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leRev
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Member since Mar 2013
339 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?

The Smiths is the best band from the 80s

Foo Fighters is overrated

The Black Keys is overrated (still like them though, don't get me wrong)

Pink Floyd is boring

Mumford and Sons is awful (unpopular opinion to the masses anyway)

Daft Punk is better than any EDM artist out right now. (Feels strange putting that here, but EDM fans seem to be enamored with everybody not named Daft Punk)


JPLIII
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Member since Jan 2008
20678 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
Lynyrd Skynyrd was overrated. Nothing special about that band other than the tragedy of the plane crash. It's generic southern rock.


olddawg26
Georgia Fan
Member since Jan 2013
5722 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Mumford and Sons is awful


Yes.

My band and I call them the Mumford Brothers. Them and Avett and sons should form one band with phillip phillips, and drive off mount katahdin


AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
41065 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Avett
Wait, you don't like the Avett Brothers?


olddawg26
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Member since Jan 2013
5722 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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you know i'm trolling and you argue with me anyway



AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
41065 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
So, you do?


TFTC
LSU Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
13436 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Daft Punk is better than any EDM artist out right now.


Do people really listen to this outside of parties and clubs (not that I know about this)??


olddawg26
Georgia Fan
Member since Jan 2013
5722 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
Other than the fact he's an awful awful pianist? Not really, but they all sound the same to me and I'd be okay with them not existing.


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bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Daft Punk is better than any EDM artist out right now. (Feels strange putting that here, but EDM fans seem to be enamored with everybody not named Daft Punk)


I like Daft Punk a lot, but I strongly disagree with this.


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bobbyray21
Tennessee Fan
Member since Sep 2009
9490 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Do people really listen to this outside of parties and clubs (not that I know about this)??


I listen to EDM at work, and I would recommend it to anybody. Boosts my productivity by a non-appreciable margin.


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leRev
UNO Fan
Member since Mar 2013
339 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
I'll listen outside parties and stuff. But I'm usually in a sort of party mood if I do.


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TexasTiger1185
LSU Fan
New Orleans
Member since Sep 2011
10434 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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1. The Who is terrible. Just awful

I always say overrated, don't know if I agree with awful.

My opinion, don't know how popular: 99% of bands with female leads would have been better if it was a man.
I listen to maybe 3-4 female singers and even then they aren't in my top 50 most listened to artists.


Tchefuncte Tiger
Bat'n Rudge
Member since Oct 2004
25238 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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The radio format of "classic rock" is one of the worst things to ever happen to pop music, and is pretty much a signpost of when the music industry stagnated.


Listen to Underground Garage on Sirius, and not Eagle 98.1, which plays the same songs over and over. Foreigner and Boston are two of the worst bands ever, and if I ever hear Bob Seger's Old Time Rock and Roll one more time I'm going to hurt somebody. Basically what "classic rock" is are the songs of great rock bands that actually got AM radio, and later FM, play back in the day. They've also taken a few more obscure tunes and ran them into the ground.
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Tchefuncte Tiger
Bat'n Rudge
Member since Oct 2004
25238 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Lynyrd Skynyrd was overrated. Nothing special about that band other than the tragedy of the plane crash. It's generic southern rock.


That's easy to say forty years after the fact. They were actually fairly cutting edge when they first appeared on the scene in the early '70's.
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cigsmcgee
Arkansas Fan
LR
Member since May 2012
3129 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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1. Ziggy Stardust is Bowie's third best album

2. 77-82 is the most inventive 5 years of music of the last century, by a very wide margin

3. Mr Bungle is the most talented band maybe of all time



pretty solid list right here.


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rutiger
Rutgers Fan
purgatory
Member since Jun 2007
16997 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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Son Volt makes better music than Wilco.


That's just common knowledge.


for like 2 people on this board. the rest of the free world, not so much.


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AlxTgr
LSU Fan
Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
41065 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
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2. 77-82 is the most inventive 5 years of music of the last century, by a very wide margin
I think, but did not search, that those were the 6 years I listed in the thread on that topic.


Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
Drive By Truckers are extremely boring and generic.


GCTiger11
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Biloxi, MS
Member since Jan 2012
29773 posts
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re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
I can't get into Bob Dylan's music although I appreciate what he did for music.


Depeche Mode and INXS are two of the most under appreciated bands of the 80s.


Licensed to Ill is a top 3 rap album of all time.
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Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: What are some unpopular opinions about songs or musicians?
And what's the other trendy southern rock band with the fat chick singing?


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