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Llamadance Posted - 03/27/2007 : 00:17:08
Discussion about the leak goes in here to save anyone who doesn't have it from having to read about it.

So lyrics, theories, tabs etc... all in here.

I'll get the ball rolling.....


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The Maharal Posted - 01/27/2018 : 11:46:29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m8dCI_nJbE

Such a scream
joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/26/2010 : 08:05:38
quote:
Originally posted by lucmove

Hi langdonboom. Regarding 2 posts above:

FWIW, I haven't had the pleasure to listen to Ft. Wayne yet, so I can't evaluate any comments about that. I haven't heard but a couple of tracks of Christmass yet either. Same problem.

About Kim, the problem is that everyone is speculating about what perhaps might just as well possibly have happened, but nobody KNOWS what really happened. Still considering it did happen, it's still just a matter of taste. Even among Pixies/FB fans there are those that feel the Pixies belong in the past and should be left alone. What if Kim also feels that way? She has every right to feel that way, or to think that whatever Frank came up with was good, but not good enough to support the idea of a new Pixies album. I, for one, strongly hope that they will come up with something really NEW or just forget about it. You know, in the name of dignity. I don't want a sequel to Trompe le Monde. Yeah, I would buy and probably enjoy it, but it would leave me with a bit of a sad aftertaste. Many interviews show us that the Pixies themselves are afraid of something like that.

Or maybe, who knows, maybe Kim Deal liked the songs, but said "that's nice, Charles, but wait until you hear these couple ideas I just had" and maybe Frank agreed and they're cooking up something else right now.

Or maybe Santiago or Lovering vetoed something about the new Pixies album.

Maybe personal reasons got in the way and they didn't even have a chance to discuss the artistic issues.

Who knows?

In any case, I think it is very premature to blame Kim Deal for anything whatsoever at this time.

yeah, i agree with alot of that. I remember hearing an interview of charles saying that he and the other songwriter (kim) would get together and see what they could come up with. (i'm paraphrasing). first off i tohught it very cool for him to make it sound like they had equal input to the songwriting. he also mentioned like you said that they put out five great albums and didn't want to ruin that streak. rarely does a musician turn down potential money. and i think thats awesome that they did that. i know the album would have been awesome, but i respect their decision.

i wish they would just make one song every year and once they get like 20 just put those on an album. i don't hear alot about bam thwok or ain't that pretty at all here on the forum but those songs are sooooooo soooooooo awesome. Just one song a year charles. pleeeeeeeeeeeeeese.

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/26/2010 : 04:54:32
quote:
Originally posted by billgoodman

Jean sang on Manitoba, as did an other woman. So technically there were women singing on Frank's record before Strange Goodbye.

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BF: Mag ik Engels spreken?



whoa. really? I never noticed.

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/25/2010 : 12:16:51
quote:
Originally posted by langdonboom

quote:
Originally posted by MissMaceo

"really don't like the fact he's releasing this as black francis though."

why?



Fucks up your itunes?



haha!

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/25/2010 : 09:56:12
quote:
Originally posted by Kirk

quote:
Originally posted by Brank_Flack

are the youtube videos official like the christmass videos?



No. Fans of the Man.



can this be the next tribute album title?

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coastline Posted - 03/25/2010 : 09:55:04
Violet's son pained the actual cover, which was a nice touch. But I still like the Brood painting better.



And all of this for nuthin', after all my huffin' and puffin'.
joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/25/2010 : 09:42:48
quote:
Originally posted by coastline

I think this would be the perfect one for cover art ... I'm using it as my iTunes art for the album ...






Please pardon me, for these my wrongs.


this cover would have been way better. less subtle butt better.

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/25/2010 : 09:41:19
quote:
Originally posted by Jose Jones

you forgot bossanova, joe FITZ, which is kind of... pissing me off.

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they were the heroes of old, men of renown.



haha. as well you should be. becuase that would go after trompe le monde. it is the fifth greatest album of all time.

and christmass would go before devils workshop. it would be higher if it were just the new songs.

and snake oil and that other straight to i-tunes.

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/25/2010 : 09:37:08
quote:
Originally posted by 2Strings

quote:
Originally posted by Joey Joe Jo Jr. Chabadoo

I like it a lot. You cant' break a heart and have it (true statement) is my favorite of the week.

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Yeah i have found myself totally hooked by this song also, i am going to see if i can find some Brood albums around and check out his other material.



does anyone know of the best best brood album to start with? has brian asked charles what his favorite is?

