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Old 06-08-2011, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: First ever record you bought.

Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum View Post
I recall when Load was about to come out. A local record store in Hollywood announced they would put it on sale at mid-night. I drove by the place, but the line was insane, so I decided to come back in the morning. I didn't have a CD player in my car, so I purchased both the CD and cassette(?) because I wasn't going to have time to dub a cassette copy for the car.

I put it on, anticipating something great, and it was just so disappointing. I couldn't believe I had just paid good money for two copies of this! Ugh...
I think the thing about load was not really that it was intrinsically a bad album, just that it was so different from their previous style that it alienated a lot of their key fan base.
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