Anyone else like The The?

Does exactly what it says on the tin. Some of the nonsense contained herein may be very loosely related to The Sisters of Mercy, but I wouldn't bet your PayPal account on it. In keeping with the internet's general theme nothing written here should be taken as Gospel: over three quarters of it is utter gibberish, and most of the forum's denizens haven't spoken to another human being face-to-face for decades. Don't worry your pretty little heads about it. Above all else, remember this: You don't have to stay forever. I will understand.
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Absolutely loved the Infected album when it came out, about the same time that I started properly listening to the Sisters (c. 1986) - I remember being the only person at school who liked them.

When I listen to it occasionally these days I realise how massively over-produced Infected is, but that applies to a lot of music from the eighties (but I think Infected suffered from 80s over-production more than most).
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Yep! :)
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yes! i came at Soul Mining. Infected wasn't quite what i expected and far too commercial for me.
i love them though. one of my A level answers was based on the lyrics :D
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love most of Matt Johnson/The The's output, especially Mind Bomb. got lucky and saw them play at South Bank in Londontown a few years back, was a stonking gig.
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Yep, entered their world with Slow Train To Dawn and have been listing to all their records since then :)
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With the production values, I always thought The The were a big influence on :von: when he was planning his chart assault pre-Floodland, and Dominion still sounds that way to me. I remember that Uncertain Smile was regularly played in Leeds indie clubs in the early mid 80s. No surprise really that a lot of Sisters fans of that vintage like them.
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Uncertain Smile is still my favourite summer vacations song :)
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Seen The The 5 or 6 times, the most memorable being 2 nights at the Royal Albert Hall a life time ago in 1990..
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Love The The. Became a fan with Soul Mining.

Funnily enough - when I got into the Sisters in 87 and knowing nothing of their old material, bought a bootleg tape of Stuttgart 84 & asked the guy in the shop was Heartland a cover of the The The song...
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I'm no fan of Johnny Marr but if you've seen the VHS (sorry it was the early 90s) 'The The vs. The World' well Blimey! what a band and what a set!!!

do yourself a favour, seek it out
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James Blast wrote:I'm no fan of Johnny Marr but if you've seen the VHS (sorry it was the early 90s) 'The The vs. The World' well Blimey! what a band and what a set!!!

do yourself a favour, seek it out
yeah..that was the gigs I was at...f**king amazing!

James..got your message..I'm at work at the mo..quicker emailing me!
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Flip Aff! I'll see ye Tuesday at ver Nails!
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Bartek wrote:thankee McBlast
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I'll make you suffer, later :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted:
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no probs..might be a little earlier than planned but I'm sure I'll amuse myself whilst waiting at the pub...you wanting anything muzac wise of me?
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Dougal's coming over here 1st, we get lost in music so we might no be there till... later :oops:

Naw, all is klar here, you need owt from me?
I have the complete Magazine recordings (apart from that last pish album you gave me) :lol:
The very 1st MBV album has been getting a battering here. It's outstanding man! :D 8) :notworthy: :notworthy:
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Just come over here Scott, Dougal's drivin' and ye ken the 3 of us get on real well.
If you want summat to eat - I have a hawf decent, very clean kitchen and barbie at your disposal. :D
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James Blast wrote:Just come over here Scott, Dougal's drivin' and ye ken the 3 of us get on real well.
If you want summat to eat - I have a hawf decent, very clean kitchen and barbie at your disposal. :D
Ok,that sounds good..I'll get back to you when I get into Glasgow..I'm just waiting for a couple of people to get back to me so I'll get back to you asap.
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Let's get back when we get back, to normal.

Get back to me Scott. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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This isn't normal, is it? :lol:
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