Talk:The Choir (alternative rock band)

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Opening heading[edit]

Changing reference to original name to "Youth Choir". Neither the album art nor the band's current web site uses "The" before "Youth Choir". Szarka

About Singles as a category[edit]

The recent addition of the category "Singles" raises an issue. "A Million Years", though re-recorded, was still a song from the album. I guess you could make an argument that it belongs in the non-album singles category, but using Amy Grant's Heart in Motion as an example, all her singles were remixed versions of songs available on the album, so they wouldn't be considered non-album singles. Just different versions.

So, if we're going to have a Singles category, then we should list everything the band ever released to radio, along with its chart positions and all that. Otherwise, I think the Discography should be simply that--a discography of all the band has released, with the Non-Album Singles category for those songs that were truly never part of any of their albums (even if some showed up on the box set). --TARDIS 07:37, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

Agree with Tardis. I can try to look up the chart info for them for this section. If I remember correctly, only "All That is You" really placed on the CCM "pop" charts but I think they had a couple "Rock" places over the years as well.GBrady (talk) 16:29, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 00:59, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

1960s garage rock band[edit]

Is it really necessary to have this section in the article? Those searching for the Cleveland group could get there via the disambiguation link. I wouldn't expect the page for Little Anthony and the Imperials to include a section in the article saying "By the way, there is a blues band AND a gospel band that uses this name, too, and here's a little bit about them..." GBrady (talk) 16:31, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

That text has been in this article for years, from back before the other The Choir had their own article. It is no longer needed so I'm removing it -- Foetusized (talk) 21:57, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Page move[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: page moved to The Choir (alternative rock band). Arbitrarily0 (talk) 23:02, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

The ChoirThe Choir (Christian Rock Band)

I request moving this page to a more specific name. Reason being: The Choir (disambiguation) demonstrates that there are widespread and varied uses of this name (including two very different popular British TV programmes and a book) and none really merits the unqualified title "The Choir" alone. I have suggested "The Choir (Christian Rock Band)". "The Choir" should redirect to the disambiguation page.7ofclubs (talk) 19:17, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

Feel free to redirect all of the articles to the new locations before the move. And 15 minutes seems a bit too short to really respond. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 19:32, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
15 minutes is just how long it takes for the move request to get listed at the requested move noticeboard. The discussion typically goes on for at least a few days.Ocaasi (talk) 10:57, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Suggest move to [[The Choir (Christian alternative rock band) as it is better suited. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 19:39, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
"Christian alternative rock band" is four modifiers when two would probably suffice. If the The Choir (garage rock) is one band's article (and I think that's a bad title because it's missing a noun). We would go with (band) if this were the only band. Since it's not, one modifier distinguishing it from the other (band) is the most elegant solution. Both are rock bands, so (rock band) doesn't work. Either go with (garage rock band) and (Christian rock band) or (garage rock band) and (Christian band). I vote for (Christian band) because it's simpler and it avoids the future debates about genre that often arise on other bands' talk pages. Mitchell k dwyer (talk) 01:00, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
While we are fixing article names, The Choir (album) is actually an EP -- Foetusized (talk) 02:24, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Not only that, but it's not "by the above group" as it says on the disambiguation page. I was going to do something about it but thought I'd wait until this is finalized. Mitchell k dwyer (talk) 12:32, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
I have no problems with the move and placing the disambiguation page here, but they're not Christian rock. Does it matter how many adjectives are used? If you think that "The Choir (Christian alternative rock band)" is too long, then my second choice would be "The Choir (alternative rock band)". Third choice would be "The Choir (Christian rock band)". I cannot support "The Choir (Christian band)". It would set a precedent that I am not interested in discussing other than to say that it is not correct. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 14:05, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Support. It seems like there are many legitimate contenders for The Choir and no clear primary use. Ocaasi (talk) 10:57, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

I've gone ahead and moved The Choir (album) to The Choir (EP). What's next? Moving The Choir (disambiguation) to The Choir? -- Foetusized (talk) 03:40, 20 July 2010 (UTC)

You may not be able to do that last move, but feel free to try. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 03:42, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
But before you do, please move all these links to point to the new article page. It is inappropriate to have all those 127 articles point to a disambiguation page. That was my initial request before the move. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 03:44, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
I can't make the move, since The Choir exists. I think that a bot should be around to move the links, according to the message when I moved the EPs page -- Foetusized (talk) 03:49, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Which bot is that? I don't think there's a bot that deals with moving links to a redirect automatically. --Walter Görlitz (talk) 03:58, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
It didn't give a name for the bot, just said it would happen. I've been working through the pages linking to The Choir and fixing the ones that were references to the Ohio band and the BBC TV show -- Foetusized (talk) 04:13, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Let me know of anything I can do to help here. Cheers, Arbitrarily0 (talk) 10:51, 20 July 2010 (UTC)


I've added the band's latest digital EP, and in the process, reverted the Discography to a simple list format, which is used on popular pages like U2, Katy Perry, Steely Dan and a multitude of other musician pages. The previous format required the reader to scroll endlessly down the page, and is much less easy to digest. The simpler list matches the format of the other existing lists and allows the reader to much more quickly read the band's discography comprehensively. No offense intended towards other editors; perhaps we can pool our time and resources to create a separate Discography page with song chart rankings, etc. TARDIS (talk) 22:57, 7 December 2013 (UTC)