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EVOL 33 42.31%
Sister 25 32.05%
Daydream Nation 20 25.64%
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Old 08.01.2009, 05:37 PM   #21
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Old 08.01.2009, 05:44 PM   #22
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Old 08.01.2009, 05:54 PM   #23
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Old 08.01.2009, 06:19 PM   #24
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Old 08.01.2009, 06:58 PM   #25
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I've gotta say EVOL. Purely because the best songs on it don't match the best on the others. Great album though.
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Old 08.01.2009, 07:20 PM   #26
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I love Sister but it's my pick. It took me forever to get into Evol but now its my 3rd favorite(CIS and BMR are unbeatable)
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Old 08.01.2009, 08:23 PM   #27
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Old 08.01.2009, 08:33 PM   #28
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Daydream's my favourite out of the three. I'd always found the other two good, but not as amazing as people say they are. I recently relistened to them both, I like them more than I used to. I think I'll go with Sister, if only because I think EVOL works better as a whole.
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Old 08.01.2009, 09:19 PM   #29
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Old 08.02.2009, 02:45 AM   #30
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daydream nation. i like it....but i enjoy EVOL + sister much more. < if only because im less likely to skip through tracks when playing them. i do a lot of skipping around when listening to daydream nation.

still though...DDN IS a powerful album and i think it holds up better as far as being some sort of milestone in their sonic career than evol or sister. it really did mark a new beginning for the band.


I think my main problem with it is that it's so long...and the fact that it's obviously a lot more classic-rock indebted than the ones before it...not that that's a bad thing really, just I prefer the coldness of BMR or the mystery of EVOL. Sister's got it's own thing going that I've never been able to put my finger on.
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Old 08.02.2009, 03:06 AM   #31
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Yeah, there's definitely parts about it I DO love with all my heart. Just as an entire album, it's difficult to listen to all at once. It's better on vinyl, where it's more spread out. I've never liked the fact that it was issued on CD as one cd, and the same goes for Zen Arcade and ESPECIALLY Double Nickels on the Dime. They don't make sense in that format to me.

That intro to Teenage Riot...the guitar part's always reminded me of the vocal melody to the chorus of The Grassroots' "Live For Today" probably not intentional but I've always heard it.
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Old 08.02.2009, 03:56 AM   #32
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i've only recently got EVOL (i know, shoot me) and that album is fasinating for me. So spooky but also really beautiful and fresh
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Old 08.02.2009, 04:15 AM   #33
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Old 08.02.2009, 01:31 PM   #34
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i somehow managed to read 'lees favourite'

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sister.

because its got AWESOME SONGS
but the order doesnt convince me, and evol and dn work as a whole 100000 times better
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Old 08.02.2009, 04:14 PM   #35
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Yeah, it's definitely Sister. Don't get me wrong, it's still fantastic, but Daydream is pretty much my no questions favourite album of all time, and the only SY album that comes close to challenging it is EVOL. Both of those are as close to perfect as music gets, work better as whole albums, and simply have a tone that I prefer to Sister's. Sister meanwhile always struck me more as an amazing selection of songs that just doesn't hang together as well as a whole work.
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Old 08.02.2009, 08:50 PM   #36
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Even though I dig it, I went with EVOL on this one. Sister and Daydream are basically my favorite SY albums ever.
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Old 08.06.2009, 09:58 PM   #37
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Eh, its a hard one. But I always found Daydream Nation somewhat...lacking. EVOL has to be my fave for sure, closely followed by Sister.
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Old 08.07.2009, 12:41 AM   #38
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depends, if we are talking about EVOL as tom violence thru expressway, then sister is my least favorite. If evol= TV thru bubblegum then evol is the least favorite. why they would put a song after expressway on the cd is beyond me. evol is an amazing album, but expressway is the perfect closing to that album, and bubblegum completely takes you out of the album.
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