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Big Star Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by DaydreamNation, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. The best band you've probably never even heard of.

  2. phaynes1


    #1 record maybe my favorite debut record
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  3. cshadows2887 Mar 31, 2016
    (Last edited: Jul 23, 2020)

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    "And there ain't no one going to turn me around"
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  4. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    run away with me Platinum

    Out October 14th


    Big Star – Third Box Set tracklist:

    1. Like St. Joan (Kanga Roo) * (Demo)
    2. Lovely Day (Demo)
    3. Downs (Demo)
    4. Femme Fatale (Demo)
    5. Thank You Friends (Demo)
    6. Holocaust (Demo)
    7. Jesus Christ (Demo)
    8. Blue Moon (Demo)
    9. Nightime (Demo)
    10. Take Care (Demo)
    11. Big Black Car (Demo #2/Acoustic Take 1)
    12. Don’t Worry Baby
    13. I’m In Love With A Girl *
    14. Big Black Car (Demo #3/Acoustic Take 2)
    15. I’m So Tired * – Alex & Lesa
    16. That’s All It Took * – Alex & Lesa
    17. Pre-Downs *
    18. Baby Strange *
    19. Big Black Car (Demo #1/Band)
    20. Kizza Me * (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
    21. Till the End Of the Day * (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal, Kept As Final Vocal)
    22. Thank You Friends * (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
    23. O, Dana * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    24. Dream Lover * (Dickinson Rough Mix)

    1. Big Black Car * (Dickinson Rough Mix/Alex Guide Vocal)
    2. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    3. Take Care * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    4. Holocaust * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    5. Nightime * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    6. Thank You Friends * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    7. Nature Boy * (Dickinson Rough Mix)
    8. After Hours * – Lesa
    9. Stroke It Noel (Backwards Intro)
    10. Lovely Day * (Fry Rough Mix)
    11. Nightime * (Fry Rough Mix)
    12. Blue Moon * (Fry Rough Mix)
    13. Till The End Of The Day (Alternate Mix #1)
    14. Big Black Car (Fry Rough Mix)
    15. Holocaust (Fry Alternate/Rough Mix)
    16. Downs * (Fry Rough Mix)
    17. Kanga Roo (Fry Rough Mix)
    18. Femme Fatale * (Fry Rough Mix)
    19. For You * (Alternate Version/Alex Vocal)
    20. Thank You Friends * (Fry Rough Mix)
    21. Take Care * (Alternate Version/Alex Vocal)
    22. Kizza Me * (Fry Rough Mix)
    23. Till the End Of the Day (FRY Rough Mix #2) – Lesa
    24. Nature Boy (Fry Rough Mix)
    25. Mañana

    1. Stroke It Noel
    2. Downs
    3. Femme Fatale
    4. Thank You Friends
    5. Holocaust
    6. Jesus Christ
    7. Blue Moon
    8. Kizza Me
    9. For You
    10. O, Dana
    11. Nightime
    12. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
    13. Kanga Roo
    14. Take Care
    15. Big Black Car
    16. Dream Lover
    17. You Can’t Have Me
    18. Till the End Of the Day
    19. Lovely Day
    20. Nature Boy

    * Previously Unissued

    Big Star ‘Third’ deluxe box set coming in October — listen to “Like St. Joan (Kanga Roo)” demo
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  5. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter more bonus content than I think I want. Haha
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  6. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    run away with me Platinum

  7. phaynes12 Prestigious

    cool how there hasn’t been a post for one of the best bands ever in two years
  8. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    I can't even count how many times in the average week I hum "Ain't no one goin' to turn me around".
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  9. JRGComedy

    Trusted Supporter

    I love The Replacements and so I am aware of Alex Chilton, but I don't know where to start with Big Star
  10. phaynes12 Prestigious

    they have 3 albums lol
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  11. JRGComedy

    Trusted Supporter

    But which one?!??!?!?!?!

  12. phaynes12 Prestigious

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  13. ItsAndrew

    Prestigious Prestigious

    So what is everyone's favorite Big Star song?

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  14. phaynes12 Prestigious

    life is white is one of my five or ten favorite songs ever
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  15. Could post a dozen or so but this has always been my favorite

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  16. Listen to all three. Radio City is my favorite, and one of the best records ever made.
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  17. And watch Nothing Can Hurt Me.
  18. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    I love I Am the Cosmos but have never delved into Chilton's solo stuff. Anyone have an album rec?
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  19. phaynes12 Prestigious

    like flies on sherbert!
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  20. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    Thanks. I've heard his stuff is a mess, but depends on the listener whether it's a beautiful mess or a wasteful one. Which I could be down for.
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