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  The Replacements - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Replacements (also known as The 'Mats or The Mats, from the insult of a detractor who joked the band's name was 'The Placemats', which the band then adopted) were a seminal alternative rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Replacements would release seven albums and one EP in the ten years from 1981 to 1990 before they broke up in 1991 and would tour with such people and bands as R.E.M. and Tom Petty.
While the move cost the Replacements appreciation of some hardcore fans, the album had a number of strong songs, mostly notably "Achin' to Be" and "I'll Be You", which topped Billboard's Modern Rock chart.
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 The Replacements (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Replacements is a film directed by Howard Deutch in 2000, starring Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton and Orlando Jones.
Though they are precluded from playing in the playoff spot they earned for the Sentinels, the replacement players are able to return to their lives with their heads held higher, knowing that they had finally been given their moment of glory.
Keanu Reeves was offered a tryout with the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL, due to his performance in The Replacements; the film was shot at the Ravens' stadium (MandT Bank Stadium) during the preseason.
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 The Replacements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You always had a sense of how much they'd started out hoping for and what they felt they had to settle for, and their outrage and disappointment was the electrical current that ran in between.
The Replacements should be remembered for more than that: they weren't just a sloppy good-time band who accidentally found ways to tap into our slurred, undefined feelings of inadequacy and insecurity.
The Replacements may have forgotten the flowers and the candy, figuratively speaking, but they always delivered on the goods that mattered, the words and music that cut close to the bone.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/97/11/06/THE_REPLACEMENTS.html   (856 words)

 Two Memorable Bands from One Forgettable Decade (NY Rock)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Replacements were beer-bloated punk-poets direct from Minneapolis, whereas the Furs were deep, dark Brit popsters with an arty bent.
Funny and reckless, The Replacements were just a few years out of time; if they came wandering out of the mid-west today, they’d be offered a sitcom or a talk show in a heartbeat.
Part of The Replacements’ charm was their willingness to fall flat on their faces, as proved by the second disc’s mix of live curiosities and B-side catastrophes.
www.nyrock.com /features/eighties.htm   (853 words)

 The Replacements. A Hollywood Jesus Visual Film Review.
These replacements were once professional athletes who either had been injured in some form or had obstacles get in there way, either way they were thought upon as washed up-has beens.
The replacements did win their final game because they knew this was there second chance and they were taking it.
The Replacements is a film that in many ways addresses the concepts of all people addressing and seeking after their dreams.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /replacements.htm   (2931 words)

 "This ain't no blues, this is white boys who ain't got a job..." - The Replacements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Replacements tune on the radio was left of the dial at Vanderbilt's 91 Rock back when I was in college.
Those were the days when "alternative" was not yet a word used to describe music and bands like the Replacements, R.E.M., Husker Du, the Violent Femmes and others were referred to as "college rock", "cutting edge", and some other terms I no longer recall.
When Rhodes College's station switched formats in the late '80s, I was reduced to waiting 'til the middle of the night to hear any new music on the radio for only a few hours a night.
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 The Replacements and Paul Westerberg
Replacements indeed - these guys sound like just about any other 80s college rock band, but they're so faceless they don't compare easily to anyone.
I'm not sure anyone is going to get a lot out of tracking down every last record they did, but the better ones (including some of their post-breakup solo efforts) are good clean fun.
In a weird twist of fate, the Replacements originated in Minneapolis, also home to Prince and Hüsker Dü (must be something strange in the water).
www.warr.org /replacements.html   (1723 words)

 Lebanon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1946, after independence (26 November 1941) the Lebanese government replaced the old curriculum program, coming from the French mandate, by new ones and the Arabic language was imposed upon all schools as a primary language, mandatory in the different phases of education.
They remained in office temporarily in a caretaker role prior to the appointment of replacements, as outlined by the constitution.
In response, Hezbollah organized a large counter-demonstration, staged on March 8 in Beirut, supporting Syria and accusing Israel and the United States of meddling in internal Lebanese affairs.
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 The Replacements: Pleased to Meet Me ---Ink Blot Magazine
The Replacements began in 1979 as a punk/hardcore band taking a sloppier approach to what fellow Twin Cities rockers Hüsker Dü were trying to do.
If you ask Replacements fans which album they consider the band's best, almost all would say Let it Be or Tim.
Any one of them could be playing on a radio station somewhere right now by a DJ in need of a Replacement fix.
www.inkblotmagazine.com /rev-archive/Replacements_Pleased.htm   (544 words)

