Something I Noticed About The Fan Reactions To Sol

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Postby Apocaloso » Wed May 16, 2007 8:19 pm

I think SOL is a great album and i love songs like P, ISY, VA, CBNC, DDTS!!
But i love much more Poodle Hat...
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Postby heliothehunter » Tue May 22, 2007 12:42 am

I got the album in February and it is indeed a great album. I don't have a favorite: I like all of the tracks equally. It's just that great. Then again, most of Al's albums are like that for me.
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Postby BigWeirdAlFan » Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:59 am

I love SOL. I wasn't too crazy about WSD, but that's alright. I still LOVE SOL all in all :D
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Postby mybologna » Sat Aug 04, 2007 1:23 pm

Bruce the Duck @ Sep 30 2006, 12:17 AM wrote: I'm betting that by the time Al is ready to release "Greatest Hits Volume III" or an updated boxed set, that James Blunt will have faded into oblivion and Atlantic Records will no longer care if Al releases the parody, and then he'll be able to release it on CD.


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Postby childofthespiral » Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:07 pm

Bruce the Duck @ Sep 29 2006, 07:17 PM wrote: I'm betting that by the time Al is ready to release "Greatest Hits Volume III" or an updated boxed set, that James Blunt will have faded into oblivion and Atlantic Records will no longer care if Al releases the parody, and then he'll be able to release it on CD.


I agree.

I also find it amusing that White and Nerdy has been such a success, while anyone who wants can download YP from Al's myspace or other mirror sites, and Atlantic Records has met the bad end of the backlash. I guess the saying holds true: shoot yourself in the foot, and then wonder why you can't walk.

I really like SOL. I'm not a big fan of R&B, so that irritated me for about two minutes, but other than that I think it's Al's best yet, which is what it should be. I think it sounded really solid, and the harmonies on Pancreas were dead on. My favorite parody? C3. My favorite original? DDTS. I also loved the dvd side of the disc, and the booklet. Definitely worth the $20 I paid for it.
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Postby Mr. Rooney » Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:04 pm

I don't care what any of you say, I'm still in love with Pancreas. The thing about that track (aside the brilliance of not even being able to count the amount of instruments being used at once) is the fact that it's pretty much timeless, and, if we didn't know any better, he could have made the song at any point in his career.
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Postby Hippielishus » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:03 pm

Me too!
Pancreas is just an interesting mix to listen to. I like to play the piano part in a loop, really annoys everyone around me.

But ne ways, I think SOL is more of a solid album. The humor isn't as obvious as RWS, which is still my fav. btw, it's more for the masses rather than a "cult" album. For example, Albuquerque is more slapstick, random humor and TitDT is normal everyday stuff.
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Postby HappyGilmore » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:09 pm

I love SOL.

Only song I haven't really warmed up to is I'll Sue Ya. I wasn't a big Rage fan, so I guess I'm not warming up to it. Only line I really like in it is the "I sued Ben Affleck, do I even need a reason?".

But, Trapped in The Drive Thru was brilliant. To take a song that is horrible and funny at the same time (Trapped in A Closet), and to make an 11 minute version be deliberately funny is a work of genius.

My favorite off of the album though, right now is Close, But No Cigar.
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Postby Muldernscully » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:18 pm

Polkarama (this song alone is selling a lot of albums)

How can a polka possibly sell an album? The polkas are nice to listen to, but easily the most skippable song on all of his albums that have a polka, since they're basically just covers.
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Postby HappyGilmore » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:59 pm

Hippielishus @ Aug 5 2007, 05:03 PM wrote: Me too!
Pancreas is just an interesting mix to listen to. I like to play the piano part in a loop, really annoys everyone around me.

But ne ways, I think SOL is more of a solid album. The humor isn't as obvious as RWS, which is still my fav. btw, it's more for the masses rather than a "cult" album. For example, Albuquerque is more slapstick, random humor and TitDT is normal everyday stuff.


I love Pancreas.

I don't think it's hilarious, but just a well performed song. Not that it's not funny. It's just a better performance that comes off like a tribute to Brian Wilson, who is a great musician in his own right.

The fact that anybody would make a song dedicated to the subject of a pancreas is funny though.
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