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Bands You Want to Like More than You Actually Do

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by spertia, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    MC5 (did is say this already?)
    The Fugs
    The Godz
    Zappa (and I do like Zappa!)
    Mr. Bungle
     
  2. GY!BE

    GY!BE Senior member

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    Hahahahaha.

    you guyz can sux it
     
  3. forsbergacct2000

    forsbergacct2000 Senior member

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    All the critics say I'm supposed to like Bruce Springsteen, but - - - -
     
  4. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    ^ but it takes an effort. It is worth it though. Have you tried Nebraska? That is hard not to like. I get put off when I hear "rock and roll sax" and thankfully there is none of it on that record, just lo-fi home-recorded goodness.
     
  5. brlfvr

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    REM
    U2
    (I know they have made some great music but I can never get myself to buy it)
    On the newer front I agree on Neutral Milk Hotel
     
  6. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    ^ I just got over an EPIC aversion to U2 by listening to WAR which is an amazing amazing amazing record. It is what a band should sound like, and must have been a breath of fresh air in the synth-heavy environment that was early 1980s top 40. Do yourself a favor and purchase it now. early REM is great, too. The trajectory is kinda the same as U2's really. Fables of Reconstruction is a top-notch album, and it sounds like it was played BY A REAL BAND, instead of some flimsy studio-construction. It is produced by Joe Boyd-----you can live on a steady diet of albums produced by that man without suffering from rickets.
     
  7. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Senior member

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    agreed but i don't want to like either more as neither has made a good album post 1984-85.

    REM
    U2
    (I know they have made some great music but I can never get myself to buy it)
    On the newer front I agree on Neutral Milk Hotel
     
  8. Bhowie

    Bhowie Senior member

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    These are bands that I want to like but I just can't get into them:
    Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Beck

    Bands that people like that I think are absolute garbage:
    Aerosmith
    U2
     
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    tv on the radio
     
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    mcpaul Senior member

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    Jazz music in general.

    agreed. Add most classical and some blues to the mix. I just can't get into the idea that this is good.
     

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