Singers/Bands that you just can't understand why other people like

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Dark Vader    pirate
19/10/2012 at 16:26

I have absolutely no interest in the following singers and bands and really can't fathom why they are so popular with other people...  its a mystery......

Adele
Morrissey
Oasis
David Bowie

Complete rubbish to me.....

Feel free to defend them or add your own...

 

19/10/2012 at 16:32

Beatles

19/10/2012 at 16:40

Pet Shop Boys are the one I really can't stand, I mean there are some bands like Queen that I don't like, but I can at least see how some people like their overblown soft rock type rubbish, but the Pet Shop Boys are just a couple of dull blokes with a cheap casio keyboard.   

seren nos    pirate
19/10/2012 at 17:06

I lkie adele.........i think liking or disliking things is a hard one to argue or explain........you weither do or you don't

I love listening to donovan...but i can't tell you why

19/10/2012 at 17:07

+1 for Morrissey *shudder*

19/10/2012 at 17:11

I've tried, but me and Lou Reed are destined never to see to eye

If Neil Young could refrain for singing ever again I would be a happy bunny (nice tunes and guitarwork I'll give you that, but that voice....)

My radios are mostly tuned to Radio 4 or Planet Rock so I don't get much opportunity to be offended by new stuff.

19/10/2012 at 17:11

If it doesn't get whacked out on Fenders and Gibsons plugged into a Marshall stack I don't understand it 

 

19/10/2012 at 17:13

How Paul McCartney is still popular is baffling.

19/10/2012 at 17:21

He's not.

19/10/2012 at 17:23

Foo fighters

Not complete rubbish, I just don't see why anyone would get excited by them, just

19/10/2012 at 17:25

The Carpenters.  I mean, really?

19/10/2012 at 17:25
Bruce C wrote (see)

Beatles

+1   pleasant tunes, not my cup of tea, but I don't understand their god-like status

Morrissey is a total knob, but I do like listening to The Smiths

If you really want to make me  and  put on some Proclaimers 

19/10/2012 at 17:26

+1 for the Beatles or anything Paul McCartney related

19/10/2012 at 17:26

Oh and sorry DV, but my absolute fave is Mr Bowie 

seren nos    pirate
19/10/2012 at 17:27
Happychap wrote (see)

The Carpenters.  I mean, really?

i love the carpenters

19/10/2012 at 17:34

I'm sorry Seren, I really am but there is something about her voice that makes me want to stick my fingers through my eyeballs and pull my brain out.

19/10/2012 at 17:34

Anything to do with hip-hop or what I see is now called 'r'n'b' I just don't understand.

19/10/2012 at 17:35

Abba are shit

Morrissey is shit

Leonard Cohen is dull

Elvis - nope.  never got him.

Queen - live - fantastic. to listen to - annoying. likewise the Stones

19/10/2012 at 17:36

Showing my age, but I never really got the Electric Light Orchestra. These days, I don't understand dirgey stuff such as Coldplay and Snow Patrol.

19/10/2012 at 17:38

By the by, for a masterly take-off of the Pet Shop Boys....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wqfcwgT0Ds

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