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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2020, 09:07:01 AM »
If you leave out compilations, re-recordings, demo albums and live albums I make it #9.

Depends if you count "Channel 5" or not - I would say it's #10 or #11.
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2020, 12:16:27 PM »
Leave out C5?

Leave out C5?

What would Mr C5 say?!

TV SM!TH solo albums clearly include:

Channel Five;
March of the Giants;
Immortal Rich;
Generation Y;
Not A Bad Day;
Misinformation Overload;
In The Arms of My Enemy;
Coming in to Land;
I Delete;
Land of the Overdose; and - as of this very week -
Lockdown Holiday.

So that is indeed a grand total of eleven studio albums recorded as individual entities.

HOWEVER, these do not represent the entire canon of "TV SM!TH" solo songs due to various B-Sides, EP's, acoustic sessions, live recordings of songs from the band-eras, etc., etc., but the biggest conundrum facing the serious-minded TUT is how best to classify both "Sparkle in the Mud" and "Lucky Us". Should these be regarded as compilations or included in the list of TV SM!TH solo albums?

Is this an ecumenical matter requiring referral to the leader of the New Church? Let's find out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptd_h0dF7NE

Looks like we'll have to ask Pope Timothy.
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2020, 02:31:39 PM »
From what I heard the UK batch of pre-orders might be a little delayed.  :(

Thanks @Fred for re-introducing the concept of "the list" to us!!

... the biggest conundrum facing the serious-minded TUT is how best to classify both "Sparkle in the Mud" and "Lucky Us". Should these be regarded as compilations or included in the list of TV SM!TH solo albums?

Definitely a compilation of old demos recorded way back when... but still "essential" and so many good songs!

(P.S.: Mr C5 would be shocked of course!)
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2020, 02:50:08 PM »
I've never been '@Fred'-ed before! That's taken years off me!

On to more serious matters.

Re: The status of "Sparkle in the Mud" and "Lucky Us" in the TV SM!TH album canon:

Albums or compilations?

Compilations or albums?

Should we have a poll?

Should we have a poll about having a poll?

Is having a poll on this topic frivolous?


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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #19 on: November 24, 2020, 03:02:05 PM »
Another review (and not a bad one):
https://thepunksite.com/reviews/album-review-tv-smith-lockdown-holiday/

(Numbers aren't quite right though - solo album #8 can't be correct.)

That number is clearly nowhere near right. That's a load of misinformation that I should delete!
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #20 on: November 24, 2020, 03:13:32 PM »
I always associate the term 'compilation' with previously-released material, so are "Sparkle in the Mud" and "Lucky Us" collections rather than compilations?

They weren't recorded as distinct entities as the other albums were, but they largely consist of previously unreleased songs.
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #21 on: November 24, 2020, 03:32:32 PM »
I'm sorry for @-ing at you Fred. More importantly, have you ever been "listed"?

I always associate the term 'compilation' with previously-released material, so are "Sparkle in the Mud" and "Lucky Us" collections rather than compilations?

Uh-erm, ok, let's call them "collections of previously unreleased demos / songs" (dust them off before use)!  ;D

That number is clearly nowhere near right. That's a load of misinformation that I should delete!

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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2020, 04:45:43 PM »
Sorry Uli, but I'm afraid that I don't know what 'being listed' means.  :-[

However, on many occasions I have listed, usually to port, due to alcohol, arthritis or a combination of the two!  ;D
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2020, 05:10:11 PM »
Sorry Uli, but I'm afraid that I don't know what 'being listed' means.

Neither do I. You just re-introduced "the list" to us (anyone remember Tj? have you ever been listed by him?)!  ;D
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2020, 08:53:57 PM »
TJ?

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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #25 on: November 30, 2020, 02:02:06 PM »
Vinyl arrived from Germany this morning.
Makes a change for the vinyl to beat the CD to my door.

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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #26 on: December 01, 2020, 12:41:43 AM »
Had a few listens to the album today, another belter. My faves are lucky ones, fake news, lockdown, 2nd wave and back to the good old days.

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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2020, 05:39:06 PM »
Still waiting for the CD, but it's sounding great via Spotify - and if we all listen to it on there, we could (sadly quite literally) early Tim a few extra pennies!

STOP PRESS...

The CD's are in the UK!

Another live stream tomorrow night too!

It's like Xmas Bloody Xmas come early!
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2020, 09:40:44 AM »
Well I had a message from paypal that TV sent mine out...  8)
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Re: LOCKDOWN HOLIDAY (LP 2020)
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2020, 10:37:17 AM »
Still waiting for the CD, but it's sounding great via Spotify - and if we all listen to it on there, we could (sadly quite literally) early Tim a few extra pennies!

STOP PRESS...

The CD's are in the UK!

Another live stream tomorrow night too!

It's like Xmas Bloody Xmas come early!

"See you on there tonight Fred"