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Should Hawley be included in the 1000?
Yes 88%  88%  [ 14 ]
No 13%  13%  [ 2 ]
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:33 am 
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Over the last week the Guardian has been publishing a list of 1000 albums to hear before you die. Here's the link:

http://music.guardian.co.uk/1000albums/ ... 98,00.html

:shock: :shock: The b :evil: ggers didn't include Hawley, although Arctic Monkeys made it along with Pulp ... and no one screamed out "but you missed out Richard Hawley"!!!

So I've set up a little poll (I'm starting to get a little cocky with my developing IT skills :*: )

Do you think Hawley should be in 1000 - yes/no and rationale for including (or not) Hawley in the 1000.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:42 am 
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Again, it's not just the artist, it's the album ... It's not necessarily about what your favourite album is, agree Prize Bingo lovely but not convinced by your argument, Luke, that it should be the one that puts Richard on the list.

For example, for me The Jam's most smack-in-your-face-this-is-it was All Mod Cons ... and used to be consistently the favourite amongst hacks in the 1980s, but 21st century hindsight decrees it to be Sound Affects. Both wonderful albums, but I suppose the durability of That's Entertainment (which has become quite iconic), the distance of Start (so no longer hampered by comparisons with Taxman) and it's chronology in terms of weller's writing maturity are presumably what has now given it the edge.

SO. Back to the poll and you can't just vote - you must pick an album that you think will be the one that endures and provide your justification! 8) [/i]

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Oh well, if he didn't make the list of albums to hear before you die, perhaps there's room in the list of albums to hear after you're dead?

All these lists are of course stupid and pointless but you can't help yourself having a peep. I think that missing out Ian Dury but including Lily Allen was a bit of a boo-boo though.............

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