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Kacey Musgraves - Star Crossed (September 10, 2021) Album • Page 5

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by iCarly Rae Jepsen, Aug 23, 2021.

  1. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    we're on each other's team Platinum

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  2. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    site is beyond saving
     
  3. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    This is me. I'm fine with albums having a visual representation, but I usually don't click with that. The anime for Sturgill's last album is a good example of that. I don't have Paramount+ and don't care enough about this to pay for a subscription/free trial to watch.
     
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  4. OotyPa

    fall away

    I think, ideally, a visual component should add to the work, provide context, make an album feel more like an “experience” than a project. That said, whatever the reason is, I just don’t care enough about the visuals with a lot of the music I love. Even my favorite artists’ music videos, I just barely engage with, if at all. Maybe I’m weird but whatever. I’m cool with Kacey trying out a visual component but I hope the album’s songs stand strong on their own—and I’m pretty sure it will be amazing, tbh!
     
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  5. hollowmines

    Newbie

    I would be fine w/ visual albums if they didn't generally boil down to being a pointlessly literal visual counterpoint for the lyrics, which is what they are the vast majority of the time (with one notable exception, yes). potentially interesting form, mostly horrible execution.

    anyway I hope the album will be good
     
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  6. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    But, like, you can just never watch it. Hell, I WANT to see the one for Dirty Computer and keep failing to get around to it.
     
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  7. mattfreaksmeout

    Trusted Supporter

    I was just about to bring up Dirty Computer. I watched that one like 5 times and it absolutely added to the experience of the album for me.
     
  8. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    There is really no reason to suspect that the songs wouldn’t stand on their own. She’s always been a songwriter first and foremost.
     
  9. ItsAndrew

    Prestigious Prestigious

    The visual component of the album is part of her artistic vision and I don’t think it’s fair to dismiss that when, like mentioned above, you can just not watch it.
     
  10. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    This thread is a great example of why I don’t listen to advance songs.

    - If you don’t care for it, maybe you stick with that opinion and now you’re going into the album with 3 weeks of negative mindset.

    -Maybe you don’t care for it because you can’t appreciate its proper context, and that’s also going to color how you listen for the first time.

    -Or maybe you love it, and now you’re deprived of having the opening track blow you away when you press play.

    I don’t need to have an instant Take that badly.
     
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  11. Sean Murphy

    shut your pretty mouth and eat a mustard cookie Supporter

    InstantTakes.fm
     
  12. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    Can you help me understand the difference between dismissing the visual component and not watching it? Because this reads like a contradictory statement to me.
     
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  13. Sean Murphy

    shut your pretty mouth and eat a mustard cookie Supporter

    theres nothing wrong with listening to an advance release and liking it, or not liking it, but it just ends up being the same dumb ass debates in every album thread lol

    "its great!!!! AOTY!!!!"
    "its ok"
    "cant imagine not liking this"
    "its just not for me"
    "cant believe there are people who dont like this???????"
     
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  14. OotyPa

    fall away

    It’s wild how users here will get on the defensive so easily without slightest provocation. Like some of us here are just discussing visual albums as a concept, not even directly related to Kacey’s, and y’all just want to shut that conversation down. People should be able to share their ideas.
     
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  15. Sean Murphy

    shut your pretty mouth and eat a mustard cookie Supporter

    just wait until she releases 2 more tracks and people start ranking them and them arguing about their rankings of pre-release tracks
     
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  16. ComedownMachine

    Prestigious Prestigious

    And the day the album releases and people immediately need to rank it with the rest of her albums
     
  17. Matt

    the bones are their money, so are the worms Prestigious

    hey it could be worse, at least people aren't writing essays about j*ck ant*noff in here
     
  18. Ben

    Trusted Prestigious

    j*ck ant*noff has actually ghost written every kacey song ever made…
     
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  19. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    To be fair, I’m not critiquing people for listening. Just preaching my gospel of how much happier I am as a music fan since I stopped. People get themselves so damn unhappy
     
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  20. AWasteOfATime

    @awasteofatime Supporter

    im excited to hear new music from this artist and see what type of other things accompany it !
     
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  21. GrantCloud

    cool shit Prestigious

    about time we start ranking her albums now murph
     
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  22. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Don’t forget the “I must now rank all the songs on this album” moment.
     
  23. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    On one hand, yeah, instant reactions usually don't lend to the most thoughtful discussion, but heck, this is a forum for talking about music...
     
  24. Elder Lightning

    So damn clean he a mop. Supporter

    FTFY
     
  25. Matt

    the bones are their money, so are the worms Prestigious

    I'm fine with what's posted in here, it's the snarky twitter posts that make my roll my eyes. the snarky twitter music community sucks lol
     
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