Paul's Boutique is 30 years old today... let's poll it

Only one that springs to mind is MF DOOM sampling Glass Onion. Not sure what constitutes a legitimate release though. Fondle Em were pretty lo fi.

Yeah, kind of agree with that. But if I’m picking a track for a mixtape or something, then it’s got to be The Sounds Of Science or Egg Man (bloodclat!). But usually I’ll have to listen to the whole thing.

Must say though - this album was totally lost on me at the time. I think I actually returned it to Our Price. Wasn’t until years later that I realised I liked it.

I really struggled to pick a top 3. So much good stuff on there.

Btw - this is the best Beastie Boys video (and therefore one of the best videos of all time). It’s a crime it’s been so overshadowed by the later ones.

Brilliant live(?) version of the song used on it too.

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This was my introduction to PB. Saw it on MTV 120 mins which i always recorded. Confused the hell out of me at first cos it wasn’t as rock or as bratty as ‘LTI’ but cos i had it on video i kept hearing it and eventually got it. I’m sure the amazing video had something to do with that too.

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I don’t think I really heard this album until like 1999.

On my first trip to NYC I went to the crossroads where the album cover was shot. Inevitably it had changed so much to get a point of reference.

Really enjoyed this!

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