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Post by Davie on Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:20 am

First topic message reminder :

Mac started a really good thread today and while I'm not as fussy about things going off topic as some people, it does seem a shame to drown out Mac's thread with music chat - so I think we'll have a music corner for us golfers (in addition to the forum-wide music section)

I know Kwini is keen on his music, often throwing musical references into his ballwasher topics (I remember one of his last efforts on the old site being entitled The Boys Are Back In Town, and the conversation going off into Thin Lizzy territory!

S_R (on the other thread) made a reference to "hating the Beatles" - discuss! Whistle

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Post by NedB-H on Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:48 am

Good stuff. I looked up his schedule to check it really is two years betweeen your “farewell” gig and mine. Funny old tour he’s doing, goes around everywhere then starts again, you’ll get him again next autumn.

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Post by super_realist on Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:13 am

beninho wrote:Ryan Adams is an American singer songwriter. I thought he may be up your street after listening to some of your songs,  no need to get narky about a genuine recommendation.

Music is all personal taste, whether its pop, rock, dance, quirky indie, its an individual choice. I'm pretty eclectic and can accept a good pop tune like Calvin Harris. I don't think people should feel they have better taste because its what they like.

I love music, just so out of touch with most current or new bands I rely on alexa to play all my old favourites.

Sorry Beninho, I thought you were extracting the urine. I didn't realise it was a genuine recommendation.

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Post by McLaren on Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:18 am

I think you might like a band called U2 based on some of the songs on that list.  You should check them out.
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Post by super_realist on Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:21 am

I absolutely despise U2 Mac.
Bono is one of the most annoying celebrities in the entire world and The Edge (who has the second saddest, second most pathetic name in the world after Bono) is one of the most bland, least imaginative guitarists in history. Makes Status Quo look like Jimmy Page.


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Post by Roller_Coaster on Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:39 pm

Ryan Adams

Has had people ejected for constantly (and oh, so hilariously) requesting "summer of 69" (or equivalent) before, eventually, succumbing and performing it.

Made me chuckle.

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Post by Roller_Coaster on Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:09 pm

Absolute bell ends can make good music though, you (and I mean we) just have to work past that particular prejudice and don't let blind hatred get in the way of appreciation.

Nothing to do with me but our eldest (12) loves all the modern cr@p (ignore my above point for a minute! Very Happy ) you'd expect her to, but still likes and sings along to Abba, the Eagles, New Order, The Jam, Elvis, Guns n Roses, Amy Winehouse etc etc etc. Pretty proud of her for being so eclectic already.


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Post by raycastleunited on Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:59 pm

super_realist wrote:I absolutely despise U2 Mac.
Bono is one of the most annoying celebrities in the entire world and The Edge (who has the second saddest, second most pathetic name in the world after Bono) is one of the most bland, least imaginative guitarists in history. Makes Status Quo look like Jimmy Page.


I don't know how you can criticise Bono after all the humanitarian work he does. The guy has saved the planet multiple times, give him a break! Whistle

His daughters are quite fit mind. I wonder how long it took him to come up with the name Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson?

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Post by raycastleunited on Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:03 am

Roller_Coaster wrote:Absolute bell ends can make good music though, you (and I mean we) just have to work past that particular prejudice and don't let blind hatred get in the way of appreciation.

Nothing to do with me but our eldest (12) loves all the modern cr@p  (ignore my above point for a minute!  Very Happy ) you'd expect her to, but still likes and sings along to Abba, the Eagles, New Order, The Jam, Elvis, Guns n Roses, Amy Winehouse etc etc etc. Pretty proud of her for being so eclectic already.


Well done Roller - good parenting OK

I don't mind my 13 year old listening to Taylor Swift, but recently she's taken a liking to K-pop. FFS.

At least she's still happy to listen to dad music like INXS, U2, Coldplay etc.


