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Old 25-04-2018, 20:19
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Old 25-04-2018, 21:18
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I’m surprised this has gone without comment, but Concrete Fields is pretty bad.
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Old 25-04-2018, 21:22
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The song also samples 'Seasons in the Sun' by Terry Jacks/Poppy Family.
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Old 25-04-2018, 21:37
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I’m surprised this has gone without comment, but Concrete Fields is pretty bad.
Not really on topic... ? Wrong thread mate. Though you'd be forgiven for wondering what this thread is for anymore lol.
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Old 25-04-2018, 21:44
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Concrete Fields is ok. It's got charm as a straight forward Nicky track and the middle eight is fun.
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Old 25-04-2018, 21:47
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I’m surprised this has gone without comment, but Concrete Fields is pretty bad.
Quite the opposite, in fact. This is a great track and i would probably put it in the top half of my resistance is futile ratings list.

I don't see the problem with sampling seasons in the sun either, it works well.

ETA: the backing vocals (wayne, apparently) on that seasons in the sun bit? Lovely! Not forgetting the charming piano solo.
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Old 26-04-2018, 17:52
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Quite the opposite, in fact. This is a great track and i would probably put it in the top half of my resistance is futile ratings list.

I don't see the problem with sampling seasons in the sun either, it works well.

ETA: the backing vocals (wayne, apparently) on that seasons in the sun bit? Lovely! Not forgetting the charming piano solo.
the piano solo is ace
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Old 27-04-2018, 16:04
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The very end of the guitar solo in Mirror Gaze reminds me of Gillette razor ads for some reason... 'the best a man(ic) can get'.
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Old 27-04-2018, 16:07
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Old 27-04-2018, 19:16
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Would love some popcorn if there's any left.
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Old 27-04-2018, 19:42
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Could I also request some Friday night popcorn, please?
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Old 27-04-2018, 21:19
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Old 30-04-2018, 07:40
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Genuinely starting to think that Mirror Gaze is one of their best tracks in ages. Surely the new Prologue to History but even more inexplicable because it would have fitted the album perfectly. What were they thinking in relegating this to the Japan bonus tracks ?
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Old 01-05-2018, 21:47
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This one another puzzler I must say, Mirror Gaze is one of the very best songs from the new tracks, how this was decided upon to not take its place on the album proper but be a Japanese bonus is beyond me. Loved it on first airing! I think Holding Patterns is damn good also.

Mirror Gaze and Soundtrack to Complete Withdrawal are excellent, two of their best, both relegated to bonus status. However, like Prologue to History and countless others, they are as visible as any album track to us fans.
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Old 27-05-2018, 13:45
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Manics are the worst judges of their own songs.
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