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Wilco

Post by He's So High » 09 Nov 2014, 14:19

Just listening to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot for the first time in a while, reminded me of what a great band they are. Any other fans?

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Re: Wilco

Post by TripleJay97 » 09 Nov 2014, 16:00

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is the only album I've heard by them. It was pretty good, too!
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Re: Wilco

Post by Miki » 09 Nov 2014, 16:57

I heard things of theirs here and there but they are definitely a band I'd like to explore more.
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Re: Wilco

Post by He's So High » 10 Nov 2014, 21:15

A great group, although I think the whole furore around Yankee Hotel Foxtrot has perhaps made the kind of legend surrounding it more notable than the actual music, which is a shame.

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Re: Wilco

Post by MsMagicAmerica » 12 Jan 2015, 04:46

I've always heard of them but only know their song "How to Fight Loneliness" (which I've loved since I saw the movie Girl Interrupted)

They have so many albums though and I would love to get into them, but have no idea where to start. Any suggestions?

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Re: Wilco

Post by Petter » 25 Jan 2015, 18:35

They are one of my favourite bands, I own every studio album they have released. Saw them back i 99 at Roskilde in one of the tents and fell instantly in love with them. My favourite record is probably Being There, but Summerteeth, YHF are also really good. Some of them, like A Ghost Is Born and Wilco the album, are more average...

Excelent live band as well... the last time I saw them was in Gøteborg, they played the same night as Blur at Way Out West 2012.

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Re: Wilco

Post by AdvertBreak » 25 Jan 2015, 19:23

Love a lot of Yankee then I get bored. Summerteeth isn't my thing but I've not 'abandoned' them as such, I just don't know where to go next.

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Re: Wilco

Post by He's So High » 25 Jan 2015, 21:54

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and Summerteeth are the most acclaimed, for good reason. A Ghost is Born is also pretty special. I recommend any of those three for starters, though with a special emphasis on YHF!

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Re: Wilco

Post by AdvertBreak » 25 Jan 2015, 22:34

Ah OK thanks, I'll check out AGIB. Probably try and have a bit more time for ST and YHF too.

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Re: Wilco

Post by Petter » 26 Jan 2015, 22:08

Or you could just check out one of the funniest videos on youtube; Jeff Tweedy covering The Black Eyed Peas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3PRmu0tr6k

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Re: Wilco

Post by TripleJay97 » 28 Apr 2015, 07:09

I am in love with Heavy Metal Drummer right now.
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Post by Foggy » 28 Apr 2015, 09:11

I'm not overly familiar with their stuff, but Jeff Tweedy's Black Eyed Peas cover is one of my favourite things on the 'net.

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Re: Wilco

Post by AdvertBreak » 17 Jul 2015, 01:45

Oh, heck!

Might wanna see my post in Albums for 2015 thread.

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Re: Wilco

Post by AdvertBreak » 17 Jul 2015, 02:35

My first thoughts are that it could be more experimental (more songs in the vein of the EKG intro) but there was plenty to keep me quite interested. However, it could be better. For example, the last third of Where Do I Begin with its sudden upbeatness and backwards drumming could make a great track by itself, but its attached into a less notable 2/3s, but I still quite like it. King of You is the most catchy melody.

This is just first listen of course. Opinions are likely to change.

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Re: Wilco

Post by TripleJay97 » 17 Jul 2015, 09:08

My computer is refusing to open the zip file, i've downloaded it twice :/
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