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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby fange » 15 May 2018, 11:54

Diamond Dog wrote:
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Diamond Dog wrote:Roxy Music were better after they re-formed.

Oof. Now that's controversial. You really think so? Give us an example of why you say so, DD.


I don't actually believe it, Fange!! :lol:

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I thought the point was to say something you actually believed!
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 15 May 2018, 12:32

Quaco wrote:
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It was the '70s. I wouldn't be surprised


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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 15 May 2018, 12:35

Goat Boy wrote:reggae is boring


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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Dr Markus » 15 May 2018, 12:56

Bowie wouldn't be as big if it wasn't for Eno.
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby The Slider » 16 May 2018, 10:11

Dr Markus wrote:Bowie wouldn't be as big if it wasn't for Eno.


He didn't work with Eno until 1976 by which time he was already a globe buggering behemoth.
It says 'say something controversial' not ' say something demonstrably untrue'
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Dr Markus » 16 May 2018, 10:43

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Tactful Cactus » 16 May 2018, 13:16

The Slider wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Bowie wouldn't be as big if it wasn't for Eno.


He didn't work with Eno until 1976 by which time he was already a globe buggering behemoth.
It says 'say something controversial' not ' say something demonstrably untrue'


Eno wouldn't be as big without Bowie however is demonstrably true. He built his 80's production career on Berlin Bowie.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby trans-chigley express » 16 May 2018, 14:52

fange wrote:
I thought the point was to say something you actually believed!


I have great taste in music

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Hightea » 16 May 2018, 14:58

the punk movement had nothing to do with excess prog or excess other rock bands.
Punk was a separate movement that came from 1960's garage rock and other "proto-punk" bands.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Diamond Dog » 16 May 2018, 15:21

From October '78 to October '80 The Jam were the greatest singles band on the planet.

Tube Station
Strange Town
When You're Young
Eton Rifles
Going Underground/Dreams Of Children
Start
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby gash on ignore » 16 May 2018, 15:45

Blondie wants a word.

Picture This (ok August)
Hanging on the Telephone
Heart of Glass
Sunday Girl
Dreaming
Union City Blue
Call Me
Atomic
The Tide is High
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby gash on ignore » 16 May 2018, 15:49

Bowie/Eno? Mutually helpful I reckon - Eno helped Bowie reposition himself as (post) Punk relevant, Bowie helped Eno become producer to the hip.
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby gash on ignore » 16 May 2018, 15:51

The Police’s singles are none too shabby either.
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Diamond Dog » 16 May 2018, 16:25

Diamond Dog wrote:From October '78 to October '80 The Jam were the greatest singles band on the planet.

Tube Station
Strange Town
When You're Young
Eton Rifles
Going Underground/Dreams Of Children
Start



...Although Costello may like an invite :

Radio Radio
Oliver's Army
Accidents Will Happen
I Can't Stand Up...
High Fidelity
New Amsterdam.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Robert » 16 May 2018, 18:32

Costello’s version of Shipbuilding is way better than
Wyatt’s.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby fange » 17 May 2018, 00:21

trans-chigley express wrote:
fange wrote:
I thought the point was to say something you actually believed!


I have great taste in music

Controversial! :)
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Jeemo » 17 May 2018, 09:04

Early singles by The Who are overrated.
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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Toby » 17 May 2018, 10:31

Can didn't get going until 1972.

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Re: Say Something Musically Controversial

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 17 May 2018, 13:49

All so-called 'progress' in popular music came to a halt in 1980.

All that followed has been an ever thinner and blander, endlessly re-configured and re-combined, postscript, actually it is an epitaph of sorts.
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