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1977

Ash

1996

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1977

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3.01

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4

Reminds me of the burning issue of the nineties. Who was fitter: Charlotte from Ash or Hillary from JJ72 (it was Hillary). Fun album but loads better from that particular decade

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Had not heard of this band and after listening I am surprised they are not better known. A shimmering example of 90's grunge. Could hear bits and pieces that sounded like other bands - Weezer, Blur, Oasis, Black Sabbath, The Beatles - and anyone else hearing "Strangers in the Night" in "Lost in You"? Yet they still have their own unique sound.

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3

Great singles - does it work as an album? Hmmm. Quite muffled production. Very impressive for a bunch of 17 year olds though.

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This is one of those messy, pop-punk albums that could only be created by teenagers making their first album, but the highs on this record really shine through. 3.5/5

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I somehow was completely unfamiliar with this band so another blank slate to begin on... My initial impressions run from *this is fun aggressive rock album with somewhat typical (in a good way) 90s alt-rock progressions* to *...wow this gets a little boring...* And as I'm into my second listen through, I lean heavily towards the second sentiment. It's decent enough but a cynical commenter (me?) might question why this is one of the 1001 albums you must listen to. Not that it isn't fine, it actually is, but it's also...maybe just not that memorable? I gave this yet another spin today to see if something grabbed hold but you could have told me this was _______ [fill in with any of ~25 early-mid 90s bands from Boston or London or Seattle] and I wouldn't have blinked. Loud stereo guitars with a generally non-aggressive melodic vocal track over the top. Again: decent enough. For the most part. Inoffensive but I don't really remember anything about it. 4/10 2 stars for a fine of-the-period rock album but suffers from a sameness and lack of depth.

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5

This hit at the right time. Was very pumped for some 90s butt rock. Closest related listening from me is Sweet Apple. Anyone else trying to play some easy rock? Cmon!

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5

Definitely my type of music. 0RS

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5

Fully admit: this is one of my favourite albums from thr 90s. I like every track, there are some great transitions between songs. It's one of those albums where if each song wasn't played in order it would sound wrong. Really dig the production as well.

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5

Amazing, the energy picked up my twenty year old self again 😀

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5

Just three teenagers from northern ireland having the time of their lives and it's fucking brilliant. 6 stars.

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5

Thoroughly joyous mid 90s nostalgia. Packed with great songs

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5

A banger for sure

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5

Banda da Irlanda do Norte. A primeira vez que ouço o som deles. Rock alternativo com britpop (pelo o que li, um movimento dos anos 1990 que exaltava o lado de ser britânico). Som leve, cativante... e pop. Me lembrou as canções do jogo "Tony Hawk".

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5

Apple music categorizes this as pop punk and idk that I would have guessed that - but they are totally right. This album would fit right in with the Clueless soundtrack, but give it a smidge of Neutral Milk Hotel.

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5

Loved this album. His voice is still terrible but the songs are great.

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5

Hello teenage me! What a perfect album. Ash got tighter and more professional as they got older (they were sitting exams when they were on Top of the Pops) but in hindsight it's the naivety and wonkiness that makes this. Every poor decision pays off on this album and adds to it's poppy, punky charm. They still have a few good songs each album, but never the hit rate they had on here. Kung Fu, Goldfinger, Angel Interceptor, Lose Control, Oh Yeah and Girl From Mars - it would be hard to make a Best of Ash without most of this album!

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4

Solid. No bad song on this album

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I've been complaining a lot in my reviews about all of the 90s-00s britpop albums, but I've got to say, I like this. It definitely sounds of its time, but the production is excellent, and the sound is poppy without sounding cheesey. I can see why they got comparisons to the Buzzcocks. The first track on the album is an absolute scorcher, and they keep going from there. I absolutely love the chunky distortion of the guitars 4/5

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I really enjoyed this. Hidden gem!

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I love that 90s British Rock sound. More "garage rock" than the rest of the genre. Lose Control has Offspring vibes... I like the chaos on I'd Give You Anything a lot. Kung Fu is fun - I remember it from the end of Rumble in the Bronx. It gets more Britpop as the album progresses but keeps the feedback and modulated guitars. Darkside Lightside is a big and awesome ender. Angsty. Young. Gen X shit. Not as catchy and theatrical as Oasis. Not as clever or innovative as Blur. But still a solid effort by a band I've never heard of in a genre I like.

