P vs P

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Re: P vs P

Postby Hightea » 01 Dec 2017, 22:01

bobzilla77 wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:
fange wrote:Ouch! Why such a harsh critique, Charlie?

I suspect that if I'd been fifteen or so when they hit, I'd've thought they were the bee's knees for a while. As it was, I found their whole condescending, smirky, too-cool-to-actually-play-or-sing-or-write-properly shtick tiresome.

I recall a Ben Is Dead review with pictures of their two drummers, and one of them was visibly falling asleep. If it'd not interesting enough for the drummer to stay awak while playing it, forget it.


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Re: P vs P

Postby pcqgod » 01 Dec 2017, 22:16

Didn't recognize either band from the photos.
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Re: P vs P

Postby sloopjohnc » 01 Dec 2017, 22:47


It's understandable, but I think Pulp gets way more love than they deserve on here.
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Re: P vs P

Postby John aka Josh » 01 Dec 2017, 23:28

Neither are as good as Pavlov's Dog or Parliament but Pulp are simply cracking at times. I'd take Pink Military (Stand Alone) over Pavement any day too.

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Re: P vs P

Postby the masked man » 02 Dec 2017, 21:26

I'll go with Pulp. Today, their music sounds rather thin, but in the mid 90s they meant everything to me, and I saw them live a number of times. Different Class has great lyrics.

Pavement's slacker US indie stuff is listenable, but inessential. Doesn't seem to care enough.

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Re: P vs P

Postby 50 Shades Of Blue » 02 Dec 2017, 21:31

Pulp - have the songs
Some mother's talking 'bout Guns' n 'Roses
As if i give a fuck
At best i think they suck