The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Wolter » 10 Dec 2009, 1:53pm

Flex wrote:
matedog wrote:Suggestions:
My cheesy cover band is debating between playing Blur Song 2 and Hives' Hate to Say.... Given this will be for drunk folks in the middle of a set with ACDC, Zeppelin, RHCP, etc., what would be a better song to play?
Answer: Last Caress.
Alternate answer: Angelfuck.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by matedog » 10 Dec 2009, 1:55pm

Wolter wrote:
matedog wrote:Suggestions:
My cheesy cover band is debating between playing Blur Song 2 and Hives' Hate to Say.... Given this will be for drunk folks in the middle of a set with ACDC, Zeppelin, RHCP, etc., what would be a better song to play?
Song #2. They might recognize it from a commercial.
God damn it, that's what the rest of the band wants to play. I have about 1000X more fun playing The Hives. Also, I don't know what the hell you guys are talking about with the other suggestions/jokes.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Wolter » 10 Dec 2009, 1:56pm

matedog wrote:
Wolter wrote:
matedog wrote:Suggestions:
My cheesy cover band is debating between playing Blur Song 2 and Hives' Hate to Say.... Given this will be for drunk folks in the middle of a set with ACDC, Zeppelin, RHCP, etc., what would be a better song to play?
Song #2. They might recognize it from a commercial.
God damn it, that's what the rest of the band wants to play. I have about 1000X more fun playing The Hives. Also, I don't know what the hell you guys are talking about with the other suggestions/jokes.
A. I'm just being pragmatic for your audience.
B. They are Misfits songs. Both are full of swears.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Flex » 10 Dec 2009, 1:57pm

matedog wrote:God damn it, that's what the rest of the band wants to play. I have about 1000X more fun playing The Hives.
The Hives song would be better and more fun to play, but given the rest of your oeuvre the Blur songs fits in a lot better.
Also, I don't know what the hell you guys are talking about with the other suggestions/jokes.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Wolter » 10 Dec 2009, 1:58pm

Flex wrote:
GET THEE A MISFITS COMPILATION ALBUM POST HASTE!
If only someone had compiled all of the non-Coffin Box tracks into a handy download...
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Flex » 10 Dec 2009, 1:59pm

Wolter wrote:If only someone had compiled all of the non-Coffin Box tracks into a handy download...
What sort of smart, handsome person would do such a thing?
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 10 Dec 2009, 2:01pm

matedog wrote:Suggestions:
My cheesy cover band is debating between playing Blur Song 2 and Hives' Hate to Say.... Given this will be for drunk folks in the middle of a set with ACDC, Zeppelin, RHCP, etc., what would be a better song to play?
Too Drunk Too Fuck.
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Post by eumaas » 10 Dec 2009, 3:17pm

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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 10 Dec 2009, 4:07pm

matedog wrote:Suggestions:
My cheesy cover band is debating between playing Blur Song 2 and Hives' Hate to Say.... Given this will be for drunk folks in the middle of a set with ACDC, Zeppelin, RHCP, etc., what would be a better song to play?
What about something by Space?
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by BostonBeaneater » 10 Dec 2009, 4:35pm

Bob Dylan can't sing.

90's emo bands with wining singers piss me off.

Buddy Holly rules.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Wolter » 10 Dec 2009, 4:40pm

BostonBeaneater wrote:Bob Dylan can't sing.

90's emo bands with wining singers piss me off.

Buddy Holly rules.
I'm Jon Wolter, and I endorse this post.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by matedog » 10 Dec 2009, 5:05pm

BostonBeaneater wrote:Bob Dylan can't sing.

90's emo bands with wining singers piss me off.

Buddy Holly rules.
I don't mind Bobby D's voice at all. Well, when I saw him live a few years ago, his vocals were pretty god awful.

I thought emo was most whiny in the early aughts?
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 10 Dec 2009, 5:07pm

BostonBeaneater wrote:Bob Dylan can't sing anymore.

emo bands piss me off.

Buddy Holly rules, fantastic song.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by Wolter » 10 Dec 2009, 5:12pm

Heston wrote:
BostonBeaneater wrote:Bob Dylan can't sing anymore.

emo bands piss me off.

Buddy Holly rules, fantastic song.
I'm Jon Wolter, and I approve of these edits.
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Re: The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

Post by eumaas » 10 Dec 2009, 5:13pm

What does "can't sing" mean?
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
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