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4

really fun album good time

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4

Cool old school feel

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This shit is so 90s and I love it, grunge meets pop

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Um excuse me- I'd like to talk to the ambassador of music-Nick-would-have-loved for northern Ireland. The Irish ambassador was able to push cranberries through (not complaining), what the hell! The Blue album was released in 94, this album in 96. It was perfect for the time, and now! Northern Irish prick. Asshole was probably asleep at the wheel trying to figure out if he identifies more with a potato or a scone. Anyways, I loved this album, I would give it 5 stars but I've only gone through it once. I listened to some more singles, all which were great. I'll be listening to this more for sure.

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4

Something about this just felt good. Really struck a lot of chords with me sonically.

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4

Very evocative. A few absolute classics and a fair bit of filler as well.

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Grotendeels uit jeugdsentiment 4 sterren. Klinkt inmiddels wel behoordlijk gedateerd, en die zanger mag toch eigenlijk geen zanger heten..... hoezo vals? Maar het scheurt en rockt wel lekker! 🤘

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Lekkere plaat hor. Lang geleden dat ik die gehoord heb. Was in de nineties een hete band. Ik vond het toen niet zo geloof ik, maar nu vind het tof en catchy klinken.

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Gitaarplaatje met een paar goede nummers, weinig opmerkelijk

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4

Los grandes olvidados del grunge, traileros y atronadores por momentos y cercanos al punk pop a veces, están más cercanos a Soundgarden que a Nirvana. Vitamínico.

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4

Great mix of slamming guitars and pop sensibilities. Maybe not the most original work in the world, but it was a fun ride!

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4

The sound of endless summer, innocent fumblings and cider in the park.

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4

Such a chill, sweet sounding rock album. A very throwback sound, I especially loved "Girl From Mars"!

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4

Good start to the album! Really what I needed for work today. Ok maybe I just really need this album/type of music today, but I'm really enjoying it. Probably going to rate a 4. On the last song now, yeah I really enjoyed this album. It's not quite a 5 cuz of some of the vocal recordings (could just be part of the style) so I'm giving it a 4.

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4

It was pretty good. Kinda metal, kinda punk.

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4

Pretty fun, good vibes and voice

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Una onda medio Green Day. El tema 4 "I'd give you anything" esta bueno. El 5 es muy Nirvana jaja. A la vez aveces suena como Coldplay, aveces como Oasis. Muy 90's todo. Tranquilamente podria ser soundtrack de Daria. El ultimo tema esta bueno tambien.

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4

More punk I've never run into until now!

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An awesome wave on 90's rock. Heavy distortion, big drums, just a wall of sound, while also using dynamics effectively to give room for wider sonic exploration. Vocals remind me of Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, cementing that 90's power pop feel. This sound is incredible, I love the rawness of the distortion and the chosen riffs. This is definitely a fallout from Nirvana's career, and I have no complaints whatsoever. Sonic Youth is another clear influence, with all of the best parts. 1977 is probably the most straightforward album on the list so far. As in, there isn't much to branch off from here, it's just making the best of it's influences. Ash doesn't do anything inventive or boundary-pushing, they just do the best with this sound and it's great.

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Ooh. Grungy britpop. This works for me. I really liked it overall, and though I don't really have any songs that stood out to me, I think the general vibe and atmosphere that was created was pretty neat.

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4

Wow nice album and a good discovery I think I'm going to spend some discovering this bands catalogue. The album has a lot of familiar influences. A little punky, a little grungy, some shoegazzy elements and a little Britton too. A solid 4 🌟

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British Popish

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4

Pop rock perfection. Didnt think i knew any of their songs, actually knew loads and enjoyed a few of the ones i hadnt heard too

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4

This might be my favorite album from a band I’ve never heard of that we’ve gotten so far

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4

Great fun 90s punk album

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For nostalgia reasons, it's a classic album. Youth, talent and determination. The original CD had a hidden track at the end - Sick Party - of them all puking up. https://open.spotify.com/track/6m5JPMEeIDUzU6ifOYn9Yr

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4

Cañero, guitarrero, mucha fuerza. Todo un descubrimiento. Realmente buenos.

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Has an early Weezer "Blue Album" vibe to it, so I'm all about it

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4

File under 90s on 9. I have an affinity for the middle of the road 90s rock and this one started with a Tie Fighter so extra points

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4

A charming and fun album. Overall the sound is pretty standard for modern alternative rock, but many of the songs are pretty distinct and catchy.

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Really dig this

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Pop rock bangers from dusk till dawn!!!

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4

I always loved 'Girl from Mars" but the album can be a bit of a same-y wall of sound.

