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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #195 on: October 09, 2019, 03:01:14 pm »
So you donít like the classics or the new cuts...seven from new album

Not having seen Wilco since the Americana fest at Merriweather I donít really have a problem with hearing classics and I think playing most of the new album is what a band should be playing

When did Wilco go off the rails? Itís pretty easy to tell as it was captured on a pretty well known film

They're playing a sold out Anthem show. And other sold out shows at other venue significantly larger than when they were playing when that film was made. Remind me, how did they go off the rails?

you are confusing success with commercial success.
Or quality new output vs riding their laurels

Also, they didn't even sell out the DAR last time
what was the last DC date?
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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #196 on: October 09, 2019, 03:08:16 pm »
A band selling concert tickets on past glories...happens all the time

Letís not rehash old arguments...the story is well known...arguably Tweedy didnít have much choice if he wanted to survive...read his book

Itís a nostalgia show....I would guess 90% of people at Wilco will never bother to listen to new album and will be taking bathroom/smoking breaks during new songs

Nostalgia shows have their place



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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #197 on: October 09, 2019, 03:11:29 pm »
I havenít seen Wilco since Merriweather 2013 so I am looking forward to it....


...like I would a Rolling Stones show


Nothing wrong with this


Look forward to hearing a lot of old favorites and there are at least two songs on new album I really like

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #198 on: October 09, 2019, 03:29:47 pm »
So you donít like the classics or the new cuts...seven from new album

Not having seen Wilco since the Americana fest at Merriweather I donít really have a problem with hearing classics and I think playing most of the new album is what a band should be playing

When did Wilco go off the rails? Itís pretty easy to tell as it was captured on a pretty well known film

They're playing a sold out Anthem show. And other sold out shows at other venue significantly larger than when they were playing when that film was made. Remind me, how did they go off the rails?

you are confusing success with commercial success.

What's the difference? The critics have liked the newer stuff and much as the older stuff, and they've expanded their fan base and now sell more concert tickets, without trying to sound any more commercial.
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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #199 on: October 09, 2019, 03:35:30 pm »
But Wilcoís last few albums probably are selling less than 100,000 copies


Itís just that old fans still dig the old tunes so they go see them live

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #200 on: October 09, 2019, 03:38:56 pm »
But Wilcoís last few albums probably are selling less than 100,000 copies


Itís just that old fans still dig the old tunes so they go see them live

Most people don't buy albums anymore, or so I've read.

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #201 on: October 09, 2019, 03:57:13 pm »
You are such a contrarian


Whatever the equivalent of buying albums is today


Ok?

I mean I think the bestselling album chart now counts streaming as sales

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #202 on: October 09, 2019, 04:02:29 pm »
So you donít like the classics or the new cuts...seven from new album

Not having seen Wilco since the Americana fest at Merriweather I donít really have a problem with hearing classics and I think playing most of the new album is what a band should be playing

When did Wilco go off the rails? Itís pretty easy to tell as it was captured on a pretty well known film

They're playing a sold out Anthem show. And other sold out shows at other venue significantly larger than when they were playing when that film was made. Remind me, how did they go off the rails?

you are confusing success with commercial success.
Or quality new output vs riding their laurels

Also, they didn't even sell out the DAR last time
what was the last DC date?

last DC proper date was superbowl sunday in 2016 I think...
after that they have played a well attended Wolftarp show in 2017.

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #203 on: October 09, 2019, 04:05:13 pm »
Anyway, Wilco are still a fun band to see whether or not you like the most recent album(s). And their festival in Massachusetts is really the best festival. They are neither off the rails nor everyone's cup of tea.

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #204 on: October 09, 2019, 04:05:54 pm »
Anyone purchase this Robyn Hitchcock/Andy Patridge Collab?


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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #205 on: October 09, 2019, 04:07:23 pm »
re: Wilco discussion:


U2.

That is all.

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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #206 on: October 09, 2019, 04:11:02 pm »
re: Wilco discussion:


U2.

That is all.

I know it's blasphemy, but for me that's Radiohead as well.  I would still go see, and enjoy, but those early albums are the ones made for my taste.


Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #208 on: October 25, 2019, 01:22:18 pm »
man, I thought they broke up and were never going to torture us again

Coldplay new double album out in November
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Re: 2019 Albums
« Reply #209 on: October 25, 2019, 02:27:23 pm »
man, I thought they broke up and were never going to torture us again

Coldplay new double album out in November
It is incredible how fantastic their first record was and how they literally became garbage by LP 3.
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