 The Replacements (2000): Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones - PopMatters Film Review
A really pointless challenge -- they know fully well that, as replacements, they are replaceable, and their NFL careers will end with the strike or the season.
The Replacements does not ask the audience to ponder what it means to be an All-American guy, or where football fits into that identity.
And yet, The Replacements is bearable, mainly because of its utter lack of pretense, its focus on glory for regular guys, not prima donna pros.
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 YouTube - The Replacements 1981 7th Street Entry
The whole set is available for dl at the Twin Tone site in the Replacements section, also with a bunch of great pics.
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 The Replacements
That they'll manage this, albeit with 'side-splitting' difficulty, is presumed (why break formula in the climax, of all places?); ergo, after they lost their first match, I wondered why a theatre should bother projecting the remaining reels at all.
It's not as if The Replacements is entertaining enough to supersede the foreordained, unless your idea of fun is not one but three prostitutions of Gaynor's "I Will Survive", or a nervous vomit sequence (if you saw Any Given Sunday, what you're now experiencing is called déjà vu).
We learn that football is for heroes, but cheerleading is a dishonourable trade--the head of the cheerleading squad must also ply in a more legitimate profession, as a barkeep in her deceased father's establishment, thus permitting moments in which she bonds with Falco by fondly carressing old photographs.
www.filmfreakcentral.net /screenreviews/replacements.htm   (510 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Replacements: DVD: Keanu Reeves,Gene Hackman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Naturally, despite squabbling and bickering, a roguish camaraderie develops through a mixture of racial infighting, harassment from the striking professionals, and a big bar brawl--after which they're all thrown in jail and perform the most improbable impromptu dance number ever committed to film.
The Replacements is a cracking, feel good movie, with a great soundtrack, which matches the film completely.
And since all the players have been replaced, the cheerleaders need to be replaced too.
www.amazon.ca /Replacements-Keanu-Reeves/dp/B00003CXLV   (1561 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Replacements
For a time the world's best rock'n'roll band — proof that those who missed the '60s could still build something great on the crass and hollow corpse of '70s music — Minneapolis' Replacements began as juvenile punks whose give-a-shit attitude masked the seeds of singer/guitarist/songwriter Paul Westerberg's self-destructive genius for injecting sensitivity into flat-out chaos.
A band album in name only, Westerberg used session players (including the three other Replacements) to craft lightweight songs that resemble the Replacements, but lack fire, content, imagination and tension.
While slight, the punchy "Pool and Dive" and the poppy "Message to the Boys" are suitably ragged and familiarly charming.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=replacements   (1265 words)

 The Replacements
Kiefer Sutherland and Eddie Izzard are a lion and a koala, respectively, in "The Wild." You may not have seen it in theaters, but not to worry -- it's out on DVD now.
The Replacements, as with just about everything else coming out of Hollywood, merely reconfigures the same predictable gross-out jokes, sentimental platitudes, and decorative sex that figure into half the screenplays in circulation.
The setting of The Replacements is professional football but its intellectual context is high school.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/replacements   (790 words)

 YouTube - The Replacements - 1981 -
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 world book encyclopedia replacements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 The Replacements
wasn't old enough to experience The Replacements in their time, and all the Pavement albums in the world will never change that.
But it also proves the irrevocable fact that, quite simply, The Replacements matter.
On disk two (Nothing For All), we get glimpses of Reprise-era 'Mats at their most unvarnished, and discover the thick reservoir of soul that ran through the band's core.
www.rock-the-world.com /mats.html   (741 words)