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4

Reel shit

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4

Decent

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I’ve herd girl from mars but than that nothing I do tend to learn towards Britpop albums though due to personal bias… Lose control has this awesome aggressive intro and the pre chorus bit was cool too, felt like a theme song for the band. Goldfinger is a great song works well bringing the pace down after lose control but it’s not super slow. I don’t hate girl from mars but it is awfully “ fuzzy” sounding and other than the fact that it’s got a catchy chorus how was this the band’s big hit. It does flow well into I’d give you anything, a ( very fuzzy) mess of a song (in a good way) and has a good guitar solo adding an extra guitar. Gone the dream is much nicer sounding ( but more boring) than the last two I like the strings in the back of this one. I like the kung fu noises at the start of kung fu and the song sounds nice enough but the lyrics are stupid and when the cheering comes in around the second verse it doesn’t work. Oh yeah is much better a poppier track with some good strings the song really lacks a bridge though but it does have a cool guitar solo which kinda counts. The bit before let it flow explodes should be about half the length, the rest of the song is good though not a favourite but not the worst. Innocent smile flows really well off let it flow this is a heavier cut, with a cool instrumental drum break not the best not the worst. Angel interceptor is awesome great intro great song usually I don’t like backing vocals too much but these (surprisingly) worked quite nicely. Lost in you has been the only time the album’s wanted to slow down, it does build up in aggressiveness but never to the extent of others. Darkside lightside is a huge final blow in the face, for my personal opinions of album tracklisting I would’ve had this as the penultimate and lost in you as the closer until the song goes to its “ lightside” an instrumental bit which really feels like the listener has reached the end of something epic. There are worse Britpop albums on the generator ( elastica’s debut, the cornershop album) much better on the generator ( suede’s dog man star, pulp’s different class) and much better that aren’t on the generator ( ocean colour scene’s Mosley shoals and the longpigs the sun is often out). Overall though it’s very solid and does deserve a place on this generator even if it’s a more mid level Britpop album.

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90s nostalgia bias

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Somewhere between Warped Tour and Nirvana. Took me a few listens to get through, can be a little whiny. Still, I enjoy the vibe of ordering a fancy coffee in a hipster cofffeeshop in Seattle while this blares over the speakers. Favorite tracks: "I'd Give You Anything", "Innocent Smile"

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3

decent punkish . almost pop pretty decent

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3

Not a bad album, but not an amazing one either, felt a bit meh at time.

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3

Good album. Another one that definitely sounds like the time.

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Ah, eräs teinivuosien suosikkibändeistä jota en tosiaankaan olettanut näkeväni tällä listalla. Soundit ovat paljon nuhaisemman kuuloiset kun olin muistellut. Muutenkin meno on vähän väljähtäneen oloista eikä tämä jaksa enää innostaa ihan niin paljoa kuin nuorempana. Ehkä muutenkin Free All Angels oli enemmän mun juttu Ash-levyistä. Korvamatoisat kertsit kyllä toimii edelleenkin!

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3

Solid.

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It's a good album. Mostly nostalgic for me.

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Super 90s. Wow.

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3

Very middle of the road for me... I like the style okay, but it wasn't very distinct. Fell into the background for me

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Had this as a teenager, totally fancied the singer. "Girl from mars" was a huge hit, didn't realise they were widely recognised outside Ireland, quite surprised to see this album on this list, considering all the better and more influential albums I can think of. It's fun and nostalgic, pop/pop-punk/rock. Vocals are weak at best, often out of tune, certainly sounds like a 17 yo recording in their garage. Not much cohesiveness in style from song to song - "Girl from mars" is this cutesy low-fi pop song, followed by "I'd give you anything" that has kinda classic-rock/metal-ish guitar chords/solo with some out of tune "singing" on top, was a bit painful to listen through that song. 3 is being generous, extra points for nostalgia.

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first time listening to "ash". 3/5, maybe 4 if I was in a good mood.

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Not horrible. It opens with a tie fighter fly by. Sounds like 1996 in a time capsule. Sounds like these songs should be in Euro Trip or some other teen movie. It's a poor man's Space Hog. "I'd Give You Anything" is a nice riff.

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Clássico do Grungee, aquela pegada rasgada depois de uma estrutura melosa, mostrando o que parece ser uma irritação com seu lado sentimental.

