The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

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revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:31pm
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04 Jan 2021, 7:24pm
Also am I the only one who sees a resemblance between Steven Van Zandt and Paul Stanley?
Now that you mention it, an unrealized Hoyston link has been found.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:31pm
revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:24pm
Also am I the only one who sees a resemblance between Steven Van Zandt and Paul Stanley?
Now that you mention it, an unrealized Hoyston link has been found.
I've mentioned it before in the Spunkstain thread.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:40pm
revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:31pm
revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:24pm
Also am I the only one who sees a resemblance between Steven Van Zandt and Paul Stanley?
Now that you mention it, an unrealized Hoyston link has been found.
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Heston wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:40pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:31pm
revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:24pm
Also am I the only one who sees a resemblance between Steven Van Zandt and Paul Stanley?
Now that you mention it, an unrealized Hoyston link has been found.
I've mentioned it before in the Spunkstain thread.
Nobody reads that thread. We just post mocking crap in there hoping to make Hoy cry.
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WestwayKid wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:14pm
Low Down Low wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 5:16pm
WestwayKid wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 4:39pm
Low Down Low wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 4:18pm
Concur with the comment about Out of Time being uneven. But i would say when it's great, that album is really great so still gets the greatness tag from me, despite the couple of obvious clangers. I also think objectively SHP is not a bad pop-rock song, it's just quite annoying after a few too many listens.

I also heartily endorse the general tribute album thumbs down. Off hand, can't think of a single one i've ever wanted to repeat listen. I know some liked it ok, but apart from the brilliant mikey dread take on SoS, i thought the S! project thing was pretty awful overall.
There are indeed some real gems: Near Wild Heaven is one of my fave REM tracks. Half a World Away is another really good one. The more I think about it, yeah...it really is actually a near great release.
Yeah...near great is probably a fair assessment. Near Wild Heaven is transcendent and it and Belong would be well inside my rem top 5. Just one more belter, i think, and that album would have been made. It's not that far off imo.
I've heard Peter Buck express that he wishes they would have included both Fretless and It's A Free World Baby. Not sure what he would cut, but also not sure those 2 tracks would make it a better album, either.
I'd have to remind myself of the other one tbh, but Fretless would definitely have been an addition imo. It's just SHP and LMR are the tracks that drag the album down for me and pointless arguing that because they were never going to be left off. Maybe Low, even though i think it's a decent track. Side 2 of OoT is quite low key but i really like every single track on it. EndGame is another exquisite tune.

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Heston wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:40pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:31pm
revbob wrote:
04 Jan 2021, 7:24pm
Also am I the only one who sees a resemblance between Steven Van Zandt and Paul Stanley?
Now that you mention it, an unrealized Hoyston link has been found.
I've mentioned it before in the Spunkstain thread.
Like Doc said I don't read that.

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SvZ is good people, though.
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Silent Majority wrote:
05 Jan 2021, 1:59am
SvZ is good people, though.
Yes he certainly seems to be.

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Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
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Wolter wrote:
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Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
Still a vital, exciting recording with a salt of the earth, gritty profundity.
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Wolter wrote:
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Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
I was gonna wear my Paranoid socks today but for some reason could only find one.

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Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:39pm
Wolter wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:34pm
Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
Still a vital, exciting recording with a salt of the earth, gritty profundity.
The perfect shot across the bow that the hippie Sixties were done. I mean, seriously, within the context of its times, it's a really fucking significant song. Almost as significant as "Another Girl Another Planet," anyway.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:15pm
Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:39pm
Wolter wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:34pm
Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
Still a vital, exciting recording with a salt of the earth, gritty profundity.
The perfect shot across the bow that the hippie Sixties were done. I mean, seriously, within the context of its times, it's a really fucking significant song. Almost as significant as "Another Girl Another Planet," anyway.
As well as Ozzy sounding like a fuck up kid from down the street who's been placed in real psychological torment, the playing is aggressively cosmic and out there.
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Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:15pm
Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:39pm
Wolter wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:34pm
Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
Still a vital, exciting recording with a salt of the earth, gritty profundity.
The perfect shot across the bow that the hippie Sixties were done. I mean, seriously, within the context of its times, it's a really fucking significant song. Almost as significant as "Another Girl Another Planet," anyway.
As well as Ozzy sounding like a fuck up kid from down the street who's been placed in real psychological torment, the playing is aggressively cosmic and out there.
"All You Need Is Love" may as well have been released 100 years before "Paranoid" in terms of shifting the mood of rock fans.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:47pm
Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 1:15pm
Silent Majority wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:39pm
Wolter wrote:
07 Jan 2021, 12:34pm
Happy 50th birthday, Paranoid! (In America)
Still a vital, exciting recording with a salt of the earth, gritty profundity.
The perfect shot across the bow that the hippie Sixties were done. I mean, seriously, within the context of its times, it's a really fucking significant song. Almost as significant as "Another Girl Another Planet," anyway.
As well as Ozzy sounding like a fuck up kid from down the street who's been placed in real psychological torment, the playing is aggressively cosmic and out there.
"All You Need Is Love" may as well have been released 100 years before "Paranoid" in terms of shifting the mood of rock fans.
Oh yeah, different universes. Compare the two and Paranoid nukes the smug, doped-out, thoughtless bit of hackwork that is All You Need is Love from outer space.
Once I got to the mountain top, tell you what I could see
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