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 Post subject: Future Islands
PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:09 pm 
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Any fans?

Just watched the clip of them on Letterman. Bonkers and/or coked up frontman and pleasant tune together makes for interesting viewing.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:25 pm 
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Big fan! In fact, They came high enough in my tracks of the year in (I think) 2012 that they made the top 10 in the SoundsXP list. I currently have them as the second to last Record Of The Week ever on The Sound Of Confusion.

I tell a lie - it was 2011, they're number 3! http://soundsxp.com/artman2/publish/spe ... 2011.shtml

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:28 pm 
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Balance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vI_kx4J8Vc&feature=kp

It took me a few plays but given time it becomes amazing.

The current record of the week - Seasons (Waiting On You) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5Ae-LhMIG0

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:33 pm 
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Oh - and it's bonkers, not coked up. Apparently there are some raps he's done on YouTube but I haven't heard them. He's a bit of a character though.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:44 am 
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I saw the clip - think they're bloody awful, though.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:27 am 
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Bovine Juice wrote:
Any fans?

Just watched the clip of them on Letterman. Bonkers and/or coked up frontman and pleasant tune together makes for interesting viewing.


It seems Roberto Martinez' talents know no end!

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
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Saw them at The Old Blue Last about 5 or 6 years ago, wasn't impressed. Haven't heard them since.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
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Yeah I can imagine them being hit and miss with some people. It was high votes from me and Anarchy that got them so high in the SXP poll.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
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Trev wrote:
I saw the clip - think they're bloody awful, though.

I know. I kept going back to it and thinking, 'have I missed something here?'. Then I saw Simon Price rave about them and I knew I hadn't - they just stink.

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 Post subject: Re: Future Islands
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Sheffield says 'no' to Future Islands.

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