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Ganzen Tag schon "Girl From Mars" als Ohrwurm, und ich mag ihn gern. Überhaupt, die Hits: Oh Yeah, Angel Interceptor und eben Girl From Mars, da soll erstmal jemand kommen und noch bessere Pop-Punk-Smasher raushauen. Rest der Platte geht für mich bisschen unter, ist aber auch nicht schlecht. Meine volle Sympathie geht heute mit 3.4 Punkten nach Belfast!

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3

Fun album. Enjoyed listening to it. Youthful energy. Some really great songs. A bit of filler. May benefit from previous familiarity.

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3

I had higher hopes for this album with the sick guitar at the beginning, but feel like it just kinda went straight to edgy rock that I wasn't as fond of

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3

Makkelijk plaatje, goede herinneringen aan! Wel een beetje gare zang.

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3

Enjoyed this, was better than I expected. ***

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3

Not bad

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3

Great little power pop/punk album. BT: Goldfinger, Girl From Mars, Kung Fu

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These guys were so hyped in the mid-90s I got sick of them before I ever listened. This is actually a decent album, I'm surprised how many songs I know already, that hype must've worked. There are two types of song here, the surefire hits and the fillers. The hits are a fun listen, half of this album would have been better than all of it.

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3

Eh Irish punkish spoon kinda

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Good instrumentals, I dont like the vocals

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3

This album is a conventional pop-punk album. It isn't terribly ground-breaking, but does sound like the era of its creation.

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3

The common rock album

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3

Pretty ok.

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I enjoyed this. It was slightly above average, but not good enough for 4 stars.

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Ian Wood. Ja, wij kennen die man! Heus! Heel Discovery Channel praat hij vol met 'but there's a problem'. Is het niet bij de pyramide bouwer, of bij uw pizzabezorger op z'n brommer, of een aal die wil gaan paren in de natuur, dan is het wel bij het draaien van Ash - 1977, na nummer 2 a 3 a 4. De rest van de dag heb ik besteed aan Lemonheads' oevre. Mijn gemoed staat weer op een 4. Ian, you can the pot up.

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La voz es un poco rara y a veces como que se quedan un poco a medias entre ser alternativos y tener un sonido poprock bonito Pero me ha gustado o sea está disfruton

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3

Meh

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I probably would have liked this more as a teenager in the mid-90's. In fact, I know I would have.

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this album sounded like a high school band who gave up after a few songs, i liked a few but it sounds like they got a little bored while singing but i did like it

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I got sick of all the Brit Pop bands in the 90s (yes, you Oasis) so I tuned them out and missed out on this band. The scorching guitars in the first song grabbed my attention and I was intrigued for the rest of the ride. I read that they were a bunch of 17 yr olds that made this, impressive. Great driving guitars with a melodic vocal overlay. They did it way better than Oasis and Blur IMO. I also hear some Dinosaur Jr, Ramones and Buzzcocks here, but hey if you have to steal, might as well be from the best. This is a FUN record!

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They've got an energetic raw sound, some catchy melodies and a lot of spirit. I would have liked to listen to them at higher volume, but my co-judge (who was driving) told me to turn that f%#?@!g mess down, because it was giving her a headache. She also pointed out that the lyrics were "lame", but I countered that that was only on the ballads, when you could actually make out what they were saying. I will give them the benefit of the doubt and round up.

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So I'm listening to the first song at blow your speakers volume while I start to peruse the wiki notes. First thing I notice is the Wiki notes say that say Ash was influenced by Abba and Paul Mcartny and Wings. I said: “Pardon?” This must be a joke right? Wiki also says they got the name Ash from reading the dictionary. As a kid I remember thinking I should read the dictionary. I never got past A either. I'm surprised they got as far as the word Ash. I wonder if the Zombies got their name when they were reading the dictionary but started at the back. It would explain the brutal choice of name. Anyway, I found this album to be the heavy enough to grab your attention but not so much to be grouped in outdated and painfully boring heavy metal genre.

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Rating: 6/10

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Super-heavy riffs and wall-of-noise distortion too frequently ends up with straightforward and uninspired songwriting. Moments of headbanging greatness.

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An interesting mix of moods

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Rough start but it gets better. I enjoyed listening to the album, some songs are really good but I really did not like the lead singer's voice.

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Solid Pop Rock but nothing special

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Classic, fun as teenager, bit annoying as adult..

