Fiona Apple's music is mostly annoying crap. I truly believe the only reason she's critically revered is because she has the image of a strong feminist and yet she's still fuckable.
Oh, gotcha. I was being dense.I'm saying that's not really an unpopular view.
I think the reason people find this one so difficult to really agree with is that (in my opinion) "experimental and bad" is always better than "formulaic and bad", which would imply that there's a certain quality inherent to the experimentation that doesn't actually exist.I don't think this is a universally unpopular opinion, but it seems to be in a lot of online music discussion circles.
Experimental is not a synonym for good, and quite a lot of it is straight garbage. Subverting traditions and doing "new" things is okay but it does not equal enjoyable music. I see way too many people that feel the need to praise something just because its different and shit on stuff because its more traditional.
Being experimental is easy, being experimental and being good is hard. *
*Yes I am aware "good" is subjective, but it's an unpopular *opinion* for a reason.
I actually hate this cover.I just saw this:
Was headlined on Google today, because apparently it would have been the birthday of the now obviously dead metric fattass who sang it (He apparently weighed nearly 1000 pounds when he died)... and it reminded me just how shitty of a cover it actually is. Truth be told, he wasn't even that bad of a singer, but he clearly didn't even bother learning a majority of the lyrics to this song, because he constantly fucked them up, and it sounds all the worse for it.
I know everyone else loves this fat fuck's cover, and I don't even really hate his version, but it's still overrated AF.
I offhand can't remember any other studio cover (as in, not live) where the singer clearly forgot the words to the song halfway through, and just started singing an earlier verse again instead. What were they thinking? I still think the fatass was a decent enough singer, but he clearly needed a teleprompter or something.I actually hate this cover.
I haven't heard that before and quite like some other songs by Lovich, thanks for sharing.Lene Lovich's cover of "I Think We're Alone Now" is far better than the cover that basically made Tiffany's career. If more people had heard Lovich's then nobody would have paid attention to Tiffany.