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 Post subject: Re: The National
PostPosted: Sat September 09, 2017 1:28 am 
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Holy shit this opening track is incredible.

it is. Wonderful song.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Ill still destroy you is the only song I dont care for. They have done this song a hundred times before. That same drum beat is prominent throughout their career i feel.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Dark Side of the Gym :heartbeat:

Geezes.

There are some beautiful musical pieces on this album.


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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Strat wrote:
Ill still destroy you is the only song I dont care for. They have done this song a hundred times before. That same drum beat is prominent throughout their career i feel.

Really? I think it's an extremely unique song for them and arguably the best of the album.

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I also believe that the opening track is the weakest of the bunch though. Too Trouble Will Find Me esque.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Strat wrote:
Ill still destroy you is the only song I dont care for. They have done this song a hundred times before. That same drum beat is prominent throughout their career i feel.

The drumming is what pissed me off about their most recent Red Rocks show. The kick was just so much overkill a d overpowered everything else.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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Guys, Trouble Will Find Me is amazing.

Totes

It's good, but it's the first record where I can sort of understand the prominent caricature of the national being that dreary boring tuneless band that seems to annoy some people.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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wow. I wasn't expecting something so different. Singer guy actually raises his voice a couple of times. I think I like it. We'll see.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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wow. I wasn't expecting something so different. Singer guy actually raises his voice a couple of times. I think I like it. We'll see.


Burt is feeling stuff, guys.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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The first batch of songs are really impressive. They sound amazing.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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 Post subject: Re: The National
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VinylGuy wrote:
The first batch of songs are really impressive. They sound amazing.

first batch?

whole album is out, breh.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I think I'll Still Destroy You is perfect.

Walk It Back sounds like a really polished song that's from their self-titled. It's old, old-school National.

Early rankings:

The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
Day I Die
I'll Still Destroy You
Empire Line
Dark Side of the Gym
Turtleneck
Guilty Party
Born to Beg
Sleep Well Beast
Carin at the Liquor Store
Walk it Back
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 Post subject: Re: The National
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I love this album.

I get what Strat is saying about the drum in I Will Destroy You. Very similar to other drums patterns and pace. It's almost their signature. But I still love it. And there's lots of little details happening alongside them.


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Iholdthepain wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
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.

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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VinylGuy wrote:
Iholdthepain wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
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.


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Strat wrote:
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VinylGuy wrote:
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?

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 Post subject: Re: The National
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VinylGuy wrote:
Strat wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
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VinylGuy wrote:
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?

Now I'm even more confused.

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