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bobbyray21
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re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying

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Aha shake heartbreak was their best album. Because of the times wasn't bad. It couldn't live up to the first to but it was still solid. I lost all interest after the 4th album


I agree with you that A-Ha Shake was their best album. A-Ha Shake may have been their last album that had a unifying sound -- i.e. all the tracks seem like they belong together as a single work -- but imho it didn't mark the end of them making great songs.

I think Ragoo is their best song. And say what you will about Use Somebody, but I think that's a damn good song as well. Same with I Want You. Same with Back Down South. Etc. I think they're still putting otu excellent tracks.


CottonWasKing
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re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
See this is where we differ I think.


I don't think excellent tracks define a great band though. A great band, at least in my opinion, is defined by great albums. That is the true measure of greatness to me and they haven't put out a great album since aha shake.

Like I said earlier, they've shown glimpses but haven't been able to reel it in and bottle it.
This post was edited on 5/1 at 7:36 pm


bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
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See this is where we differ I think.


I don't think excellent tracks define a great band though. A great band, at least in my opinion, is defined by great albums. That is the true measure of greatness to me and they haven't put out a great album since aha shake.

Like I said earlier, they've shown glimpses but haven't been able to reel it in and bottle it.


Yes, that is where we disagree. I think the objective of a band/artist is to make great tracks. I see an album as just a compilation of tracks.



CottonWasKing
LSU Fan
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Member since Jun 2011
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re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
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Yes, that is where we disagree. I think the objective of a band/artist is to make great tracks. I see an album as just a compilation of tracks.



That's where you bring the hip-hop/rap mindset into the rock genre. There's nothing wrong with that viewpoint but it differs from mine so of course we're going to have some disagreements.

I look at an album like I do a movie. A great scene or two in a bunch of shite movies doesn't make a great director. He needs to bring it all together and produce great WHOLE works


Jax007
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Oct 2010
2421 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
I'm booking one night to go. I said frick it, yolo


LSULyle00690
LSU Fan
Hoover, AL
Member since Sep 2004
5001 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
I will always love this band, all their albums. They are pretty different but still great.

I've seen em 3 times, loved every show.

What day are they playing?


LSULyle00690
LSU Fan
Hoover, AL
Member since Sep 2004
5001 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
Hey Jax, I'm looking to get a few one day passes too, how do I get em? I went to the website but didnt see any


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TigerHam85
Hawaii Fan
59-024 Kamehameha Highway
Member since Nov 2009
31341 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
Probably one of the only big bands I'm going to skip at hangout.

Actually think I'm going to head back to the house when they start and cook a big gravy for everyone for when they get back.
This post was edited on 5/1 at 9:21 pm


Jax007
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Oct 2010
2421 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
I got an email.. Looking into Tom.


LSULyle00690
LSU Fan
Hoover, AL
Member since Sep 2004
5001 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
Can u forward the email to me ?

lwplauch@yahoo.com


Jax007
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Oct 2010
2421 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
Link pyro!


Latarian
Arkansas Fan
Thug POS
Member since Jul 2010
22464 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
KOL started sucking when you could easily discern the words Caleb was signing. His voice changed from the first two albums to what is it now, for obvious reasons, to sell more records.

sucks but that's life, I don't fault them for it.


Jax007
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Oct 2010
2421 posts

re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
go to hangout website... you can purchase there


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JPLIII
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Member since Jan 2008
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re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
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His voice is awesome.



If by awesome you mean fricking annoying, then I agree 100%.

To each his own bro, but I don't get the passion you KoL fans have towards this band.


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TFTC
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Member since May 2010
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re: Kings of Leon - back on a kick with them and now debating on buying
interesting opinions on A-Ha Shake... I couldnt get into it...

I think the turn off was hearing that taper jean girl song...


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