Tusk Vs The White Album

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OMG hahahahah, I know, like, WTF, right?? Omigosh, if you even THINK of saying The White Album, you are a dork of the highest order. I mean really. No contest, man, no fucking contest.*

*(a thousand pardons, but just finished listening to the second disc of the Tusk remasters again and am on something of a crusade today)

Paper Money = Death of Christ (Roger Fidelity), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 18:58 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Well I was going to say Tusk but I'll change my answer to the White album

Some Guy, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 19:16 (twelve years ago) Permalink

yeah, tusk wins, but not by that much. white album has some so-so stuff, and tusk is great all the way through.

petesmith (plsmith), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 19:24 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Bullshit!! Tusk has at least two terrible songs, both by Nicks. Otherwise, it's perfect, yes.

Chris O., Tuesday, 30 August 2005 19:57 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Which Nicks songs? I ask because my wife says the same thing - that the albumn is bogged down by Nicks. Which is ironic, because she's a super ridiculous Stevie Nicks fan. I guess I can see "Storms" as being a bit much, and "Sara" drags a bit (but I think that has more to do with the placement on teh album - the sequencing is the only thing that I think could have been more carefully considered) but overall, I think Stevie's songs are great, or at least, just as great as her other songs. I mean, she's never been anywhere near the caliber of Lindsey or Christie as far as songwriting goes...

Paper Money (Roger Fidelity), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:02 (twelve years ago) Permalink

>> "Sara" drags a bit

bwaaaahhhahahahhhahahahaahhaha. So wrong it hurts.

As for who wins the fight; I guess I've listened to Tusk a lot more than "The Beatles" recently, but c'mon: I Will. Martha My Dear. Blackbird. Good Night. Long Long Long. Er...actually that's about it as far as I'm concerned...

OK, Tusk it is, as it doesn't have anything as repellent as Piggies.

harvey.w (harvey.w), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:14 (twelve years ago) Permalink

*sputter*

"Sara" is perfection!

But I agree, as much as I love it, Tusk has some iffy moments.

PB, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:14 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Is there really a 41-track expanded Tusk release?

Where have I been?

Confounded (Confounded), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:24 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Both are textbook examples of uneven godliness.

Alfred Soto (Alfred Soto), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:26 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I realized the other day that the song "Tusk" taps into the sort of primal rush that the Animal Collective have done so well recently.

I smile every time Lindsey says "Reeeeeeal savage-like."

But it's hard to deny The White Album, so I won't even try.

PB, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:39 (twelve years ago) Permalink

The iffy moments on the White album are a lot iffier.

Some Guy, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:40 (twelve years ago) Permalink

White Album by a keen million miles.

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:42 (twelve years ago) Permalink

tusk by one hundred keen million miles

j blount (papa la bas), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:43 (twelve years ago) Permalink

OH, YOU AND YOUR BLAND COKED OUT SOPORIFIC MUZAK!*

* A joke, but only in part!

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:49 (twelve years ago) Permalink

BLAND

"You can love me babytimmy but you can't walk out/
Someone oughta tell you what it's really all about"

Confounded (Confounded), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 20:55 (twelve years ago) Permalink

woah was paul coked out when they made the white album?

j blount (papa la bas), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:06 (twelve years ago) Permalink


What was the other Stevie song that you said stinks? I like all her songs on that album.

The Popish Plot (dymaxia), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:07 (twelve years ago) Permalink

the white album, but Sara is one of the most exquisite songs ever

kyle (akmonday), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:09 (twelve years ago) Permalink

"Sara" is pretty okay! So is "Tusk!"

The White Album is a meisterwerk!*

* IMO!!!

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:11 (twelve years ago) Permalink

The White Album wins this one, and I've been a diehard Tusk fanatic for 15 years now.

Tusk changes a fair bit the more I listen to it. For years, I went straight for the Lindsey songs, and ignored the rest. Eventually, I grew to like a fair number of the Nicks songs, and the odd McVie song. From my perspective, Buckingham is on fire, while Nicks and McVie aren't necessarily on the top of their game. Nicks was much stronger on s/t and Rumours, and so was McVie. McVie also went on to contribute perhaps the best songs on Mirage and Tango In The Night.

The White Album on the other hand, shows all members (save Ringo) on fire. Everyone misfires, but everyone also contributes multiple crowning jewels. Therefore, White Album!

Brooker Buckingham (Brooker B), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:44 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I predict that after tallying the results, Tusk will win because this thread will attract FM fans long before it attracts Beatles fans. Therefore, I vote for the White album.

billstevejim (billstevejim), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Am I the only person who loves the white album all the way through without reservation?

