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24th Mar '17 5:40:42 PM TheNicestGuy
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* AWildRapperAppears: When they covered {{Music/ABBA}}'s "Take a Chance on Me", they apparently concluded that one thing missing from the original was raggamuffin toasting. Cue MC Kinky for the bridge.
24th Mar '17 5:01:46 PM TheNicestGuy
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* SelfEmpowermentAnthem: "Chains of Love". It's worded generically enough that it doesn't ''have'' to be about gay couples specifically, but it's hard to read it as anything but a call-to-arms for lovers in proscribed romances.
24th Mar '17 4:03:00 PM TheNicestGuy
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* ComingOutStory: "Hideaway" from ''Circus'' never uses the word "gay", but the message is clear.
24th Mar '17 4:02:19 PM TheNicestGuy
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* ComingOutStory: "Hideaway" from ''Circus'' never uses the word "gay", but the message is clear.
8th Dec '16 3:18:12 PM NWolfman
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* SyntheticVoiceActor: "Video Killed The Radio Star" is sung by Vince's laptop, because Andy thought it was a stupid song and wouldn't cover it.

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* SyntheticVoiceActor: "Video Killed The Radio Star" is sung by Vince's laptop, because laptop. Depending on whom you ask, Andy either thought it was a stupid song and wouldn't cover it.it or didn't think his voice could do the song justice.
7th Aug '16 4:11:40 PM Exxolon
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->''Come to me, cover me, hold me,''

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->''Come to me, cover me, hold me,''me,\\
7th Aug '16 4:11:28 PM Exxolon
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left - Andy Bell, Right - Vince Clarke]]
->''Come to me, cover me, hold me,''
Together we'll break these chains of love.\\
Don't give up, don't give up,\\
Together with me and my baby break the chains of love.''
-->"Chains of Love"
15th Oct '15 7:59:41 PM Solace
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* ''Snow Globe'' (2013)
* ''The Violet Flame'' (2014)
4th Oct '15 11:04:03 AM StFan
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* EndlessWinter: The music video for "Always" features a {{Kabuki}} style demon who was intent on creating an eternal winter. Andy Bell portrays the nature god who defeats him.

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* EndlessWinter: The music video for "Always" features a {{Kabuki}} style Kabuki-style demon who was intent on creating an eternal winter. Andy Bell portrays the nature god who defeats him.
26th Jan '15 10:35:43 AM bt8257
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* CoverVersion: ''Other People's Songs'' is a whole album full, as is {{ABBA}}-esque.

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* CoverVersion: ''Other People's Songs'' is a whole album full, as is {{ABBA}}-esque.Music/{{ABBA}}-esque.



* EpicRocking: The SelfTitledAlbum brings us two examples, "Sono Luminus"(7:52), and "Rock Me Gently"(10:01). The single mix for the latter, however, shaves six minutes off of the song length.

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* EpicRocking: The SelfTitledAlbum brings us two examples, "Sono Luminus"(7:52), Luminus" (7:52), and "Rock Me Gently"(10:01). Gently" (10:01). The single mix for the latter, however, shaves six minutes off of the song length.off.



* NamesTheSame: There was an Andy Bell in {{Oasis}}; also a source of conflict when "A Little Respect" was written--Vince thought it would get confused with the Aretha Franklin classic "Respect".
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