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Old 10-23-2020, 11:35 PM   #41
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If you like it, then great! I've sat in judgment of taste before. It just makes a person come off like an asshole. Carey does have a remarkable range. I'm just not that into 90's R&B, though.

I'm going with Aretha or Diana Ross. Or Patti LaBelle.
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:16 PM   #42
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I'd pop one in her butt, other than that I have no interest in her whatsoever.


Yeah. She's a very talented singer, but I'd definitely throw in her in the dumpster after I had my way with her. I wouldn't want anything to do with her.
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Old 11-20-2020, 11:07 AM   #43
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I've been listening to Kesha's late 2010's material. Her early stuff was going hard around the time I was out of high school and partying a bit so I definitely indulged in her "brush my teeth with a bottle of jack" style lol. Her old stuff is repetitive but pretty damn fun and definitely helped shape trash pop of the last decade (for better and for worse, mostly worse).

Post Dr. Luke assault allegations she's leaned more into her Nashville roots. Her mom wrote a big hit for Dolly Parton back in the day. Her last two albums have a lot of variety in them and while there are plenty of misses she's got some really cool stuff on both albums. Cowboy Blues is a good stripped down pop country song with a catchy chorus and Resentment is pretty emotionally vulnerable. Bonus points on the latter for featuring Brian Wilson. She's got fun pop-rock songs on her previous album. Let Em Talk ft. Eagles of Death Metal has a ton of energy.

Pop music is generally best enjoyed in the background at a party. There's a reason why almost every pop album is front loaded with radio friendly singles. Most pop stars are only going to have a handful of songs most people listen to.

I need to try listening to more Lady Gaga. The Fame Monster was actually really good but then Born this Way came out and while I appreciate the sentiment, that song blows. It's just not fun to listen to.
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Old 11-20-2020, 11:52 AM   #44
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I've been listening to Kesha's late 2010's material. Her early stuff was going hard around the time I was out of high school and partying a bit so I definitely indulged in her "brush my teeth with a bottle of jack" style lol. Her old stuff is repetitive but pretty damn fun and definitely helped shape trash pop of the last decade (for better and for worse, mostly worse).

Post Dr. Luke assault allegations she's leaned more into her Nashville roots. Her mom wrote a big hit for Dolly Parton back in the day. Her last two albums have a lot of variety in them and while there are plenty of misses she's got some really cool stuff on both albums. Cowboy Blues is a good stripped down pop country song with a catchy chorus and Resentment is pretty emotionally vulnerable. Bonus points on the latter for featuring Brian Wilson. She's got fun pop-rock songs on her previous album. Let Em Talk ft. Eagles of Death Metal has a ton of energy.

Pop music is generally best enjoyed in the background at a party. There's a reason why almost every pop album is front loaded with radio friendly singles. Most pop stars are only going to have a handful of songs most people listen to.

I need to try listening to more Lady Gaga. The Fame Monster was actually really good but then Born this Way came out and while I appreciate the sentiment, that song blows. It's just not fun to listen to.
I thought the Lady Gaga album with Poker Face (The Fame?) was pretty catchy, all things considered. Another one that's pretty good, I suppose would be considered an "oldie" now to some of the kids, but was Fergie's first solo album.
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Old 11-23-2020, 02:31 AM   #45
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I am from a non-English country so I don't know a lot about different singers, but did people all been into pop songs "trash" when they were teenagers.

Only the most profitable English songs were mostly introduced via public media in my country and they are Britney Spears and Backstreet Boys something like that and I was feel kinda cool back then. I was also into Miley Cyrus "Hannah" thing cause I was still a teenager.

I don't know about R&B but did all songs I mentioned is that kind? These songs and some pop Taiwanese songs in 90s and 00s are definitely gay now in my current opinion.

Now I enjoy Beat dancing songs, Bad Ass songs, and country songs, etc. In fact anything that not gay

The idol groups are raising a ton of popularity especially in east Asia and I just can't appreciate that thing. Pop cultures are getting more and more childish.
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Old 11-23-2020, 02:37 AM   #46
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I thought the Lady Gaga album with Poker Face (The Fame?) was pretty catchy, all things considered.
Absolutely. Also the "Telephone" song with Beyonce... especially the music video.
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Old 12-01-2020, 10:32 AM   #47
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I haven't given late Lady Gaga a fair shake but her early work is just great. The Fame is a great album but I personally prefer the EP that followed, The Fame Monster. Bad Romance, Alejandro, Dance in the Dark, Speechless, Telephone, just a bunch of great songs. They definitely feel like an extension of The Fame but with a bit more grit and attitude.
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Old 12-01-2020, 10:40 AM   #48
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I haven't given late Lady Gaga a fair shake but her early work is just great. The Fame is a great album but I personally prefer the EP that followed, The Fame Monster. Bad Romance, Alejandro, Dance in the Dark, Speechless, Telephone, just a bunch of great songs. They definitely feel like an extension of The Fame but with a bit more grit and attitude.
I only know a small number of her songs, of those Bad Romance is my favourite.
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I only know a small number of her songs, of those Bad Romance is my favourite.
It's arguably her best song. It's what got me really interested in listening to her music beyond hearing her on the radio.
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Feh. Gaga's junk. The world needs more Dead Sara.

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