What The Black Keys album should I get?

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  1. tele_pathic

    tele_pathic Friend of Leo's

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    Ok, fan of TBK. Just got a $10 itunes card and been meaning to pick up one of their albums. What album should I buy first? Or should I just buy a selection of songs? If individual songs, what should I get?
     
  2. Leep Dog

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    My personal favorites are Rubber Factory and Magic Potion, so that's what I recommend. However, it depends on which flavor of Keys you like best. The newer stuff is more polished and has more hooks. I like the much rawer, garage sounds. Magic Potion has the most awesome, fuzzy-riff songs on it. They're all pretty good though.
     
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    Rubber Factory!!!
     
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    +1. But I like their newer stuff, too.
     
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    +1
     
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    10 A.M. Automatic
    All Hands Against His Own
    Stack Shot Billy
    Next Girl
    Tighten Up
    Ten Cent Pistol
    Howlin' for You

    Some faves that spring to mind.
     
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    buy the first one
     
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    AirBagTester Friend of Leo's

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    They're all good!

    Rubber Factory.
     
  10. Cunningham26

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    Rubber factory for blues, brothers if you like their new stuff. Magic potion is what got me hooked, it's a solid combination of old and new

    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Whatever you do, don't buy their newest one (El Camino). It's not bad per se, but just not a great representation of what they're all about, IMO.
     
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    It's a good album, but it's not their best
     
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    I'd buy the new one and then Rubber Factory.

    The new one is the best rock album I've heard in awhile. Little Black Submarines kills.
     
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    Thickfreakness for sure.
     
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    I'm putting this post in here so I can watch this thread.

    I grabbed the El Camino album, because it was on sale on Amazon. I need to get some more BK albums.
     
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    El Camino is the best album that's been released by anyone in a couple years IMO.
     
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    Still the best one IMHO.
     
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    Thickfreakness, then Rubber Factory (err... and maybe that one -don't remember the title but I think it's a EP- stuffed with covers of Jr Kimbrough songs)
     
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    Rubber Factory
    Thickfreakness
    The Big Come up
    Magic Potion
    the rest...
     
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    Chulahoma. One of my current favs.
     
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