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50poundnote  
#476 Posted : 08 July 2020 06:37:22(UTC)
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Let's not forget Special.
Second only to Regret for me on the LP.


SAME. I don't get all the Republic bashing on this forum. Get Ready is the piece of shit.

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ROCKET MICK on 13/07/2020(UTC)
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#477 Posted : 08 July 2020 06:59:52(UTC)
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Feels like I've been here before.


http://forums.neworderon...sts&t=3550#post24477
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ROCKET MICK on 13/07/2020(UTC)
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#478 Posted : 08 July 2020 07:17:28(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Michael Monkhouse Go to Quoted Post
Feels like I've been here before.


http://forums.neworderon...sts&t=3550#post24477


Ah, whatever happened to KIC?

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ROCKET MICK on 13/07/2020(UTC)
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#479 Posted : 08 July 2020 15:02:44(UTC)
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Maybe the narwahls got him. It's what he would've wanted.
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ROCKET MICK on 13/07/2020(UTC)
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#480 Posted : 10 July 2020 23:16:04(UTC)
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An anal-ysis of New Order's first allbums
By Richard Staines
Movement. This is essentially a transitional album from Joy Division to New Order. It's as if they stopped being Joy Division and became New Order.
PCL. This is essentially a transitional album from Joy Division to New Order. It's as if they stopped being Joy Division and became New Order.
Low Life. This is essentially a transitional album from Joy Division to New Order. It's as if they stopped being Joy Division and became New Order.
Brotherhood. This is essentially a transitional album from Joy Division to New Order. It's as if they stopped being Joy Division and became New Order.
Technique. This is essentially a transitional album from Joy Division to New Order. It's as if they stopped being Joy Division and became New Order.
Republic. This album Is shit.
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ROCKET MICK on 13/07/2020(UTC)
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#481 Posted : 27 September 2020 05:45:21(UTC)
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Be A Rebel review posted.

Take care everyone.
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#482 Posted : 27 September 2020 11:08:47(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Dennis Remmer Go to Quoted Post
Be A Rebel review posted.

Take care everyone.


you give them way too much credit for this song.

i'd rate it a 2/5 at the most, the remixes might push
it to a 3, but thats about it.

repeated listens might force you to like it more, but when
there's not much there to dig into in the first place,
it just lessens what the song has (or doesn't have).

later
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ROCKET MICK on 27/09/2020(UTC)
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#483 Posted : 27 September 2020 18:54:17(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: negative1 Go to Quoted Post
I'd rate it a 2/5 at the most, the remixes might push
it to a 3, but thats about it.



Funny you should say that.
My rating was 3.5 up to a 4 in anticipation of the remixes - how optimistic is that!
Don't kill my enthusiasm LoL

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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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#484 Posted : 28 September 2020 01:31:55(UTC)
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I’m sorry but I’ve listened to be a Rebel about 40 times and it’s not sticking for me. It’s a nice throwaway pop song in the vein of Liar to me.

2.5/5
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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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#485 Posted : 28 September 2020 03:15:02(UTC)
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Not overstruck either but it's light years ahead of Liar. After the wait and the hype I didn't know whether to laugh or piss myself. Utter crud.
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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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#486 Posted : 28 September 2020 03:50:53(UTC)
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I’m sorry but I’ve listened to be a Rebel about 40 times and it’s not sticking for me. It’s a nice throwaway pop song in the vein of Liar to me.

2.5/5

Yeah, same for me. 2/5 here.

It has a nice, summery, 'Republic' feel to it, but to me it just sounds like a demo made with basic MIDI synthesisers or soundcards.

Granted, it's wonderful they are still releasing new material, and long may it continue, but my main problem with the song is that after playing it many times, it doesn't stick in my head - I couldn't sing it to you if you asked me how it goes.

Hoping for something more interested in the Barney/Steve remixes...

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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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#487 Posted : 28 September 2020 04:31:26(UTC)
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I agree with you totally on these excellent observations, which I quote:

Originally Posted by: Mr Discography Go to Quoted Post
... nice, summery ...


Originally Posted by: Michael Monkhouse Go to Quoted Post
... light years ahead ...


Originally Posted by: is it bro Go to Quoted Post
I’m sorry ... It’s ... nice


Everything else was bitter and grumpy which I've had enough of for 2020. More light pop music required.




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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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#488 Posted : 28 September 2020 05:55:12(UTC)
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I said Light years ahead... Of Liar. Kinda brings it down.
I think a lot of people are just pleased about (a) something cool in this shit year, (b) anything at all instead of yet another retread and (c) anything other than Liar.
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ROCKET MICK on 28/09/2020(UTC)
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