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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2040 on: May 22, 2017, 11:20:08 »
I must say i am not very open to new groups and music, in fact The Cure are the exception of the rule for me, since i am a very 'pop' guy

Not being open is not good (in my humble opinion). I've listened to all kinds of stuff from rock to classic (including sitting through 4-hour-operas).

"Pop" is not a bad thing - I'm sure you'll find Robert listened to pop songs as well. For example, I remember The Cure had the singer from Republica (Saffron) doing guest vocals on "Just Say Yes".
Also I found this:
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/q-a-the-cures-robert-smith-on-his-musical-influences-20040708
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On Your Web site, you cite En Vogue as a band you like. Can you honestly tell me when you last broke out the Funky Divas album?
A few years ago, my CD collection had grown to such insane proportions that I gave away about ninety percent of them. The ones that were left I listed on our Web site. I kept the En Vogue album because I really liked it. Some of it sounded like Janet Jackson – I like some of her stuff. But I wouldn't say I'm a fan. It's partly tongue-in-cheek.

What else did you listen to as a kid?
When punk came along, I found my generation's music. I grew up listening to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd, 'cause that was what got played in the house. But when I first saw the Stranglers, I thought, "This is it." And I saw the Buzzcocks the following week, and I thought, "This is definitely it."
Oh, i am aware , but , unfortunately (well my wallet likes it though xD ) my tastes don't allow me to like most of the music i listen to, so at least it isn't because i don't try.

 I am, however,slowly getting tired to try new music, i mean i am older, have not much time and patience anymore , i even did not give the latest cure albums the time they deserved back in the day - i am giving them now that time, and i am glad i did,i am really enjoying them!!

The only band that has grown on me lately has been The Sounds, they are pop rock, a little bit like Saffron's former band, Republica, which i liked, and was pleasantly surprised when saw her joint The Cure fur Just say Yes.
I also tried 'En Vogue', but not my cup of tea :(


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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2041 on: July 03, 2017, 12:04:41 »

but memory's not life... and it's not love.

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2042 on: July 31, 2017, 18:11:16 »
Erasure-World Be Gone (Berlin performance)

https://youtu.be/tCSKfRzVUgA

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2043 on: August 01, 2017, 15:29:50 »
Here are the songs of 2017 so far that I like:

Adam Ezra Group - Life Of A Thief
Adam Ezra Group - All I Am
Afghan Whigs - Demon In Profile
Aimee Mann - Goose Snow Cone
Aimee Mann - Patient Zero
Anthrax - Suzerain
Art Of Anarchy - Changed Man
Bad Sign - Square One
Big Wreck - You Don't Even Know
Billy Talent - The Crutch
Billy Talent - Ghost Ship Of Cannibal Rats
Body Count - Black Hoodie
Body Count - Bloodlust
Body Count - No Lives Matter
Body Count - The Ski Mask Way
Brian Ray - Here for You
Brick + Mortar - One Little Pill
Buckingham & McVie - Sleeping Around The Corner
CES Cru - Average Joe
CES Cru - Slave
Chuck Berry - Big Boys
Circle of Dust - Hive Mind
Circle of Dust - Humanarchy
Circle of Dust - Neurachem
Code Orange - Bleeding in the Blur
Cranberries - Why
Danko Jones - My Little RnR
David Bowie - Killing a Little Time
Deaf Havana - Fever
Deaf Havana - Trigger
DED - Anti-Everything
Depeche Mode - Where's The Revolution
Divvisions - Surrender
E-40 - Savage
Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Ed Sheeran - New Man
Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
Ed Sheeran - Supermarket Flowers
Fozzy - Judas
Fozzy - Judas
Halestorm - Dear Daughter
Hands Like Houses - Drift
Jack Russell's Great White - Sign of The Times
Jason Isbell - Hope The High Road
Julia Brennan - Inner Demons
KXM - Breakout
Letters From The Fire - Worth The Pain
Magna Carta Cartel - Sway
Mastodon - Show Yourself
Menzigers - Bad Catholics
Metallica - Murder One
Metallica - Now That We're Dead
Missio - Bottom Of The Deep Blue Sea
Missio - Middle Fingers
Missio - Twisted
Mother Mother - Back In School
Mother Mother - Love Stuck
Motionless In White - Loud (F*ck It)
Murs - Lemon Juice
Murs - Lemon Juice
Nasher - Prostitutes and Cocaine
Nasher - Xo
NateWantsToBattle - Black And White Theme Song
Nickelback - Feed The Machine
Omarion - Distance
Papa Roach - Periscope
Peter Bradley Adams - Good Man
Peter Bradley Adams - We Are
Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons - Spiders
Rag'n'Bone Man - Skin
Ramona Falls - I Wish I Could
Rat Boy - Lovers Law
Rat Boy - Revolution
Roots - My Shot (Rise Up Remix)
Royal Blood - Hook Line & Sinker
Royal Blood - I Only Lie When I Love You
Royal Blood - Lights Out
Save Ferris - New Sound
Scandroid - Connection
Scandroid - Neo-Tokyo
Seasons After - It's So Hard
Seether - Let You Down
Seether - Stoke The Fire
Shallow Side - Can You Hear Me
Smallpools - Run With the Bulls
Steel Panther - I Got What You Want
Steel Panther - Poontang Boomerang
Steel Panther - Pussy Ain't Free
Stephen Pearcy - Ten Miles Wide
Stephen Pearcy - Jamie
Stephen Pearcy - Want Too Much
Thurston Moore - Smoke Of Dreams
Watsky - Lovely Thing Suite Part 1 Conversations
Zack Lopez - All I Have
The way she pulls me in sucks my breath away

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2044 on: August 02, 2017, 11:30:17 »
Impressive list, sadchild, I don't know half of it...  :o

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2045 on: August 04, 2017, 04:47:17 »
Love it. Reminds me of Slumber Party meets My Bloody Valentine.

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2046 on: August 05, 2017, 11:32:11 »
Glad you love it, tanya. Feel free to post your own faves here!
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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2047 on: August 05, 2017, 16:47:24 »
Here's Everyone Else I Know by Slumber Party:

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2048 on: August 07, 2017, 09:07:10 »
Cool, this is indeed a similar sound to "Au revoir Simone".  :smth023
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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2049 on: August 13, 2017, 13:43:29 »
but memory's not life... and it's not love.

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2050 on: August 26, 2017, 15:21:25 »
but memory's not life... and it's not love.


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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2051 on: August 27, 2017, 03:48:07 »
Good music for a Saturday.  :smth020  :D

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2052 on: August 27, 2017, 20:20:39 »
Some classics from...

Alphaville, Big in Japan

Depeche Mode: Leave in Silence (extended), My Secret Garden, It's Called a Heart,
                           Fly on the Windscreen (extended), Get The Balance Right, See You (extended),
                           Love in Itself, Ice Machine (live 1984) and finally: Lie to me 😊
Wenn das Spätjahr kommt, werf ich mich in einen
Wagen, ziehe die Decke des Wagenleders hoch zu
meinem Kopf, hülle mich in einen Mantel - so daß nur
meine Augen übrig bleiben, mit denen nach Euch ich
greife.
(Sören Kierkegaard)

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2053 on: August 28, 2017, 10:28:36 »
Some classics from...

Alphaville, Big in Japan

Depeche Mode: Leave in Silence(extended), My Secret Garden, It's Called a Heart,
                           Fly on the Windscreen(extended), Get The Balance Right, See You(extended)
                           Love in Itself, Ice Machine(live 1984) and finally: Lie to me 😊

Oh, i just started listening a bit of Depeche myself too  since i bought tickets for their Barcelona show in december :)

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Re: Currently Listening to
« Reply #2054 on: September 30, 2017, 10:39:00 »
ALKA-Over Hills And Vales (Official Video) at www.veryrecords.com
Wenn das Spätjahr kommt, werf ich mich in einen
Wagen, ziehe die Decke des Wagenleders hoch zu
meinem Kopf, hülle mich in einen Mantel - so daß nur
meine Augen übrig bleiben, mit denen nach Euch ich
greife.
(Sören Kierkegaard)


 

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