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Old 10-02-2005, 12:54 AM   #1
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Franz Ferdinand "You Could Have It So Much Better" Hype Thread


Monday is the day. This album will be great. The reviews are already pretty good for it.

1 The Fallen 3:42
2 Do You Want To 3:35
3 This Boy 2:21
4 Walk Away 3:36
5 Evil and a Heathen 2:05
6 You're the Reason I'm Leaving 2:47
7 Eleanor Put Your Boots On 2:49
8 Well That Was Easy 3:02
9 What You Meant 3:24
10 I'm Your Villain 4:03
11 You Could Have It So Much Better 2:41
12 Fade Together 3:03
13 Outsiders 4:02


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Old 10-02-2005, 01:06 AM   #2
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i've had this album for a week now and haven't opened it

i'm sure it's great, though

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Old 10-02-2005, 01:19 AM   #3
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I think this should be discussed in Bang&Clatter!

I will discuss after Sony sends me a copy!
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Old 10-02-2005, 01:24 AM   #4
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wrong forum

I think I like "Outsiders" for the wrong reason
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'the fallen' rocks harder than a million automated rocking machines! yeah!
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What's wrong with a little destruction?
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Old 10-02-2005, 02:10 AM   #7
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Listened to it plenty in the couple weeks I've had it since it leaked.

I like it. Is it better than the first? Only time (or a few more listens) will tell.

I really wanted to watch them at ACL last weekend, but the scheduling god wouldn't allow it. Wilco was playing at the same time and, honestly, that was a pretty easy choice.
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Old 10-02-2005, 03:37 AM   #8
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i hated the one song i heard. i can't remember what it was called, i'm assuming it was the single.
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Old 10-02-2005, 11:37 AM   #9
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I'm eagerly awaiting this one... haven't listened to the leak (I'm one of those people who like the anticipation and going to get the cd in the store... )

Unfortunately, it doesn't come out until Tuesday in the States...
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Old 10-02-2005, 12:06 PM   #10
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I found this album rather disappointing. It wasn't bad, in my opinion...just shockingly pedestrian, is all. I dunno. Time will tell--familiarity, after all, breeds acceptance. In a week, I might have no choice but to change my mind...

Still, it definitely failed to live up to my not-all-that-high expectations on my first five or six listens. Still love 'em, though! "Do You Want To?" kicks my anus.
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I saw FF live in August and with all respect, it was shit music. zilch talent. the lightshow was ok though.
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I love everything except "Elenor put your boots on"
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Old 10-02-2005, 02:33 PM   #13
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I actually really like Elenor

This album is not as good as accessible as the first one, IMO, but maybe it's a grower!
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Old 10-02-2005, 06:04 PM   #14
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I liked the video to 'Do You Want To' but not the song.

The rest of the stuff I've heard is good but it sorta passed me by.

Will definitely pick this one up sooner than later, though.
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Old 10-02-2005, 10:04 PM   #15
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i like the new stuff, but overall these guys are singles hitters, to use a baseball analogy.
no homeruns on the album, IMO.

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