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and even the bands I'm supposed to like I find dull
pulled apart by horses, grammatics, let's wrestle, dinosaur pile-up, frightened rabbit etc etc etc
After doing that last.fm what nationality is your music taste thing, most of the stuff I like is American, I think they tend to produce more noisy bands than over here- though I don't know if this is down to trends or a much larger population and pool of bands over there.
i need link.
you should come to america!
and we think we've done way more important stuff than we really have.
this is all opinion of course
like America, Sweeden or Canada then, they have loads of good bands.
What's the problem?
I find that I enjoy more albums by British bands than other countries, not sure why, maybe I'm just overly-patriotic or can relate to the lyrics more. Like this year my faves are Frightened Rabbit, Mystery Jets, Los Campesinos and Johnny Foreigner. My favourite non-British albums are Why?, No Age and Cut Copy. I think TVOTR's album this year fucking dull, ditto for Deerhunter - they both put out MUCH better albums 2 years ago.
So in conclusion I disagree, but each to their own.
not so TVOTR
not so much deerhunter
Yeah, British music is rubbish. There's a reason that 75% of my music is from America.
and about 75% of my music is british. go figure.
This is why I only try to bother about the remaining 5%.
*99% in Scotland.
but where would I start? what has britain got, really
99% of British music - 101% of Scottish music - some bands who arent even Scottish, but get called Scottish because they have a scottish singer - they're crap.
And thanks god for that eh?! If all music was great how boring woudl that be? There'd be no 'cool' music, no 'underground' music - no one going "hey, check out this great band no-one's EVER heard of because they live under the sea and record everything onto blotting paper." ROCK N ROLL!! Yeeaah. I wish MORE music was shit! and there was just ONE band in the World who only I have heard of who are good!
current UK bands:
does not compute.
are like the only current band I like
Led Zep suck/boring/unoriginal
where in fuck is zep
1. The Smiths
3. Help! She Can't Swim.
3. Help! She Can't Swim.
i mean, they're OK. and just OK. were entertaining enough live. released a decent debut album, a couple of good singles, and a pretty mediocre 2nd record.
let's not get silly here guys.
and I dont like any other british music other than those 3 and david thomas broughton who I forgot to put on the list.
may be a grower though as I didnt give it much of a chance
and you haven't given 1 of their 2 albums much of a chance?
lost for words here mate, help me out.
this isnt a thread about fav british bands, its a thread about finding brittish bands not very good, I just dont like many uk bands, I think in that context my comments make perfect sense
99.9% of all new music regardless of country of origin is really fucking dull.
music clearly has a regional dimension
what and stupid thing to say
the bands recommended to him based on his music taste, not really.
thank you sir
tiny population but an infinite well of good music
dull dull dull...
british music stopped being relevant after the end of led zep
its like nearly everyone. all the british bands I like now a days sound american anyway
maybe not a match for US music right now but there are still plenty of UK bands in the same league...Just a few acts from the past few years... Late Of The Pier (better than MGMT), Metronomy, Mystery Jets, Jamie Lidell, MIA, Simian Mobile Disco... and if you look deep - neil halstead, youthmovies, touche, so many... we do need less Oasis inspired bands and more Sufjan Stevens/animal collectives.