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Most Underrated Band/Artist Ever?
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4 June 2011
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Of course I have!! They are not *famous* the mainstream kind in Mexico but they're on the news after they did the soundtrack for a movie, I think they worked with Hans Zimmer. I have seen them in some cultural shows. (Mental note to myself : I need to get their music for Dad but soon)

 

There's another fantastic duet who have done amazing songs Jesse y Joy. I first saw them in a talk show and when they performed the third song I was already a fan. Their style is pop, but it's the good honest not saccarine kind.

 

 

And this song makes me so happy.

 

 

It's a true shame that sometimes excellent bands from Spain and Latinoamerica are not that popular in English spoken languages, and it's even worst when crappy singers do the crossover like Enrique Iglesias and Shakira. Shakira was a fantastic songwriter until she dyed her hair blond and turned herself into a pole dancer. I'm sorry Shakira but you know that's true.

 

Listen to this song. You would never believe it's the same person that wrote stuff like Loba.

 

 

 

A loose translation:

To love you, I need a reason, and it's hard to believe that there's no more than one in this love.

there's so much left inside this heart, and in spite of the saying "The time are wise", the pain is still felt.

Because all the time I spent next to you, left tissues (or wounds) very inside of me.

And I learned to take away seconds to time, you made me see the sky much deeper

next to you I think I gained a few kilos, with all your so many sweet kisses that you gave me

you made me developed the sense of smell, and I finally learned to love cats

you lifted from the paviment my shoes, to escape both flying for a while

but you forgot a final instruction, because I still don't know how to live without your love

and I discovered what a rose means, and you taught me to say white lies

to meet you at not appropiate hour, and to replace words with a look

and because of you I wrote more thousands songs, and even I forgave your mistakes

and I knew more than thousand ways to kiss, and I finally learned to love.

 

Amazing poem. Again, too bad now Shakira writes bullshit.

 

(sorry for derailing this guys) a-hard-days-night-ringo-7

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
5 June 2011
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DoctorRobert said:

The Walrus said:

Can anyone name 5 Welsh bands/artists? a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

Super Furry Animals, Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics……………Tom Jones…………….. I'm all out.

Well, before you get onto singers like Katherine Jenkins and Charlottle Church, there's lostprophets, Badfinger, The Automatic, Feeder and Bullet For My Valentine*.

*I may have used Wikipedia for a few of those.

That's right, Canada and Australia, an area the size of New Jersey and with a population the same size as Albania produces more famous rock groups than you.

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5 June 2011
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The Walrus said:

That's right, Canada and Australia, an area the size of New Jersey and with a population the same size as Albania produces more famous rock groups than you.

Hey, I haven't named any yet! a-hard-days-night-john-6
Australia has (I'm not sure how popular there are outside of Australia, but anyway):
AC/DC
INXS
Bee Gees
Savage Garden
Midnight Oil
Silverchair
Powderfinger
The Vines
Jet
Wolfmother
Men at Work
Air Supply
Cold Chisel
Spiderbait
Eskimo Joe
Grinspoon
The Living End
Kisschasy 
Pendulum
Karnivool
Birds of Tokyo
The Easybeats
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Then, in metal, there's (I hate these bands, but they exist):
Parkway Drive
I Killed the Prom Queen

Then in hip-hop, there's:
Bliss 'n' Eso
Hilltop Hoods

Then you've got funk bands like The Bamboos and Cat Empire, pop stars like Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John, John Farnham and Sophie Monk, country artists like Missy Higgins, Keith Urban, Kasey Chambers and the John Butler Trio.

...Did I seriously just type that all out?  
Anyway, yeah. That's a list of all the Australian artists I can think of. a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
5 June 2011
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"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?" –John Lennon
5 June 2011
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Jello said:

Jeez, I'm on a roll with these bands.  A couple more:

Thin Lizzy

I love Thin Lizzy!!!!! The Boys Are Back In Town is quintessential rock.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

6 June 2011
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GniknuS said:

Come on Daniel, NSync and Backstreet Boys can't both be underrated, it's either one or the other. Here were my thoughts (when I was younger...) NSync is basically only one guy, name one other band member? But BSB is a much greater collection, although they didn't have any superstar. (Nick Carter, lol)
So I'd say BSB was more underrated. Actually, neither were underrated because they were two of the most wildly successful pop groups of all time.

I feel like living in the world of The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch novel right now.

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition. John Lennon
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