Hey, remember Rancid?

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Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Inder » 21 Jul 2010, 10:48pm

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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Flex » 21 Jul 2010, 10:50pm

"Nihilism" is maybe my favorite Rancid song.

Right after that stuff Tim Armstrong did with Pink, natch.

I always really liked this one too:
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by daredevil » 21 Jul 2010, 11:28pm

Life Won't Wait is my favorite Rancid album
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Heston » 22 Jul 2010, 2:57am

I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.

My favourite songs are Olympia, Hooligans and Roots, Radicals.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by eumaas » 22 Jul 2010, 8:53am

Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Heston » 22 Jul 2010, 9:05am

eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
Euston, we have a problem
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by eumaas » 22 Jul 2010, 9:07am

Heston wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
Euston, we have a problem
Excuse me, I have to retire to my hovel to scourge myself.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Spiff » 22 Jul 2010, 9:28am

Heston wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
Euston, we have a problem
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by eumaas » 22 Jul 2010, 9:31am

Spiff wrote:
Heston wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
Euston, we have a problem
How long have you been waiting to use that line?
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Flex » 22 Jul 2010, 11:08am

eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
I actually agree too (although I like their 2000s work as well). I usually just listen to half an album at a time, it works out pretty well.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Wolter » 22 Jul 2010, 11:09am

Flex wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
I actually agree too (although I like their 2000s work as well). I usually just listen to half an album at a time, it works out pretty well.
I appreciate the existence of Rancid, but I rarely feel the need to listen to them for more than about 20 minutes.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Kory » 22 Jul 2010, 3:02pm

Wolter wrote:
Flex wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Heston wrote:I like their 90s output, but their albums are too long.
God help me, I have the same opinion. I like my pop/rock albums around the 40 minute mark... even if you have a solid collection of songs, my interest starts wavering. I feel the same way about Generation Terrorists.
I actually agree too (although I like their 2000s work as well). I usually just listen to half an album at a time, it works out pretty well.
I appreciate the existence of Rancid, but I rarely feel the need to listen to them for more than about 20 minutes.
Yup Yup.
I used to own all of their albums, but have now whittled it down to Life Won't Wait...which I never listen to.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Flex » 22 Jul 2010, 3:07pm

Kory wrote:I used to own all of their albums, but have now whittled it down to Life Won't Wait...which I never listen to.
I used to like Life Won't Wait the most out of their albums, but with the passage of time I think I've come to regard it as their second weakest album (Indestructible is probably a bit weaker, although they're actually pretty similar in style). I appreciate the diversity, but Rancid is really at their best when they fuse Street Punk with the kind of pop-punk hooks they can churn out seemingly effortlessly. When they branch out to ska-core and reggae, I think they start meandering too much.

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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by eumaas » 22 Jul 2010, 3:09pm

Flex wrote:
Kory wrote:I used to own all of their albums, but have now whittled it down to Life Won't Wait...which I never listen to.
I used to like Life Won't Wait the most out of their albums, but with the passage of time I think I've come to regard it as their second weakest album (Indestructible is probably a bit weaker, although they're actually pretty similar in style). I appreciate the diversity, but Rancid is really at their best when they fuse Street Punk with the kind of pop-punk hooks they can churn out seeemingly effortlessly. When they branch out to ska-core and reggae, I think they start meandering too much.
This seems familiar somehow.
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Re: Hey, remember Rancid?

Post by Flex » 22 Jul 2010, 3:11pm

eumaas wrote:This seems familiar somehow.
Well, Tim Armstrong makes no secret about the band he most likes to emulate...
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