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Just spent £45 on a mint issue of God Machines Last Laugh In The Place Of Dying.

Classic imo but still alot of brass to pay, what are your crimes?

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£45! Ouch! I`ve got `Scenes From A...` and wouldn`t mind the album you`ve just bought but don`t think I could part with that much money for it. Hope it`s in good nick when you receive it.


Not including box sets I think the most I paid for a record was £55 for a copy of All About Eve`s `D for Desire` single on 12".

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It's a minter tbh and the mrs is buyiin as a xmas gift so all good Laughing out loud

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Recently spent £60 on In Rainbows box set. Worst of it is I don't even have a turntable, just a radiohead freak! I'm thinking about buying one just to hear it lol  

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Recently spent £60 on In Rainbows box set. Worst of it is I don't even have a turntable, just a radiohead freak! I'm thinking about buying one just to hear it lol  


Not sure how many were made but I`m thinking unplayed in mint condition that set could be worth a lot more than £60 before too long.

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£60-ish new for this

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I paid about £15 for Nantucket Sleighride LP by Mountain from the Record and Tape Exchange many years ago.

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Well, the Mo-Fi remasters of FNM's' Angel Dust' and Megadeth's 'Countdown To Extinction' were quite pricey, and then I had to pay P&P and duty on top of that too.


 Probably worked out to about £50 each.


'Angel Dust' was more than worth it. It's my favourite FNM album and in a back-to-back comparison, it crushes the standard version on all counts.


'Countdown To Extinction' is a less successful remaster IMO. It's a slight improvement but I feel it could have been so much more. Listening to it, I get the feeling they were up against the clock and had to say "Right. That'll do" before they were ready. Snare drums sound particularly weak and insubstantial. With hindsight, I doubt I'd have bought CTE.

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Hmm Mo-Fi stuff looks decent.

Will look into the Angel Dust, did they do any other FNM albums?

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mrbungle:
Hmm Mo-Fi stuff looks decent. Will look into the Angel Dust, did they do any other FNM albums?


 


Nope. Just Angel Dust.


It's a shame as there are so many albums I love that I feel could use the Mo-Fi treatment.

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Angel Dust? -Personaly I think it's a 50/50 album some of the tracks are amongst FHMs best but some tracks like Crack Hitler and Jizzlobber are pants. I could never get over Mike Patton saying he eats his own poo. I do remember Kerrang! saying it was the most influencial album on the new metal scene.


I have to stand alone and say I prefer the first two album with Chuck Mosley. Introduce Yourself is my fave FHM album. I got into them when the album Introduce Yourself was released rather than getting into them when MP was the singer, then going backwards through the catalogue.


My wife bought me a Jethro Tull 25th Anniv boxset the first Christams we were going out. I think it was only about £28 but compared to her wage of £35 a week it was expensive. Still one of my most cherished possesions.


I did pay £40 for an Alien Sex Fiend 12" singles boxset in the early 90s.

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Whatever $75 was at the time for Nine Inch Nails -  Ghosts I-IV  - Deluxe Edition, I think it was about £50.

 

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Angel Dust? -Personaly I think it's a 50/50 album some of the tracks are amongst FHMs best but some tracks like Crack Hitler and Jizzlobber are pants. I could never get over Mike Patton saying he eats his own poo. I do remember Kerrang! saying it was the most influencial album on the new metal scene.



 Crack Hitler is definitely the worst song on the album, but IMO they've never surpassed songs like 'Caffeine', 'Smaller & Smaller' and my all time fave FNM song, 'Malpractice'.


Never got on with the earlier stuff myself (including 'The Real Thing'). I've heard they're reforming. Let's see how that turns out.Indifferent

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I can see where your coming from I got into them through the 'alternative metal' scene. Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers (Pre Blood Sugar Sex Magik), Fishbone, 24-7 Spyz, fIREHOSE etc rather than the metal scene which I imagine you are into. For me the singles are the better tracks. I do like RV. Just because it's so out there.


I thought they had played some of the festivals this year. Jim Martin isn't the guitarist though. I thaought the way he was forced out of the band was very off. Standing in front of him on stage when it was time for his solos etc. Then again MP is a very odd character.

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I've a numbered copy of The Beatles, with photos and poster. I'm not saying how much I paid in case any relatives are reading, but it was about four times what I paid for my next-most-expensive record.

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Simon Lucas:
I've a numbered copy of The Beatles, with photos and poster



Is that good then?
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