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Great Albums with one (really) naff track

Discussion in 'music' started by mikechadwick, Jun 27, 2022.

  1. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    Lennon hated it too, you're in good company.
     
  2. MVV

    MVV pfm Member

    You could put a cracking Beatles compilation Album together that would be totally unlistenable. Quite a fun Item, I'd buy it but it wouldn't get played.

     
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  3. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Spoilt for choice surely.
     
  4. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    Love – Da Capo. A brilliant album, second only to Forever Changes but it has one dodgy track; Revelation.
     
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  5. ciderglider

    ciderglider pfm Member

    I was going to nominate Equator from Sparks' Kimono My House, but humming it to myself I'm quite liking it now, and it has become an earworm.
     
  6. vince rocker

    vince rocker pfm Member

    Islands is OK at best and any song from it would be naff on The Band or Big Pink (Georgia excepted, but that's a cover made great by Richard Manuel's vocal).
     
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  7. Bart

    Bart pfm Member

    Out of all Macca’s dodgy efforts it’s certainly not the worst one :D
    (Seemed to go down well at Glasto too)
     
  8. DipsyDave

    DipsyDave pfm Member

    Also, Talking In My Sleep from Four Sail. Jars with the rest of the album. Whereas everything else on it sounds pure late 60s, that one seems to hark back to around 1964.
     
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  9. DipsyDave

    DipsyDave pfm Member

    Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast, on Floyd's Atom Heart Mother. Bit of a waste really. Love the other three tracks on the second side. Might be in a minority here, but I do like the AHM suite on side 1 as well.
     
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  10. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    I could never really be doing with LA Blues on The Stooges ‘Fun House’ (cue cries of ‘best track on the album mate!)
     
  11. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    Unfashionably, I rate AHM as one of Floyd’s best albums and I even like the breakfast track.
     
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  12. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    Embarrassed to say that I haven’t got Four Sail and can’t remember what it sounds like.
     
  13. mikechadwick

    mikechadwick pfm Member

    Shame it's the whole of side 2 :eek:
     
  14. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    Quite, that’s how good the rest of the album is.
     
  15. Engels

    Engels pfm Member

    oh god yes... you win. I bet Miles is still smiling ;) about the inclusion of 'Nothing Like You' - 1:55 of the most unlikely music on any Miles record
     
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  16. Engels

    Engels pfm Member

    I was going to say ' Well Its True That We Love One Another' on 'Elephant' by The White Stripes, or 'Mother's Lament' from 'Disraeli Gears' by Cream... but the Miles Davis one beats them
     
  17. cj66

    cj66 pfm Member

    I don't dislike it but know what you mean, it's severely out of place. Much like Hot Dog on Zep's In Through The Out Door.
     
  18. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    "We'd like to make the album just under two minutes longer. Do you have anything we might be able to use? Ideally it should be a completely different band in a completely different style recorded years earlier with a cheesy crooner. How about an outtake from that Christmas compilation we did? That would be perfect..."
     
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  19. notaclue

    notaclue pfm Member

    How's about Husker Du's mighty and magnificent 'Flip Your Wig'.

    What were they thinking including this...

     
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  20. seagull

    seagull Seabird flavour member

    I wonder how long a thread about this would last on the Steve Hoffman Forum.
     

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