Kelis - 4th of July (Fireworks)

Discussion in 'The Classics - Albums and Songs' started by Penelope, Jul 4, 2017.

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  1. Penelope

    Penelope AND SHAVE OUR EYEBROWS

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    D'ACCORD

     
  2. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Amazing. I love how long it makes you wait for the hook, which only makes it more sublime when it arrives.

    #32 was a Top 40 Hate Crime.
     
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  3. COB

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    I hadn't realised there was a single mix until watching that video a minute ago - still great, but a bit less subtle than the album version.
     
  4. OutSynk

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    I really liked both this and the album but not something I have returned to much. I prefer my Kelis doing R&B. Her earlier albums are all great and "Kaleidoscope" especially is still in rotation from time to time.
     
  5. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    It does nothing for me.
     
  6. RaspberrySwirl

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    Still an absolute joy, and so is the rest of the album. The latter is still her only second best after the wonderful debut.
     
  7. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Absolutely FLAWLESS
     
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  8. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Is it? I hadn't noticed any difference...
     
  9. RaspberrySwirl

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    I can't believe it's already been seven years old!
     
  10. OutSynk

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    Oh I can see a thread for "Trick Me" in the similar threads. Literally never get tired of that song. The ultimate Kelis track for me.

    But anyway...I don't wanna come down:disco:
     
  11. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    the only difference I notice is that the video version is shorter and gets rid of the interludes which are unnecessary in some parts of the album
     
  12. RaspberrySwirl

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    For being such a second (or even third) rate popstar, Kelis has an amazing back catalogue.
     
  13. monsta

    monsta CAUGHT YOUR FEVER

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    Fleshtone is such an incredible album.

    Shame the one following it was fucking unlistenable.

    The Richard X mix of this is just BEYOND :disco:
     
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  14. RaspberrySwirl

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    Was the last album bad? I never even bothered to properly listen to it.

    Her even numbered albums are always worse than the odd ditto.
     
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  15. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    I like the last album. It's entirely different to this, though...
     
  16. ameraal

    ameraal trash

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    there were a couple pretty good tracks but it was just a bit of something no one really wanted.
     
  17. ameraal

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    fleshtone is astonishingly solid. short albuns ftw.
     
  18. RaspberrySwirl

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    According to Spotify, she's had a new song out in 2017; "Who's Loving You".

    01. Kaleidoscope
    02. Fleshtone
    03. Tasty
    04. Kelis Was Here
    05. Wanderland

    ??. Food
     
  19. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    1. Fleshtone
    2. Tasty
    3. Food
    4. Kaleidoscope
    5. Kelis Was Here
    6. Wanderland
     
  20. monsta

    monsta CAUGHT YOUR FEVER

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    Kelis Was Here was terrible too!

    Every other album really is shit!
     
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  21. RaspberrySwirl

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    Kelis Was Here had superb singles though.
     
  22. Suomi

    Suomi Super Moderator

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    Honestly this is one of my favourite albums of all time. What an epic journey through time and space from start to finish.

    Track rating: ALL ELEVEN
     
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  23. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    I hate campaigns like KElis Was Here. *releases a 20 track album but only 2 singles are released and fucks off for another 4 years*
     
  24. RaspberrySwirl

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    THREE singles were released! :evil:
     
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    Religion, Science Fiction, Technology :disco:
     
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  26. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    The only 4th of July I actually need in my life.
     
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  27. Pipo

    Pipo WEAR MY KISS

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    not in my country dear
     
  28. Penelope

    Penelope AND SHAVE OUR EYEBROWS

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    Home was fucking EXQUISITE! Suomi's right - 11s ALL ROUND FOR FLESH TONE

    I really liked the Food album but yeah, it's such a tonal shift that it's not even comparable.
     
  29. Mats

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    a dated gay gem
     
  30. Mats

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    I remember going to the tour for this, only a third of the venue had been sold and I suspect most of them had come to see supporting gnome, Katie Kills or what's her name. cringing! but Kelis brought it :disco:
     
  31. Eileen

    Eileen All the better to see you with, my dear.

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    A brilliant song from a great album.
     
  32. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    WE.CONTROL.THE DANCE. FLOOR.

    :disco:
     
  33. OutSynk

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    I also thought Kelis Was Here was bad at first because it seemed like such a mess after the previous albums but then it grew and now I think there are so many great tracks on it.
     
  34. OutSynk

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    Well lucky for you the segues are unavailable to listen on Spotify.

    I think the segues are nice as the album is short as it is anyway.
     
  35. Halli

    Halli sippin' champagne from a paper cup

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    Not her best still very good.

    I have created my own little best of Kelis on Spotify and it's :disco:


    *Runs and hides before Sheena WADES in tutting and hissing how disposable everything is!!!!!!!!'
     
  36. Pipo

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    I am missing Finest Dreams from my custom made playlist because apparently Richard X's album is not available in south America :evil:
     
  37. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    EXCUSE me? I have no issue with Spotify, I use it myself. But not listening to an album FOR FREE because you can't be bothered to turn off the latest RED GIRL RECORDS opus is another matter ENTIRELY...
     
  38. OutSynk

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    Isn't "Finest Dreams" on Kelis's "The Hits" album?
     
  39. Steptacular

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    That piano intro/outro is the fucking tits.
     
  40. Logic?

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    This really is MAGNIFICENT still
     

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