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Hardcore Superstar - Have Mercy On Me

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That definitely sounds more like it. They must have got slammed for that last album. But this is nice. 

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They just don't have mercy on me! Just came back from the liquor store and now this! I cannot wait for the champagne to freeze :banger::banger::banger:

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Granted it's better than that train wreck of the last album but it's still a way off their top flight tunes.

Kinda a 7/10. 

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I don't like this one at all but hopefully the album will be good. Or at least listenable.

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Sounds a little bit more like their earlier stuff.

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2 hours ago, AmMaLaYa said:

Sounds a little bit more like their earlier stuff.

As long as it sounds earlier than their last album I am good ;)

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3 hours ago, Gotthardline said:

As long as it sounds earlier than their last album I am good ;)

We won't know til we hear the whole album  or atleast a few more songs

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Bring The House Down, The song is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N' Roll", which is due on September 21

 

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52 minutes ago, grissolm said:

Bring The House Down, The song is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N' Roll", which is due on September 21

 

Reminds me a lot of Slade's Run Run Away, which is a great song.

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47 minutes ago, CureTheSane said:

Reminds me a lot of Slade's Run Run Away

Agreed, especially during the verses

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It's not perfect, but the sound/style is definitely back to something that resembles their better years. 

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Jesus. you guys are being kind. that's a really average track imo. Esp for HSS who were perfection across Dreamin, Beg & Split. 

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57 minutes ago, Glen said:

Jesus. you guys are being kind. that's a really average track imo. Esp for HSS who were perfection across Dreamin, Beg & Split. 

I agree with this. I liked the first single but the new one I don't think is that good. Hopefully the rest of the CD is better.

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A lot of people here have unrealistic expectations.

We've all been through it when bands change it up and move in another direction.

Remember when Slang copped a whole lot of crap?
Everyone loves Race by Pseudo Echo, but the core 'pop' fans of that band would have been pissed. Probably consider it a career killer.

I'd love C'mon Take On Me II, but I know it isn't going to happen.

So I'm prepared to move on with open ears.
and my open ears are much preferring what I'm hearing now compared to the last album, so I'l listen to it and judge it on its own merits.
Not my ideal HCSS album, but so far it sounds ok.

 

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?? err no. Why is it unrealistic to want the band to record something like the run of 5 albums when they were magnficent rather than something which is marginally better than the last pile of crap??? 

I'm not with you. 

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5 hours ago, Glen said:

?? err no. Why is it unrealistic to want the band to record something like the run of 5 albums

Because... time

Bands evolve. Sometimes in directions that suck.

5 hours ago, Glen said:

the last pile of crap??? 

I'm with you.

Which is why I see this new stuff as comparatively great.
I kinda expected them to continue with the direction they chose for the last album, so I'm happy that so far it's reasonably good.
Will have to wait until the full album is out to judge.

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I'm well aware of that, but to me these last 2 songs are only marginally better than the last album.

I'll check it out on Spotify but my hopes are now zero based on this output.

Such a shame - this band arguably ruled the sleaze scene, but their insistent on returning to their earlier sound will kill this band for me.

 

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10 hours ago, Glen said:

I'm well aware of that, but to me these last 2 songs are only marginally better than the last album.

I'll check it out on Spotify but my hopes are now zero based on this output.

Such a shame - this band arguably ruled the sleaze scene, but their insistent on returning to their earlier sound will kill this band for me.

 

Yep, me too probably.

But who knows if there are a bunch of people out there who love this stuff?
Maybe the Sweedes do? They're gonna pretty much think locally as they progress.

But it happens.
Bands change and I lose interest. Bon Jovi, Van Halen
Bands stay the same and I lose interest. WASP, Iron Maiden

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Track List for You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll:
01. Adhd
02. Electric Rider
03. Bring The House Down
04. You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘n Roll
05. Never Cared For Snobbery
06. Have Mercy On Me
07. Hit Me Where It Hurts
08. Useless Information
09. The Others
10. Medicine Man
11. My Sanctuary
12. Baboon
13. Goodbye

 

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I don't mind it again. This stuff may not be splitting ballsacks in half, but it's definitely going to be an album worth listening to. 

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I'll pick it up on the strength of their previous output but I must admit that I only like the last song...Electric Rider....

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