Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

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Re: Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

#46 Post by Spittingcat » Thu 31 Oct 2019, 3:48 pm

The lost child is a favourite of mine. Along with Wiedersehen.

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#47 Post by onzio » Thu 31 Oct 2019, 3:49 pm

gehegu wrote:
Thu 31 Oct 2019, 3:01 pm
Nobody else here appreciate the lost child? Certainly not a hit, but very moving and well constructed.
Ok, what I like:

- On Social Media
- The Forgotten Child
- Soup
- An Open Mind

I made up an E.P. of "E.p.s". And yes I like Soup, you've seen it correctly.

Dreamland is OK btw.
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#48 Post by gehegu » Thu 31 Oct 2019, 4:12 pm

I also like soup, originality is underrated 😂. I love the Indian touch of no boundaries too.

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#49 Post by nickname » Fri 01 Nov 2019, 11:53 am

gehegu wrote:
Thu 31 Oct 2019, 4:12 pm
I also like soup, originality is underrated 😂. I love the Indian touch of no boundaries too.
Me too.

In fact, I'd like to listen more of this Indian touch of any of the new songs.

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#50 Post by retrofuturist » Sat 02 Nov 2019, 2:41 am

Greetings,

I'm quite enjoying An Open Mind. It's clearly the best of the three new songs, in my opinion.

Anyone else think it's got a very similar song structure to Winner?

If Winner wasn't so sucky, it could have sounded like this.

Retro. :)

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#51 Post by Kevinthehorse » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 12:52 pm

Yes, I was pleasantly surprised to hear "An Open Mind"; it's certainly a vast improvement on the lazy "will this do?" B-sides of the Super era, most of which sound like they were tossed off in under an hour.

The only reservation I have is that the lead synth riff sounds to me very much like the one on Giorgio Moroder's "4 U With Love" both in terms of the sound and the melody.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9-oIi2o4N0

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#52 Post by One of the crowd » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 1:40 pm

The Lost Child?

Its actually called "The Forgotten Child"
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#53 Post by daveid » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 2:54 pm

One of the crowd wrote:
Tue 05 Nov 2019, 1:40 pm
The Lost Child?

Its actually called "The Forgotten Child"
The lost child is in the forgotten room. It's all rather confusing.

And The Lost Room is missing but not forgotten

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#54 Post by Ghost within this house » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 3:21 pm

The Lost Room will surely be on 24.01.2020
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Re: Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

#55 Post by karnsculpture » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 4:34 pm

"An Open Mind" is the kind of gift they give longtime followers, and I'm pleased they are still giving us tunes of this quality on EPs.
I actually think "Dreamland" is stronger as a single, but for what it is, as a longtime fan "An Open Mind" is the latest in their superb b-sides.

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Re: Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

#56 Post by joe stalin » Tue 05 Nov 2019, 5:55 pm

I’ve listened to it a number of times. I’ve read assiduously Drico’s invaluable review and yet... I’m not swayed. Under whelmed. Disappointed. Not sure why though. For the first time perhaps ever, we’ll ok since Winner which I try to erase from my memory, it lacks a certain element that I like.

Give me Odd Man Out or even Weidersehn any day.

Hope the new album isn’t going to disappoint too.

I’m not sure how I’ll cope ;-)

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Re: Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

#57 Post by jasonjohn » Wed 06 Nov 2019, 8:35 am

karnsculpture wrote:
Tue 05 Nov 2019, 4:34 pm
"An Open Mind" is the kind of gift they give longtime followers, and I'm pleased they are still giving us tunes of this quality on EPs.
I actually think "Dreamland" is stronger as a single, but for what it is, as a longtime fan "An Open Mind" is the latest in their superb b-sides.
Yeah I still prefer Dreamland - it has urgency and energy

After Drico's review I re-listened to AOM and I agree it's a top little tune. I'm not sure how to put it, but there's something about the sound that reminds me of the time they said "Let's set out to make a Britney song" when they did Ghost of Myself. Which might be why they made it a b-side, knowing they were more experimenting with emulation.

Another reason it's not an album track might be because it's bright and happy :)

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Re: Keeping An Open Mind on An Open Mind

#58 Post by daveid » Wed 06 Nov 2019, 11:50 am

jasonjohn wrote:
Wed 06 Nov 2019, 8:35 am
karnsculpture wrote:
Tue 05 Nov 2019, 4:34 pm
"An Open Mind" is the kind of gift they give longtime followers, and I'm pleased they are still giving us tunes of this quality on EPs.
I actually think "Dreamland" is stronger as a single, but for what it is, as a longtime fan "An Open Mind" is the latest in their superb b-sides.
Yeah I still prefer Dreamland - it has urgency and energy

After Drico's review I re-listened to AOM and I agree it's a top little tune. I'm not sure how to put it, but there's something about the sound that reminds me of the time they said "Let's set out to make a Britney song" when they did Ghost of Myself. Which might be why they made it a b-side, knowing they were more experimenting with emulation.

Another reason it's not an album track might be because it's bright and happy :)
Yes it reminds me a bit of Ghost of Myself

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