Never heard Tusk.

Sundar (sundar), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 21:57 (twelve years ago) Permalink

The problem with the White album is too much 'Rattle and Hum' type unambitious slumming.

Some Guy, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:01 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Why don't we do it in the road? Okay, go do it in the road. And next time try to write a good album.

Some Guy, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:04 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Is anyone else also struck by the fact that "Brown Eyes" and "Never Make Me Cry" are the same, sad song? A husky-voiced woman realizes that she's more in love with the creep who's checking her out with those brown eyes than she's realized: she's over her head and it sure feels nice.

"Never Make Me Cry" is the cruel aftermath. Everything she's predicted has come true: he's a liar, a cheater, a horrible disappointment. But she keeps her dignity. You feel all this in the wrecked pathos of McVie's voice, trembling and delayed and, finally, isolated thanks to Buckingham's production.

I have to think about it some more. Thse two songs have always seemed like the emotional core of an album that's often lauded as a "mere" triumph of a mad genius behind the boards.

As for Nicks' weaker songs, well, I must admit that "Sisters of the Moon" is one song about Rhiannon too many. "Angel" never did much for me either. But "Sara" - wow. It was Lester Bangs who defended Nicks as a songwriter of great insight, and he cited the line "When you build your house, then call me home" as an example.

Alfred Soto (Alfred Soto), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:18 (twelve years ago) Permalink

If the question is which album has the best song, I don't think there's anything on Tusk that can go one-on-one with Blackbird. But if the question is which album I would rather listen to all the way through, I answer that one on a pretty regular basis: Tusk. I can't remember the last time I listened to the White Album all the way through, but I'm pretty sure the year didn't have a 9 or a 0 in it.

Re Stevie and Christine: Sara and Angel are great, Sister of the Moon OK, Storms kinda boring. I'm also not such a fan of Brown Eyes. Beautiful Child is a much nicer song, but it would be even better if it didn't come after Brown Eyes and sound a little the same. But that's about it for stuff I don't like on Tusk.

Also, the "experimentation" on the White Album was very cliched even then; the freshest thing about it was its range, not anything they actually did. Tusk sounded like absolutely nothing else in 1980.

Vornado, Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:28 (twelve years ago) Permalink

McVie also went on to contribute perhaps the best songs on Mirage and Tango In The Night."

Mmmm well, on Tango yes (the peerless "Little Lies" and "Everywhere") but Mirage boasts "Hold Me," "Love in Store," and then two just awfully bland songs ("Wish You Were Here," "Only Over You").

Alfred Soto (Alfred Soto), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:34 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Am I the only person who loves the white album all the way through without reservation?

Yes. And that includes the surviving Beatles and the estates of those deceased.

Still, I'll give the edge to The Beatles on the strength of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," "Happiness Is A Warm Gun," "I'm So Tired, and "Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey."

Kim Thayil circa Superunknown cops heavily from "Monkey," and that's no knock on Kim Thayil.

rogermexico (rogermexico), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 22:43 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Close enough, anyway, for me with loving the White Album all the way through without reservation.

"Also, the 'experimentation' on the White Album was very cliched even then; the freshest thing about it was its range, not anything they actually did."

If you want to say that "Revolution 9" was "very cliched" because it was just more musique concrete, then fine, I guess. I actually like the way the piece works in the context of the album. But otherwise, the range of the album that you mention WAS experimental, in a sense. The White Album is a startling thing for a band to have created one year after they did Sgt. Pepper.

"Not anything they actually did," you say? They're the ones that made the music.

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 30 August 2005 23:57 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I'm not sure what "experimental" means when discussing the White Album. If anything, it's the first post-modern album released at the mass-cultural level: an album as much about a band's ability to absorb any genre and spit it out in its own image. Maybe that's experimental. I just care that it rocks, and it does. It doesn't cohere like Sgt Pepper does, but individual songs are as fluid and intelligent as anything John, Paul, and George ever attemped.

Alfred Soto (Alfred Soto), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 00:06 (twelve years ago) Permalink

"Revolution 9" may be experimental but the polite thing to do is just ignore it.

Some Guy, Wednesday, 31 August 2005 02:21 (twelve years ago) Permalink

no way dude - headphone that shit

j blount (papa la bas), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 02:27 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Both are extremely inconsistent but the white album is more annoying and either "That's Enough For Me" or "I Know I'm Not Wrong" win easily over "Back in the U.S.S.R." So Tusk.

