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Big Bad Scrapple Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 4 hours Last activity: 4 hours # 1 Posted on 21.9.02 1339.42 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) I was born in a manger, like that other guy. You know, he wore a hat? Promote this thread!
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 399 days Last activity: 375 days # 2 Posted on 21.9.02 1531.53 I could've sworn Beck's "Odelay" also got *****, but I could be mistaken. "The only difference between lilies and turds are those humankind have agreed upon, and I don't always agree." ---George Carlin "Facts?! Aw, people can use facts to explain anything that's even remotely true!" ---Homer Simpson
tomvejada Andouille Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5408 days Last activity: 5408 days # 3 Posted on 21.9.02 1723.58 Didn't they give Nevermind *****? They gave Mick Jagger *****, but not Radiohead? Strange. "I just got pinned by a friggin twelve-year-old." Kurt Angle
spf Scrapple Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 960 days Last activity: 380 days # 4 Posted on 21.9.02 1735.25 Bah. A 10.0 from Pitchfork means much more to me than ***** from RS. God Loves Da Bears, Hates Jay Feely: Chicago 14, Atlanta 13 Bears go to 2-0 (next vs. New Orleans)
Jubuki Kolbasz Since: 16.7.02 Since last post: 5727 days Last activity: 5710 days # 5 Posted on 21.9.02 1756.37 Nevermind came out in 9/91, so it's out of range anyway. Chris The AIR RAID CRASH
tomvejada Andouille Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5408 days Last activity: 5408 days # 6 Posted on 23.9.02 1727.29 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? "I just got pinned by a friggin twelve-year-old." Kurt Angle
Jubuki Kolbasz Since: 16.7.02 Since last post: 5727 days Last activity: 5710 days # 7 Posted on 23.9.02 1732.11 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. Chris The AIR RAID CRASH
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 64 days Last activity: 14 days
ICQ: # 8 Posted on 24.9.02 0223.57 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. Today's Out-Of-Context Quote, Courtesy of Fuzzy Logic: "I want to have JR's lovechild."
Big Bad Scrapple Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 4 hours Last activity: 4 hours # 9 Posted on 26.9.02 2311.30
I still can't figure out how Achtung Baby by U2 didn't get five stars. I was born in a manger, like that other guy. You know, he wore a hat?
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