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  • drakeheuer14drakeheuer14 Posts: 3,414
    I enjoyed it the first time around. 
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  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 24,013
    nicknyr15 said:
    The album is released? 

    I love their sound from Only by the night and forward (yes you read that right). 
    Might be a bit same-y. But they have are really fucking even. And just superbly produced albums. 

    I really dig the last one, even if you could tell their "peak" is over and they have to come to terms with being a great rockband again, and not the "it thing" anymore. 
    You’re gonna love this one. 
    Enjoying it so far!
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  • nicknyr15nicknyr15 Posts: 4,700
    nicknyr15 said:
    The album is released? 

    I love their sound from Only by the night and forward (yes you read that right). 
    Might be a bit same-y. But they have are really fucking even. And just superbly produced albums. 

    I really dig the last one, even if you could tell their "peak" is over and they have to come to terms with being a great rockband again, and not the "it thing" anymore. 
    You’re gonna love this one. 
    Enjoying it so far!
    Nice! It’s got a great vibe to it. I get a different song stuck in my head everyday so far 
  • goldrushgoldrush everybody knows this is nowherePosts: 5,489
    I think I've only listened to WALLS once.
    Might need to change that...
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  • madtowndavemadtowndave Minneapolis, MNPosts: 3,983
    RansomPTD said:
    Has anyone bought the new vinyl off of the Yellow Heart site yet?
    I did. For anyone who isn't familiar with the process, it will likely be frustrating.
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  • RansomPTDRansomPTD Posts: 277
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 35,579
    I enjoyed it the first time around. 
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  • madtowndavemadtowndave Minneapolis, MNPosts: 3,983
    RansomPTD said:
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
    I 100% agree.
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  • joberschlakejoberschlake Columbus, OHPosts: 1,176
    RansomPTD said:
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
    I 100% agree.
    I just looked at yellow heart.  The goldeneye vinyl looks so cool.  How the hell do you buy it?!

    I’ve got the bands website exclusive and my buddy in Nashville just grabbed the signed copy for me.  If they can’t make it easy, I may be fine with what I have thus far.
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  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 24,013
    edited March 10
    Have a song sounded more Kings of Leon than "Supermarket"?


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  • LoujoeLoujoe Posts: 3,124
    RansomPTD said:
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
    I 100% agree.
    I just looked at yellow heart.  The goldeneye vinyl looks so cool.  How the hell do you buy it?!

    I’ve got the bands website exclusive and my buddy in Nashville just grabbed the signed copy for me.  If they can’t make it easy, I may be fine with what I have thus far.
    It seems like bands release so many different limited exclusives. Good for their sales and creating a buzz. I'm trying not to get caught up in it. Fun though if you have the cash and time.
  • madtowndavemadtowndave Minneapolis, MNPosts: 3,983
    RansomPTD said:
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
    I 100% agree.
    I just looked at yellow heart.  The goldeneye vinyl looks so cool.  How the hell do you buy it?!

    I’ve got the bands website exclusive and my buddy in Nashville just grabbed the signed copy for me.  If they can’t make it easy, I may be fine with what I have thus far.
    You have to create an Ethereum wallet, they recommend MetaMask, submit documentation and a selfie to verify your identity, then fund the wallet, then complete your purchase. By the time all was said and done, I think I paid approximately $120 for the NFT. In addition to the cost of the KoL record/download, you also have to pas a Gas Fee for the Ethereum. 
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  • A fantastic pressing too. 2 records, and boy does the bass shine! Especially on 'Fairytale'.
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  • nicknyr15nicknyr15 Posts: 4,700
    100,000 lyrics take on a whole new life and really hit close to home after hearing Caleb talk about them. 
  • pjpitt89pjpitt89 Posts: 1,543
    nicknyr15 said:
    100,000 lyrics take on a whole new life and really hit close to home after hearing Caleb talk about them. 
    Link for this? I'd like to see/read what he said. Thanks!
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  • nicknyr15nicknyr15 Posts: 4,700
    https://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/100000-people-by-kings-of-leon/

    I’m pretty sure it was discussed in their interview with Zane. It’s on Apple Music. My grandmother suffered from dementia and it ultimately took her. I was her caretaker and it’s just such a terrible disease. This verse really hits me 

