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the lemonheads

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by railroadjerk, Apr 22, 2002.

  1. railroadjerk

    railroadjerk Guest

    i think im going to get in the habit of listing bands that i really like, hope that doesnt chaffe you guys or anything...

    not the candy, but the band.

    i first got "Come on feel the lemonheads" when i was younger, and i dug every song. they had that ability to rock but do it subtley with acoustic guitars and tambourines on even their harder songs.

    then i bought "its a shame about ray" and its one of my favorite albums ever, period. juliana hatfield does backing vocals, and her voice is one of the most beautiful ive ever heard. evan dando's voice is awesome too...

    the lyrics deal a lot with his drug problems, girls..etc stuff we can all relate to and though they all deal with very down subjects, they have a hopefullness about them that makes you feel good.

    i'm listening to "my drug buddy" right now, and its all about scoring drugs, dando had/has? heroin problems but at the end he and hatfield sing "i love my drug buddy, my drug buddy" over and over and its a real beautiful moment musically.

    his lyrics are clear and meaningful, and its not the same garbled together strips of sentances that most rock music is now. its real, and i respect that...

    oh well im spouting, but you guys should check them out...i really emplore you guys to download "style" you can see where hes coming from, its probably one of their hardest songs so even you ocks who hate more laid back stuff can get down with it...
  2. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

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    evan dando has a wierd name....but i dig the lemonheads
  3. High Priest

    High Priest Elite Member

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    And heres to you Mrs.Robinson
  4. sLaMoNeSaBkYmi

    sLaMoNeSaBkYmi New Jack

    Joined: Sep 21, 2001 Messages: 49 Likes Received: 0
    another good 90's band that i miss.................
  5. blood as ink

    blood as ink Guest

    that's really a simon and garfunkel song incase you didn't know...
  6. unoprimero

    unoprimero Guest

    oh that candy is good... you cant even get that shit over here anymore.
  7. Sonik3000

    Sonik3000 Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2000 Messages: 2,452 Likes Received: 3
    I am a rabbit
    I've got to have it
    I'd like to stick my carrot -
    INTO YOU!!!

    Hate Your Friends rocked... I'm gonna go listen to that right now.
  8. railroadjerk

    railroadjerk Guest

  9. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
    "I AM MOLD GODDESS_88.3"
  10. optimodub

    optimodub Junior Member

    Joined: Mar 5, 2002 Messages: 249 Likes Received: 0
    "What is Aphex Twin's connection to...The Lemonheads?"

    In Richard's own words:

    "I admit that sometimes I don't put any work into remixing at all. Sometimes I just give them an old, completely different track and say, 'Yeah, there's
    your remix.' I did that with The Lemonheads. I couldn't be bothered to do their track 'cause it was so shit. I don't know if they noticed or not 'cause I never bothered talking to any of them.

    Basically, I was supposed to do it but I forgot the courier was coming that day. The doorbell rang, and I realised I'd forgotten so I just told him 'Fifteen minutes,' went upstairs, found an old track, taped it off, and gave it to him. I got paid four grand for that. A nice day's work. I've done that a few times, but I don't always do it."

  11. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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    ^i can see myself doing jerky shit like that in the future^
  12. platapie

    platapie Guest

    whatever gets your bloob boiling.
  13. railroadjerk

    railroadjerk Guest

    yeah this is a classic story...rdj is a lazy bastard. last i heard he was working on a program to write and compose the songs for him, all computer done. pure genius..hehe
  14. Pilau Hands

    Pilau Hands Guest

    i downloaded some songs and i liked what i heard
    i like softer acoustic stuff. i enjoyed "Into Your Arms"
  15. ODW

    ODW Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 462 Likes Received: 0
    didnt they cover "mrs robinson" for the waynes world 2 soundtrack. wasnt bad, but u cant fuck with simon and garfunfkel.