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Old 03-02-2005, 09:15 PM   #16
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Originally posted by XHendrix24
Am I the only one who doesn't skip songs when listening to any CD?
I tend to listen to albums all the way through or not at all, but there are a few I will skip a few songs.

Albums I currently listen to all the way through and utterly adore:

Art Of Fighting -- Wires and Second Storey
Gersey -- Hope Springs and Storms Dressed As Stars
Steve Kilbey -- all solo work
Isidore -- Isidore
Stephen Cummings -- Falling Swinger
David Lane Compass
Steve & Russell Kilbey -- Gilt Trip
Hex -- Hex
Halogen -- Save The Ones You Love
Sea Ray -- Stars At Noon
Sleepwell -- Sleepwell
Remy Zero Villa Elaine
The Church -- Heyday, Starfish, Priest = Aura, After Everything Now This, Beside Yourself, El Momento Descuidado, and although far from perfect, I do love and almost always listen to Gold Afternoon Fix straight though. (mostly with The Church I skip the songs with Marty or Peter on vocals. )

I tend to go through phases where I won't listen to a band for years, sometimes when I pick it back up to listen to, I still adore it, other times I can't figure out why I loved it so in the first place.

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Originally posted by XHendrix24
Am I the only one who doesn't skip songs when listening to any CD?
Another full-album listener here!

That said, here are some of my perfect picks:
Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
Beatles - Rubber Soul and Revolver
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom and Blood & Chocolate (both just a tiny inch better than Armed Forces )
Crowded House - Together Alone
Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
Thé Lau - De God Van Nederland
R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
The Scene - Open
Spearhead - Home
Tröckener Kecks - >tk
Urban Dance Squad - Mental Floss For The Globe
U2 - Achtung Baby and Zooropa

I can go on, but I don't want to devaluate the essence of the list.
And of course, I think I forgot about half of the albums qualified for the list.

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U2 - Achtung Baby
Pink Floyd - DSOTM/The Final Cut/ The Division Bell
Queen - Innuendo
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:24 AM   #19
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Originally posted by IWasBored
joe strummer & the mescaleros - streetcore

u2 - all that you can't leave behind, joshua tree

Good call........ATYCLB is perfect!
as are JT, HTDAAB and of course Achtung Baby.

Oasis - Definetely Maybe (yes....even Digsys Dinner was a good song)
Oasis - Standing on the shoulder of Giants
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Old 03-03-2005, 02:50 PM   #20
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1. Everybody Knows This is Nowhere--Neil Young
2. Achtung Baby--U2
3. Jerusalem -- Steve Earle
4. Couldn't Stand the Weather--SRV
5. Globe Sessions--Sheryl Crow
6. Time Fades Away--Neil Young

(No particular order)
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Old 03-03-2005, 03:10 PM   #21
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From the top of my head and in no particular order (except Achtung Baby will always be the most perfect album):

Achtung Baby, U2
Zooropa, U2
Pop, U2 ( a weak, perfect album if I can say that)
The Bends, Radiohead
OK Computer, Radiohead
August and Everything After, Counting Crows
Fumbling Towards Ecstacy, Sarah McLachlan
Grace, Jeff Buckley
Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, PJ Harvey
Reset EP, Mute Math
Horse Stories, The Dirty Three
Ocean Songs, The Dirty Three
Kind of Blue, Miles Davis
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Old 03-03-2005, 10:07 PM   #22
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Originally posted by u2popmofo

London Calling?

There are far too many albums I love every single song on. I dont want to make a half page list.....or do I?

"lover's rock". if that song wasn't on that cd, it would indeed be perfect. same with either version of the self-titled album minus "police & thieves".

london calling is one of my all-time favorite albums, and as far as u2 albums go, i prefer achtung baby to ATYCLB, hell some days i like october better than the joshua tree. "perfect" album doesn't mean much to me. i skip half the alkaline trio's "good mourning" album, and although i'd never say it's one of my favorites, i still would say i enjoy it a lot.

the stuff i listed is more like "albums where any song could be my favorite song".

which means if i listed the joshua tree, take it off. it can trip through someone else's wires.
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Joshua Tree, Achtung Baby, Revolver, Pet Sounds, London Calling, Blonde on Blonde, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, Hunky Dory, Led Zeppelin IV, The Houses of the Holy, Dark Side of the Moon, Who's Next, Pinkerton, Clarity, Beneath Medicine Tree, Diary, The Photo Album, Lifted..., Black Out, The Execution of All Things, The Moon Is Down, (Whats the Story) Morning Glory
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Old 03-03-2005, 11:26 PM   #24
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U2 - Achtung Baby, Joshua Tree, How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
Radiohead - OK Computer
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
The Police - Synchronicity
Oasis - Whats The Story Morning Glory
The Beatles - Abbey Road
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R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi
Nine Inch Nails - Pretty Hate Machine
Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
Pearl Jam - Ten
Pearl Jam - No Code
U2 - The Joshua Tree
U2 - Achtung Baby
Depeche Mode - Violator
Depeche Mode - Songs of Faith & Devotion

I could probably list more, but these are the main ones and I don't want my list to get gigantic. You can definitely see who my top five bands are!
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Old 03-04-2005, 01:24 AM   #26
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U2 - Achtung Baby
U2 - The Joshua Tree
U2 - The Unforgettable Fire

Morrissey - You Are The Quarry
Blur - 13
T.Rex - Electric Warrior
Pearl Jam - Ten
Neil Young - Ragged Glory
Neil Young - After The Goldrush
Neil Young - Harvest

Crowded House - Together Alone
Gavin Friday - Shag Tobacco
Beatles - White Album
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Great call on T Rex
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REM - Monster, Automatic
U2 - Actung Baby, Zooropa, Pop
Bush - 16 Stone, Razorblade Suitcase, The Science of Things
The Cat Empire - The Cat Empire
INXS - Live Baby Live, Welcome To Wherever You Are, Kick, X, etc lol
Hunters & Collectors - Cut, Ghost Nation
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Old 03-04-2005, 05:55 AM   #29
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u2:achtung baby
oasis: definetely maybe
coldplay: a rush of blood to the head
robbie williams:life thru a lens
supertramp:even in the quitest moments
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Depeche Mode - Violater
Tori Amos - Little EarthQuakes
Madonna - Ray of Light
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Jane's Addiction - Ritual de lo Habitual
Pixies - Trompe LeMond
The Cure - Staring at the Sea
The Cure - Wish
NIN - Broken
Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
Tom Petty - Full Moon fever
Pearl Jam - 10
Nirvana - MTV Unplugged
Violent Femmes - Why Do Birds Sing
Any u2 cd

There are probably countless others, but I can't recall off hand.

But those cds mentioned above are pure brilliance from opening note to closing note - IMHO

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