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View Poll Results: Please choose five:
Murmur 31 46.27%
Reckoning 16 23.88%
Fables Of The Reconstruction 13 19.40%
Lifes Rich Pageant 36 53.73%
Document 30 44.78%
Green 11 16.42%
Out Of Time 19 28.36%
Automatic For The People 46 68.66%
Monster 12 17.91%
New Adventures In Hi-Fi 36 53.73%
Up 8 11.94%
Reveal 4 5.97%
Around The Sun 5 7.46%
Accelerate 8 11.94%
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Old 02-14-2009, 12:23 AM   #61
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Knights of Cydonia sounds a little D&D to me.

Which maybe explains why I never got into them. Someone totally hyped Absolution to me saying it was like Radiohead and I was rather disappointed.
The laser sounds and horse whinnies at the beginning are a little hokey, but the rest is beyond awesome. I edited it into a video about Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb a couple years back, made for an interesting watch.

"I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" being said over the outro was surreal.

The only Radiohead thing I can draw from them is the lead singer's voice at times. Apart from that, they sound more like early '80s Queen and Rage Against the Machine to me.
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Reckoning
Fables Of The Reconstruction
Lifes Rich Pageant
Document
Green

Older R.E.M.
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Old 02-14-2009, 12:25 AM   #63
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Well, I've heard a lot more R.E.M. than I was expecting so I could vote for this tonight
Here it goes:

1) Automatic for the People
2) Monster
3) New Adventures In Hi-Fi
4) Around the Sun
5) This one was a tie between Accelerate, Out of Time and Up
I chose Out of Time. I have a pain in my heart, but I did it.
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Old 02-14-2009, 01:16 AM   #64
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Wow...New Adventures is tied for first. That's crazy. I've given that album a few chances, but I can't get into it. To be honest, the rockers ruin it for me. I love the more atmospheric moments like E-Bow and Leave.

Also, is it just me, or is Electrolite's melody eerily similar to Nightswimming's?
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For your birthday, I accidentally only picked two favourites instead of five. Sorry. That said, if such a thing is really needed:

1. Murmur
2. Reckoning
3. Fables
4. LRP
5. Automatic
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Superwin, Bonnie. You're in the Screw club. He didn't get the count right either.
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1. Automatick
2. Document
3. Lifes Rich Pageant
4. Murmur
5. New Adventures In HI-Fi
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Wow...New Adventures is tied for first. That's crazy. I've given that album a few chances, but I can't get into it. To be honest, the rockers ruin it for me. I love the more atmospheric moments like E-Bow and Leave.
I have to agree. Yes, there are some standout tracks on it, but also stuff that I just can't listen to on a regular basis. Usually I don't complain about long albums, but this one is bloated and could have used a bit more fine tuning.
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Superwin, Bonnie. You're in the Screw club. He didn't get the count right either.
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I picked:

Automatic (90s fav)
LRP (80s fav)
Out Of Time (the album that got me into them)
New Adventures
Document

Monster was close!
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Wow, I'm stunned at how few votes Fables has.

For me:

1. Fables Of The Reconstruction
2. Reckoning
3. Murmur
4. Life's Rich Pageant
5. Document

Green and Monster were also contenders for the fifth spot.
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Wow, I'm stunned at how few votes Fables has.

For me:

1. Fables Of The Reconstruction
2. Reckoning
3. Murmur
4. Life's Rich Pageant
5. Document

Green and Monster were also contenders for the fifth spot.
We have the same 5, just in different order. Green nor Monster were competing for my 5th, though. Up and Out of Time were.
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I listened to LRP again this morning. I remember now why I used to love this band.
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