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Old 06-25-2008, 02:45 AM   #16
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I really enjoyed Heathen Chemistry and wish that it received more respect around here. In my mind it was an enormous improvement over Shoulders of Giants and is stronger than Don't Believe the Truth.
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I'll look forward to hearing it
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Old 06-25-2008, 05:07 AM   #18
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I really enjoyed Heathen Chemistry and wish that it received more respect around here. In my mind it was an enormous improvement over Shoulders of Giants and is stronger than Don't Believe the Truth.
Totally agree. I don't really get why that album got "mmeh, another disappointing Oasis album" reception while Don't Believe the Truth got hailed as a "comeback",

I hope Liam's voice got better than what it sounded on a last few live clips I've seen.
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:48 AM   #19
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I loved "Don't Believe the Truth" I hope this album rocks too. I can't wait.
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:53 AM   #20
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I heard a few of the demo's a while back and they put me to sleep.
I hope the success of their last album hasnt got to their heads.
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That's still at least a 3 star album.


I do somewhat agree that it could be a 3 or maybe 2.5 star album. It does have Stand By Me, D'You Know What I Mean, All Around The World (although it is way too long), It's Gettin Better Man and the title track. And I don't mind Magic Pie either.

I wouldn't mind getting Heathen Chem. Little By Little could very well be my all-time fav song of theirs!
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Old 06-25-2008, 11:26 AM   #22
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Be Here Now is a funny album. They really defined a sound of arrogant assholes on coke playing guitars. Why is every other song over 7 minutes long? All Around the World is probably their worst. Is it me or the vocal melody in that one sounds like S Club 7 or something?

That said, D'You Know What I Mean rocks. 2 minutes too long, but I dig it. The first minute of Magic Pie isn't bad. Then it gets into coke madness of course.
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Dig out your soul? Are we sure this is not actually the title of the new U2 album?



This is on album I'm not excited about, phew, this year is exciting enough music-wise. I've never liked Oasis much.
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Old 06-25-2008, 01:28 PM   #24
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Dig out your soul? Are we sure this is not actually the title of the new U2 album?
We should be grateful that U2 weren't able to take it first.
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Meh. Hopefully they bring something new to the table, and I'll give it a listen but I'm not psyched, and yes that title is just terrible.
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:47 PM   #26
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good news. i can't wait. it's good to see some oasis love on this forum -- i'm shocked at how few u2 fans are oasis fans as well.
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I really enjoyed Heathen Chemistry and wish that it received more respect around here. In my mind it was an enormous improvement over Shoulders of Giants and is stronger than Don't Believe the Truth.
Yes!

I enjoy Don't Believe the Truth, but I prefer Heathen Chemistry. I think it's more varied and I just like the songs better. It's my favorite of theirs since Be Here Now...which rocks. Yes, yes it does. Make no mistake about it. The songs are too long and they were putting cocaine in their breakfast cereal every morning...but the songs are still there. I love Be Here Now. Also, Johnny Depp plays guitar on that album. Coolness.
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i'm shocked at how few u2 fans are oasis fans as well.
Probably because a lot of U2 fans like bands that don't ape the same band over and over again, and ones whose members they can actually have some respect for.
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Old 06-25-2008, 07:03 PM   #29
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Yes!

I enjoy Don't Believe the Truth, but I prefer Heathen Chemistry. I think it's more varied and I just like the songs better. It's my favorite of theirs since Be Here Now...which rocks. Yes, yes it does. Make no mistake about it. The songs are too long and they were putting cocaine in their breakfast cereal every morning...but the songs are still there. I love Be Here Now. Also, Johnny Depp plays guitar on that album. Coolness.

What a lot of folk tend to (want to?) ignore is that Heathen Chem and SOTSOG were, for the most part, changes in musical direction.

SOTSOG especially is kinda psychadelic or chilled, a kind of extension of Magic Pie, but a lot more awesome. Take songs like Gas Panic!, Roll It Over and Who Feels Love. A very cruisy album, although let down by the obligation to restrict the number of Noel-sung songs to 3. Otherwise, Cigarettes In Hell and One Way Road would've been logical inclusions on the album at the expense of I Can See A Liar.

Heathen Chem almost has a bit of a country and western swagger about it in some songs, namely Force Of Nature, Hung In A Bad Place and She Is Love, while also extending that psychadelica from SOTSOG a little (Born On A Different Cloud, The Hindu Times). Little By Little and Songbird are just pure class.
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What a lot of folk tend to (want to?) ignore is that Heathen Chem and SOTSOG were, for the most part, changes in musical direction.

SOTSOG especially is kinda psychadelic or chilled, a kind of extension of Magic Pie, but a lot more awesome. Take songs like Gas Panic!, Roll It Over and Who Feels Love. A very cruisy album, although let down by the obligation to restrict the number of Noel-sung songs to 3. Otherwise, Cigarettes In Hell and One Way Road would've been logical inclusions on the album at the expense of I Can See A Liar.

Heathen Chem almost has a bit of a country and western swagger about it in some songs, namely Force Of Nature, Hung In A Bad Place and She Is Love, while also extending that psychadelica from SOTSOG a little (Born On A Different Cloud, The Hindu Times). Little By Little and Songbird are just pure class.
I concur with my friend from melbourne...
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