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by beaker73
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: New stuff from Pete this year?
Replies: 49
Views: 3347

Re: New stuff from Pete this year?

Vinyl Me Please have it as a VMP Exclusive (300 copies in magenta coloured vinyl):
https://www.vinylmeplease.com/products/ ... ing-equal/
by beaker73
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Courtney Barnett - Unplugged
Raymond v/h Groenewoud - Speel
The Thrills - So Much For The City
Simple Minds - Sisters Feelings Call (first UK pressing)
Isobel Campbell - There Is No Other
all vinyl.
by beaker73
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

I can imagine it could become a chore, when it should be a fun thing.
But yeah, keep me posted, I’d like that. Cheers!
by beaker73
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

You and I must have exactly the same taste. Room is one of my favorite Simple Minds songs especially off of the first 3 records. That and Pleasantly Disturbed from Life In A Day. That one is an epic long track. Both done live on the 5 X 5 tour. I will look. I may well have that Rockpalast show as m...
by beaker73
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: LP buying issues re: prices.
Replies: 6
Views: 644

Re: LP buying issues re: prices.

Funny thing reading your post as I myself had a similar experience this week. I saw the Kruder & Dorfmeister KD Sessions box set at my local store for 60 euro’s. Later, at home I did a search online and found it was 10 euros cheaper in a german online store with free shipping. That’s not a price dif...
by beaker73
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: new Aliens?
Replies: 26
Views: 1855

Re: new Aliens?

Ordered! Great thing with downloads in the order mail, nice touch, that!
by beaker73
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Deluxe versions of other Spiritualized albums
Replies: 16
Views: 1298

Re: Deluxe versions of other Spiritualized albums

I would go for a comprehensive Spiritualized at the BBC boxset, sorta like the one the Super Furries did. All the sessions and maybe a couple of full Glastonbury gigs.
by beaker73
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP Neal Casal
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: RIP Neal Casal

Very sad news indeed. Such a wonderful musician. Love his solo work, especially Basement Dreams, his work with Ryan Adams and the Cardinals and Hazy Malaze: their first album is a lot of fun, upbeat groovy rock music, with more than a sniff of The Meters. He will be missed.
by beaker73
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Ten bands one cause
Replies: 11
Views: 1321

Re: Ten bands one cause

Ha, beat me to it, just came here to post this :D
https://www.srcvinyl.com/music/ten-band ... LSKjVG0dbQ
by beaker73
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rarest SPZ releases
Replies: 40
Views: 2851

Re: Rarest SPZ releases

There is that vinyl edition of LAG that was sold together with some record cover display frame. That one’s supposed to have the elvis version of the title track. That has to be a different cut than the original pressing and the Plain edition. And it’s rare. I should have got that one when it was rel...
by beaker73
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Oh man, that would be great! Cheers!
Will give Life ain a Day a spin tonight, haven’t heard it in ages.
by beaker73
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

It's the albums up to and including Sparke in the Rain for me. I do like Once upon a time, because I played it to death when I was a kid (not to mention live in the city of light) But there is one particular thing I am curious about. I used have a Rock Palast broadcast of a pre-NGD gig that had an e...
by beaker73
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Wow, what a great gift you got there. Have you thought about what you’re gonna do with the tapes? Digitize ‘m and share them perhaps? #askingforafriend :D
But really, just curious.
by beaker73
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stereolab - where to start?
Replies: 57
Views: 10422

Re: Stereolab - where to start?

There is also this pretty decent compilation:
[url][https://www.discogs.com/Stereolab-Seren ... /30738/url]
by beaker73
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Stage time tonight (Amsterdam)
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Stage time tonight (Amsterdam)

Yep, that was it.
by beaker73
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 4568

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

I think I would find that setlist quite hard work. I can understand the whole album thing with orchestra, choir and all the bells and whistles, but with just a core band? Strikes me as a bit of a snoozefest. It was a bit of a snoozefest. Playing ANH completely wit all the midtempo ballads was a bit...
by beaker73
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Stage time tonight (Amsterdam)
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Stage time tonight (Amsterdam)

bzfgt wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:39 am
Is this the correct/complete setlist? It looks like the same as the Fall, minus "Hold On" and "Out of Sight"...
?
by beaker73
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Steve Mason track, LP, UK Tour
Replies: 10
Views: 2473

