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Bloc Party & TV on the Radio

Discussion in 'Other Music' started by Jack_Farrell, Mar 16, 2012.

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    Jack_Farrell

    Jack_Farrell KTTK is Chester suicide-diving off a cliff naked

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    Somewhat underrated, incredibly good bands. Anyone else listen to them?

    Bloc Party's doing a new album for this year, and TVOTR released Nine Types of Light around this time of year last year.
     
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    m_macdonald

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    I suspect any hardcore Bloc Party fans would probably consider me a bit mainstream for saying this, but "I Still Remember" from "A Weekend In The City" is one of my all time favourite songs. I do listen to and like some of their other stuff too.

    That's probably the equivalent of someone saying "Oh yeh, I quite like Linkin Park, they have that song called 'Numb' that I really like" but there ya go :p
     
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    I listened to some random TVOTR songs. Never really went back to them, though I kinda want to.

    Mind posting some of their best songs?
     
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    Jack_Farrell

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    [video=youtube;4N31oFeinFY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N31oFeinFY[/video]
    [video=youtube;5R_6aC6m9Xg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R_6aC6m9Xg[/video]
    [video=youtube;dXLpXu9T7j0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXLpXu9T7j0[/video]

    [video=youtube;vdkmhquF60o]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdkmhquF60o[/video]
    [video=youtube;hBugW4O9i8M]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBugW4O9i8M[/video]
    [video=youtube;CmPNuruWMTA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmPNuruWMTA[/video]

    I believe their music is pure gold.
     
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    Niklas

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    i frigging adore Bloc Party. IMO one of THE best British Bands. Their Sound is so unique and interesting. Look at the 3 Albums so far: They all sound different. I`m really excited for the new Album, which is hopefully coming this Summer. A Tour is also planned, Festivals as well (e.g. Open'er Festival in Poland, which i`m attending third year in a row). Love 'em.
     
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    Bloc party is one of the greatest bands ever, seriously. I think a lot of people overlook A Weekend in The City, there are some absolutely great tracks on there besides Hunting for Witches and Song for Clay etc. Take a look at Uniform and Sunday (especially from 3:35 onwards, probably one of the greatest moments in Bloc Party's music.) I also think Compliments is one of their greatest songs ever, even though the lyrics are literally less then a paragraph.
     
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    Jack_Farrell

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    Indeed, Compliments is a damn fine song. Couldn't have been anything other than a closer because of its dark tone and lyrics. They reflect much of a our current society.
     
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    Sorry for the semi-bump, and its 6 days late, but Bloc Party are releasing a new album "four" this year in August.
    Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4M5EqOGsMA

    Sounds pretty good to me. I haven't actually listened to Intimacy in full yet, but this seems to going back to their guitar roots a little bit while having some pretty awesome strings in that song at the end.
     
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    Tim

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    Missed this thread the first time. Anyway, that Bloc Party trailer sounds really promising. I've been meaning to give Intimacy another go, as I didn't pay much attention to it when it came out.
     
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    Mark

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    I used to be a pretty big Bloc Party fan, and I suppose I still am a fan in some capacity, but after listening to their discography endlessly on repeat before seeing them in concert in 2008, they began to grate on me. I haven't gone out of my way to listen to them in years.

    TVOTR, I don't know. Might check them out.
     
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    3x3's end is amazing. Holy fuck.
     
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    ^ Yeah, Kele's vocals are like.. wow. The vocal interplay between Kele and Gordon before that bit is awesome too.
     
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    Listened to it a couple of times now, and its really growing. I`m glad they are back :)
     
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    GUYS. THESE BANDS ARE AMAZING. HOW THE FUCK I DIDN'T KNOW THEM BEFORE?
     
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    Hi friends i like to watch different TV Show's and events on my TV because i am actually getting ideas while i was watching these events because i am a event planner and i am organizing different events in different cities so this is very important show and musical show's that i have been watched on the TV...
     
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    op4blushift

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    I seriously did not understand a thing you said. 'TV on the Radio' is a band and this thread isn't about watching TV.

    Edit: On topic, Bloc Party's album can be listened to online in full here: http://four.blocparty.com/#interactive
     
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    YOU. CAN'T. BE. SERIOUS.
     

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