The National

Discussion in 'SMB' started by chunkylover53, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. HABA87

    HABA87 Winger

    Cliff I presume.

    I don't like the bloke or much of his music - but he made some undeniably terrific pop records especially in his early days.
    If you like them, you like them. There's nowt to be embarrassed about. You either like something or you don't.
     
  2. About who you like.
     
  3. I Stand Alone

    I Stand Alone Midfield

    He's just for Christian hipsters, man. A sanitised rip-off of Elvis. I do dig Devil Woman, mind.

    Ah. Do you want a list?
     
  4. Yeah go for it.
     
  5. HABA87

    HABA87 Winger

    Wired For Sound is a pearler just for the video.
     
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  6. dangermows

    dangermows Striker

    A previous album probably.
     
  7. HABA87

    HABA87 Winger

    There's parts of Trouble Will Find Me sound like U2.
     
  8. I Stand Alone

    I Stand Alone Midfield

    Love lists me. Supposedly everybody has a little bit of autism in them - lists is mine.

    The Beatles
    Pixies
    Wu-Tang Clan
    Al Green
    Talking Heads
    John Coltrane
    Neil Young
    Happy Mondays
    David Bowie
    Fela Kuti
    The Smiths
    Arctic Monkeys
    Arcade Fire
    LCD Soundsystem
    The Chats
    James Brown
     
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  9. A lot of stuff there that I really like as well
     
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  10. I Stand Alone

    I Stand Alone Midfield

    Just checked it out. Tremendous. What a dude. Shame he's asexual or he could have had his fill of stunners.
     
  11. kingmonkey

    kingmonkey Winger

    Good description!

    Bloodbuzz ohio.

    It's like the 1st time you buy a pint of Guinness as a young un, it's hard work. Then you try another couple of times and you get it.
    Or something like that.
     
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  12. Arkle

    Arkle Striker Contributor

    If he'd been gay, he could have had his fill of Phils...
     
  13. jacko100

    jacko100 Winger

    hes still on bacardi breezers!
     
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  14. JAZZMANB

    JAZZMANB Striker

    Thought the strong story telling lyrical content would suit a Dylan fan .Might be an age thing,they don't try to get your attention ,they just wait until you bother ,Like a cat compared to a dog
     
  15. zwartekat

    zwartekat Striker

    Nah. Certain songs sound like songs by other bands. To be honest, I even understand where the other lad is coming from with The Killers comparison although that would only be a couple of tracks and they would be The Killers best songs.It's not really a problem, just stops them being top notch for me.
     
  16. dangermows

    dangermows Striker

    Any examples of the Killers songs? Genuinely intrigued as I cant see any similarities in the music. And I presume you think the best songs are from Hot Fuss.
     
  17. chriswallace85

    chriswallace85 Striker

    Dint like cats.



    On a serious note, I haven't gotten much of that from what I've listened to. Quite sparse really.

    I can appreciate the sentiment but it shouldn't always be that hard.

    For the record, I had the same opinion of Guinness when I was 15 as I do now - a middling pint of neither here nor there. A bit like The National really.
     
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  18. kingmonkey

    kingmonkey Winger

    Fair enough, I was told to keep trying with sigur Ross.
    Waste of time.
     
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  19. zwartekat

    zwartekat Striker

    Sea Of Love
     
  20. I Stand Alone

    I Stand Alone Midfield

    Or been filled by phalluses.
     

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