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I Must Be High 0 0%
Misunderstood 7 28.00%
Can't Stand It 1 4.00%
I Am Trying To Break Your Heart 10 40.00%
At Least That's What You Said 7 28.00%
Either Way 0 0%
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Old 01-26-2008, 02:47 PM   #1
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Best Wilco album opener?

IATTBYH is the favorite among many fans, but I want to give At Least That's What You Said all the credit it deserves. It has amazing contrast, and the guitar solo is PASSIONATE. Wilco is brilliant at recording openers, but that one I believe stands out above the rest.
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is this a vote for best song? or best song as opener?

either way, it's Misunderstood
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is this a vote for best song? or best song as opener?

either way, it's Misunderstood
This is best song, period. Best "as an opener" gets too confusing.

I know I Must Be High won't get any votes, but it's really fun.
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Wilco really is brilliant at opening tracks. The only one of those that couldn't potentially get my vote is Can't Stand It, because, well, I can't really stand it. I think it's down to Either Way, IATTBYH, or Misunderstood for me. I'm leaning toward Misunderstood. I need to think about it a little more, though.

Hey, maybe you know the answer to this, since you've been to the Tower before. Is "left orchestra" the little section way off to the left, or is it just the left side of the main orchestra section? I don't have a section number on my ticket, just left orchestra row LL. Either way I should be close enough to get some good pictures (of Nels especially ) but I'm just curious.
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this is actually quite a difficult question to answer.. they're all so good..
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Hey, maybe you know the answer to this, since you've been to the Tower before. Is "left orchestra" the little section way off to the left, or is it just the left side of the main orchestra section? I don't have a section number on my ticket, just left orchestra row LL. Either way I should be close enough to get some good pictures (of Nels especially ) but I'm just curious.
Left orchestra is, unfortunately, off to the left. LL is very close, however. It's when you get into the single letters (LL is closer than L) that the seats start to get worse. However, the place is so small that most every seat is very good.
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I Am Trying to Break Your Heart is one of the few Wilco songs I like.
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I had to go with Misunderstood. It's one of my favorites by Wilco. The opening tracks of both discs of Being There are both masterpieces, in my opinion. I wish they'd go back to performing the original version of Sunken Treasure.
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"At Least That's What You Said" by at least 63407 bajillion miles.
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"Airline to Heaven"
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Re: Best Wilco album opener?

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IATTBYH is the favorite among many fans, but I want to give At Least That's What You Said all the credit it deserves. It has amazing contrast, and the guitar solo is PASSIONATE. Wilco is brilliant at recording openers, but that one I believe stands out above the rest.

IATTBYH is totally overrated. Idiotic lyrics.

You nailed it about At Least... that guitar solo, and the others on the album, is why I prefer Ghost to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. It's just dirtier.
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'At Least That's What You Said' by a mile

that distortion
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"Airline to Heaven"
Well played.


I love all of these songs, but I still had to go with ALTWYS for all the aforementioned reasons.
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I think IATTBYH is a better song, but Misunderstood is a better opener, so I voted for that.
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A tie between I Am Trying To Break Your Heart and At Least That's What You Said.
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