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Old 02-08-2017, 15:38
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It's a great album, but I can't listen to it - reminds me of my granddad too much and feels like a kick in the heart everytime I hear it.
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Old 02-08-2017, 18:30
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Still love it. Got the promo with the Captain Beefheart sample at the start of As Holy As The Soil before it got cut from the commercial release. Wonder why they did that again after Little Baby Nothing, not hanging back and waiting for authorisation.
Hmm hmm... posted something in Sound and Vision about this cap Beefheart version...

Loved that intro, really adds a lot to the running order.

RTF is great, but too sad and reminds me of too much shit to listen to often
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Old 06-08-2017, 08:24
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As a number of others have pointed out, RTF really is the perfect Sunday morning Manics album.

It is a little too uncomfortably melancholic for me otherwise.
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Old 07-08-2017, 21:31
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Yes, still on my favorite mp3 player, and it won't be deleted anytime soon.
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Old 08-08-2017, 07:49
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At the time it was released I made my own version of the album mixing the finished songs and the demo versions I liked best. I might go back and listen to that track listing again.

But as many have said above, it came out at a weird time in my life (which of course is no fault of the band!) and so I don't know if I need to go there again.

It's weird how much I/we associate Manics albums with periods of our lives. The band hate Lifeblood, but it came out at a magical time in my life (Winter 2004 was the best winter) and so I love listening to it. I guess that is the beauty of music.
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