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    It's a tough one but I guess OU812. It followed a similar pattern to 5150 but fell short in terms of production and liveliness. I would really like OU812 better if it was remastered.
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    It's hard to decide, but I'd also say OU812. The songs are good, but the production is terrible. It needs to be remixed and remastered.
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    Balance is my least favorite. Although I really love it, I think it's the weakest because of the instumentals like strung out.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by diggyd:
    It's a tough one but I guess OU812. It followed a similar pattern to 5150 but fell short in terms of production and liveliness. I would really like OU812 better if it was remastered.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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    I'd say 5150.

    Okay, go ahead and shoot...

    Just the drum sound, and "Love Walks In" & "Dreams" really spoil it for me.

    I can work through bad production y'know? But those two songs are just like falling into a vat of marshmallow and being forced to eat your way out.

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    This one is harder than the DLR question...

    Probably Balance. If you listen closely, you can almost hear the tension in the music. [img]smilies/frown.gif[/img]

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    Tough call... I guess I would pick OU812 as my least fav of the Sammy era...
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    I love all the Sammy-era albums but if I had to pick one that I thought was the weakest, it would probably be "Balance."

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    OU812. Weak production. Mikey, where are you? [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img] Awfully similiar to VH3, except I like VH3 more than OU812.
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    I would say 5150 but overall it's a good album. To bad it's got filler like "get up", cheese ballads like "love walks in" and songs that are mediocre like "good enough."

    F.U.C.K. IMO is a great rock album. I know many people here dislike the production but I love it. I love the huge EQing of bass, thick guitar tone, big drums and grooving bass (yes, I can hear the bass on this one.)

    Balance is another good one although it has a few sore spots such as "Can't Stop Lovin' You", and "Strung Out/Not Enough."

    I'd have to go with OU812 here. It's a really diverse album but the production isn't too good and some of the songs are just ridiculous (i.e. "Source of Infection" and "Sucker in a 3 piece."

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    OU812.

    Sounds like they dragged the master tapes through mud before putting it on the album. [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img]
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    for me, it's FUCK. which is kinda harsh, because there are some good songs on it. i liked ed's guitar tone, for the most part, but some of the songs were badly written, as in "when's sammy gonna think of some real lyrics?" as well: spanked. worst song ever. 'nuff said.
    i can deal with the bad production of ou812 because there are alot of good tunes on it.

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    OU812.

    Not only did the production suck, but so did the majority of the songs.

    When It's Love (which has begun to grate on me)
    Source Of Infection
    Feels So Good
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    Sucker In A Three Piece
    A Apolitical Blues

    All pretty much filler, to me.

    After VH3, OU812 is my least favorite VH album.
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    I'd have to take OU812 on this one. Some great songs, but the sound totally brings it down. Having said that, I think Balance is the only Sammy VH album that really NAILED the sound.

    I really can't understand why When It's Love is so popular. I like the ballads, but this is probably the weakest one that VH ever did.

    Plus, Sammy really dropped the ball with several of his lyrics on OU812; Sucker, Source, Black and Blue. Funny too, because Mine All Mine have some of the best lyrics Sammy has ever written.

    Not a bad album, but the weakest of the four; and weaker than VH 3. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

 

 

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