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Post by beninho on Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:13 am

My boy can keep up on boys and girls by blur and has nailed when to shout parklife. I had the cd in the car for ages, but as a short journey to his childminder would only do about 4 songs. He can do very good kiedis like give it away, give it away now. And asked alexa for kraftwerk. Not bad at 4! He'll change!

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Post by beninho on Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:19 am

You don't have to like someone to enjoy the music. Bono may be a prik but its hard to say every u2 song is awful.

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Post by Diggers on Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:40 am

My kids love a bit of Taylor Swift (I don’t mind a few of her tunes) and lots of new stuff, but they love a mix of older stuff as well, especially the 6 year old is she can dance to it, loves a bit of Queen. Plenty of U2 songs I like, lots I don’t, The Sweetest Thing is a really lovely tune.
Music snobs are up there with wine snobs for being utter cockwombles.

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Post by super_realist on Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:46 pm

beninho wrote:You don't have to like someone to enjoy the music. Bono may be a prik but its hard to say every u2 song is awful.

I used to like a few songs as a young child, but I can't stand the sound of them now, they're like a bagpipe to me, an incessant drone, most of their songs are pretty similar and they've barely moved on in 35 years. Same dreary guitar, same cat wailing from Bono and quasi political nonsense lyrics. They are the very epitomy of dad-rock, the equivalent of a Ford Mondeo, 3 bed semi, etc. Middle of the road, safe, boring, cliched muzak.

Blandness is  the biggest crime you can do against music and they are among the worst offenders for that (in my opinion). Not being a music snob, just how I see U2 and plenty other bands. Can't fault the formula for lining your pockets, but musically, they just don't appeal to me.  They're probably like a lot of bands in that they start off quite well, but as they get more money and fame but as they lose "the edge" that made them good in the first place, they become more bland and boring. Can't really think of a band this hasn't happened to, unless it's a band that broke up before the 3rd album was made.

Bill Bailey does a good parody of how repetitive they are.

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Post by Roller_Coaster on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:28 pm

super_realist wrote:
beninho wrote:You don't have to like someone to enjoy the music. Bono may be a prik but its hard to say every u2 song is awful.

I used to like a few songs as a young child, but I can't stand the sound of them now, they're like a bagpipe to me, an incessant drone,  most of their songs are pretty similar and they've barely moved on in 35 years. Same dreary guitar, same cat wailing from Bono and quasi political nonsense lyrics. They are the very epitomy of dad-rock, the equivalent of a Ford Mondeo, 3 bed semi, etc. Middle of the road, safe, boring, cliched muzak.

Blandness is  the biggest crime you can do against music and they are among the worst offenders for that (in my opinion). Not being a music snob, just how I see U2 and plenty other bands. Can't fault the formula for lining your pockets, but musically, they just don't appeal to me.  They're probably like a lot of bands in that they start off quite well, but as they get more money and fame but as they lose "the edge"that made them good in the first place, they become more bland and boring. Can't really think of a band this hasn't happened to, unless it's a band that broke up before the 3rd album was made.

Bill Bailey does a good parody of how repetitive they are.

It's all a bit predictable from me, but...

The Edge is still with them?

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Post by Roller_Coaster on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:32 pm

In other news I did just google the Bill Bailey U2 thing and whilst I still don't buy they're cr@p, that was pretty funny OK

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Post by Davie on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:36 pm

I'm no fan of U2 either - but Super's description of them pretty much summed up what I thought of his playlist

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Post by super_realist on Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:39 pm

Davie wrote:I'm no fan of U2 either - but Super's description of them pretty much summed up what I thought of his playlist

Fair enough. It's all opinion.

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Post by navyblueshorts on Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:09 pm

Re. U2, tend to agree they're dull. Only song of theirs I really ever liked was 'One'. Some of their earlier stuff at least had a bit of life about it. Can't stand their hypocrisy either. All this hand-wringing 'charidy mate' (to be pronounced in a Smashy and Nicey accent), while doing anything to avoid paying any tax.
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Post by I'm never wrong on Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:49 pm

Read a joke years ago. Bono comes on stage and does a slow hand clap. He then says “Every time I clap, it means some poor soul in Africa dies”. A wag from the crowd shouts out “Stop clapping then”.
(I thought it was funny).

