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Re: "Love This Life" lyric hardbacks for sale - first edition

sinner62 ·
My copy still available if needed, A$50 plus postage
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Re: "Love This Life" lyric hardbacks for sale - first edition

howdiecrowdie ·
Hi Sinner62. I've sent You a PM.
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Re: Setlist and/or Rehearsal Songs

Sugar Mouse ·
Article said that Stevie pushed for Free Fallin even though Mike Campbell isn't a big fan of the song after playing it for so many years. Sounds like the band is going more for crowd pleasers over more obscure songs. Fingers of Love would be fantastic in this setting.
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The Ligature ·
Based on promotional performances and interviews to date this portion of the Fleetwood Mac set has potentially been revealed so far: The Chain Gypsy Second Hand News Little Lies Gold Dust Woman Don't Stop Free Fallin' Don't Dream It's Over Oh Well (Part 1) Dreams As much as they've mentioned 3 hour sets, and I hope it's true - I'd guess this will be closer to half of the show. It's mildly surprising "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" doesn't appear to be the nod to Tom Petty & The...
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Romer ·
Update of songs having been in the playlists: The Chain Gypsy Little Lies Second Hand News Gold Dust Woman Don't Stop Dreams Say You Love Me Black Magic Woman Everywhere I Got You [Split Enz] Rhiannon Tell Me All the Things You Do Storms World Turning Hypnotized Oh Well Don't Dream It's Over [Crowded House] Landslide Isn't It Midnight Monday Morning You Make Loving Fun Go Your Own Way Free Fallin' [Tom Petty] All Over Again
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Re: Lost Fifth Album

Sugar Mouse ·
What lost fifth album?
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The Pineapple Head ·
The album that would have been made after Together Alone but wasn't completed/made.
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Steve Shealy ·
I have, but I'm not at home and don't have the iPod it's on with me. I'll try to remember to dig it out sometime and get back to you.
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slowpogo ·
I don’t get the question. It’s confusing because they released Afterglow after TA, and then of course two more albums later.
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Steve Shealy ·
I don't find it confusing at all. Afterglow was a "leftovers" album released after they broke up, some of which is post-TA, plus other material from that period exists. An "album" could be made from that material (and a pretty good one at that). The other two came years later after they reformed.
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slowpogo ·
Thanks for explaining, but the subtlety of the question was not implicit to me. I was unsure if the OP even knew there were albums after TA. I know they recorded a few demos with Peter Jones (ie Help Is Coming) but I didn’t know there was enough for a whole album. Are you counting the tracks with Paul recorded for Recurring Dream as well? B sides from Try Whistling This that were originally conceived as CH songs (ie Tokyo)? The parameters still aren’t very clear to me.
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The Pineapple Head ·
Let me rephrase the question. If you were to create a 'Lost Fifth' track listing using demos, Recurring Dream tracks, B sides, rarities ect, what songs would you pick from that period of the band?
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Whysus ·
The lost 5th album was also raised in the topic thread below. https://www.frenzforum.com/top...lbum-finally-arrived Camus presented a good track listing of: Help Is Coming, Anthem, I Don't Know You, Taste of Something Divine, Spirit of the Stairs (York St Demo), Loose Tongue, Instinct (York St Demo) Everything Is Good For You, Not The Girl, bonus track Instinct (single version) Tokyo would fit pretty well onto that track list too, making it a 10 track album.... I wasn't aware it was...
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Re: Lost Fifth Album

Steve Shealy ·
Different order, but mine are basically the same as Camus'. Used the studio demo of Stairs and the rough mix of Loose tongue. Some have suggested that Astro was considered, but seems like Jaffa or someone shot that down. Have not heard it suggested that Tokyo was considered.
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Re: The Mystery of Peter Jones

