21293Re: [Hybrid] OT: ET (Re: 'taking off')
- Jan 31, 2005Naw, I put "Circles" and "Animals" below. Can't stand those. I don't
remember what I said, but at any rate I didn't intend to imply that I liked
And it's not the poppiness I mind. It's that he can't seem to really deploy
the poppiness without seeming cheesy, overwrought, or egotistical. Except,
like I said, on "Superfabulous" and "Somnambulist" ;-)
Full disclosure: I hadn't heard "The Moment Of Truth" (the radio version on
10 Years...) until the other day, and I almost died laughing. Now _that's_
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Duval" <propellerheadcase@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 7:03 PM
Subject: [Hybrid] OT: ET (Re: 'taking off')
> Except that the lyrics are Guru's.
> a : a teacher and especially intellectual guide in matters of
> fundamental concern,
> b : one who is an acknowledged leader or chief proponent,
> c : a person with knowledge or expertise
> That kind of braggadocio is typical in rap. Then again, given that
> the following line is "I spit wisdom that I get from introspect"
> maybe it's not so typical.
> Anyway, you named 4 tracks as vaguely outstanding (what does that
> mean, BTW) and put 'Circles' and 'Animals' above even those. Six
> tracks is half the album! And the pop-ness of it all can't be your
> complaint as one of the four "vaguely outstanding" tracks
> is 'Superfabulous' - easily the poppiest track on the album.
> BT, from the outset, said that he was doing this album to please
> himself, so the cries of egotism are entirely appropriate - but you
> knew that going in.
> Anyway, enough.
> --- In HybridUK@yahoogroups.com, G3K <generation_3000@a...> wrote:
> Also, the line "I've got more knowledge than you can get from the
> internet" in "Knowledge of Self" sets a BAAAAD tone for the rest of
> the disc :-P
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