11 debut albums of the 90s

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Slanted and Enchanted
16
9%
Dry
9
5%
Tindersticks
13
7%
Suede
26
15%
Definitely Maybe
20
11%
I Should Coco
17
10%
Dummy
21
12%
Garbage
4
2%
Fuzzy Logic
16
9%
Endtroducing
14
8%
Moon Safari
22
12%
 
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11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby ORORORO » 09 Nov 2017, 18:22

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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby PENK » 09 Nov 2017, 19:06

I'd happily listen to any of them apart from Garbage and Pajama Harvey.

You only let me choose five, though, so I went DJ Shadow, Suede, Supergrass, Pavement and Oasis. The first two of those are the ones I'd call favourites, while the others I chose either have their moments or (Oasis) have nostalgic value for me.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Goat Boy » 09 Nov 2017, 19:07

I voted Suede, Oasis, Grass, DJ Shadow and Air

My favourite is the Suede one. A great big swaggering glam pop wonder of an album. Butlers guitar playing is a tour de force

The Oasis one is let down by a couple of dogs (Digsy's Diner, Married with Children). The Supergrass was is a pop delight and a real rush from start to finish. How old were they again? 12?

Dummy is boring. Garbage were a joke. Entroducing is great. Moon Safari has some naff associations but there's good stuff on there too.


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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Nov 2017, 19:10

Tindersticks is head and shoulders above the rest. The others are not fit to lick its boots. It is in an altogether different league.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby PENK » 09 Nov 2017, 19:12

Goat Boy wrote:Just what was the point of Pavement?


I like some of their stuff but I'm never quite sure why. I find it quite hard to pinpoint something that's really good about them.

'Here' is a lovely song (Tindersticks do a cover of it if you like them and can be arsed youtubing).
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Postby Goat Boy » 09 Nov 2017, 19:13

Darkness_Fish wrote:Tindersticks is head and shoulders above the rest. The others are not fit to lick its boots. It is in an altogether different league.


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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Moleskin » 09 Nov 2017, 19:20

Pavement, PJ, Suede, Tindersticks.

Then either Portishead or DJ Shadow.
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Postby toomanyhatz » 09 Nov 2017, 19:22

Not MY 90s!

Of those, I suppose Suede, though I like Butler's stuff after more.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 09 Nov 2017, 19:24

Fuck it, actually voted for Oasis.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Nov 2017, 19:26

I took the five from Suede to Garbage.

The best by many millions of miles is "Dummy" though.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby ORORORO » 09 Nov 2017, 19:29

PENK wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:Just what was the point of Pavement?


I like some of their stuff but I'm never quite sure why. I find it quite hard to pinpoint something that's really good about them.


There aren't any TUNES godammit!! :o

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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby joels344 » 09 Nov 2017, 19:30

Tindersticks easily and one of my favorite albums from the 1990s in general. Though that Pavement album is pretty good.

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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 09 Nov 2017, 19:52

Suede and Harvey.


The rest is meh.
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Postby WG Kaspar » 09 Nov 2017, 20:04

Darkness_Fish wrote:Tindersticks is head and shoulders above the rest. The others are not fit to lick its boots. It is in an altogether different league.

For once we're in complete agreement.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby McBastard » 09 Nov 2017, 20:08

WG Kaspar wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Tindersticks is head and shoulders above the rest. The others are not fit to lick its boots. It is in an altogether different league.

For once we're in complete agreement.


Me too. I'd happily listen to Suede, Dummy or Endtroducing any time though.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Bent Fabric » 09 Nov 2017, 20:09

I like a certain period of Pavement just fine - but this debut album is definitely a case of "they aren't remotely there yet".

More than a few of my favorite records from that decade are made by people whose thing was well underway. That said, the Suede and the Grass and the Air were never better.

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Postby Jeff K » 09 Nov 2017, 20:19

PJ
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

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McBastard wrote:
WG Kaspar wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Tindersticks is head and shoulders above the rest. The others are not fit to lick its boots. It is in an altogether different league.

For once we're in complete agreement.


Me too. I'd happily listen to Suede, Dummy or Endtroducing any time though.

Oh I like most of these albums quite a bit, and Dummy is another one that clearly stands out for me, it's just that the Tindersticks album is on a completely different level than the rest.
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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Ranking Ted » 09 Nov 2017, 20:54

I own all of these and the only one that's a genuine meh is Garbage. The rest all have something to recommend them by. I voted Slanted & Enchanted, I Should Coco, Dummy, Fuzzy Logic and Moon Safari. Close on Definitely Maybe but the dogs on that LP, correctly called by GB, put me off. The ones above don't have anything that makes me wince. And for all it's ubiquitousness, Moon Safari remains a record of uncommon excellence.

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Re: 11 debut albums of the 90s

Postby Rayge » 09 Nov 2017, 21:26

Three I don't know well enough, or at all, one (Dummy) I don't like, no problem with the rest. Tindersticks the favourite, then Dry and Fuzzy Logic. Also voted for Suede and Garbage. Should get north of £400 for my vinyl copies of those five.
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