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Old 06-01-2006, 09:51 PM   #1
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Default "The one with the toy gun on it"

So for some reason I have been obsessively listening to a bunch of albums from my first couple years of college, "The Downward Spiral" from NIN,
"Diary" from Sunny Day Real Estate, "Bakesale" from Sebadoh, etc. and I cracked out the Foo Fighters first one.... and man, that album still stands up today as nothing else but a great fucking rock record. No grunge-iness or anything. Now, I admit I did skip over "Big Me" though I did power through about a minute of it but I especially like "Alone + Easy Target" and "X-Static" but honestly the best song on that album is the closer "Exhausted". Every single time I hear it it feels like the curtain officially coming down not only on Nirvana but the whole "grunge" scene itself.

Thoughts on this?
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