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    Posted: December 12 2008 at 20:49
I love them. :3
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2008 at 20:56
You aren't the only one who loves them. Hopefully the next album is just as awesome as the last one (or two depending on how you look at it). Definite yay from me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2008 at 21:47
Yay!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2008 at 21:50
I didn't really care for it when I heard their album (act II)... it seemed a little to poppish/angsty for my taste. I might just need to give it some more listens though - there were some good parts after all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 00:11
There's a handful of albums that while I listen to them I think to myself, anyone who doesn't like this honestly has to be an idiot. This describes The Dear Hunter's discography. They really served as a bridge for me into many different styles of music I had been neglecting. I discovered them at a time I was pretty much bored with music. I remember thinking I never get chills up my spine when listening to a song anymore, and then I hear Battesimo Del Fuoco and that pretty much changed.

Anyway long rant to say incredibly original band, amazing song writer in Casey, and also very down to earth material. New material sounds great so far. Big yay.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 00:23
Huge yay for me!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 01:37
absolutely love this band.  casey is amazing.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 01:41
Nay, a very grating listen.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 07:49
Originally posted by Sckxyss

I didn't really care for it when I heard their album (act II)... it seemed a little to poppish/angsty for my taste. I might just need to give it some more listens though - there were some good parts after all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 08:19
Originally posted by Avantgardehead

Nay, a very grating listen.
 
I couldn't agree more...Clap
 
I found it to be excruciatingly cheesy in places, and thoroughly overrated...Ouch
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 12:07
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I don't get your Venn Diagram. How can music belong to both the set "music I like" and "music I used to like"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 12:15
^^ the joke is, if I like Supertramp (for example), but then I find out later that you also like Supertramp, then I immediately have to stop liking it, because I'm such a musical snob that I can't believe anything you listen to could possibly be any good...Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 12:17
Fantastic band, I don't get how someone who likes good music couldn't like them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 12:20
Originally posted by fandango

^^ the joke is, if I like Supertramp (for example), but then I find out later that you also like Supertramp, then I immediately have to stop liking it, because I'm such a musical snob that I can't believe anything you listen to could possibly be any good...Wink


That is absolutely hilarious!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 12:40
I love them - but I wish they'd get a move on with The Dear Hunter hexology and not waste time with the 'Colours' ennealogy inbetween, I would like to hear the end of the story and I'm not that young. Confused


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2008 at 21:19
Originally posted by fandango

^^ the joke is, if I like Supertramp (for example), but then I find out later that you also like Supertramp, then I immediately have to stop liking it, because I'm such a musical snob that I can't believe anything you listen to could possibly be any good...Wink


Haha ok, i got it now.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2008 at 10:03
Thats a nay from me. A few good ideas, but not many.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2008 at 15:19
Just listen to "His hands matched his tongue" from the first album. OK, silly title but what a song!
I love 'em (sorry Jared).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 12 2009 at 05:11
Originally posted by Darklord55

Yay!


Seconded!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2009 at 05:09
Yay, fantastic music they have. Act III is simply hard to resist. In a few months I may conclude that it's the album of the year for me, though I'm afraid my favorite Transatlatntic and Trans-siberian Orchestra may just top this one.
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