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I don't dislike it, it's just not a standout for me. It's not what I was expecting, but it's not bad.

And I do love Floyd.
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by this time since release day back when WL came out I was still listening to it without really getting sick of it, I loved C&G but it's been a few days since I gave it a spin and I don't find myself in an urge to anymore, been listening to other stuff. still a much better album than SH but I was hoping it'd hold me much more than it did.

for my surprise TSIAN is the one the grew on me the most, I liked it the least from the live performances, the studio version is so much stronger. liked Dirty Water and Sunday Rain a lot but been getting kinda tired from them and I flat out skip Happy Ever After and Concrete and Gold.

maybe if St. Cecilia didn't happen and its title track along with Neverending Sigh replaced HEA and C&G could make it a stronger album but that's just me.
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What gave you that idea?!
In your post above you said that you like a lot of the softer songs, where as I am the other way. Course doesn't mean you can't like the heavies as well.
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The Line
Dirty Water
Arrows
T-shirt
Sunday Rain
TSIAN
Make it Right
Run
Happy Ever After
Hidden "Fuck you Darryl" track
Silences between songs
La Dee Da
Concrete and Gold

The Line's a fucking foo instant classic to me.
Someone here above mentioned a similarity with "Normal" and the $1MDD, I caught the same vibe. The style of the song is great.
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I love C&G (the song) but the mix buries the vocals. I actually used my recording software to "fix" that ... haha, much more enjoyable.

I also did the same to La Dee Da ... I wanted a more "traditional" mix that didn't have the overbearing echo at the end of phrases.

I'm a nerd, hehe.
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