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View Poll Results: The worst album opener
Runaway 0 0%
In And Out Of Love 0 0%
Let It Rock 0 0%
Hey God 1 1.64%
Lost Highway 4 6.56%
We Weren't Born To Follow 8 13.11%
Because We Can 22 36.07%
A Teardrop To The Sea 4 6.56%
This House Is Not For Sale 0 0%
Limitless 29 47.54%
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Old 10-05-2020, 10:22 AM
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Kinda tough to say. Limitless was a pretty terrible first single, since we've all hear it before, just much better. So that certainly clouded my judgement as well.

Not that I was much of a fan of Because We Can; but that one at least was somewhat new in terms of style, and I like the verses. Although that only made the chorus even more of a letdown.

Also, I don't like Lost Highway; style-wise plus the album was a huge letdown for me when it was released.

But yeah, these three are hardly my favorites. Judging from others' votes, there's quite the consensus as far as that goes.

Also, thinking about this... I'm wondering if there's other stuff on these albums that would've worked better as an opener. 2020 I could easily see opening with Beautiful Drug or Do What You Can; the other two albums I'm having a harder time picking something.
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I couldn't decide between Because We Can and Limitless, so I voted both
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Limitless by some distance. Succeeded in lowering expectations for the album.
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I voted born to follow, not a fan of that song and should have opened with when we were beautiful, which bookends learn to love.

Also would have preferred that's what the water made me as the opener on what about now.
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Also, thinking about this... I'm wondering if there's other stuff on these albums that would've worked better as an opener. 2020 I could easily see opening with Beautiful Drug or Do What You Can; the other two albums I'm having a harder time picking something.
I've stopped listening to 2020 with the new tracklisting. BD holds up a lot better as the opener.
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I've stopped listening to 2020 with the new tracklisting. BD holds up a lot better as the opener.
Me too. The original tracklist manages to "lighten up" the theme-heavy tracks by placing Luv Can and Shine in there. The newer version is too depressing, both in terms of the quality of the most recent tracks and in terms of the pacing being worse.
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Me too. The original tracklist manages to "lighten up" the theme-heavy tracks by placing Luv Can and Shine in there. The newer version is too depressing, both in terms of the quality of the most recent tracks and in terms of the pacing being worse.
Can you (or someone else) please list the original track listing that you are talking about. I'm not sure I ever saw it and I certainly wasn't paying attention at the time. Now that I am paying attention I would love to hear the difference.
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Can you (or someone else) please list the original track listing that you are talking about. I'm not sure I ever saw it and I certainly wasn't paying attention at the time. Now that I am paying attention I would love to hear the difference.
1. Beautiful Drug
2. Unbroken
3. Limitless
4. Luv Can
5. Brothers In Arms
6. Story Of Love
7. Lower The Flag
8. Let It Rain
9. Shine
10. Blood In The Water

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Thanks Matt - much appreciated
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