The Pipettes? - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Lemonade Stand > Lemonade Stand Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-29-2006, 11:18 PM   #1
Refugee
 
XHendrix24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 1,496
Local Time: 08:45 AM
The Pipettes?

I've seen absolutely no discussion of this band in here. I am slightly appauled, considering the fact that their self-titled was possibly the most fun album of the year (well, either that or St. Elsewhere).

Think 1960's Phil Spector-esque girl group pop with a slight indie twist to it. Bouncy basslines, glorious string sections, the works. "Pull Shapes" is easily one of the best singles of the year, along with the other singles from the album.

Certainly SOMEONE else here has heard of them?
__________________

__________________
XHendrix24 is offline  
Old 12-29-2006, 11:53 PM   #2
Blue Crack Distributor
 
corianderstem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Seattle
Posts: 63,720
Local Time: 05:45 AM
I've heard of them!

I read a lot of hype about them before I heard any of their songs. A few of them were pretty fun ("Pull Shapes," "It Hurts To See You Dance So Well"), but after 2 or 3 songs, it got a little old.

__________________

__________________
corianderstem is offline  
Old 12-29-2006, 11:57 PM   #3
ONE
love, blood, life
 
yertle-the-turtle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: York, UK and Singapore
Posts: 11,750
Local Time: 09:45 PM
I was going to write about Victoria Bergsman but then I realized she's in the Concretes, not the Pipettes.

But yes, I've heard nothing but good things about them. Have a friend who raves about them a lot.
__________________
yertle-the-turtle is offline  
Old 12-30-2006, 12:46 AM   #4
Blue Crack Addict
 
Laura M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 18,932
Local Time: 02:45 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by corianderstem
I've heard of them!

A few of them were pretty fun ("Pull Shapes," "It Hurts To See You Dance So Well"), but after 2 or 3 songs, it got a little old.
I've listened to the album a few times and it's okay. I feel the same way about The Magic Numbers. One or two songs are alright but after that it feels like you've heard everything.
__________________
Laura M is offline  
Old 12-30-2006, 01:28 AM   #5
Rock n' Roll Doggie
ALL ACCESS
 
Jack In The Box's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Mexico
Posts: 7,697
Local Time: 07:45 AM
they rock! they're so damn funny

"We're the Pipettes" is the best opening track ever, really

great album, nice arrangements, beautiful vocal harmony, catchy tunes and The Cassettes rock too
__________________
Jack In The Box is offline  
Old 12-30-2006, 04:15 AM   #6
Rock n' Roll Doggie
Band-aid
 
lmjhitman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: tbtf
Posts: 4,317
Local Time: 07:45 AM
i've been recommending 'pull shapes' to like, everyone.

__________________
lmjhitman is offline  
Old 12-30-2006, 02:50 PM   #7
Halloweenhead
Forum Moderator
 
Bonochick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Cherry Lane
Posts: 40,816
Local Time: 09:45 AM

I've read nothing but good things about them in the magazines. I've been meaning to check them out.
__________________

__________________
"Knight in shining Zubaz."

Bonochick [at] interference.com
Bonochick is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com