Revelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 13137 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1667 times:
Weird, I just heard a riff of theirs being used on a segue on TV and thought to myself that I hadn't heard any of their music in a while... I don't think I have any on my iPod, but I probably have the CDs some where in the attic. I guess that says it all, no?
Dreadnought From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 9023 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1654 times:
I've been a fan since Lifes Rich Pageant came out in the mid-80s. I think Automatic for the People was a great album, but they kinda lost me after that. Not that they went stale or anything, it's just their and my musical tastes took different paths.
ER757 From Cayman Islands, joined May 2005, 2658 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1569 times:
They had a good run. Nothing wrong with calling it quits when you've pretty much said all you have to say musically. There's a lot of bands that just keep on plugging along well past the time they should have retired the brand. Like old athletes that don't know when to call it a career.
BOStonsox From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 1996 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1113 times:
I'm not a huge fan of them, though I do like a few of their songs. I was wondering if there was a thread about this and I'm glad there is. Like them or not, they were a very influental band even though they haven't done much in recent years.
CairnterriAIR From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 412 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1013 times:
Saw them in concert back in '89 on their "Green" tour. They had alot of energy and the music was enjoyable. Following that I just lost interest as their following albums were rather morose and quite boring. I too honestly thought they packed it in years ago.