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Ashley’s top 5 of the 2000s…6 months later.

14 Sep

Time has passed, friends, and I don’t know how many of you are still out there, but I realize I abandoned you with unfinished business.  That wasn’t very nice of me, now was it?

In honor of the most recent album release by someone involved in what I believe is the greatest album of the 2000’s, nay, the greatest band of the 2000’s, and because the end of the year is fast approaching and I want somewhere to post my favorite albums of the year in ;), here it is:

ASHLEY’S TOP 5 OF THE 2000’S:

*rummages through word files*

*grumble* I know you’re in here somewhere *grumble*

AHA!  You’re an excel file….

Anyways, onwards

5.) Girl Talk – Feed the Animals (2008)

Perhaps some would find this an unfair inclusion as there isn’t a whole lot of original music on here, and to those I say :raspberry:.  I thought, after the first highly enjoyable listen to this album, I would no longer find it all that worthwhile, that the shtick would get old fast.  Nearly two years later, and I still use this album to either celebrate any happy occasion in my life, or to cheer me up when I’m feeling low.  It has edged into almost every moment in my life.  No longer can I listen to “Jessie’s Girl” on the radio without busting in on the chorus with a little announcement about how much rather the lead singer would prefer “getting head”.  I can’t listen to Journey’s “Faithfully” the same way, I can’t even listen to all of Aphex Twin’s “Girl/Boy Song” without having some kind of inner inclusion of the music that would follow it on Feed the Animals. And this isn’t a complaint, I love the hell out of every one of those moments.
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Have I Changed Or Is It The Music? (Part 1)

18 Dec

2004 was a big year for me, it was the year I officially got into music. But let’s not start there, because obviously I liked music before then I just wasn’t obsessed with it…well I kind of liked it. Let’s go back to when I was around 10 years old and I had my first concert. Now if I was some really cool person I would have seen some awesome band live but…my first band was…S Club 7.
Now I know I should be embarrassed by this but really I’m not, S Club 7 came from a time when pop music wasn’t that bad, I mean come on who can deny the awesomeness of Don’t Stop Moving?. Unsurprisingly I loved the concert, I mean I was a kid I listened to the radio I didn’t know any better. Still despite liking music I had yet to encounter an album that would change my life, you know the one you just can’t stop listening to no matter how many times you hear it?
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