Re: New Steve Mason track, LP, UK Tour

Listening to this now. Sounds pretty good. Rocket is great indeed, as is the title track. Can’t help but wonder how much better sound quality wise ANH would have sounded if Jason had used a proper mixing engineer. I mean if Steve Mason - not a big seller, is he? - can afford Stephen Street, so could...
by beaker73
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Taste - The Telescopes
Replies: 15
Views: 1755

Re: Taste - The Telescopes

I checked out that compilation, too. But some people are not too wild about the sound quality, masteringwise. So I decided to go for the OG creation lp and take it from there ;)
by beaker73
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Taste - The Telescopes
Replies: 15
Views: 1755

Re: Taste - The Telescopes

Never heard of this band before this thread here. Made me check 'm out. Taste is, well not my taste. It's good, but I know I won't play it much. The selftitled one on the other hand: really like it. I took a punt on a original vinyl copy which is on its way to me now. Can't wait to blast it over the...
by beaker73
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spread Your Wings (Pure Phase)
Replies: 19
Views: 3088

Re: Spread Your Wings (Pure Phase)

Here's my old rip of the whole Select Exclusives tape, in flac:
https://we.tl/t-B0VyyrgoPc
Be quick, files disappear on jan 31st!
by beaker73
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Mercury Rev
Replies: 12
Views: 1872

Re: New Mercury Rev

Just found out that Mercury Rev have live recordings on bandcamp! Got a show from 2002 for €8 or something that was hires/24 bits and sounds great!
Wouldn’t it be great if Jason did something like this? One can always dream ;)
by beaker73
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Screaming Trees- Dust Deluxe 2CD
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: Screaming Trees- Dust Deluxe 2CD

Funny, that. Got that same cd a couple of weeks ago. The mastering on it is quite good, too, sounds better than the original cd and/or cd-singles.
by beaker73
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rolling Boxset Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16390

Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

I preordered the SFA BBC set this morning. Was too late for the super deluxe version with the extra live album. But that one was limited to 150 or something copies.
edit: the 4 lp vinyl version is gone now, too.
by beaker73
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: And Nothing Hurt - physical versions
Replies: 51
Views: 11223

Re: And Nothing Hurt - physical versions

No signature on the silver one here also and I would like to say that the silver version sounds way better than the orange pressing. It has much more dynamics.. Funny, that the silver pressing sounds better, it appears to have the same deadwax info as the orange version. So they should sound the sa...
by beaker73
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 806
Views: 109178

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

The Morning After is a bit too much a sequel to Hey Jane, for my taste. Also not too keen on the saxophones in that track.
Love sax solo's on the other tracks, though.
by beaker73
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 806
Views: 109178

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

Anyone here familiar with Loudon Wainwright III (Rufus'dad). I think The Lonely Rock 'n roller in Let's Dance is a nod to his song Motel Blues, which opens with "In this town the television shuts off at two; What can a lonely rock 'n roller do".
by beaker73
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Primal Scream : The Original Memphis Recordings
Replies: 32
Views: 6161

Re: Primal Scream : The Original Memphis Recordings

mkb started a thread on this also. It’s an odd choice for this type of release, since GODGU isn’t too well regarded. It’s a mixed bag, but I quite like it myself, but I’m in the minority, I think. Anyway, I’m interested in hearing this, but it’s not an automatic buy. Especially since the vinyl relea...
by beaker73
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 806
Views: 109178

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

thanks for posting that Q mag. I’m so psyched for the album to arrive. Still managed to hold off listening to the already releases tracks. I want to sit down with a glass of wine and listen to it in one sitting, on vinyl :mrgreen:
by beaker73
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 806
Views: 109178

