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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 2:49:23 PM   
Fanboyslayer


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ORIGINAL: moontheloon

just out of interest what would you class as real hip hop. I ask not to be an irritating sod but because hip hop is a genre that I have never really got in to and I am always looking to expand my musical horizons so anything you would reccomend?



There's tons of real Hip Hop out there most of what get's played these days is more rap/RnB. Hip Hop encompasses not just music but graffti art, spoken word and much more. A good place to start if your looking to explore Hip Hop would be to start with the bigger names like De La Soul, The Roots, early Nas, early Outkast, Talib Kwali, Dilated Peoples and then go from there. Check out the artists who these guys name check and your bound to find a style within hip hop that suites. There's lots of good UK stuff about as well such as Jehst, Taskforce, Lewis Parker, Phi Life Cypher. A good site to get your hip hop is a website called suspect packages. They do all kinds of UK based stuff and probably do mix cd's so you can try a bit of all sorts..

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 2:51:35 PM   
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Admit it, dance/rave music is the same tune remixed over and over again with a helium voice dubbed in.

Girls Aloud put no effort into their music.  Think about it, they have a new album out every 6 months while real artists spend 3 or 4 years creating their next record.

quote:

 ORIGINAL: Fanboyslayer

The Stone Roses are rubbish.

U2 are just hideously over rated.

Led Zeppelin are not as good as everyone bangs on about


The Stone Roses have a terrible name.  They sound like a tribute band.

U2 and Led Zeppelin are fantastic in my opinion, two of my favourite songs.  U2's best song is One, while Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven is one of the best written songs ever.

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 ORIGINAL: Leomuse

Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the dullest acts working today.


They are a superb live act.  Not dull whatsoever.  Scar Tissue is arguably their best song.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 3:48:20 PM   
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ORIGINAL: parsonage84

Nirvana really aint as great as people go on about, they did do some good tunes granted but thats about it

Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible is one of the greatest albums of all time even if a little disturbing at times



Surely it's common knowledge that Holy Bible is one of the albums of the 90s! However - In Utero by Nirvana is an album with a similar feel and is also excellent; far superior to Nevermind IMO. It's dark, relentless and bleak - it's substantial. Unplugged in New York is also excellent.

U2 - the most overated band in the world. I mean, their 80s stuff completely pathetic, but there were many many indie bamds in the 80s that were far better anyhow; Joy Division, The Cure, The Smiths, The Chameleons, Depeche Mode, Echo and the Bunnymen, Jesus and Mary Chain, The Pixies, Sonic Youth and even REM, to name about ten.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 4:38:16 PM   
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ORIGINAL: paul.mccluskey

Admit it, dance/rave music is the same tune remixed over and over again with a helium voice dubbed in.


Ha! It's hard to argue with such an idiotic statement like that, so I won't bother.

Sleeper were the best band from the britpop era.
Mike Skinner is one of the best lyricists working today.
Talented DJs are musicians in their own right and don't merely play other peoples records.
Just because a band is 'political' doesn't mean that they are good.
Good pop music is no less worthy than good rock music.
People who dismiss entire genres of music based on a few songs are close-minded idiots.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 5:06:52 PM   
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Mike Skinner is one of the best lyricists working today.




"Your fit, your fit, but my gosh don't you know it" Ahh listen to the genius

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 5:27:09 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Fanboyslayer

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ORIGINAL: Hardcore Raver


Mike Skinner is one of the best lyricists working today.




"Your fit, your fit, but my gosh don't you know it" Ahh listen to the genius


Perhaps not his finest hour, but songs like 'Weak Become Heros', 'Blinded By the Light' and 'Empty Cans' are just brilliant, and I think that 'I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way' is one of the most beautiful love songs of the past few years.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 5:57:18 PM   
Fanboyslayer


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ORIGINAL: Hardcore Raver

quote:

ORIGINAL: Fanboyslayer

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ORIGINAL: Hardcore Raver


Mike Skinner is one of the best lyricists working today.




"Your fit, your fit, but my gosh don't you know it" Ahh listen to the genius


Perhaps not his finest hour, but songs like 'Weak Become Heros', 'Blinded By the Light' and 'Empty Cans' are just brilliant, and I think that 'I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way' is one of the most beautiful love songs of the past few years.


Each to there own.  Maybe it's more a guy thing I don't find his songs that relatable but his perspective is very much from a lads point of view I would say but I only know the singles he's released.  Is Blinded By the Light the one about his dad and the video is him on the train? 

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 7:00:25 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Biggus

Rhydian was the only contestant in the history of the show to actually have 'the X factor'.


