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  Topic: Under the Gun
kafka

Replies: 65
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PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:25 pm   Subject: Armageddon It
OK, forgive the thread necro but I figured it was better than starting a new one...

So, I was listening to the radio the other day and Def Leppard's "Armageddon It" came on. And, you know ...
  Topic: Favourite opening line to a song
kafka

Replies: 59
Views: 9213

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:49 pm   Subject: Favourite opening line to a song
"It was the biggest cock you'd ever seen, but you've no idea where that cock has been."
  Topic: September 1st: The Roundhouse, London UK
kafka

Replies: 143
Views: 35932

PostForum: Sisters 2017   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:01 am   Subject: September 1st: The Roundhouse, London UK
On the one hand, I'm salivating at the notion of the Sisters doing Revolver and looking forward to seeing it on YouTube. OTOH, it's a bit of a shame that it's apparently the same-old same-old, essenti ...
  Topic: John Lever RIP
kafka

Replies: 10
Views: 2737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:14 pm   Subject: John Lever RIP
http://louderthanwar.com/john-lever-chameleons-rip/
  Topic: Gary Marx's boots
kafka

Replies: 15
Views: 4372

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:45 pm   Subject: Gary Marx's boots
Well, FWIW I thought it was backward-looking, same-sounding rubbish. It sounded like a Rosetta Stone album.
  Topic: Flood 1 Full Mix
kafka

Replies: 13
Views: 3788

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:37 am   Subject: Flood 1 Full Mix


Just a note that you seem to have "left" and "right" confused on that page of the wiki, vis-a-vis the placement of the videos.
  Topic: October 12: Glasgow ABC
kafka

Replies: 98
Views: 30040

PostForum: Sisters 2015 - PLYC (ARCHIVED)   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:02 pm   Subject: October 12: Glasgow ABC
My immediate reaction:

- Fantastic vocals; best I've heard him in, oh, 10 plus years.
- a bit of a low-energy gig and some issue with someone at the front leading to a butchered tune. Von: &quo ...
  Topic: Is Dominion still going?
kafka

Replies: 8
Views: 1684

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:10 pm   Subject: Is Dominion still going?
Yep--I tried it, but to no avail. Will give it another go.
  Topic: Is Dominion still going?
kafka

Replies: 8
Views: 1684

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:07 pm   Subject: Is Dominion still going?
Can someone ask Pete (or whoever) to approve my subscription request? Thanks!
  Topic: Is Dominion still going?
kafka

Replies: 8
Views: 1684

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 1:55 am   Subject: Is Dominion still going?
I don't seem to be able to (re-)subscribe ... is Pete (or someone else) still running it?

Cheers,
George
  Topic: This Corrosion
kafka

Replies: 40
Views: 35772

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:24 pm   Subject: This Corrosion
Oh, and a follow-up question: who played the part of Hylas?
  Topic: This Corrosion
kafka

Replies: 40
Views: 35772

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:10 pm   Subject: Owen's The Wrestlers
One of the things that makes the Sisters my favourite band is the depth of the lyrics, and the fact that there are all these references and allusions buried in there.

I think Andrew once referred ...
  Topic: nine while nine
kafka

Replies: 66
Views: 59451

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:28 pm   Subject: nine while nine
And obviously it's REALLY all a reference to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CdmUC3pQbY
  Topic: nine while nine
kafka

Replies: 66
Views: 59451

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:25 pm   Subject: nine while nine
Fair enough - I was just going from what I found on http://www.noslang.com/drugs/dictionary/t/ ... (from which, too (I'm afraid), I found the window pane reference!

p.s. FWIW, according to wikipedi ...
  Topic: nine while nine
kafka

Replies: 66
Views: 59451

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:54 pm   Subject: Thread necro: waiting for my man
I was killing time, reading over this thread. If we take the interview at its word - that Nine While Nine is indeed about drug inertia - well, "train" is slang for heroin. Makes me almost wo ...
  Topic: Any Atlanta Heartlanders?
kafka

Replies: 5
Views: 973

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 6:59 pm   Subject: Any Atlanta Heartlanders?
And, if hitting golf balls is more your speed, Sandy Springs gun club is right around the corner from the cheap and cheerful Steel Canyon.
  Topic: Any Atlanta Heartlanders?
kafka

Replies: 5
Views: 973

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 2:59 pm   Subject: Any Atlanta Heartlanders?
I'm in (although not from) Atlanta. In terms of what to see and do, it depends on what you're into. The typical tourist spots are World of Coca Cola, the aquarium, CNN center... which are ok, I suppos ...
  Topic: I was wrong
kafka

Replies: 36
Views: 26624

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 2:16 pm   Subject: I was wrong
It's a great song, a great lyric. There's so much in there that can be read five different ways. For example, "You say we're almost all alone together": are we almost all alone -- or are we ...
  Topic: German TV Appearances - Elf99 - Interview - Under the Gun
kafka

Replies: 43
Views: 13235

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:29 pm   Subject: German TV Appearances - Elf99 - Interview - Under the Gun
Ah, well, there you go then.
  Topic: German TV Appearances - Elf99 - Interview - Under the Gun
kafka

Replies: 43
Views: 13235

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:51 pm   Subject: German TV Appearances - Elf99 - Interview - Under the Gun
I can't quite believe I'm posting about this, but - anyone spot that he appears to be wearing a wedding band in this vid?
  Topic: "Beach"
kafka

Replies: 17
Views: 3459

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 3:45 pm   Subject: "Beach"
Yeah, I might be overthinking it. It looks like there's some related discussion back here: https://www.myheartland.co.uk/viewtopic.php?p=213267 ... he's certainly been using "beach" for conc ...
  Topic: "Beach"
kafka

Replies: 17
Views: 3459

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:18 pm   Subject: "Beach"
Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I was wondering what everyone thought about Von's use of "Beach" both on the website and their twitter page.

My first guess is that it's a ...
  Topic: "aggressive, decadent, magnetic, metallic"
kafka

Replies: 6
Views: 1841

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:44 pm   Subject: "aggressive, decadent, magnetic, metallic"
Doh, you beat me to it.
  Topic: This Corrosion featured by America's Finest News Source
kafka

Replies: 1
Views: 863

PostForum: Sisters Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:43 pm   Subject: This Corrosion featured by America's Finest News Source
OK, well, perhaps not actually The Onion, but close enough: http://www.avclub.com/article/the-sisters-of-mercy-mixed-goth-with-meat-loafand--201430

Pretty decent write-up, I thought.
  Topic: No Time to Cry
kafka

Replies: 8
Views: 6242

PostForum: Lyrics   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:11 am   Subject: No Time to Cry
Since nobody's really saying anything... on to the lesser canon.

"It's just like Adam says; it's not so hard to understand" -- what's that all about, then? Given the proximity to "Ju ...
 
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