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Old 08-01-2019, 12:28
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Originally Posted by PaulTMA View Post
1985 is always mentioned as the single that should have been, but I'm not completely convinced. It ain't got a catchy chorus (then again, neither does Empty Souls). Maybe it could have worked but I can see why they passed on it.
Agreed - 'A Song for Departure' always struck me as the obvious single that never came from Lifeblood.
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Old 08-01-2019, 12:31
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Since SATT, I've resented the single choices ( as made by the band or record company or both). They essentially want to seesay "Look this band is still making songs like EMG and DFL, and you liked those didn't you!" rather than opting for songs that might widen the band's fan base. If you never listen to the albums, you'd just assume that the band are putting out the same record time and time again. I don't believe they do, but when you see singles like "It's not war", "International Blue" and "Indian Summer", I'd forgive someone for not giving the band the benefit of the doubt. I wish the third single would be reserved for some of the more heavy or experimental tracks which showcase either the band's creative edge or musicianship rather than repeating the same message with diminishing returns.

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Old 08-01-2019, 12:45
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"It's not War" is probably their worst ever single, never mind it being the lead single! Another DFL rehash. They really did miss a big song for PFAYM. But even a fantastic lead single wouldn't have saved it. Their worst ever album surely?
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