Heston's Best'uns - SLF

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Heston wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 12:08am
I saw SLF last night and they played Safe As Houses for the first time in 30 years. It was akin to a religious experience for me.
Probably at exactly the same time I heard it for the first time in 30 years. Spooky!

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Back To Front to me sounds like a generic SLF song. It is so similar to 2/3 other songs as if it was a fake like those Pistols songs that surfaced on various boots.

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101Walterton wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 12:53am
Back To Front to me sounds like a generic SLF song. It is so similar to 2/3 other songs as if it was a fake like those Pistols songs that surfaced on various boots.
I really like Back To Front. Mr Fire Coal Man on the b side was brilliant too.
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Heston wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 6:45am
101Walterton wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 12:53am
Back To Front to me sounds like a generic SLF song. It is so similar to 2/3 other songs as if it was a fake like those Pistols songs that surfaced on various boots.
I really like Back To Front. Mr Fire Coal Man on the b side was brilliant too.
Me too, both tracks. I think with 'Nobody's Heroes' they started turning into what they ultimately became on 'Go For It' - a perfect power pop band, full of ideas and super catchy melodies.
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muppet hi fi wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 9:19pm
Heston wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 6:45am
101Walterton wrote:
26 Mar 2017, 12:53am
Back To Front to me sounds like a generic SLF song. It is so similar to 2/3 other songs as if it was a fake like those Pistols songs that surfaced on various boots.
I really like Back To Front. Mr Fire Coal Man on the b side was brilliant too.
Me too, both tracks. I think with 'Nobody's Heroes' they started turning into what they ultimately became on 'Go For It' - a perfect power pop band, full of ideas and super catchy melodies.
Agreed.
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What would people's choices be for great SLF songs from their second run? I love Johnny 7, No Surrender, Each Dollar a Bullet and My Ever Changing Moral Stance.
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What would people's choices be for great SLF songs from their second run? I love Johnny 7, No Surrender, Each Dollar a Bullet and My Ever Changing Moral Stance.
I like those you've mentioned and these : Beirut Moon, Last Train from the Wasteland, Strummerville, Still Burning, When We Were Young.
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Heston wrote:
27 Mar 2017, 12:28pm
What would people's choices be for great SLF songs from their second run? I love Johnny 7, No Surrender, Each Dollar a Bullet and My Ever Changing Moral Stance.
I like those you've mentioned and these : Beirut Moon, Last Train from the Wasteland, Strummerville, Still Burning, When We Were Young.
Cheers Marky, I was thinking of knocking up a comp of their best later songs. I kind of lost interest after Flags and Emblems but I'm thinking there must be some more diamonds among the rough. I rather enjoyed When We Were Young at the gig the other night.
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Oh, and Harp and Stand Up and Shout were pretty good too.
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Oh, and Harp and Stand Up and Shout were pretty good too.
Yeah you can make a pretty decent comp out of those latter tracks.
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Thanks for the tips Boys I don't really know any of the songs post the original break up.
Is there a comp of the second incarnation?

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Thanks for the tips Boys I don't really know any of the songs post the original break up.
Is there a comp of the second incarnation?
I don't think so. Maybe together, on this board, we could make one. Let's see if any more suggestions come in and we'll see what we can knock up.
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Lotta good material from '91 on.

Flags and Emblems:

Each Dollar a Bullet
Beirut Moon
Die and Burn
No Surrender

Get a Life:

Get a Life
No Laughing Matter
Forensic Evidence
Harp
The Night the Wall Came Down

Tinderbox:

You Never Hear the One That Hits You
A River Flowing
I Could Be Happy Yesterday
My Ever Changing Moral Stance
The Message
Dust in My Eye
Roaring Boys

Hope Street:

Hope Street
Tantalize
What Does it Take?
Last Train from the Wasteland

Guitar and Drum:

Guitar and Drum
Strummerville
Dead Man Walking
Empty Sky
Can't Get Away with That
Be True to Yourself
Who Died and Made You Elvis
Protect and Serve

No Going Back:

Liar's Club
My Dark Places
One Man Island
Good Luck with That
Trail of Tears
Full Steam Backwards
When We Were Young
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Flex wrote:
27 Mar 2017, 2:43pm
Lotta good material from '91 on.

Flags and Emblems:

Each Dollar a Bullet
Beirut Moon
Die and Burn
No Surrender

Get a Life:

Get a Life
No Laughing Matter
Forensic Evidence
Harp
The Night the Wall Came Down

Tinderbox:

You Never Hear the One That Hits You
A River Flowing
I Could Be Happy Yesterday
My Ever Changing Moral Stance
The Message
Dust in My Eye
Roaring Boys

Hope Street:

Hope Street
Tantalize
What Does it Take?
Last Train from the Wasteland

Guitar and Drum:

Guitar and Drum
Strummerville
Dead Man Walking
Empty Sky
Can't Get Away with That
Be True to Yourself
Who Died and Made You Elvis
Protect and Serve

No Going Back:

Liar's Club
My Dark Places
One Man Island
Good Luck with That
Trail of Tears
Full Steam Backwards
When We Were Young
I like all on that list but "The Message" I'm not too enamoured by their cover of that. It feels a little too forced and obvious.
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Marky Dread wrote:
27 Mar 2017, 3:54pm
Flex wrote:
27 Mar 2017, 2:43pm
Lotta good material from '91 on.

Flags and Emblems:

Each Dollar a Bullet
Beirut Moon
Die and Burn
No Surrender

Get a Life:

Get a Life
No Laughing Matter
Forensic Evidence
Harp
The Night the Wall Came Down

Tinderbox:

You Never Hear the One That Hits You
A River Flowing
I Could Be Happy Yesterday
My Ever Changing Moral Stance
The Message
Dust in My Eye
Roaring Boys

Hope Street:

Hope Street
Tantalize
What Does it Take?
Last Train from the Wasteland

Guitar and Drum:

Guitar and Drum
Strummerville
Dead Man Walking
Empty Sky
Can't Get Away with That
Be True to Yourself
Who Died and Made You Elvis
Protect and Serve

No Going Back:

Liar's Club
My Dark Places
One Man Island
Good Luck with That
Trail of Tears
Full Steam Backwards
When We Were Young
I like all on that list but "The Message" I'm not too enamoured by their cover of that. It feels a little too forced and obvious.
It's a bit cringeworthy, as is their cover of No sleep Til Brooklyn (Belfast).
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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