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Blind Melon underrated



Blind Melon is always thought of as a one-hit wonder, and I never even gave their next two albums, Soup and Nico, a listen before about a week ago and I was really impressed. Hoon had a great voice and I love how varied their sound is. Shame they came to an end so quick.






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cfish140
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my dad was at the show in which the lead singer OD'd on the bus right before





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rutiger
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They put an amazing show as well. I saw them a few times live. I still have the ticket stub from the night shannon died.





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CottonWasKing
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Blind melon is amazing





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Jonas
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Couldn't agree more. All of their songs are great.





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kjntgr
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They put an amazing show as well. I saw them a few times live. I still have the ticket stub from the night shannon died.



I bet u were pissed, did u get a refund?






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rutiger
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quote: They put an amazing show as well. I saw them a few times live. I still have the ticket stub from the night shannon died. I bet u were pissed, did u get a refund?


Actually, i lived in nj at the time. I saw them like 2 weeks before he died. But my friend was living in nola at the time, he knew i was a huge fan, so instead of getting a refund, he sent me the stub.






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iluvdatiger
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Mouthful of Cavities is probably one of my top 5 favorite songs ever





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CottonWasKing
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Mouthful of Cavities is probably one of my top 5 favorite songs ever


Definitely






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I'm a big fan. Always wonder what they could've done had they had more time. Mouth full of cavities is right up there for me too.

I hate hearing them called a one hit wonder, as no rains success seems to diminish the quality of the rest of the catalog. Change is probably pretty close to the top of my most played in iTunes (especially if you include a few various live versions in the total count)






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I can't lie, I tried to like Blind Melon but I just don't. I don't like his voice or the sound. No Rain is the only song I've heard from them that I like at all.







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Posted by iluvdatiger Mouthful of Cavities is probably one of my top 5 favorite songs ever


Agreed.

Holyman has always had a special place in my life.






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dang, I know that Woodstock footage is from the early/mid 90's but it looks straight from 1973.

1080p






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iluvdatiger
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No Rain is the polar opposite of the rest of their work. So I can understand why you would say that if you love No Rain. The rest of us prob like No Rain the least of all





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RogerTheShrubber
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I can't lie, I tried to like Blind Melon but I just don't. I don't like his voice or the sound.


I'm with you. Better lead singer and they would be a very good band IMO. I just can't dig his voice in many of the songs. Not all, but a good many..



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there are very few songs that can put me at ease, this is one of them:

Change






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RogerTheShrubber
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Oh, I like some of their songs but in many of them I have to overcome his voice. Just personal preference. I like a strong voice normally and his isn't.





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Gnar Cat21
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Who the hell considers them a one hit wonder?


Both albums are incredible (soup and blind melon)







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