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Post by Diggers on Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:24 pm

I'm never wrong wrote:Read a joke years ago. Bono comes on stage and does a slow hand clap. He then says “Every time I clap, it means some poor soul in Africa dies”. A wag from the crowd shouts out “Stop clapping then”.
(I thought it was funny).

There is actually a video clip showing this, only question is whether the volume Cecil’s dubbed in. Seriously hope it’s not an urban myth as very funny.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:42 am

Diggers wrote:
I'm never wrong wrote:Read a joke years ago. Bono comes on stage and does a slow hand clap. He then says “Every time I clap, it means some poor soul in Africa dies”. A wag from the crowd shouts out “Stop clapping then”.
(I thought it was funny).

There is actually a video clip showing this, only question is whether the volume Cecil’s dubbed in. Seriously hope it’s not an urban myth as very funny.

Best thing about U2 was when The Edge, fell off The Edge of the stage, and when Bono fell off his bike in Central Park, apparently looking behind to see if the sun actually did shine out of his arse.

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Post by beninho on Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:04 am

I honestly have no real opinion on bono, the edge clayton or mullen. But it does mean I can enjoy, new years day, angel of harlem, sunday bloody sunday, pride to name a few good songs.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:09 am

They're certainly no worse than a ton of "dad rock" type bands, but they do rather fancy themselves and make themselves difficult to warm to, I think that's what separates them from other bands, their annoying publicity and public persona, their charity terrorism and rampant hypocrisy.

At least other boring dad rock bands have the decency to be ordinary, but don't draw attention to themselves in the irritating way that U2, or more truthfully, Bono hams himself up so much.

Surprised no one has accused me of being anti Oirish yet. Leprechaun

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Post by Davie on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:37 am

That's at least 3 times now you've used the expression "dad rock" - you'll be old one day too. For those of us of a certain age "dad rock" is the real rock - not the shoe-gazing, navel contemplating cr@p you've posted. Just another example of you using inflammatory terminology to get a reaction - and yes, I've bitten

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Post by beninho on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:47 am

I get the feeling he is old, but maybe not a dad?

Nothing wrong with Dad Rock. Still love the foos, pearl jam, even members from rage are still going!

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:50 am

Davie, I'm well in the age group for Dad-Rock, and many of the bands that I was "of an age" with growing up, or not much younger are well within that very "dad-rock" genre now. Plenty of good "dad rock" that I like, plenty of it is not so good, U2 being chief among them.

It's not derogatory, it's descriptive. Just as you could call Dire Straits, Grandad Rock, or Little Mix: Teeny Pop or Stormzy: Complete crap.


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Post by Davie on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:54 am

Oh yeah ... grandad rock .. that's even worse. I'm talking about bands even older that Dire Straits. Just because it's old doesn't mean it's cr@p. I must fit into the great-grandad rock category by now

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Post by Diggers on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:57 am

Davie wrote:That's at least 3 times now you've used the expression "dad rock" - you'll be old one day too. For those of us of a certain age "dad rock" is the real rock - not the shoe-gazing, navel contemplating cr@p you've posted. Just another example of you using inflammatory terminology to get a reaction - and yes, I've bitten

He’s old enough, but has expressed his distaste at the thought of being a parent. All things considered, that’s a very good thing. Humanity has enough problems already.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:58 am

Davie wrote:Oh yeah ... grandad rock .. that's even worse. I'm talking about bands even older that Dire Straits. Just because it's old doesn't mean it's cr@p. I must fit into the great-grandad rock category by now

I didn't even infer that Dad-rock was a bad thing. I simply said that U2 fall in within that genre.


