ROUND 1 - Rock Art & The X-Ray Style, Side 1

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Vote for the song you like LEAST

Poll ended at 25 Jun 2019, 12:29pm

Tony Adams
1
6%
Sandpaper Blues
6
33%
X-Ray Style
0
No votes
Techno D-Day
6
33%
The Road to Rock 'n' Roll
5
28%
 
Total votes: 18

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ROUND 1 - Rock Art & The X-Ray Style, Side 1

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Side 1 of the first Meskies record. Go forth and VOTE.
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That was tougher than I thought. I think I genuinely like all of these songs. I like Sandpaper slightly less, I guess.
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Also going with Sandpaper. A leftover from the Wilderness years (hence it being in these polls twice), it doesn't quite have that Meskies feel the rest of this very strong side does.
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Rock Art is a way more massive record than I mentally give it credit for. Holy fuck this A-side. Not a duff track in the bunch, imho.
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Flex wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 12:54pm
Also going with Sandpaper. A leftover from the Wilderness years (hence it being in these polls twice), it doesn't quite have that Meskies feel the rest of this very strong side does.
Sandpaper is my favourite on the album.
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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Heston wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 1:43pm
Flex wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 12:54pm
Also going with Sandpaper. A leftover from the Wilderness years (hence it being in these polls twice), it doesn't quite have that Meskies feel the rest of this very strong side does.
Sandpaper is my favourite on the album.
Top track for me also.
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Flex wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 1:43pm
Rock Art is a way more massive record than I mentally give it credit for. Holy fuck this A-side. Not a duff track in the bunch, imho.
I realized a while back that Rock Art is one of those quietly really good albums where pretty much every track is at least a solid B.
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I live all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.

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101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I live all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
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Wolter wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 10:42pm
101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I love all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
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101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 11:22pm
Wolter wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 10:42pm
101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I love all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
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I concur.
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101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I live all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
Sorry but they just can't come anywhere near the melodic, lyrical and conceptual power of TIBAD for me. The first and third albums are hotch potches dragged together to get a product together. Global is the only 'proper' album but is hamstrung by that utterly pointless version of Minstrel Boy and a couple of rather ordinary tracks.
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Heston wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 2:13am
101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I live all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
Sorry but they just can't come anywhere near the melodic, lyrical and conceptual power of TIBAD for me. The first and third albums are hotch potches dragged together to get a product together. Global is the only 'proper' album but is hamstrung by that utterly pointless version of Minstrel Boy and a couple of rather ordinary tracks.
Global is the descendant of Sandinista! But the first three BAD albums are my go to listens.
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Marky Dread wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 11:46am
Heston wrote:
25 Jun 2019, 2:13am
101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 8:20pm
I live all 3 Meskies albums and rate them the best 3 post Clash albums by any of them.
Sorry but they just can't come anywhere near the melodic, lyrical and conceptual power of TIBAD for me. The first and third albums are hotch potches dragged together to get a product together. Global is the only 'proper' album but is hamstrung by that utterly pointless version of Minstrel Boy and a couple of rather ordinary tracks.
Global is the descendant of Sandinista! But the first three BAD albums are my go to listens.
I'm with my Limey comrades here, tho I'm not as negative as Heston towards the Meskie records. They just aren't my aesthetic preference.
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