Burr (Burr), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 04:09 (twelve years ago) Permalink

OK, I just dropped in, but wait a darn sec. I've not really listened to much of Tusk but now it's time to go make a buy. The White Album is pretty good. Rumors is an incredible piece of work for the most part, bogged down by Christine McVie's dopey songwriting.

"I think Stevie's songs are great, or at least, just as great as her other songs. I mean, she's never been anywhere near the caliber of Lindsey or Christie as far as songwriting goes..."


What? What?!

Exhibit A:

"Dreams" written by a hot young Stevie Nicks:

Have you any dreams you’d like to sell?
Dreams of loneliness...
Like a heartbeat... drives you mad...
In the stillness of remembering what you had...

And just to give her the benefit of the doubt, let's consider the best work of McVie from the same album- "You Make Loving Fun" - Exhibit B:

I never did believe in miracles,
But I've a feeling it's time to try.
I never did believe in the ways of magic,
But I'm beginning to wonder why.

yeah, I never did either, and now I really don't...and it gets worse. I'll spare you.

(I haven't figured out the italics thing yet)

viborg, Wednesday, 31 August 2005 04:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Tusk is for assholes

erglkn, Wednesday, 31 August 2005 04:42 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I can't believe you'd say my girl Christie's songs are anything less than Perfect. She's easily better than Stevie.

God Body, Wednesday, 31 August 2005 04:53 (twelve years ago) Permalink

nah, you're not alone, sundar, i dig all of the white album - even the songs that aren't all that good contribute to the atmosphere. it's all so creepy and strung-out and ominous. i'm anything but a beatles-uber-alles type, but "revolution 9" is a masterpiece.

J.D. (Justyn Dillingham), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 05:21 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Tusk is for assholes

Fuuck yoooooouuuuuu

retort pouch (retort pouch), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 05:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

tusk me up baby

jimmy glass (electricsound), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 05:51 (twelve years ago) Permalink

It's interesting to compare these two albums. Both bands were so big at this stage that they could get away with anything and they did. Tusk is a crazy album to release after an enormous hit like Rumours.

I'd have to go with the White Album though and i love it all. Part of the reason I like it so much is because it's imperfect and sprawling. People who want to split it down to a 'perfect' 14 track album or whatever are missing the point about what makes it so good.

I can understand the hating on Revolution 9 but again it's part of what makes this album great. What other band of their size would be sticking tracks like this on an album and sandwiched up beside an OTT string laden nursery rhyme. You could argue it's self indulgent and no one was questioning what they were doing but I'm glad it's on there. A real headphone treat and bringing something like this to the mainstream is defnitely not an expiremental cliche.

Tusk is great too though I am a recent convert.

mms (mms), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 07:20 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I know what will happen.

I'll end up getting "Tusk" and listening and go "Mergh"

mark grout (mark grout), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 07:54 (twelve years ago) Permalink

White.

For Savoy Truffle!

The Velvet Overlord (The Velvet Overlord), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 09:02 (twelve years ago) Permalink

tusk by the dead c is best

Ward Fowler (Ward Fowler), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 10:24 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I knew a Dead C reference was on the horizon...

Roger Fidelity (Roger Fidelity), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 12:38 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Tsk tsk. Tusk.

Masked Gazza, Wednesday, 31 August 2005 13:51 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Can anyone recommend a good book on Fleetwood Mac... mostly just interested in the Buckingham/Nicks era.

Confounded (Confounded), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 14:29 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I like Mick's autobiography, but it's obviously more than you are looking for.

Tripmaker (SDWitzm), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 14:58 (twelve years ago) Permalink

tusk is amazing, and my vote goes to it by a lot, no offense to the beatles. cath carroll wrote a book about the making of rumours which i haven't read and can't recommend, but i'm going to try to read it.

carly (carly), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 15:14 (twelve years ago) Permalink

one year passes...
I realized the other day that the song "Tusk" taps into the sort of primal rush that the Animal Collective have done so well recently.


Yeah, I've been noticing a massive similarity between Tusk era Lindsey and Animal Collective. Especially on Ledge and That's Enough for Me. Who's with me?

I know, right?, Monday, 23 April 2007 00:54 (ten years ago) Permalink

The white album, because it has "While My Guitar Gently Wheeps", "Blackbird" and "Honey Pie" on it. All of them very great.

Geir Hongro, Monday, 23 April 2007 08:14 (ten years ago) Permalink

Yeah, I know he is, but you're gonna have to search long and hard to find his posts on the thread for any other funk band.

