TGTBTQ: Merrie Land Album Thread

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by Sushi » 10 Oct 2018, 22:04

Neal Zeal wrote:
Daysleeper wrote:Listening to 6 music today, sounds like Steve Lamacq has heard the album. He sounded like he was very impressed, was suggesting that he thought it was a landmark moment in Damon’s career. Interesting to hear, as he wasn’t a big fan of The Magic Whip but has always been a big Blur supporter.
Fingers crossed!


Ooh, that is encouraging. How did Steve Pacamac express his views on the Magic Whip?
I found the album a huge disappointment and was baffled by the plaudits it received. I think a lot of the acclaim was mainly due to the emotional significance of there simply being a new Blur album (especially for younger fans who had never been around when the band released a new collection of songs).
I think you absolutely nailed it. I got into Blur when I was 12, the year they released Think Tank. It obviously wasn't so special then since I was new. The Magic Whip existing in general clouded my judgement of the album; what I now see to be a mediocre LP at best was elevated by my excitement. For sure.

Steve seems like a trustworthy DJ. The antithesis of Zane Lowe. Bring on GBQ 2!

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by tom_cas1 » 11 Oct 2018, 15:50

The Facebook page just added a new profile photo. It’s happening!
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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by bugman » 11 Oct 2018, 15:57

tom_cas1 wrote:The Facebook page just added a new profile photo. It’s happening!
but to hear new music i think it's too early..... damon is to busy in usa right now

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by Mallard No. 22 » 12 Oct 2018, 04:33

Sushi wrote:
Neal Zeal wrote:
Daysleeper wrote:Listening to 6 music today, sounds like Steve Lamacq has heard the album....he wasn’t a big fan of The Magic Whip but has always been a big Blur supporter.


I found the album a huge disappointment and was baffled by the plaudits it received. I think a lot of the acclaim was mainly due to the emotional significance of there simply being a new Blur album (especially for younger fans who had never been around when the band released a new collection of songs).
I think you absolutely nailed it. I got into Blur when I was 12, the year they released Think Tank. It obviously wasn't so special then since I was new.
Yes, I agree with these points about 'The Magic Whip'.

Though I liked the first TGTB&TQ album, and I hope that the upcoming one is good.
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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by tender » 12 Oct 2018, 17:37

tom_cas1 wrote:The Facebook page just added a new profile photo. It’s happening!
Do they have an official fb page or is it a fan page?
do they have a twitter one ?

very much looking forward to next month

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by lumaka » 12 Oct 2018, 18:36

It isn't verified but it's official.

There's a fan page on Instagram, created this year.

And that's all (for now).

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by tender » 12 Oct 2018, 23:36

lumaka wrote:It isn't verified but it's official.

There's a fan page on Instagram, created this year.

And that's all (for now).
sorry but how do you know it´s the official one if it isn´t verified ? just curious

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by lumaka » 13 Oct 2018, 16:06

tender wrote:sorry but how do you know it´s the official one if it isn´t verified ? just curious
There's a link to it on Eleven Mgmt website. Facebook started verifying pages in 2013 so probably nobody bothered to do it.

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by lumaka » 15 Oct 2018, 09:29

Update: TGTBTQ accounts recently created by Eleven Mgmt staff:
https://www.instagram.com/goodbadqueen/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://twitter.com/goodbadqueen/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by stephen » 15 Oct 2018, 10:22

Oh I feel like part of the elite. Cheers lumaka.
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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by lumaka » 15 Oct 2018, 10:30

stephen wrote:Oh I feel like part of the elite. Cheers lumaka.
Ha ha, it won't last long!

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Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN THREAD

Post by stephen » 15 Oct 2018, 11:03

Interesting to see familiar names on the follow list already.

#socialmediastalking.
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