    Parlor games and six o'clock news
    Hands of a stranger touching you
    Wide awake incased in a dream
    Everything is not as it seems
    All your time is heaven sent
    Days and the nights all start to blend
    It's not like this town to set you free
    The more you look the less you see


  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 34,141
    nicknyr15 said:
    https://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/100000-people-by-kings-of-leon/

    I’m pretty sure it was discussed in their interview with Zane. It’s on Apple Music. My grandmother suffered from dementia and it ultimately took her. I was her caretaker and it’s just such a terrible disease. This verse really hits me 

    Parlor games and six o'clock news
    Hands of a stranger touching you
    Wide awake incased in a dream
    Everything is not as it seems
    All your time is heaven sent
    Days and the nights all start to blend
    It's not like this town to set you free
    The more you look the less you see


    Wow
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  • joberschlakejoberschlake Columbus, OHPosts: 1,176
    RansomPTD said:
    @madtowndave it was very frustrating! Finally figured out what to do. YellowHeart could of done a better job of explaining what to do. 
    I 100% agree.
    I just looked at yellow heart.  The goldeneye vinyl looks so cool.  How the hell do you buy it?!

    I’ve got the bands website exclusive and my buddy in Nashville just grabbed the signed copy for me.  If they can’t make it easy, I may be fine with what I have thus far.
    You have to create an Ethereum wallet, they recommend MetaMask, submit documentation and a selfie to verify your identity, then fund the wallet, then complete your purchase. By the time all was said and done, I think I paid approximately $120 for the NFT. In addition to the cost of the KoL record/download, you also have to pas a Gas Fee for the Ethereum. 
    Yeah that’s too much work and money For an album I have two copies of.  I’ve already got ethereum in Coinbase, no need to spread out to multiple locations.  Thanks for the directions though!
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  • pjpitt89pjpitt89 Posts: 1,543
    nicknyr15 said:
    https://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/100000-people-by-kings-of-leon/

    I’m pretty sure it was discussed in their interview with Zane. It’s on Apple Music. My grandmother suffered from dementia and it ultimately took her. I was her caretaker and it’s just such a terrible disease. This verse really hits me 

    Parlor games and six o'clock news
    Hands of a stranger touching you
    Wide awake incased in a dream
    Everything is not as it seems
    All your time is heaven sent
    Days and the nights all start to blend
    It's not like this town to set you free
    The more you look the less you see


    Thanks for that link and for sharing your personal connection as well. I’m sorry for your loss and hope you find some comfort in the music
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  • nicknyr15nicknyr15 Posts: 4,700
    pjpitt89 said:
    nicknyr15 said:
    https://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/100000-people-by-kings-of-leon/

    I’m pretty sure it was discussed in their interview with Zane. It’s on Apple Music. My grandmother suffered from dementia and it ultimately took her. I was her caretaker and it’s just such a terrible disease. This verse really hits me 

    Parlor games and six o'clock news
    Hands of a stranger touching you
    Wide awake incased in a dream
    Everything is not as it seems
    All your time is heaven sent
    Days and the nights all start to blend
    It's not like this town to set you free
    The more you look the less you see


    Thanks for that link and for sharing your personal connection as well. I’m sorry for your loss and hope you find some comfort in the music
    Thanks a lot 👍🏼👍🏼
  • hihobibohihobibo Tampa, FLPosts: 696

    You have to create an Ethereum wallet, they recommend MetaMask, submit documentation and a selfie to verify your identity, then fund the wallet, then complete your purchase. By the time all was said and done, I think I paid approximately $120 for the NFT. In addition to the cost of the KoL record/download, you also have to pas a Gas Fee for the Ethereum. 
    I don't understand the Gas Fee, and paying $65 for the record was already pushing it for me. Doubling that cost due to some overhead fee is nuts. I tried, and now own $100 of Ethereum, and will probably keep it that way since the actual use of the currency is too confusing. 
  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 28,427
    Mine arrives today from We Got the Beats Record Store!
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  • GarasaurasGarasauras OntarioPosts: 216
    I was on the fence about the NFT version, but the cost and hassle put it over the edge for me. After googling images of the various exclusives, I found the UK exclusive with Amazon on red vinyl and went with that. Shipped to family in the UK free with Amazon, and I’ll pick it up in a year ..if I’m lucky lol. Happy I got that one though.
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