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Its bleedin' madness I tell ya!
« on: December 15, 2009, 16:27:30 PM »
Together with our friends at Hudson PR we have another little giveaway for you. This one will be of particular interest to our resident Madness fans because we have 3 copies of their latest album Total madness and their reissued debut album One Step beyond featuring many of the bands videos up for grabs! To be in with a chance of winning you need to answer 10 Madness related questions that will go live in this thread some time tomorrow evening.

;) ;) ;) ;)

Winners will be chosen on the basis of most correct answers and date/time that said answers were submitted so you need to get your answers in to me via IM ASAP!

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Questions

1: As you would expect, Madness began life as a Ska group but under what
name?

2: In 1978 they decided to change their name yet again. But what to?

3: Which record label did Madness join after leave the Two Tone label?

4: Thrilled with their early success, Suggs was quoted as saying "The real
thrill of this, is being so popular, when we're really just a bunch of
absolute *****"  Absolute what?

5: In late 1983, Mike Barson Madness' chief song writer left the band to
live in another country, which country?

6: 1983 saw the release of their second album Absolutely. But what number
did it manage to get to in the UK album charts?

7: After splitting in 1986 it is rumoured that all of the band members
apart from Suggs went off and bought what?

8: In 1992, Madness reformed for the first of what would become annual
mind boggling Madness festivals in London's Finsbury Park. What were these
festivals called?

9: What was the name of Suggs' first solo album?

10: Lastly, the day the group finally settled on the name 'Madness'.
Something happened that was quite significant in the world of UK politics.
What was it?





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Re: Its bleedin' madness I tell ya!
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 23:16:15 PM »
Thanks to all that entered but this competition is now closed. I'll announce the winners tomorrow as I'm off to bed now ;D


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Re: Its bleedin' madness I tell ya!
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2010, 15:13:18 PM »
Well, the winners are........................

Orange cat: 9 out of 10


Pinny: 8 out of 10


Shytot: 9 out of 10

And in 4th place for the consolation prize, Obsy: 6 out of 10 O0

Obsy wins a copy of their latest Album Total madness whilst the other three all receive a copy of Total madness and a copy of the re-released album One Step Beyond !

Notice I coloured you pink Pin as I know its your favourite colour ;)

Winners, dont forget to send me your addresses to send your prizes to. Promise not to stalk you :coolsmiley: :D

Q&A's


1: As you would expect, Madness began life as a ska group  but under what name? A= The Invaders

2: In 1978 they decided to change their name yet again. But what to? A= Morris and the Minors

3: Which record label did Madness join after leave the Two Tone label? A= Stiff

4: Thrilled with their early success, Suggs was quoted as saying"The real thrill of this, is being so popular, when we're really just a bunch of absolute *****"  Absolute what? A= Knobs

5: In late 1983, Mike Barson Madness' chief song write left the band to live in another country. Which country? A= Holland

6: 1983 saw the release of their second album Absolutely. But what number did it manage to get to in the UK album charts? A= 2

7: After splitting in 1986 it is rumoured that all of the band members apart from Suggs went off and bought what? A= Keyboards & drum machines.

8: In 1992, Madness reformed for the first of what would become annual mind boggling Madness festivals in London's Finsbury Park. What were these festivals called? A= Madstock!

9: What was the name of Suggs' first solo album? A= The Lone Ranger

10: Lastly, the day the group finally settled on the name 'Madness'. Something happened that was quite significant in the world of UK politics. What was it? A= Margaret Thatcher became the UK's first woman Prime Minister.


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