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bmack86
03-31-2007, 02:00 PM
Who's heard it? What d'you think?
I like it quite a bit. Every bit as good as Alligator for me.

full on idle
03-31-2007, 02:10 PM
I think it sounds like the National.

Yabs likes it.

Yablonowitz
03-31-2007, 05:39 PM
I do. I need to listen more. But definitely a very good album.

Jenniehoo
03-31-2007, 06:40 PM
Can Greg and Tom stop being the same person, please? I know I'm new here - but Jesus, it's freaking me out.

miscorrections
03-31-2007, 06:49 PM
don't have it yet, i need to get my shit together.
but chances are i'll love it.

downingthief
09-19-2007, 08:53 AM
Bump!
This thread needs some more love.


"Start a War" is my current favorite tune.

That is all...

orbit
09-19-2007, 09:12 AM
The National and Blonde Redhead for Coachella next year.

I don't care about the headliners.

bballarl
09-19-2007, 09:16 AM
Fake Empire is an amazing tune.

downingthief
09-19-2007, 09:34 AM
The National and Blonde Redhead for Coachella next year.

I don't care about the headliners.

That would be sweet. I missed BR last year.

Courtney
09-19-2007, 02:34 PM
Slow Show. for reals. even though it sort of sucks a little bit when they play it live.

downingthief
09-19-2007, 02:44 PM
Slow Show. for reals. even though it sort of sucks a little bit when they play it live.

Why does it suck live?

Courtney
09-19-2007, 02:53 PM
Why does it suck live?

I'm not sure exactly. But I've seen them perform it at two shows, and both times were underwhelming despite it being my favorite song on the album. I think part of it is that there was a large drunken/talkative contingent present at both the Los Angeles and New York South Street Seaport shows, and the song is quiet in the beginning so it can really suffer from background noise. Also I feel like there's more of a crescendo or something different on the album version than they play live?

In any case, the audience definitely responds better to something like Fake Empire.

downingthief
09-19-2007, 03:17 PM
I'm not sure exactly. But I've seen them perform it at two shows, and both times were underwhelming despite it being my favorite song on the album. I think part of it is that there was a large drunken/talkative contingent present at both the Los Angeles and New York South Street Seaport shows, and the song is quiet in the beginning so it can really suffer from background noise. Also I feel like there's more of a crescendo or something different on the album version than they play live?

In any case, the audience definitely responds better to something like Fake Empire.

Ok, I totally get that. Same thing for me when I hear Death Cab do Transatlanticism.

i_like_cake530
09-19-2007, 03:33 PM
Fake Empire is an amazing tune.

i agree...thats gotta be my favorite on that album.