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3

It was fine

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Britpop meets 90s punk, well executed. Favorite Track: Girl From Mars Relisten: Yes

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6/10

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6/10

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not bad, pretty impressive this came out in the 70s, this sounds straight of the 90s 6/10

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Genre: Power Pop 3/5 A fun little piece of pop punk/power pop/alt rock, whatever you want to call it. This feels like an incredibly random add, and I’m sure I can think of a few albums, even in this genre, that would’ve made more sense in this book, but it wasn’t a disappointing album, by any means. The peppiness of the whole record is quite infectious, but it never gets more than good. Goldfinger and Girl from Mars were pretty good, but that’s as far as it gets in terms of standouts.

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I liked this a lot better than I thought I would, for an album I hadn't heard of and whose first note was a bit cacophonous :) The songs I liked best were Goldfinger, Girl From Mars, Let It Flow, and Angel Interceptor.

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Fairly solid hard rock with some punk influences. Interesting sound on some tracks but pretty paint by numbers overall.

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Good thing that I waited to hear this one once I was able to enjoy it, it was a nice surprise, very alternative and catchy.

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Playful 90s rock. The way the guitar feedback just turns into a suspended drone in one of the songs was gnarly.

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This was actually really good

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Im familiar with Ash’s hits but first time listening to this album. A very 90’s teenage sounding album. Can see the teenage fan club influence along with the 1977 punk reference. Enjoyable and I would of loved this If I owned this as a teenager, but it does now sound like an album for teenagers made by teenagers. Good album but not as good as the bands that influenced them.

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3

Better than I remember!

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This album is a mix of everything happening in rock in the mid 90s. I hear aspects of grunge, pop, garage, and Britpop. It oscillates quite a bit. I hear shades of early Radiohead, some Nirvana like melodic lines, and the seeds of what sounds like pop punk. It’s perfectly fine, but I’ve heard these genres done better though the mixing is interesting.

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3.5. A little harder alternative then I normally like

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Fun rock album, entirely non-essential though. No idea why it's on this list. 3.5

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Who are these people and why have I never heard of them? Such a classic mid-nineties sound, and I’m in heaven. I almost wish this was a 2020s album doing a throwback sound. I assume they (he) was born in 1977 (as was I). A specific, happy, fuzzy “indie” sound that instantly evokes an overexposed music video of plaid-wearing skaters and blue skies. Errs just on the wrong side of non-descript.

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It could have been a 1977 album but the production is better and there are plenty of twiddly bits thrown in.

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Eh, I wasn't to impressed with this. I was expecting to like it a lot more. Average pop/rock album.

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Fine but nothing really that interesting about it. Didn’t suck.

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No, others have done it better

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Standard 90's pop rock, gets pretty grating about 4 songs in.

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Nothing memorable at all

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I didn't quite like it even thought it's 90s garage rock / grunge which I should at least enjoy a little. But something was off and I didn't.

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Meh. Below-average punk-rock. A bit cheesy for me. I've heard "Girl From Mars", which is ok. It's fine but does not a whole lot.

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Read up a bit on this before listening as I hadn't heard of this one. Expected to hate it but on first listen it's alright. Definitely has some catchy pop hooks. Hearing all the influences listed in the descriptions. About 1/3 of the way through it's starting to wear thin for me though. Don't like the songs with string arrangements at all - seems unnecessary. "Kung Fu" is plain dumb. Can't believe it was a hit. Their music is kinda like junk food. It tastes good at first but if you try to make a meal out of it, it'll make you sick.

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Meh. Standard 90s bland rock

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I am feeling generous 2/5

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Hatte alles seine Zeit. Ash’s Pop/Punkrock kommt in Teilen auch wieder in einer Band wie Girls wieder vor, aber in seiner Gänze bleibt es doch sehr flachgründig & datiert auf 1996 - statt wie proklamiert auf 1977. Hence 1.996 points

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more whiny than nirvana

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this was not for me

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Not really my thing but not bad. It sounds like if Elliot Smith was in a rock band

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Aika mitäänsanomatonta kevytrokkia. Vähän liian nopeatempoista ollakseen sellaista kesäfestareilla fiilisteltävää musaa, mutta sitten taas toisaalta liian kepeää ollakseen ihan kunnolla rokattavaa. Hajuton ja mauton väliinputoaja. Ei jatkoon.

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Ik hou van gitaren maar ik werd een beetje onrustig van het geheel

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odd mix of britpop and grunge that manages to be less interesting than the sum of its parts. as if the gallagher were less talented and listened to too much nirvana but didn't understand it. a product of its time i guess. and if it were 1996 i'd probably have liked it. as it is, i didn't hate it but can't imagine ever wanting to revisit.

