Music you now appreciate but didn't in your yoof
After well over a decade of rock puritanism and furious opposition to anything even vaguely ‘urban’ sounding I’ve got quite into my thoughtful Hip-hop, Aesop Rock and Sage Francis in particular.
Also now dabbling in Dubstep so I can’t help but feel my musical taste is travelling in roughly the opposite direction to how most people go when they hit thier 30’s.
No Coldplay for me yet, my wife has strict instructions to euthanaise me on the spot if that happens!Posted 4 years agophildawsMember
On hitting 40 I stopped listening to Fleetwood Mac (Peter Green era, obviously), blues, Pink Floyd, Muse, Coldplay…
I now irritate my wife with Devil Sold His Soul, Bring me the Horizon, Slayer, While She Sleeps, Palm Reader, Suicidal Tendencies, Feed the Rhino, Deftones, Dead Harts, Meshugga, Hacktavist, Cancer Bats etc… if it isn’t screamey and loud it gets no air time, I used to hate that kind of vocal style….. think it is the outlet for my mid-life crisis, can’t afford a sports car!Posted 4 years agoCountZeroMember
About the only bands/music that I appreciate now, and didn’t when it was current, is the Smiths, and ABBA, who I discovered made several stunning, more down-beat songs on their later albums. I only found this out after recording the two ABBA Gold albums onto cassette for my folks to play in the car. Cassandra, and The Day Before You Came are big favourites, now. The Smiths How Soon Is Now is also a massive favourite, too, but I’ve grown to like all the Smiths stuff.Posted 4 years ago
Lots of stuff that I didn’t like then and still don’t like much, like jazz, and C&W. Alt.Country/Americana is fine, though.metalheartSubscriber
Being 15 and into crass and discharge I absolutely detested pink floyd, led Zep and AC/DC. Turns out I’ve cd’s by all of them now that I actually quite like….Posted 4 years ago
Chic are ace (although sister sledge I prefer, I just love we are family and lost in music).
I’ve always loved proper country though. Merle haggard is my hero 😀
I also used to hate goldfrapp (the Loon’s favourite band at one point). Turns out I’ve a couple of their CDs now too. And they get a spin every now and again too…
Never really got on with the clash until London Calling… More of a Buzzcocks fan really.
ETA: could never have seen myself listening to Bach or Purcell back in the day either, let alone stuff like Part, Reich, etc.
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