'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album - Discussion Thread

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Re: 'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album

Postby Samuel-Bennett » 18 May 2017, 20:59

Kevsie wrote:I love how one persons opinion is counted as an overall statistic. Just because you don't like stages, this time or version of me, doesn't mean others don't and doesn't make it a bad album, it just means you have alternative taste. Jesus Christ. How old are the people that post here?

Northern Star is obviously a masterpiece but as I have overplayed it, it's my least listened to album these days and has been for a long time.

I enjoy Reason, some good tracks, some not so good (in my opinion!) - however it's not an album I listen to much either

Beautiful Infentions is my ultimate favourite and I don't think any of them come close. That album speaks to me, literally.

This Time, is my least favourite out of all that have been released.

STAGES, I funnily enough really like, and listen to.

The Sea, incredible.

Version of Me, I also love. I just don't feel it's as electronic as she makes it out to be, doesn't mean it's a bad album, just means I don't really understand where she was wanting to go with it.


I think that's exactly how I feel with each album. I like them all. Some more than others. I don't think any of them are bad. Just some better than others
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Postby Hannes84 » 18 May 2017, 22:26

As much as I respect Mel C and although she is my favorite singer out of the five girls, because what she has done has been done with dignity and with talent and not some cheap anti-SG tricks or very poor covers and overly sexualized (I Want Candy is a huge exception here), I have to say there is not one album from her that I enjoy from the beginning to the end. VoM comes close but not quite. Northern Star is her best one, of course, but the styles vary too much. Like so many other pop artists who gain a solid fanbase after releasing some dance/pop music that shows off their vocals, she also abandoned the genre and went pop/rock instead. Very similarly to Pink. When you do that, you lose half of your casual fans. And let's face it, most pop-rock is really boring to listen to, and they all sound the same, because the singers don't really have to sing as much as they would on a dance record. I expected a lot of VoM but it didnt deliver. I like Something for the Fire, Room for Love, Anymore and Numb.

I'm not gonna say Mel is a single, not an album artist. Cause that's very obviously Geri. But just as a general advice, I would keep the style and theme of the album the same, so it flows through organically, instead of putting too many different genre songs on it. You can mix genres in a song, but don't make the album sound like a best of.

Look at Madonna. She is still able to pull off number one albums cause her musical style hasnt changed. She experiments within the dance genre but she knows thats what the fans want and why they stick around, so any rock is also electronic, and not a single. She might be many things, but she's also smart as hell when it comes to selling albums. Listen to your fans.

Just my opinion, and I might be a bit harsh but it is only cause I actually give a damn.
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Postby soul_boy1984 » 18 May 2017, 23:28

Ok, Northern Star is a special one as it's a good album to debut with...different styles...etc

For me, after the 1st, the best albums are The Sea and Version of Me .

By the way, anyone knows how Many copies has she sold of VOM? Thanks!
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Postby tiagohm » 26 May 2017, 00:49

Brazilian edition is up for pre-order on iTunes! Release date: 23th June
https://itunes.apple.com/br/album/versi ... 1240294533
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Postby WhatTheHell » 26 May 2017, 09:40

Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?
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Postby FabianC » 26 May 2017, 15:06

WhatTheHell wrote:Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?


So I assume that Hold On was a Warner thing
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Re: 'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album

Postby felx » 26 May 2017, 15:48

FabianC wrote:
WhatTheHell wrote:Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?


So I assume that Hold On was a Warner thing


isn't she with sony this time?
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Postby tiagohm » 26 May 2017, 18:03

FabianC wrote:
WhatTheHell wrote:Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?


So I assume that Hold On was a Warner thing


Its on the UK deluxe release too
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Postby FabianC » 26 May 2017, 21:12

felx wrote:
FabianC wrote:
WhatTheHell wrote:Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?


So I assume that Hold On was a Warner thing


isn't she with sony this time?


You're right, Sony!

tiagohm wrote:
FabianC wrote:
WhatTheHell wrote:Whaaaaaat?
The tracklist is just the UK edition + One Minute... Not even Hold On. Oh well, is nice to get a new edition.
Who's going to do the shipping service?


So I assume that Hold On was a Warner thing


Its on the UK deluxe release too


I really forgot that she did the deluxe release in UK, thank you for the reminder! As it wasn't released as in physical, I totally forgot about it.
So nevermind :)
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Postby Masterpiece » 27 May 2017, 06:28

And they were making such a fuss about the brazilian release...
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Postby spicyjellybaby » 01 Jun 2017, 00:52

I'm so disappointed in this era :cry:
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Postby spicyjellybaby » 01 Jun 2017, 00:53

I'm so disappointed in this era :cry:
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Postby Hannes84 » 02 Jun 2017, 23:47

Anymore is #5 in Brazil so it is working
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Postby felx » 02 Jun 2017, 23:49

Hannes84 wrote:Anymore is #5 in Brazil so it is working


I don't think it is big thing......she was top 5 there before (anymore or vom) when it was released world wide.... :shrug:
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Postby Raphael » 03 Jun 2017, 10:21

The album got old for me quickly. I dont think Its a bad album but I dont think i'd rank Version of Me on top.

I do still adore Anymore!

1. Beautiful Intentions
2. Northern Star
3. The Sea
4. This Time
5. Reason
6. Version Of Me
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Re: 'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album

Postby Masterpiece » 03 Jun 2017, 13:44

felx wrote:
Hannes84 wrote:Anymore is #5 in Brazil so it is working


I don't think it is big thing......she was top 5 there before (anymore or vom) when it was released world wide.... :shrug:

When she was at #5, she had sold 133 digital copies. Now she's at #6 with 311.
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Postby Hannes84 » 03 Jun 2017, 13:59

I didn't assume she'd sell thousands, but whatever. It's all good for her :)
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Re: 'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album

Postby The Bitch » 09 Jun 2017, 03:03

Version of Me is okay but.. for me it's not the top album.

My favorite albums:

Beautiful Intentions
Reason
Northern Star
The Sea
This Time
Version of Me
Stages

I don't "hate" any of the albums, just that some of her music only appeals to me when I'm in certain moods.
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Re: 'Version of Me' ☆ 7th Album

Postby jaimelemasxulo » 10 Jun 2017, 15:38

Where are the link to order the phisical cd of version of me?
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jaimelemasxulo wrote:Where are the link to order the phisical cd of version of me?

https://melaniec.lnk.to/VersionOfMe
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Postby jaimelemasxulo » 11 Jun 2017, 00:41

I refered to the phisical brazilian cd...where can I buy it?
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Postby CarlosAlmeida » 11 Jun 2017, 00:59

jaimelemasxulo wrote:I refered to the phisical brazilian cd...where can I buy it?


Melanie C - Version Of Me Brazilian Edition
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http://www.saraiva.com.br/melanie-c-ver ... 25033.html

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Postby FabianC » 23 Jun 2017, 05:07

And it's back on Spotify!
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Postby Marcomel90 » 23 Jun 2017, 08:03

#2 on Itunes Brazil! :love:
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Postby Dan_Chisholm » 23 Jun 2017, 20:29

Version of Me is currently #2 in the General Chart and #1 in the Pop Album Chart on iTunes.
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