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    I find this rule quite useful when it comes to music. 'The' bands suck, do you agree?
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    "The" Beatles
    "The" Rolling Stones

    'fraid not.
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    The Script doesn't suck :no:
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    I do not believe that The Smiths "suck".
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    The Smiths, The Libertines, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, The Sex Pistols...

    Razorlight, Snow Patrol, Keane, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Coldplay...

    So, no, I don't agree.
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    "The" Beatles, however, suck!
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    Poor show, sir.
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    mostly agree
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    Basically if a band is using 'the' it means they are trying to project the personalities of the band. It should never be like that, it needs to be more subtle.
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    The red hot chilli peppers. The beatles. The Jackson five. The clash............
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    The Damned
    The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
    The Beat
    The Cure
    The Dhol Foundation
    The Doors
    The Dresden Dolls
    The Stooges

    etc etc.
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    But I like the Fratellis...
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    It does sound pretty unoriginal - I agree.
    But as far as THE BEATLES are concerned - NOOO WAY. How on earth can they suck?

    EDIT: Oh my God.

    The Jackson 5 DO NOT SUCK!
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    If I look at my current last.fm Top 50, I get The Pussycat Dolls (perhaps not the kind of 'the' group you're on about), The Ditty Bops, The Bird And The Bee, The Dixie Cups, The Mighty Terror & His Calypsonians, The Legendary Pink Dots and The Mamas & The Papas.


    That's a whole lot of greatness right there.
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    I just looked down my last.fm page, and it's true there are very few artists on it whose name begins with "The". But there are some...

    The Dresden Dolls (I think a lot of people think they suck, but I love them)
    The Smashing Pumpkins
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    Said already, but: The Smiths!!
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    I have a very good example of a band with 'the' in their name and they suck: The Saturdays :yy:
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    (Original post by SofinaaBabess)
    I have a very good example of a band with 'the' in their name and they suck: The Saturdays :yy:
    The Saturdays don't count; they don't play any instruments.
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    Nope. With newer bands I agree that they often use 'The' to promote a certain image about themselves, and I think that sometimes the 'The' is trying to cover up some crappy music but this is generally with post 2000 bands. Since 2005 maybe. Basically from the point in time where every genre of music became 'indie' in some kind of sense.

    You can pretty much guarantee that that new band 'The _______ ' whose first album release just climbed 15 places up the charts to the number 2 spot in one week and is being played on Capital fm non-stop is generic to the max and crap.
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    the nirvana
 
 
 
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