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Re: Nonsense lyrics

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Aug 2017, 5:36pm

eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:23pm
Flex wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:16pm
eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:06pm
Hoy was a Skrewdriver fan for two years.
"Man, loved that gritty sound when they reformed in '84" - Hoy
he writes a paragraph about snare drum techniques
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Re: Nonsense lyrics

Post by Inder » 16 Aug 2017, 6:02pm

Kory wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 4:08pm
So then why all the criticism of Strummer?
Most of the criticism I've read accuses his lyrics of being obscure, unfocussed and lacking the coherence of his Clash work — and that they're not "about" anything.

While there are more than a few clunkers (like that Robocop line in Gangsterville), I think they're still pretty effective and evocative, though in a different way than his 76-85 work. And he still has more straightforward corkers like Burning Lights or X-Ray Style.

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Re: Nonsense lyrics

Post by matedog » 16 Aug 2017, 6:06pm

eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:23pm
Flex wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:16pm
eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:06pm
Hoy was a Skrewdriver fan for two years.
"Man, loved that gritty sound when they reformed in '84" - Hoy
he writes a paragraph about snare drum techniques
Good dynamics too.
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: Nonsense lyrics

Post by Heston » 16 Aug 2017, 6:16pm

matedog wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 6:06pm
eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:23pm
Flex wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:16pm
eumaas wrote:
16 Aug 2017, 5:06pm
Hoy was a Skrewdriver fan for two years.
"Man, loved that gritty sound when they reformed in '84" - Hoy
he writes a paragraph about snare drum techniques
Good dynamics too.
that drum fill is savage

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