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Old August 22nd 2005, 07:27 PM
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Foos Better than Nirvana?

I certianly think, by far....

Nirvana were criminally overrated, some decent riffs but thats it,
Cobain was not genius

im really sorry if this has been discussed before, im sure it has but ill try my luck!
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Old August 22nd 2005, 07:32 PM
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I think that Nevermind was the only great album, but the Foos can bring it up on five.... so they are five times better
Okay, really stupid calculation, but IMO the Foos are better all in all.
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Old August 22nd 2005, 07:52 PM
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Well i don't know who's better cuz i've only listend to nevermind and it's GENIOUS, but so is TCATS (weird, both sophmore albums)... but i do know i like TCATS better. Somethin about the foo just clicks with me i can't explain it, is this what it feels like to be in love?...hahaha
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Old August 22nd 2005, 07:58 PM
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Foos Better than Nirvana?

im really sorry if this has been discussed before, im sure it has but ill try my luck!
Yeah, this belongs in the Frequent Post Archive. But my two cents:

Foo Fighters are my favorite band, so I'm inclined to think of them as superior to every other band out there. But depending on the criteria for judging the better band, Nirvana will often come out on top, for the simple reason that they completely changed rock. It's debatable as to why, with so many other good bands in that same time frame, that Nirvana hit it so big - maybe just the right place at the right time. Genius or not, Kurt undeniably wrote catchy stuff. Nirvana is easily the more influential band, but musically, I'd say the Foo are better.
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Old August 22nd 2005, 07:59 PM
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Foo Fighters, although Bleach is the best album out of the lot (in my opinion).
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Old August 22nd 2005, 08:00 PM
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For the record,
In Utero > Nevermind.
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Old August 22nd 2005, 08:06 PM
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i also think kurts overrated
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to me its like comparing red to blue............they both have theyre good atributes..........but in all i would have to pick Nirvana but again, they both have theyre good atributes
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In Utero > Nevermind.
True, but I see it this way;
Nirvana
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Old August 22nd 2005, 08:25 PM
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Id say the foo fighters are much better and much more complex than nirvana but still I will never denounce that band. Sure kurt was quite simple in his music but those songs were down right beautiful. No one can ignore hits like "heart shaped box" and "tourrettes" (however u spell that).
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Old August 23rd 2005, 03:30 AM
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It seems like everyone's fav saying these days is Nirvana were overrated and Kurt was not a genius...
Well I am one of those gals who begs to differ...

Yes, Nirvana were in the right place at the right time...but they were also a band who were hated just as much as they were loved...

And as far as Kurt goes...I think he was the main source of brillance behind the band...just as many think Dave is for the Foos. I also think he took a lot of personal beatings in the media...something I think Dave has generally been able to avoid, unless you count all of the journalists asking about Kurt!

Foos are great, but...

I've been listening to Nirvana since I was 12 and I am now 23...and their music continues to excite and intrigue me. I like them just as much as I did back then! I love all of the albums; every single one is music I can listen to all the way through, over and over again! I don't have just one fav song cause there are too many to choose from!

And yea, I will say it, I think Kurt was some brand of genius. I mean no one is perfect, but I think his imperfections just made him more vulnerable and thus made him more attractive as a musician.

Sorry for such a long blurb...as u can tell I think Nirvana are better than the Foos!
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Old August 23rd 2005, 03:42 AM
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Overrated Yous Are All Lame Saying That About Nirvana
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Nirvana eat Foos for breakfast imo
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Old August 23rd 2005, 04:44 AM
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uhmmm well... I read all the opinions and really I have to tell you... who can say bad things about nirvana… specially if you like the Foos!! Like it or not Nirvana is part of Dave’s History and by being a member of Nirvana he learned a lot of things of what to do and what not to do when you are in a band!!

Yeah! Is true! Nirvana’s history wasn’t exactly a role model… but nobody can ever say that Kurt wasn’t a super important person in rock !! Yeah you’re right he wasn’t a genius… he was just the most sensitive been ever… he was just an artist, a musician. Come on!! The guy was a freaking poet!!!

And off course Nirvanas music wasn’t very complex!! I mean compare to the FF. but hey!!! Wasn’t that what Grunge was all about!!!! Just being simple, 3 or 4 riffs and that’s it!!! That’s what made it so great!! Create great music with just a few chords! Overrated… baaaa sometimes if think they were actually underrated!! I don’t think most of people ever really understood what Nirvana or Grunge were about!!!

Anyway… I love the FF but even knowing that this is going to hurt… Nirvana just Kicks everybody’s butt.
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Nirvana just Kicks everybody’s butt.
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I think the Foo a way better then Nirvana. Nirvana was a great Band don't get me wrong, I just think the Foos are better.......
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Old August 23rd 2005, 09:39 AM
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Yeah Sure Nirvanas part of Daves history

but he was just the drummer and didnt really have any creative input

although the drumming in SLTS is iconic

Foo Fighters are still better,
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Old August 23rd 2005, 10:36 AM
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Much better quality of music.....
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Dave had some input in Nirvana... he wrote scentless apprentice, and marigold, and he did a lot of backing vocals...
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