Given Up Vs No More Sorrow

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    BIBBLE

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    Both from the same album, both have the same style, similar structure, which one do you prefer?
     
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    Gibs

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    This is kind of a pointless thread.

    If I were to choose one though, No More Sorrow, since it has a cool intro, and the verses don't feel as hollow as Given Up's. Given Up feels like LP trying too hard.
     
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    Blackee Dammet

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    Given Up. NMS sounds a tad too much like they were deliberately going for a "Hybrid Theory style" sound, Given Up sounded really fresh when it came out and actually still holds up today.

    As is 90% of what gets posted in here. When you think threads are dumb, the thing to do is let them die postless. Not bump them for the purpose of calling them shit.
     
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    Filip

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    Ooooh, a tough, tough one. Some of my favorites from that era. I honestly don't know. Maybe No More Sorrow.
     
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    BIBBLE

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    Totally agree with that
     
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    Broman

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    Honestly, it depends on my mood. No More Sorrow has this darker theme to it while Given Up has this "fuck you" thing going on.
    I don't listen to either very much these days, but when I do, its slightly more so Given Up.
     
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    Tyler

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    Neither are my go-to songs, but No More Sorrow over Given Up by miles.
     
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    Atticus

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    No More Sorrow all the fucking way. There's just such a sharp edge to the track, and that e-bow guitar is gloriously chilling. I really hope Brad goes back to that sound for another song down the road.
     
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    BTorio

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    The lyrics are what make the difference for me, Given Up is more personal while I consider no more sorrow more political. I can't really feel much when I hear "thieves and hypocrites", versus the amazing bridge that is "put me out of my miserryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy".
    If I could only choose one to exist, I'd choose Given up for sure.
     
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    outcastboy

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    NMS is my fav heavy LP song, i love everything about it. GU is cool, but it doesnt have anything outstanding to me, except for the 18 sec scream
     
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    Michele

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    The Intro does it for me, so NMS. Just one of the best LP Intros ever.
     
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    Mr. Awesome

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    Both songs are my most favorites from MTM, but I think Given Up is better than NMS, it's a hard hitting punk like tune and the lyrics are more personal and relatable.
     
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    minuteforce

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    Oh, God, the "random song vs. random song" threads are coming back
     
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    TobinKnowsBest

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    I've noticed something...why have you always gotta put people down all the time? Is it because you're part of the 'LPA Team' so you're better than everyone, or...?

    I do think this is kinda a pointless thread, but clearly there's people who want to take part in it, so just let them
     
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    minuteforce

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    Well ... I don't know. I just read through about six pages' worth of my own posts and I found no more than one or two posts in total that even came close to negative-for-negative's-sake, which I don't think is too bad :) so I have to say that I object to the idea that I "put people down all the time"
     
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    polleo

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    Given Up is a personal favorite of mine. I can really relate to those lyrics but they just depress me. The car keys, clapping, 17 second scream- I love everything above that song.
     
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    Tocaraca

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    If I tell you that No More Sorrow is my favourite LP song ever, does this answer your question?
     
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    BIBBLE

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    Really? I use to love No More Sorrow but now when I listen I feel there's just something missing to the song, I don't love either song but I think I prefer Given Up.
     
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    TheZlajaZlo

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    Given Up has cool riff and 17 second scream, but No More Sorrow has great lyrics and drums.

    Tough choice indeed. :obama:

    But I'll go with No More Sorrow.
     
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    lime treacle

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    Honestly, Tony, I have no idea what the dude is talking about...

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    "No More Sorrow" for me.

    What? :lol: "No More Sorrow" is NOTHING like Hybrid Theory.
     

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