning' Stotz (5)

(plus 48 other things)


as voted by 110 members of the indiepop mailing-list in December 1997
Last updated: 1-Jan-1998 © 1994-2017 TweeNet Creative Commons License