The W
Views: 112871324
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
29.5.09 1647
The 7 - Music - New Beck album gets ***** from Rolling Stone Register and log in to post!
(1503 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (9 total)
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 150

Posts: 450/6959
EXP: 42101543
For next: 206245

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
#1 Posted on 21.9.02 1339.42
Reposted on: 21.9.09 1342.54
This is odd...Rolling Stone gives out exactly NO five-star ratings to an album since 1992 (R.E.M's Automatic for the People), but in the last two years, the distinction has gone to Love & Theft (Bob Dylan), Goddess in the Doorway (Mick Jagger), The Rising (Bruce Springsteen) and now Sea Change (Beck).

Perhaps since they're gradually turning into Maxim anyway, RS doesn't feel so stingy about the rave reviews.

Edited to add that I've got 450 posts! Huzzah!

(edited by Big Bad on 21.9.02 1440)
Promote this thread!
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 105

Posts: 433/3059
EXP: 12135946
For next: 126354

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 7 days
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 21.9.02 1531.53
Reposted on: 21.9.09 1532.48
I could've sworn Beck's "Odelay" also got *****, but I could be mistaken.
tomvejada
Andouille
Level: 92

Posts: 693/2247
EXP: 7725968
For next: 30999

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 4658 days
Last activity: 4658 days
#3 Posted on 21.9.02 1723.58
Reposted on: 21.9.09 1726.42
Didn't they give Nevermind *****?

They gave Mick Jagger *****, but not Radiohead? Strange.
spf
Scrapple
Level: 135

Posts: 1094/5410
EXP: 28861760
For next: 473321

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 210 days
Last activity: 34 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 21.9.02 1735.25
Reposted on: 21.9.09 1740.36
Bah. A 10.0 from Pitchfork means much more to me than ***** from RS.
Jubuki
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 403/482
EXP: 753200
For next: 13009

Since: 16.7.02

Since last post: 4977 days
Last activity: 4960 days
#5 Posted on 21.9.02 1756.37
Reposted on: 21.9.09 1757.11
Nevermind came out in 9/91, so it's out of range anyway.
tomvejada
Andouille
Level: 92

Posts: 705/2247
EXP: 7725968
For next: 30999

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 4658 days
Last activity: 4658 days
#6 Posted on 23.9.02 1727.29
Reposted on: 23.9.09 1729.04
Anybody else think that Springsteen's going to get a lot of Grammys next year, with how his new album is both critically and commercially successful?
Jubuki
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 415/482
EXP: 753200
For next: 13009

Since: 16.7.02

Since last post: 4977 days
Last activity: 4960 days
#7 Posted on 23.9.02 1732.11
Reposted on: 23.9.09 1733.53
Does it matter? The Grammys are an even bigger sham than anything RS does - what the Hell is the difference between a 'record' and an 'album', anyway? Anyone recall the Jethro Tull incident? The nebulous time constraints for releases that qualify for awards? Now *there* is a bunch that needs to stop handing out awards, pronto.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 118

Posts: 500/3992
EXP: 18102289
For next: 280679

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 18 hours
Last activity: 7 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#8 Posted on 24.9.02 0223.57
Reposted on: 24.9.09 0224.05

    Originally posted by Jubuki
    Does it matter? The Grammys are an even bigger sham than anything RS does - what the Hell is the difference between a 'record' and an 'album', anyway?


As I understand it:

Album = whole album, goes to the band.
Record = song, goes to the band.
Song = song, goes to the songwriter.

I may be overgeneralizing here, but I think that's it.
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 150

Posts: 455/6959
EXP: 42101543
For next: 206245

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
#9 Posted on 26.9.02 2311.30
Reposted on: 26.9.09 2320.47
I still can't figure out how Achtung Baby by U2 didn't get five stars.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Computer music tools help...
Next thread: Pearl Jam's Riot Act
Previous thread: Audioslave
(1503 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Music - New Beck album gets ***** from Rolling StoneRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.195 seconds.