The Afghan Whigs

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The Afghan Whigs

Post by ucrub » Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:21 pm

i'm a bit shocked because i couldn't find a topic about them. i think they're amazing. come on there must be somebody who love them

afghan whigs's style..mmm.. i think you all should listen them (for the first time, i have a strong advise for 'Unbreakable' their comlication) wikipedia says 'The Afghan Whigs were a soul-influenced American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio. While they achieved moderate success in the 1990s'. somebody describe them as post-grunge

their studio albums:
1988 Big Top Halloween
1990 Up in It
1992 Congregation
1993 Gentlemen
1996 Black Love
1998 1965

in my opinion, you will love it
and my favorite song is 'john the baptist'

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Re: Afghan Whigs

Post by mood fo lemac » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:42 am

I agree they are an amazing band and greg dulli is an amazing songwriter
my favorite album is probably congregation, whats yours?
and then?

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Post by incessantmace » Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:53 am

I only have "Gentlemen" but this album is indeed pretty good. Love the title track!
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by grungebeautiful » Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:55 pm

i never really got into the afghan whigs. i've got a sub pop sticker on the back of my car though, and someone once pointed it out and was like 'sub pop? like the afghan whigs?'

i knew they were sub pop but i always thought they weren't grunge for some reason. i heard they were more 90's indie. but maybe i should go and listen haha
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by SayHello2Heaven » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:02 pm

I never found myself in Afghan Whigs either. I have Bigtop Halloween and I just can't get into it. They been around for a while shockingly.

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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by inzedit » Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:29 am

i have all their album except big top halloween (i can't find it).
I like them until gentlemen, i never listen Black love and 1965
They're not on my best 20 band list
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by sadie » Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:52 pm

I started listening them yesterday, cause I've liked everything I've heard by Greg Dulli, so yeah.

I've listened to Black Love and I kind of like it. Can't tell you why yet though.
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by shanze » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:42 am

I have 1965. I haven't listened to it for a long time. Gentlemen is a great album but for some reason I don't own it.
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by sadie » Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:18 pm

I just love Dullis voice, like omg fuck me.

I've always had a soft spot for badboys who are vulnerable, and he sounds like that.

Not to mention I like his way to write and also, he's pretty productive.
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Post by evil_twinkie » Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:51 pm

I love the Afghan Whigs! I too, own every album except Big Top Halloween. Gentlemen is easily one of my favorite albums. I'm also a fan of Greg Dulli's other work, The Twilight Singers and The Gutter Twins (with Mark Lanegan).

It's one of the few bands I started listening to after an impulse buy. I remember seeing Up In It for a dollar at a bargain store. Noticed it was sub-pop, thought "meh, for a dollar I'll give em a try." Been a big fan ever since.

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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by incessantmace » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:32 am

evil_twinkie wrote:I love the Afghan Whigs! I too, own every album except Big Top Halloween. Gentlemen is easily one of my favorite albums. I'm also a fan of Greg Dulli's other work, The Twilight Singers and The Gutter Twins (with Mark Lanegan).

It's one of the few bands I started listening to after an impulse buy. I remember seeing Up In It for a dollar at a bargain store. Noticed it was sub-pop, thought "meh, for a dollar I'll give em a try." Been a big fan ever since.
Always good to see the Twinkster dropping by every year :lol: :wink:

Oh, you and Sadie should get along just fine, she's one of the biggest Lanegan fans out there (plus Jenna/j-bug of course) :)
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by sadie » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:41 am

Lanegan is one of those rare ones that get me on awful retarded fangirl mode instantly, and I can't help it. He's perfect :mrgreen:
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Post by boxcar » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:32 am

sadie wrote:Lanegan is one of those rare ones that get me on awful retarded fangirl mode instantly, and I can't help it. He's perfect :mrgreen:
He does the same to me and I am a heterosexual male. :D
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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by evil_twinkie » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:16 pm

incessantmace wrote:Always good to see the Twinkster dropping by every year :lol: :wink:
I figured it was about that time of the year :)
sadie wrote:Lanegan is one of those rare ones that get me on awful retarded fangirl mode instantly, and I can't help it. He's perfect :mrgreen:
Especially recent work. The low, cigarette-charred vocals on the new Mad Season release gave me goosebumps. Grawr.

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Re: The Afghan Whigs

Post by sadie » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:18 pm

evil_twinkie wrote:
sadie wrote:Lanegan is one of those rare ones that get me on awful retarded fangirl mode instantly, and I can't help it. He's perfect :mrgreen:
Especially recent work. The low, cigarette-charred vocals on the new Mad Season release gave me goosebumps. Grawr.
If I'm gonna start to talk about Blues Funeral, I have to go to NSFW section, so... :roll:
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