Alphaville Forum - The Dreamroom  

Go Back   Alphaville Forum - The Dreamroom > Alphaville > Alphaville Discussion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08 Aug 2014, 20:36   #1
lunarclair
Dreamer
 
Join Date: 13 Oct 2012
Location: Ireland
Posts: 133
Why specifically do you love AV so much ?

What attracted you to AV in the first place?
-apart from the obvious (great songs etc)
Why do you think they are so special and different from other bands? I've been a fan for 30 years.❤️❤️❤️
lunarclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 09:24   #2
Clare
Alphanut
 
Clare's Avatar
 
Join Date: 31 Mar 2001
Location: By a river, near Fort William in view of Ben Nevis
Posts: 9,944
I don't know. A strange combination of the music, Marian's voice, mysterious lyrics....... No other band's music has that effect. 30 years here too.


"I've had many sobering thoughts in my life....
....it was them what drove me to drink!" [drunk]

Grandad, Only Fools and Horses (UK sitcom)
Clare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 09:48   #3
manu
Banned
 
Join Date: 30 Oct 2008
Location: Haguenau/ France
Posts: 654
I don't know why I love You...But I love You
Like Eric Cantona said at the Leeds Supporters when he came to play in England
manu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 10:59   #4
Mumu
Exclusive Fanclub Member
 
Mumu's Avatar
 
Join Date: 27 Sep 2012
Location: somewhere in the Center of France
Posts: 2,925
[smile2] Same for me. The music first, when I discovered the songs in 1985, then the lyrics, Marian's voice....


Whatever you do, never explain yourself : your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you.
Mumu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 12:12   #5
*ariAna*
maniac
 
*ariAna*'s Avatar
 
Join Date: 25 Feb 2008
Location: in the heart of the city, Bonn, Germany
Posts: 4,493
At first it's Marian's voice. Then comes the music.
I always fall for special voices without beeing able to describe what's catching me in particular. When it gives me creeps it's alright - and Marian's voice does it (not always but mostly).


G - O! Let's go!
*ariAna* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 15:22   #6
nicole
Dreamer
 
nicole's Avatar
 
Join Date: 24 Jun 2010
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1,937
I have to go with what everyone else is saying, definitely the music and Marian's beautiful voice. The music just is so great and meaningful. I listen to their music all the time and never get sick of it!! Oh and I can't forget about Marian's cuteness either!


nicole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 18:51   #7
wii
Dream Master
 
wii's Avatar
 
Join Date: 07 Nov 2000
Location: Denmark
Posts: 13,650
Very simple:

The music, the lyrics and the voice
wii is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09 Aug 2014, 18:57   #8
jetset
Dreamer
 
jetset's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02 Jul 2002
Location: FRANCE \ Nice
Posts: 2,260
Can we explain why a particular music moves us ? At the time, the first album has been a slap, because of the twist of the usual codes in arrangements and, of course, Marian's voice. Shivers, like when you meet a girl (or likewise a boy) and your heart bounces. Over the time the magic still operates, although there are some tracks I dislike. And then come songs like "Call Me" which blow your mind.


jetset is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10 Aug 2014, 10:13   #9
sophienoelle
Themaestro'sgirl
 
sophienoelle's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09 Apr 2004
Location: Pace, Florida, USA
Posts: 826
For me it was hearing "Lies" for the first time (1984/85? Gosh I'm old), followed by "Sounds Like A Melody" and of course "Forever Young" for the first time. "Lies" got me with the lyrics, and Marian's voice. Then I saw he was really cute (I was 14 yrs old and knew nothing about the meaning of the songs)
I had a real crush on him LOL.


“Therefore, let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.”
sophienoelle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10 Aug 2014, 13:59   #10
Richani
Party nut
 
Richani's Avatar
 
Join Date: 31 Oct 2008
Location: Langedijk, Oudkarspel - Holland
Posts: 8,692
Perfect music, perfect voice and Marians perfect looks. [love2] Being fan for 23 years now (I'm 27). Still can remember hearing FY on the radio when I was 3, and so angry that my dad couldnt play that song again when I asked for it. Didnt understand yet that a radio is not a tape that you can play over and over again


~~ Ријaнa [love2] Алфaвил ~

~You gotta fight, for your right to party~
Richani is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:20.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
design by wii