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best album/best album to start with?
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It's basically a compilation of remastered songs. Really good, plus it comes with a remix CD, but that's a bit shit, minus the Go Home Productions remix.
and nowhere near as good, despite what the band say.
Entertainment! is the only place to start, frankly, and then the best of A Brief History of the Twentieth Century to fill in a few gaps.
It's their best album, and also one of the best albums by anyone ever.
But I heard 'Return The Gift' first, the newer versions make the old tracks seem so tiny.
Newer version of At Home He's A Tourist (possibly in my top 5 songs ever) is a fucking BEAST
as is the current trend in mastering. The old ones just need the volume cranking but don't sound any worse.
rather than a drum machine
on the first two albums at least. The same one they have now.
but then downloaded some more of 'Entertainment' about two years ago, and found it to be among some of the most tuneless, soulless music I'd heard.
Its all about the drums, with a bit of shouting here and there. Poor poor band.
Entertainment above and beyond. Don't buy "Mall." Dave from Gang of Four also did this sideband thing that was cool with Danny Seim from Menomena (!!!!!!!), BTW), Adam Gnade, and John from Tracker
Only one song posted, but good.
"Its all about the drums, with a bit of shouting here and there"
If you think they are poor, millions of others obviously don't.
does that make them right?
as far as I'm aware influenced hundreds of guitar bands since the early 80's.
Is one of the finest songs ever committed to tape.
But Solid Gold is good as well. Both of these can usually be found in some kind of bargain bin.