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For the review of an album, do you prefer a track-by-track commentary or a summary of the whole album?

Track-by-track commentary
1
8%
Summary
11
92%
 
Total votes: 12

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lmjh
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Postby lmjh » Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:51 am

I personally find it annoying to see track-by-track running commentary on an album review. It seems like sports reporting, and not at all like how an album gels together in my mind eventually. What do you think?

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Postby Sir Exar Kun » Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:00 am

Simplicity, always. Give me a synopsis, comparisons, impressions, but skip the details. It's like a movie review: I don't want to know specifics, so that I can enjoy it raw the first pass.
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Postby BenMech » Wed Jun 16, 2010 1:23 pm

six of one, half a dozen of the other.

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Postby Stevie WOnder » Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:38 pm

I want to get the vibe of the disc, the style, how are the players, the singer and what it sounds like. Track by track is of no interest to me.

Steve
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