I'll elaborate by saying he's probably one of the best durable vocalists of the last 30 years.
I will now void my opinion by saying:
  • Duran Duran have consistently produced excellent music ever since they formed.  "Red Carpet Massacre" was their best album since Notorious in 1986.
  • SexyBack is one of the best pop hits of the decade.
  • Dead or Alive were not a one hit wonder, and provided some of the best dance music of the 80s and 90s.
  • "Chasing Cars" makes me want to vomit.
  • Macca's portion of "A Day In The Life" brings it down a notch.
  • Bowie is my favourite artist, but I maintain that Fame is the only track on Young Americans that isn't uninspired dirge.
  • You don't have "diverse" taste just because you can find two albums in your collection that clash.
  • "I Owe You Nothing" by Bros is a pop music masterpiece.
  • Gary Glitter's music was quite decent.


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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 7:05:50 PM   
ichi


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The only great sound that My Chemical Romance could make would be the screams they produce while they burn in a hideous petrol station explosion.

Muse are seriously overrated.



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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 7:16:19 PM   
Hardcore Raver

 

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quote:

ORIGINAL: Fanboyslayer

Each to there own.  Maybe it's more a guy thing I don't find his songs that relatable but his perspective is very much from a lads point of view I would say but I only know the singles he's released.  Is Blinded By the Light the one about his dad and the video is him on the train? 


No, it's a song about him going clubbing and doing E. You could be right about the gender thing, I'd never really thought about that. Also I think that I relate more to some of his songs because I dabble in drugs myself every so often, and I've never heard the effects of E described as well as in 'Weak Become Heroes' and 'Blinded By the Light'. I'd also say that he's probably the best act I've ever seen live (discounting DJs), but that's more down to personal taste than anything else.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 7:32:05 PM   
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Neil Diamond walks off stage after performing at The Band's farewell concert, filmed by Martin Scorsese and later released as The Last Waltz. Bob Dylan is standing in the wings, waiting to go on. As Diamond passes him, he says to Dylan "Beat that!", to which Dylan replies, "What do you want me to do, fall asleep?"


An appropriate intro to my opinion: Bob Dylan is a god-awful turd sack.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 8:07:39 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Jessica_ca_ca_ca


I agree about Phil Collins. I think he's a greatly underrated singer and writer.


Just a shame he is a massive dickhead.  Bruce Springsteen when he goes wrong goes really wrong.  I heard him singing Santa Claus is Coming to Town earlier today and it was one of the most painful experiences I have ever suffered through. 

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 9:04:11 PM   
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ORIGINAL: paul.mccluskey
Girls Aloud put no effort into their music.  Think about it, they have a new album out every 6 months while real artists spend 3 or 4 years creating their next record.


I'm pretty sure that one's a popular opinion.  The Arctic Monkeys always have been and always will be, shite. 


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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 9:49:11 PM   
paul.mccluskey


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ORIGINAL: Lazy wolf eyes

The Arctic Monkeys always have been and always will be, shite. 


All their songs sound the same.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 10:22:25 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Fanboyslayer

quote:

ORIGINAL: moontheloon

just out of interest what would you class as real hip hop. I ask not to be an irritating sod but because hip hop is a genre that I have never really got in to and I am always looking to expand my musical horizons so anything you would reccomend?



There's tons of real Hip Hop out there most of what get's played these days is more rap/RnB. Hip Hop encompasses not just music but graffti art, spoken word and much more. A good place to start if your looking to explore Hip Hop would be to start with the bigger names like De La Soul, The Roots, early Nas, early Outkast, Talib Kwali, Dilated Peoples and then go from there. Check out the artists who these guys name check and your bound to find a style within hip hop that suites. There's lots of good UK stuff about as well such as Jehst, Taskforce, Lewis Parker, Phi Life Cypher. A good site to get your hip hop is a website called suspect packages. They do all kinds of UK based stuff and probably do mix cd's so you can try a bit of all sorts..


Also check out the old Sugar Hill records, Grandmaster Flash and The Sugar Hill gang are ace.

Mine:

A Band has absolutely no excuse for taking years over releasing albums. There's absolutely no way it takes three years to write and record 12 songs.
- David Bowie produced 3 fantastic albums and then dissapeared in a sea of cocaine and save for the odd 45 has never recovered
- T.Rex are one of the best bands of all time
- Damon Albarn is one of the most interesting artists of the last 15 years
- Elastica's debut is one of the best albums of the 1990s
- Primal Scream are on thier day one of the best bands around and XTRMNTR is one of the best albums of the last 10 years
- Paul McCartney was far more talented and wrote better songs than John Lennon. In and Out of the Beatles
- Patrick Wolf and Regina Spektor are probably the most interesting artists around at the moment.
- Prince always was a genius.And Planet Earth was one of the best albums of this year
- Supergrass are one of the best bands of the 1990s without question
- Everybody would like the best music from each genre if only they had the time and inclination to give it all a chance

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 18/12/2007 11:39:44 PM   
Larry of Arabia

 

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quote:

ORIGINAL: Lazy wolf eyes

quote:

ORIGINAL: paul.mccluskey
Girls Aloud put no effort into their music.  Think about it, they have a new album out every 6 months while real artists spend 3 or 4 years creating their next record.


