John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

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John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Dr. B. Eef » 19 Apr 2017, 22:45

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby toomanyhatz » 19 Apr 2017, 22:49

Hate the fucking thing. The groove's not even interesting, which is almost unheard of for the Stones - they usually at least have that much going for them. And I really want to smack Jagger all through it, but particularly during the 'spoken' bit.

No excuse for this at all. A steaming pile.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby pcqgod » 19 Apr 2017, 22:51

I adore this track.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Quaco » 19 Apr 2017, 23:03

Always hated it, but I don't mind it now. Maybe since worse things have happened since, both by them and everyone else.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby sloopjohnc » 19 Apr 2017, 23:11

toomanyhatz wrote:Hate the fucking thing. The groove's not even interesting, which is almost unheard of for the Stones - they usually at least have that much going for them. And I really want to smack Jagger all through it, but particularly during the 'spoken' bit.

No excuse for this at all. A steaming pile.


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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby K » 19 Apr 2017, 23:17

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Charlie O. » 20 Apr 2017, 00:19

Quaco wrote:Always hated it, but I don't mind it now. Maybe since worse things have happened since, both by them and everyone else.

This.

I voted "SHIT" though.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Matt Wilson » 20 Apr 2017, 00:32

I don't mind it at all, but I don't have to hear it again either.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Bent Fabric » 20 Apr 2017, 00:51

Love it. They haven't started "trying to sound like the Rolling Stones" yet, for one thing.

Unusual production/arrangement for them or anyone - and both Jagger's falsetto AND the ridiculous intonation are perhaps a last glance at the sort of "Jesus, that guy really does not give a FUCK!" Jagger that I, personally, adore.

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Still Baron » 20 Apr 2017, 01:16

I dig it.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Classic Rock Sneelock » 20 Apr 2017, 01:32

Always loved it.I'm going to listen to it 12 times in a row right now. Shit, I love that whole album. How sad is that?
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby TG » 20 Apr 2017, 03:42

I clicked to play the video and it isn't available in my country and I didn't care. That must say something. It doesn't really ever go anywhere, does it? If it was some no name band it would have disappearred without a trace. But it's far from the worst thing they ever did. That might make it a hit.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Hugh » 20 Apr 2017, 08:21

Love it. It soundtracked a holiday for me when it was new. I particularly like the little piano bits in the background.

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Darkness_Fish » 20 Apr 2017, 08:59

I've never heard it before, but it's remarkably amusing so far. Bee Gees tribute stuff. And then there's that inoffensive sax, the worst sound that America ever produced. I've heard enough.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Osgood » 20 Apr 2017, 12:19

I clicked to see if it was as bad as I remembered, and no, it was worse. I couldn't stand even one minute of it.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby NMB » 20 Apr 2017, 12:24

I wouldn't call it a classic but it's fun. It was an unexpected highlight the last time I saw them live.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 20 Apr 2017, 15:10

It's ridiculous. I love it.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby TL;DR » 20 Apr 2017, 15:33

It's ridiculous, and I have no feeling for it one way or another.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Ranking Ted » 20 Apr 2017, 20:32

It's objectively pretty bad. I love it.

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 4

Postby Jeff K » 21 Apr 2017, 03:23

It's not great but I don't mind it. I always enjoyed it more than Miss You.
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