Stowaway World Cup – Group Stages – Games 41-44

Game 41: Delerium / Front Line Assembly / Conjure One versus Madonna and Yazoo

  1. 6+5. Goal for funniest band picture. 0-1.
  2. 5+5. No goal.
  3. 1+1. No goal.
  4. 6+4. Goal for highest number of search engine results. 0-2.
  5. 3+3. No goal.
  6. 2+3. Goal for quality of first album. Easy goal for Yazoo. 0-3.
  7. 2+1. Goal for most charismatic performer(s). Madonna. 0-4.
  8. 6+4. Re-roll. 3+4. No goal.
  9. 1+5. No goal.
  10. 3+6. No goal. The odd pairing of Madonna and Yazoo win 0-4.

Game 42: Sparks versus Everything But The Girl

  1. 3+2. No goal.
  2. 3+5. No goal.
  3. 4+5. Goal for number of UK hit albums. Everything But The Girl take an early lead. 0-1.
  4. 3+2. No goal.
  5. 5+1. No goal.
  6. 1+6. No goal.
  7. 1+4. No goal.
  8. 4+5. Re-roll. 5+2. No goal.
  9. 2+5. Goal for best artwork. Could go either way, but Walking Wounded and Temperamental are particularly great. 0-2.
  10. 5+5. No goal, and a shocker! Everything But The Girl win 0-2, sadly pushing Sparks to the bottom of this tough group.

Game 43: Saint Etienne versus Massive Attack

  1. 6+2. Goal for highest estimated total sales. Difficult to know for sure, so no goal.
  2. 2+6. Goal for number of permanent members. Saint Etienne score. 1-0.
  3. 1+3. No goal.
  4. 1+3. No goal.
  5. 6+4. Goal for highest number of search engine results. 1-1.
  6. 2+6. Re-roll. 6+3. Goal for highest number of mentions on blog. 2-1.
  7. 3+5. No goal.
  8. 1+1. No goal.
  9. 4+2. Goal for most years between first and last hit. Very close, but Massive Attack just have it. 2-2.
  10. 5+2. No goal. Draw! 2-2.

Game 44: Kraftwerk versus Hot Chip

  1. 6+3. Goal for highest number of mentions on blog. 1-0.
  2. 2+2. Goal for number of studio albums to date. 2-0.
  3. 5+5. No goal.
  4. 3+1. No goal.
  5. 4+5. Goal for number of UK hit albums. 3-0.
  6. 2+1. Goal for most charismatic performer(s). 3-1.
  7. 5+5. No goal.
  8. 2+5. Goal for best artwork. 4-1.
  9. 6+6. Foul. 2+4. One of Hot Chip gets sent off.
  10. 1+5. No goal. Kraftwerk win 4-1.
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