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 Post subject: Re: The National
PostPosted: Sun September 10, 2017 12:55 am 
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 Post subject: Re: The National
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VinylGuy wrote:
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The first batch of songs are really impressive. They sound amazing.

first batch?

whole album is out, breh.


I was saying the first group of songs from the album.

That still doesnt make sense.


Goddamn, from song 1 to 6. IS THAT OK?


What about song 7?


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I'll Still Destroy you through Dark Side of the Gym is a perfect set of songs.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I liked 1 or 2 songs off the last album, but these guys are basically the nickleback of that drone voice indie rock or whatever boring type music they do


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i got bugs wrote:
I liked 1 or 2 songs off the last album, but these guys are basically the nickleback of that drone voice indie rock or whatever boring type music they do


Hot take.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Their best since Boxer sounds right to me, at least at the moment. The last half of this record, from Empire Line on, may be my favorite stretch of music they've ever done. And Nobody Else Will Be There surprised me by being a highlight of the record.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Its such a good album. Im loving it.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Its such a good album. Im loving it.

Which batch?

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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i think the album is awesome.

god bless the national.

and give me another el vy album thanks.


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Popped it in the other day on the way home and I'm pretty pumped I didn't fall asleep at the wheel


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Now, i like the song, but "Day I Die" has a very Kings of Leon vibe to it


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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i think the album is awesome.

god bless the national.

and give me another el vy album thanks.

:heartbeat:

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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i got bugs wrote:
I liked 1 or 2 songs off the last album, but these guys are basically the nickleback of that drone voice indie rock or whatever boring type music they do

Haha you're fucking dumb.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I got 2 copies for buying tix to the show in dec.
I ordered 1 digital, 1 vinyl. with the vinyl (which is white and sounds fabulous) came another coupon for a download. pretty generous...

and right now I love this record. it could have been 11 songs, leaving out sleep well beast.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I got 2 copies for buying tix to the show in dec.
I ordered 1 digital, 1 vinyl. with the vinyl (which is white and sounds fabulous) came another coupon for a download. pretty generous...

and right now I love this record. it could have been 11 songs, leaving out sleep well beast.

so you bought the vinyl for $22, right? or am i missing something on my end?


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Chris_H_2 wrote:
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I got 2 copies for buying tix to the show in dec.
I ordered 1 digital, 1 vinyl. with the vinyl (which is white and sounds fabulous) came another coupon for a download. pretty generous...

and right now I love this record. it could have been 11 songs, leaving out sleep well beast.

so you bought the vinyl for $22, right? or am i missing something on my end?


yeah I think there was an upcharge for the vinyl, but I thought it was less than $22, but cannot remember.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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This is my ranking right now. I've probably listened to the entire album 10 times or more since Friday. I love it (except Turtleneck, which seems like a B-side to me but who knows how I'll feel a week from now).

The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
Day I Die
I'll Still Destroy You
Nobody Else Will Be There
Dark Side of the Gym
Empire Line
Guilty Party
Carin at the Liquor Store
Born to Beg
Sleep Well Beast
Walk it Back
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 Post subject: Re: The National
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j's brain wrote:
This is my ranking right now. I've probably listened to the entire album 10 times or more since Friday. I love it (except Turtleneck, which seems like a B-side to me but who knows how I'll feel a week from now).

The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
Day I Die
I'll Still Destroy You
Nobody Else Will Be There
Dark Side of the Gym
Empire Line
Guilty Party
Carin at the Liquor Store
Born to Beg
Sleep Well Beast
Walk it Back
Turtleneck


My rankings would be very similar, I think! Except maybe Guilty Party should be higher.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Now, i like the song, but "Day I Die" has a very Kings of Leon vibe to it

I thought so too

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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"There's a line that goes all the way from my childhood to you." - Empire Line

I think that may be in the early running for my favorite lyric on this album.


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