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What it says on the tin. This might end up longer than the Ricky Otto thread
but probably. I'll need an example.
or from the one 'rocks' is on.
Its a cliche to like good music??
I agree that Primal Scream pretty shamelessly rip off their influences, but I don't think thats such a bad thing.
If more bands were truly influenced by the likes of Can and Funkadelic and the Stooges we would have way more good bands around.
ripping off Love.
on the cover rips off Rolling Stones.
would rip-off his own head and then they wouldnt have a career.
I don't mind a dose of T'Scream from time to time. But they don't do a very good job of hiding their influences.
Their main purpose I find is that after listening to say, Shoot Speed/Kill Light, you want to go and listen to a Neu! record. They're like a musical appetiser. In the nicest possible way.
someone mentioned Neu!. :-)
which ironically was only apparent when Eugenius covered velocity girl for a radio 1 session, oops...
when they were going through their 'industrial' stage circa exterminator.