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Forum: Music 20-07-2015, 09:41
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By Rocketpop
I just remember the whole club 18-30 chavtastic...

I just remember the whole club 18-30 chavtastic pill popping generally moronic attitude of the Ibiza trance era. The music was total pap as well in my opinion, not an era I have any interest in...
Forum: Music 20-07-2015, 08:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By Rocketpop
Lets hope not.

Lets hope not.
Forum: Music 17-07-2015, 13:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By Rocketpop
Not sure I agree, been going to The Great Escape...

Not sure I agree, been going to The Great Escape for the last 7 years straight (a showcase festival for upcoming acts) and there are far less Rock/Guitar bands on the roster as there used to be - and...
Forum: Music 16-07-2015, 11:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By Rocketpop
Pearl Jam : Bugs. Stupid Mop. I'm...

Pearl Jam :

Bugs.
Stupid Mop.
I'm Open.
Evacuation.
Let the Records Play.
Forum: Music 07-07-2015, 10:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By Rocketpop
At the time of their popularity they were ignored...

At the time of their popularity they were ignored by the mainstream rock press (Kerrang, Raw, Rock Sound etc....).
Forum: Music 07-07-2015, 08:12
Replies: 41
Views: 1,471
Posted By Rocketpop
Station to Station. His cover of Wild is the...

Station to Station.

His cover of Wild is the Wind remains my favourite cover of all time.
Forum: Music 06-07-2015, 13:13
Replies: 53
Views: 3,378
Posted By Rocketpop
You seem to have invented a song.

You seem to have invented a song.
Forum: Music 06-07-2015, 13:08
Replies: 71
Views: 4,006
Posted By Rocketpop
The difference between Kayne and Jay Z is that...

The difference between Kayne and Jay Z is that Jay Z performance was actually entertaining - even if his music isn't my kind of thing. There are no racial, language issues or even about whether...
Forum: Music Appreciation 24-06-2015, 13:38
Replies: 3,990
Views: 201,664
Posted By Rocketpop
Living4Love and Ellie_Arbuckle accounts become...

Living4Love and Ellie_Arbuckle accounts become 'inactive' at the sametime........
Forum: Music 23-06-2015, 14:30
Replies: 41
Views: 1,529
Posted By Rocketpop
What about when the artist themselves admits the...

What about when the artist themselves admits the product they has created is trash? An example being REM on their 'Around the Sun' album.
Forum: Music 23-06-2015, 09:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,026
Posted By Rocketpop
First : Chili Peppers at Wembley Arena (Dave...

First :
Chili Peppers at Wembley Arena (Dave Navarro period).

Last :
First Aid Kit at The Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Best :
Stadium - Pearl Jam at the MK Dome.
Smaller Venue - The Decemberists at The...
Forum: Music 19-06-2015, 11:27
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Rocketpop
Brilliant news. Not sure about the cover art,...

Brilliant news.

Not sure about the cover art, it's nice to see Eddie looking like Eddie again, but I prefer the covers that incorporate Eddie into the theme of the album.

Nice to see Smith and...
Forum: Music 18-06-2015, 13:59
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
:) Not remotely a MJ fan, don't own any of his...

:)

Not remotely a MJ fan, don't own any of his albums. I did grown up in the 80's though and I do remember MJ being hugely popular in my school days - horrid memories of School disco's with all the...
Forum: Music 18-06-2015, 08:47
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
Ok continuing... Recap : US Sales of Thriller +...

Ok continuing...

Recap :
US Sales of Thriller + Bad = 38 Million.
UK Sales of Thriller + Bad = 8.1 Million.

So..

Off The Wall :
US Sales : 8 Million.
Forum: Music 17-06-2015, 16:25
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
Post #3 only includes stats for those two...

Post #3 only includes stats for those two albums, and those are the stats we've been debating and referring back too.

But for clarity I'll do it later :)
Forum: Music 17-06-2015, 12:43
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
I'll post the point I made early which seems to...

I'll post the point I made early which seems to either have been ignored or misunderstood..

Thriller
US Sales : 29 Million (#1 biggest selling album in the US)
UK Sales : 4.275 Million (#6 biggest...
Forum: Music 11-06-2015, 14:26
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
Again you insist on ignoring that the singles...

Again you insist on ignoring that the singles charts in America aren't purely based on sales. The chart placings between the two countries are based on different parameters.

And if as for albums -...
Forum: Music 11-06-2015, 11:24
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rocketpop
Iron Maiden. One of the biggest bands on the...

Iron Maiden.

One of the biggest bands on the planet in the 80's releasing 7 highly rated albums. Then the 90's happened and the 4 albums they released in this decade are poor, sold badly and the...
Forum: Music 09-06-2015, 13:11
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Rocketpop
With the greatest respect (and as someone who has...

With the greatest respect (and as someone who has no interest in either Madge or Kylie whatsoever) I'd say both fans are as bad as one another on this forum. And it's quite obvious you and Ellie...
Forum: Music 09-06-2015, 09:59
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
Well firstly the singles charts are calculated...

Well firstly the singles charts are calculated differently, radio plays factor into the American system - that's why singles released after the album tend to chart higher in the States. And as I...
Forum: Music 08-06-2015, 10:55
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
All I see is a bunch of singles chart positions, ...

All I see is a bunch of singles chart positions, that's not really proof!
Forum: Music 08-06-2015, 09:44
Replies: 107
Views: 5,248
Posted By Rocketpop
Both Thriller and Bad are in the top ten biggest...

Both Thriller and Bad are in the top ten biggest selling albums of all time in the UK. Bad was much bigger for Jacko in the UK than the US (Bad isn't even in the top 100 selling albums in the US). ...
Forum: Music 02-06-2015, 15:36
Replies: 82
Views: 4,516
Posted By Rocketpop
Using some very, very basic maths - I reckon 500...

Using some very, very basic maths - I reckon 500 is somewhere roughly around 70 albums. I just don't understand how you can digest that much music in a month, you are listening to 2.2 new albums...
Forum: Music 02-06-2015, 14:15
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Rocketpop
I actually find 'Lodger' a more interesting album...

I actually find 'Lodger' a more interesting album than 'Heroes'. I feel 'Heroes' the album is often elevated due to the majestic title track, to me as an album it's the weakest of the trilogy though.
Forum: Music 02-06-2015, 10:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Rocketpop
'Hours' for me plays it to safe. It has some...

'Hours' for me plays it to safe. It has some good moments in 'Thursday Child' and 'Pretty One's Going To Hell' - but listening to the album in one sitting I found gets boring on the back straight. ...
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