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  1. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    01 Aug '10 07:31
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
  2. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    01 Aug '10 14:01
    Originally posted by FMF
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
    Yeah, I got a leaked copy last week, and have been enjoying it. At their worst, they still sound a bit too much like U2, but at their best they still have a ramshackle energy and a marvellous collection of instruments. Less 'filler' than the preceding albums, too.

    Oh, and the second to last track, 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)' is a revelation!
  3. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    01 Aug '10 14:01
    Originally posted by FMF
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
    Yeah, I got a leaked copy last week, and have been enjoying it. At their worst, they still sound a bit too much like U2, but at their best they still have a ramshackle energy and a marvellous collection of instruments. Less 'filler' than the preceding albums, too.

    Oh, and the second to last track, 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)' is a revelation!
  4. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    01 Aug '10 14:01
    Originally posted by FMF
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
    Yeah, I got a leaked copy last week, and have been enjoying it. At their worst, they still sound a bit too much like U2, but at their best they still have a ramshackle energy and a marvellous collection of instruments. Less 'filler' than the preceding albums, too.

    Oh, and the second to last track, 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)' is a revelation!
  5. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    01 Aug '10 14:01
    Originally posted by FMF
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
    Yeah, I got a leaked copy last week, and have been enjoying it. At their worst, they still sound a bit too much like U2, but at their best they still have a ramshackle energy and a marvellous collection of instruments. Less 'filler' than the preceding albums, too.

    Oh, and the second to last track, 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)' is a revelation!
  6. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    01 Aug '10 17:01
    Hmm. I don't know why that happened.
  7. Donation bbarr
    Chief Justice
    01 Aug '10 19:09
    Originally posted by DrKF
    Hmm. I don't know why that happened.
    Exuberance?
  8. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    01 Aug '10 23:31
    Originally posted by DrKF
    Hmm. I don't know why that happened.
    If you ask me, you got it just about right every single time.
  9. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    02 Aug '10 00:35
    Originally posted by DrKF
    Oh, and the second to last track, 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)' is a revelation!
    Blondie covers a Beautiful South B-side.
  10. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    02 Aug '10 12:46
    Originally posted by FMF
    Blondie covers a Beautiful South B-side.
    With a little bit of Abba, maybe?
  11. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    02 Aug '10 13:55
    Originally posted by DrKF
    With a little bit of Abba, maybe?
    Isn't Madonna's Kabbalistic children's ballet tribute Abba:abbA due out soon?
  12. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    04 Aug '10 22:30
    Originally posted by FMF
    Anyone heard this yet? Any thoughts?
    Utterly forgettable on first listen.

    I plan on giving it more time, though.

    D
  13. 05 Aug '10 19:31
    Originally posted by DrKF
    With a little bit of Abba, maybe?
    Just listened to it. It is a lovely, lovely song.
  14. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    18 Aug '10 22:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Utterly forgettable on first listen.

    I plan on giving it more time, though.

    D
    Really enjoyed subsequent listens.

    Considering getting tickets to see them, Vampire Weekend and Devendra Banhart in December.

    D