Billie Eilish has it right...

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  1. Aaron Robinson

    Aaron Robinson Member

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    She was 13 when she released her first song and hit. When i was 13 i was just figuring out how to play in drop D.

    I love her voice and music. It's different and she is insanely talented.
     
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  2. panther_king

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    Okay, captain bold text size, lets put this whole statement into subject and objective statements.

    Oh wait, nm, it's all your subjective opinion that you're passing off as fact because it's 'right to you'.

    I mean, she doesn't even mumble, it's just a very non-lyric piano mezzo that frequently rests in alto.

    .... and if you don't know what that means and have ever said 'music is dead', you're part of the reason why.

    - signed; Gen X 'old guy'
     
  3. SimAlex

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    imho, you got it right.
     
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    Yes, that's it! "Mumble music." Thank you. I knew there was a term for this stuff...so droopy and listless. A little goes a long way! YMMV.
     
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    niassist Garage Rock Star Silver Supporting Member

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    I just noticed that Mr. Boone resembles Sylvester Stallone a bit on that Metal Mood cover. :p
     
  6. river_jetties

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    As somebody who grew up during hair metal era, I'm more likely to listen to her than Van Halen.
     
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  7. Jahn

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    This first time I heard it was Lana Del Ray drolling “video gaaaammmeeeesss” and I was done. I did like Lorde’s “Royals” tho, which was in that vein.
    But then it invaded rap. I hate mumble rap.
     
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    You should do one of those reaction videos "Post-millenial reacts to classic rock". You'd get tons of view and likes from 60 year old guys.
     
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    I liked his relevant post Mr. Superiority
     
  10. CharAznable

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    First time I heard Lana Del Rey I thought, hey, isn't this Mazzy Star?
     
  11. panther_king

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    It's not a mumble, which would certainly be unclear and garbled. it's piano, which is certainly soft, but not unclear.

     
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  12. Ringo

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    Who is Billie Eilish? Not that I care....
     
  13. Radar

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    It is an objective fact my IQ drops a point every time I listen to Billie.

    Identical fanbase.

    Music is very much alive today. I know that y'all wanted Yandhi, but [REDACTED] did the laundry.
     
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    She should probably just give it up, huh? Doesn't matter if the people attending those concerts or streaming her songs enjoy them, or that she's become so successful already—you don't like it, so therefore it doesn't deserve to exist.
     
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  15. CharAznable

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    Wolfie has chimed in

     
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    niassist Garage Rock Star Silver Supporting Member

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    Of the bands you listed the only one I listen to is Pink Floyd and that's only because of Gilmour's playing and tones. I'm not really that big of a fan of the music overall. The albums Wish You Were Here and Animals are by far my favorite because basically they're just Gilmour endlessly jamming. I will say I love the mood and feel of Division Bell. That album is full of emotion. For what it's worth I'll be 40 next week so I'm not terribly far removed from them, but by no means was I growing up in their prime. I still respect what they did for music, though. Just not my cup of tea.
     
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    niassist Garage Rock Star Silver Supporting Member

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    I read that quote earlier! So great and from a great perspective.
     
  19. panther_king

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    Subjective. Do you need the difference explained? Also your IQ is likely actually growing while listening to her music, whether you enjoy the experience or not.

    You mean people don't normally tend to listen to similar bands and genres? Are you one of these mythical classic rock unicorns that listens to stuff you like because it has similar styles of instrumentation or singing? Shocking!

    I'm going to guess this is a Kanye thing? I dunno - I don't really listen to him much. Should I? I heard he has a new album that came out he was really dragging his ass on. Is it good?
     
  20. CharAznable

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    I'm 42 and I know who they are and what they did and so do you. And nobody rammed them down my throat. They've done a good job of keeping themselves relevant by various means.
     
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