Whysus ·
Hi Pineapple Head - this thread touches on that: https://www.frenzforum.com/top...ed-house-peter-jones Gryphon mentions in the thread that he didn't think the guys considered him when they got back together as they really wanted a new fresh face in the lineup. But at the same time, Peter did have a new career as a secondary school teacher by then also. Really sad that he passed away so young...
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Re: Lost Fifth Album

slowpogo ·
I don’t know if Tokyo was ever officially considered or rehearsed by Crowded House, but I recall reading that it was written during the band’s tenure.
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Camus ·
Astro was kicking around at that stage, it was performed at a Finn concert in 1995/6 it's in one of the fan club CDs. Listening to the stuff recorded at the time there was some cracking material.
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Paināporo ·
I am quite fond of my lost CH album, which I call Something Divine. I chose to imagine a word where some new songs are being worked on at the same time that outtakes from TA are being considered and that Paul is still a member of the band. 1. New castle Jam 2. Anthem 3. Instinct 4. Everything is Good For You 5. You Can Touch 6. A Taste of Something Devine 7. Not the Girl You Think You Are 8. My Time is Now (Paul Hester) 9. Convent Girls 10. Help is Coming 11. Spirit is the Stairs (studio demo)
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Mariola ·
I can tastify that Painaporos album Something Divine is one of the best albums CH (never) released.
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Paināporo ·
Thanks, Mariola! And it has cover art:
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The Pineapple Head ·
Painãporo do you have a link of any description to "This is massive" as I can't find it.
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Paināporo ·
If you mean "My Time is Now", it's by Largest Living Things and is available on Other Enz: Split Enz and Beyond.
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Re: Lost Fifth Album

Lance LaSalle ·
I've made a playlist that could have been released in 1996 or so, it utiilizes a couple of outtakes from Together Alone, though. (And they do sound ever-so-slightly out of place.) But it's a great album full of fantastic mid-nineties rock. I actually really, really really like it and I think I would have just loved in 1996, which was right when I was getting into all things Finn. I even think it might have been a big international hit, it sounds so "of the times." It goes like this:...
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Re: Lost Fifth Album

Steve Shealy ·
SOOOO much good music from that time frame! Sad they called it quits in what seems in retrospect to be a very creative time for Neil. But at least this stuff is "out" and we can enjoy it, shuffle it around and create interesting playlists and "what ifs".
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Steve Shealy ·
Another thought just came to me, "Walk Tall" was from that period. Though it was a live cut, would have been interesting to see it developed and see what would have happened in the studio. Could have fit well on the "lost album".
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Mariola ·
To me, if these songs we know were on that "lost" album, it would be most probably second best album of CH, shortly after Together Alone, and maybe even with Woodface... Most of that songs are just brilliant, just to mention Anthem, Help is Coming, Taste of Something Divine, Everything is good for you, Spirit of the stairs are all just fantastic. Rest of them are also great...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Mica ·
"Nobody wants to" comes to mind immediately for me. I think it's a beautiful little gem. I also love "In the Lowlands", both musically and lyrically. There's so much going on in this song. I agree with you on Pinenapple Head being underrated. It seems a silly little singalong song at first, but it's so well crafted.
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

ginacandle ·
In no particular order: Archer's Arrow, Never Be the Same, English Trees, Amsterdam and, yes, Even a Child as stated previously So many terrific ones to choose... hard to narrow down
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Sugar Mouse ·
Lullaby Requiem
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silent stream ·
Love this life nobody wants to recurring dream
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Cradle2Grave ·
For those that haven't read it, our beloved Axver attempted to rank EVERY A-side Crowded House song from the 6 albums, Afterglow and Recurring Dream Best of: https://rateyourmusic.com/list...wded-house-ranked/1/ It motivated me to make one of my own. Whilst it seems pointless, overly technical and subject to constant change, it was actually a very fun journey to go on. It really got me thinking about what I do and don't love about every song and deepened my appreciation of their entire...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Cradle2Grave ·
Absolutely love all of those!
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The Pineapple Head ·
Yeah I've seen Axver's. Do you have your list? I'd love to see it!
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Lance LaSalle ·
I totally agree. My "Crowded House 96 " is my favorite Crowded House record after Together Alone.
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Cradle2Grave ·
Sure! This would almost warrant a separate thread, because it's always a fun conversation starter. Some people are bewildered that their favourite song ranks so low, others are happy that somebody else shares an obscure favourite of theirs, but it always makes for spirited discussion. WARNING: Long comment incoming. Here we go. Fingers of Love Recurring Dream Private Universe Catherine Wheels I Feel Possessed Nails in My Feet Kare Kare Distant Sun Tombstone Silent House Black & White Boy...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

