Albums and Artists

Do you have a favourite band?

When it comes to music, many people, when asked, will tell you that they have a favourite artist or band. Some people will probably list off a few if pressed. I can’t do that, not really. I tend to go for tracks rather than artists. I could name any number of tracks I like. I may even have one or two off the same album but chances are that if I like a song I won’t like the majority of that persons/groups stuff.

Metallica, Fleetwood Mac, Megadeth, Roxette, QueenCeelo Green and Savage Garden to name a few. All great artists or bands and I really like the songs listed. But if I like 2 songs on an album then… Well! B-)
So far I have only found one band I actually like enough to put an album on and listen to the whole thing after the first listen through. Ozric Tentacles.

Do you guys have a favourite band? And by that I mean actually enjoying the majority of the songs released as singles or on albums?

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BTW… If the wife reads this (Hey, sweetie!) and actually follows the links she will probably be surprised I didn’t use my standard song of theirs. B-)

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24 thoughts on “Albums and Artists”

  1. Oh dear – well, I never like every song by an artist, either. Sometimes complete albums aren’t on the list (Death Magnetic, anyone?), but Metallica is also my top favourite, after all these years. When I was a teen, it was Metallica, Supertramp and Yes (pre-90125 album works). I’ll still stick with those, but add in Tori Amos and Tool. Sometimes I just like one album – like Pink Floyd’s the Wall.
    My Sweetie is a DJ, so I am BOMBARDED with music whenever he is home. We do not share the same tastes – he would say Beastie Boys and De la Soul and Wilco and (sadly for him) Bowie and Prince. And about a gazillion others. Neko Case, Lucinda Williams, Anthrax!

    I should send you the link to his podcasts, you might like it! Last one was themed for the 4th of July so very American.

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    1. I have a wide taste in music. I do like early tool stuff, but the latter stuff out me off. Never liked supertramp… But I also do like a couple of Prince songs. Diamonds and pearls and batdance mainly. I also liked anthrax and public enemy (bring the noise)… But then I liked the whole judgement night soundtrack.

      But pass on the link!

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  2. Oh man I forgot I could go on… Have you heard Aphex Twin? Kinda ambient like your Ozric (not my cuppa, sorry). His videos are SCARY, too. Come to Daddy: https://youtu.be/h-9UvrLyj3k
    (an aside, he is a dead ringer for my hubby, when not making twisted faces, which makes the videos even creepier for me). Also your Megadeth link didn’t work!

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    1. Apex twin is aka polygon window, who did “surfing on sine waves” in the early 90s when I was getting into The Prodigy. Yep, I liked done of hits stuff.. But it’s a bit samey for me.

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      1. Oh yeah, he likes the Prodigy too…sounds like you have as an eclectic taste has himself does! Let me figure out how to get a link without involving Facebook…he used to be live every Thursday but they went with all local people on that station, so now just podcasts.

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