Time ago a friend of mine lent me "Full Moon Fever" and "Wildflowers". As I recall, I quite liked FMF and had a sovereign bore listening to "Wildflowers", to the point that I only liked the song that gave title to the album and one or two more at best. I returned "Wildflowers" to my friend after just a few listens (and kept FMF). Now honestly I'm surprised to see it's so highly acclaimed. Maybe I should try to get it again and give it another listen to see if there's something I haven't gotten during those first listens and consequently have been missing.
I don't know if I should be ashamed or not but I also own Hard Promises and have only heard it perhaps twice and both times had a sovereign bore. It isn't TP's fault and perhaps it's because HP hasn't got any of the big songs I like on it or perhaps it because it wasn't FMF or perhaps it was the wrong time to hear it - some albums only work if you are in the right frame of mind, the right age or in the right context.
Well said. That's why maybe I should give "Wildflowers" another listen.
To add my example of a highly acclaimed album I never quite got, the first one that comes to my mind is Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds". It's often ranked among the very best albums of all times and I can't see why because I really don't like it at all.
lasttrain929: Thank you eloneen, until yesterday I had never heard of these insects. They live a strange life. Not sure about Circada ice cream or pizza though, not for me.....
May 30, 2021 9:17:00 GMT
Timeblue: After weeks of horrible weather, Mr Blue is living here today!
May 30, 2021 13:00:47 GMT
eloneen: Timeblue I hope you enjoy it! It was sunny and in the 90s here most of last week, with some rain. Today it's cloudy and barely making it into the 60s. Crazy NC weather! ::m1809::
May 30, 2021 17:28:57 GMT
orioles70: with warmer (HOT) weather, the cicadas have gotten noisy. A local news reporter used an app on her phone and said it registered in the mid 80s for dbs (hearing protection recommended). They're not quite that bad in my yard.
Jun 7, 2021 13:56:44 GMT
orioles70: I was driving to the dump today on a road called Beaver Dam Road when what should cross the road but a pair of beaver (mother and child). Guess they named that road well.
Jun 12, 2021 20:28:39 GMT