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pgnpoet

Hey, wake up! How about a five year anniversary The Listening tour?

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I've not yet understood the quiessence of this forum.

Is everyone so comfortable that Lights has become so successful that there is no need to discuss how to promote her to make sure she continues to bless us with her music? Did her sudden domesticity, getting married and having a beautiful baby, make her too mundane?

I for one want to see where she goes with forging new territory in music and visual arts and am here to support her through thick and thin. And this forum of core fans seems to have gotten really thin.

Lights with her brilliant creativity can and will be the Bjork of this generation. But with the strange state of the music world today it only seems possible to happen with sufficient fan support, so she does not loose interest in continuing (as she hinted almost happened post-Siberria).

So it would be nice to see more discussion here in the forum regarding these prospects... hence the message.

Wouldn't it be great to see the entire The Listening album done in one concert, including dusting off Russell, where ever he is.

I am going to continue with more of this on the San Francisco concert review thread where this started including a little more description of that evening.

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I'd love a The Listening set, but that doesn't bring her to Europe and the rest of the world. It would be a brilliant, but I'd rather have her move on to new songs so I at least get a chance to see her again.

 

This place's dried up because forums are kind of old-fashioned and, like you stated, lots of people have moved on. Staying in a place with little hype isn't exactly encouraging. I hope I'll be proven wrong in the future though.

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Agree. Europe and the rest of the world deserve a good current tour of Little Machines. Hopefully that will happen and maybe I can take a vacation from California to see a concert outside this state.

And, as I noted with the current tour she is starting with a "bonus" off CD song and my recollection from her statements in interviews and maybe on stage, there is a lot more that did not make the record. I'd love to hear the "rejects" as a whole another album and tour.

Lights reported last week that an acoustic Little Machines album is pending. Maybe she will tour with that, which would be great too.

Still, I can wish for The Listening concert before the 10 year anniversary, can't I?

This forum may be going by the way of the Roman Colosseum, but what else is there? There is some secret site somewhat set up but what good is that?

I, for one, will continue to visit and post until Jeremy pulls the plug, if that can be done by a bug.

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This forum may be going by the way of the Roman Colosseum, but what else is there? There is some secret site somewhat set up but what good is that?

I, for one, will continue to visit and post until Jeremy pulls the plug, if that can be done by a bug.

Some of the major LightsArmy peeps are still connected via twitter, facebook etc. That's the best way to promote yourself nowadays. And I'd be lying if I said that last line didn't make me giggle!

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I am a five year veteran of LIghts Army. Its not about the internal communication- its about outreach and this forum just seems to be dead as a venue for outreach to new fans. What can be done about that???

 

I would love to see a LIghts concert in Amsterdam.- get a house boat room, go to the Van Gogh museum ...

 

I am there, at least in my dreams.

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I don't know what's up with this place getting quiet but it's certainly not a lack of love! I've seen more Lights love than ever, but I've found the world to be busier than ever so I assume we're all just keeping her locked away in our music library for on-the-go love when we can't quite get to the internet.
I'm seeing Lights in March for the second time (It's hard for us in the UK!!) and I plan on writing up the whole show, too. I've seen a couple fans from here posting elsewhere and showing up to do photography or the like! I guess it's just knowing where to look if nobody makes their way back to the good ol' source.

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I think it's mostly this forum isn't really advertised. And it's easier for people to keep updated with Lights news and interact with her through her social media.  
I still find myself coming back here every once in a while. I assume most people have gotten older and are busy with life/further education/work.

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I'm still here. :)

 

My feeling is that all of Lights' albums have all come at major turning points in my life. "The Listening" was there for me transitioning between high school and college; "Siberia" for when I had to begin thinking about what to do after university; "Little Machines" was there when I moved across the country. Sure, the music changes, but Lights stays the same.

 

When seen in that light, Lights and the community have always acted as a bit of an anchor for me; a relative constant in my life. I find myself coming back here mostly when I'm feeling down... maybe not a very healthy habit, but I suppose it helps a little.

 

What I really miss the most was enjoying the hustle and bustle of the chat room. There was always something fun going on, full of excited folks talking about the latest concert, trying to recall lyrics, or stressing out about homework. It made me feel like I was part of an intimate club of friends with an interest in common.

 

It's not too late to bring that back, you know.

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I used to go on here a lot and I'm kinda sad that it's dying. I still check back sometimes of course for I have not forgotten about it! I hope that one day we can restore it to its former glory. (Wow that sounded cheesy).

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