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« 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.

Wink Wink Wink Wink

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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« 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 Grin
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« 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 Afro

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 Wink

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

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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