History Music / TheReplacements

3rd Jan '17 8:40:08 PM thelivingtoad
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* LeaveTheCameraRunning: The videos for "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Bastards of Young]]", "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Left of the Dial]]" and "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5e6A_EozH0 Hold My Life]]" are all static shots of the same stereo system playing the ''Tim'' LP. Each is slightly different from the other [[note]]"Bastards" is in black and white, has the song playing at the wrong speed and the end the speaker is kicked over. "Dial" has a purple tint, the song's playing at the correct speed and the speaker lives. "Life" is in full color, there's no zoom-out at the start like other two and there's an intro featuring a man picking through records before settling on putting ''Tim'' on the turntable.[[/note]]

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* LeaveTheCameraRunning: The videos for "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Bastards of Young]]", "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Left of the Dial]]" and "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5e6A_EozH0 Hold My Life]]" are all static shots of the same stereo system playing the ''Tim'' LP. Each is slightly different from the other [[note]]"Bastards" is in black and white, has the song playing at the wrong speed and the end the speaker is kicked over. "Dial" has a purple tint, the song's playing at the correct speed and the speaker lives. "Life" is in full color, there's no zoom-out at the start like other two and there's an intro featuring a man picking through records before settling on putting ''Tim'' on the turntable.[[/note]]
3rd Jan '17 8:33:18 PM thelivingtoad
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* LeaveTheCameraRunning: The video for "Bastards of Young", a static shot of a stereo system playing the song at the wrong speed.

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* LeaveTheCameraRunning: The video videos for "Bastards "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Bastards of Young", a Young]]", "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUmwzgFXfug Left of the Dial]]" and "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5e6A_EozH0 Hold My Life]]" are all static shot shots of a the same stereo system playing the ''Tim'' LP. Each is slightly different from the other [[note]]"Bastards" is in black and white, has the song playing at the wrong speed.speed and the end the speaker is kicked over. "Dial" has a purple tint, the song's playing at the correct speed and the speaker lives. "Life" is in full color, there's no zoom-out at the start like other two and there's an intro featuring a man picking through records before settling on putting ''Tim'' on the turntable.[[/note]]
4th Sep '16 2:40:52 AM lilithmercy
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** It's said that part of their appeal was arriving to a show and not knowing how functional the band would be. Occasionally they'd just randomly decide to do entire sets of covers too.
3rd Jun '16 10:57:13 AM moloch
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!!! "Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Tropes":

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!!! ! "Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Tropes":
29th Mar '16 10:05:33 AM FulminataXII
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Bob Stinson had a ''very'' traumatic childhood, which goes a long way in explaining his behavior in adulthood.
18th Mar '16 8:06:44 AM moloch
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* LiveAlbum: ''The Shit Hits The Fans'', perhaps one of the most representative live albums ever - it consists of 20 covers and only 5 'Mats songs recorded to regular cassette tape, and by the end the band are so drunk they can barely play.
18th Mar '16 7:56:58 AM moloch
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Defining AlternativeRock bands, before it was cool. The definitive lineup included Paul Westerberg (rhythm guitar, vocals), Tommy Stinson (bass), Bobby Stinson (lead guitar) and Chris Mars (drums). Bobby Stinson was replaced by Slim Dunlop in 1987 and Chris Mars by Steve Foley in 1990. Since the breakup of the band in 1991 Westerberg has released numerous solo records, and Tommy Stinson has played in a number of bands, most notably with [[Music/GunsNRoses Axl Rose and Friends]].

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Defining AlternativeRock bands, before it was cool. The definitive lineup included Paul Westerberg (rhythm guitar, vocals), Tommy Stinson (bass), Bobby Stinson (lead guitar) and Chris Mars (drums). Bobby Stinson was replaced by Slim Dunlop Dunlap in 1987 and Chris Mars by Steve Foley in 1990. Since the breakup of the band in 1991 Westerberg has released numerous solo records, and Tommy Stinson has played in a number of bands, most notably with [[Music/GunsNRoses Axl Rose and Friends]].
4th Jan '16 7:18:58 PM BadSplice
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* TheAlcoholic: All the original members, particularly Bobby Stinson, who was fired for being ''too much of a drunk'', which is equal parts sad and impressive.

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* TheAlcoholic: All the original members, particularly Bobby Stinson, who was fired for being ''too much of a drunk'', which is equal parts sad and impressive.drunk''.
4th Jan '16 7:18:12 PM BadSplice
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* TheAlcoholic: All the original members, particularly Bobby Stinson.

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* TheAlcoholic: All the original members, particularly Bobby Stinson.Stinson, who was fired for being ''too much of a drunk'', which is equal parts sad and impressive.
19th Dec '15 11:46:00 AM FulminataXII
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* FriendlyRivalry: With fellow Twin Cities punks Music/HuskerDu.
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