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Disapointing new albums

Discussion in 'Music & Music Streaming Services' started by KoThreads, May 30, 2005.

  1. KoThreads

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    Bought Audioslaves Out of Exile and have played it three times over the weekend and have to say I'm disappointed. Maybe because I was expecting too much after their brilliant debut.

    What other new albums has anyone bought lately and been let down by?
     
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    I got neal schons I on U album and found it lacking in passion or drive or something.Never mind I will get Steve Morses Prime cuts in a week or so or maybe the new dregs DVD,,,hope its better than the first dvd.
     
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    I was not very impressed when I first heard Out Of Exile. Although I did not think the first one was that good, it contained some great tunes (mainly the first half of the album) and I was hoping for a real progression with the new one. The more I listen to it, the more I enjoy it. They sound more tight as a unit, though I think some of Morello's solos ruin a couple of songs, but overall it has more of a Chris Cornell influence to the whole thing, and contains a number of superb cuts (Your Time Has Come, Be Yourself, Doesn't Remind Me, Dandelion). It's growing on me, and albums that do that tend to have good lasting power ;)
     
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    It's from a little while back now but Contraband by Velvet Revolver is absolute pants. :thumbsdown:
     
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    Agreed !!!!!The production is total crap- no dynamism no bass no nothing -I sold my copy for 99p at a car boot sale.

    other disappointing albums must include Mobys Hotel. I like Moby but I just cannot get into this album at all.

    Kid Rock
     
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    That's the beauty of the internet! Try before you buy!
     
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    :eek: Contraband is awesome! loads of great tracks inc slither, dirty little thing and you got no right and Out of Exile did take a while to get into but i think its a great follow up to the debut

    shame on you! :nono:
     
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    I agree on the new Audioslave album I have played it 3 times and like it a lot.As for the Velvet revolver album well I cannot agree -its so poor --the sound is tenth rate G N Roses and it sounds so out of date. Slash must do something more meaningful with his time because this band will split up soon as they offer nothing new or original to the rock world.


    Kid Rock :suicide:
     
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    Audioslave's new one is getting there...different to their first album and definitely has more Chris Cornell influence than Rage against the Machine. Could have done with a few bigger riffs! But..it would have been easy to knock out something similar to the first album, hats off to them for trying to be a little different. Its growing on me.
     
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    Was a bit let down by the latest Daft Punk album Human After All. Not a bad album as such but not a leap forward either.
     
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    O.k. I've given it the benefit of time and yesteday left Out Of Exile going for a couple of spins while doing other things and it is getting better I must agree.

    Then I played Superunknown, still sounds amazing.
     
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    I personally found 'Out of Exile' to be absolute pish.

    Nothing on the album to match the quality of 'Shadow of the Sun', 'Cochise' etc.
     
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    I agree, the new Audioslave album is a bit of a let down.. it only takes me one listen to know if a new album is great, and this one wasnt nearly as good as their debut.

    Same goes for the new Coldplay, Feeder and U2 albums. Big letdowns, all of them (perhaps thats a bit harsh on Feeder though), and Im undecided on Velvet Revolver.

    However, for all those disappointments, Green Day's American Idiot is simply awesome.
     
  14. KoThreads

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    My copy of Octavarium has just been despatched from CDWOW. Will it be a corker or not?

    Out of Exile now been played quite a lot, but I'm still disappointed.
     
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    "By the Way" was a total disappointment to me - musically brilliant but none of the zest and rawness that made all the albums up to BSSM so wonderful. I think they grew up too much.
     
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    Coldplay's X&Y arrived in the post on Saturday and I've been listening to it since then, in the hope it's a grower, and it isn't. At all. Frankly, its shockingly bland. Track 2, 'What If?', is the slowest, most turgid ballad I've heard in a long long time. And that's track 2!! There's nothing that makes your toes tap, your heart leap, you smile, any kind of reaction, nothing whatsoever. :suicide: And apparently they scrapped a whole album before this one. Just how awful must that have been???? :eek:

    'Demon Days' - now there's a great album. Easily the best major release of the year so far.
     
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    I agree wholeheartedly. This album will sell by the bucket-load. because it's Coldplay. However, I've heard it, and to be honest there's only so much middle-of-the-road music I can take and I feel I got plenty of that with their first two albums
     
  18. KoThreads

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    I wasn't going to mention this Flooded 'street cred about to take a bashing' I bought Parachutes quite a while after it was popular (got it cheap) and didn't really like it. Yet bought ROBTTH (cheap well after it came out) and loved it, so I thought they are obviously progressing with each album. Y&T came this morning, played it a couple of times and nothing, no feeling from it at all. Yet as you say because of the past two it'll shift by the lorry load.
     
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    coldplays new album wont be disappointing in the slightest.

    it'll be just like there other albums, dull and bland and as far away from goundbreaking as a crash landing butterfly


    the diehard fans will lap it up
     
  20. KoThreads

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    :D

    When the diehards read that S**T will fly.
     
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    I'll go with that now I have listened to it for a while...although when you ramp up the volume and bass on Steam Machine it still sounds awesome!
     
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    yeh they'll have a hissy fit and stone me to death with athlete and keane Cd's *looks for the yawn smilie... ohh found it* :boring: :boring:
     
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    keane, athlete. Don't start me off or I'll go on and on and that'll be another thread. Sorry off topic but I HATE THEM.
     
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    Aaaah, Athlete. Music for people who find the likes of Coldplay and Keane too challenging :D
     
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    All this Coldplay, Keane and Athlete bashing. Where do I sign up?!?! I think they suck!
    Now where is my new System Of A Down album to show them softees what's what!!!!
     
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    Bought the new Colplay album on Saturday and I love it!!!

    No, not really, I had to turn it off as it was getting on my nerves.

    Quite like some of their old stuff but I've not bought any of their albums before. Thought I'd give it a try and I've played it in the car a few times but whilst it's okay for background muzak I can't see what all the fuss is about. Yet another example of ordinary sounding bands being overhyped by the media.
     
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    yup
     
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    I like it.... :rolleyes:
     
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    It's a big queue, and i'm first!
     
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    Just because it's not your thing doesn't mean that it's necessary to go "bashing". :nono:

    If people want to listen to rubbish music who are we to stop them? :)
     

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