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deftones25
Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 9:37:38 AM

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The Smiths



Joy Division/Warsaw



New Order



The Stone Roses



Oasis

deftones25
Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 9:39:01 AM

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While I like all of the above bands, my personal favourite would have to be The Smiths, followed closely by Joy Division/Warsaw, although my favourite song at the moment is 'I am the resurrection' by The Stone Roses.
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The Smiths
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Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014 3:18:08 AM

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Oasis for me
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Oasis. i had a thing for Liam when i was younger.
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No Happy Mondays mention?

I like Lamb too.

I can't decide between The Smiths, and Joy Division.

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Best band has to be Oasis but there are many other notable bands that have shaped music culture. Bands like The Hollies, The Bee Gees, Herman's Hermits, Wayne Fontana, Freddie and The Dreamers, Joy Division and New Order. Begrudgingly you have to include The Smiths. I say begrudgingly because the guy's a complete jerk.

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808 STATE!!!




....and then Ride.....from not-Manchester. icon_biggrin
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Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:33:11 PM

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nicola wrote:

I like Lamb too.



a favorite of mine - Gorecki, in fact, is a life changing song for me - also, i was Lucky enough to meet Andy and he's one of the most wonderful human beings ever - he, as well, was life changing for me Embarassed


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I may be wrong about them being from Manchester, but I am too lazy to fact-check. Echo and the Bunnymen are incredible. Someone please correct me if I am mistaken.
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Oasis is my obvious answer.

BUT... I also adore The 1975. They're pretty awesome.

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SandCritter wrote:
I may be wrong about them being from Manchester, but I am too lazy to fact-check. Echo and the Bunnymen are incredible. Someone please correct me if I am mistaken.


yeah, sorry, Liverpool. still, a good band. :)


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Joy Division
New Order
The Chameleons
Inca Babies



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I was gonna put the Hollies Regaeman Man


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Simmerdownchick wrote:
I was gonna put the Hollies Regaeman Man


Have I ever told you that you have good taste? Embarassed

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69Kisses96 wrote:


Have I ever told you that you have good taste? Embarassed


A few times. I know, I do..>lol!
angel7 Regaeman Man


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The Smiths.
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Oasis for me.





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Oasis were the first band I fell in love with and Noel Gallagher is still among the top five people I'd love to have a drink with. The Stone Roses are probably the only Manchester band with an album I'd class among the very best ever made, but did precious little else. I like the Smiths, but wish I'd got into them as a teenager rather than my early twenties; they'd have meant so much more then.

It's tough but, on balance and right now, I'd say Joy Division.

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Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:47:53 AM

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I was going to say Oasis but finding out that the Hollies came from Manchester may force me to revise that.


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