 Amazon.com: The Replacements: DVD: Keanu Reeves,Gene Hackman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hackman's Coach knows that the men he wants to be his replacements are great, he is frustrated that life hasn't shown them that and he wants to set them up for success, not failure.
I'm not a foot ball fan of any sort, but I love The Replacements, a film about heart and scabs and set against the obscene salary demands of NFL players.
Hackman (tell me a bad Hackman movie?) reprises his role as a coach who is possibly a better leader (or are they the same?) as he began with Norman Dale in Hoosiers.
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 The Replacements (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 The Replacements - AOL Music
However, the drug-lord has hired replacements to finished the job and kill the hitman.
Howard Deutch directs The Replacements, a comdey losely based on the NFL strike of 1987, starring Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones,...
Download, listen and watch The Replacements music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
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 SoundtrackNet : The Replacements Soundtrack
The Replacements was a slightly amusing film about a major league team who gets a whole slew of out of shape, unruly replacement players when the real players go on strike.
Beginning with "The Replacements Remix", an almost six-minute long recap of most of the themes in the film with a pulse pounding techno rock beat, synth elements, and dialogue from the film.
It got my foot tapping, and that was a good sign - not once did I find the hard-techno elements to be annoying, as I find they can be sometimes.
www.soundtrack.net /soundtracks/database/?id=2609   (543 words)

 VH1.com : The Replacements : Artist Main
Originally, the band was called the Impediments, but they changed their name...
Replacements — Well, Some Of Them — Reunite For New Songs
The 90s were all over the place; Grunge, Alternative, Goth, R&B...we put them all together into one big happy 90s radio station...
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 Tower Records - Don't You Know Who I Think I Was?: The Best Of The Replacements * - The Replacements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Replacements: Paul Westerberg (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, harmonica, piano, 6-string bass, percussion); Slim Dunlap, Bob Stinson (guitar); Tommy Stinson (acoustic guitar, bass guitar); Chris Mars (drums, percussion, background vocals).
The first career-spanning Replacements retrospective, this 2006 collection takes listeners on a whirlwind tour of the beloved Minneapolis band's entire catalogue.
Led by singer-songwriter/guitarist Paul Westerberg, the proudly shambolic group tore through the 1980s with rowdy rock rave-ups (the punky "Kids Don't Follow," the defiant "Bastards of Young"), but always tempered their finest punk moments with surprisingly tender pop tunes.
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 The Replacements
But I've never played the game, but if I was going to start, I would want to play on this team.
The plot is very simple, the NFL is on strike and with 3 games left in the season, they decide to hire replacement players, and they are willing to take anyone they can get.
Gene Hackman is the replacement coach who after picking the replacement team, says, "At least it will make it interesting to watch" And they do, especially with Reeves as a has been QB looking to get another shot to redeem himself.
www.moviereviewsandpreviews.com /reviews/thereplacements.htm   (270 words)

 The Replacements - Last.fm
The Replacements, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, started off as a hardcore punk band who began to incorporate country, power-pop, and singer-songwriter influences in their sound to become one of the leaders of the early alt-country set and one of the flagship bands of the American 80's Post-Punk scene, as well as a major infl...
Listen to music, see charts for The Replacements – I Will Dare, The Replacements – Unsatisfied, The Replacements – Bastards of Young, The Replacements – Here Comes a Regular, The Replacements – Alex Chilton
Listen to music, see charts for The Replacements – I Will Dare, The Replacements – Unsatisfied, The Replacements – Bastards of Young, The Replacements – Favorite Thing, The Replacements – Here Comes a Regular
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 The Replacements Hootenanny [Remaster] on CD at Smarter.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Format: CD The Replacements: Paul Westerberg (vocals, guitar, drums); Bob Stinson (guitar, bass); Tommy Stinson (bass, guitar); Chris Mars (drums, guitar).
The Replacements: Paul Westerberg (vocals, guitar, drums); Bob Stinson (guitar, bass); Tommy Stinson (bass, guitar); Chris Mars (drums, guitar).
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 The Replacements on Rhapsody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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