Least favourite sisters songs

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More (12") - too much waffle
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Long Train - doesn't add anything to the amazing original

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Quiff Boy wrote: Long Train - doesn't add anything to the amazing original
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This. It always seemed to feel watered down to me.
The original is a short sharp shock by comparison
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Pista wrote:
Quiff Boy wrote: Long Train - doesn't add anything to the amazing original
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This. It always seemed to feel watered down to me.
The original is a short sharp shock by comparison
it's badly done as well. in fairness in those days extended remixes of shorter songs (rather than longer versions a la TOL 12">7") were often badly done cut and paste jobs, but still..... for sure it didnt deserve its own B-side ressurection, but its valid for a) filling a flexi rarity an artifact with limited use and b) being called the "amphetamix".
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Well, More was, is and always will bel the black sheep in the sisters catalogue, their only song i never listen to at home, ever.
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Silence is platinum wrote:Well, More was, is and always will bel the black sheep in the sisters catalogue, their only song i never listen to at home, ever.
But You Could Be The One is a serious reason to have the single! No doubt about that :wink: :)
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
Pista wrote:
Quiff Boy wrote: Long Train - doesn't add anything to the amazing original
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This. It always seemed to feel watered down to me.
The original is a short sharp shock by comparison
it's badly done as well. in fairness in those days extended remixes of shorter songs (rather than longer versions a la TOL 12">7") were often badly done cut and paste jobs, but still..... for sure it didnt deserve its own B-side ressurection, but its valid for a) filling a flexi rarity an artifact with limited use and b) being called the "amphetamix".
I have to admit I've always liked it - partly because I heard "Long Train" on a bootleg before I'd ever heard the original "Train," I think, and partly because it was long, so i didn't have to start it over constantly. I liked driving around at night listening to that on repeat.
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1959

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Yggdrasil wrote:1959

You Could Be The One

This Corrosion

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I'm hung over. And this makes me mad. Heartland. Marian. Really? Grgrgr.
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Zacharias wrote:
Yggdrasil wrote:1959

You Could Be The One

This Corrosion

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Sandstorm, Ozymandias, Untitled etc
I'm hung over. And this makes me mad. Heartland. Marian. Really? Grgrgr.
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You Could Be The One :eek:

This Corrosion :eek:

Untitled :eek:
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iesus wrote:
Zacharias wrote:
Yggdrasil wrote:1959

You Could Be The One

This Corrosion

Marian

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Sandstorm, Ozymandias, Untitled etc
I'm hung over. And this makes me mad. Heartland. Marian. Really? Grgrgr.
:eek:
You Could Be The One :eek:

This Corrosion :eek:

Untitled :eek:
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I still don't like TOL 92. Probably never will.
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TOL 92.
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ARMS Hated when I first heard it, but it has grown on me! TOL fed up hearing it at gigs!
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Silence is platinum wrote:Well, More was, is and always will bel the black sheep in the sisters catalogue, their only song i never listen to at home, ever.
Why are so many peeps hating MORE? The lyrics are quintessential Eldritch. Probably the only song, where he is 100% himself.

Me? I dont like 1959. Dull & pathetic.

and ... errr... train...
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Has to be More for me! Can't believe its the set opener lol this corrosion a close second the damage done 3rd!
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canon docre wrote:
Silence is platinum wrote:Well, More was, is and always will bel the black sheep in the sisters catalogue, their only song i never listen to at home, ever.
Why are so many peeps hating MORE? The lyrics are quintessential Eldritch. Probably the only song, where he is 100% himself.

Me? I dont like 1959. Dull & pathetic.

and ... errr... train...
I like the opening of "More", but the shrill vocals in the chorus irritate me. I don't like the current live version either.
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czuczu wrote:
iesus wrote:
Zacharias wrote:

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:lol: And I forgot to mention Phantom and More - bring the pitchforks! :lol:
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how can you not like Untitled? one of the most atmospheric, moving pieces of music ever. and basically Dominion slowed down with no vocals. Ozymandias is just annoying though i'll give you that.
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:how can you not like Untitled? one of the most atmospheric, moving pieces of music ever. and basically Dominion slowed down with no vocals. Ozymandias is just annoying though i'll give you that.
Same question and think when i read it. :roll:
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1959
I was wrong
something fast
More
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spiderlegs wrote:1959
I was wrong
something fast
More
Hello spiderlegs & welcome to the forum :)
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cheers!
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