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Song Wars

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A fortnightly feature of the Adam and Joe BBC6 Music show, in which Adam and Joe compose and perform songs on a given theme and battle them in the arena of listener votes.

 

'Smashing'

The Times

'...proving that the comedy song can be, like, actual proper art, when well executed'

The Observer

 

Here's a tally of the scores so far (non-competition Song Wars songs excluded):

 

  Won Lost % Won
Adam 15 14 52%
Joe 14 13 52%
Garth Jennings 2 3 40%
Chris Salt 1 0 100%
Danny Wallace 1 0 100%
Richard Glover 0 1 0%

 

 


Volume 1

 

Track No.
  Download Video
1 Song Wars Song Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Shaun Keaveny Replacement Shows (20 August 2007)

2
European Supermarket Joe iTunes N/A
3 Jane's Brain (WIN) Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Height (27 October 2007)

4
T. A. L. L. (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
5 4 Foot Club Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Public Transport (03 November 2007)

6
The Public Transport Song (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
7 Tiny Mobile Speakers Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Song for a listener (17 November 2007)

8
Jack Meller's Song Joe iTunes N/A
9 James Rohan Neanderthal Man (WIN) Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Climate Change w/ Whistling (24 November 2007)

10
Global Warming Song (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
11 Sincere Whistling Eco Song Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: IKEA Meatballs Instructions (10 November 2007)

12
Meatballs (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
13 Meatballs Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here (01 December 2007)

14
IACGMOOH (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
15 I'm a Celebrity Song Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Christmas (15 December 2007)

16
All Night Garage (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
17 Christmas Country Party Time Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: End Credits Music for a Film (08 December 2007)

18
The Shining Joe iTunes N/A
19 The Hours (WIN) Adam iTunes Youtube

THEME: Cryptozoology (12 January 2008)

20
Bigfoot (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
21 Loch Ness Monster Song Adam iTunes N/A

THEME: Instructional Songs for Children (19 January 2008)

22
The Right and Wrong Song (WIN) Joe iTunes N/A
23 Toothpaste Brush Adam iTunes N/A

WEEK OFF (02 February 2008)

24 No More Song Wars Joe iTunes N/A

 

 

 


Yet To Be Released

 

Track No.
THEME: Ringtones (05 January 2008) Download Video

Phone Call Joe N/A N/A

You Funky Mother Joe N/A N/A

Excuse Me Joe N/A N/A

You Got a Call (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Internet Piracy (26 January 2008)  

Cautionary Song about Illegal Downloading Joe N/A N/A

Piracy Song (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Songs in a Foreign Language (01 March 2008)  
  The Actresses of France Joe N/A N/A
  Penelope Cruz (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

WEEK OFF (08 March 2008)  
  This is Not a Song Joe N/A N/A

THEME: Songs Featuring Family Members (15 March 2008)  
  I'm Still Standing (feat. Grandma Joan) Garth N/A N/A
  BaaadDad Rap (feat. Nigel Buxton) (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Kate Nash Songs (29 March 2009)  
  Itchy Bum Joe N/A N/A
  Bums and Binge Drinking (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

WEEK OFF (12 April 2008)  
  Jackson Brown Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Festival Songs (19 April 2008)  
  Glastonbury Song Joe N/A N/A
  Festival Song (WIN) Adam N/A Video

THEME: Family Friendly Erotica (03 May 2008)  
  Dr. Sexy (WIN) Joe N/A N/A
  Dirty Robots Adam N/A N/A

THEME: New Birthday Songs (17 May 2008)  
  Birthday Reply Song Joe N/A N/A
  Happy Birthday Time (WIN) Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Illness (21 June 2008)  
  Hayfever (WIN) Garth N/A N/A
  Flu Adam N/A N/A

THEME: Quantum of Solace Themes (02 August 2008)  
  The Quantum of Solace Joe N/A N/A
  The Quantum of Solace (WIN) Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Songs for MOJO Magazine [MOJO Exclusive] (02 August 2008)  
  Beck Adam N/A N/A
  The Fall Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Grazia Articles (30 August 2008)  
  This Week in Grazia Joe N/A N/A
  Too Beautiful for a Cranky Old Bag Like Me (WIN) Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Credit Crunch (20 September 2008)  
  My Credit Crunchy Song (WIN) Garth N/A N/A
  The Crunch Adam N/A N/A
  Crunchier, Happier Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Radiohead 'Reckoner' Remixes (04 October 2008)  
  Thom in the Shower Garth N/A N/A
  It's Very Hard to Clear Radiohead (WIN) Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Scary Songs (25 October 2008)  
  Hello Mr. Ghost Joe N/A N/A
  Nutty Room (WIN) Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Revised Theme Tunes (08 November 2008)  
  Antiques Roadshow (WIN) Joe N/A N/A
  Here is the News Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: National Treasures (06 December 2008)  
  La La La Lumley (WIN) Joe N/A N/A
  Stephen Fry Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Guest Song Wars (27 December 2008)  
  Merry Christmas Song (WIN) Chris N/A N/A
  Nativity Play Garth N/A

N/A


THEME: Baz Luhrmann's Australia (10 January 2009)  
  Australia Joe N/A N/A
  Australia Song (WIN) Adam N/A

Video


THEME: Contractual Obligation Songs (24 January 2009)  
  Your Wife and Kids Joe N/A N/A
  Haughty Man Adam N/A

N/A


THEME: Songs about Adam and Joe (31 January 2009)  
  Adam (WIN) Danny N/A N/A
  Joe Richard N/A

N/A

             
THEME: Ultimate '80s Songs (07 March 2009)                                                     
  Incredible Song                                     
Joe       N/A N/A
  '80s Song (WIN) Adam N/A

N/A

 


Video Wars

A listener competition to create a video for either Adam's 'Jane's Brain' or Joe's 'Meatballs'.

Winner Chris Salt appeared on BBC6 Music Series 2 Show 40.

 

EXPLANATION VIDEO: Youtube

WINNER: Chris Salt - 'Jane's Brain'

RUNNER'S UP:

The Emmett Family - 'Meatballs'

Ali McKernan - 'Jane's Brain'

Bill Edwards - 'Jane's Brain'

Stuart Lanceley - 'Meatballs'

 

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