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Old 28-09-2021, 20:00
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Given that TUVL had genuinely grown on me (for the most part) and that there are albums I havenít listened to in years, Iím thinking Iím going to do a complete listen through for the first time in a very long time. I suspect there may be some significant changes to my album rankings after that!
I did this recently and it was great, i can't remember the last time i listened to all their albums back to back. My next mission is listening to the b-sides and non-album tracks for each era, probably not everything but a good chunk.
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Old 04-10-2021, 19:25
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Given that TUVL had genuinely grown on me (for the most part) and that there are albums I haven’t listened to in years, I’m thinking I’m going to do a complete listen through for the first time in a very long time. I suspect there may be some significant changes to my album rankings after that!
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So I’ve been doing this since TUVL and the results are kinda wild but honest.
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I did this recently and it was great, i can't remember the last time i listened to all their albums back to back. My next mission is listening to the b-sides and non-album tracks for each era, probably not everything but a good chunk.
Okay, so I’ve completed my relisten and there have indeed been some changes! But it will surprise none of you to learn that PFAYM remains an album I can’t bloody stand. Having said that, I do have a new appreciation for that era’s b-sides, especially “Lost Voices”. Always liked that one but now I reckon it’s the best thing from that entire era. Reminds me in equal measure of “Are Mothers Saints” and “Black Garden” but I can’t put my finger on exactly what parts.

Anyway…my new 2021 rankings;

1. The Holy Bible
2. Journal For Plague Lovers
3. This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
4. Everything Must Go
5. Generation Terrorists
6. Lifeblood
7. Futurology
8. Gold Against The Soul
9. Know Your Enemy
10. Send Away The Tigers
11. The Ultra Vivid Lament
12. Resistance Is Futile
13. Rewind The Film
14. Postcards From A Young Man
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Old 04-10-2021, 20:09
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GATS
KYE
JFPL
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FUTUROLOGY
RTF
RIF
PFAYM

I haven't listened to The Holy Bible since the tour.
But I still think it's the greatest record ever.
It's too dark for me too listen to anymore and I think it had a genuinely bad effect on my mental health when I was a kid.

I've got a feeling TUVL might go up the rankings next year.
It's their most melodic record and I can't stop listening to it.
When we look back in years to come I think it might finish top 3 or 4 once it's sunk in completely.

Lifeblood is one of their most played albums for me.
Perfect night time listening.
Cardiff Afterlife is a perfect closing track.
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Old 05-10-2021, 06:28
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1- THB
2- Futurology
3- TIMTTMY
4- EMG
5- JFPL
6- Lifeblood
7- GATS
8- Rewind the Film
9- GT
10- KYE
11- TUVL
12- PFAYM
13- RIF
14- SATT

urgh i hate this game but cant help play lol

the last 3 shake and mix...

I'm still loving TUVL but i fear it's running out of steam...Anyone else??????
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Old 09-10-2021, 10:08
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I was curious if a few weeks would make any difference to my rankings, soooo...

Lifeblood
The Holy Bible
Futurology
Journal For Plague Lovers
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
Rewind The Film
Generation Terrorists
Everything Must Go
Even In Exile
The Great Western
Gold Against The Soul
I Killed The Zeitgeist
The Ultra Vivid Lament
Send Away The Tigers
Know Your Enemy
Postcards From A Young Man
Resistance Is Futile

...there you go. The top six and bottom two feel set in stone, but the rest are jumping all over the place. Clearly attending half a dozen gigs has improved the standing of TUVL and Generation Terrorists. Feel like TUVL will drop back down a bit once the gig memories have faded. Can't for the life of me explain why EMG and Zeitgeist have swapped places, or why Tigers has crept so far up, but what can you do.

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Lifeblood
The Holy Bible
Futurology
Journal For Plague Lovers
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
Rewind The Film
Send Away The Tigers
I Killed The Zeitgeist
The Great Western
Even In Exile

Gold Against The Soul
Everything Must Go
Generation Terrorists
Know Your Enemy
The Ultra Vivid Lament
Postcards From A Young Man
Resistance Is Futile
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Old 09-10-2021, 10:43
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Old 09-10-2021, 16:43
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I find it very difficult to rank as almost all of their albums are of very high quality. Tigers may be my least favourite, but it is still a good album. PFAYM I thought was Tigers done right.

Tomorrow this List could be different, but here goes -

1. The Holy Bible
2. Everything Must Go
3. Futurology
4. This is My Truth
5. Know Your Enemy
6.Journal for Plague Lovers
7. Resistance is Futile
8. The Ultra Vivid Lament
9. Gold Against the Soul
10. Lifeblood
11. Rewind the Film
12. Postcards from a Young Man
13. Generation Terrorists
14. Send Away the Tigers
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