Glad we're all finally admitting it, though.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Tuesday, 7 November 2017 19:11 (one week ago) Permalink

hi, so is the White Album any good

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 7 November 2017 19:11 (one week ago) Permalink

Too artsy to be funky, so that's a no.

Terry Micawber (Tom D.), Tuesday, 7 November 2017 19:13 (one week ago) Permalink

Indeed. None of this has anything to do with The Beatles or Tusk, I guess this means that the Beatle cult struggle to stay on topic when challenged.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Tuesday, 7 November 2017 19:14 (one week ago) Permalink

FYI the White Album is better than Tusk

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 7 November 2017 19:19 (one week ago) Permalink

LOL that my revive kicked off a whole nother cycle of Turrican trolling

flopson, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:14 (one week ago) Permalink

also stop calling it The Beatles it's called The White Album ffs

flopson, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:15 (one week ago) Permalink

Turdican Strikes Again!

bodacious ignoramus, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:54 (one week ago) Permalink

what's the funniest part of the white album, i think it's when paul wails "OH NO IT'S HELTER SKELTER" in a high pitched voice

brimstead, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 01:24 (one week ago) Permalink

"they are -standing- stilllll"

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 01:38 (one week ago) Permalink

Hehbub zeebubbhahbub zebub

Always gets a chuckle

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 01:57 (one week ago) Permalink

"Back in the USSR" is the funniest thing on the White Album!

timellison, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 02:48 (one week ago) Permalink

ha yes, especially being the opening track!

brimstead, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 02:49 (one week ago) Permalink

with tusk maybe it's more about "what's the moment that makes you feel most vulnerable" or something, there are so many.

brimstead, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 02:51 (one week ago) Permalink

^ probably Over & Over for me

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 05:13 (one week ago) Permalink

which is such a bizarre song to open an album with, it's such a 'middle of side 3' kind of song. the sequencing of Tusk is really interesting too, I always thought the album sounded like a loop, in kinda opens in media res. TWA is much more of a journey with a solid beginning, middle, and end. listening to Tusk is like walking in on a party that never started and never ended

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 05:18 (one week ago) Permalink

there are a good number songs on TWA that, had they been released as private press 45s from some unknown band in ohio or florida or something, i imagine they'd fetch three figures on the secondhand market, be anthologized on "pebbles" or similar, and be regarded as stone cold classics of the psychedelic genre.

budo jeru, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:44 (one week ago) Permalink

otm, i could easily see some of the songs on TWA having the appeal of someone like Harvey Sid Fisher in another universe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLfe3dBb69k

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:47 (one week ago) Permalink

whoops sorry this is the hit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy3LcfkYHV4

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:48 (one week ago) Permalink

my personal favorite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecvNT5OGnMg

flappy bird, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:49 (one week ago) Permalink

The funniest moment on The Beatles? Probably one of the moments where it's not trying to be funny ... the ending to 'Happiness is a Warm Gun' is a great example of this, the "when ah hold yooou in maaaah arms" part made me laugh out loud the first time I heard it.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:50 (one week ago) Permalink

i don't think you have a soul

budo jeru, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:53 (one week ago) Permalink

I suspect there's more than a few songs on The Beatles that would have been swept under the carpet and forgotten about by now if they hadn't appeared on a Beatles album. A lot of these tracks have been over-scrutinised for this exact reason.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 06:55 (one week ago) Permalink

Donald Trump vs The White Album

Mark G, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 07:42 (one week ago) Permalink

i don't think you have a soul

... or understand the concept of 'funny'... or 'spooky'... or anything else really.

Terry Micawber (Tom D.), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 09:11 (one week ago) Permalink

Probably one of the moments where it's not trying to be funny ... the ending to 'Happiness is a Warm Gun' is a great example of this, the "when ah hold yooou in maaaah arms" part made me laugh out loud the first time I heard it.

Given the provenance of the song, the idea that the band (and John specifically) were not trying to be funny here is . . . "mind-boggling" doesn't even BEGIN to cover it. Deliberately obtuse, but in a Dunning-Kruger kind of way.

