Accelerate - REM album - March 31 2008 - Page 4 - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Lemonade Stand > Just the Bang and the Clatter
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-05-2008, 11:31 AM   #46
Blue Crack Supplier
 
lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 38,002
Local Time: 01:09 PM
I love when they get to the space station and they appear to be talking to William Shatner on some kind of video screen, when it's actually a window and he just opens the door and walks out.

Underrated sequel.

And better than Around the Sun.
__________________

__________________
lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2008, 11:42 AM   #47
Blue Crack Supplier
 
Zoots's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: the great beyond
Posts: 36,802
Local Time: 11:09 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by lazarus
Imitation of Life is one of those songs that are too catchy to be true. It's just way too over the top candy pop, fucking Willy Wonka shit.
I think Imitation Of Life was Stipe's answer to Beautiful Day, a song which he loves and wishes he had written! And I think Imitation is a fine song. The bridge/middle8 is gorgeous!

By the way, this just struck me...

charades, pop skill, water hyacinth, named by a poet.
imitation of life, like a koi in a frozen pond
like a goldfish in a bowl, I dont want to hear you cry
thats sugarcane...

...and coffee cup
Copper, steel and cattle
An annotated history
the forest for the fire
Where we open up the floodgates
Freedom reigns supreme
Fire on the hemisphere below


__________________

__________________
Zoots is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2008, 07:48 PM   #48
45:33
 
cobl04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: East Point to Shaolin
Posts: 55,037
Local Time: 08:09 AM
Imitation of Life was what got me half interested in REM, and had a great film clip as well!
__________________
cobl04 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2008, 08:19 PM   #49
BVS
Blue Crack Supplier
 
BVS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: between my head and heart
Posts: 40,684
Local Time: 03:09 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by lazarus


Imitation of Life is one of those songs that are too catchy to be true. It's just way too over the top candy pop, fucking Willy Wonka shit.
QFT
__________________
BVS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2008, 08:29 PM   #50
Blue Crack Supplier
 
lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 38,002
Local Time: 01:09 PM
Of course, I imagine you could say the same thing about The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight, but at least there's not a bunch of awful crap around it.
__________________
lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2008, 08:29 PM   #51
Anu
Editor
 
Anu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: There ain't no place I'd rather be, baby won't you carry me back to Tennessee
Posts: 1,695
Local Time: 09:09 PM
REM does have a MySpace, but only old songs there. I hope they self-leak the record early.
__________________
Stand up to rock stars!
Anu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 12:39 AM   #52
Blue Crack Supplier
 
lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 38,002
Local Time: 01:09 PM
Me too. Because when I heard Around the Sun on their MySpace page, I was able to avoid the mistake of actually paying for that shit.
__________________
lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 05:46 AM   #53
Blue Crack Addict
 
GirlsAloudFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Chicago
Posts: 25,283
Local Time: 03:09 PM
'Accelerate' immediately becomes my most highly anticipated release of 2008.

Gimme a handful of gorgeous R.E.M. melodies with Stipe's poetry sprinkled on top and I will be happy. I also think the new and more aggressive style will be a good change after 'Around the Sun'

Anyway, these guys could have retired 12 years ago and never stepped foot into another studio again and they would be one of the most kick-assingly cool and creative musical groups ever.

Bring on the new tunes...
__________________
GirlsAloudFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 12:37 AM   #54
New Yorker
 
U2inUtah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Utah
Posts: 2,754
Local Time: 02:09 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by GirlsAloudFan
'Accelerate' immediately becomes my most highly anticipated release of 2008.

Gimme a handful of gorgeous R.E.M. melodies with Stipe's poetry sprinkled on top and I will be happy. I also think the new and more aggressive style will be a good change after 'Around the Sun'

Anyway, these guys could have retired 12 years ago and never stepped foot into another studio again and they would be one of the most kick-assingly cool and creative musical groups ever.

Bring on the new tunes...
__________________
U2inUtah is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2008, 11:16 PM   #55
New Yorker
 
U2inUtah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Utah
Posts: 2,754
Local Time: 02:09 PM
New album Cover?



Pretty cool
__________________
U2inUtah is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2008, 11:23 PM   #56
Blue Crack Supplier
 
lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 38,002
Local Time: 01:09 PM
back to the gold soundz...

lo-fi...that's more like it.
__________________
lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2008, 11:29 PM   #57
Blue Crack Distributor
 
corianderstem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Seattle
Posts: 63,726
Local Time: 01:09 PM
That's hideous and looks like a rejected Beastie Boys album cover.
__________________
corianderstem is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2008, 11:42 PM   #58
BVS
Blue Crack Supplier
 
BVS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: between my head and heart
Posts: 40,684
Local Time: 03:09 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by corianderstem
That's hideous and looks like a rejected Beastie Boys album cover.
Holy shit, I thought the same thing...
__________________
BVS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2008, 11:43 PM   #59
Blue Crack Distributor
 
corianderstem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Seattle
Posts: 63,726
Local Time: 01:09 PM


Get out of my brain.
__________________
corianderstem is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2008, 12:00 AM   #60
BVS
Blue Crack Supplier
 
BVS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: between my head and heart
Posts: 40,684
Local Time: 03:09 PM
Yes ma'am...
__________________

__________________
BVS is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
accelerate, rem

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com