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Old 01-11-2007, 07:01 PM   #16
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A little from column A, a little from column B...

But my three favoritest bands are all from Europe (U2, Manics, and Placebo). I also have a soft spot in my heart for Welsh bands in particular (Manics, Stereophonics, People in Planes).
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Old 01-11-2007, 07:12 PM   #17
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Like Zooters, I'll consult my last.fm top 30.

North American

Wilco
Broken Social Scene
Death Cab For Cutie
The Flaming Lips
Bright Eyes
Sufjan Stevens
Iron & Wine
Bob Dylan
The Decemberists
Beck
Ryan Adams
The Arcade Fire
Secret Machines
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Pete Yorn
The Killers
My Morning Jacket
The White Stripes
Feist
Gnarls Barkley
Stars

European

U2
The Beatles
Radiohead
Coldplay
Damien Rice
Sigur Ros (I guess Iceland counts, sort of)
Snow Patrol
Nick Drake
Thom Yorke


It definitely looks like I lean more towards North America. Despite that, my top 4 most listened to artists are European.
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Old 01-11-2007, 07:50 PM   #18
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Mine's almost the exact opposite of yours, imp13!

European:
Pink Floyd
Radiohead
Echo & The Bunnymen
Roger Waters
Queen
Muse
The Beatles
The Clash
Joy Division
Nick Drake
Chris de Burgh
The Alan Parsons Project
Supertramp
Frédéric Chopin
Sigur Rós
Bloc Party
Franz Ferdinand
The Police

North American:
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Howard Shore
Modest Mouse
The Doors
Interpol
Don McLean
The Arcade Fire
Wolf Parade
Danny Elfman
Broken Social Scene
Simon & Garfunkel

Definitely more European (especially UK) heavy. And seven of my top ten are from England.
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I listen to Icelandic bands as much as possible.
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Old 01-11-2007, 08:22 PM   #20
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i rarely list to american artists, my playlist is full of European artists.
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I think mine's a healthy mix of both...
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more European, most of which is British. I do listen to some American & Canadian bands though... probably 2/3 or 3/4 European at the moment.
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I'll jump on the "last.fm top thirty" bandwagon, though it's a bit out of date. Some bands have high playcounts just from when I didn't have so much music on my computer, while many bands I like and nowadays play much more (such as those I mentioned in reply to U2Man) haven't had a chance to reach the top thirty yet.

European
U2/Passengers
Porcupine Tree
Anathema
Joy Division
Pink Floyd
Pure Reason Revolution
The Shadows
Circus Maximus
Dire Straits
Muse
The Verve
Queen
Opeth
Delays

North American
Dream Theater
Agalloch
Spock's Beard
Symphony X
The Devin Townsend Band
REM

New Zealand
Crowded House
Split Enz
The Chills
Neil Finn
Tim Finn, Bic Runga, Dave Dobbyn
Finn Brothers
Shihad

Israel
Orphaned Land
Blackfield

Even New Zealand's outdoing North America.
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I listen to Icelandic bands as much as possible.
So do I
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um... Bono even said "I am an american".
Bono blows it out his arse. He is still Irish though. I really hope you dont beleive everything that man says.



My music is mostly Australian, then Pommie, then rest of the world.
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well my favourite artists are U2, the beatles, the smiths, kings of leon, chilli peppers, arcade fire, the rakes, the strokes, the streets, bowie, take that, the cure, royksopp and the rolling stones so i think european wins that for me.

Mainly British although Royksopp are scandinavian (can't remember which country they're from though)
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okay... had to do the last.fm thing too Interesting results

European:
U2
Oasis
Muse
Snow Patrol
The Stone Roses
Coldplay
Kasabian
Massive Attack
Embrace
The Verve
The Beatles
Arctic Monkeys
Razorlight
Donovan
Franz Ferdinand
Afro Celt Sound System
Richard Ashcroft
The Zutons
Editors
Keane
Hot Chip
Athlete
Clannad
IV Thieves
Stereophonics


North American:
The Strokes
The Bravery
The Redwalls
We Are Scientists
The Secret Machines


This one goes to the Europeans
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Depends on my mood, but it seems to be that I generally listen to European music more often.
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Europe
u2
radiohead
the police
the smiths
beatles
rolling stones
pink floyd
clash
television (??)
travis
joy division
verve
nick drake
django reinhart
blur
daft punk
stone roses

north america
rem
elliot smith
simon& garfunkel
wilco
woody guthrie
flaming lips
bright eyes
johnny cash
ryan adams
bruce springsteen
bob dylan
john frusciante
neil young
rilo kiley
billie holiday
sufjan stevens
strokes
miles davis
john coltrane
beck
john lee hooker
white stripes
frank zappa
broken social scene
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