Last edited by chumsicles; 08-30-2009 at 04:57 PM.
And let's be honest, without Keith Moon, The Who would have been long forgotten.
OK, I really need to stop, because I am totally moving into troll territory. I like The Who, but there are a number of aspects of the band I really dislike.
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I never said that he wasn't right... My favorite Beatles albums happen to be the last four, and I would've liked to see more. I guess it comes down to this... My dad saw Townshend in concert and halfway through it, he stops playing, says "This sucks" and walks off the stage and never came back. I just thought it was funny that he of all people is talking about maturity. 'Tis all...
"What do you call that hairstyle?"
While "Helter Skelter" is a good song (and heavier than "I Can See For Miles"), to me it doesn't even come close to being as good as ICSFM. It's all a matter of opinion I know, but HS is a song that is purposely heavy and doesn't have much substance to it. ICSFM is a masterpiece that just happens to have ended up "heavy." Townshend has even called it one of the best songs, if not the best, he ever wrote.
I've gone troppo
Moar Grateful Dead:
Led Zeppelin (I can dream, can't I?):
Because The Who's music is sooooooo mature....
Sounds like he's still jealous. The Beatles' music became "mature" in Rubber Soul.
"yeah you wanted the time / but maybe i can't do time / oh we both know that's an awful line / but it doesn't make it wrong." LCD Soundsystem
You guys are completely misinterpreting his quote.
#1)You people do realize that there is more than one meaning to the word "mature" right? http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mature?jss=1
#2) The OP did not even provide a link. Common sense tells you to understand where information comes from before jumping to conclusions:
#3) He didn't mean that the Beatles were "babies" or anything ridiculous like that. What he meant was that the Beatles stopped making music together before they got old and their music didn't sound fresh anymore. It says in the article right before Townshend's quote:
The Beatles have remained perpetually fab and youthful to their original audience of baby boomers and to subsequent generations of listeners.
You'd think Beatles fans of all people would know the problems that happen when you try to analyze a quote out of context.
I've gone troppo