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Postcards From Paradise (album)
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28 March 2015
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I think it's just the reality of the music business now that record companies have to be crafty with their marketing. These aren't meant to be exclusive editions, it's just ways to get anticipation up for the album while reaching the audience across various outlets.

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Sorry but would it not just be easier to release the damn album or make it all available for streaming in one place than making each song available on different websites meaning we have to run around finding them?

Surely I cant be the only one thinking "just give me the fecking music and stop all this bollocks"? Have we finally reached the limits of having 45 different "exclusive" versions with bonus goodies at different stores depending on the day of the week that we now have to put up with albums being dripped out to 12 different sites which we have to visit to hear the music. blue-meanie

I'm pretending it's 20 years ago and waiting for the album to come out to hear it.

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meanmistermustard said

Sorry but would it not just be easier to release the damn album or make it all available for streaming in one place than making each song available on different websites meaning we have to run around finding them?

Surely I cant be the only one thinking "just give me the fecking music and stop all this bollocks"? Have we finally reached the limits of having 45 different "exclusive" versions with bonus goodies at different stores depending on the day of the week that we now have to put up with albums being dripped out to 12 different sites which we have to visit to hear the music. blue-meanie

I'm pretending it's 20 years ago and waiting for the album to come out to hear it.

Me too! We only have a few more days to go! ahdn_ringo_09

28 March 2015
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^ I hope we get a retail release down here.

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heard twice. better than 2012 but inferior to y not, for me. not a masterpiece but enjoiable. best tracks: island in the sun, bamboula, you broke the party down

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The title track was... interesting. I read in Rolling Stone that Ringo wrote a bunch of Beatles songs' titles on an envelope and gave it to Todd Rundgren, who strung them into a song. Certainly believable. 

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heard twice. better than 2012 but inferior to y not, for me. not a masterpiece but enjoiable. best tracks: island in the sun, bamboula, you broke the party down

I'll be a mallrat tomorrow, I have to remember to check the local stores to see if they have it.

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The Easter Bunny delivered it to my door today. I'm listening to it in the morning.

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I have it stored on my mp3 player. I am saving it for the long flight to London. I'll have it and some shows from @Into the Sky with Diamonds to keep me company on the trip.

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Maybe it'll grow on me, but I only thought a few of the songs were good. It wasn't bad...just kind of what you would expect from a Ringo album. I think he's done better in the last 15 years.

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Sad, not out until the 17th here and no local retail release :(

He needs a new record company. I'll pick it up next time I buy something off the net.

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From the Examiner:

As part of the promotion for Ringo's new “Postcards From Paradise” album, a contest to design a postcard inspired by the album is now underway. Grand prize is $500 and a Ringo Starr prize pack. Deadline is May 1. Information is on the Creative Allies site.

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Q magazine review for Postcards from Paradise: 

Still fab, and getting better: 11 thumpingly likable toe-tappers. The bad news is that Ringo's singing is no better than when he honked through Boys on The Beatles first album, 52 years ago. The good news is that, despite pushing 75, it's no worse. And the really good news is that it is his best album since 2005's Choose Love. Song quality is key; at home writing cheery or wistful postcards rather than deep and meaningful navel-gazing, Ringo had yarns to spin, vibes to spread and lucky stars to thank, and is surrounded by such top-notch musos as Joe Walsh, Benmont Tench, Dave Stewart, Richard Marx, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather, Todd Rundgren and Glen Ballard to help the memories conga out of the grooves or link arms and sway. And those puddingy drums still wallop, a pleasure in itself. (Three stars) Download: Bamboula, Postcards from Paradise, Rory and the Hurricanes, Confirmation. - By Mat Snow.

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Listening to this album for the first time today, in honour of Ringo's anniversary of birth, and I especially like the title track and Island In The Sun. a-hard-days-night-ringo-10

I counted the Beatles song titles in 'Postcards From Paradise', and there are twenty-seven; plus his mentions of 'I'm The Greatest' and 'Back Of Boogaloo'. Little Girl keeps asking me to play it again. 

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Chris Carter (Breakfast with the Beatles on Sirius/XM) played rain songs this morning and included Rory and the Hurricanes. On this date in 1964, the Beatles were diverted to Key West because of Hurricane Dora. Joe's page: https://www.beatlesbible.com/1.....al-canada/ (you joker, you, Paul McCartney )

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