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Old 04-26-2003, 02:24 AM   #1
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Jakob Dylan = underrated lyricist. Wallflowers = underrated band

I just have to put in a plug for the Wallflowers... if 'One Headlight' is all you know, then you're seriously missing out. (although it's a good f*cking song too)

They have put out four really strong records, especially Breach and Bringing Down the Horse. The songs are filled with fantastic melodies and some truly extraordinary lyrics, not too dissimilar to Springsteen in some respects.

It would be unfair to dismiss these guys as pop rock, there is really something special about their songs.
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i totally agree. i listened to bringing down the horse every day for an entire summer some years back. and jakob dylan is really quite a writer.

easy on the eyes, too
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easy on the eyes, too

haha yeah the ladies always seem to have a thing for him. Something about blue eyes I guess
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well hes bob's son, obviously his lyrics CANT suck that bad. i mean, it would be impossible really.
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Love the Wallflowers. I had Bringind Down the Horse on tape when it first came out and listened to it so much I wore the thing out. I have Breach, also. Good stuff.



(And yes, those eyes LOL)
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Bringing down the horse is quality, I havent liked anything by them since....
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Yay Wallflowers!

Bringing Down the Horse was amazing. I never got around to picking up Breach, although I think ended up downloading a large part of the songs. "I've Been Delivered"

Does anyone have the latest: Red Letter Days?

And, for the record: Jakob Dylan





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I picked up Red Letter Days when it came out, and was not dissapointed. Their sound has evolved and Jakob continues to astound. There's a couple real hard-rockers on there too... ("Everybody out of the Water" was a big surprise.)
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I really like the wallflowers, and i'm looking to get an album after just having some various songs that i've liked on cd, like difference and when you're on top...i don't know which cd to get though. i'm thinking of getting red letter days because i tend to work backwards with all the bands i get into, from u2 to sister hazel...you know, get the newest album and then get all the other ones. I'm not sure though....

But jakob dylan certainly is easy on the eyes....
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Red Letter Days is a good place to start...
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Red Letter Days is a good place to start...
Cool! Thanks!
Now i just have to find some cash to spare to go get it (just splurged on the best of dvd! )
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I traded in Bringing Down the Horse a few months ago just becauase I never listened to it anymore.

But I really liked "6th Avenue Heartache."
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*adds Red Letter Days to must-have list
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*adds Red Letter Days to must-have list

great choice!
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I haven't heard their latest but I love the first two. One Headlight has some excellent lyrics.
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