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Niets buitengewoons

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2/5 better stick to pokemon

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meh, not my go to grunge band

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When all bands had to play in a run down industrial state warehouse and puddles lots and lots of puddles

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un petit côté grundge? c'est quand même pas terrible, encore une fois on dirait une BO de fin d'un film médiocre c'est même carrément nul, 3/10 Non allez quand même ça s'écoute 4/10 La moins pire c'est Kung Fu :c'est con mais ça marche (wohohohohoho). + goldfinger a un truc. Mais c'est un gâchis la chanson ne part jamais dans la bonne direction (tu verras ce que je veux dire en réécoutant le moi du futur)

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Banda de rock irlandés totalmente desconocida para mí. Nada destacable para estar en un ranking como este.

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Not my style

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Bubble gum rock?

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Not my cup of tea

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not a huge punk fan

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Nah. More punk-ness and I just am learning I do not care for that style. I love the energy of it, but the vocals and freneticism just don't work for me.

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Interesting but too hard for my liking.

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Meh.

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Definitely feels like a record from 96. A pop band trying to ape the sounds of great underground bands but in a much more commercial style. It's like another version of Creed or something. Girl from Mars is straight-up sugar pop with a layer of distortion added on top. Some tracks (Lost in You) are just straight up bad. They occasionally sound a lot like bands that I love and some of the guitar work is enjoyable but the whole thing is just kind of offensive and feels very calculated / inauthentic. Would never put this on a list of albums you have to hear before you die. Nothing here should be a requirement for anyone - go listen to the bands this group is imitating.

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2.6 - The sort of anonymous 90s rock that would've appeared on the soundtrack for a high school coming-of-age comedy. Very thin on vocals with flabby shoegaze-type guitars. A couple of pretty tracks ("Oh Yeah", "Gone the Dream") but overall forgettable and inessential.

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not bad, definately not good either.

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Ken betere in dit genre. Waarom staat dit album in deze lijst?

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Het album begint met "Girl From Mars" dat me meteen pakt. Kinderachtige punkrock op een lekker snel tempo. Helaas pretendeert de rest wat meer serieus te zijn en daardoor verliezen ze mijn aandacht. Ook zit de zanger er soms net naast waardoor het een beetje vals klinkt. Ik blijf "Girl From Mars" het leukste liedje vinden, maar "Goldfinger" is een nummer met hit-potentie dat me aan Nirvana doet denken. **

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Nice to listen to, but everything is a bit of same.

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Nothing special at all

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It was ok, but not a repeat listen for me

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What a relief. I thought my sense of taste was going after I enjoyed Travis, but thankfully I found this to be fairly drab middle of the road rock. The lyrics were indecipherable amongst all the guitar noodling.

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There were some aspects I enjoyed and I felt that the album had potential, but for the most part it was quite bad.

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A few good songs but no masterpiece

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Mushy mix, alternative/punk sound.

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A lot like the Bangles except not as charming

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Straightforwardmiddleoftheroadunabashepunkrockinwhingyangst. Not for me, but also not sure who for. Critics say it was 'catchy' but beg to differ. No real highlights, no real shining moments, no real anything really.

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Ok

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Girl from Mars is great, the rest forgettable. If back ground music is your thing then dive on in. Not something I'd listen to again.

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The first fifteen minutes of 1977 had me thinking Ash were nought but a Nirvana rip-off. I'm still not certain: Don't exactly love the record. But that assessment was unfair, the sequencing is exceptionally smooth, and the stolen melodic techniques are the good kind. It's a bit long and the musical range is made to make sense but not to mean. Strongish but inessential.

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Legit sounds like a battle of the bands generic type band, even including the bad singing. Completely forgettable and average. 5/10.

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Garbage

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No thanks, if they played in he garden I’d draw the curtains

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This sounded like so many different artists. As each song came on, we looked at each other and said, “oh, this reminds me of a different song by a better band that I really like.” It might be more listenable with less whiney vocals. But unfortunately, those vocal choices were made and be taken back. We agreed that if it came onto the alt rock radio station, we would change the channel. Occasionally, we mistook it for the ads on YouTube.

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It was about average, the only song I actually sort of liked was Girl from Mars. 1/5 stars from me.

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No wonder I had never heard of this band or album

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This is what happens when parents stay together.

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Um, no thanks

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Maaan... dehä e så cringe fr. Känns helt själlöst, sångaren har typ ingen personlighet och det är så sterilt...

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05/10/2022 Another one that's just not for me. This project is really ruining my Spotify recommendations, lol.

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