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 Post subject: Re: Best and worst LIVE song from each album?
PostPosted: Tue July 18, 2017 8:24 pm 
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Best: Release, Alive, or Jeremy. I don't know that I can choose. All three are magical in their way - the later two in part for the way the audience is worked into the song, but that is a part of the live experience

Worst: Garden - it's a weaker song to begin with, and doesn't really generate any particularly striking energy to replace the lost atmosphere, which is the best part of the song


Lighting Bolt


Best: Lighting Bolt, for the addition of the full outro
Worst: Probably Getaway or MFS - two songs that, to my knowledge, they've never been able to pull off live


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For me, this exercise is dependent upon era. Jeremy USED to be a fucking monster track live. Now, not so much.


So do it for whichever you choose, or both eras, its up to you how you interpret it


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i'm going to make a before/after playlist of songs that have degraded the most in concert


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bodysnatcher wrote:
i'm going to make a before/after playlist of songs that have degraded the most in concert


That sounds amazing please do that


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Best: Release. Best show opener, and one of my all time favorite songs. When performed well, it still gives me goose bumps. (Honorable Mention: Jeremy)

Worst: Porch. Modern performances that go on for ten minutes bore the hell out of me.


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Best: Animal. It's a thousand pound sledgehammer to the chest. (Honorable Mention: Glorified G)

Worst: Indifference. It's so boring and it completely sucks all energy out of the building.


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Best: Immortality.

Worst: Corduroy. The call and response bullshit really ruined Corduroy for me.


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Best: In My Tree from Live at the Garden.

Worst: Who You Are. Love the song with Jack, not so much with Matt.


I may finish this out later.

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bodysnatcher wrote:
i'm going to make a before/after playlist of songs that have degraded the most in concert

Now that's an interesting idea. Please list reasons why.


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bodysnatcher wrote:
i'm going to make a before/after playlist of songs that have degraded the most in concert

Now that's an interesting idea. Please list reasons why.


i dunno, kinda like seeing historical before and after pictures of really beautiful buildings that have started to crumble over time


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bodysnatcher wrote:
wease wrote:
bodysnatcher wrote:
i'm going to make a before/after playlist of songs that have degraded the most in concert

Now that's an interesting idea. Please list reasons why.


i dunno, kinda like seeing historical before and after pictures of really beautiful buildings that have started to crumble over time

No, I mean reasons why you feel live versions of particular songs have degraded thru the tears.


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Given to Fly and Even Flow are obviously the top 2


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If they keep that dumbass singalong in the middle of Corduroy, that's hands down number one.


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I refuse to believe the decline in Corduroy is worse than Given to Fly or Even Flow no matter how bad that singalong is


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maybe we should make a live playlist with only songs that have singalong/call and response moments

that should narrow it down from 100+ songs to 95+ songs


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once is awful live


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Once...upon a time....this was a good song choice.
Once...upon a time....when I could control my voice.


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Strat wrote:
once is awful live

Agreed. It was sweet in '92.


bodysnatcher wrote:
Once...upon a time....this was a good song choice.
Once...upon a time....when I could control my voice.

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Ten:
BEST: All of then except
WORST: Once

VS:
BEST: SMALL TOWN
WORST: BLOOD

VITALOGY
BEST: ALL OF THEM EXCEPT
WORST: BUGS

NO CODE:
BEST: HAIL HAIL
WORST: I'M OPEN

YIELD:
BEST: DTE
WORST: PUSH ME, PULL ME

BINAURAL:
BEST: SLEIGHT OF HAND
WORST: SOON FORGET

RIOT ACT:
BEST: ALL OF THEM
WORST: NONE OF THEM

S/T
BEST: MARKER
WORST: LIFE WASTED

BACKSPACER:
BEST: JUST BREATHE
WORST: UNTHOUGHT KNOWN

LIGHTNING BOLT:
BEST: LB
WORST: MIND YOUR MANNERS


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I refuse to believe the decline in Corduroy is worse than Given to Fly or Even Flow no matter how bad that singalong is

The sing along was awful at the two shows I saw it at. One of them they opened with it. At least they had nowhere to go but up from there. That was the full Vs. show so at least there was that

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See, I can't stand to her Elderly Woman live anymore. I hate the arrangement and I hate how he tries to sing the end refrain an octave higher. Can't stand it anymore.


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Ten: Best - Release. Worst - Once.
Vs.: Best - Animal. Worst - RVM.
Vitalogy: Best - Nothingman. Worst - Satan's Bed.
No Code: Best - Smile. Worst - Lukin
Yield: Best - GTF. Worst - Lowlight.
Binaural: Best - Nais. Worst - Light Years
Riot Act: Best - You Are. Worst: Ghost (Fuck the Greek!)
Avocado: Best - Come Back. Worst - Severed Hand
Backspacer: Best - Amongst Waves. Worst - Fixer
LB: Best - Pendulum Worst - Sleeping By Myself
Non-album: Best - Long Road Worst - All Night


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See, I can't stand to her Elderly Woman live anymore. I hate the arrangement and I hate how he tries to sing the end refrain an octave higher. Can't stand it anymore.

I couldn't agree more. :throwup:

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