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Old 08-10-2002, 04:21 PM   #1
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"Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk", do you like it?

I downloaded this Fly b-side last night. It wasn't what I was expecting at all but I like it. The chanting is cool. It's a pretty different song for the band. A+ on tasteful experimentation.

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Old 08-10-2002, 04:25 PM   #2
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I love this and I think it is a song that is over looked!!!
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Old 08-10-2002, 05:27 PM   #3
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Never heard It

I think the tittle of the song is great so my spectations of this song are high... Dunno why Check my sig
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Old 08-10-2002, 10:06 PM   #4
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The song was originally written for a London theatre production of "A Clockwork Orange." It's pretty cool...a lot better than most of the instrumentals on the Passengers album.
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A little more hard-core sounding than Passengers but would fit on there.
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Old 08-10-2002, 11:07 PM   #6
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it's ok, nothing exciting, love that movie though, and the title should be, Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk Corova (because that's what the gang drank, milk laced with drugs to sharpen them up for a bit of the "ultraviolence")
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Old 08-11-2002, 04:45 PM   #7
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Actually, Korova was the name of the bar. Officially, it was "The Korova Milk Bar".
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Old 08-11-2002, 08:03 PM   #8
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off subject, Newsradio is a great show

I pulled this quote off of someone's webpage, remember it?

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I was a bit surprised by the opening when I first heard of it. Weird, but nice.
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LOOOOVE this tune - when I first discovered it, I played it incessantly for about 3 months....sure wish they'd had a chance to expand more on the background music for the play before they got nipped in the bud, and ADIH was all that came out of it.....

i always thought that ADIH would fit on the Passengers CD as well....much as I love Bonos' voice, I would love for them to do a few more purely instrumental songs.
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Old 08-12-2002, 12:32 AM   #11
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can't say I hate it,
but to say I like it would be too positive

I agree with Wanderer,
nothing special
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Old 08-12-2002, 12:39 PM   #12
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I like it, but it's no Ludwig Van, if you catch my drift.
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I that song!
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Old 08-12-2002, 01:58 PM   #14
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Actually, Korova was the name of the bar. Officially, it was "The Korova Milk Bar".
I like it...especially with the Russian name and all.
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Old 08-12-2002, 11:09 PM   #15
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yes, it was the Milk Korova Bar, and they drank "milk korova" as Alex called it, don't take my word for it...
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i think its a good experimental b side fit for a film
fancy that huh?

i like to listen to it while drifting off to sleep
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