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    WTF is with all this Bruce Springsteen shit? I'm tempted to listen to the album...
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    I'm not qualified in any way to even begin composing a list like that.

    But this is fucking awesome.

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    Sure you are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JamesMills View Post
    So does this mean that you support it / don't support it or that you're in the same boat of ignorant incredulity as myself?
    Mostly the last one. I'm okay with it and can't justify my own opinion on the album much. Definitely deserves another spin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Fuzz View Post
    WTF is with all this Bruce Springsteen shit? I'm tempted to listen to the album...
    Seriously?

    And to think my intial concern was for whomever it was that was popping off about the Beach Boys being overrated!

    For the record, Revolver is the correct answer to all of these questions: best Beatles album, best '60s album, best album ever. This is one area where the Rolling Stones and assorted boomer critics of the world manage to get it correct: the top ten or so albums of all time are basically all going to come from the 1965 - 1969 era.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    This is one area where the Rolling Stones and assorted boomer critics of the world manage to get it correct: the top ten or so albums of all time are basically all going to come from the 1965 - 1969 era.
    I completely agree.
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    Bruce Springsteen, Talking Heads, Beach Boys, Public Enemy, and The Clash don't belong in any top ten.
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    Wait a second, how did we let this list slide with entirely omitting Bian Eno? Another Green World would easily make my top 30.

    And no Herbie too...

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    I don't know why people feel that no one has made an album as good as anything in the 60s. Just because it came first doesn't mean it was the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofhal View Post
    Without looking, I'm guessing Steve McQueen? It's an excellent album.
    Yep. It was weird to see something I had never even heard of before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psycobetabuckdown View Post
    I don't know why people feel that no one has made an album as good as anything in the 60s. Just because it came first doesn't mean it was the best.
    You're right. The fact that nothing else has come out since that is better is why.
    5/15 - Muse - Mayan
    5/23 - Ceremony - Echoplex (?)
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    5/27 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Warner Grand (?)
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    Do they give this list without clicking through a thousand pages? I would like a simple 1-100 list plz.

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    The list sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    You're right. The fact that nothing else has come out since that is better is why.
    Not true. No one will ever be better than the Beatles, right? Because the Beatles are the consensus posterboy for what a pop/rock song should sound like, and no one else has taken that away from them.

    But so what? OK Computer is better than most of their albums. I'm not saying Radiohead's better than the Beatles, but we're acting like the Beatles and everyone from that era is untouchable. I think humans are capable of bettering and outdoing themselves, and maybe they already have and we're just blind to it.
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    But so what? OK Computer is better than most of their albums. I'm not saying Radiohead's better than the Beatles, but we're acting like the Beatles and everyone from that era is untouchable. I think humans are capable of bettering and outdoing themselves, and maybe they already have and we're just blind to it.
    I agree with that for the most part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by psycobetabuckdown View Post
    Not true. No one will ever be better than the Beatles, right? Because the Beatles are the consensus posterboy for what a pop/rock song should sound like, and no one else has taken that away from them.

    But so what? OK Computer is better than most of their albums. I'm not saying Radiohead's better than the Beatles, but we're acting like the Beatles and everyone from that era is untouchable. I think humans are capable of bettering and outdoing themselves, and maybe they already have and we're just blind to it.
    Good point. And take Elvis for instance. The king's legacy is untouchable and there will never be a solo artist with quite the same level of impact on the populace of his era. But does that necessarily mean that there haven't been artists in subsequent decades that came along that were more talented than him? Nope.

    Quality of work and level of impact are two very different things, it must be noted.

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    Prefab Sprout is fucking great and get no credit over here. People should check 'em out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookieman908 View Post
    Good point. And take Elvis for instance. The king's legacy is untouchable and there will never be a solo artist with quite the same level of impact on the populace of his era. But does that necessarily mean that there haven't been artists in subsequent decades that came along that were more talented than him? Nope.

    Quality of work and level of impact are two very different things, it must be noted.
    What? No, dude; Elvis has no relevance to the Beatles or this topic.

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    His point about quality of work and level of impact is valid though. Quite frankly, impact and relevance is, in my opinion, almost all about timing.

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    well, at least it had Pauls Boutique...
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    I love how you guys always say you hate every list but go and dissect & criticize them every time. Ya'll are so predictable lol.
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    CoS doesn't have enough clout to make a list of anything let alone have a list anybody should care about. When I initially saw the fuss about Prefab Sprout I thought it would be a good list and debate, then I saw the rest of the bands tagged in the article. No. Thanks.

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    Idealized nostalgia for the unremembered 60's.

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    For the record, the Beatles, Dylan, and Pet Sounds always own these things not only because they were first, but also because they really are still the best. I'm not a boomer, I didn't encounter these albums as they came out or even before more contemporary top-shelf stuff, and I didn't drink the kool-aid of VH1/Rolling Stone nostalgia to arrive at this conclusion.
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    I don't know squat about Kate Bush. I was like, what? who? huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    For the record, the Beatles, Dylan, and Pet Sounds always own these things not only because they were first, but also because they really are still the best. I'm not a boomer, I didn't encounter these albums as they came out or even before more contemporary top-shelf stuff, and I didn't drink the kool-aid of VH1/Rolling Stone nostalgia to arrive at this conclusion.
    I lol'd at Pet Sounds. Give me a list with Beatles, Dylan, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Tool in the top five.
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    The Kinks are surely better than the Beach Boys.
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    I'm sure another music website will do a more alternatively generic top 100 list that fits your needs, Mr. Fuzz.

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    Anyone who thinks Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin and Tool are generic alternative bands is fucking clueless.
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