Kingdom is a wicked song!!

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Postby Admin » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:32 pm

weetum wrote:A question : in the 2nd studio video, who's the cute guy who says "awesome" ????


Watch the greeting video again - I labeled the men.

It is Mr Phillpott.
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Postby I Feel Loved » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:40 pm

The beginning sounds just like the beginning of the Dr Who theme tune. It was the first thing I thought when I heard it and yet no one else has mentioned this yet?
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Postby I Feel Loved » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:53 pm

http://www.barbneal.com/wav/tvthemes/dr-who5.wav

Check the first couple of bars from each song, they're quite similar. :)
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Postby amethystgirl » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:38 pm

Kingdom Kicks Ass!! What An Amazing Tune .... Can Hardly Wait For The Album :) Ohhh I'm Soooo Excited :)
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Postby sunandrainfall » Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:28 am

I've been a DM fan since 84. I was a skeptic until I heard Paper Monsters. I'll admit--I didn't love it. But I did love Dave's songs on Playing the Angel. And you know--Martin's been writing songs a lot longer. I love the fact that Kingdom sounds very Depeche Mode-ish. Yes, it might be simple, but I love the lyrics. They hit me at a very good and interesting time. And it jams--lot more than most of the stuff on PM. I'm looking forward to the new album.
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Postby DMchild » Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:16 am

DM is a big part of life wrote:I can't wait to hear the whole albumn. Another fantastic job Dave!



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Postby thepechy » Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:49 pm

It seems he has forgotten to put this song into PTA. But anyway, Kingdom would have been one of the top songs in PTA if it had been there. I hope the rest of the album will evolve from Paper Monsters not PTA.
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Postby mads1972 » Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:21 pm

Excellent song. Heavenly electronic. Anyone noticed the slight resemblance with Billy idol at some points - especially in the beginning of every verse.
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Postby Edlvr » Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:39 am

Wow, I was very impressed!!! More so then when PM came out, I'll be honest, I didn't really like PM until I got to see it live.....But this song sounds very good, and although I know this the Dave Gahan show this time, this could easily be a top DM song!! He did say that Martin inspired him this time around, and it seems obvious the studio sessions for PTA did as well!! I love it, can't wait till October!!!
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Postby lorraine » Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:30 pm

I'm loving it too!!! This is gonna be such a good album!!!
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