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Old 05-10-2020, 20:29
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I can sense more energy in Indian Summer but Design for Life is all about hopelessness.
I don't even think about covid, 2020 is shite even without it.
I've always thought of A Design for Life as a defiant song
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Old 05-10-2020, 22:28
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I've always thought of A Design for Life as a defiant song
I agree. I always thought A Design for Life's got some "I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea" (Fyodor Dostoevsky) attitude.
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Old 21-10-2020, 12:36
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Bastards! They've removed that video of the GATS Japanese shows from YouTube!
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Old 21-10-2020, 12:41
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Bastards! They've removed that video of the GATS Japanese shows from YouTube!
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Oh! PIECES of SLEEP!! Not Truth And... Pieces Of Sleep!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxzPLoVWG54
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Old 21-10-2020, 22:41
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If the Manics were to cover a Queen song, which one would it be?
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Old 22-10-2020, 01:46
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If the Manics were to cover a Queen song, which one would it be?

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Old 22-10-2020, 05:50
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Princes of the Universe sounds quite JDB-ish
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Old 22-10-2020, 08:45
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How about this for a gun to the head? Had to pick a unique number to log into bank
So picked the album numbers from KYE, THB, Lifeblood, JFPL and TIMTTMY.
But there we go! Wonder world of purchase power and I used Manics albums to decide.
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Old 22-10-2020, 16:32
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If the Manics were to cover a Queen song, which one would it be?
Somebody to Love.... oh, they've already done it (kind of)!
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Old 23-10-2020, 11:15
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If the Manics were to cover a Queen song, which one would it be?
Early glam-rock Manics would've made a great Liar cover.
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Old 23-10-2020, 13:14
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If the Manics were to cover a Queen song, which one would it be?
Tenement Funster was tailor (hahaha) made for James's voice!
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Old 28-10-2020, 00:36
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Doesn't this song sound a little like Concrete Fields?

Dennis' Twist - Tu dis que tu l'M
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Old 28-10-2020, 17:00
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Doesn't this song sound a little like Concrete Fields?

Dennis' Twist - Tu dis que tu l'M
Yes, I can definitely hear what you mean, nice.
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Old 28-10-2020, 21:45
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Hmm, can't quite see that one. Maybe the intro as a teaser though ...

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Princes of the Universe sounds quite JDB-ish
I get that. Yeah, in a Firefight sort of way.

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Somebody to Love.... oh, they've already done it (kind of)!
Clarify please!

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Early glam-rock Manics would've made a great Liar cover.
James multi-tracking like a demon ...

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Tenement Funster was tailor (hahaha) made for James's voice!
YES!
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