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  • spindle9988 14 Mar 2013 15:11:02 4,121 posts
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    Tempted to get this today. What do you guys think of the new album?
  • TheSaint 14 Mar 2013 15:36:03 16,102 posts
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    I was tempted for a fiver as well. I spotted it on Music Unlimited but not had a chance to give it a go yet.
  • craigy Staff 14 Mar 2013 16:06:02 8,420 posts
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    Oof, that Soulwax mixtape is amazing!
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 20 Nov 2015 11:01:25 437 posts
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    Looks like he's still God
  • jaangus 20 Nov 2015 11:11:27 3,902 posts
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    I like bowie a lot but I'm not sure what to make of that last panthers theme or indeed the actual programme.
  • Dougs 20 Nov 2015 11:13:52 75,870 posts
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    It's definitely a bit weird. Not convinced yet, need another few listens.
  • drhickman1983 20 Nov 2015 11:20:50 2,591 posts
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    Reminds me of Outside. Kinda like it, though it's probably the weirdest thing he's done since, well, Outside.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 00:46:49 437 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    It's definitely a bit weird. Not convinced yet, need another few listens.
    On first viewing maybe. But if references all his personas and is quite clever on repeat viewing sans mind blowing.

    Love the sound too, subtle brass, great bass beat and Bowies voice is always ace. Guy could make a sun article sound like poetry to be fair :)
  • Dirtbox Best Forumite, 2015 21 Nov 2015 00:50:24 84,915 posts
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    I think it's crap, but it's Bowie so it gets a pass. He can do whatever he wants.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 00:55:11 437 posts
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    Haha, so true!

    I love it, but it's almost perfume levels of glossy bullshit.
  • hillbilly66 21 Nov 2015 00:55:32 1,799 posts
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    Old people trying to be contemporary always seems desperate. McCartney, Dave Gilmour... It seems tragic.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 00:57:41 437 posts
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    He's not trying, he's Bowie. Unless you mean contemporary like the idea catalogue? :)
  • hillbilly66 21 Nov 2015 00:59:22 1,799 posts
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    hehe, I guess. 70s bowie could rule the world.
  • FuzzyDuck 21 Nov 2015 01:03:57 7,739 posts
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    Considering their contributions to music, I think Bowie and McCartney have earned the right to do whatever the fuck they want (I think Gilmore is a bit overrated; there was much better prog rock getting released way back when, Pink Floyd achieved critical mass ahead of a lot of other bands for some unknown reason).
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 01:04:02 437 posts
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    Any era Bowie does. His last album was ace!
  • hillbilly66 21 Nov 2015 01:08:29 1,799 posts
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    Young people are filled with emo and fire; this makes them terrible people but great artists. Just my opinion. Old people are empathic and wise and shit at art. This is only compounded if they are rich and content.

    Edited by hillbilly66 at 01:09:11 21-11-2015
  • mAc6 21 Nov 2015 01:10:31 2,025 posts
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    Bowie can suck mine
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 01:17:16 437 posts
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  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2015 01:20:11 437 posts
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    mAc6 wrote:
    Bowie can suck mine
    He probably would, whilst Kate moss blows Coke up his arse
  • mAc6 21 Nov 2015 01:25:14 2,025 posts
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    i really like Kate Moss you know
  • PES_Fanboy Funniest Forumite, 2015 21 Nov 2015 02:20:57 31,397 posts
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    Even when Bowie is crap, he does it in such a way that he's the best at being crap
  • Nanocrystal 21 Nov 2015 05:24:48 1,414 posts
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    Sounds fucking brilliant to my ears, stoked for the new album now.
  • DUFFMAN5 21 Nov 2015 06:15:22 18,482 posts
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    OP misspelt Dylan.

    Actually like a bit of Bowie, not as much as Dylan or Floyd, but no denying his talent and impact on music.
  • Dirtbox Best Forumite, 2015 21 Nov 2015 06:19:19 84,915 posts
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    Has Bowie been impactful on music?

    I never got the impression he was incredibly influential musically, more that he just sort of floated above the whole thing, being Bowie.

    Edited by Dirtbox at 06:20:02 21-11-2015
  • DUFFMAN5 21 Nov 2015 06:24:14 18,482 posts
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    @Dirtbox
    Morning Db, surely he has. The amount of bands that doff their boas at him.
    He is not only a "musical genius" but by the power of Labyrinth can change his eye colour at will.
    Most importantly and I have mentioned this before but the first 12" single I bought was the still sublime Modern Love.
    :)
  • PES_Fanboy Funniest Forumite, 2015 21 Nov 2015 06:33:49 31,397 posts
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    I don't think there would have been New Wave without him
  • Dirtbox Best Forumite, 2015 21 Nov 2015 06:43:15 84,915 posts
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    Possibly. He might have kicked off that whole genre now I think about it. But I still feel like most of his influence was rooted in style and attitude.

    Edited by Dirtbox at 06:44:19 21-11-2015
  • mAc6 21 Nov 2015 10:06:30 2,025 posts
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    Didn't he also invent that knife in 80s?
  • Ingram85 21 Nov 2015 10:36:40 95 posts
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    That was plop, reminded me of Mulligan and O'Hare off the smell of Reeves & Mortimer.

    What was Old Gregg doing showing up at the end too?

    It was just bad.
  • drhickman1983 21 Nov 2015 10:44:46 2,591 posts
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    No, you're bad.
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