The Lily Allen Appreciation Annexe

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  1. Zu-Klara

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    i’LL START



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    Mind you I think that one where she has beans on toast AND a Chinese is a bit greedy. Chinese and an entrée of Kettle Chips OBVIOUSLY YES HOWEVER
     
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    jivafox chalamet & chill

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  3. Ag

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    The Fear and Not Fair, but that's ABOUT IT.
     
  4. RJN

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    Two underrated GEMS
     
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  5. RJN

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    And I'm seconding Fag Hag

    and Not Fair

    and The Fear (the song that made me look up the UK charts in the first place and discover so many of my favorite artists/songs)
     
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    KindaCool Kick Rocks. Eat dirt.

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  7. Zu-Klara

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    Inevitably, as a German woman with huge breasts, I like the one with the accordion, not least because there’s a slight whiff of OOMPAH

     
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  8. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Chinese, I Could Say and Him are my favourites from Lily. I Could Say in particular is just gorgeous. That was a really good record.

    Lost My Mind, Apples, Come on Then and My One from the last album were really good. Three on the other was twee rubbish :D probably my most common criticism of her work is that it can be way too melodically basic. I like it when she pushes herself to write more free-flowing melodies, as on the aforementioned highlights of INMIY.
     
  9. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    she also seems to have a new one on the BENEE album which I haven't bothered with yet

     
  10. Dark Carnival

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    Nothing comes close to The Fear, right?
     
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  11. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    :D :disco: my fave video of hers

     
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  12. Gangsta Nancy Lam

    Gangsta Nancy Lam Slut's Spaghetti

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    That this #relatable gem was consigned to be a b-side is a testament to just how good that sophomore album really was :disco:

     
  13. RJN

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    Nothing is as good and universal but a lot comes close.

    I’ve cooked down with her a little, but lily was my most listened to on last.fm for YEARS
     
  14. Tisch

    Tisch One step forward. And zwei zurürck.

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    The first two albums are untouchable for me and are a real summary of (my) life in the years they were released. Iconique.

    I've tried with the later ones and they're nice but nowhere near the level of FUZZY FEELS or whatever the first two give me.

    I will squidge together a little Lily Top 10 when I can be arsed.
     
  15. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    I know everyone here hated her at the time, but I love LDN so much. Really evokes my student days (even though I never lived in London)
     
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  17. Tisch

    Tisch One step forward. And zwei zurürck.

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    LILY ALLEN TOP TEN AS PROMISED (sorry to keep you all waiting)

    Unapologetically from the first two albums only.

    01. The Fear
    02. LDN
    03. Chinese
    04. Back to the Start
    05. Smile
    06. Knock 'Em Out
    07. Alfie
    08. Everyone's At It
    09. Fuck You
    10. Not Fair
     
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  18. RJN

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    Sorry this is a little much, but I LOVE every one of these songs

    1. The Fear
    2. Not Fair
    3. Everything's Just Wonderful
    4. Apples
    5. LDN
    6. Who'd Have Known
    7. Trigger Bang
    8. Chinese
    9. I Could Say
    10. Alfie
    11. Family Man
    12. Fag Hag
    13. Your Choice
    14. Lost My Mind
    15. Everyone's At It
    16. Fuck You
    17. Back to the Start
    18. 22
    19. Our Time
    20. Not Big (How many songs has she written about how her ex's are bad in bed)
    21. Three
    22. Littlest Things
    23. Hard Out Here
     
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  19. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    I'm afraid that is too much. Please leave the appreciation annexe at the exit to your left.
     
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  20. RJN

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    Even the appreciation annexe isn't a safe space for us Lily Allen fans anymore :(
     
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    Soldi #stillyoung

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    God LDN and Smile are MAGNIFICENT :disco:
     
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  22. Eddie

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    I only really know and love The Fear but I just like her as a personality. Does that count?
     
  23. RJN

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    I've never been able to get into Smile for some reason, but LDN is a classic
     
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    Well you have just redeemed yourself SOMEWHAT duck.
     

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