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Motion City Soundtrack Band • Page 4

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by CoffeeEyes17, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. SpyKi

    This Charming Man Supporter

    I think the better songs on IATM are just so good they elevate it above whatever rough edges it has. I wouldn't quite put it on the same level as CTTM/EIIKM but it's not too far off.
  2. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    hey guys stop underrating My Dinosaur Life that record is top tier MCS
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  3. troyplaysbass

    reunion tour Supporter

    I need to revisit Go. I listen to "Timelines" and "Circuits and Wires" often, but it's probably been a couple years since I spun the whole record.
  4. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    MDL as an EP would be the greatest EP in existence. As it stands, it's a very good record.
  5. bradsonemanband

    Trusted Supporter

    Go is such a fantastic album, if you listen to it at the right time. It's one of my go-to fall/winter albums. It shouldn't have come out in the summer time.
  6. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious


    the correct answer. They are all great and I love them like children. MDL and PS both feel like attempts to recreate CTTM and I think thats why they fall a bit short but theyre still great.
  7. nohandstoholdonto

    Problem Addict - a Real Bitch 2k20 Prestigious



    I'm pretty firm with that, I think. It's changed a bit over the years (finally got my head out of my ass and realized that EIIKM was a fantastic record), but I don't really see it changing any more at this point.

    *takes deep breath*

    CTTM, to me, is a flawless record; every song serves a purpose and has something that makes it stand out to me. Although it came out at a very important time in my life, and is immensely influential to me, I truly believe it is their best record from a quality standpoint, and not just due to nostalgia. I completely neglected EIIKM when it came out, for whatever reason it disappointed me greatly, I chalk it up entirely to being young and dumb. I can totally see why people would consider it their best, though I think there are just a couple small things that hold me back from seeing it at the level of CTTM. IATM isn't necessarily a better album than EIIKM, but I connected with it around the same time as CTTM and it was far more immediate for me, so the nostalgia factor is high. I guess I'd consider it their third best, but my second favorite, if that makes sense. Go came out at a very crucial time for me– I was just getting out of my first serious relationship and there were a lot of things about the lyrics that connected with me, and for some reason I find the album suited the summer release, although I know most people disagree. I simply don't have the emotional connection with MDL that I have for the aforementioned records, and I think it has a fair share of duds, but also some of their strongest songs. PS isn't bad, but it's got their weakest songwriting throughout, in my opinion. It doesn't have the lows of MDL, but it certainly doesn't have the highs either.

    *gasping for air*
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  8. SpyKi

    This Charming Man Supporter

    That album is so summer to me, haha.
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  9. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

    man I find barely any weaknesses in MDL or PS / feels like the natural progress from those first few albums but more weathered and experienced / the final track on PS is so fucking good
  10. SpyKi

    This Charming Man Supporter

    There's like 2/3 songs on MDL I don't like very much and like 2/3 on PS I actually dislike. There's only maybe 3/4 on Panic Stations I really like, the closer being the main one but it still wouldn't crack my top 3 MCS closers.
  11. SpyKi

    This Charming Man Supporter

    My least favourite on EIIKM would be top 5 on PS, haha.
  12. PyramidPostcard

    avocado squirrel rides again Prestigious

  13. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    MDL is probably second for me after CTTM lol


    Never listened to Panic Stations lol
  14. Threads

    Regular Prestigious

    Hopping in on the rankings because why not.

    EIIKM > CTTM > Go > IATM > MDL > PS

    It's too bad because when MDL and PS hit for me (Worker Bee, Pulp Fiction, I Can Feel You, Gravity, etc.) they hit but they both have my least favorite songs from the band.
  15. St. Nate

    We were just talkin' bout the Jesus. Prestigious

    I love "Antonia." It sounds so sweet.
  16. ramomcferno

    Mystery is the secret ingredient Prestigious

    Just bought my ticket to see them in Philly on the Farewell tour:tear:. I was thinking about the VIP, because I wanted to get one more photo with the whole band but $100 bucks is too much for me to spend on a concert. Maybe I will be lucky enough to see them after the show.
  17. troyplaysbass

    reunion tour Supporter

    Top three MCS song for me, and sometimes my favorite. If I could make one request for the farewell tour, it would be that.
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  18. Meerkat

    Officer Hot Prestigious

    Tickets are on sale for that tour now?
  19. St. Nate

    We were just talkin' bout the Jesus. Prestigious

    oops. I think presale is. don't know the code tho.
  20. Craig Ismaili

    @tgscraig Prestigious

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  21. Meerkat

    Officer Hot Prestigious

    Got tickets. Very excited to see them one last time, especially with Tony
  22. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Same. I'm even more excited that Spill Canvas are coming out with them, honestly still love that band
  23. Malatesta

    i may get better but we won't ever get well Prestigious

    anybody seeing them in Philly? i don't go to shows much so it seems weird to go alone haha. gonna prolly ask around on fb too
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  24. Craig Ismaili

    @tgscraig Prestigious

    I'm going to try and be there. I'm already going to Starland, but I'm trying to make Electric Factory happen as well.
  25. Malatesta

    i may get better but we won't ever get well Prestigious

    mkay. we'll i'mma see what tickets look like tomorrow and make a decision then.