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Old 11-27-2010, 01:46 AM   #211
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And the Bon Iver 'sample' in "Lost in the World" (it was actually rerecorded for/by Kanye) elevates that original song to something truly special.
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Old 11-27-2010, 01:49 AM   #212
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I couldn't stop giggling when I first heard the Chris Rock bit. But it seems like it'll probably get old upon repeated listens. Though it hasn't with the dozen or so so far.
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Old 11-27-2010, 02:54 PM   #213
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Billboard - First week sales:

Taylor Swift, Speak Now - 1,047,000

Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - 525,000
Taylor, i'm happy for you and i'mma let you finish, but your album sold TWICE as many copies as mine did...AS MINE DID.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:00 PM   #214
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Kanye doesn't exactly appeal to tween girls or middle aged women the way Taylor Swift does.
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:02 PM   #215
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the French champagne...has always been celebrated for its excellence.

There is a California champagne...by Paul Masson...

inspired by that same French excellence!
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:12 PM   #217
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Old 11-27-2010, 04:20 PM   #218
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the French champagne...has always been celebrated for its excellence.

There is a California champagne...by Paul Masson...

inspired by that same French excellence!
I have no idea why you posted this, but I approve.

AHHHHHH THE ... French ... champagne.
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Old 11-27-2010, 04:36 PM   #219
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Taylor, i'm happy for you and i'mma let you finish, but your album sold TWICE as many copies as mine did...AS MINE DID.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
How did you manage to get weekly sales numbers for an album that came out five days ago? If it's a projection, it likely doesn't take into account Black Friday sales, but sticks to a more static "it sold X on Tuesday, Y on Wednesday, so it'll sell Z by Monday" approach.

Either way, Kanye has never sold as much in one week as Taylor did with Speak Now.
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Old 11-27-2010, 04:42 PM   #220
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A little unfair, as Swift is at the peak of her popularity right now.

Let's wait and see how well her fifth album does. Britney Spears' Blackout didn't even go platinum or debut at #1. I make that comparison not on artistic merit but on similar demographic appeal.
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She also appeals to demographics that pirate less than Kanye's demographics, and people don't waver over paying for Swift's music because she doesn't offend anyone.
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Old 11-27-2010, 05:38 PM   #223
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Yeah... Because my statement was clearly saying that African Americans are more prone to pirating than others... Oh wait, I was talking about age not race.
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