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Old 08-26-2005, 08:12 AM   #21
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New school, definitely. Their older stuff is sooo uneven and even Blood Sugar Sex Magic has way too much filler for my taste. But the last two albums are great.
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I attended the same high school as some of the members (and some who left to join other bands or who are no longer with us). They were about 3-4 years ahead of me...
They went to school??

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They went to school??

Yes, the same one in Los Angeles. Hillel Slovak died of an overdose I believe sometime during the 80s. Jack Irons drummer for Pearl Jam for a time, I think. I can't remember the details. I remember with Anthony emceed the talent show one year...
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I really, really like By The Way, I think it's the record U2 wished they had made with HTDAAB. Rich harmonies, great choruses and melodies and tight pop/rock songs. One of the best albums I've heard in the last 5 years. John Frusciante is the man.

And I'd say the last 4 albums are clearly their best work starting with Blood Sugar. Even if you put Blood Sugar in the old school, I'd still give the nod to new school. The last 2 are classics, By the Way is outstanding and Californication is very good as well. I even like One Hot Minute, it has some stellar stuff on it, Dave Navarro's last good album. Not as cohesive and a couple of turds, but I still like it.

I only like Mothers Milk outside of that and tend to think that Anthony Keidis was pretty crap until that album.
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Old school, new school...who cares, I just wish they'd release a new album soon.



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