Supertramp

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    I'm in one of "those" moods, just listening to various CDs and feeling kinda mellow. One of my favorites is Supertramp's "Breakfast in America." It makes me both happy and a bit melancholy at the same time...can't quite explain it.

    Anyone else enjoy this band from the 70's and 80's?
     
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    Yes. I liked the album cover as well.

    I also get that happy and melancholy feeling when listening to that album. "Breakfast in America" is one just a few albums that can bring on that kind of nostalgia.
     
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    I have the same reaction to it and I don't know why. It was on the top of the charts when I was in hs.
     
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    Didn't care much for Supertramp. One of the few bands from the 70's and 80's that never grew on me.
     
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    Oh yeh...Breakfast in America I love the melody of it..I could not understand what they were really singing about but I knew USA was about bacon and eggs in the morning and that alone was extraordinary, rich and full !!!

    It is funny that oldies songs comes around and all of the sundenly I understand what they are saying..wow...better late than never. Yep.
     
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    Me neither.
     
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    Still, acres better than Air Supply. I'll never forgive Australia for them...evah!
     
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    Same here. Their music had no balls. It's elevator music that doesn't need to be redone by the Boston Pops. Works just fine the way it is.
     
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    I loved that album at the time, I had forgotten all about it until I saw this thread, I used the hear the song *Goodbye Stranger* in my head when I was leaving peoples apartments early in the morning to go home.
     
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    liked it, but not loved it. period piece, not one for the ages
     
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    While never a major fanatic, I did own Breakfast in America, and "The Logical Song" was trendy amongst my set in middle school. Definitely a fairly unique joy/melancholy duality to their stuff, which was apropos for me at that stage of my life.

    To this day, if I'm in the right mood, "The Long Way Home" or "Goodbye, Stranger" can strike a soothingly nostalgic chord within me.

    But I've only ever been able to handle their stuff in small doses.
     
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    :biggrin1:..hehe....

    aha.. me too forgot this song...hummm it played a lot at my PE classes..the teacher name and face..all come to my mind...I used to run like chariots on fire guys...now I remember that movie also...

    Great to have memories, still get to remember things, before forget everything for real...the mind go all blank...ewwww...ok now.
     
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    I enjoy a lot of music from that time, but I get bored with it pretty quick though, its just not as technically savy, but from time to time its good.
     
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