Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

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DLB v SMY

DLB
8
62%
SMS
5
38%
 
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Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 03 Sep 2018, 14:44

Two absolute classics which I've always associated with each other for some reason, but which one would you choose if forced. Tough choice huh?




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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Bent Fabric » 03 Sep 2018, 16:08

"Save My Soul" was new to me. And I really liked it.

But, yeah, I'm absolutely crazy about that Remains track.

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 03 Sep 2018, 16:11

It's a good one to discover -it'll become your new favourite record!

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Matt Wilson » 03 Sep 2018, 17:03

Two standards from the first two Nuggets boxes. Hard to go wrong with either one.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 03 Sep 2018, 18:08

Matt Wilson wrote:Two standards from the first two Nuggets boxes. Hard to go wrong with either one.


You always do that! 'oh they're both great!'

Make a stand!

I love them both but (unusually, for this genre) the Brit track is sharper and harder and more exciting.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 03 Sep 2018, 18:28

I'd go for The Wimple Winch too, although needless to say they're both great. With 'Don't Look Back' it's mainly about the chorus whereas everything in 'Save My Soul' is memorable and that solo is quite mad! If you didn't know I think you'd peg the WW record as being American.

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 03 Sep 2018, 18:31

You would!

'just like a fly who's attracted to jam' :lol:
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 03 Sep 2018, 18:32

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 03 Sep 2018, 18:44

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 03 Sep 2018, 18:45

ah!

I meant 'you WOULD!' (agreement)

not 'YOU would!' (mild abuse)
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 03 Sep 2018, 18:47

I thought you were accusing me of being a fly.

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 03 Sep 2018, 18:49

:lol:
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Matt Wilson » 03 Sep 2018, 22:35

BOXO wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:Two standards from the first two Nuggets boxes. Hard to go wrong with either one.


You always do that! 'oh they're both great!'

Make a stand!

I love them both but (unusually, for this genre) the Brit track is sharper and harder and more exciting.


Not everything needs to be ranked though. Sometimes both items in question are about equal. I like both songs but would take the Remains track if a gun was pointed at me.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Muskrat » 03 Sep 2018, 22:51

Things that a fella can't forget...

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby The Modernist » 04 Sep 2018, 18:49

Thought they'd be more interest in these two great records....

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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby Pansy Puff » 04 Sep 2018, 18:53

Don't Look Back is utterly Godhead to me. I bought Nuggets nearly 20 years ago now, and that song still thrills me to this day.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby pcqgod » 04 Sep 2018, 19:27

"Save My Soul" is a classic, from that somewhat sinister opening riff to the crazy freakout in the chorus. I wonder if the bass player in that band went on to any lasting musical career.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby LeBaron » 05 Sep 2018, 02:39

The Modernist wrote:Thought they'd be more interest in these two great records....


I like both records a lot but don’t have much to say.

They’re both great! I like this one just a hair better than the other!

Not really worth saying.
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby LeBaron » 05 Sep 2018, 02:54

Surprise! I voted for "Save My Soul!"
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Re: Don't Look Back v Save My Soul

Postby fange » 05 Sep 2018, 03:42

I like 'SMS' a lot - i mean, how could you not? - but 'DLB' takes this one for me. That driving beat in the verses as well as the explosive chorus hits me right where i live. The production is white-hot, and sounds like it could have been released in the late '70s.
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