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Old 09-12-2018, 07:59 PM   #11161
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Come Tomorrow (LP 9) Album Discussion Thread (June 8, 2018)

Pretty sure this is the confusion Cap$haw was hoping to stir up in the race for “#1”
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:11 PM   #11162
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Did we ever figure out what the phone call was from at the end of Samurai? If not, I swear my wife and I think we found what it's from
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:31 PM   #11163
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:42 PM   #11164
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Did we ever figure out what the phone call was from at the end of Samurai? If not, I swear my wife and I think we found what it's from
It was answered somewhere by Dave or John or somebody after the album came out. I can't remember where, but it was definitely answered, and I believe it was the receptionist at the studio or something like that.
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:48 PM   #11165
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Not sure if any of you watch Wentworth but the phone and at one point someone answering hello is identical to that little studio call. I'm sure it's not that, but we both looked at each other and were like Samurai??
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Old 09-12-2018, 10:07 PM   #11166
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I don't know, mario. I post on messageboards of a half dozen other bands and I've never really seen it come up? Granted, none of those bands have ever had a #1 album, so perhaps it was never on their fans' radars, but it seems pretty normal to me for bands to experience declining sales as they age (and as sales decline in general), and DMB is still selling more tickets than any of them are, so saying that the audience is gone seems kind of bizarre to me since it remains bigger than the audience for any other band of similar age that I follow.

So yes, I think, as fans of the band, what we actually think of the music is more relevant than how well the album sells. I know you can't participate in that conversation, but that's your problem, not ours.
The live audience continues to define, but you fail to make a distinction between concert audience and album audience.



Also, if no one cares about sales, why do people keep pointing to #1 debut? Sure seems like most people only want to talk about good news and ignore the bad news. Not that they don't care about the news.
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Old 09-12-2018, 10:08 PM   #11167
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can anyone tell me if this is good?
It's not good considering they tried to give away 400,000 and moved less than three quarters of what they offered to give away for free to their own fans.


There's pretty much no profit there whatsoever.
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Old 09-14-2018, 06:58 AM   #11168
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I just dont care if it sold well or didnt. What is that supposed to tell me, they arent as popular anymore? Good thing you pointed that out, I had no idea.

Just like I dont care how much money a movie makes. If I like it, great, if not then I dont keep talking about it.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:02 AM   #11169
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I just dont care if it sold well or didnt. What is that supposed to tell me, they arent as popular anymore? Good thing you pointed that out, I had no idea.

Just like I dont care how much money a movie makes. If I like it, great, if not then I dont keep talking about it.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:43 PM   #11170
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And I feel like this tour has sold pretty well, no?

Eager to see the stats when billboard or whatever posts it, but I'm under the impression ticket sales were pretty strong.
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Old 09-28-2018, 12:07 AM   #11171
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Virginia in the Rain is a Top 10 studio track.
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Old 09-28-2018, 02:14 AM   #11172
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I don’t think it would make my top 40
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Old 09-28-2018, 04:53 AM   #11173
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I think they did a great job with VITR, but the song itself isn’t good enough to make a top 10. A&A is a better song with equal studio magic, so I would rank that higher. But even that isn’t good enough DMB song to qualify.
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Old 09-28-2018, 06:18 AM   #11174
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I went to a ton of shows this summer and saw them playing with an enthusiasm and joyfulness I haven't seen in years. They want to make music together. Buddy has brought something to this band they haven't had in quite some time.
I agree with Dave's comment on Tiny Desk, band is sounding great right now, but more importantly they are having a blast.

The idea of a tour violinist is tempting but won't happen. Dave is crafting a new sound for the band, it'd be too many people up there, and too reminiscent of BT.
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Old 09-28-2018, 09:27 AM   #11175
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I skip VITR almost every time I listen to this album.
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Old 09-28-2018, 09:36 AM   #11176
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Yeah it’s not top 10 for sure, but it is a great track
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Old 09-28-2018, 11:23 AM   #11177
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VITR is an interesting song. While I agree that they did a good job capturing it in the studio, it suffers from lack of variation, and that's just not something it can overcome.

I always believe the first verse should be the only one played in that slow, haunting manner. Subsequent verses should've had a little more bounce and drove the transition to the chorus. Add an interesting bridge/breakdown and you break up the monotony. Right now its a nice song that kinda drags on. I wouldn't be surprised one bit to find out that's why they only played it twice this tour.
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Old 09-28-2018, 11:29 AM   #11178
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I always believe the first verse should be the only one played in that slow, haunting manner. Subsequent verses should've had a little more bounce and drove the transition to the chorus. Add an interesting bridge/breakdown and you break up the monotony. Right now its a nice song that kinda drags on.
Isn't this description sort of a trope? It's basically 60% of songs in the world.

- verse
- calmer chorus
- verse
- regular chrous
- bridge / breakdown
- chorus (maybe another verse)

What you described is the same old blueprint. It's every Everyday song. There are definitely good DMB songs that follow this formula. But what makes this great is that they didn't cookie cutter this song for the sake of going from one type of monotony to another. They let it breathe and be what it is.
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Old 09-28-2018, 11:56 AM   #11179
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Bringing up monotony makes me think of the Mercy jam. That thing could really have benefited from a build up and explosion.

Maybe not on the album, but live.
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Old 09-28-2018, 12:00 PM   #11180
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I donít think it would make my top 40
I know it was a big statement, but that track just does something to me. And it kind of defines what the difference is between this band is in the studio setting vs. live for me.
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