Best Year in Music?

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Post by Tom4 »

jonas wrote:1977 and 2002 were both pretty hot.
I'll second 2002.

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i'll second 1997, but i thought 2002 was lacking really. i can't think of any one major release that i still listen to today that came out in 2002. the only one that is popping in my head is busted stuff by the dave matthews band, but i haven't heard that album in 6 years and it's not exactly something i love either. i don't really remember now what i bought in 2002. that's sad really.


*edit* after doing a search of albums released in 2002 i only found two albums that i really dug that year. weezer's maldroit and tracy chapman's let it rain. i still have the weezer album, but i don't have the tracy chapman album.

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Tom4 wrote:
I'll second 2002.
Translation: You Forgot it in People came out.

Full disclosure: I'm listening to "Late Nineties Bedroom Rock..." while typing this comment.

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grounded5am wrote:i'll second 1997, but i thought 2002 was lacking really. i can't think of any one major release that i still listen to today that came out in 2002. the only one that is popping in my head is busted stuff by the dave matthews band, but i haven't heard that album in 6 years and it's not exactly something i love either. i don't really remember now what i bought in 2002. that's sad really.


*edit* after doing a search of albums released in 2002 i only found two albums that i really dug that year. weezer's maldroit and tracy chapman's let it rain. i still have the weezer album, but i don't have the tracy chapman album.
Wilco/Flaming Lips hater!

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Josh B. wrote: Is the Quasar Wut Wut box set finally coming out?
quasarwutwut wrote:Coming out.... next year. Yep. No reason it shouldn't, right?
I heard you were holding back because your record company wouldn't spring for BluRay.

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LionIndex wrote: Translation: You Forgot it in People came out.

Full disclosure: I'm listening to "Late Nineties Bedroom Rock..." while typing this comment.
You people know me entirely too well. It's sweet.

Also of 2002:

Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
Pretty Girls Make Graves - Good Health
Talib Kweli - Quality
DJ/Rupture - Minesweeper Suite
RJD2 - Deadringer
McLusky - McLusky Do Dallas
The Streets - Original Pirate Material
The Notwist - Neon Golden
Flaming Lips - Yoshimi
Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
Bright Eyes - Lifted
Doves - The Last Broadcast

There are a lot of other albums from that year that I've loved at one point or another, but I STILL listen to EVERY one of those albums on a fairly regular basis. That's saying something.

Plus, yeah, Broken Social Scene.

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Tom4 wrote: Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
Pretty Girls Make Graves - Good Health
Talib Kweli - Quality
DJ/Rupture - Minesweeper Suite
RJD2 - Deadringer
McLusky - McLusky Do Dallas
The Streets - Original Pirate Material
The Notwist - Neon Golden
Flaming Lips - Yoshimi
Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
Bright Eyes - Lifted
Doves - The Last Broadcast

There are a lot of other albums from that year that I've loved at one point or another, but I STILL listen to EVERY one of those albums on a fairly regular basis. That's saying something.

Plus, yeah, Broken Social Scene.
Amen, brother, plus some words from the chorus:

Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow This was on my top 10 list that year, but I haven't listened to it in a while...thanks for the reminder.
The Notwist - Neon Golden Yup
Flaming Lips - Yoshimi
Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes Oh shit, I forgot about this. I carried this around so much in my truck and at work that it eventually got futzed up. Will the RIAA call me a thief if I download it for free now?
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf Yup.

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No love for "Sea Change"?

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Post by BoogieMan »

How come noone goes for the classic choice: 1969

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