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I took me a while to get it...

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Matt Till, Aug 6, 2004.


  1. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    You ever have an album that one day just clicked with you. You'd listened to it a few times and went "meh." Then one day, everything made sense?...

    Fates Warning "A Pleasant Shade of Grey."



    O.... M.... F.... G....


    So good, so very very good. I don't know why I didn't love it from the start. I'd listened to it 3 times and it was OK, but I listened to it yesterday and it blew me away.

    Between this and Meshuggah, I'm becoming a prog metal kid... oh boy. :rollno: :D

    I didn't get Primus... until I took the up the bass. :D

    What about you guys/gals? This ever happen to you.
     
  2. BassGod

    BassGod

    Jan 21, 2004
    Yes it has. Strangely with one of my favourite bands. I've loved all of Iron Maiden's work the first time I'd heard it, except for one CD. At first, I didn't understand why everyone thought 'The Number Of The Beast' was so great, and then one day (while listening to '22 Acacia Avenue') it clicked. Man that's a good record. Maybe even a little better than 'Piece Of Mind'. It's been in my CD player non-stop for the longest time. :)

    Peace,
    Graeme :bassist:
     
  3. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    This happens all the time. Some albums that this happened with me were Sex Mob's 'Solid Sender', Soul Junk's '1956' (superb - former member of Truman's Water), Tom Waits' 'Mule Variations' (that was my whole Tom Waits turning point)....hmmm..that's all I can think of now.

    brad cook
     
  4. Marlat

    Marlat

    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Happens to me all the time with albums:

    Katatonia - Viva Empitness (definately the best rock/metal album of 2003 by a long shot)

    Frank Zappa - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life

    are a couple of examples...I agree that APSOG is a top album...but Messugah prog metal? pft!
     
  5. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Prog kids are dorks.

    There were a few bands that took a while for me to "get":

    Van Halen
    Counting Crows
    Foo Fighters
     
  6. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I'm still working on getting Pink Floyd.

    By "working on," I mean not listening to them whenever possible.
     
  7. outofthedeep

    outofthedeep Guest

    Jan 14, 2004
    East Texas
    :rollno:
     
  8. Supertramps breakfast in america
     
  9. fatbassjazzer

    fatbassjazzer

    Feb 27, 2004
    ATL
    Contraband by Velvet Revolver. The first few times I just thought it was a decent cd. After listening to it a bunch, it really grew on me and I can't get enough of it.
     
  10. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Heathen.
     
  11. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    you like counting crows and your calling the prog kids dorks?? ;)

    "Mr.Strange and me.... tell Brendan a fairytale.... I've got goofy hair... etc."
     
  12. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I also like the Cardigans.
     
  13. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I know, but you asked us not to hold it against you, so I didn't mention it.
     
  14. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Wait, I like the band Garbage, does that count against me?
     
  15. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    In secret though he harbors that in his heart and loathes you for it. It boils and seethes in a steamy cauldron of hate and malice, slowly consuming him from the inside out. He WILL get you, Benjamin Strange....oh yes.

    brad cook
     
  16. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    :hyper: I'll be keeping an eye out!
     
  17. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    I agree. Alot of my friends think they are just the best. But I never understood what the big deal is. I like some of the blues guitar solos. But other than that.......... :eek:
     
  18. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    We be tight.

    Now, if I should, say, mention I intensely dislike Rush, I think I'd be summarily dismissed from Talkbass.

    Oh, wait...
     
  19. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Well, it's hardly a secret now is it? Jerk. ;)
     
  20. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Oh now, benjamin won't ever see it....I put him on ignore.

    :eyebrow:

    brad cook