Re: Outside writers
Posted by: Misterpomp ()
Date: February 04, 2001 07:29AM

Sorry : my point is that, left to their own devices, Icon produced a body of work which is possibly the benchmark for unexciting. So if the question was is "Night of the Crime" a passable album (I used to think it was incredible but either I've changed or it has - I suspect the former and that even the benchmark for that kind of music doesn't thrill me to bits) - the answer is yes. If the question was were Icon much kop then no - I think any number of bands could have recorded NotC and probably better too. I seem to recall the only real embarrassment on the album being an Icon-only penned track "I wanna rock my radio"? Is that right - maybe not.
The best thing related to Icon may well be the Schoolboys EP they did before Icon, one track in particular (track1 side2 - title been deleted from addled brain) is a particularly fine pomp song and elsewhere they sound a little like the underrated Girl.
I really don't want to discuss SwW as even when it was released it seemed like cheesy bubblegum ... now there's a thought for the confectionary industry...

Navigate: Previous MessageNext Message
Options: ReplyQuote

SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
White Sister's problem?? 224 Misterpomp 02/02/2001 05:12AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? 146 Carl 02/02/2001 05:58AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? 148 Eric Abrahamsen 02/02/2001 10:44AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? 137MadMan02/02/2001 10:53AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? 138Jack02/02/2001 02:57PM
Re: White Sister's problem?? 142 Phil#1 02/02/2001 04:30PM
Hehe - I have this on tape... 145joe02/03/2001 02:39AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? The ANSWER!!! 119Capt Kaos02/03/2001 12:08AM
Re: White Sister's problem?? The ANSWER!!! 137KISSaholic02/04/2001 12:08AM
White Sister! No problem! 133Surfpunk02/03/2001 09:27AM
I agree totally Surfpunk that..... 149fanof198202/03/2001 10:13AM
Re: I agree totally Surfpunk that..... 153madman02/03/2001 11:12AM
Re: I agree totally Surfpunk that..... 155danthecdman02/04/2001 12:27AM
Thanks 157 Misterpomp 02/04/2001 06:09AM
Nonsense 150 Misterpomp 02/04/2001 06:00AM
Outside writers 137Surfpunk02/04/2001 07:05AM
Re: Outside writers124 Misterpomp 02/04/2001 07:29AM
Fair enough! 142Surfpunk02/04/2001 07:42AM
Re: Fair enough! 156danthecdman02/04/2001 01:00PM
Actually, no! 171Surfpunk02/04/2001 11:43PM
Re: Actually, no! 143danthecdman02/05/2001 05:38AM
Can I butt in? 136 Misterpomp 02/05/2001 06:15PM
I agree 134 Misterpomp 02/04/2001 08:33PM
Re: I agree 121danthecdman02/04/2001 10:45PM
Re: Outside writers 131danthecdman02/04/2001 12:59PM
The Popefreak's point. 152 Popefreak 02/04/2001 04:21PM
And that's fine... 145 Misterpomp 02/04/2001 08:26PM

Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
Powered by Phorum.

Disclaimer: takes no responsibility for the contents of messages posted on this open forum, or for the sanity of those posting.