Monster fatberg (Phil D.), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 13:44 (one week ago) Permalink

yeah that shit is funny and i’m pretty sure they knew it

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 13:47 (one week ago) Permalink

they're definitely not trying to take themselves seriously on that song. or pretty much any song on that album save for, like, Julia or something

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 14:43 (one week ago) Permalink

The Beatles as a series of jokes. Hmm, yeah... I can get on board with that assessment.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 14:53 (one week ago) Permalink

Take one of "Happiness, BOOM BOOM hrah ah ah ah"

http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/875000/images/_879875_basilbrush_300.jpg

Mark G, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 15:02 (one week ago) Permalink

Funniest is Yoko's line in Bungalow Bill. I always thought it was John doing a silly voice.

Also the version of Obladi on Anthology at the end of which John is mocking Paul with, "Obladi blada, brother."

dinnerboat, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 15:07 (one week ago) Permalink

Yeah it never occurred to me that that was Yoko. Bungalow Bill's Beach Boys analogue would be 'Little Pad'

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 15:22 (one week ago) Permalink

Ooh good connection

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 15:26 (one week ago) Permalink

Arent Yoko (and Patti?) also on Birthday?

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 15:27 (one week ago) Permalink

Yoko also appears on Revolution 9 'you become naked...'

Speaking of which, I wouldn't mind hearing Turrican's opinion of Smiley Smile, which is one of my favourite albums of all time and for similar reasons to White Album.

I guess the unifying things between all these, including Tusk and also Sandinista and countless others is that they're 'burn out' albums with cult followings.
Band reach what is largely regarded as the peak of their work. They've worked hard, put all their creative powers into their album. They've sweated and worked and collaborated with each other and argued and drugged themselves and had love affairs and the world loves them.
They set out to make a follow-up, but find it impossible to summon the patience to go through these motions. They're still brimming with ideas, their egos suitably lubricated, but the sheer effort involved with working like that and living with each other again is too much.
So they work fast and get a bit scrappy - 'we know what we're doing this time, we're The Beatles, we don't need to sweat over this like we used to cos we're pros'.
They take shortcuts, pump out the songs, preferably with as few of the other members around as possible.
And so you end up with these big, dopey, mishmash albums that are weirdly appealing but tonally all over the place. They don't quite compare to their predecessors because they're in a different league. Critically, they come across as flawed but in an endearing way.

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:01 (one week ago) Permalink

FYI the White Album is better than Tusk

― Οὖτις, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 2:19 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

probably but I only listen to Tusk anymore

phenibut rock (rip van wanko), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:07 (one week ago) Permalink

The Smiley Smile version of 'Wind Chimes' is a zillion times creepier than anything on The Beatles. I've said this before on a Beach Boys thread, but the thing about Smiley Smile is that it's a far less commercial/inviting record than Smile would have been, and more uncompromising too.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:11 (one week ago) Permalink

You mean "Wonderful" yeah?

Mark G, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:13 (one week ago) Permalink

Xp Well I wasn't asking about which was creepier. I agree, Smiley Smile has some very eerie moments on it - Fall Breaks and Back To Winter is another.
Would you say the same about Peppers/TWA as you would about Pet Sounds/Smiley Smile?

I take it TWA didn't start off as originally intended either.. did the Beatles have another concept in mind before choosing on a double album of genre exercises?

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:15 (one week ago) Permalink

Bungalow Bill is garbage, Little Pad is transplendent, I don't see the connection.

Terry Micawber (Tom D.), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:23 (one week ago) Permalink

You mean "Wonderful" yeah?

― Mark G, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:13 PM (twenty-two minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

That too. The Smile version of 'Wonderful' is stunningly beautiful, but the Smiley Smile sounds like a paranoid episode set to music.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:38 (one week ago) Permalink

*version

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:39 (one week ago) Permalink

Would you say the same about Peppers/TWA as you would about Pet Sounds/Smiley Smile?

No. I'm also unconvinced that The Beatles ever had a concept in mind for The Beatles beyond them having a lot of material between them and seemingly being unwilling/unable (for whatever reason) to work out what to record and what not to record.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 16:42 (one week ago) Permalink

Yeah, I think it's significant that there is only one tiny photo of them altogether on the poster inamongst the other pics

Mark G, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 22:50 (one week ago) Permalink

i love the mouse on mars track that samples "wind chimes"

brimstead, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 22:56 (one week ago) Permalink

Woah, what now?

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Wednesday, 8 November 2017 23:54 (one week ago) Permalink

harvey sid fisher was on my radio show a few weeks ago!
tusk is better

kurt schwitterz, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 23:58 (one week ago) Permalink

xp It's on vulvaland, samples a bit of the vocals and speeds them up, it sounds really cool

brimstead, Wednesday, 8 November 2017 23:59 (one week ago) Permalink


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