Music we're embarrassed to admit we like...

Postby Nefer » Sat Mar 03, 2007 10:12 pm

Oh :lol: Well then... am suitably busted!

I've heard the track, out of curiosity (the dixie chicks one). Its not something I would listen to usually, and musically, its not that brilliant, IMHO. But, I do admire them for speaking their minds in the land of the free.
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F*CK The Dixie Chicks

Postby Son of the Silver Fox » Sat Mar 03, 2007 11:31 pm

whilst USA and UK troops invaded Iraq the chicks made a comment about being ashamed that Bush was from Texas...massive backlash in the USA - hate mail/death threats and all the works. This track is their way of defending freedom of speech and being pissed off with how they were treated...[/quote]

Where to begin?...

Did you have any friends, family or loved ones killed on September 11th?
Was your nation attacked?
Was your city attacked?
Have YOU ever had YOUR balls on the line?
Are any of your friends or family in the war right now?

Freedom Of Speach is a privilage paid for with soldiers blood.

Once I asked a Vietnam Vet how he could keep from beating the crap out of hippies who called him and his brother veterans "baby killers" and worse when he returned to the U.S.A. He said something I will never forget "I may not have liked what they were saying, but me and my brothers were fighting and dying for their right to say it."think about that for a minute.

In my country we have a culture of celebrity worship. Unfortunately just because you have gained the publics' attention does not raise your I.Q. nor has popularity made you an expert on anything. In fact we have many famous dimwits who think that their celebrity entitles them to spout off with their missguided and uninformed opinions.
"Any publicity is good publicity" may have gone through Natalie Maines' gray matter but not much else did. In fact The Chicks have been described in their native state as "The Country version of Menudo" because they turn over their members for younger and prettier talent. Natalie Maines is the daughter of Lloyd Maines. She grew up sheltered and privilaged, he also provided her with the music industry contacts so that she didn't have to work her way up the industry ladder, This hardly qualifies her as an expert in anything as she is also lacking a secondary education. She exercised her Freedom of Speech and now she should deal with the fall out.

If you want to try a country song that tells how most Americans feel, try Toby Keith's "American Soldier" or "Courtesy Of The Red White And Blue" or Darryl Worleys "Have You Forgotten?" try giving that last one a listen.
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Postby ellyattc » Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:34 am

Genesis!

I've loved this band since I was born and I was ecstatic to hear they are doing a reunion tour this year!

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Postby delby » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:28 pm

Sorry what Music.. embarrassed... not possible.
O.K. I kind of get what you mean but I refuse to be embarrassed by somrthing which makes me feel good and I like some of the cheesiest shit going. We all have different tastes and lets face it if we all were the same the world would be a pretty dull place . I read some where that music is food for the soul and If thats so I eat anything and everything and my tastebuds are non existent ... no really I have no standards .
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Postby John R » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:50 pm

i have always rather like the irish band, the Corrs! Started of mainly as a crush on the lead singer! but then i also got into their music. not exactly cool but there u go. :)
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Postby Penitent » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:53 pm

The Corrs are awesome! I saw them live once and they sound great in an arena.
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Postby John R » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:56 pm

cool i'd like to see them live! they got loads of great songs. and i'd like to meet the singer!
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Postby Matbow » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:08 pm

John R wrote:...i'd like to meet the singer!


agreed :mrgreen:
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Postby Monsoon » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:27 pm

It was the other one i had a crush on!..and i don't mean the bloke :roll:
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Postby John R » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:29 pm

haha! if u hadn't have added that last comment i would have posted a picture of him! Guess that was too predictable :evil:
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Postby Monsoon » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:47 pm

John R wrote:haha! if u hadn't have added that last comment i would have posted a picture of him! Guess that was too predictable :evil:


Yeah because i knew you would be around somewhere you little Devil!!
Well you could at least put up a piccy of my one!
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Postby John R » Tue Mar 13, 2007 4:12 pm

ok you've twisted my arm! [b6]

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tell me it's this one? the Violin lass, sorry to inform you, she's been frozen in ice judging by this pic!

What a family though! i take my hat off to the parents!
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Postby Nefer » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:43 pm

I love The Corrs!!

Why is it embarrassing to like them? :( I missed their tour here 2 summers ago - was very upset.
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Postby John R » Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:33 am

Don't know really, when i used to tell my friends back in college, they didn't exactly think it was cool. But then they were mostly into their heavy rock stuff.
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Postby Egyptian Eyes » Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:03 am

I liked the spice girls and the backstreet boys. :oops: And i liked Mmmbop of Hanson, as well as some songs of m2m. Scary!
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Postby i_heart_nefie » Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:51 am

The Spice Girls were so great, I watched An Audience with The Spice Girls the other day and I remember how much I loved them :) :)
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Postby Ramon » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:00 am

When I was a teen I used to listen to Guns ´n´ Roses, Metallica, Iron Maiden etc. I still love it, but as a "responsible" father to two girls, I seldom get the chance to pump up the volume and headbang.
I have however found something called "lounge metal". There's a Swedish group called "Hellsongs" that are making covers of heavy metal songs, and playing them really slow and soft.

You can listen to some of their songs at:
http://www.myspace.com/hellsongs

Maybe I'm a little embarrassed liking this...
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Postby Nefer » Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:53 pm

I've heard of this music! Have you heard Richard Cheese? :lol: The DJ's at the rock station I listen love playing him to annoy the listeners!

I have to admit (?) to appreciating some of Justin Timber(freak)lake's stuff. Something about it... not that I'd buy the cd... haha.
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Postby i_heart_nefie » Fri May 04, 2007 4:12 am

haha "Justin Timber(freak)lake" I love it Nefer!!! I guess that his new music is ok. It's not my favourite but it is alright :)
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Postby Rivaan » Fri May 04, 2007 6:58 am

I have been recently getting back into 70s disco and funk 8) I'm even learning to dance to it. :oops:
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