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(New Musical Express)   Thirty disastrously amusing album flops   ( divider line
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2014-07-17 01:03:06 PM  
4 votes:
That is a disastrously poorly designed website.
2014-07-17 11:36:33 PM  
2 votes:

amindtat: chitownmike: NME is a British mag, why are you surprised by this?

Do they pay Drew in pounds to post their shiatty articles?

This.  I always wonder why in the hell we have so many Brits.  I'm not anti-Brit, but for a redneck website from Kentucky, it's often inundated with crusty chavs.
2014-07-17 10:11:19 PM  
1 vote:

The Muthaship: Stop telling me how great Chris Cornell is.  He's the poster boy for the word "potential".

Chris Cornell is great, and his resume with Soundgarden and Audioslave speaks for itself.
2014-07-17 04:12:34 PM  
1 vote:
I loved Travis' first two albums and they were a great live band the two times I saw them, but man oh man is that album in the oh-so-British list not very good at all.

ELP: One of the biggest bands in the world in 1974, they took 2 1/2 years off and came back with a double album that had 3 solo sides, including a 17-minute piano concerto, a cover of another Aaron Copland piece and one original. The one original, Pirates, is a masterpiece but what a let down. Not to mention this:

2014-07-17 04:10:16 PM  
1 vote:
List fails without the Sgt Peppers soundtrack LP. It shipped double platinum- 2 million copies. The record company got back 2.5 million returns. Counterfeits, cause the counterfeiters thought it was a can't lose deal, and no one would notice a few extra tens of thousands. The record company did a chemical analysis of the vinyl to prove they were 'cleans'.
2014-07-17 02:01:49 PM  
1 vote:
This list should be cut in half and both pieces thrown away.
2014-07-17 01:49:46 PM  
1 vote:

chitownmike: NME is a British mag, why are you surprised by this?

Do they pay Drew in pounds to post their shiatty articles?
2014-07-17 01:35:43 PM  
1 vote:
I never got the hate for Lulu.  Yeah, it's not Metallica.  But it's got some seriously awesome tracks.  Of course, I could also say the album has some seriously awe[some|ful] tracks....

I skipped The Spaghetti Incident due to Axl Rose being an a-hole.  I'd gone to his concert that was supposed to start at 8.  Didn't start til after midnight, my date and I had to be at work at 7 am the next day.  Started a personal boycott of anything Axl that night.
2014-07-17 01:03:46 PM  
1 vote:
A.K.A. 22 Bands You've Never Heard Of.
2014-07-17 12:58:39 PM  
1 vote:
2014-07-17 12:33:32 PM  
1 vote:
Slideshow go to hell!

1: Johnny Borrell - 'Borrell 1'
2: No Doubt - 'Push And Shove'
3: The View - 'Which biatch?'
4: The Automatic - 'This Is A Fix'
5: Duffy - 'Endlessly'
6: Travis - '12 Memories'
7: Kaiser Chiefs - 'The Future Is Medieval'
8: Glasvegas - 'Euphoric Heartbreak'
9: Smashing Pumpkins - 'Adore'
10: Guns 'N' Roses - 'The Spaghetti Incident'
11: Klaxons - 'Surfing The Void'
12: MGMT - 'Congratulations'
13: Embrace - 'Drawn From Memory' 1
4: Suede - 'Head Music'
15: Cast - 'Beetroot'
16: All Saints - 'Studio 1'
17: Manic Street Preachers - 'Lifeblood'
18: Moby - 'Last Night'
19: Kelly Rowland - 'Talk A Good Game'
20: Britney Spears - 'Britney Jean'
21: Julian Plenti - 'Julian Plenti Is Skyscraper'
22: The Music - 'Welcome To The North'
23: Keith Moon - 'Two Sides Of The Moon'
24: Freddie Mercury - 'Mr Bad Guy'
25: Chris Cornell - 'Scream'
26: Richard Ashcroft - 'United Nations Of Sound'
27: Julian Casablancas - 'Phrazes For The Young'
28: Christina Aguilera - 'Bionic'
29: Nelly Furtado - 'The Spirit Indestructible'
30: Metallica and Lou Reed - 'Lulu'
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