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what do you think of the new album's title, 'Handwritten'
classic/iconic
21%
 21% [ 15 ]
pretty good
26%
 26% [ 18 ]
hardly matters, as long as it's a Gaslight Anthem album
21%
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could be a lot better
26%
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sucks
6%
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PostSubject: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:48 am

so, another poll

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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:51 am

Could be a lot better.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:22 am

Harbortown wrote:
Could be a lot better.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:37 am

vamike wrote:
Harbortown wrote:
Could be a lot better.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:49 am

Classic/iconic.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:51 am

Could be better....But still not a bad choice.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:11 pm

HorribleCrowe wrote:
Classic/iconic.


I totally agree! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:15 pm

I just think, who gives a shit? It's simply a record title, no need for anyone to get his/her panties in a bunch
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:35 pm

I honestly like it.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:37 pm

Maybe he's been misquoted and it's actually called ...And Written?
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:45 pm

Steve70s wrote:
Maybe he's been misquoted and it's actually called ...And Written?


It's on the official TGA twitter page, so I think it's Handwritten for real.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:06 pm

I was kinda jokin'! Razz
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:01 pm

hardly matters, as long as it's a Gaslight Anthem album

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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:33 pm

Bleh.

It's like naming an album Orange because you switched from Marshall to Orange amps.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:47 pm

I think everybody's making way too big of a deal about this.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:48 pm

stepsandnumbers wrote:
I think everybody's making way too big of a deal about this.

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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:58 pm

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I think everybody's making way too big of a deal about this.
But it is part of the album just like the album cover, the musician's artistic vision portrayed for everyone to see. I'd argue that while it is true that music is the most important thing at the end of the day, other components can be just as important.

There's a reason why when I listen to The '59 Sound, I see grainy, dark blue pictures of nostalgia played in my head and when I hear American Slang I see streets in broad daylight. In a way the cover and title are just as much part of the album as the music is.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:59 pm

It is just a title, but Handwritten isn't exactely a title. That is my only problem with it.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:03 pm

i don't know why people think everyone is making a big deal of this. we're just voicing our opinions about the title. people have opinions, big deal. that's not the same thing as making a big deal out of something. i think we all know the music is what matters.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:10 pm

Okay, I'm not trying to start anything, I'm just saying that it's hard to develop a full opinion on just a title, which is all we have so far.

Also, I do agree with you John that it is a part of the album, and I pay very close attention to album artwork/track listing/names, but it's hard, for me at least, to say it's a good or bad title when I haven't heard the music that goes with it, you guys know what I mean?
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:19 pm

yeh to me it's like saying: "OH SO YOUR NAME IS STEPH? GEE YOU MUST BE AN AWFUL PERSON, STAY AWAY FROM ME" Razz
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:21 pm

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yeh to me it's like saying: "OH SO YOUR NAME IS STEPH? GEE YOU MUST BE AN AWFUL PERSON, STAY AWAY FROM ME" Razz


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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:29 pm

ahahah I mean, you can't judge an album just by its name
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:08 pm

Shit title is shit.
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PostSubject: Re: poll: 'Handwritten' (the title)   Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:13 pm

plugga wrote:
ahahah I mean, you can't judge an album just by its name

you'll be surprised by how many albums I have bought/downloaded cause the album title intrigues me
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