The Pineapple Head ·
I have no clue how I'd rank all of them but my top 10 are: 1) Anyone Can Tell 2) Private Universe 3) I Feel Posssesed 4) Italian Plastic 5) Better Be Home Soon 6) Even A Child 7) How Will You Go 8) Kare Kare 9) Twice If You're Lucky 10) Weather With You
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Paināporo ·
In addition to the 1996 CH album I shared previously, I also have a "bonus disc" to that album, which I call the Lost Tapes '96. It includes the following: 1. Most Unwanted (MTV UK live) 2. Instinct (demo from FTTW DVD) 3. Be My Guest (live on the Internet) 4. Not the Girl You Think You Are (demo) 5. Dots on the Shell (live acoustic performance) 6. Everything Is Good For You (demo) 7. Loose Tongue (demo) 8. Falling Star (live acoustic radio performance) 9. I Don't Know You (demo) 10. Spirit...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Cradle2Grave ·
It's pretty painstaking and time-consuming. To start out, I just positioned them roughly on the list depending on how much I like them. Then I worked through the list head-to-head (1st vs 2nd, 2nd vs 3rd etc) and whenever I preferred the lower song, it would keep moving up until it 'lost'. I found the more different two songs are, the harder they are to compare. Think about Now We're Getting Somewhere and Help Is Coming. I love both of them but the sound, atmosphere and mood are polar...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Neil_Fann ·
All so subjective but Fall at your feet at 51 is.... Controversial! My underated tune is always Tombstone. It starts with the greatest lyrics of any song. In fact the sequence Can't carry on => I walk away => Tombstone is just a perfect sequence.
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

Cradle2Grave ·
That's my favourite stretch of the album. What makes it all the more curious is that Tombstone is an extremely crowd-friendly, singalong type of song. I can understand that atmospheric, moody masterpieces like Catherine Wheels and Kare Kare are not built for radio. But Tombstone? It could easily be an all-time classic pop-rock song in a parallel universe. I mean it just oozes 'mega-hit'. Looking at the track listing, those gems towards the back of the album may have simply been victims of...
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Re: Most Underrated Crowded House Songs

The Pineapple Head ·
Personally if it makes any sense whatsover, I like the songs on 'Crowded House' but not the album. For me all the songs blur into one and I can't tell them apart. Not sure if anyone else has this problem or has an album that makes them feel the same way.
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Patrick ·
Anthem Tombstone Spirit of... Even if and so many more...
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Paul Walsh ·
identical twin - love it .. oops sorry ,CH-ish though ! OK Instinct then.
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Re: Opinion required: Deluxe Edition

Steve Shealy ·
Well, are you in the UK? Or is this the only way you can get them? What IS the UK price? Nevermind, forget all that. Totally worth it.
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Re: Opinion required: Deluxe Edition

The Pineapple Head ·
So Crowded House-Together Alone are about 14 pounds each. Afterglow is 10 pounds. Time on Earth is 16 pounds. Intriguer is 5 pounds.
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Re: Opinion required: Deluxe Edition

Steve Shealy ·
Great bargain on Intriguer. Some terrific tracks on the bonus. All of them do, really, though the first three have mostly demo/live versions of the album tracks, as opposed to "new" songs (outtakes). If you are a massive Crowdie, you won't be disappointed. Some of the real audiophiles on the board say the remastering of the original albums appealed to them; I can't tell much difference, as I mostly listen in my somewhat noisy truck, but I have enjoyed the bonus discs immensely. If the price...
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Re: Opinion required: Deluxe Edition

Underthewheel ·
They are worth purchasing. Listening again right now, so many great songs across them all. Essential listening/owning!
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Re: Setlist and/or Rehearsal Songs

Romer ·
Couple more have been played at one time or another: Johnny B Goode [Chuck Berry] Hold Me
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c.houser ·
I've been reading some of the ledge today, and I can't help but hear in my mind's ear, a mash-up of the song Free Fallin' with DDIO chorus (and vice versa)!
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