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2018

It can (and I wouldn't rule it out), but I think that if the album is released next week then it's more likely to be a digital release with pre-orders open for the physical album to ship when it's ready. I agree. Would love this to happen. Let us download and order a special edition box set of the ...
by beaker73
Tue May 08, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue
Replies: 112
Views: 15114

Re: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue

Thanks mate. Got mine today. Lovely pressing. Although not all that different from the plain reissue, to be honest. I did a quick a-b sorta test (I don't usually do this sorta thing), and there are differences but subtle. Bass is a little tighter on the new one and it sounds a little more balanced, ...
by beaker73
Sat May 05, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: L&GWAFIS - 2012 Art Vinyl Pressing
Replies: 6
Views: 1025

Re: L&GWAFIS - 2012 Art Vinyl Pressing

So, how does it sound?
by beaker73
Sat May 05, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue
Replies: 112
Views: 15114

Re: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue

Keep checking discog and put it on your want list. You'll get email notifications when a new one pops up. I got one coming my way I paid £39 for and the day after I took the plunge one showed up that was only £29 :cry:
Oh well, first world problems :mrgreen:
by beaker73
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Bloemfontein - the longer now
Replies: 55
Views: 4711

Re: Bloemfontein - the longer now

Funny how things sometimes work. I remember having a couple of mp3's that I downloaded probably after reading this thread. And that I always enjoyed hearing them when they turned up when the old ipod was in shuffle mode. And now the revived thread made me google for a download and found a blog by on...
by beaker73
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Curious if anyone who has just recently gotten into Acetone has any thoughts now that you've had some time to dive in. I finished the book, Hadley, Lee, Lightcap , and loved it. Definitely recommended. I've been listening to Acetone fairly regurarly ever since I discovered them this summer. And I'm...
by beaker73
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Yes! Thank you very much for sharing!
by beaker73
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview
Replies: 33
Views: 12985

Re: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview

Thnx, that's quite the list.
One would think that, since the gig was recorded, it would have been out there somewhere.
by beaker73
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview
Replies: 33
Views: 12985

Re: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview

can anyone point me towards where I can find a complete recording of the '97 washington 9:30 club gig? the tracks that are on the live cd in the box set are great, and that version of stormy clouds/ reprise that's in the video is also from that gig and one of my favourite pieces of music period. thn...
by beaker73
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview
Replies: 33
Views: 12985

Re: Urban Hymns at 20: Nick McCabe interview

Supposedly there are wav-flies floating about of the unreleased youtube-tracks. Anyone found 'm yet?
by beaker73
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Seems Yorke Blvd is pretty easy to find new, I ordered one yesterday through amazon.de, for a regular price. Can't wait to spin it...
by beaker73
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Thanks for all input on this band. I'm really liking what I've heard so far. It's great to discover new - well, at least to me - music like this! :D :D :D
by beaker73
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

nicholas wrote:The Ballad of Richie Lee from Amazing Grace is about their singer and bass player who overdosed 2001.
Aha, ok, I was wondering about that.
by beaker73
Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Thnx mate!
by beaker73
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Cindy would be the one to start with. Sublime from top to bottom. I like the later ones, but they can feel a bit relentlessly slow and quiet sometimes. Like slowcore country or something I never did get round to getting York Blvd, y'know :oops: York Blvd. is closer in style to Cindy than their slow...
by beaker73
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Is the tracklist of the LITA release a good one?
by beaker73
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Thanks for the response you guys. I will check 'm out!
by beaker73
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Re: Acetone compilation on LITA

Can you compare them to another band, as in 'they sound a bit like...'? :wink:
by beaker73
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Acetone compilation on LITA
Replies: 55
Views: 12652

Acetone compilation on LITA

Got an email from Light In The Attic yesterday they're releasing a compilation of Acetone, a band which appearantly comes recommended by J Spaceman. Personally, I've never heard of 'm. Anyone here know Acetone? Are they any good?

https://lightintheattic.net/releases/3197-1992-2001
by beaker73
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5193
Views: 444374

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

New FADS - Beatlemania!

https://youtu.be/hoSUqBuVpyo
by beaker73
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Forthcoming 2017 Albums
Replies: 18
Views: 5150