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Post by beninho on Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:12 am

Big for your boots & shut up by Stormzy are good tracks. I like a bit of rap, I heard n........ in paris by jay z and kanye recently and really like that, its pretty old though. Kanye was so good at times.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:53 pm

You need to dig a bit deeper than the Sports Direct of rap like Jay Zed and Kanye West.

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Post by beninho on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:09 pm

Sorry oh wise one for liking sonething that you feel is beneath your clearly superior music taste.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:27 pm

I'm not saying that, simply that Jay-Zed and Kanye West are very route one, and if that's the limit of your rap experience then it's safe to say you're missing out on an absolute shedload of good stuff.

It would be like limiting your indie tastes to Oasis and Blur, or 60's music to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

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Post by beninho on Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:50 pm

Its not the limit, but thanks for the advice.

Do you like the beatles?

I listened to alice in chains dirt on my way to work. Its a masterpiece of 90s rock topped off with would being a sublime song

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Post by navyblueshorts on Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:02 pm

Davie wrote:That's at least 3 times now you've used the expression "dad rock" - you'll be old one day too. For those of us of a certain age "dad rock" is the real rock - not the shoe-gazing, navel contemplating cr@p you've posted. Just another example of you using inflammatory terminology to get a reaction - and yes, I've bitten
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Post by Davie on Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:03 pm

Thanks for your insightful reply NBS Rolling Eyes

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:11 pm

beninho wrote:Its not the limit, but thanks for the advice.

Do you like the beatles?

I listened to alice in chains dirt on my way to work. Its a masterpiece of 90s rock topped off with would being a sublime song

I don't really like The Beatles, there's a few songs which are ok, but in general I prefer the Rolling Stones, Kinks, Pink Floyd, The Who, Small Faces etc.
I'm not saying they haven't done a great service for music, but in general I don't really like them. Possibly due to them being overplayed and far too much is made of Lennon/McCartney, who may have written some good songs, but have written some absolute stinkers too.

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Post by Diggers on Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:29 pm

The Stones may have written a few good songs but have written some absolute stinkers.
The Kinks may have ...
The Who...
Hmm, look what happens when you stay together fir a long time. It’s just an opinion, it’s purely opinion as to what constitutes a stinker or indeed a good song.
In the court of popular opinion the Beatles clearly wrote a lot of good songs. There are probably 4 or 5 Beatles songs in my top 50, funnily enough most of them written by George Harrison.

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Post by super_realist on Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:45 pm

Listen, I was asked if I like The Beatles, and in general, I don't, because I like fewer songs than songs I don't like, I prefer far more of the songs by other people of the same era as a % of their back catalogue.

It seems that admitting you don't like The Beatles is like some sort of heresy, much like saying you don't like Tarantino films, which in general I don't either.

Whether something is popular or not, is no guarantee of quality. Look at One Direction or any of the Cowell format stuff.

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Post by raycastleunited on Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:12 pm

beninho wrote:Big for your boots & shut up by Stormzy are good tracks. I like a bit of rap, I heard n........ in paris by jay z and kanye recently and really like that, its pretty old though. Kanye was so good at times.

Saw jay z live, he was dreadful, easily worst live performance I've ever seen. Although he is in good company, as allegedly Bob Dylan was / is pretty poor live.

When it comes to live performances, you have to give it to U2, they really can put on a show, Coldplay too. I once saw a seating plan for a U2 concert where the different sections were highlighted, e.g. dad's in cargo shorts. It was quite funny.

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Post by Diggers on Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:59 pm

super_realist wrote:Listen, I was asked if I like The Beatles, and in general, I don't, because I like fewer songs than songs I don't like, I prefer far more of the songs by other people of the same era as a % of their back catalogue.

It seems that admitting you don't like The Beatles is like some sort of heresy, much like saying you don't like Tarantino films, which in general I don't either.