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/24/2010 : 08:25:15
quote:
Originally posted by billgoodman

I don't go with that, of course he may have checked somethings online
but you can find lot's of expositions, a musuem an tons of books on Brood here.
the statue of Herman Brood is placed at the venue were FB played
lot's of shows with the Catholics. Zwolle isn't punkrock-city number one,
nobody plays there, believe me. To me the only way that it makes sense that he played
there was that he had a friend in the area. Maybe the club's promoter or something like that. So my guess is that he knows the place well. That's great, for a musician it's common to know Amsterdam or Utrecht, but Zwolle...no way. Frank is special

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BF: Mag ik Engels spreken?



i'd be curious to hear from charles how he got into herman brood, and yes, how he did his research.

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coastline Posted - 03/24/2010 : 06:58:55
quote:
Originally posted by Miles Nevermore

"For some, the end of miles is Denver, Colorado..."


Hey, where in Denver do you live?



And all of this for nuthin', after all my huffin' and puffin'.
joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/24/2010 : 06:20:34
quote:
Originally posted by The Marsist

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXfkeZWGH-4

theres a homemade video for your mouth into mine.


Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude.
-Beck






that video is sexy.

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darwin Posted - 03/23/2010 : 17:44:50
And Christmass.
Jose Jones Posted - 03/23/2010 : 17:33:47
you forgot bossanova, joe FITZ, which is kind of... pissing me off.

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they were the heroes of old, men of renown.
Brank_Flack Posted - 03/23/2010 : 12:42:39
quote:
Originally posted by joe FITZ of molly BANG

quote:
Originally posted by vilainde

[quote]Originally posted by PixieSteve



I usually rank FB records like this, from fave to least fave:
1. TOTY
2. FB&TC
3. BLD
4. SMYT
5. DITS
6. COR
7. FB
8. DW
9. FMRM
10. HC
11. Pist

(although that list is quite unfair to FB & DW). And after 2 or 3 listens I'd say BF is around #3.



Denis

"Can you hear me? I aint got shit to say."


I know this was fifty years ago, but is there a place to post your lists? my fave albums in order are:

Doolittle
Come on pilgrim
Surfer rosa
Trompe le monde
Complete b-sides
TOTY
FB
FB & TC
Oddballs
Cult of Ray
BLD
Bluefinger
Svn Fingers
DITS
DW
frank black francis demo disc
SMYT
black stool sessions
Pistolero
live at newport (pixies)
petit fours
Honeycomb
FMRM
frank black francis two pale boys mix disc

am i forgetting any?

(don't have der golem yet)

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Yeah, there's a thread called Rank Frank somewhere in the other Frank Black section, it'll have everybody's rankings if you're interested in looking

In regards to the song list, he says in live in nijmegen (sp?) that your mouth into mine is about one of herman's tours
joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/23/2010 : 11:09:04
quote:
Originally posted by Llamadance

Pasty - drugs
Threshold - his suicide
Pilot - suicide
Lolita - to his daughter (?)
rubber - drugs
Angels - his suicide
Mouth - hmm, sex?
D36 - meeting his wife
heart - a cover
Money - Nina Hagen (?)
Bluefinger - Brood looking back


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great job. was this mentioned in a podcast and I missed it? it should've been. it'a really interesting! :)

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joe FITZ of molly BANG Posted - 03/23/2010 : 11:05:09
quote:
Originally posted by vilainde

[quote]Originally posted by PixieSteve



I usually rank FB records like this, from fave to least fave:
1. TOTY
2. FB&TC
3. BLD
4. SMYT
5. DITS
6. COR
7. FB
8. DW
9. FMRM
10. HC
11. Pist

(although that list is quite unfair to FB & DW). And after 2 or 3 listens I'd say BF is around #3.



Denis

"Can you hear me? I aint got shit to say."


I know this was fifty years ago, but is there a place to post your lists? my fave albums in order are:

Doolittle
Come on pilgrim
Surfer rosa
Trompe le monde
Complete b-sides
TOTY
FB
FB & TC
Oddballs
Cult of Ray
BLD
Bluefinger
Svn Fingers
DITS
DW
frank black francis demo disc
SMYT
black stool sessions
Pistolero
live at newport (pixies)
petit fours
Honeycomb
FMRM
frank black francis two pale boys mix disc

am i forgetting any?

(don't have der golem yet)

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Grotesque Posted - 02/17/2010 : 07:06:11
Guys, would you please stop spoiling that Bluefinger album!
I want to have fresh ears when I finally listen to it!
Miles Nevermore Posted - 02/13/2010 : 08:12:45
quote:
Originally posted by coastline

Oh, and I've got a theory on "Your Mouth Into Mine" that is really tenuous at best. I think he's singing to ... well, it sounds dumb to say it out loud ... a river. Don't know what river. Help me out, Jop. What river goes by Zwolle? I really think he's singing to some body of water, if not a river. (As in, the mouth of a river.) When I listen to it that way, it makes some sense, but I'm not really sure.

