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Poll Question: Which one would you go to?
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    Posted: December 05 2012 at 13:01

Kraftwerk anounced a series of gigs next year one of each album.  Which would you go to?

 
 
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 05 2012 at 13:10
Really? Wow.  That seems to be a "thing" now, classic bands performing their old albums in their entirety.  It does seem to stir up the interest.

I would go see the "Radio Activity" album performed live.  I almost picked Trans-Europe Express, but that would only be if they played at least one RadioActivity song as an encore.
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Who is  the foxy bassist?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote akamaisondufromage Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 05 2012 at 13:28
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Who is  the foxy bassist?
 
Ahah, The 'FoxyBassist' is the mid eighties FoxyBassist for that little known 'Progabilly' band The Cramps, her name is 'Fur'
 
 
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Originally posted by akamaisondufromage akamaisondufromage wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Who is  the foxy bassist?
 
Ahah, The 'FoxyBassist' is the mid eighties FoxyBassist for that little known 'Progabilly' band The Cramps, her name is 'Fur'
 
 
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I've heard of the Cramps. Quite well known little known band.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote akamaisondufromage Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 05 2012 at 13:43
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Originally posted by akamaisondufromage akamaisondufromage wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Who is  the foxy bassist?
 
Ahah, The 'FoxyBassist' is the mid eighties FoxyBassist for that little known 'Progabilly' band The Cramps, her name is 'Fur'
 
 
Grrr!

I've heard of the Cramps. Quite well known little known band.
 
Here's one for all you animal lovers out there (Probably get banned for this)
 
 
Avec Fur on the bass
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Didn't know kevin Bacon was in  The  Cramps
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you know nothing LOL
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Kevin Bacon was in everything.
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1. Radio Activity, 2. The Man Machine, 3. Computer World, 4. Techno Pop, 5. Trans Europe Express, 6. Autobahn
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Shocked Wait, what?! Lucky Brits, I thought it was implied that they were going to do world tours, but now that I think about it, boy that'd be a lot of work and time. LOL But wow, this is a pretty substantial event - once in a lifetime kind of thing. If I could go, definitely Trans-European or Autobahn- my two favourite Kraftwerk records. Heck, I'd try to go to most of them, if I could. 
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Originally posted by glenn_ecko glenn_ecko wrote:

1. Radio Activity
Hmm...that one seems to be regarded as one of their best, by some at least. It is for instance Iggy Pop's favourite Kraftwerk album. So why is it so lowly rated here? Must be an album that splits opinions...
 
 
Anyway, Man-Machine for me, followed by Trans-Europe Express (the only two of theirs I've heard).

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Iggy's album "The Idiot" has some sonic similarities to  Radio Activity.  Real cold and lonely sounding.  That's what I like most about it.  It feels like a photo that's just a little out of focus.
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^That sounds really interesting! Will have to check that Kraftwerk album out. On my wishlist it goes!

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Wir fahr'n fahr'n fahr'n auf der Autobahn!
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Originally posted by glenn_ecko glenn_ecko wrote:

1. Radio Activity, 2. The Man Machine, 3. Computer World, 4. Techno Pop, 5. Trans Europe Express, 6. Autobahn

I think this is right.
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Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

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I think Computer World and Man Machine would have awesome shows, so I would go to either of those.  I voted CW.
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Radioactivity.
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