What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

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Best UK album?

Aftermath
3
14%
Between the Buttons
1
5%
Beggar's Banquet
3
14%
Let It Bleed
3
14%
Sticky Fingers
7
33%
Exile on Main Street
4
19%
 
Total votes: 21

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Rorschach » 08 Sep 2021, 21:27

robertff wrote:
Rorschach wrote:
OUTPLAY wrote:Well Sticky Fingers is certainly not their best - half of it is shit!


The voice of reason!

I hate the damn album, it has so many songs I detest. Wild fucking Horses for a start.


Why not just put us all out of our misery and just say that you don't like the Rolling Stones - end of.


Well, mostly because I rather like the Stones, especially this period. Beggars Banquet is one of my favourite albums ever. I like every track.
I think Let it Bleed has magnificent moments but is uneven and I have a nostalgic fondness for Between the Buttons.
However, I think Sticky Fingers is a total stinker with very few tracks I like.

Is this strange for you? You don't ever dislike an album by a band or artist that you normally like?
Bugger off.

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Mike Boom » 08 Sep 2021, 23:46

Moonlight Mile is the best thing on Sticky Fingers but it also has Sway and Bitch and I like Sister Morphine and I love Wild Horses.

I still prefer Beggars Banquet tho, I love how the acoustic guitar is upfront and to the fore.

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby OUTPLAY » 09 Sep 2021, 05:09

Exile is their best LP by any sensible measure, of course.
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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Rorschach » 09 Sep 2021, 07:36

Mike Boom wrote:Moonlight Mile is the best thing on Sticky Fingers but it also has Sway and Bitch and I like Sister Morphine and I love Wild Horses.

I still prefer Beggars Banquet tho, I love how the acoustic guitar is upfront and to the fore.



Interesting, isn't it. We both like BB but have such completely opposed opinions about SF.
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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby robertff » 09 Sep 2021, 09:37

Rorschach wrote:
robertff wrote:
Rorschach wrote:
The voice of reason!

I hate the damn album, it has so many songs I detest. Wild fucking Horses for a start.


Why not just put us all out of our misery and just say that you don't like the Rolling Stones - end of.


Well, mostly because I rather like the Stones, especially this period. Beggars Banquet is one of my favourite albums ever. I like every track.
I think Let it Bleed has magnificent moments but is uneven and I have a nostalgic fondness for Between the Buttons.
However, I think Sticky Fingers is a total stinker with very few tracks I like.

Is this strange for you? You don't ever dislike an album by a band or artist that you normally like?




Doesn't appear to be the case based on everything you have written about the Stones up to this point. The thread title was 'What is the greatest Stones' UK album. Nowhere on this thread do you state your opinion about this, rather you simply pour more and more vitriol onto an album which many, critics and fans alike, might consider to be the greatest Stones' album and, in fact, the voting here demonstrates that. Why didn't you state what your opinion with regard to the thread title rather than continuously just slating SF, what was the point?

I'm not a huge fan of SF preferring other albums, as mentioned earlier on the thread, but just to keep saying, I hate this, I hate that, blah, blah, blah, I can't see the point.


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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Rorschach » 09 Sep 2021, 10:54

robertff wrote:
Rorschach wrote: I rather like the Stones, especially this period.




Doesn't appear to be the case based on everything you have written about the Stones up to this point. The thread title was 'What is the greatest Stones' UK album. Nowhere on this thread do you state your opinion about this, rather you simply pour more and more vitriol onto an album which many, critics and fans alike, might consider to be the greatest Stones' album and, in fact, the voting here demonstrates that. Why didn't you state what your opinion with regard to the thread title rather than continuously just slating SF, what was the point?

I'm not a huge fan of SF preferring other albums, as mentioned earlier on the thread, but just to keep saying, I hate this, I hate that, blah, blah, blah, I can't see the point.


Fucking hell. Are you always this uptight about people not following rules you've just made up in your head?

Or maybe i missed the memo that says that every fucking post has to be a direct reply to the thread title.

I'm giving my opinion of the album that's leading in the poll and I cannot for the life of me see why you would have an issue with that unless you're just totally precious about the music you like, and you get all upset about someone daring to not agree with you or, heaven forfend, the BCB consensus!

Well boo fucking hoo. If you don't like it just put me on ignore.

