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Sunny Day Real Estate Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by bd007h, May 2, 2016.

  1. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Surprised there wasn't a thread already, or why I didn't start one sooner.

    Diary and How It Feels to Be Something On are near-perfect records.

    A few years ago they started working on a fifth album but according to Nate Mendel sessions "fell apart" and they broke up again, with only one song being released on a split with Circa Survive.
  2. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    That song on the circa split was sadly, real bad
  3. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Yeah it barely even sounded like them. Would have liked to hear a whole new album though.
  4. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Such an odd combination of bands for a split, too.
  5. Been returning to LP2 a lot lately. It's just such a fascinating record, so inscrutable but with so much palpable tension. I love it, sometimes the most.
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  6. Paul Beaumont


    Ive always given Diary way more time than the others and in fairness the others not much of a chance. Would people agree to just go to their second album next to give it a proper in depth listen?
  7. yeah, probably, although I would say that it is the most difficult of the four to get into. How It Feels To Be Something On might hook you a little easier.
  8. fronkensteen


    The Rising Tide is still far and away my favorite of theirs.
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  9. Tom

    It's way too late, or much too early Prestigious

    LP2 is my favorite from them. Love this band so much. Really wish I saw Jeremy when he came to Philly not too long ago. Not only is his solo stuff great, he played both Friday and In Circles.
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  10. ChrisCantWrite

    Trusted Prestigious

    I've been listening to Snibe a lot lately. Powerful song.
  11. I listened to all four records today so I'm going to stupidly rank my top ten favorite songs. Choosing a favorite record is meaningless because it tends to cycle

    1. 8
    2. In Circles
    3. Pillars
    4. Seven
    5. Friday
    6. Rain Song
    7. J'Nuh
    8. Song About an Angel
    9. Days Were Golden
    10. The Rising Tide
  12. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Missing Grendel ;-)
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  13. Tom

    It's way too late, or much too early Prestigious

    Great list.
    I'd have to put a lot of thought in making a top ten list for this band, but I could definitely say 5/4 would be near the top. That song is breath taking
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  14. In making that list I wanted to say that the first three songs on Diary are overrated and not include them but...I couldn't. Those songs are incredible and deserve all the credit they get haha.
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  16. TheBaroness

    a burst and I'm awake now Supporter

    I already have an OG copy of How It Feels..., but I couldn't resist going in for the repress. All-time top 10 favourite record of mine (though LP2 and Diary aren't far behind). Holding out for a repress of The Rising Tide now.
  17. Tom

    It's way too late, or much too early Prestigious

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  18. neo506

    2001-2022 Prestigious

    ICYMI: You can still preorder Jeremy's new solo album through Pledge music. The rewards include vinyl pressings of this new album & the first domestic press of OK Bear (with new artwork).

    Now if only he'd press World Waits/The Missing Link
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  19. Transient_Hymn

    Somebody Turn the Neon Down Supporter

    Listened to the Rising Tide for the first time yesterday and I am hooked.
    Snibe and Killed by an Angel are standouts so far
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  20. Transient_Hymn

    Somebody Turn the Neon Down Supporter

    Television is the first Shins song ever. lol
  21. fronkensteen


    That's their only album I like.
  22. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    Never listened to The Rising Tide, but Diary/How It Feels are spectacular.
  23. Tom

    It's way too late, or much too early Prestigious

    LP2 getting me real good tonight.
  24. TheBaroness

    a burst and I'm awake now Supporter

    I've always felt The Rising Tide was a bit inconsistent, but Killed by an Angel, One and Snibe are great songs.
  25. Iago

    forbidden chalice.

    I love all 4 of their records. Great band.