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 Post subject: Re: Post Random Music-Related Thoughts You Have
PostPosted: Thu October 15, 2020 11:30 pm 
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I tend to think of HTTT as middling in the abstract but then I look at the tracklist and remember it's got a ton of great songs

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The first half of King of Limbs is incredible then it gets incredibly boring when you hit Codex.

Absolute bangers til then however.

Bloom is one of the best things they ever did.


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Rangi Guy wrote:
Birds in Hell wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
HTTF is such a bloated, middling Radiohead album you guys

Yeah, that one mostly sucks.

I like Myxomatosis, We Suck Young Blood and The Gloaming but the rest doesn't do anything for me.

I'd add There, There and 2+2=5 to the list of good tracks

Wolf at the Door


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Jorge wrote:
In Rainbows
Ok Computer
Amnesiac
Hail To The Thief
Kid A
A Moon Shaped Pool
The Bends
King Of Limbs
Pablo Honey


I'd move King of Limbs up a few spots, but the other albums are in the exact order I'd put them.


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Hail to the Thief tops my list, for sure


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I've never owned a radiohead album/cd


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Norris wrote:
Rangi Guy wrote:
Birds in Hell wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
HTTF is such a bloated, middling Radiohead album you guys

Yeah, that one mostly sucks.

I like Myxomatosis, We Suck Young Blood and The Gloaming but the rest doesn't do anything for me.

I'd add There, There and 2+2=5 to the list of good tracks

Wolf at the Door

Where I End and You Begin, Backdrifts, etc...


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doug rr wrote:
I've never owned a radiohead album/cd

You should get In Rainbows, Dougray. 4 fingers and headphones. You'll convert.


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Rangi Guy wrote:
Birds in Hell wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
HTTF is such a bloated, middling Radiohead album you guys

Yeah, that one mostly sucks.

I like Myxomatosis, We Suck Young Blood and The Gloaming but the rest doesn't do anything for me.

I'd add There, There and 2+2=5 to the list of good tracks

Same! I love when we can rally around broad mutual disappointment combined with a very narrow appreciation


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Hail to the thief is the least interesting of their record once Radiohead decided they weren't going to be a grunge rock band.

but when it was released it was...uh...a return to form? That felt exciting It doesnt hold up but its still a nice listen on occasion.


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i was super bored with it. I do remember the Return to form because of the guitars but...nope. In Rainbows seems the album were they go back to melodies. Thats maybe why i was so disappointed with KOL and i liked the last one so much.

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KING OF LIMBS OKAY just does nothing for me. The songs are super jagged and disjointed and rub me the wrong way.

In Rainbows is perfection. What a beautiful album.


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i was super exited to listen to KOL because of In Rainbows..and then ...ugh.

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It seems like you guys don't think of A Moon Shaped Pool at all.

I don't either, really. Though I bet I'd enjoy it if I listened again.


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washing machine wrote:
It seems like you guys don't think of A Moon Shaped Pool at all.

I don't either, really. Though I bet I'd enjoy it if I listened again.

Hey - I had it ranked #3

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Rangi Guy wrote:
washing machine wrote:
It seems like you guys don't think of A Moon Shaped Pool at all.

I don't either, really. Though I bet I'd enjoy it if I listened again.

Hey - I had it ranked #3

Yea i had it at 4. I actually love it.


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I'm just going by the content of the discussion, guys.


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Kid A
Ok Computer
In Rainbows
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Amnesiac
The Bends
Hail To The Thief
A Moon Shaped Pool
Pablo Honey
King Of Limbs

Top 3 are basically interchangeable. I don't agree with Amnesiac>Kid A, nor HTTT>The Bends.


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VinylGuy wrote:
In Rainbows seems the album were they go back to melodies.

What does going back to melodies mean and at what album did they stop doing melodies? Vocal melodies? Guitar melodies? Melodies in general?

Hail To The Thief has super great heights (2+2=5, Sit Down Stand Up, Where I End And You Begin, There There, A Wolf At The Door) but very boring lows (a lot of the other songs).

Anyway:
Ok Computer
In Rainbows
Amnesiac
A Moon Shaped Pool
Kid A
Hail To The Thief
The King Of Limbs (I actually like it a lot and probably a lot more than most people looking at the general reception. Bloom is a masterpiece)
The Bends
Pablo Honey


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OK Computer
I'm Rainbows
Amnesiac
The Bends
A Moon Shaped Pool
Hail to the Thief
Kid A
King of Limbs
Pablo Honey


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