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Bob Coyne

Member Since Saturday, 16 July 2016
Last here Friday, 19 July 2019
Last post 19 Jul 2019

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16 Jul 2019

I didn't get this album at first. Back in the day when you bought an album on reputation only, before hearing it, I couldn't understand why it wasn't the punk album I'd read about. Then I realised I'm an idiot and it's bloody brilliant.

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29 May 2019

Lots of good stuff here. I'd place Slowdive at number one although Deerhunter would probably be joint first. I didn't rate the MBV comeback much but I'd still have them top ten. I might tackle part two of this as there's a few bands I can think of, Spectres, Lorelle Meets the Obsolete, TVAM. Not sure I'll get another 100 though but it's fun to try.

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29 May 2019

I enjoyed this, definitely one of my favourite ambient albums in recent years.

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28 May 2019

Mine would be The Idiot. It's just so sleazy and I can just imagine him and Dave in Berlin.

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26 May 2019

I'm not so sure I agree about his past, I think his lyrics can be taken both ways. He once supported Madness in the early 90s, in front of a load of skinhead fans, draped in the Union Flag. He got a lot of stick for that and at the time I wasn't sure if he was goading them or trying to win over new fans. This latest stunt is him finally revealing his true colours in my opinion. He makes absolutely no sense, one of his biggest fan bases are Hispanic Americans, if he agrees with For Britain's policies of ridding Britain of Muslims, shouldn't he agree with Trump's view on Latin Americans?

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26 May 2019

If like me you can't bear to listen to Yellow Submarine and other duff tracks, I'd recommend buying the box set with all of their albums and singles and make your own compilation. I'm not a fan of their early stuff so my comp starts with Paperback Writer and it's then a brilliant 40 track mix.

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26 May 2019

I can't think of another musical icon that has had such a role reversal as Morrissey, except maybe Gary Glitter. The racist signs have always been there, the lyrics to Bengali in Platforms are suspect from 1988. Does he even live here? The last I heard he lived in L.A. or Rome. Why is it OK for him to live abroad while he supports a 'political party' that wants zero Muslims in Britain. Read more about them [url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_Britain_Movement"]here[/url].

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26 May 2019

I've not listened to Oasis for 20 years, I can't stand Noel Gallagher. I'd re-visit Radiohead's The Bends, that's very good. Also Super Furries, Mansun, Supergrass and Black Grape. The problem with Britpop was it was quite mainstream so bands like Dodgy, Space, Ash were all too radio friendly for me. There's some lost classics worth checking out though from Ultrasound, Salad and Lodger.

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24 May 2019

I like to tackle artists who are a bit of a chameleon. It's always interesting to see the difference in opinions. Depending on your age and when you first heard them usually determines your favourite album.

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23 May 2019

I loved Mutations when it came out but a lot of people I know hated it as a follow up to Odelay. I've not seen him live since the late 90s.

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