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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby harvey k-tel » 28 Apr 2018, 20:19

I started playing the video in the first post, and B asked, "what are you listening to? Kermit the Frog?", so I had to stop playing it.
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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 11 Jun 2018, 09:53





They seem to be concentrating on Runt here, fair enough.
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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Earl E. Eel » 11 Jun 2018, 11:02

Hm. OK.

I mean, when they're at least trying....
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One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Earl E. Eel » 19 Aug 2018, 20:43

This new album sounds interesting. Anyone heard it?
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Earl E. Eel » 22 Aug 2018, 16:52

Ah.

Well, UNCUT loved it, but MOJO hated it.

So, erm....there you go.
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Quaco » 22 Aug 2018, 22:42

I like them and basically like their stuff. I long for the day when they stop "seeing what they can do" and start writing classic material.
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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Earl E. Eel » 22 Aug 2018, 22:48

Yes.

The reviews for the latest album talk about 'channelling Todd Rundgren', and the like. But I'm pretty sure they don't get close.
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Quaco » 22 Aug 2018, 23:13

THE BACONED CLOWN OF TOSS wrote:Yes.

The reviews for the latest album talk about 'channelling Todd Rundgren', and the like. But I'm pretty sure they don't get close.

Yeah, I've heard that before, and though they may get closer to TR's energy than many (New Radicals), it's never going to be a game you can win. You have to do your own thing -- influenced by Rundgren, 10cc, or whomever, but mainly just trying to write the best, most real songs you can.
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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Graham Murakami » 26 Aug 2018, 18:58

It's way better than Todd Rundgren or 10CC and it's all quite fun and a bit like a musical - definitely worth a listen if you can stream it for free. Something stopped me buying the 2LP version today, though.

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Earl E. Eel » 26 Aug 2018, 20:55

Graham Murakami wrote:It's way better than Todd Rundgren or 10CC



Incorrect.
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

I've got more Disky product

a label like Dutch Disky

One comp to avoid, though, is Disky's "Best of the 70's"

Normally, Disky are clever at repackaging

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Goat Boy » 26 Aug 2018, 21:03

I think there might be some talent there but where is the sense of self?
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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Twang » 26 Aug 2018, 21:12

Yes just a pale copy of their forebears in the realm of rock musicals about chimpanzees

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Re: The Lemon Twigs

Postby Graham Murakami » 26 Aug 2018, 22:00

THE BACONED CLOWN OF TOSS wrote:
Graham Murakami wrote:It's way better than Todd Rundgren or 10CC



Incorrect.


I meant it's not shit.