View Poll Results: What post-London Calling album is best?

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  • Kid A by Radiohead

    30 32.61%
  • Remain In Light by the Talking Heads

    15 16.30%
  • Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth

    7 7.61%
  • Doolittle by The Pixies

    19 20.65%
  • Purple Rain by Prince

    12 13.04%
  • Nevermind by Nirvana

    14 15.22%
  • Loveless by My Bloody Valentine

    15 16.30%
  • Stankonia by Outkast

    3 3.26%
  • Silent Shout by The Knife

    7 7.61%
  • Other (See flame below)

    17 18.48%
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    Default Best Album since London Calling?

    There is no debate re: London Calling as the greatest album of all time.

    Instead we can debate what post '79 album is 'best.' Multiple voting, etc.
    Last edited by shermanoaksyo; 06-06-2010 at 10:16 PM.

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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Will Smith, Willenium

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    Greatest album of all time? I dont think that title really exists.
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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Really? Of all OutKast albums, Stankonia? Come on now.
    8/31 - Sleep - Troubadour (?)
    9/05 - The Rentals - Fonda (?)
    9/11 - Swans - Roxy
    9/13 - Owen Pallett - El Rey (?)
    9/17 - Buzzcocks - Fonda (?)


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    Nine inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Quote Originally Posted by lunatic core View Post
    Nine inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
    I might go with that one. It's a hard choice ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Really? Of all OutKast albums, Stankonia? Come on now.
    Fine, just vote for Stank and then write "My Stankonia vote = an Aquemini vote you moron" in reply to this post.

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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    hard choice between kid A and nevermind, but had to go with nevermind. can't forget your roots

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    Quote Originally Posted by the choice cat View Post
    hard choice between kid A and nevermind, but had to go with nevermind. can't forget your roots
    In that case, Things Fall Apart
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    Remain in Light. C'mon y'all.
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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Quote Originally Posted by shermanoaksyo View Post
    There is no debate re: London Calling as the greatest album of all time.

    Instead we can debate what post '79 album is 'best.' Multiple voting, etc.
    London Calling didn't come out til 1980 in the US. just an FYI. And it is, indeed, the greatest album of all time, and in fact one of the greatest achievements in the history of humans.


    I also voted Remain in Light although there are a number of excellent choices on that list. (and several that aren't). Pavement, Public Enemy, U2 and The Replacements could all have been nominated.
    Last edited by TomAz; 06-07-2010 at 09:15 AM.
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    Joe Strummers preachy voice makes me want to puke.

    All he ever did was sing about the songs he was singing...its absolute rubbish.

    London Calling is un-fucking-listenable

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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Also your "best album since" list doesn't include:

    Slanted Enchanted by Pavement
    Aeroplane Over The Sea by NMH
    anything by daniel johnston
    nor OK Computer which is certainly better than Kid A

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    Also I would include

    Fever Ray
    Lifted
    Digital Ash
    Fevers and Mirrors
    Funeral
    Shut Up I'm Dreaming

    And no Daft Punk?????

    Fuck this Poll.

    And fuck Joe Strummers pretentious excuse for music.

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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    London Calling is un-fucking-listenable
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    Also your "best album since" list doesn't include:
    anything by daniel johnston
    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    Also I would include

    Digital Ash


    And no Daft Punk?????


    I have lint stuck to the bottom of my socks that is smarter than you are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    I have lint stuck to the bottom of my socks that is smarter than you are.
    Sorry I hurt your feelings...but IMO the clash ruined whatever good there was in punk.

    Daniel Johnston = prolific emotional genius

    Joe Strummer = Hard on who took his lame work too seriously

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    Joe Strummers preachy voice makes me want to puke.

    All he ever did was sing about the songs he was singing...its absolute rubbish.

    London Calling is un-fucking-listenable
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    Quote Originally Posted by FoxeyLady View Post
    Note to disregard everything you say. Ever.
    You don't have to agree with me, its just my opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    Joe Strummers preachy voice makes me want to puke.

    All he ever did was sing about the songs he was singing...its absolute rubbish.

    London Calling is un-fucking-listenable
    die. choking on a bag of dicks preferably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    How old were you when punk was around? in 1978, in 1979? were you even born yet?
    Quote Originally Posted by JustSteve View Post
    die. choking on a bag of dicks preferably.
    You're going up against the two biggest Clash supporters on this board in this very thread. You're not gonna win, BAIB.
    8/31 - Sleep - Troubadour (?)
    9/05 - The Rentals - Fonda (?)
    9/11 - Swans - Roxy
    9/13 - Owen Pallett - El Rey (?)
    9/17 - Buzzcocks - Fonda (?)


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    You're going up against the two biggest Clash supporters on this board in this very thread. You're not gonna win, BAIB.
    Two of the three, sir.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stuporfly View Post
    Two of the three, sir.
    Noted.
    8/31 - Sleep - Troubadour (?)
    9/05 - The Rentals - Fonda (?)
    9/11 - Swans - Roxy
    9/13 - Owen Pallett - El Rey (?)
    9/17 - Buzzcocks - Fonda (?)


    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I finally made it through a listen of Sun Kil Moon - Benji and had put it on maybe 4 times til I could finally feel mentally like, "just fuck it just let this guy blabber on" while I'm doing paperwork .
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    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    Joe Strummers preachy voice makes me want to puke.

    All he ever did was sing about the songs he was singing...its absolute rubbish.

    London Calling is un-fucking-listenable
    i hope you get butt fucked by 7 homeless guys this weekend,rubbish is list of bands you listed , i know its yer opinion,but i dont think you know anything about the clash or joe strummer

    either way i hope you get herpes on yer butthole

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    How old were you when punk was around? in 1978, in 1979? were you even born yet?

    also, how old were you when you were dropped on your head?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    How old were you when punk was around? in 1978, in 1979? were you even born yet?
    I was born in 82...way after Beethoven but must I not have an opinion on him either?? Seems like a mute point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayAreaIsBetter View Post
    I was born in 82...way after Beethoven but must I not have an opinion on him either?? Seems like a mute point.
    I can't tell if you're being hilariously clever or hilariously stupid here. The line was obscured somewhere in your past posts.
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    True. Stupidity is timeless. "mute point".
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    Ahhhh poor joe strummer

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    also, daft punk is about as artful and interesting as a can of cheez whiz.
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    Default Re: Best Album since London Calling?

    You suggested "Digital Ash in a Digital Urn" deserves consideration as one of the best albums -- no, the best album -- of the past 25 years. Everything you say needs to be viewed in that context.
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