"I don't know exactly how to categorize The Fall, but I do know Mark E. Smith is a freakin' lyrical genius.
Became a recluseAnd bought a computerSet it up in the homeElusive big oneOn the screenSaw the Holy Ghost, I swearOn the…"
"i pretty much agree with what you said,i just believethey are equel parts garage and post punk,and some other parts of christ knows what!?
yeah it would be amazing for garage acts to pick up on them a bit more,only good can come of that!i think my…"
"ok here's what i think on it all,firstly i believe the fall are the closest and any band has ever came to perfection(in my ideals at least),and no i dont believe them to be the greatest garage act ever,without being at all controversial,if your…"
"I love the Fall, but I have to admit that I've never really thought of them in a "garage rock" band context. I guess I thought of them more as post-punk or whatever. Who knows.
I didn't read Fritz's comments as rude,…"
"hey folks,thanks for replying,im in a bit of a rush just now,so ill get back to you all later,but......i have to reply to "fritz",him at the top of the thread,basically because he was just so totally fuckin rude,i/we are in a site…"
"Here's my Fall story. Some time in the early 80s I saw the Fall in a club in Brixton, London. At that stage of their career they had released maybe 5 albums and twice as many singles - none of the single tracks were on the…"
"OK, first, I'd say that NO, they're not "the best garage rock band ever." If you wanna talk about "garage rock bands," there are many better than the Fall.
To answer your 2nd question, I'd say, well, who cares?…"
"ok im gregor(fells like AA this bit!)im 30,iv been a mucic addict since forever,pretty much anything you can think of ill have listened to(maybe),the only music i dinne really like is main stream "indie",kasabian,kieser chiefs that kinda…"
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"Jymn , There may be an element of truth to that , in that , yes , the other two were availabe in America , but , only as imports , of course. It does'nt make sense to say "Future" is available everywhere but North America…"
"I've read a few comments on the infamous Steve Hoffman forum, talking more about the music than the quality of the release. One review was from someone who bought it in LA. So it seems that it is released. What confuses me John, is that the Ace…"
"Jymn , I'm pretty much certain it has'nt come out , yet. The first two were'nt released simultaneously , and they're probably giving the public some time , first , to get caught up with them. Of the total of TWO stores in Chicago…"
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