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Old 11-20-2002, 12:23 AM   #16
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wanderer, i could not say it better myself.

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Old 11-20-2002, 01:55 AM   #17
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noone can say with a straight face that oasis are better than radiohead.
Oasis are better than Radiohead.

Do we need some kind of fancy ceremony for that? Or maybe I've earned a cookie for my tireless efforts. Guess I'll have to trudge onwards alone.

Sorry to destroy your theory there.
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I wouldn't say that Oasis are better than Radiohead, because they're way too different to be compared. I'll just say that Oasis' music does it for me while Radiohead's doesn't really.

Oasis aren't the world's most innovative band, but even if their music is derivative, it's got their own swaggering personality stamped all over it and they've got some insanely catchy, awesome sing-alongs. Radiohead have got some truly lovely moments, but what often puts me off their music (apart from Thom Yorke's increasingly whiny singing) is that to my ears, it just sounds so goddamn joyless. I mean, I -love- my depressing music, but not when I feel like I'm being drawn into the world so dark, cold and sterile that it makes Pink Floyd sound warm and fuzzy in comparison.
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Radiohead have got some truly lovely moments, but what often puts me off their music (apart from Thom Yorke's increasingly whiny singing) is that to my ears, it just sounds so goddamn joyless. I mean, I -love- my depressing music, but not when I feel like I'm being drawn into the world so dark, cold and sterile that it makes Pink Floyd sound warm and fuzzy in comparison.
Wow. That's EXACTLY how I feel about Radiohead, but I could never quite put it into words. (Prepares to be flamed...)
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Noel is Good..

Thom Yorke is God..

End of story..

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Old 11-21-2002, 11:43 AM   #21
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Noel is Good..

Thom Yorke is God..

End of story..

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Ah, but Thome has buckled under pressure after the huge success of OK Computer, while Noel, though not always successful, has always tried to confront it. (Flame away!)
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buckled in what way?

unless you mean Jim Thome of the Cleveland Indians, yes, he sucks
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Old 11-22-2002, 04:37 AM   #23
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buckled in what way?

unless you mean Jim Thome of the Cleveland Indians, yes, he sucks
I don't mind what Thom Yorke did after their huge success with OK Computer, as it created some incredible music. What I mean is, instead of rising to the occasion by releasing a "Joshua Tree" (which U2 did after their version of OK Computer), Radiohead decided to run from that, almost afraid of their potential - in a way, afraid of not fulfilling their potential - and decided to retreat into themselves for shelter. It's basically what that Rolling Stone article stated about Thom Yorke saving himself instead of Rock n' Roll. And fair enough.
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if you say so, but for many Kid A is simply a great album by a great band, and it was radiohead's 4th album, U2's 4th album was UF, radicially different from the previous 3; and i certainly don't agree with the notion that radiohead haven't realized their potential
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Imo Kid A was a monumental release, Radiohead reinvented themselves similar to U2 with the release of AB. If Radiohead ran from anything it was pop culture.....
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I guess I'll step into this fray. And yes, I'll state it up front, I'm a huge OASIS fan.

First, Noel has admitted that OASIS will never write ground breaking music. But they do write some good old rock tunes. I'm never going to be surprised by what they do, and they have done some crap tunes, but overall, a great band.

2. All rock stars run their mouths off. I seem to remember U2 and the Rolling Stones pissing at each other during the POP era.

3. Radiohead has written some great tunes. Kid A and Amnesiac have some good stuff on them, but I wouldn't say it's the end all be all of music. OK computer is a really great album, I'd say the Bends is better IMO.

4. OASIS run their mouths off about everything. Their U2 fans, but I've heard them slagg them off. I tend to separate the crap that comes out of their mouths from their music.

5. Radiohead (Thom York especially) are elitist. They have this holier-than-thou, arthouse I'm-so-deep-and-groundbreaking-woe-is-me attitude that is very offputting. But I still like their music.

6. I find those quotes amusing.

7. I don't think there's really a purpose to this post
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ha, you know holier than thou is exactly what u2 is known as.

and none of us seem to mind now do we?

exactly.
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Thom Yorke is God..
god awfull?


hahahaha
hahaha

ha



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god awfull?


hahahaha
hahaha

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id love it if u were serious??

OASIS ARE BETTER THEN RADIOHEAD
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"They're like a bunch of Morris dancers, aren't they?" - Noel Gallagher on Radiohead.

I don't take Oasis too seriously. Perhaps that's why I enjoy their music.
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