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Old 02-05-2007, 04:31 PM   #16
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How about The Beatles.
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i'd have to agree that oasis takes the cake on this one.
but the verve had a good run, specifically their b-sides from 'a northern soul'

from the 'This is music' single:
'Let the Damage Begin' - fiery, growling guitar rocker, as good as anything on the album
'you and me' - lilting acoustic ditty. sweet

'On Your Own' single:
'I see the door' - beautiful, familiar ballad, neat guitar bits, great melody
'Little Gem' - what the title says. another lovely ballad - they all seem companion pieces to the single. a neat off time drum beat sparks the tune
'Dance On Your Bones' - meandering jam. not sure if it goes anywhere, but is an interesting listen from time to time

'History' Single - released in 2 parts
Part I
'Back on My Feet again' - slowly unwinding piano based epic tune. the payoff is worth the buildup
'On your Own (acoustic)' - piano and 12 string acoustic arrangement of the prior single. GREAT.
'Monkey Magic' - psychedilic reinvention of an already psychedlic tune 'brainstorm interlude'. nonessential
Part II
'Grey Skies' - FANTASTIC slow building ballad. A prelude to the best of what richard would offer as a solo artist.
'Life's Not a Rehearsal' - another remix, this time of 'Life's an Ocean'.

Throw in the tunes from their best of that were recorded at that time - 'Monte Carlo' (shuffling, intense modern sound) and 'This Could Be My Moment' (Soaring pop anthem), and you've got a helluva bunch of tunes...

so there's some pure filler in there, no doubt. but the best tracks can be cobbled together into a heck of a mini album - 'let the damage begin' - 'This Could Be My Moment' - 'on your own (acoustic)' - 'i see the door' - 'little gem' - 'back on my feet again' - 'grey skies' - 'Monte Carlo' - 'you and me'
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It's gotta be Pearl Jam.
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for b-sides its radiohead

for general unreleased tracks I go with Bruce Springsteen
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for general unreleased tracks I go with Bruce Springsteen
Yeah, if it was for best unreleased tracks, it would definitely be Springsteen.
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Question to original poster: Which album would Forever fit on? It was first played after Seventeen Seconds, and I don't think it would work on Faith. And by the time Pornography came out, they dropped Forever for All Mine.
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Proof: the compilation Recordings, a collection of b-sides stronger and more cohesive than most bands' best albums.

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Question to original poster: Which album would Forever fit on? It was first played after Seventeen Seconds, and I don't think it would work on Faith. And by the time Pornography came out, they dropped Forever for All Mine.
I might be wrong, but wasn't it composed during the Seventeen Seconds sessions? It would fit perfectly into that album.
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Oasis, especially the B-sides from the Morning Glory era.
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pearl jam by a country mile.

what other band not only has such great b-sides, but will play any of 'em at any given moment, play 4 or 5 of 'em in a single concert, and have every single person in the crowd not only know the song, but sing along.

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