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Dr Syntax Head

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Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« on: March 19, 2020, 01:04:29 PM »

Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2020, 03:06:04 PM »
Definitely the least shit of the solo stuff he's released so far. I really like the intro guitar loop, and the pitch-shifted guitar that comes in after the first verse (very Ed O'Brien).

However it puts me in mind of something I don't completely like and I can't figure out what. It's a bit 2002 isn't it? Is that it? Or I keep thinking maybe it's a bit Beck, but I love Beck.

Lyrics are not great either.

It's funny though, I think this might be shaping up to be the Radiohead solo project that best pleases general Radiohead fans.
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Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2020, 03:27:10 PM »
However it puts me in mind of something I don't completely like and I can't figure out what. It's a bit 2002 isn't it? Is that it?

Is it that it's produced by Flood and very much sounds it?

Johnny Textface

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Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2020, 03:49:49 PM »
A track called Mass that he played for the 6music festival was pretty nice.


Dr Syntax Head

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Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2020, 03:56:54 PM »
Take it at face value I reckon. It’s the guitar player from Radiohead. The nice one

Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2020, 04:10:31 PM »
Is it that it's produced by Flood and very much sounds it?

I know Flood is terribly famous and successful but I don't think I've ever been a big listener of anything he's done. What are the Flood Production Trademarks?

Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2020, 04:52:36 PM »
I know Flood is terribly famous and successful but I don't think I've ever been a big listener of anything he's done. What are the Flood Production Trademarks?

For me it's the difference between the first Glasvegas album when I was mad on them and the second one, which he produced, where I lost interest.

People use words to describe his productions like swooping, soaring, anthemic, U2.

I still love Ed though and will be predisposed to look kindly on the album. I think that Flood was probably a good fit for the sort of album Ed sincerely wanted to make.

Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2020, 06:42:55 PM »
I still love Ed though and will be predisposed to look kindly on the album.

He seems like a lovely bloke and I really admire his guitar work in the 'Head

Dr Syntax Head

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Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2020, 06:53:19 PM »
Flood has had a pretty good career. Worked with Trent. All boxes ticked there

Re: Ed O Brien did a lovely song
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2020, 04:22:06 PM »
Ed's got covid apparently. Seems to be all right.

https://uproxx.com/indie/ed-obrien-radiohead-coronavirus/

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