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    Nice Return To Form

    Been reading the forum, but it's been so long since I posted I am amazed I remembered my login and password. At least that part of my mind isn't gone yet. Downloaded Beautiful Friction from Itunes,...
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    Since I post about twice a year, I figured now is...

    Since I post about twice a year, I figured now is the time and this is the thread. Late on a Saturday night with my brain rejecting my body's pleas to finally get to bed this is the best I could do...
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    From the department of OK You Asked For It and...

    From the department of OK You Asked For It and the American Aliteration Association:

    From the favorite fixx files we have
    1. Camphor
    2. Don't Be Scared
    3. Never Mind What You Leave Behind (or...
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    You're welcome. There's too much misery and not...

    You're welcome. There's too much misery and not enough laughter to go around in this world.
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    I think you hit it right on the head. We're...

    I think you hit it right on the head. We're cloning sheep, pet cats, pop stars, komodo dragons and the like. We gentically alter food ( i love those oranges that are red on the inside) , and now that...
  6. Poll: It's a tough choice between Roger and Out, and...

    It's a tough choice between Roger and Out, and Are You Satisfied. R&O is a powerful, emotional song. Are You Satisfied is a masterpiece. Love JWO's guitar work on that one. The whole cd is...
  7. *Here* have a virtual tissue...

    *Here* have a virtual tissue...
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    Camphor, Don't Be Scared, I Live...ah hell, just...

    Camphor, Don't Be Scared, I Live...ah hell, just play anything...it's all good
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    Sticky: Here is a photo of me taken by my seven year old...

    Here is a photo of me taken by my seven year old daughter. Much better with the camera than her father, I might add...:)
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    WTL epitomizes everything I love about The Fixx. ...

    WTL epitomizes everything I love about The Fixx. No other band sounds like The Fixx, and The Fixx sound like no other band. Each new release is different from the last, there is no "let's go back to...
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    I for one think the band get better with each...

    I for one think the band get better with each release. That said, I think that Ink is a very, very good CD and one of my Fixx favorites. I like the way the CD finishes with One Jungle, Climb The...
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    I moved the site since I changed my ISP. The new...

    I moved the site since I changed my ISP. The new address is:www.home.earthlink.net/~ole83501/elo.htm

    I loved Zoom because I felt it was a good hybrid between the early ELO which just had a few...
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    My 14 year old stepson loves The Fixx. His first...

    My 14 year old stepson loves The Fixx. His first concert was the Fixx show at Taste of Colorado in 2001. He is awaiting anxiously for their return... :)
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    Off the top of my head: 1. All of Camphor 2....

    Off the top of my head:

    1. All of Camphor
    2. "can't get much higher than a falling stone that's been thrown from a bridge"
    3. "empty face reflects extinction" (very haunting)
    4. "as we skittle...
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    Chained to the past and loving it! Electric...

    Chained to the past and loving it!

    Electric Light Orchestra (I have a website devoted to these guys)
    Moody Blues
    Yes
    Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
    Asia (The latest album, AURA is awesome)
    Tears...
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    My favorite Fixxsong is Camphor. My other...

    My favorite Fixxsong is Camphor. My other favorites would be Don't Be Scared, Going Without (Elemental Version), I Live, Rediscover, Never Mind What You Leave Behind, Ships Are Safe in Harbor, One...
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    I started listening to records when I was 4. My...

    I started listening to records when I was 4. My mom's record player was one of those you had to let 'warm up' before you could hear anything. I listened to Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire, the Everly...
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    The City Lights Pavillion is a fairly intimate...

    The City Lights Pavillion is a fairly intimate venue, and it looks like it will be a great place to watch a show. There are some very well known acts booked there for this summer already. A week...
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    My tastes tend to lean mostly towards symphonic /...

    My tastes tend to lean mostly towards symphonic / progressive rock.
    My other favorites are ELO (shameless plug for their latest album ZOOM, which is fantastic), Moody Blues, Yes, Rush, Asia,...
  20. Although I've been a fan about 17 years now, I...

    Although I've been a fan about 17 years now, I finally saw the Fixx for the first time at the Taste Of Colorado last September. There was a very good crowd at the show (I'd estimate it at about 2,000...
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    Poll: Trying to pick my favorite Fixx album is like...

    Trying to pick my favorite Fixx album is like asking me which of my kids is my favorite. If I had to pick one, it would be Elemental. The Fixx albums get better and better, so I can't wait to hear...
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    Thanks for the info on the Phantoms tour video. I...

    Thanks for the info on the Phantoms tour video. I plan to get it when I have the spare cash (new baby on the way in june, so the family bank account already has a big priority! ...
  23. Thread: Welcome!

    by Bill Osborne
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    Jeff, this is a Cool Thing(TM)! You've outdone...

    Jeff, this is a Cool Thing(TM)! You've outdone yourself.
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    The Fixx were one of those bands I enjoyed...

    The Fixx were one of those bands I enjoyed hearing on the radio, but didn't bother buying any of their records. That changed in 1986 when I heard Secret Separation. I can't really pinpoint the...
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