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Re: Guns

Postby snowman » Tue Apr 15, 2014 15:15

:butthead:

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Re: Guns

Postby drterror666 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 15:23

You'll catch a chill... :twisted:
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Re: Guns

Postby snowman » Tue Apr 15, 2014 15:53

...that's in the hands of the authorities now. Since when was mooning an arrestable offence??

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Re: Guns

Postby drterror666 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 19:31

I never said it was.

Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!


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Re: Guns

Postby snowman » Tue Apr 15, 2014 20:49


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Re: Guns

Postby psparky27 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 23:08

Hes right :) Guns pales compared to Onland !

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Re: Guns

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Re: Guns

Postby drterror666 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:30

I think that people are attracted to the different eras of Cardiacs. I was more into the 'classic line up' era, my first ever Cardiacs purchases being the Big Ship mini LP and There's Too Many Irons in the Fire 12". I thought A Little Man... was a really good album, but On Land... was just the ultimate culmination of what they'd been building up.

Of course, a lot of people came in with the 'power quartet' era, of which Guns was the end result. So, everything Heaven Born... and Sing to God led to that album, which really does divide the fanbase. That's my theory, anyway.

It doesn't really matter what era you like, as long as you love Cardiacs.
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!


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Re: Guns

Postby Sterbus » Thu Apr 24, 2014 00:34

anything anyplace anywhere for no reason at all
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Re: Guns

Postby drterror666 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:34

Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!


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Postby dogsetc. » Fri May 23, 2014 18:06



This is really fascinating. I've only listened/watched a bit, but i suppose the thing is to have it playing along, as if you're in there with him. He's become quite sympathetic, or empathetic... i'm not sure if this is a prevailing genre of YouTubery, but it's new to me, and idiomatically quite delightful...

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Re: Guns

Postby Snardbafulator » Sat May 24, 2014 00:38

Wow, I never look at this forum anymore ...

I pretty much can see where everyone's coming from on Guns and it's entirely fair that Cardiacs fans have their particular favorite albums. I'm torn between On Land ... and Garage Concerts ... but then I smack my skull because how could I leave out Sing to God ...

Okay okay, StG had got to be my favorite ... but wait! ... D'oh !

I just don't like to see Guns get slagged for anything but the production -- and even there, distinctions should be made between the mix, which is excellent, and the mastering, which appears to be yet another victim (somewhat like the HB&EB remaster) of the Loudness Wars.

Guns, on its own terms, is an extraordinarily good album.

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Re: Guns

Postby psparky27 » Sat May 24, 2014 00:57

There is no doubt it is a great album but its not the best but lets not get into that it just does have that "feel" yes great tunes , awesome lyrics....i could go on and on !

The thing is i went to gigs from 80-90-00 and the buzz .... the essence of what makes this glorious band special comes from them being a great live show and the time when that stage was briming to the full !

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