The greatest first four consecutive albums...

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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Swiftie » 24 Mar 2024, 18:40

robertff wrote:
C wrote:The lad just has ears of cloth

By the way Nash’s Desert Island Discs is definitely worth seeking out.

I found it interesting and I really enjoyed it

DISC ONE: Be-bop-a-Lula - Gene Vincent
DISC TWO: Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
DISC THREE: Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly and the Crickets
DISC FOUR: Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
DISC FIVE: God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
DISC SIX: Adagio for Strings, composed by Samuel Barber and performed by City of London Sinfonia conducted, by Richard Hickox
DISC SEVEN: Don't Give Up - Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush
DISC EIGHT: A Day In The Life - The Beatles

BOOK CHOICE: The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
LUXURY ITEM: A sleeping bag
CASTAWAY'S FAVOURITE: A Day In The Life - The Beatles

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Have you read his autobiography C. he comes across as a really arrogant self satisfied dull bore?


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No

Yes, I remember you saying that Rob

I was thinking of your words when I was listening (about 3 months ago) and I have to say he didn’t come over like that




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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Neil Jung » 25 Mar 2024, 08:38

John_K wrote:Just been ripping the four Blue Nile albums today...

Edit: I'd overlooked 'greatest' in the thread title when I posted, but they were a good run...


Good call but I’m not sure Peace At Last is up to the standard of the other three.
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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 25 Mar 2024, 11:07

C wrote:
J wrote:Mike Oldfield


An excellent call.

Personally, I'm not sure about Incantations [I'm giving my copy to Neil Jung next time I see him]

What do others think...?





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Incantation is not up to the level of the first three, so no.
I think its a boring album
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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Swiftie » 25 Mar 2024, 11:22

ConnyOlivetti wrote:
C wrote:
J wrote:Mike Oldfield


An excellent call.

Personally, I'm not sure about Incantations [I'm giving my copy to Neil Jung next time I see him]

What do others think...?


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Incantation is not up to the level of the first three, so no.
I think its a boring album


I tell you what is a corker though Conny - Return to Ommadawn

The lad’s last album before retirement to The Bahamas

It is very good indeed




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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 25 Mar 2024, 21:15

C wrote:
ConnyOlivetti wrote:
C wrote:
An excellent call.

Personally, I'm not sure about Incantations [I'm giving my copy to Neil Jung next time I see him]

What do others think...?


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Incantation is not up to the level of the first three, so no.
I think its a boring album


I tell you what is a corker though Conny - Return to Ommadawn

The lad’s last album before retirement to The Bahamas

It is very good indeed




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Maybe time to invest in and digest the return.
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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Swiftie » 27 Mar 2024, 15:39

ConnyOlivetti wrote:
C wrote:
ConnyOlivetti wrote:
Incantation is not up to the level of the first three, so no.
I think its a boring album


I tell you what is a corker though Conny - Return to Ommadawn

The lad’s last album before retirement to The Bahamas

It is very good indeed




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Maybe time to invest in and digest the return.



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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Hightea » 30 Mar 2024, 02:40

C wrote:
Hightea wrote:Most […] bands best albums were after their first album


Doctoring your quote, that’s a very interesting hypothesis Steve

And probably true.

Exceptions?

King Crimson?
The Doors?
Magazine?
Jimi Hendrix?
Steve Hillage?
Steve Hackett?
Graham Nash?
David Crosby?
If?
Chicago (sic)?

I reckon at least seven on that list have their debut as their best

Interesting….




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Hm
King Crimson? Maybe but not mine
The Doors? Yes
Magazine? Yes
Jimi Hendrix? Maybe IMO yes
Steve Hillage? No and I love the first album
Steve Hackett? Yes although I love some of the redone Genesis stuff.
Graham Nash? Yes
David Crosby? Hm I guess


Some for me
The Strokes
Interpol
Doves

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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Swiftie » 30 Mar 2024, 11:18

Hightea wrote:King Crimson? Maybe but not mine


Larks' Tongues in Aspic....?





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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby GoogaMooga » 30 Mar 2024, 14:16

Is it really true that King Crimson was Jimi Hendrix's favorite band? I'd never have guessed.
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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Hightea » 30 Mar 2024, 23:04

C wrote:
Hightea wrote:King Crimson? Maybe but not mine


Larks' Tongues in Aspic....?





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Re: The greatest first four consecutive albums...

Postby Swiftie » 01 Apr 2024, 11:49

Hightea wrote:
C wrote:
Hightea wrote:King Crimson? Maybe but not mine


Larks' Tongues in Aspic....?





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RED


A good choice.

Are some folk dissuaded by Moonchild...?




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