A Good Day In Hell - The Official ILM Track-By-Track EAGLES Listening Thread

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loosen yr load, dude

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:30 (five years ago) Permalink

actually wait, don't.

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:30 (five years ago) Permalink

the good news is that after today, we will never be here again.

pplains, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:30 (five years ago) Permalink

just loosened my load fyi, everybody

i am.. a maven (Matt P), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:31 (five years ago) Permalink

a girl in every port, an eagles song on every day

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:31 (five years ago) Permalink

xpost henley probably has a cigar box you can use

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:32 (five years ago) Permalink

at the end of the year, we'll all get shiny cyanide capsules we can bite down on

i'll take mine now, please.

fact checking cuz, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:32 (five years ago) Permalink

(actually, this thread idea is genius.)

fact checking cuz, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:33 (five years ago) Permalink

(but i'd like a glass of water, just in case.)

fact checking cuz, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:34 (five years ago) Permalink

check out any time you like, cuz.

pplains, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:39 (five years ago) Permalink

wow check the Wiki page about the Ozark Music Festival - i've never seen so many "citation needed"s on one page. Seems like good times, except for the water shortage. Was the Marshall Tucker Band really considered a bigger draw than Bruce Springsteen or Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1974? (Bruce apparently didn't make the show)

Lee626, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:42 (five years ago) Permalink

It's a good format for a thread, but I'd expect ilx to do this first for a band it likes a lot more. I feel like we are being drawn to The Eagles like a dog is drawn to a rotting carcass.

29 facepalms, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:45 (five years ago) Permalink

ILM kinda does this with its readers polls, counting down to the most favorite song.

But with the Eagles, I don't think anyone wants to be caught casting that ballot.

pplains, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:46 (five years ago) Permalink

Sure, though this way we talk about *every* song? I suppose we can enjoy working ourselves into an ecstasy of disgust.

29 facepalms, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:49 (five years ago) Permalink

I was watching a punk documentary tonight and they showed a big blow-up of the Jubilee chart with a big white box at no.1 where The Sex Pistols should've been. There at no.2, top of the charts by default, rides Hotel California.

Ismael Klata, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:52 (five years ago) Permalink

the morbidity of this project has a joan didion-reckoning-with-california vibe i dig

i am.. a maven (Matt P), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:53 (five years ago) Permalink

Well, at least this thread got "What's Up" out of my head.

only dogg forgives (Eazy), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:56 (five years ago) Permalink

was either this or a bullet.

pplains, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:59 (five years ago) Permalink

by the end of this thread we will all have had either a divorce, rehab, lawsuit and/or ridden in a corvette with a drug dealer. and released at least 1 solo album.

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:00 (five years ago) Permalink

Forget it Veg, it's Freytown!

Uncle Cyril O'Boogie (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:02 (five years ago) Permalink

I'm looking forward to meeting Stevie!

http://www.clipartof.com/images/emoticons/xsmall2/650_crazy_eyebrows.gif

pplains, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:03 (five years ago) Permalink

I'm not sure I ever knew about the Ozark Mountain Festival. This is kinda blowing my mind:

Posters for the festival announced that some of the best bands in country and southern rock would be performing, including:

Bachman–Turner Overdrive
Aerosmith
Premiata Forneria Marconi

Same old bland-as-sand mood mouthings (Dan Peterson), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:04 (five years ago) Permalink

woah

usic for 18 magicians (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:08 (five years ago) Permalink

FUCK THE SINGLES!! I WANT DEEP ALBUM CUTS!!

