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Love It When I Feel Like This
Love It When I Feel Like This
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0 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worse band I've ever seen live, 2 Dec 2007
2007 has been a really good year for live gigs for me, but in August I went to Austria to meet up with my best mate from Linz, and went to the Frequency festival in Salzburg. The first band on The Green Stage were really bad, and thought it would take some doing to beat this lot as the worse one of the entire festival, how wrong was I.......

Before then, the worse band I have ever seen live was Sum 41 at the Reading Festival, but now it's The Twang!!!.

They had this brilliant idea to have two singers with their own mikes, both singing together, they don't even work together and sing as if they're doing it solo, and ignoring what the other person is doing. As a result it sounded totally messy and the guitar chords were so basic, save for one song which was an instrumental rip-off of U2's "New Years Day".

All the songs were selections from this album, and they all followed the same boring formula, one guy plays drums with no imagination, one just plucks the bass as if he don't care what chords he's playing, and the guitarist is unimagainative, while two blokes make a massive nasty wall of vocal noise. Virtually every song sounded the same.

They said afters that the would come back to Austria and play some clubs. Hopefully their UK career will be reduced to those sort of venues too.

Save Us
Save Us
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top title track, and an even better b-side!!!!, 26 July 2006
This review is from: Save Us (Audio CD)
"Save Us", the second single to be taken from the bands Platinum-selling singles album titled "The Singles", which is also selling well in Ireland, may see the band get slated for going back to a non heavy-rock track, but they do them so well and just as well as songs like "Save Us", which is a brilliant heartfelt ballad with top guitar solos.

The way the guitars and bass play together, along with loads of top drum fills, and brilliantly softly-sung lyrics right from Grant Nicholas's top songwriting skills make this contender for one of the singles of 2006, with previous single "Lost and Found" only just ahead.

However "Purify" on the single has to be one of the best songs of the century, with it's loud guitars, heavy drumming, top basslines and a guitar middle-8 solo that makes a chill go down your spine, along with Grant's loud angry singing make this one reason to buy this single along if you already have "Save Us" on the singles album.

The final track on the CD is an acoustic version of "Dove Grey Sands", the original you may remember from the "Pushing The Senses" album, only that this time it's an acoustic version and a top one at that. If you went to see Feeder live in 2005, you'll remember this version being part of some of their encores, and should bring back memories of those gigs!!!.

Tumble and Fall [4-Track Version]
Tumble and Fall [4-Track Version]
Price: £8.01

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant single!!!., 21 Feb 2005
Some people are saying about Feeder's new sound not being as good as it was, but a wide majority of us absolutely love every Feeder album, and this gem of a single proves it.
Reaching No5 on the chart, and helping the amazing "Pushing The Senses" album perform way above the expectations of the music critics charting at an amazing No2 (would have loved to see number 1, but it's still an amazing achievement), "Tumble and Fall" is one of those mellow guitar tracks that blow you away and fill you up with emotional feelings and melody all the way through and still feels inside of you after you've listened to it!!!.
At first the "yeah, yeah, yeah"'s i wasn't too fond of at first, but soon grew on me and really leaves it's mark on the song. You must hear this live also, an amazing experience and an amazing single.
Check out the b-side "Victoria", and also the mindblowing b-side "Shatter" on CD1, not forgetting the acoustic version of the title track and also the video on the same CD!!!.

Buck Rogers [CD 1]
Buck Rogers [CD 1]
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic in it's own right, my joint #1 single of 2001!., 17 Oct 2004
This review is from: Buck Rogers [CD 1] (Audio CD)
Many people say "High" got the guys to where they are today, and started it all off, while many people say "Buck Rogers" did the job.
In my opinion "High" put them on the map as ever since the single became their debut top 40 at #24 in October 1997, Feeder made many appearances in music mags and the like, as well as Channel 4 documentaries, while "Buck Rogers" made them the Brit rock platinum sellers they are today. "High" certainatly did a great job to their progress like their other singles and albums, but the single that most people know them for is this monster of a tune!.
Released way back in Jan 2001 after getting on the A-list of radio 1 in December, it crashed into the UK charts at #5 and became quite a big anthem during that part of the year, it also appears on many vote charts for all-time fave singles and videos and no wonder why, it rocks your socks off! lol!.
It contains fun lyrics such as "He's got a brand new car, looks like a Jaguar, it's got leather seats, it's got a CD player, player, player, player............", and a mighty guitar driven sound with neat basslines and top-notch drumming from Jon Lee (RIP) that you can feel really brilliantly driving along with the bass and guitar as well as fitting around Grants vocals perfectly, well everything does!. You can rightfully say that Grant Nicholas, Jon Lee and Taka Hirose hit the jackpot the moment this masterpiece was concieved.
This song for me is my anthem of 2001 along with "Just A Day" and the rest of "Echo Park", and to say that sums up how great this smash hit is!.
The video I also said appeared on Kerrangs! top 100 of all time list at #64 with "Just A Day" at #12, the reason for this is no suprising one, as it's total fun and incredibly different. It's on CD2 if you want to see that as well :D and features Grant, Jon and Taka in a lifesized elephant which is also a spaceship that is bigger inside than on the outside!, they walk out and start rocking to the track with freeze-frame shots and fast movements of playing their instruments, only to get back inside the elephant (named Daisy!) and finish the song off!.
Well, as you can see my overall verdict is an incrediblly amazing one, and is a well-recommended addition to your singles collection, also check out their other singles and amazing albums such as "Swim", "Polythene", "Yesterday Went Too Soon", "Echo Park", "Comfort In Sound" and thier b-sides album only available on Feederweb- "Picture of Perfect Youth".
This monster always gets played whenever the guys play live, and when you hear it you'll want to sing along!!!!.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not to be missing from your collection!!, 16 May 2002
This review is from: Polythene (Audio CD)
This was Feeder's first album proper after the mini-album "Swim" was released. This album boasts Feeders live sound to the extreme and was by no wondering that this was Metal Hammer magazines album of the year in 1997.
This version of the album contains a slightly different tracklisting and unfairly dismisses "Waterfall" from the original release that charted at No90 (this one got No63), but don't let that put you off!, as the newest track on here titled "High" which was Feeder's first bona-fide hit reaching No24, will without doubt be a treat to your ears once you hear it, and you'll be wanting to hear this beauty time and time again!!.
As for the rest of the album, it is full of heavy guitar energy and blasting riffs, which made me reach for the air guitar and then the real thing!!, and I hope it does the same for you too!!!. One for anybodys collection, and had Jon Lee's drumming energy written all over it:), not forgetting the lyrical and guitar playing genius of Grant Nicholas, and the skilful bass playing of Taka Hirose!!

Two Colours
Two Colours

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite simply worth any place in a Feeder fans collection!, 9 Mar 2002
This review is from: Two Colours (Audio CD)
This was Feeders very first release in 1995. Available on 1.000 CD's and 17.000 vinyls this would set you back at 40-60 pounds due to it's scareness and was originally available at Feeders first gigs!!!
Right then, down to the record itself!!!. First up it's "Chicken On A Bone", some of you might have heard this as a re-recording on the "Cement" single, or on the re-issued "swim", but this is the original recording with the intrumentals and Grant's vocals sounding a little weak, but still sound great, which is something we'd expect from the boys:).
On the flip-side there's "Pictures Of Pain" which was also on the "Cement" single and "Swim" re-surfaced. This version has different lyrics in some places and I prefer this to the original version, but I still like that one too!.
BUY, BUY, BUY!!!, there's no excuse not to have this!!!

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