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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:01 pm 
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TopherM wrote:
What I have learned from this thread is that Rick Astley is still making music! Who knew??


Rick's been appearing on British TV quite a bit recently, singing his old songs and promoting his new album. Not sure if he's actually selling any though :lol:


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We mainly deal with Zoom, Sunfly and Mr Entertainer these days. I'm never sure whether it's OK to post all the new releases or whether it's classed as advertising, but I'd be happy to keep you updated if it's OK.
Might be worth advertising on this site? I am betting many really don't know you sell discs to the US! Willing to be many kj's don't know that. Then you could post (i'm pretty sure) all new releases if you wanted!

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2017 Part 3 is now in stock, not quite so many new songs as usual as Zoom wanted to get the CD out with more Ed Sheeran tracks as quickly as possible in a similar vein as with Adele last year.

They've included 3 Acoustative tracks to fill the disc.

http://ebay.com/itm/401304689166


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Zoom also has their 2017's out 1, 2, & 3 available on their website.


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Any word on when Part 4 of the 2017 PCP collection will be available, or what will be included?


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Any word on when Part 4 of the 2017 PCP collection will be available, or what will be included?

Release date: May 31, 2017 Zoom Karaoke Pop Chart Picks Hits of 2017 Part 4 http://www.kingsbridgekaraoke.co.uk/cat ... art-4.html

Anne-Marie - Ciao Adios
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like [Explicit]
Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson - Symphony
Drake - Passionfruit
Ed Sheeran - Dive
Ed Sheeran - Hearts Don't Break Around Here
Harry Styles - Sign Of The Times
Julia Michaels - Issues
Kasabian - Comeback Kid
Kygo feat. Selena Gomez - It Ain't Me
Lady Gaga - The Cure
Lorde - Green Light
Louisa Johnson - Best Behaviour
Rag 'n' Bone Man - Lay My Body Down
Rag 'n' Bone Man - Skin
Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This
Chainsmokers feat. Emily Warren - My Type
Train - Valentine
Zedd feat. Alessia Cara - Stay

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Wait...

I thought Zoom went censored.

Bruno Mars - That's What I Like [explicit]??

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Wait...

I thought Zoom went censored.

Bruno Mars - That's What I Like [explicit]??


I queried this with Zoom last week, apparently they still had complaints on the Part 3 disc - even though swear words had been removed, there were still some less offensive lyrics left in.

Because of this they have put the explicit tag back on, again the swear words have been removed but the Bruno Mars track references "(@$%&#!)", "pimp", "sex by the fire" etc. which some may find offensive if purchasing the disc for children.


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Obviously not censored enough if I can't mention one of the words on here. :lol:


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easy enough to edit out the offending words yourself if you really feel that strongly about it.


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And this is how the slide down the slope gains momentum...

Who is complaining? How many of them?

Tag the track as explicit and leave it alone.

Children are not the market.

The responsibility to keep the content away from children lies with the parents, not the karaoke company.

This is ridiculous. I don't need someone to protect me from bad words.

Maybe Zoom should create a new line of "Safe Space Snow Flake" karaoke and see what kind of interest they can generate.

I'd rather they produce un-edited tracks and allow the adults to make their own decisions regarding what will be played/sung.

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 5:42 pm 
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THERE ARE OTHER VERSIONS OF THE SONG THAT HAVE THE WORD A$$ STILL SPELLED OUT. I listened to the radio edit of the song and that is the only word that is "bleeped" out. If you need the word A$$ displayed on your screen; just buy the SBI version or the Sunfly version or the BKD version. If you don't want to see the word A$$ displayed on your screen; buy the ZOOM version. If someone is that familiar with the song they will sing A$$ at the appropriate time in the song. Lonnie's shows don't allow any adult language at his location so maybe there is a place for the ZOOM version. Live and let live people.


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I'm not really concerned about which words are displayed.

I don't have any real desire to display the one "bad" word or not.

My point is more about censorship and altering the artist's work based on complaints.

Why are those complaints so important, especially if people are going to sing the word anyway?

I say make them both, censored and un-censored and let me have a choice. That would make sense when you consider that they're gonna tag the file [explicit] anyway.

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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 6:23 pm 
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If the guy who owns ZOOM karaoke feels strongly about not displaying explicit language; it is up to him to decide. Ask your self this. Is it better to have a song that has a word censored or not have the song at all? The owner of ZOOM could just decide not to create any songs that have explicit lyrics at all if he wanted to. Better to have half a loaf than no loaf at all.


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I was buying more of the latest Zoom BECAUSE of the censoring of words that are not allowed in our club.

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