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Piss Me Off 06-08-2008 08:51 AM

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Originally Posted by the_dp (Post 488328)
oh it wasn't his opinion. it was his arrogance with no substance. and he wasn't my friend.

the money thing doesn't bother me. but I also don't think that Is This It? has a decidedly unique sound. In fact it sounds rather borrowed. I like it nonetheless. Then again, I don't think you actually responded to my post with anything but sarcastic contempt, not recognizing the lightness with which I wrote it. Some things get lost in translation though, right?:tramp:

Ahhh i always sound sarcastic. I won't get if you write something as being 'light' though, i'll just argue with it like anything else.
But yeah, i agree with you on the borrowed thing, like i said in response to dac just now.

the_dp 06-08-2008 08:55 AM

oh I am not offended or anything, but I DO love talking music. I should have got on a music forum years ago.

Piss Me Off 06-08-2008 08:59 AM

Its a brilliant decision to make definitely! About half, probably more, of the music i've listened to over the years is due to them. You'll find so much new stuff its insane.

Whatsitoosit 06-13-2008 12:30 PM

I dig the Strokes... "You only live once" is one of my favorites. I'm a bit resentful though since Julian attended Five Towns College the same year I did... dropped out and became famous, that bastard ;)

I actually really enjoy his whole attitude with making music for the music and I think they are a rare breed in todays Rock circuit. I'm sure the best for them is yet to come... they are evolving nicely.

for anybody interested in learning more about the band there is a pretty cool video called "In Transit" on YouTube. Basically following the band around on their first tour.

lucifer_sam 07-03-2008 09:13 PM

I just discovered the song "Electricityscape" about a few days ago and it's really blown me away. I kinda wish they did more prog stuff like that, it was really good.

15Steps 07-08-2008 04:56 AM

is this it is theyre best work imo, but the vocal work on reptilia is really great.

Yukon Cornelius 01-06-2009 11:42 AM

Dont forget about the strokes...
 
I think alot of ppl over look them.. So many good songs.

Let me know what you think.:clap:

Janszoon 01-06-2009 11:48 AM

Their first album was really good. After that, a steady decline in quality from what I can tell.

Yukon Cornelius 01-06-2009 11:51 AM

Its just the drugs... they will come back

Sneer 01-06-2009 11:51 AM

Nice applause? I pretty much agree with Jaz, first album is excellent, second album is inconsistent, third album is poor on the whole


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