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View Poll Results: Neil Young or Bruce Springsteen
Neil Young 54 72.00%
Bruce Springsteen 21 28.00%
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Old 11-12-2013, 09:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Ok, I must admit that while they are different artists, they have something in common. They both are good artists but they both are gruesomely overrated.
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:17 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Springsteen's masterpiece, Nebraska, blows Neil Young's greatest works out of the water. The emotions and brutality conveyed in the songs bring out a raw sense of ambiguity about life and are some of the most tear jerking songs ever produced by a mainstream rock artist. Neither would ever reach the heights Springsteen obtained in that one work.

On the other hand, Neil Young has had the better overall career quality wise. His highs have brought him to places, musically, Springsteen never even had in his sights let alone his albums. He's been far more inconsistent than the Boss (at least in my opinion) yet he's proven repeatedly that his abilities as a versatile musician are always in place and ready to roll.

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Old 11-17-2013, 11:53 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Springsteen's masterpiece, Nevada, blows Neil Young's greatest works out of the water. The emotions and brutality conveyed in the songs bring out a raw sense of ambiguity about life and are some of the most tear jerking songs ever produced by a mainstream rock artist. Neither would ever reach the heights Springsteen obtained in that one work.
I wonder if Bruce actually knows anything about that album.
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:56 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I wonder if Bruce actually knows anything about that album.
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:35 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Springsteen's masterpiece, Nevada
May I like, not listen to your opinions on Springsteen?
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Sorry, it's been a long night. The post should be fine now. A small mistake in a post shouldn't be enough to not pay attention to an opinion anyways.
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Old 11-17-2013, 03:04 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Sorry, it's been a long night. The post should be fine now. A small mistake in a post shouldn't be enough to not pay attention to an opinion anyways.
Normally, no. But they don't want to accept your opinion.

Neil Young's greatest achievement was letting us know what Nirvana would sound like if it were fronted by James Taylor. Thanks but no thanks. He was an idealist that sang about things that people wanted to believe.

Springsteen sings about topics people have to believe because they're living through them. He can take a line like "And you know that tilt-a-whirl down on the south beach drag, I got on it last night and my shirt got caught, and that Joey kept me spinning—I didn't think I'd ever get off" and make it sound like the greatest metaphor about the reality of the American Dream.

Neil Young's got some great songs. I'm sure he's a really nice person. There's a reason we call Springsteen the Boss.
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Old 11-18-2013, 01:16 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Normally, no. But they don't want to accept your opinion.

Neil Young's greatest achievement was letting us know what Nirvana would sound like if it were fronted by James Taylor. Thanks but no thanks. He was an idealist that sang about things that people wanted to believe.

Springsteen sings about topics people have to believe because they're living through them. He can take a line like "And you know that tilt-a-whirl down on the south beach drag, I got on it last night and my shirt got caught, and that Joey kept me spinning—I didn't think I'd ever get off" and make it sound like the greatest metaphor about the reality of the American Dream.

Neil Young's got some great songs. I'm sure he's a really nice person. There's a reason we call Springsteen the Boss.
No. Springsteen sings what everybody likes to hear. Also his lyrics sucks. But the biggest difference between them is that Young can actually compose decent melodies, but Springsteen is not able to come up with creative musical ideas.
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Old 11-18-2013, 01:17 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Also Young has pioneered grunge and he has good and original voice. Plus I love Neil's guitar style
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Old 11-18-2013, 07:16 AM   #20 (permalink)
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This is tough to decide, you have Hey Hey, My My, Keep on Rocking in The Free World and my personal favourite from the band Cinnamon Girl. Compared to Springsteen which has Born to Run, Born in the U.S.A, Atlantic City and some others. My decision is Springsteen. Neil Young has that whiny tone to all of his songs that sounds really bad except that one song Cinnamon Girl.
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