Create topic New topics

Forum

Help me, please!  

Can we have 90s Music Please?

 
JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

Under Music > Music Genres, there are 20th century decades listed, but not the best decade of all.  :(  We need a 90's Music tagged under 80's Music, so we can show everyone where it all became good again.

Thanks in advance!


Mira
Posts: 487
Message
on 06/01/2014

I look forward to your article, Jo!! :-)


I Zazzle as Mira_2012
WordChazer
Posts: 412
Message
on 06/01/2014

Inspiral Carpets, Charlatans, techno, beginnings of breakbeat and tearout breaks. Yes please... Apart from deepest Deep South blues and classical orchestral works. my favorite era began in the 80s with synth pop (some not all) and went on from there. Skipped over acid house mind, coming back towards ambient and chillout in the late 90s.


Described by one of my clients as 'a literary grammarian', writing, researching and reading are requirements for sanity, at least this side of the keyboard.
chefkeem
Admin
Posts: 3394
Message
on 06/01/2014

Of course! ................huff, puff......................sweat, swear...........................clack, clack................ Done!  Smile


Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform called...um...er...oh, yeah - Wizzley.com.
JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

Thank you, thank you!  And let's kick this brand new category off with THE BEST album to come out of the 90s.  You know what it is.

*sets up the barricades awaiting the flack*

Dissent if you like. But you'd be wrong. Just saying.


JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

 

WordChazer: 06/01/2014 - 06:31 AM

Inspiral Carpets, Charlatans, techno, beginnings of breakbeat and tearout breaks. Yes please... Apart from deepest Deep South blues and classical orchestral works. my favorite era began in the 80s with synth pop (some not all) and went on from there. Skipped over acid house mind, coming back towards ambient and chillout in the late 90s.

Skipped over acid house?!  Dude!!!  Ok, I was slightly young to fully participate in the 80s...


WordChazer
Posts: 412
Message
on 06/01/2014

But why would you want 'aceeed!!!' screamed every five seconds in your ear when you can have a float-away beauty like this: Opportunity by the Charlatans or a melodic singalong such as This is How It Feels by Inspiral Carpets.


Described by one of my clients as 'a literary grammarian', writing, researching and reading are requirements for sanity, at least this side of the keyboard.
chefkeem
Admin
Posts: 3394
Message
on 06/01/2014

Forgive me, but the absolute best album from the 90s is by a rather obscure Bavarian folk duo, Jenni and Michael, with songs about how falling in love in an alpine cottage in front of the fireplace can be pretty good. It even features a Zither solo. Natch.


Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform called...um...er...oh, yeah - Wizzley.com.
JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

I can't say that I've been exposed to the Bavarian folk duo, but Charlatans and Inspiral Carpets can be confirmed honourable mentions.  (YouTube link please, Achim, for yours.)

But you're still all wrong. Best album was the Manics' Holy Bible.


WordChazer
Posts: 412
Message
on 06/01/2014

 

You know what it is.

*sets up the barricades awaiting the flack*

Dissent if you like. But you'd be wrong. Just saying.

The Manics are So Yesterday! I went through that phase and came out the other side. If You Tolerate This is possibly one of my LEAST favorite tracks of all time, along with Road Rage (Catatonia), Toxic (Britney Spears) and The Drugs Don't Work from the Verve. There's also a song containing the line 'the flowers in the hospital' which dates from about the same time and which sets my teeth on edge summat chronic.

That said, I don't think I ever heard The Holy Bible (read much of the original, however *grin*), only Everything Must Go and This is My Truth.

Much fonder of Stiltskin at that stage, especially as I consider Ray Wilson one of the most underrated vocalists in this country.

 


Described by one of my clients as 'a literary grammarian', writing, researching and reading are requirements for sanity, at least this side of the keyboard.
chefkeem
Admin
Posts: 3394
Message
on 06/01/2014

 

JoHarrington: 06/01/2014 - 01:00 PM

  (YouTube link please, Achim, for yours.)

 

What YouTube link?

I made it up, of course. Tried to say something utterly absurd, is all. Laughing


Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform called...um...er...oh, yeah - Wizzley.com.
JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

*giggle at Paula's 'So Yesterday*  But you've ONLY heard post-Richey Manics albums.  You haven't had the best at all.

Achim, I went to so many festival where your Bavarian folk band would have fitted right in. Nothing is too absurd to be real, if you're a Glastonbury veteran. :D


WordChazer
Posts: 412
Message
on 06/01/2014

And I dare say post-Richey Manics is equivalent to post-Rob Collins Charlatans...OK. Point taken. I'm still not that fond of James Dean Bradfield's voice and I never was the biggest Nicky Wire fan out there.


Described by one of my clients as 'a literary grammarian', writing, researching and reading are requirements for sanity, at least this side of the keyboard.
JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

Nicky does have a way of rubbing people up the wrong way.  But James Dean Bradfield's voice is amazing!


Sheri_Oz
Posts: 439
Message
on 06/01/2014

I have no idea who you guys are talking about. You do mean the 1990s?  I guess I got stuck in the 60s-70s.


JoHarrington
Posts: 1816
Message
on 06/01/2014

The 60s and 70s were good too!  Those were the decades in which the members of Manic Street Preachers were born. :)

And yes, it's the 1990s.


AbbyFitz
Posts: 374
Message
on 06/01/2014

I must have been hiding under a rock for the whole of the 90s. I have no clue who any of these people are lol


RupertTaylor
Posts: 108
Message
on 06/02/2014

Ah good, a developing consensus with which I can agree. I rejoice in Sheri and Abby's comments about never having heard of any of these performers upon whom accolades are heaped.

No music has been written since Irving Berlin died in 1971. So there. 

WordChazer
Posts: 412
Message
on 06/02/2014

 

RupertTaylor: 06/02/2014 - 10:50 AM

No music has been written since Irving Berlin died in 1971. So there. 

Oh, Rupert! You do surprise me!


Described by one of my clients as 'a literary grammarian', writing, researching and reading are requirements for sanity, at least this side of the keyboard.
RupertTaylor
Posts: 108
Message
on 06/02/2014

Paula, I'm full of surprises. Bet you didn't know I have a degree in quarry engineering, or that I once saved a South American tribe from a fire ant attack with only a desert spoon and a box of Swan Vesta matches, or that I can recite Albert and the Lion with an accurate Lancashire accent.

I stopped listening to popular music in the 1970s. It wasn't that bad but I didn't know how awful it was going to get. Today's "music" is simply noise to me and not a pleasant noise. One song out of each Andrew Lloyd Webber musical was good, so were all of Paul Simon's offerings and few others.

Loading ...
Error!