And as for, 'what was the point?': What's the point of posting an album cover of something you're listening to? What's the point of saying which Rolling Stones album you like best? What's the point of any of this?
There is no point except that we do it for fun. You get your kicks out of saying that SF is good and I get my kicks out of saying it's tedious crap. If you want to object and take that personally, that's your problem. If you disagree with me then either ignore me or make a defence for your position and leave out the ad hominem attacks.
Bugger off.

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby OUTPLAY » 09 Sep 2021, 10:57

robertff wrote:
Rorschach wrote:
robertff wrote:
Why not just put us all out of our misery and just say that you don't like the Rolling Stones - end of.


Well, mostly because I rather like the Stones, especially this period. Beggars Banquet is one of my favourite albums ever. I like every track.
I think Let it Bleed has magnificent moments but is uneven and I have a nostalgic fondness for Between the Buttons.
However, I think Sticky Fingers is a total stinker with very few tracks I like.

Is this strange for you? You don't ever dislike an album by a band or artist that you normally like?




Doesn't appear to be the case based on everything you have written about the Stones up to this point. The thread title was 'What is the greatest Stones' UK album. Nowhere on this thread do you state your opinion about this, rather you simply pour more and more vitriol onto an album which many, critics and fans alike, might consider to be the greatest Stones' album and, in fact, the voting here demonstrates that.


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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Positive Passion » 09 Sep 2021, 11:06

Rorschach wrote:What's the point of any of this?
There is no point except that we do it for fun.


My delusions are crumbling.

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby robertff » 09 Sep 2021, 12:07

Rorschach wrote:
Fucking hell. Are you always this uptight about people not following rules you've just made up in your head?

Or maybe i missed the memo that says that every fucking post has to be a direct reply to the thread title.

I'm giving my opinion of the album that's leading in the poll and I cannot for the life of me see why you would have an issue with that unless you're just totally precious about the music you like, and you get all upset about someone daring to not agree with you or, heaven forfend, the BCB consensus!


And as for, 'what was the point?': What's the point of posting an album cover of something you're listening to? What's the point of saying which Rolling Stones album you like best? What's the point of any of this?
There is no point except that we do it for fun. You get your kicks out of saying that SF is good and I get my kicks out of saying it's tedious crap. If you want to object and take that personally, that's your problem. If you disagree with me then either ignore me or make a defence for your position and leave out the ad hominem attacks.



Just cannot see the point in so vehemently stating 'I hate this', 'I hate that' etc. without having anything else to say, positive or otherwise. It's all so negative and damning especially as you state that you like other Stones' albums on a later post relating to the thread. To be honest I couldn't care less what you think about the music I like or the BCB consensus and I certainly haven't taken it personally.


Sorry, didn't recognise that there were any ad hominem attacks, none intended anyway, perhaps you are being over sensitive?


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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Hag-man » 12 Sep 2021, 09:13

toomanyhatz wrote:I'm not sure I understand the UK designation; only the first two are different between the UK and elsewhere.

The UK Aftermath is far superior to the US one, imo. BB is a toss-up, but I might give it to the US version.


Weren't the UK and US versions of "Between the Buttons" different? Or am I just going senile?

("Beggar's Banquet" has to be the best, BTW....)
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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby C » 12 Sep 2021, 09:27

Welcome back Hag-man - over 8 years!
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Postby Hag-man » 12 Sep 2021, 09:31

C wrote:Welcome back Hag-man - over 8 years!


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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby C » 12 Sep 2021, 09:37

Hag-man wrote:
C wrote:Welcome back Hag-man - over 8 years!


You can't rush into these things, you know.


:lol:




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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby The Slider » 12 Sep 2021, 13:23

GoogaMooga wrote:Sticky Fingers - "Wild Horses" is a personal favorite, and "Sister Morphine" holds up very well.


The two steaming turds on what would otherwise be their greatest album.
So it isn't

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby Hag-man » 12 Sep 2021, 13:36

The Slider wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Sticky Fingers - "Wild Horses" is a personal favorite, and "Sister Morphine" holds up very well.


The two steaming turds on what would otherwise be their greatest album.
So it isn't

The Baron is correct here


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The Slider wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Sticky Fingers - "Wild Horses" is a personal favorite, and "Sister Morphine" holds up very well.


The two steaming turds on what would otherwise be their greatest album.


Wild horses is ace!

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Re: What is the Rolling Stones' greatest UK album?

Postby der Freiherr » 12 Sep 2021, 15:52

The Slider wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Sticky Fingers - "Wild Horses" is a personal favorite, and "Sister Morphine" holds up very well.


The two steaming turds on what would otherwise be their greatest album.


Took you long enough!
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