Friday, October 21, 2016

Public Image Limited - Happy? - 1987

My second favorite PiL album.  I got this one shortly after I got Nine.  It had that sense of Post Punk on the verge of Mainstream Pop.  The melodies were there, the Lydon wailing was a little more controlled and coherent, and the music was performed with skill.  Heck, it's a great album.

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And that's all I have to say about that.

I had a rough work week, I'm tired, I work for a bunch of incompetents, and I want to watch a little TV with my son.  We're probably going to watch either Kamen Rider Gaim, Kamen Rider Wizard, or Kamen Rider OOOs tonight (Google them).  I need me some Japanese Superhero shows.  Plus, it's my turn to cook supper, and I may just pass that on to Pizza Hut.

Tomorrow the family and I are going to the Pumpkin Patch to get our Halloween pumpkins, and it's an all day affair.  We leave about 930 or 10 am, and usually don't get back until 9 or 10 pm, dead exhausted.  That's why you got two posts today, I won't be posting at all tomorrow.

I'll get back with you all on Sunday, and maybe my mood will be a little better.  I hope you all have a great weekend and stay safe...

6 comments:

  1. -= Martin L. Gore =-October 22, 2016 at 5:06 AM

    This is not a love song ... this is not a love song ... this is not a love song ... lol ... my wife love-hates it because I play and sing it so much ... that song is eerily catchy!

    Johnny Rotten transitioned perfectly into the post-punk genre (and maybe perfected it).

    Absolutely love your artwork on this one (is it just negative effect or solarized?)

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    1. I traced the building central image, copy and pasted a new layer, applied a layer shadow. Then, I selected the white background space of the original image, hit delete, and when it asked me what color I wanted the delete to apply, I selected "Content Aware". I had to do it a couple times for the system to apply it without getting chunks of the words intermixed.

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  2. When I saw one of my musical icons had done a song titled after my city, I didn't care he was slagging it off. This was one of my favorite albums of the time.
    Thank you sir.

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  3. I'm sorry but I don't understand just what album this is! The track list does not match anything I can find. Is this a personal compilation of tracks from multiple sources? I am completely confused about what this actually is.

    -Brian

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    1. It's actually the album "Happy?" (you can just about make the title out in the original artwork).

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    2. Yeah, if you read the post, my mind just wasn't into it that day, and I fucked it up. RJ is right, I just mislabeled it. I've corrected it now. Sorry for the confusion.

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