Whether something is popular or not, is no guarantee of quality. Look at One Direction or any of the Cowell format stuff.

Just pointing out it’s still just opinion. You can’t state the songs are rubbish just because you don’t like them, that’s what you did. Re the One Direction line, Id refer you back to your denial of being a music snob.

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Post by navyblueshorts on Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:14 am

Davie wrote:Thanks for your insightful reply NBS Rolling Eyes
Anytime OK.
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Post by super_realist on Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:17 am

Of course, it's opinion, and it's my opinion that One Direction are rubbish, that doesn't make me a music snob. I'm sure there's plenty stuff I like which people would think was rubbish, or even embarrassing, and they've got every right to call it rubbish too, but that wouldn't make them music snobs either.

For example, I cannot stand the music of Elton John, but I'll happily admit to loving the song Rocket Man, I can't stand Bob Dylan, he's perhaps the worst singer in the history of music, but it doesn't make me a music snob to say that. Surely I'd be more of a music snob if I pretended to like something (like Dylan or The Beatles) when I don't, just because you are "supposed" to like certain acts.

It's not music snobbery to say the Beatles did some terrible songs, Octopus's Garden is wretched for a start, while Lennon and McCartney have written such excrement as Imagine and The Frog Chorus. I thought Ed whatever his name is (that ginger chap) was a novelty act when I first heard his music. Doesn't make me a music snob to claim it's rubbish (to me)

Fair enough, I'm not a pre pubescent teen, so One Direction are  not marketed at me (and let's be honest, anything that comes out of Cowell, is less about the music and more about the marketing, but it's my opinion that their music is rubbish, just as I think Stormzy is rubbish. I'm not claiming it as fact, I'm stating an opinion.


It's your political opinion that Brexit is rubbish (so do I) but it doesn't make you a political snob to make that claim. So if you can make that claim about something, then why can't I make it about music?

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Post by beninho on Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:44 am

raycastleunited wrote:
beninho wrote:Big for your boots & shut up by Stormzy are good tracks. I like a bit of rap, I heard n........ in paris by jay z and kanye recently and really like that, its pretty old though. Kanye was so good at times.

Saw jay z live, he was dreadful, easily worst live performance I've ever seen. Although he is in good company, as allegedly Bob Dylan was / is pretty poor live.

When it comes to live performances, you have to give it to U2, they really can put on a show, Coldplay too. I once saw a seating plan for a U2 concert where the different sections were highlighted, e.g. dad's in cargo shorts. It was quite funny.

I have seen u2 twice, the wife is more of a fan then I am, and they do put on a good show. I saw the Foos play at Wembley, and it was immense. Dave Grohl is a Rock N Roll god in my eyes.

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Post by navyblueshorts on Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:49 am

beninho wrote:
raycastleunited wrote:
beninho wrote:Big for your boots & shut up by Stormzy are good tracks. I like a bit of rap, I heard n........ in paris by jay z and kanye recently and really like that, its pretty old though. Kanye was so good at times.

Saw jay z live, he was dreadful, easily worst live performance I've ever seen. Although he is in good company, as allegedly Bob Dylan was / is pretty poor live.

When it comes to live performances, you have to give it to U2, they really can put on a show, Coldplay too. I once saw a seating plan for a U2 concert where the different sections were highlighted, e.g. dad's in cargo shorts. It was quite funny.

I have seen u2 twice, the wife is more of a fan then I am, and they do put on a good show. I saw the Foos play at Wembley, and it was immense. Dave Grohl is a Rock N Roll god in my eyes.
Like his music or not, he's clearly pretty gifted. Singer, outstanding drummer, guitarist, lyricist and part of two monster acts. Seems like a nice guy too:

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Post by Diggers on Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:15 am

super_realist wrote:Of course, it's opinion, and it's my opinion that One Direction are rubbish, that doesn't make me a music snob. I'm sure there's plenty stuff I like which people would think was rubbish, or even embarrassing, and they've got every right to call it rubbish too, but that wouldn't make them music snobs either.

