30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997

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30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« on: June 11, 2020, 06:56:33 AM »
Bitter Sweet Symphony- The Verve

Very close second: Building a Mistery- Sarah Mclachlan

Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall.
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2020, 07:00:49 AM »
"Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall." - I can't believe you said that MPare!!!!!

If You Wear That Velvet Dress (or almost any song from POP!)
All of my colors turn to blue

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2020, 07:06:30 AM »
"Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall." - I can't believe you said that MPare!!!!!

If You Wear That Velvet Dress (or almost any song from POP!)

 :P
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2020, 07:07:15 AM »
"Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall." - I can't believe you said that MPare!!!!!

If You Wear That Velvet Dress (or almost any song from POP!)

 :P
Actually, I should have expected this from you!  ;D
All of my colors turn to blue

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2020, 07:08:58 AM »
Another belting year....

Of course we had Pop Pop Pop Pop Pop Pop Pop music from u2.....Mofo, Miami, DYFL et al - all great.

OK Computer from Radiohead includes gems like Lucky, Airbag, Paranoid Android.

Homogenic by Bjork gave us Bachelorette.

Portishead and their self titled album gave us All Mine and Only You

The Attack of The Grey Lantern by Mansun gave us Wide Open Space, She Makes My Nose Bleed and Stripper Vicar.

Dig Your Own Hole by The Chemical Brothers included gems like Block Rockin' Beats and Elektrobank.

The Fat of The Land - The Prodigy gave us Breathe.

So many others too - a great year.

But in my book everything released that year has to take a back seat to an album that still to this day is in heavy rotation at An Tha Towers:

Dig Me Out - Sleater Kinney.

This album never ceases to floor me, i'd argue it is top 5 of all time by anybody.

From it i could pick any number of songs - from the urgent and catchy as hell opener and title track Dig Me Out to the just glorious Little Babies...One More Hour is the best break up song i have ever heard especially as the two people who broke up are the ones singing it!

I'm going with the albums big emotional stunner though....

The best song of 1997 in my book is, this masterpiece....."Jenny" by Sleater Kinney.






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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2020, 07:13:36 AM »
Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall.

 :'( :'( :'( :'( >:( >:( >:( >:(

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2020, 07:14:56 AM »
Please - U2.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2020, 07:20:31 AM »
Nothing especially interesting from U2 that I can recall.

 :'( :'( :'( :'( >:( >:( >:( >:(

I was trolling the Pop-squad.  ;)

Iím actually picking as it felt for me during that year. I was not very fond of Pop when it came out, but it has grown a great deal over the years. Please and Gone are 2 of my all-time favorites.
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2020, 09:26:20 AM »
Lucky - Radiohead

Other songs worth mentioning:
Song 2 - Blur
Please - U2
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
I feel my luck could change.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2020, 10:00:51 AM »
So my Fave from that year would have to be......Staring at the Sun U2, Elegantly Wasted Inxs, and Its no Good Depeche Mode
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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2020, 10:10:58 AM »
First off, I salute all the great picks so far. Never been much for SK, but if you've never heard One More Hour, wtf r u waiting for? Remedy that shit stat.

Anyway, my pick:



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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2020, 10:34:08 AM »

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2020, 12:00:36 PM »
Let Down -Radiohead

Runner ups

Sonnet - The Verve
Wake Up Dead Man - U2
Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2020, 12:08:34 PM »
So damn difficult but my vote goes out to...

Paranoid Android - Radiohead

BjŲrk, U2 and Blur as solid runner ups.
A dangerous idea that almost makes sense...

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1997
« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2020, 12:49:03 PM »
Gone - U2

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