Talk:Battle For The Planet Of The Apes

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Only one thing is worst than hearing this on record, and it's hearing it live. Scary bad. Whenever the band complain about not being taken seriously and hating the nerd rock tag, I think of them playing this song. (Mr Tuck)

Mrtuck, how about including some kind of preceding title instead of just dropping your crap on the talk page, so that your comments don't appear in the recent changes. I already have to pretty much avoid the entire talk namespace for songs, so thanks for that. -TDK (talk) 08:29, 4 July 2015 (EDT)
Having a bad day? (Mr Tuck)
Though I often disagree with Mr Tuck 'round these parts, this is one time where I'm compelled to come to his defense. Though I doubt the "nerd rock" tag has been applied just because of this, I will say that most (if not all) of the Apes tracks are nearly unlistenable. That's often the fate of improvised tracks like these: atonal in-jokes that must have been funny to the band as they kidded among themselves between shows but don't translate well for general consumption. (Items like "Somebody Took My Eyeball" are only marginally better.)
Generally, I'm okay with the "People vs. Apes" part of the shows--I wanna hear the regular songs too but I get the band's need to have a little fun. Plus you usually get some prime Flans showman banter. But for those who are going to their shows for the meat'n'potatoes rock, this shtick (and stuff like The Avatars Of They) can be unbearably tedious. --MisterMe (talk) 16:28, 27 July 2016 (EDT)
I actually enjoy these types of things. Granted, not as much as the normal songs, but they are fun to put into playlists every now and then to spice things up. These types of things can help to really liven a show up, and it's fun to have recorded versions to understand how weird (weird being a good term here) their live shows can get. Please note that, in this case, I'm placing the Ape Songs into a bucket along with songs like Disappointing Show. -Bouncer15111