A Perfect Circle

Discussion in 'Music' started by Hippievixen, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Does anyone like this crazy/wonderful band?? :)

    I especially loved their debut album, "Mer de Noms."
  2. Jaz Delorean

    Jaz Delorean Senior Member

    i think they're brilliant! tis a shame they split...
    personally i prefer "thirteenth step" to "mer de noms", because it's more experimental and feels like they're doing more what they want to. the whole album is less commercial, i like that.
    Maynard has gone back to TOOL forever, and Jeordie White (bass) has gone off to join Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails for their next album "with teeth"
  3. I can't complain, unless I think of tool while I'm listening to Circle. Then thier music makes me want to vomit. It's too much verse, chorus, verse, chorus. And alot of the guitar is way too simple IMO. I'm not talking about techy sweeps or thrashing either, Just some more creativity when it comes to playing around the tempo.
  4. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    I took my son and his girlfriend to see them. I'd never heard of them. They definately jammed!!!!
  5. artful_dodger

    artful_dodger Member

    Love them, love them, love them!

    Like Tool, their lyrics are just fantastic (same writer, of course).
  6. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    I heard that Maynard whipped out his schlong and blew his load while singing "Thinking of You" during one of the shows.

    Don't know if it was just a silly rumour or if it actually happened...although I wouldn't put it past him!

    One show I wouldn't want to miss!


    Hey OldHippie, that's awesome that you were diggin' on A Perfect Circle. :)

    I like to turn up their stuff really loud in my car while I'm driving to school. Some music's just gotta be played LOUD.
  7. Jaz Delorean

    Jaz Delorean Senior Member

    i think thats probably true.... :p
    yeah i love playing "the package" really really loud....thats such an incredible song
  8. Duck

    Duck quack. Lifetime Supporter

    they're good
  9. novarys

    novarys Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    yah, i have their thirteenth step cd, i keep forgetting i have it, but i actually like them.
  10. I like 'em. they totally butchered "imagine" tho.every time I hear it on the radio i have to turn it off
  11. Rar1013

    Rar1013 GroovaMama

    I definetly dig on them....
  12. Musical wise I don't think they are anything special. Lyrics wise they are the shit. So was Tool.

    I watched a dvd of some of their videos and as I was listening to the lyrics I was amazed. A friend owned it and put it on while he was getting ready to leave out.

    But they are definately better than a lot of shit out there today.
  13. Jabbawaya

    Jabbawaya Member

    Maynard is great. A Perfect Circle is great.
  14. TheGanjaKing

    TheGanjaKing Newbie

    I love APC.... being a huge TooL fan, they call out to me somehow
  15. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    They have some very good lyrics and themes... I like the music myself... but I think that they should get a tad more instrumental.
  16. Elle

    Elle Senior Member

    I am a huge fan/lover/wanna have his baby:p of Maynard and TOOL and I do like A Perfect Circle alot.
    They spilt? WHA? When did this happen and where the hell have I been? Well, if Maynard needed to leave APC in order to focus soley on TOOL than that's ok by me:)
  17. dude, they are the fucking shit. I saw them last year when they came to australia and i was just speachless and also i met them.
  18. Jaz Delorean

    Jaz Delorean Senior Member

    yeh :( well, i think the rest of TOOL were getting annoyed, i mean, APC released three albums in as many years, where TOOL release three albums in about 10... :p
    it's a shame they split though, there was a rumour that they'd continue with a female singer and no jeordie white, but i don't know how true this is. i'm gutted cos i had the chance to go see them before i was into them, and i turned it down!
    the third covers album was only to fulfill the recording contract, it was the last thing they had to do.
  19. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    yah they really fucked up 'imagine.'

    no one else can do it better than john lennon. i just wanna tell other musicians to leave it alone and not even try...

    but that's really my only criticism.
  20. electrictwist

    electrictwist Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    How can you not like this band if you are a fan of Tool's then.. "mer de noms" great CD and can'twait for them to tour. They are gonna tour,yes?

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