I'll take the jangle-jangle over the throb-throb (brg30), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:20 (five years ago) Permalink

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relax

i am.. a maven (Matt P), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:30 (five years ago) Permalink

take it easy!

first I think it's time I kick a little verse! (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:33 (five years ago) Permalink

i think we're gonna do it all in order right?

usic for 18 magicians (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:34 (five years ago) Permalink

Will someone call me back when it's time to take it to the limit?

no fomo (La Lechera), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:39 (five years ago) Permalink

I can't tell you why

first I think it's time I kick a little verse! (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:42 (five years ago) Permalink

i can't wait for y'all to hear "chug all night" it's gonna be ILX rapture

usic for 18 magicians (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 22:49 (five years ago) Permalink

show of hands who is already knotting their shirts at the midriff

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 20 August 2013 23:31 (five years ago) Permalink

"but I'd expect ilx to do this first for a band it likes a lot more."

see i was actually thinking yesterday that it would be fun for bands that i (and others here) have never listened to. except for, like, one hit. like Timbuk 3 or something. but then i remembered that a lot of groups i have forgotten about have put out a zillion records when nobody was looking. there might be 20 Timbuk 3 albums that i don't know about and there ain't no way i'm doing that. it would have to be a manageable discography.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:44 (five years ago) Permalink

weirdly the eagles are like the perfect band to try this with

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:46 (five years ago) Permalink

yeah, they are good. well, just thinking about songs that you've heard a million times until you don't hear them anymore can be a good exercise.

and i don't really want to listen to lots of timbuk 3 albums.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:54 (five years ago) Permalink

somehow it feels like the Eagles made way more than 6 studio albums (7 including the 2007 post-reunion album) given their omnipresence

Lee626, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:58 (five years ago) Permalink

i was surprised that don henley didn't put out anything in the 90's. he must have been walking in the woods. 11 years between the end of the innocence and his album from 2000.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:01 (five years ago) Permalink

He had some new bait songs on his hits package, and..."Get Over It".

Uncle Cyril O'Boogie (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:03 (five years ago) Permalink

the mellow don henley of the year 2000:

You could have given us the finger
Much more constructively than that
Now I sit here with the MTV
And your bloated, Burmese cat
We're being treated to the wisdom
Of some puffed up little fart
Doing exactly what I used to do
Pretentions to anarchy and art
He speaks the language of a warrior
He mounts his misinformed attack
He wears the clothes of a dissenter
But there's a logo on his back
And it's a hollow rebellion
As rebellions mostly are
It's just another raging tempest in a jar

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:06 (five years ago) Permalink

Those words are in English, but that verse makes no sense!

Uncle Cyril O'Boogie (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:07 (five years ago) Permalink

Henley in the '90s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJU94w_A9jc

In To The Limit, he mentions the video had to be edited down for consideration for airtime on MTV (yeah right) & VH1. "There was too much talkin' in it...the only white guy they want rappin' on MTV is Vanilla Ice."

Uncle Cyril O'Boogie (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:11 (five years ago) Permalink

RAGH KIDS AND THEIR SAGGY PANTS RAGH

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:30 (five years ago) Permalink

and we have to ask why these people are so bad and hated?

no fomo (La Lechera), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:31 (five years ago) Permalink

that video is endless. i don't know if i could watch it all they way through. says the guy who wants to bathe in the eagles for the forseeable future...jesus, that does sound horrible. bathing in eagle water. the smell might never come off. you guys realize you will always be the person who knows to much about the eagles if you follow through with this. you might want to keep that on the down low. nobody will invite you to parties.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:12 (five years ago) Permalink

Ha, are you actually planning to discuss every single song in the Eagles' discography?? That only registered now, somehow. Whoa.

EveningStar (Sund4r), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:26 (five years ago) Permalink

they laughed at madame curie too. right in her face! but someone has to do the dirty work.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:28 (five years ago) Permalink

This definitely feels like one of those "only Nixon could've gone to China" type things.

pplains, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:31 (five years ago) Permalink

I packed my suitcase, I'm totally ready.

- 1 pair unwashed bellbottoms
- quaaludes
- coke
- ?

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:36 (five years ago) Permalink

mostly coke, weed, and tequila. maybe a learjet

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:38 (five years ago) Permalink

idk why I think of them as a coke n 'ludes band but yr suitcase is p cool too

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:40 (five years ago) Permalink

Xpost...underage girl, Rimbaud poetry volume.

Uncle Cyril O'Boogie (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:41 (five years ago) Permalink


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