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Bands/Artists you can never quite understand the fuss over..

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    I'm sure we all have these moments. You keep hearing great things about a particular artist or group from every corner of the earth. You become excited, you check them out and...their music just doesn't do anything for you. They might have one or two songs you sort of like, you might be able to see why other people can like them but for you personally...nothing. This doesn't have to be limited to current artists or anything, maybe your one of those people who has never really warmed to The Beatles or Michael Jackson?

    I have a few of these, the most obvious one that springs to mind right now is Oasis. Yeah I'll sing along to Wonderwall or Don't Look Back In Anger if I'm a bit squiffy in a club but I can't bear them at home with the headphones on.

    For more modern music: The xx. I get that they create really atmospheric, mature and generally cool music but...I just find myself bored when I listen to them =/ Seems a shame.
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    Amy Whinehouse if you mean a living person Justin Beber (spelling) Oh how I hate him.
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    Pretty much everyone in the charts..

    Even Trey Songz is starting to sell out, with "Simply amazing"... hmm
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    DRAKE.
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    nirvana they look dirty and smelly and sounded horrendous - could never understand what he was trying to say and the 'music' was just bad chords and terrible distortion

    why the negs, if you disagree argue and back it up
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    emilie sande. i dont like the tone of her voice, and i was really surprised that she was chosen to perform numerous times at the olympics opening and closing ceremonies. they certainly could have done better than her nasaly, flat vocals!
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    Rihanna, that is all.
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    Lil' Wayne and is "wondrous" talent.

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    always thought the beatles were mundane, boring.
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    Bieber and one direction, they both p**s me off :mob:
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    (Original post by ConnorB)
    Lil' Wayne and is "wondrous" talent.

    HAHAHAHAHA that well made me laugh!
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    (Original post by rattusratus)
    nirvana they look dirty and smelly and sounded horrendous - could never understand what he was trying to say and the 'music' was just bad chords and terrible distortion
    Nirvana sprung to my mind when I created this.

    For the longest time I would have agreed with you but very recently I've started to come around to their charms. Perhaps try and stick with them and embrace the noise rather than dismiss it. Then if you're feeling really daring, try some Sonic Youth...
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    (Original post by FallonSmith)
    Rihanna, that is all.

    Her voice annoys the hell out of me.
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    I agree about the xx. I like the first five tracks from their album but then it just seems to wither away and die totally, and their new stuff is the same as the latter half of their debut. alt-J are similar in style but a lot better, in my view.

    I don't really understand the fuss over The Vaccines. I just don't think they're very good at all. A few of their songs are good sing-alongs but I would never listen to them on my own.
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    (Original post by Em_Huong)
    Her voice annoys the hell out of me.
    Loved her old stuff like Unfaithful but now whenever I go to a club it's as though the DJ dj has her cd on repeat the whole night. Don't see why she has to get practically get naked to promote herself, it's unappealing and degrading. Remember the time when she said she forgave Chris Brown for beating her up, what a great role model she is to women out there... :rolleyes:

    (sorry went on a bit of a rant there!)
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    Escape the Fate - I tried. I really tried. Sadly, I never really grew to like them that much and I don't hear their songs at rock night as often as I used to so maybe they're not so popular any more.

    Babyshambles - I like most of the 'similar artists' (both the ones my friends say are similar and last.fm) but I just don't like them. I find some of their songs okay but there's nothing outstanding.

    The Locust -

    EDIT: Would be nice to know which of the three people disagree with me putting down. I never understood why people give pos/neg rep when people are just stating what bands they like and dislike though. I thought the point of this was that people are going to have differing views.
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    Muse. Never got into them at all.
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    Kurt Cobain, and Dave Grohl they're ok, but i can think of much better guitarists and musicians out there
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    (Original post by FallonSmith)
    Loved her old stuff like Unfaithful but now whenever I go to a club it's as though the DJ dj has her cd on repeat the whole night. Don't see why she has to get practically get naked to promote herself, it's unappealing and degrading. Remember the time when she said she forgave Chris Brown for beating her up, what a great role model she is to women out there... :rolleyes:

    (sorry went on a bit of a rant there!)
    am i the only one who doesn't find her attractive at all?!:confused:
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    Definitely Muse for me. I just really don't like them, I have no idea why. Some of my friends go crazy over them, but I just get bored when I listen to their songs!
    Also Ben Howard. People were pretty obsessed with him recently, but I never liked him particularly. I like music similar to his, I listen to quite a lot of stuff from the same sort of genre, but I could never voluntarily sit through more than one of his songs :dontknow:

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