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The Verve: Bittersweet Symphony  
User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 838 times:

There are songs, and then there are SONGS! This is one of those songs that brings up a memory, that inspires creativity and positivity. What do you think of when you listen to this song?

For me, it was the Concorde video.

I just got bored, and this song came on Winamp.

DLKAPA

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User currently offlineSkytrain From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 297 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 828 times:

So damn good  Big thumbs up. Definitely Concorde memories  Big thumbs up.

I made a Concorde slide show for one of my classes using that song because it fit so well! I even get a little "teary" sometimes! Big grin Unfortunately I can't send/post/display it anywhere because I haven't got permission from EVERY photographer to use the pictures on a site or commercially etc.

Great song!

Cheers - Skytrain.



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User currently offlineDash8King From Canada, joined Nov 2001, 2742 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 823 times:

It's alright, what happened to that band anyways that song was released years ago.

User currently offlineCaptaingomes From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 6413 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 823 times:

Horrible song that was far overplayed when it came out. I'm glad I don't have to listen to it all the time anymore, or force myself to change radio stations. The song had potential, but the delivery just sucked.

Just my opinion!  Big grin



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User currently offlineTriJetFan1 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1128 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 819 times:
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I really like the Bittersweet Symphoney by The Verve, a great one!


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User currently offlineHole_courtney From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 569 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 812 times:

The verve broke up after that record, because Richard Ashcroft (singer) and Nick McCabe (guitarist) didn't get along at all

Ashcroft has since released two solo albums, both of which I enjoy on a regular basis.

Any lovers of Bittersweet Synphony should check out the album it's on, Urban Hymns, and also the one they release before that, A Northern Soul. Both are top records.

live forever and stay beautiful,
hole_courtney



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User currently offlineDash8King From Canada, joined Nov 2001, 2742 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 810 times:

I saw the video on MuchMoreMusic, I couldn't listen to the whole thing.

User currently offlineRockyracoon From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 961 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 782 times:

It's a decent song. Nothing you have to turn off when it comes on the radio or anything, more like turn it up a bit.

User currently offlineAndreas From Germany, joined Oct 2001, 6104 posts, RR: 31
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 782 times:

A definite one-hit wonder band...but what a song!!!! Absolutely stunning, perfectly fits to the Concorde decommissioning, but also great on its own!


I know it's only VfB but I like it!
User currently offlineSophiemaltese From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2064 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 781 times:

I like that song but I like a couple of mixes I've heard of it better. There's a jungle mix of it that I love.

User currently offline767-332ER From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2030 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 760 times:


That song rocks!!! I have to also add to this...Coldplay's "Clocks"..very inspiring also.
Regards



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User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 5977 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (10 years 4 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 750 times:

I think The Verve was hit pretty hard, when they found out that they wouldn't be earning a cent from that song.

Why?

Apparently, the strings you hear, is from some symphnoy orchestra's cover of some obscure Rolling Stones song, and Rolling Stones were out faster than you can imagine, demanding that The Verve should either remove the song (of course, this was AFTER it had become a major hit) or pay the Rolling Stones some major royalties.


User currently offlineDelta767300ER From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2562 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 693 times:

Its a great song! I always enjoy listening to it!

-Delta767300ER


User currently offlineOD720 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2003, 1924 posts, RR: 33
Reply 13, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 692 times:

I'm so sick of that song that I can't stand it. Lucky Man is a much better song from that same album.

Clocks is a great song too.


User currently offlineDeltaownsall From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1173 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 682 times:

went great with the last scene of Cruel Intentions...I still listen to it every once in awhile.

User currently offlineMYT332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 15, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 677 times:

Great tune and i love it. Last heard it when i was in Cairo last month. I was pretty surprised to here it getting played there!

-
Alex




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