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What do we all think about them?
I think they're absolutely terrible.
i think they are 5.5/10
The Research 7/10
A pair of identical twins, that speak alternatively.
The one about smiling. Its just so boring and amazingly twee. They are really horrible to look at and to hear. Their music is nightmarish, and is really quite frightening.
Someone tell me what they like about them.
The tweeness can be good sometimes. but really annoying if your not in the mood.
I Love You But I'm Scared of Fucking Up?
If they did then that's excellent. It's all i've heard by them, and I've only heard it once when iwas waiting for AIH. It was just the sort of song i wanted and it was lovely.
i've heard are OK but nothing special.
nightmare music. The casio reminds me of a Spectrum game while the constituent members invoke some macabre children's play that will turn into a bloodbath...
Irritatingly awful. Can't see why anyone would like them but I suppose in a small dose - say one song - it doesn't seem so evil. Listen to the whole album and try not to tear your ears off.
listening to an entire album would grate a little as there is pretty much one trick to these ponies.
as a singles band they are great and are decent live too.
Good live performance and the singles are top twee pop.
8 out of 10 for me.
they were absolutely disgusting. they sell themselves on the fact they are shit, have no gear, and can't play their instruments. i was shocked and appalled to observe some members of the audience aplaud them, people should have higher standards.
but they have a fucking atrocious name, and deserve to be kicked repeatedly in the shins for that alone.
a friend of theirs?
Only reason you'd say 'that' in large doses isn't poison. I'll admit one song came on the radio and it was not as horrible as witnessing them live and in colour for however long. The album is very very samey truly but then they aren't my pals and so I have no loyalties to them unlike you.
when you lie it warps the text.
I didn't say your opinion didn't matter and I believe you like them. Belle And Sebastian are as much twee as I can handle.
I'll wait for a greatest hits though so I can have Wrapped Up In Books and I'm A Cuckoo in one pristine package.
I still find every bone in my body revolts against The Research and always will. I thought Magic Numbers were spewing tales for the sick bag but they have taken the prize in my mind. I think it's Russell's voice that repels me the most or maybe that fairground keyboard rattling they do.
Anyway a band that splits opinions from the looks of things.
you are right pat. i have made it my personal mission to educate the world on how awful this 'band' really is. how the hell can they get signed to EMI? i find comfort in the knowledge they will fade into insignificance