For example, I cannot stand the music of Elton John, but I'll happily admit to loving the song Rocket Man, I can't stand Bob Dylan, he's perhaps the worst singer in the history of music, but it doesn't make me a music snob to say that. Surely I'd be more of a music snob if I pretended to like something (like Dylan or The Beatles) when I don't, just because you are "supposed" to like certain acts.

It's not music snobbery to say the Beatles did some terrible songs, Octopus's Garden is wretched for a start, while Lennon and McCartney have written such excrement as Imagine and The Frog Chorus. I thought Ed whatever his name is (that ginger chap) was a novelty act when I first heard his music. Doesn't make me a music snob to claim it's rubbish (to me)

Fair enough, I'm not a pre pubescent teen, so One Direction are  not marketed at me (and let's be honest, anything that comes out of Cowell, is less about the music and more about the marketing, but it's my opinion that their music is rubbish, just as I think Stormzy is rubbish. I'm not claiming it as fact, I'm stating an opinion.


It's your political opinion that Brexit is rubbish (so do I) but it doesn't make you a political snob to make that claim. So if you can make that claim about something, then why can't I make it about music?

Brexit is about a set of debates, economic and social. Music is about what sounds appeal to you. You’ve stated people who listen to more popular music stuff before so quit the mr reasonable crap, that ships sailed.

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Re: The golfers' Music Room

Post by super_realist on Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:16 am

Stated?

I presume you mean slated. I'm being perfectly reasonable here. When was the last time I slated anyone for their music tastes? Is this going to be like the racist accusation in that you can't provide an example?

WHo cares if I did anyway? People have slagged me off for mine, you've slagged me off for plenty things. Why are you going on about this?

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Re: The golfers' Music Room

Post by Diggers on Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:29 am

super_realist wrote:Stated?

I presume you mean slated. I'm being perfectly reasonable here. When was the last time I slated anyone for their music tastes? Is this going to be like the racist accusation in that you can't provide an example?


Only this week I think you told me to stick to X Factor, thereby making an assumption somehow your taste is better than mine. By saying that One Direction are popular but rubbish you are obviously saying that whoever likes them has no taste...or somehow has inferior taste to you. You've said much worse, if you want to live in denial that you haven't then that's just something else to add to your litany of psychological issues.
I'm really not quite sure how many times I have to say this, I've never called you a racist (or said that you aren't), you are however patently a small minded bigot. I've said that often enough. Really, really, don't think I can put that in simpler terms.

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Re: The golfers' Music Room

Post by beninho on Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:06 am

I think music should be appreciated whether you like it or not. Pop music may not be your thing, but you should still be able to apprecit a good pop song, I stand by Dirty by Aguilera as a superb pop song, and Timberlake has produced sone great pop songs. To call it all rubbish is just narrow minded and closed.

Apart from jazz its pure sh#t.

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Re: The golfers' Music Room

Post by Diggers on Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:37 pm

Tried to engage the 6 year old with some ELO today, thought Mr Blue Sky would be a winner. She mocked me and played some Bruno Mars and George Ezra (who are pretty good). Hey ho, can’t win em all!

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Re: The golfers' Music Room

Post by Plunky on Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:25 am

Diggers wrote:The Stones may have written a few good songs but have written some absolute stinkers.
The Kinks may  have ...
The Who...
Hmm, look what happens when you stay together fir a long time. It’s just an opinion, it’s purely opinion as to what constitutes a stinker or indeed a good song.
In the court of popular opinion the Beatles clearly wrote a lot of good songs. There are probably 4 or 5 Beatles songs in my top 50, funnily enough most of them written by George Harrison.

Heard an interesting interview the other day -- Sean Lennon on Sirius radio's Beatles channel.  Sean's opinion was that george was the best songwriter in the group !

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