There are lots of references to drinking from this or that on the album, and mostly in a metaphorical sense, not like drinking from a bottle.


Please pardon me, for these my wrongs.


Interesting theory. I don't know, but... two things right off the bat. First, the very first verse in the song Bluefinger refers to a river that goes by his home town (Zwolle). Second, and I see a sizeable river going right by the edge of town, which confirms this. But, I don't see a name for the river.

The town is about 8 miles from the mouth of the river. So, you could be right!

"For some, the end of miles is Denver, Colorado..."
fumanbru Posted - 04/16/2009 : 21:24:29

this is a great thread


"I joined the Cult of Frank/ cause I'm a real go-getter!"...long live snitz!!
Carl Posted - 10/26/2007 : 07:53:41
Bought it yesterday for €15.99. Yay!

"A little bit of this, and a little bit of that....trade secrets!"
lonely persuader Posted - 09/05/2007 : 02:45:19
whats with the first line of "Threshold Apprehension"? Worst lyric on the album!! and its audible!!
its the type of line that puts u off a song...

very good album though. yes, TBR is a great song and very subbcultcha-ish.
Joey Joe Jo Jr. Chabadoo Posted - 08/29/2007 : 15:17:37
Bluefinger will be released the 3rd of September in France!

Funny how you can get excited for buying a record you already know by heart!

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Tiny Team Concerts Posted - 08/29/2007 : 14:19:12
quote:
Originally posted by darwin

Everything is New is partially about Chet Baker.


It also references Johnny Horton and Hank Williams, Sr.

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Tiny Team Concerts
"Good music for nice people"
darwin Posted - 08/29/2007 : 08:18:35
That might have been me giving the wrong answer. Everything is New is partially about Chet Baker. For Holland Town I think there was some speculation that it could be about Herman Brood.
1965 Posted - 08/29/2007 : 07:47:19
quote:
Originally posted by wolperdevelop

random question: is HOLLAND TOWN off of FMRM also inspired by Herman Brood?


No apparently not. I asked the same question a while back, HT is about someone else, who I can't recall sorry. Chet Baker? I'm not sure, but definitely not Brood.


I have the key to #902
wolperdevelop Posted - 08/29/2007 : 00:28:31
random question: is HOLLAND TOWN off of FMRM also inspired by Herman Brood?
the_great_stupido Posted - 08/22/2007 : 22:09:04
FYI, Bluefinger will be BBC 6Music's album of the day shortly. It was due to be this coming Monday, but I think it's been put back a week.
Jefrey Posted - 08/20/2007 : 13:12:14
For the people that downloaded the leaked version of the final album from emusic, can we have some spoilers?

== jeffamerica ==
callahan Posted - 08/17/2007 : 16:30:42
quote:
Originally posted by trobrianders

My friend Oona babysat Björk. Grotesque, check Kundera's L'insoutenable légèreté de l'être for an eye-opening definition of kitsch. Springsteen? I guess so.

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Ed is the hoo hoo

My dog's name is Oonagh. Springsteen, as a lyricist, is second only to Dylan, who's second to none!
Triakel Posted - 08/15/2007 : 06:02:20
quote:
Originally posted by mr.biscuitdoughhead

quote:
Originally posted by sandy

Can anybody give me a hint where i can download the album bluefinger?



emusic. hint hint.


"I have sex with only men." - Coastline



I downloaded Bluefinger from eMusic about a week ago, but it wasn't up very long. As others have said, it was removed and might have been posted erroneously (and early).

In the meantime, if you're seeking a copy, I'd suggest that you spend time doing a good soul seek.

(Ahem)
mr.biscuitdoughhead Posted - 08/07/2007 : 19:20:58
quote:
Originally posted by sandy

Can anybody give me a hint where i can download the album bluefinger?



emusic. hint hint.


"I have sex with only men." - Coastline
Born to Lose Posted - 08/07/2007 : 14:26:46
After waiting anxiously, I downloaded the advance copy on eMusic this morning. I am totally blown away by this album! My current favorites are Captain Pasty, Threshold, Lolita, and Discotheque 36.
Jefrey Posted - 07/26/2007 : 15:43:48
Maybe ol' Frank is doing an experiment to see if intentionally leaking a (good) album way early will affect record sales. He always tries new things. He knows it's good - having the leak generates buzz - the buzz leaks to the press, and the press has no choice but to give it 5 stars and praise its gloriousness. Mention Nirvana in the article about bluefinger, and viola! Gold record in the first week.

== jeffamerica ==
sandy Posted - 07/26/2007 : 13:34:22
Can anybody give me a hint where i can download the album bluefinger?

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