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New Album from The Who

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by jdp1962, Jul 17, 2006.

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    [Jul 17, 2006]
    Was listening to a review of this on the radio tonight. Their first new recorded material since 1983, apparently, it's one part of a mini-opera to be released later in the year, which the reviewr described as being "a bit like Tommy".

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000GG493C/026-9267747-5336456?v=glance&n=229816

    The excerpts he played sounded pretty good, but then he spoiled it when he began talking about the line-up (which includes Zak Starkey and Rabbit Bundrick). Referring to the death of original members, he described John Entwistle as the guy who had earlier replaced Keith Moon.

    I know there's no point in shouting "**** off!" at a car radio, but I did it anyway.....very loudly.
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    [Jul 19, 2006]
    I'll look forward to hearing this album ;)
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    [Jul 19, 2006]
    I seen them at T in the Park, good but not the same without Big John. My Generation was a poor mans attempt at his mental bass lines. Townshend and Daltrey can still do it though. Will be interesting to see how this turns out.
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    [Jul 20, 2006]
    JE was a rare breed (similar calibre to geezer Butler etc).
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    [Jul 31, 2006]
    never really been into the who apart from the obvious hits.

    have started listening to some of their old albums and its class stuff like. will look out for their new one.
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