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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #150 on: 09 May 2011, 00:17 »

Trying to come up with a post for this thread reminded me just how pretentious my opinion of music can get.  Like, the Beatles are truly my favorite group of all time, but often when talking about them I'll omit them from my list of favorite bands, because, to me, the Beatles define what music is, and so including them in the list is unfair to everyone else.  Trying to come up with a favorite Beatles album, I realize that it will change to one of four contenders on more or less a weeky-to-biweekly basis; between Abbey Road, The White Album, Sgt. Pepper's, and Rubber Soul. (sidenote: I've heard far too much of it already, so if you tell me that I only like Sgt. Pepper's because Rolling Stone told me to, I will fight you.)

In the interest of contributing, though, I'll name one or two of my favorites from each of a few genres.

Rap- another vote for Enter the Wu-Tang (The 36 Chambers)

Progressive- Prog Metal, I'll say Metropolis, Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory; Prog Rock, Close to the Edge.

If I count '90s Alt. Rock as its own genre, then The Colour and the Shape and Sublime's self-titled.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #151 on: 09 May 2011, 07:35 »

I prefer Illmatic or Ready to Die over Wu-Tang
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #152 on: 29 May 2011, 08:31 »

I like many a album, but the only one that comes to mind that is flawless is by a little band called Rollerskate Skinny, entitled Horsedrawn Wishes. Can't name a bad song on that album.

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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #153 on: 31 May 2011, 17:48 »

based on how many times i've listened to it:

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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #154 on: 12 Jun 2011, 13:42 »

These days it's a toss up between Panopticon by Isis and Disintegration by The Cure.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #155 on: 12 Jun 2011, 22:57 »

Erg, this is tough...

Either Ghost Reveries, from Opeth, or 01011001, from Ayreon.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #156 on: 13 Jun 2011, 04:35 »




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i'm sorry, but you like the wrong radiohead album.

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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #157 on: 14 Jun 2011, 04:36 »

based on how many times i've listened to it:



Love this album. I once gave my girlfriend an asthma attack by playing this for her.

No, I did not hide her ventolin.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #158 on: 25 Sep 2011, 14:22 »

In the court of the crimson king by King Crimson. But here in Italy, Linea Gotica by the Consorzio Suonatori Indipendenti, the group that was born from the ashes of the CCCP.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #159 on: 27 Sep 2011, 08:25 »

Breaking the lurk to put my two cents in. Based on number of times listened, I'd have to say Violator. I listened to it non-stop the whole week prior to going to boot camp.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #160 on: 28 Sep 2011, 09:58 »

Lame, I know.

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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #161 on: 29 Sep 2011, 07:53 »





I can't choose between these two... They are just two different all-time-favorites for completely different occations but these two albums so far are the most impressive albums I've ever heard.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #162 on: 26 Oct 2011, 11:59 »



Whoa! I've seen this original painting - my former piercer and her husband (who was to be my tattooist were I not flat fucking broke when I lived there) had this painting up in their studio/curiosities shop. It's only impressive because it's John Wayne Gacy, really, the painting itself is utter shite.

(My favourites in the shop were either the skulls of stillborn conjoined twins (conjoined at the skull), or the bird right underneath the Pogo painting - there was a branch with a smaller branch sticking out of it, and a bird flew down to land on the branch and impaled itself on the smaller branch.)
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #163 on: 27 Oct 2011, 06:57 »

It's only impressive because it's John Wayne Gacy, really, the painting itself is utter shite.

But still... It's the most perfect artwork for what kind of music the album contains, trust me on that ;)

I don't know who did the artwork for The Maniacal Vale though which also love.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #164 on: 29 Oct 2011, 09:43 »

Fleetwood Mac- Rumors.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #165 on: 03 Nov 2011, 04:48 »

The Who - The Who By Numbers
AC/DC - Powerage
Primus - Green Naugahyde
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #166 on: 03 Nov 2011, 23:33 »



This is seriously turning out to be my favourite album ever. Every song on it was either an instant favourite, or a grower that ended up turning into a favourite. I can't get enough of it, even a year after I started playing it non-stop.
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #167 on: 15 Nov 2011, 20:21 »



Whoa! I've seen this original painting - my former piercer and her husband (who was to be my tattooist were I not flat fucking broke when I lived there) had this painting up in their studio/curiosities shop. It's only impressive because it's John Wayne Gacy, really, the painting itself is utter shite.

Funnily enough, they just put up a photo of it.



(That is, in fact, my former piercer.)
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Re: All Time Favourite Album
« Reply #168 on: 16 Nov 2011, 03:12 »

Awesome... I see no wrong that a painting is considered good or "interesting" just because of the dude/girl behind it, it just gives it a different perspective. So in this case... I think the painting is cool.
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