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    Default Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    This band just pisses me off for some reason.

    Either sing or don't sing, but don't give me this half-assed bullshit they try to pull off. Fuck this band.

    And just what sound are they trying to go with? Nu-hipster indie?

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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    I couldn't make it through 10 seconds of whatever it was I heard before becoming bored, but I have a low tolerance for this sort of thing.

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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    I can only take them in small doses. It's all so... tepid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazzz2007 View Post

    Either sing or don't sing, but don't give me this half-assed bullshit they try to pull off. Fuck this band.
    Must suck to have a gun stuck to your head as you're forced to listen to them.

    There there.....good thing you can post a message on a forum to cry about it and say, "fuck 'em". I am sure that makes it all better.

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    to answer your question, yes.
    Let me see what you're workin with

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    they are completely unlistenable.

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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    this thread inspired me to listen to the album (again)
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    I'm with you. I just don't get it.

    Not on the xx wagon.
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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    Nor am I...it'll pass by, just give it a few months. I hope.
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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    Just checked them out this week and i'm really enjoying it so far! They're sort of a minimalist, minor-key New Order with half-spoken call and response vocals. The guitar at least really reminds me of Hooky's basslines.

    Not for everyone. That's cool.

    Quote Originally Posted by crazzz2007 View Post
    And just what sound are they trying to go with? Nu-hipster indie?
    This is just a stupid fucking thing to say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nil_by_mouth View Post
    Must suck to have a gun stuck to your head as you're forced to listen to them.

    There there.....good thing you can post a message on a forum to cry about it and say, "fuck 'em". I am sure that makes it all better.
    You fucking moron. Have you never listened to music you haven't liked? Was there a fucking gun stuck to your head while you were listening to that music? Do you decide that you like or dislike a particular band BEFORE listening to their music? I mean, is there any other way to form an opinion about a band OTHER THAN listening to the band?

    Do you fucking think before you post? Stupid fucking moron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JebusLives View Post

    Not for everyone. That's cool.


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    It's a minimal album, very few elements. It's like the sexy aural version of one-bowl cupcakes.
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    Love them!
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    so I assume you've never been cunt punched at a festival? Well lucky you!

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    Yeah they're kinda boring.

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    Patience is a virtue.
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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    From first listen, they're just boring.

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    This CD keeps growing on me. I enjoy their minimalist sound.
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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    I've never heard of them. So I can't say too much yet'
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazzz2007 View Post
    You fucking moron. Have you never listened to music you haven't liked? Was there a fucking gun stuck to your head while you were listening to that music? Do you decide that you like or dislike a particular band BEFORE listening to their music? I mean, is there any other way to form an opinion about a band OTHER THAN listening to the band?

    Do you fucking think before you post? Stupid fucking moron.
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    I loved Bedhead and now I like XX.
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    not a fan here.
    it's not the band i hate, it's their fans.

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    Default Re: Am I the only one who can't stand The xx?

    There are a whole slew of bands/artists who sorta half-sing, half-complain. I LOVE Beck, but he's rarely putting much strain on his vocal chords.

    That said, I don't get bands like The xx as major festival draws - they're laid-back, not particularly butt-shakingly danceable, and not loud. I'd rather see a mildly irritating guitar band (some would say Wolfmother qualifies, but I dig them) on an outdoor stage than this type of band... unless they had amazing charisma (like Beck) or a great stage show (like the Flaming Lips).

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    Crazzz2007, put the gun down and gently back away. There must be someone who still loves you. Find a happy place.

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    This band sounds like a highschool basement tribute to The Cure's Seventeen Seconds.

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    To all XX haters out there: this was one of the best debuts of the year. A must see at coachella this year. Great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by miscorrections View Post
    It's a minimal album, very few elements. It's like the sexy aural version of one-bowl cupcakes.
    I had never considered that there could be multi-bowl cupcakes before. But I guess that's what one has to do to get mottled/layered, is that right?
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    I like what I've heard. I need to listen to more of the album.
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    I heard the live show sucks without the girl.

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    I have no desire to see them live. Their album is strictly for in bed sexy time listening.

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