Re: Forthcoming 2017 Albums

Oh man, this year is gonna hurt my wallet :mrgreen:
Especially all those deluxe limited edition type things. The new Gorillaz : double lp plus book €70. And I know I am going to order it anyway. :roll:
by beaker73
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: CD Comp Swap
Replies: 42
Views: 15416

Re: CD Comp Swap

Count me in!
by beaker73
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Banning of a forumite
Replies: 54
Views: 18578

Re: Banning of a forumite

Haven't posted anything for quit some time, but have been lurking on a daily basis, mostly in the Music section. So I missed this whole thing, until yesterday when I decided to check some other topics. Anyway, like others before me, I just want to express my thanks to the mods and all the members fo...
by beaker73
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: So these Verve reissues
Replies: 96
Views: 27446

Re: So these Verve reissues

I agree with Si Jones's comments- even at their most commercial The Verve were much more interesting than Oasis, with much better influences going on. they are in a bit of a weird situation where because of the huge success of Urban Hymns they almost have two different fanbases. the early fans thin...
by beaker73
Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: So these Verve reissues
Replies: 96
Views: 27446

Re: So these Verve reissues

the fade between Make it till Monday and Blue is missing, leaving a jarring effect apparently. on the original publicity the DVD also contained the videos for the early singles and a song 'staring stranger' has been omitted from the Camden gig. not sure if these will be rectified. may take the plun...
by beaker73
Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: So these Verve reissues
Replies: 96
Views: 27446

Re: So these Verve reissues

In the booklet for ASIH John Leckie says he recorded all the jam sessions to DAT, cause they had no songs. So there must be something in the vaults. Would love to hear some of those!
by beaker73
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: So these Verve reissues
Replies: 96
Views: 27446

Re: So these Verve reissues

It's a nice package and the Loco sessions on disc 3 are ace, the booklet makes for a depressing read tho! I agree on both accounts. I remember reading somewhere that Funkadelic was a big inspiration for ANS and those loco sessions prove it. Such a loose groove going n there. Brilliant stuff. The ra...
by beaker73
Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Late Night Tales David Holmes
Replies: 10
Views: 2157

Late Night Tales David Holmes

This certainly looks nice: http://latenighttales.co.uk/product.php ... vid-holmes
Preordered the numbered white vinyl!
by beaker73
Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Primal Scream - 'Chaosmosis' [2016]
Replies: 78
Views: 8762

Re: Primal Scream - 'Chaosmosis' [2016]

Not too excited by the new album, even after multiple listens. But this news though made my heart jump a bit:
http://www.creation-records.com/primal- ... -on-vinyl/
by beaker73
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Copyright query
Replies: 4
Views: 1011

Re: Copyright query

I was lead to believe that the venue does have some credits to the recording if released commercially or broadcast publicly. I once pre-ordered an official download of a Black Crowes gig in the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam I attended, but never actually got it, cause TBC couldn't get permission...
by beaker73
Fri May 29, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: London Calling Festival Amsterdam
Replies: 0
Views: 1103

London Calling Festival Amsterdam

This just in, from the Paradiso mailing list, Spiritualized plays the London Calling Festival at the Paradiso, Amsterdam on Friday, 30th october. On the website it also states, in Dutch, that a new album is expected in september. Maybe that's no news to you guys (haven't been around these parts for ...
by beaker73
Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Verve : Storm In Heaven 3xLP Japanese Reissue
Replies: 27
Views: 2326

Re: Verve : Storm In Heaven 3xLP Japanese Reissue

I'm curious about this. How can it sound better than the original lp when the bootleggers, presumably, didn't have acces to the original mastertapes? I have an original copy of ASIH on vinyl, and a bit worse for wear as it may be, it sounds vastly superior to the cd, which I assume woulde be the sou...
by beaker73
Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2552
Views: 344946

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

and, erm...
One Direction - Midnight Memories (picture disc) (bought for my daughter as she was interested in my records and asked whether 1D have any... bought it as a surprise for her[/quote]

That's really sweet :wink: