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Quote from: revolt on July 30, 2008, 15:39:56Cocteau Twins: Victorialand
Quote from: tigermilk on July 30, 2008, 17:07:30Quote from: revolt on July 30, 2008, 15:39:56Cocteau Twins: VictorialandNice! This has recently become my favourite Cocteau Twins album. It keeps changing normally between Treasure and Blue Bell Knoll, but I think Victorialand is breathtaking. I even picked it up on Vinyl even though I don't have a record player, haha. Whales Tails hypnotizes me!! Great album, I really want to get a record player because apparently it's really good when you play it at a different speed, of 33rpm and not 45rpm. Would be an interesting listen!
Quote from: ~*CherryRed*~ on May 15, 2008, 00:13:45Looking through others lists, I notice that Kate Bush appears a fair bit!!! Nice to see! I'm doing another list!!1. The Dissociatives - Self Titled (Daniel Johns from Silverchair fame)2. A-ha - Hunting High and Low3. Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar4. Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack (Danny Elfman composer, I'm such a kid!)5. Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables6. Eurythmics - Touch7. Sioux. & The Banshees - Superstition8. Adam Ant - Wonderful9. Dropkick Murphy's - Do Or Die10. Rammstein - Sehnsucht11. NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo12. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy13. The Beatles - Revolver14. Micheal jackson - Thriller15. Suggs - Three Pyramids Club16. Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power17. Operation Ivy - Energy18. Kate Bush - The Dreaming (suspended in gaffa.... LOVE IT!)19. Nirvana - Nevermind20. Ozzy - No More Tears
Quote from: scatcat on April 10, 2008, 04:30:275. Van Morrison - Moondance
Quote from: Hero on April 25, 2008, 18:32:099. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig Lazarus Dig
Quote from: KingOfSomeIsland on May 11, 2008, 02:13:09[The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese DreamThis one gets a hands down victory. No matter how many half-assed reunion albums these guys put out this will always be their masterwork.
Quote from: revolt on July 30, 2008, 15:39:56Simple Minds: Empires and Dance
Quote from: japanesebaby on September 20, 2008, 15:18:05Quote from: revolt on July 30, 2008, 15:39:56Simple Minds: Empires and Danceglad to see someone mentioning this, i'd surely include that too (should i made such list from the 80s).early simple minds was truly a great band.
Quote from: tigermilk on September 22, 2008, 17:36:44I could be wrong, but didn't the Cocteau Twins get their name from a Simple Minds song? A song which was originally called 'A Cure'. Interesting little fact!
Quote from: revolt on September 22, 2008, 11:05:37Quote from: japanesebaby on September 20, 2008, 15:18:05Quote from: revolt on July 30, 2008, 15:39:56Simple Minds: Empires and Danceglad to see someone mentioning this, i'd surely include that too (should i made such list from the 80s).early simple minds was truly a great band.Now, that is a good surprise... :smth001 People into Simple Minds usually like them starting from "New Gold Dream" (a very good album) or even later albums, the earlier stuff gets forgotten. Then there is a minority who likes them until NGD (which really seems to be the landamark album that devides the bands's career between the "underground"/"experimental"/"alternative" era and the "huge mainstream success" era) and more or less hate everything after that.I suppose I am of the real-small-minority that truly likes everything they did until "Street Fighting Years" (a very mainstream album but sometimes really beautiful), with the exception of "Once Upon a Time".But 1980-81 Minds was about as great as The Cure of the same period for me. They are groundbreaking, intense and great at creating atmospheres. They would only lose to The Cure by a narrow margin, and that's because for me "Seventeen Seconds" beats every other 80's album with the possible exception of "Closer" and "Pornography".
Quote from: japanesebaby on September 22, 2008, 18:45:39well, all i can say that in this case your post could have been written by me - so haha finally we agree about something. ;P