Embarrassing Album...

kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,587
edited July 7 in The Clubhouse
You know, the one you're some times reluctant to tell people it's one of your favorite. Well, let's see where this thread leads. Let's try and be respectful adults and not start flaming our friends (still open season on Russ with no tag limit) about their choices. Who knows, there may be some preconceived perceptions that are broken and new appreciation found for something previously overlooked.

Mine is Jimmy Buffett A1A. If you don't know anything about Buffett other than the whole Parrot Head/Margartiaville persona you've missed out on some pretty good writing. Some of his more obscure songs are full of word play from a very well read, well traveled man. Most os his stuff tends to lean to folksy, but, there's lots of comical takes on life with solid literary base.
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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,168
    edited July 7
    Sarah Brightman with a full orchestra...she can sing! My mother permanently borrowed my first copy from me so I bought another. A man needs to get in touch with his sensitive side every now and then. Crank it up to 11.

    https://www.amazon.com/Time-Say-Goodbye-Sarah-Brightman/dp/B000SX9NHU/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1530997606&sr=8-3&keywords=sarah+brightman

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  • cfrizzcfrizz Posts: 13,062
    I look forward to reading this thread! Nothing to be embarrassed about. A talented performer is a talented performer regardless of what kind of genre of music they perform.
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  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 1,834
    I have A Flock of Seagulls cd in my collection. Actually it’s a 2 cd best of collection.

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    A1A is a fine album.

    I have some embarrassing albums -- but they're not favorites.
    I.e., I gotta think about it :)

  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    Yep2 wrote: »
    Jimmy Buffett, really...?
    Mine is Sade if you dont tell anyone. :#
    She had MASTER recording engineers on several of her albums...
    Good reference recordings for those who like her music.

    Sade is beautifully awesome, seen her twice through the years, I would never say I’m embarrassed to listen to that voice.

    I guess mine would be the B52’s if I was going to pick one, maybe even Dead or Alive, for some reason I like that stupid song..

  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 6,424
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    The Ultimate Bee Gees, I know I know ( right ) even my wife says really and rolls her eyes when she catches me cranking up You Should Be Dancing, and all the other Bee Gees must haves. If you need a fix of some Bee Gees look no further than this most highly recommended double CD of their ultimate hits.
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,290
    edited July 7
    I changed my mind, I can't do it.
    Post edited by msg on
    I disabled signatures.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,587
    Yep2 wrote: »
    Jimmy Buffett, really...?
    Cast no disparaging remarks now, my only request. This is a judgement free zone. It's one of my favorite albums and if I had to pick a top 100 it would be in it.

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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,941
    Madonna-Music


    Open fire!
  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,354
    Beastie Boys maybe?
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,168
    rpf65 wrote: »
    I have A Flock of Seagulls cd in my collection. Actually it’s a 2 cd best of collection.

    A couple days ago they released a new cd with orchestral versions of their best known songs. It is called Ascension.

    For what it’s worth the two brothers with the weird haircuts are now bald headed.

    I still listen to them regularly, mostly because of the guitar work Paul Reynolds did.

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  • cfrizzcfrizz Posts: 13,062
    The Bee Gees rock, their harmonies stand the test of time right along with the Beach Boys!
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    edited July 7
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Madonna-Music


    Open fire!

    I have a copy of Like a V-word (my guess is Vanilla would censor the title).
    It's not a favorite, but I do - really - like the song Living in the Material World.

    Speaking of "so, there" ;)

    Oh, along the same line -- I enjoyed Desperately Seeking Susan way back when, too.

  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,941
    Most anything by Echo and the Bunnymen....
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,334
    My favorite has to be Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Chronicle: The best 20 songs”. I know I could get some hate for my favorite album being a best of, but I don’t have any other Creedence Clearwater Revival and it is one of the better recordings I’ve heard (compared to iTunes and my Uncles Creedence Clearwater Revival records). It’s on 180g vinyl, and it is an original pressing from ‘76. Very enjoyable.
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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,587
    cfrizz wrote: »
    The Bee Gees rock, their harmonies stand the test of time right along with the Beach Boys!

    To Love Somebody is one of my all time favorites.

    Saw Flock of Seagulls with The Police back in the 80's and thought the Seagulls put on a much better show at that time. Was jamming to Space Age Love Song just the other day.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 4,987
    My vast collection of Evangelion soundtracks.
  • WillowWillow Posts: 9,151
    Wow nothing embarrassing listed so far. I was waiting for Celine or kriss Kross.... I can't think of any I'd be embarrassed to post
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  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 1,834
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Most anything by Echo and the Bunnymen....

    Listened to them today.
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,941
    rpf65 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Most anything by Echo and the Bunnymen....

    Listened to them today.

    B)
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    Yep2 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    rpf65 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Most anything by Echo and the Bunnymen....

    Listened to them today.

    B)

    Coolest band never! B)



    I like that expression -- gonna file it away for future reference :)
  • WillowWillow Posts: 9,151

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  • mrbironmrbiron Posts: 4,849
    No real particular album per say, I love Christmas music. I get really amped right after Thanksgiving knowing that I can listen to it for a month straight. If it wasn't frowned upon, I'd rock it year round. Especially Barenaked Ladies and Sarah Mclachlan singing God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.

    I also listen to Ninja Sex Party - NSFW every once in a while. :D
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