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Old 10-13-2011, 10:07 PM   #481
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COOO-WOLLLLLLLLLLL!
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Never my proud, Cori. Never my proud.

 
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At My Most Beautiful and Hope have fast joined Daysleeper and Suspicion to make Up a favorite of mine.

It's still too long and rambly though.
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No love for Why Not Smile? I wrote an ode to it back when the break-up story hit but no one seemed to care.
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I agree with LeMel that it feels too long; I would have cut a couple of tracks. They all seem to blend together towards the end.

Falls to Climb and Diminished, I think, although Parakeet is teetering on the edge. You're In the Air does nothing for me either, although it's in the middle and therefore never sits on my hypothetical chopping block.

I adore Daysleeper.
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I for one really like Accelerate - taut, concise, and muscular, which, in my mind, were characteristics sorely lacking in almost all of their output from the WB years. I can't say that I have ever listened to Around the Sun, Reveal, or Up all the way through, though each of those albums have a few songs that I enjoy. Daysleeper and Imitation of Life are both gorgeous.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:36 PM   #487
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You don't want to be Pounce Pony, Cori?



Also, let's not talk about You're In The Air. Stipe's vocal is one of his most fragile and impassioned, and I find it very powerful.
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I really don't care for the melody of the chorus; it annoys me to the point where it distracts from anything else that might be good about it.
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Out of Time will always be my favorite I think, if only for the closing four-song stretch. The rest of it is so full of, yes, organic shimmering varied beautiful moments. Even the more dated stuff has such a particular charm to it the whole thing just lifts me up.
What? belong, endgame, texarkana, country feedback, and me in honey?

The thing is, unlike the Eagles: this band was never going to play retro shows for middle aged fans. They were a bit too 'cool' for all that
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Yeah, Falls To Climb is one of my fav. REM tracks.
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I love all of the R.E.M. discussion lately.

So what is your favorite track off Lifes Rich Pageant?

I always think mine is 'Begin The Begin', but then its followed by 'These Days' and I decide I like it even better.

'These Days' is probably one of my top 3 favorite R.E.M. songs.
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The opening four tracks of that album are all stellar.

Begin the Begin gets the edge from me, then probably ...
Fall On Me
Cuyahoga
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So what is your favorite track off Lifes Rich Pageant?
Definitely Begin The Begin.
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Cuyahoga all the way. Social commentary that's direct without being obnoxious (Stipe lost his touch starting with The Wrong Child), married with one of the band's best singalong choruses. It's a very emotional song, but breezy and fun as well.
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The Flowers of Guatemala is one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard, but I'd put Begin The Begin and I Believe above it.

That's how good this album is.
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