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#2801 OFFLINE   cashcomesquick

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 07:34 PM

Can't believe that it took me so long to fall in love with this masterpiece
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Posted 18 March 2017 - 08:40 PM

What could be considered the target audience for HM? What type of a person would you recommend HM to be checked out first before anything else in Lana's discography?


Actually I think those who are more into rock/classical music. I think they would appreciate the structure and length more opposed to those who are into fast paced pop music (not saying they can't enjoy it) but definitely in terms of music production and structure, rock/classical fans.

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 11:19 AM

I've always loved Honeymoon but lately I've been caught on admiring how fucking beautiful the production and overall aesthetic is. From the subdued percussion, breezy synths, sparse and scattered piano chords, to the angelic vocal layering and adrenaline-inducing arrangements on some tracks. It's both a pity and a blessing that the production takes the backseat... as gorgeous as it is, nothing compares to Lana's delicate vocals and I'm really glad the producers gave that the spotlight.

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 01:29 PM

After LFL I fell in love with HM even more.
It's still not better than UV.
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Posted 25 April 2017 - 06:26 PM

TBD is too much to handle
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Posted 28 April 2017 - 08:27 PM

idc what anyone says about this song but tbd is the best song on hm. it scalped me the first time i listened to it and i'm still recovering from it.


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Posted 28 April 2017 - 08:29 PM

I feel like BAR could have fit in with honeymoon


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Posted 28 April 2017 - 08:39 PM

I know but on the pre release thread there must be at least 300 pages of pure literal shit and drama it's annoying too there's no in-between and if you have a serious post even if in the end it's not that serious it can't even be seen amongst all the other mess posts. Oh well whatever

 

How fun is it that we've had 2 LFL pre-release threads with the total of 800-or-so pages full of literal shit :toofunny:

Good old times


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Posted 28 April 2017 - 08:55 PM

How fun is it that we've had 2 LFL pre-release threads with the total of 800-or-so pages full of literal shit :toofunny:

Good old times

Bro you should apply for an archeology course cause this is a++ post exhumation 


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Posted 28 April 2017 - 09:28 PM

Bro you should apply for an archeology course cause this is a++ post exhumation 

 

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 08:01 PM

This video alone made the whole era worth it. I want them so deep inside me


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 04:49 PM

MTWBT is heavenly.
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Posted 24 May 2017 - 07:26 PM

I'm becoming convinced that Honeymoon is her de facto best album. Each of the songs (except Freak) have such a timeless and transcendental essence to them. She does so much with so little, and she does it profoundly.

 

It's kinda sad how quickly her fans overlook and write off the record. It takes a while to get into it, but it's so worth it.


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 06:18 PM

LFL will never
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Posted 25 May 2017 - 06:28 PM

All time favourite. Second half of the album is a masterpiece. Will never be forgotten.

Honestly, if I wasn't a crazy stan I'd be a little dissapointed with LFL. It just feels like such a downgrade compared to Honeymoon. I love both, but HM is just her best project by far and I doubt I'll ever be THAT bewitched again.


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 10:19 AM

Am I the only one that still can't fully grasp that HBTB and Honeymoon are on the same album ...since it's release it's bothered me and I'm still not over it ! I think just musically they don't belong on a collection together and It gets me every time I give the album a listen

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 10:29 AM

Art Deco is the only banger on the album for me but it is a flawless album for what it tried to accomplish.

I think thats the problem with HM. People don't actually appreciate the fact it perfectly did what it set out to do, not what was expected of it in relation to BTD and UV.
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Posted 04 June 2017 - 11:37 AM

Am I the only one that still can't fully grasp that HBTB and Honeymoon are on the same album ...since it's release it's bothered me and I'm still not over it ! I think just musically they don't belong on a collection together and It gets me every time I give the album a listen

The contrast (btw song HM and HBTB) was probably intentional on her part, so she wants you to believe there's a coherence between them. I'll suggest that both songs reflect adopting aesthetics from prior song periods. One is a torch/noir song a la Ella Fitzgerald or a sad Frank Sinatra (perhaps); the other has been described as Andrew Sisters meets Ludacris.
So they cohere, at least conceptually, on that basis. Sonic-ally, I don't think they're that bad together as you got songs like Art Deco and Freak in the mix too. Historically, she's had pretty diverse songs on the same album while still cohering decently (Pawn Shop Blues and Smarty, being my favorite example).

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 11:44 AM

Am I the only one that still can't fully grasp that HBTB and Honeymoon are on the same album ...since it's release it's bothered me and I'm still not over it ! I think just musically they don't belong on a collection together and It gets me every time I give the album a listen


Considering that HBTB, Freak and Art Deco are more upbeat, I guess the order is intentional

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 12:52 PM

freak and art deco aren't really upbeat but the hm tracklist is all over the place anyway.


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