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Old 12-15-2017, 06:43 PM   #921
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Yeah I'm thinking this may be a viewpoint down under that is not held by too many folks in the first world.
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I still disagree. My friends are those exact middle-aged casual listeners. I work at a place full of them. And when U2 was in town, they all clamored for tickets and talked about how important it was, how meaningful, to have a chance to see legends. At a lunchroom discussion, hair bands are still seen as a joke.

And they're not middle-aged, but my teenage students can tell the difference too. One day I put on Bon Jovi for some reason, and there was a lot of laughing and OMGs. When we listen to U2, I hear a lot about how "My parents love them!" Not the case with Bon Jovi.
Both Axver and myself are in our late 20s (well, mid-20s for me ) and there is no sympathy whatsoever. There's none of what you're talking about. They are completely synonymous I find. Is that fair/right? Fuck no, but it's the truth.
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It's like some of you have never been to a pub with a cover band cranking out Livin' on a Prayer to a crowd of 45 year old men.
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"Who buys U2 records anyway? It's just music for plumbers and bricklayers. Bono, what a slob. You'd think with all that climbing about he does, he'd look real fit and that. But he's real fat, y'know. Reminds me of a soddin' mountain goat."
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It's like some of you have never been to a pub with a cover band cranking out Livin' on a Prayer to a crowd of 45 year old men.


Who goes to pubs filled with 45 year old men?
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Axver apparently.
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It's like some of you have never been to a pub with a cover band cranking out Livin' on a Prayer to a crowd of 45 year old men.


Yeah, nope. And I’m 40.
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Who goes to pubs filled with 45 year old men?


I don't know about you, but I've got older relatives who like to take visitors like me to their local.

And aren't you a 40-something year old man?
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I don't know about you, but I've got older relatives who like to take visitors like me to their local.

And aren't you a 40-something year old man?


Yes, but I’m usually one of the older in a mixed crowd of men and women. It wasn’t to be taken seriously, it just wouldn’t be too commonplace here to find a bar full of mostly over 40 men.
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It's like some of you have never been to a pub with a cover band cranking out Livin' on a Prayer to a crowd of 45 year old men.


I have witnessed this on multiple occasions, I’m sorry to say.
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Random Music Talk CXXI: Not this time, Crappy

I witnessed it once and never went back to that bar. Also included was Piano Man or Rocket Man (i forgot which), and like 5 different Dave Matthews Band covers.
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Yeah it's safe to say I haven't been back to those pubs, except the one in the town where my mum and stepdad live because it's the only boozer there. You can see a real cross-section of people dancing to a cover band cranking out bad eighties and nineties hits there, let me tell you. Their chicken parma also sucks.
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literally every second drinking establishment in nova scotia is what axver described. the other half is 50% sports bars and 50% meat markets for the college students.

but most places you can go into a pub and hear a shitty cover band and holy hell does a bon jovi song from a semi decent cover band get the crowd going. so do bryan adams covers though. U2 gets about the same reaction.

must be a commonwealth thing.
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best song the smashing pumpkins ever made

edit: this whole show is pretty awesome actually:

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Nothing quite so sad as listening to A Rush of Blood to the Head and realising how shit Coldplay have become.
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Still their best, but the songwriting gets a bit more sophisticated on Rush of Blood. Some truly gorgeous tunes.
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POP2 is the best album/mixtape I’ve heard in over two yeeeears
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This Julien Baker album is really on the nose, yeah? A little bit of abstraction thrown in there would have gone a long way.
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It’s the opposite for me. It feels significantly more powerful due to her direct, raw and unflinching lyrics.
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