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By that logic we shouldn't have to pay for live albums. After all, surely they don't expect us to pay for songs we've heard before.

We should but not for the same price as the standard album.

 

P.S. I am gonna pirate it anyway



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P.S. I am gonna pirate it anyway

Then why do you care?


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We should but not for the same price as the standard album.

 

P.S. I am gonna pirate it anyway

I saw that tiny stuff -.-



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I saw that tiny stuff -.-

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Well it's a demo album with songs from trilogy we already heard. First I was expecting songs like dreamcatcher... from the lost album. I would pay for that.


What lost album?

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Album between Warning and American Idiot that was stolen.

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Album between Warning and American Idiot that was stolen.


Dream catcher wasn't apart of that tho (as far as we know)

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Well it's a demo album with songs from trilogy we already heard. First I was expecting songs like dreamcatcher... from the lost album. I would pay for that.

So what? By that logic Greatest Hits albums and singles releases should also be free.


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It would suck if the CD costs $19. That's too much.

I agree.



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People still pay for music? How quaint.



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People still pay for music? How quaint.

Yep, there's nothing like owning a cd.



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Yep, there's nothing like owning a cd.

 

I'd imagine owning a DVD would be a pretty similar experience.


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I'd imagine owning a DVD would be a pretty similar experience.

I don't care about owning CDs (vinyl, baby), but for some reason I have to have the DVD of a movie I like. Not the Blu-Ray; Blu-Rays are too crisp.



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Well it's a demo album with songs from trilogy we already heard. First I was expecting songs like dreamcatcher... from the lost album. I would pay for that.

It still costs money to make the album and CDs and ship them etc, there's lots of people involved that need to get paid other than just the band. They're in the business of making music and selling it, they're not a charity organisation :P. Plus they've specifically released this album for Record Store Day, to help support independent record stores. If it didn't cost money the stores it's supposed to be helping wouldn't benefit from it.
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I don't care about owning CDs (vinyl, baby), but for some reason I have to have the DVD of a movie I like. Not the Blu-Ray; Blu-Rays are too crisp.

DVD's don't look as nice as CD's and they are just clutter. Digital is the way for movies.



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DVD's don't look as nice as CD's and they are just clutter.

That's subjective, though. I think that CDs are ugly as hell myself; they're way too small compared to vinyl sleeves, which is the way the artwork was originally meant to be seen for most older albums, and a lot of the time the casing just looks cheap (though the newer cardboard cases remedy that somewhat). Plus, I'm a massive books guy, and DVD cases are just closer to books in terms of dimensions.



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Does anyone know if Demolicious is being released in the UK?

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Does anyone know if Demolicious is being released in the UK?

Yeah it is, on CD, cassette and LP.



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Did Green Day ever played with MXPX?



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I'd imagine owning a DVD would be a pretty similar experience.

I'm ashamed to admit I laughed rather loudly at this.


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That's subjective, though. I think that CDs are ugly as hell myself; they're way too small compared to vinyl sleeves, which is the way the artwork was originally meant to be seen for most older albums, and a lot of the time the casing just looks cheap (though the newer cardboard cases remedy that somewhat). Plus, I'm a massive books guy, and DVD cases are just closer to books in terms of dimensions.

I just feel like DVDs are so cheaply made now. Thin, fragile cases and bland colored discs. I feel like I get more in a CD.



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The Green Day Q&A Thread: What looks more cheaply made, CD or DVD cases?

You guys are so boring :lol:
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If DVDs came with a copy of the screenplay, they would be on the same level as CDs.
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i know mike has in ear monitors but do tre and billie joe?



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i know mike has in ear monitors but do tre and billie joe?

Billie definitely has some ear piece. Pretty sure Tre does too.



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i know mike has in ear monitors but do tre and billie joe?

There'd be literally no reason for them not to and it's standard practice for them to, so I'd say yes. It's possible there are some shows where they do and some where they don't but aside from the rare show in a bar or a tiny club it'd be very odd for them not to have some sort of feedback on their playing.



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Billie definitely has some ear piece. Pretty sure Tre does too.

 

 

There'd be literally no reason for them not to and it's standard practice for them to, so I'd say yes. It's possible there are some shows where they do and some where they don't but aside from the rare show in a bar or a tiny club it'd be very odd for them not to have some sort of feedback on their playing.

thanks i just saw a photo the other day i didnt see any in billie or tre



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thanks i just saw a photo the other day i didnt see any in billie or tre

There are some really inconspicuous ones out there. If it was a large show it was probably just well-hidden, if it was a small show he might not have needed one.



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If DVDs came with a copy of the screenplay, they would be on the same level as CDs.

 

Excellent point, the lyrics are my favorite part of owning a CD. American Idiots linear notes is a work of art in itself


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Excellent point, the lyrics are my favorite part of owning a CD. American Idiots linear notes is a work of art in itself

I mean, it's kind of a stretch comparing them that way. I don't envision too many kids sitting down with their hundred page script and a pair of headphones to memorize all of Ace Ventura's dialogue.

The larger point was just that DVD packaging is sparse, bland and just generally lacking. What do they give you besides a printed menu of chapters and a lineup of the production company's other movies that they want you to buy?


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