I don't 'get' Bowie at all.

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Re: I don't 'get' Bowie at all.

Postby German Dave » 16 Nov 2008, 19:01

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Postby bhoywonder » 18 Nov 2008, 09:11

typical of you sad od cunts, if someone has a different opinion, all you do is laugh. You don't engage in debate or consider that some people look for more in an act than a few good records 35 years ago. Similarly, I still bet that DD has never seen Mogwai live so doesn't even know what it is he's disagreeing with.

I saw Bowie live and it was all a bit embarrassing. Even Bowie himself. Mogwai have always been amazing live. But Bowie was good when you were younger so therefore anyone who doesn't think he's very good now must be wrong.

Still, it's not a problem. You can enjoy your tin machine records and I'll play Happy Songs for Happy People. :D

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Postby Diamond Dog » 21 Nov 2008, 22:33

:lol:

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Postby Very Stable Baron » 23 Nov 2008, 02:49

I saw Mogwai live and it was no better than their records, which wasn't exactly (at the time) something to be proud of!
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Postby The Great DeFector » 23 Nov 2008, 04:46

He doesn't either since he turned in to a business man over being an musician

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Postby Diamond Dog » 23 Nov 2008, 19:17

GinSoakedBoy wrote:He doesn't either since he turned in to a business man over being an musician


Of course, everyone else does it for free. :roll:
Have you any idea how much money Bowie lost by being ripped off by his management company in his heyday? Did you know that, by the time he had reached the end of the 70s, he was (in essence) completely broke - this having sold multi millions of records? Do you condemn him for trying to get a grip on his business interests?

Or do you not really care and have just posted here to:
a) complete your worthy pursuit of the last post in each forum :roll: , and
b) be a contrary, ill informed, ignorant troll?
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Postby The Great DeFector » 23 Nov 2008, 22:10

Diamond Dog wrote:
GinSoakedBoy wrote:He doesn't either since he turned in to a business man over being an musician


Of course, everyone else does it for free. :roll:
Have you any idea how much money Bowie lost by being ripped off by his management company in his heyday? Did you know that, by the time he had reached the end of the 70s, he was (in essence) completely broke - this having sold multi millions of records? Do you condemn him for trying to get a grip on his business interests?

Or do you not really care and have just posted here to:
a) complete your worthy pursuit of the last post in each forum :roll: , and
b) be a contrary, ill informed, ignorant troll?



don't you have some kids to scare around your neighbourhood or something? You know live up to the “scary man that lives down the street” persona you have.

Again with the needless insult, Maybe one day the moderators on here will call you up on it, I doubt it though. Still, not going to lose any sleep over it.

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Postby Diamond Dog » 24 Nov 2008, 12:09

I'll take that as a "I know fuck all about Bowie & should keep my idiotic comments about him to myself" then.
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Pint anyone?

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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 08 Dec 2008, 20:45

Eh, why not.
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Postby bhoywonder » 28 Dec 2008, 13:19

Bowie has been shit for decades. Mogwai haven't. Is my point. And I stand by it.

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Postby Nikki Gradual » 04 Jan 2009, 11:31

bhoywonder wrote:Bowie has been shit for decades. Mogwai haven't. Is my point. And I stand by it.


Quite right. Bowie has been shit for at least three decades and Mogwai were only formed in 1995 so they have only been shit for one and a bit decades so far. No contest.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 18 Jan 2009, 18:46

Nikki Gradual wrote:
bhoywonder wrote:Bowie has been shit for decades. Mogwai haven't. Is my point. And I stand by it.


Quite right. Bowie has been shit for at least three decades and Mogwai were only formed in 1995 so they have only been shit for one and a bit decades so far. No contest.


But they're fucking great live, James, don't you know?
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Postby bhoywonder » 19 Jan 2009, 13:43

Diamond Dog wrote:
Nikki Gradual wrote:
bhoywonder wrote:Bowie has been shit for decades. Mogwai haven't. Is my point. And I stand by it.


Quite right. Bowie has been shit for at least three decades and Mogwai were only formed in 1995 so they have only been shit for one and a bit decades so far. No contest.


But they're fucking great live, James, don't you know?


Ever seen them, Pete? Or is it your usual case of talking bollocks about something you know nothing about?

I saw Bowie live a few years back. He was fucking embarrassing.

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Postby lividlunch » 19 Jan 2009, 14:35

Ol' Dirty Baron wrote:I saw Mogwai live and it was no better than their records, which wasn't exactly (at the time) something to be proud of!


Ditto. Far be it from me to call Bowie's efforts of the last decade or so his most brilliant work, but his total output strikes me as much more impressive than Mogwai's records and live show ever did.

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Postby bhoywonder » 19 Jan 2009, 14:38

lividlunch wrote:
Ol' Dirty Baron wrote:I saw Mogwai live and it was no better than their records, which wasn't exactly (at the time) something to be proud of!


Ditto. Far be it from me to call Bowie's efforts of the last decade or so his most brilliant work, but his total output strikes me as much more impressive than Mogwai's records and live show ever did.


Good for you. It would be boring if we all liked the same thing. If only some other posters realised there wasn't a right and wrong answer, eh?

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Postby Nikki Gradual » 19 Jan 2009, 16:14

bhoywonder wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:But they're fucking great live, James, don't you know?


Ever seen them, Pete? Or is it your usual case of talking bollocks about something you know nothing about?

I saw Bowie live a few years back. He was fucking embarrassing.


You should have seen the Glass Spider tour, now that was embarassing.
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Postby lividlunch » 19 Jan 2009, 16:24

Nikki Gradual wrote:
bhoywonder wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:But they're fucking great live, James, don't you know?


Ever seen them, Pete? Or is it your usual case of talking bollocks about something you know nothing about?

I saw Bowie live a few years back. He was fucking embarrassing.


You should have seen the Glass Spider tour, now that was embarassing.



Surely everyone's entitled to his or her own opinion. But I find it really unfortunate that people seem to have dismissed Bowie based on a live show in his "old age". Can recording artists be forgiven for their latter-day sins?! Or for having snorted too much coke in their youth?

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Postby Nikki Gradual » 19 Jan 2009, 16:44

lividlunch wrote:
Nikki Gradual wrote:You should have seen the Glass Spider tour, now that was embarassing.



Surely everyone's entitled to his or her own opinion. But I find it really unfortunate that people seem to have dismissed Bowie based on a live show in his "old age". Can recording artists be forgiven for their latter-day sins?! Or for having snorted too much coke in their youth?


Of course they can, but none of that excuses the cringeworthy ego-fuelled excess that was the Glass Spider tour. You can't blame old age or youthful cocaine abuse for that one.
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Postby Moleskin » 03 Feb 2009, 15:00

Nikki Gradual wrote:Of course they can, but none of that excuses the cringeworthy ego-fuelled excess that was the Glass Spider tour. You can't blame old age or youthful cocaine abuse for that one.


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