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happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by s_mcsleazy » Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:03 am

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leaves turn inside you - unwound. released 17th of april 2001. i could gush for hours about how much i love this album and what it means to me perfectly. i'm not going to, but i could.
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by rank » Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:06 pm

it is a damn good record. I could gush too.
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by tune_link » Thu Apr 22, 2021 7:50 am

Thirded. Absolutely flawless. One of the best records ever made by anyone. I would put Fake Train and New Plastic Ideas up there along with it - wouldn't want to have to pick between them. Sara Lund is my favorite drummer of all time.

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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by Maggieo » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:14 am

Um...what is it? :-[ :blush:
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by tune_link » Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:37 am

Maggieo wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:14 am
Um...what is it? :-[ :blush:
It is Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You. It's a double album they made in a studio they built right before they broke up. It is fairly post-rock/shoegaze-ish stuff from a band that prior to this was known for being a really unhinged and noisy post-hardcore/noise rock/Sonic Youth type band. Definitely well worth a look if you like either of those things I mentioned Maggie or especially if you like all of those things I mentioned!

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Post by Maggieo » Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:35 pm

tune_link wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:37 am
Maggieo wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:14 am
Um...what is it? :-[ :blush:
It is Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You. It's a double album they made in a studio they built right before they broke up. It is fairly post-rock/shoegaze-ish stuff from a band that prior to this was known for being a really unhinged and noisy post-hardcore/noise rock/Sonic Youth type band. Definitely well worth a look if you like either of those things I mentioned Maggie or especially if you like all of those things I mentioned!
Ohhhhhhhhh, excellent!
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by mizbiz » Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:49 pm

I'm still really, really bummed about Vern. :'(

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Post by tune_link » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:25 pm

mizbiz wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:49 pm
I'm still really, really bummed about Vern. :'(
Same. That really really sucked.

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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by s_mcsleazy » Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:01 pm

same. especially since it looked like a reunion was going to materialize given how big they've became in the last 10 years.
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by Odonian » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:21 pm

Happy belated to this great record! Just got the email shipping notification for my preorder of the Numero Challenge for a Civilized Society repress today. I'm digging the represses of them they've been doing. I only got into Unwound a few years ago, feel like I just missed out age wise, started getting into this kind of stuff about a year after they broke up, very very quickly became a favorite.

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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by rank » Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:18 am

They're one of the reasons I have been using Mellotron quite liberally on a bunch of the things I have been recording of late.
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by kaptainkaffeine » Sun May 23, 2021 10:08 am

Love to hear a glowing rec like this and throw it on without any other knowledge or context at all. I'll let you know how it goes :D

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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by jakeisjake » Sun May 23, 2021 11:20 am

my first listen...great so far. 15 minutes in.
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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by kosmonautmayhem » Sun May 23, 2021 7:50 pm

Can vouch for this one. Great record. :-*

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Re: happy 20th birthday to my favorite album ever

Post by jakeisjake » Mon May 24, 2021 9:35 am

Just listened start to finish while cutting our lawn.

Epic.

I understand why it's a favorite album ever.
If I was a byrd, I'd be mighty sore every time they shut the door and I don't think I'd sing...

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