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    Default Great Music - Tournament Finals: Round 1 (Matchup 2 of 13)

    For this finals poll, please choose one track to move on to the next round.

    IMPORTANT! Please do not simply vote on name recognition (or lack thereof) alone. Please do listen to each nomination and then make your choice. Even if you think you know a track well, it's still worth giving it a listen for a refresher.

    The poll will run for seven days. Discussion is greatly encouraged!

    The nominees are (please let me know if any video doesn't play for you):

    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (2006)


    Seal - Kiss From a Rose (1995)

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    HOW WE GOT HERE


    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (2006)


    Nominated by T-Dogz_AK47 on February 12, 2016.
    Seconded by Iwritecode on February 12, 2016.

    In Round 1 it placed 1st in Group 1 (April 13-20, 2016):
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (2006) 76.47%
    • Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire (2008) 64.71%
    • Lady Gaga feat. Beyoncé - Telephone (2009) 47.06%
    • Leona Lewis - Better in Time (2007) 29.41%
    • Ray LaMontagne - Empty (2006) 29.41%
    • Air France - Collapsing at Your Doorstep (2008) 11.76%
    • Girls' Generation - Gee (2009) 11.76%

    In Round 2 it placed 1st in Group 2 (June 1-8, 2016):
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (2006) 80.00%
    • Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. (2005) 60.00%
    • Rihanna - Don't Stop the Music (2007) 40.00%
    • Ray LaMontagne - Empty (2006) 26.67%
    • Fever Ray - If I Had a Heart (2009) 13.33%

    In Round 3 it placed 1st in Group 1 (July 18-25, 2016):
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (2006) 52.63%
    • The White Stripes - Blue Orchid (2005) 42.11%
    • Amy Winehouse - Rehab (2006) 36.84%
    • The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger (2006) 36.84%

    Entering the playoffs it was ranked 1st.

    In Playoffs Round 2 it beat out My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade (2006) with 55.56% of the vote (October 21-28, 2016).

    In the Quarterfinals it beat out Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. (2005) with 64.29% of the vote (November 21-28, 2016).

    In the Semifinals it beat out Lady Gaga - Bad Romance (2009) with 52.94% of the vote (December 11-18, 2016).

    In the Finals it beat out Gnarls Barkley - Crazy (2006) with 65.00% of the vote (December 20, 2016 - January 1, 2017).

    Throughout the tournament it earned an average vote percentage of 63.84%, good for 11th out of 14.

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    HOW WE GOT HERE


    Seal - Kiss From a Rose (1995)


    Nominated by T-Dogz_AK47 on February 3, 206.
    Seconded by pablo on February 4, 2016.

    In Round 1 it tied for first in Group 9 (April 8-15, 2016):
    • Coolio feat. LV - Gangsta's Paradise (1995) 60.00%
    • Seal - Kiss From a Rose (1995) 60.00%
    • Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me Much (1997) 55.00%
    • Goo Goo Dolls - Iris (1998) 50.00%
    • Manic Street Preachers - If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next (1998) 25.00%
    • Guster - Airport Song (1997) 20.00%
    • Amon Tobin - Stoney Street (1997) 10.00%

    In Round 2 it placed 1st in Group 7 (May 26 - June 2, 2016):
    • Seal - Kiss From a Rose (1995) 66.67%
    • Beastie Boys - Intergalactic (1998) 60.00%
    • Goo Goo Dolls - Iris (1998) 53.33%
    • PJ Harvey - Down by the Water (1995) 40.00%
    • Tupac - Changes (1998) 40.00%

    In Round 3 it placed 1st in Group 4 (July 12-19, 2016):
    • Seal - Kiss From a Rose (1995) 68.42%
    • Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know (1995) 63.16%
    • Chumbawamba - Tubthumping (1997) 42.11%
    • Hole - Celebrity Skin (1998) 10.53%

    Entering the playoffs it was ranked 10th.

    In Playoffs Round 1 it beat out The Wallflowers - One Headlight (1996) with 57.89% of the vote (August 30 - September 9, 2016).

    In Playoffs Round 2 it beat out Santana feat. Rob Thomas - Smooth (1999) with 70.59% of the vote (October 18-25, 2016).

    In the Quarterfinals it beat out Oasis - Wonderwall (1995) with 50.00% of the vote (November 18-25, 2016).

    In the Semifinals it beat out Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know (1995) with 64.71% of the vote (December 10-17, 2016).

    In the Finals it beat out No Doubt - Don't Speak (1995) with 54.17% of the vote (December 20, 2016 - January 1, 2017).

    Througout the tournament it earned an average vote percentage of 61.56%, good for 14th out of 14.

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    Kiss From A Rose
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    Tied at four. But still early.

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    All for the Rose

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    Seal still killing it. I really did not think it would go this far.

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    Nor did I. Honestly I'm not a fan of either song. There's so many better ones from this era.
    Only the gentle are ever really strong.

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    Rose is pretty much a perfect song.
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    Not the Peppers' best, even though I personally love it, so....Seal
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    My vote should be enough to Seal the deal here....

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    The poll has closed. "Kiss From a Rose" will face Vaughn Monroe - Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) (1949) in Round 2.

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