I'm pretty sure that one's a popular opinion.  The Arctic Monkeys always have been and always will be, shite. 


I'll echo Rhubarb's sentiments here - Girls Aloud release albums at the same rate as peak-era Dylan, Hendrix and The Rolling Stones. Bruce Springsteen has had top-notch albums out every year for the past three. It's not a mark of quality spending an age writing 45 minutes of music. See Coldplay's X & Y.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 9:17:08 AM   
Fanboyslayer


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ORIGINAL: Rhubarb

- Prince always was a genius.And Planet Earth was one of the best albums of this year


I haven't heard Planet Earth but I quite agree that Prince is absolutley brilliant!

I also agree with what some else said earlier that Dylan is rubbish. I always prefer his songs done by someone else his voice just goes right through me.

- Justin Timberlake is by far the best pop artist around today and makes bloody good tunes.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 10:12:18 AM   
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Leona Lewis is a shrieking banshee who sounds like a weaker Whitney Houston. Her song 'Bleeding Love' is a terrible song. I agree with whoever said her cover of 'Run' is atrocious.

I despise Radiohead.

Apart from 'Heart Shaped Box' Nirvana aren't very good.

Oasis are torture to listen to.

Rufus Wainwright and Regina Spektor are the best singers working today.

I prefer Guns N' Roses cover of 'Sympathy for the Devil' to the original...

But the band itself is overrated.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 10:25:03 AM   
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wow only thirteen posts before someone said "Oasis are shit", though that's not an unpopular opinion on these boards, and 42 post's before the Arctic Monkey's were slated! Must be some sort of record

Anyhoo, here's some of mine

-REM are terrible
-Radiohead are the best British band (and possibly overall band) of the past 20-25 years
-Scouting For Girl's are quite possibly the worst band I've ever heard, their songs actually do sound the same
-Radio1 isn't all that bad
-Kasabian are one of the best live acts around today
-Babyshambles are good
-Doves are the most underrated band around with Lost Souls a criminally underrated album 
-Coldplay have made two cracking albums and one decent one
-Despite a smuttering (love that word) of really good albums this year, music in Britain isn't in a healthy state
-Most American music is rubbish. I know I'm generalising a bit hear and there's probably loads of brill American bands but not the one's I've heard
-The Verve shouldn't have reformed, even though Ashcroft's solo stuff was shit
-Oasis and the Arctic Monkey's are good
-Lily Allen isn't

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 10:57:39 AM   
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ORIGINAL: KennyM

wow only thirteen posts before someone said "Oasis are shit", though that's not an unpopular opinion on these boards, and 42 post's before the Arctic Monkey's were slated! Must be some sort of record

Anyhoo, here's some of mine

-REM are terrible
-Radiohead are the best British band (and possibly overall band) of the past 20-25 years
-Scouting For Girl's are quite possibly the worst band I've ever heard, their songs actually do sound the same
-Radio1 isn't all that bad
-Kasabian are one of the best live acts around today
-Babyshambles are good

-Doves are the most underrated band around with Lost Souls a criminally underrated album 
-Coldplay have made two cracking albums and one decent one
-Despite a smuttering (love that word) of really good albums this year, music in Britain isn't in a healthy state
-Most American music is rubbish. I know I'm generalising a bit hear and there's probably loads of brill American bands but not the one's I've heard
-The Verve shouldn't have reformed, even though Ashcroft's solo stuff was shit
-Oasis and the Arctic Monkey's are good
-Lily Allen isn't



I know a lot of people who'd agree with these three, Kasabian are probably the best live act i've seen. And Doherty is still one of the best song writers around today. I just hope he's alive long enough for more people to get his music.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 11:11:27 AM   
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The Streets are one of the worst bands I have ever had the misfortune to hear.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 11:12:59 AM   
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ORIGINAL: KennyM

wow only thirteen posts before someone said "Oasis are shit", though that's not an unpopular opinion on these boards, and 42 post's before the Arctic Monkey's were slated! Must be some sort of record



It's not controversial to say Oasis are shit. But let's delve further...

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Noel Gallagher is not the most talented member of Oasis. Liam is. Whilst Oasis' first songs way back in 1994 were great, Noel clearly had to work extremely hard for years to get them that good, and even then he stole from previous songwriters. Since then fame and money have made him too lazy to work as hard at songwriting, and it shows in the songs. He doesn't have the natural talent to keep that level of quality up. And as a guitarist he pales in comparison to his peers (Bernard Butler, Graham Coxon, Jonny Greenwood etc). The only area in which Oasis can rival other bands is their vocals - but only when Liam sings.

Conventional wisdom would also have it that Noel is the clever brother. Again this is rubbish. Both Liam and Noel are thick - it's just that Liam knows this whilst Noel thinks otherwise. I don't remember Liam going to Downing Street to shake hands with Tony Blair, or wishing that Damon and Alex from Blur got AIDS and died (one of the most appalling things that anyone in the music industry has ever said). Noel went on to regret both these incidents - after it was pointed out to him by the press that they were really stupid things to do.


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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 11:28:00 AM   
Fanboyslayer


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The only area in which Oasis can rival other bands is their vocals - but only when Liam sings.





I've never understood why people think Liams a great singer he's bloody terrible. I remember a few years back a friend of mind going on that he had the best voice in rock. Now my friend has always been a little out there so I though it was just him but I've heard this a few times now and I just don't get it to me it sounds like monotonous droneing. It's like he just can't be arsed.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 11:56:21 AM   
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ORIGINAL: Amelie_Scotland

Leona Lewis is a shrieking banshee who sounds like a weaker Whitney Houston. Her song 'Bleeding Love' is a terrible song. I agree with whoever said her cover of 'Run' is atrocious.



It was me.  Unfortunately no-one else seems to agree with us.  Which I suppose is the whole point of this thread...

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 12:27:40 PM   
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Most American music is rubbish. I know I'm generalising a bit hear and there's probably loads of brill American bands but not the one's I've heard



American bands have had the best of independant music this year i'd say (and many years proceeding this one with the exception of Canada)

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 12:33:12 PM   
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RHCP are a tedious bunch of millionaires repeating the same riffs endlessly

The audience for Oasis and Westlife are the same - i.e. gullible fools that buy their output regardless of quality

The Verve are pompous bores

John Lennon's solo output is utter bilge and he's only rated now because he's been dead for so long

Graham Coxon was the real talent in Blur - Albarn writes a decent tune, but is a patronising berk with no soul to his music

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 1:12:04 PM   
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ORIGINAL: matty_b

RHCP are a tedious bunch of millionaires repeating the same riffs endlessly

The audience for Oasis and Westlife are the same - i.e. gullible fools that buy their output regardless of quality

The Verve are pompous bores

John Lennon's solo output is utter bilge and he's only rated now because he's been dead for so long

Graham Coxon was the real talent in Blur - Albarn writes a decent tune, but is a patronising berk with no soul to his music


Whole heartedly agree with the RHCP being totally overrated, they are dull.

Albarn is a lyrical genius who can turn his hand and vocal to differnt styles;
  • Blurs output was awesome barring the Great Escape except for the Universal
  • Gorillaz...
  • Mali music
  • The Good, the Bad, the Queen

My (un)popular opinions

The Bee Gees and Abba made fuckin awful, awful music.
The 70's was shit and so was most the 90's
80' was where it was at
The Beatles were the best band ever, ever.
The Doves best thing out of Manchester apart from Joy Division, although Curtis was from Macclefield.


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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 1:13:12 PM   
Rumbaabaa


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ORIGINAL: matty_b

RHCP are a tedious bunch of millionaires repeating the same riffs endlessly


Hardly controversial...

quote:



The Verve are pompous bores


How true!

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Graham Coxon was the real talent in Blur - Albarn writes a decent tune, but is a patronising berk with no soul to his music


Like many Blur fans, I used to think Graham had the most talent. But their post-Blur output shows that Damon is even more talented than Graham. Demon Days is at least as good as any Blur album, and you can't have listened to The Good, The Bad and The Queen (or half a dozen Blur songs) if you think his music is soulless.

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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 1:16:10 PM   
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wow only thirteen posts before someone said "Oasis are shit", though that's not an unpopular opinion on these boards, and 42 post's before the Arctic Monkey's were slated! Must be some sort of record



Oasis are still pretty good, if you ask me - if their last two albums [and Be Here Now] had been released by any other band they'd have been regarded far more highly than they are. As for the Arctic Monkeys, their first album is very good but Favourite Worst NIghtmare really isn't up to much; it only has three or four good tracks on it. Leave Before The Lights Come On might be the best thing they've done though.

I agree with the one about the Chilis being dull, apart from the odd song like Can't Stop.

Also, I've said this before, but The Strokes were never up to much, even in 2001. Juicebox is better than anything I've heard off Is This It.

< Message edited by tommyjarvis -- 19/12/2007 1:18:00 PM >


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RE: Your Unpopular Musical Opinion - 19/12/2007 5:49:29 PM   
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Swing music is just dreadful, posturing shit. The Rat Pack were smug and cringeworthy with Sinatra in particular being a contemptible little shit. It's only listened to now by middle aged men with a spread desperately trying to show how "hip" and "cool" they are.

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