History BetterThanItSounds / Music

24th Apr '16 1:06:30 AM aye_amber
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* [[spoiler: Grinderman]]: NickCave angsts about how he can't get laid.
* [[spoiler: Music/GuanoApes]]: German band fronted by a woman who can't play a single instrument. They play NuMetal but [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly can't decide exactly what genre they are and mix genres whenever they feel like]]. Later abandoned their sound to be a pop rock band.

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* [[spoiler: Grinderman]]: NickCave Grinderman:]] Music/NickCave angsts about how he can't get laid.
* [[spoiler: Music/GuanoApes]]: Music/GuanoApes:]] German band fronted by a woman who can't play a single instrument. They play NuMetal but [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly can't decide exactly what genre they are and mix genres whenever they feel like]]. Later abandoned their sound to be a pop rock band.
20th Apr '16 6:09:06 AM aye_amber
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* [[spoiler: Music/NewOrder]]: Four nightclub owners from Manchester. They were [[JoyDivision in a band with a really charismatic singer]], but he killed himself. One of them asked his girlfriend to play the keyboards, and they decided to keep playing since they weren't qualified to do anything else.

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* [[spoiler: Music/NewOrder]]: Four nightclub owners from Manchester. They were [[JoyDivision [[Music/JoyDivision in a band with a really charismatic singer]], but he killed himself. One of them asked his girlfriend to play the keyboards, and they decided to keep playing since they weren't qualified to do anything else.
6th Apr '16 11:01:47 PM Scrounge
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* [[spoiler:The Megas]]: Four guys from LA remix songs from an NES game using rock instruments and give personalities to fictional characters that previously had little to no personality through their songs.

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* [[spoiler:The Megas]]: [[spoiler:Music/TheMegas]]: Four guys from LA remix songs from an NES game using rock instruments and give personalities to fictional characters that previously had little to no personality through their songs.
2nd Apr '16 5:42:15 AM Classicalfan626
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* [[spoiler:Engelbert Humperdinck]]: British singer named after a German composer whose most famous song is a cover about ending a love relationship.

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* [[spoiler:Engelbert Humperdinck]]: British Pop singer named after a German composer whose most famous song is a cover about ending a love relationship.
29th Mar '16 3:11:54 AM Hugpocalypse
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* [[spoiler: Music/{{Slint}}]]: Four kids from Kentucky make a creepy, depressing album about carnivals and shipwrecks, which left one member sick and another institutionalised after recording, and was barely noticed until it was used in a [[Film/{{Kids}} film]] four years later.
19th Mar '16 5:09:05 AM Hossmeister
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7th Mar '16 10:29:59 AM TokyoByNight
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** [[spoiler: ''[[Music/KornAlbum Korn (album)]]'']]: Their debut album, which features the frontman crying about his DarkAndTroubledPast in every song. Uses heavily downtuned guitars, and invented said infamous genre by playing AlternativeMetal completely wrong.
2nd Mar '16 2:44:37 PM twilicorn
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* [[spoiler: Music/{{Drake}}]]: A black kid from {{Degrassi}} raps about all the money and sex he has.

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* [[spoiler: Music/{{Drake}}]]: A black kid from {{Degrassi}} Franchise/{{Degrassi}} raps about all the money and sex he has. His most famous song is a WordSaladTitle about phones.
2nd Mar '16 2:39:59 PM twilicorn
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* [[spoiler:Music/TheLivingTombstone]]: A guy from Israel who got popular by remixing ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'', as well as songs pertaining to various months, cupcakes made from firearms, and lab rats.

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* [[spoiler:Music/TheLivingTombstone]]: A guy from Israel who got popular by remixing ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'', [[Franchise/MyLittlePony a children's show]], as well as original songs pertaining to various months, cupcakes made from firearms, and lab rats.



* [[spoiler: Music/TheLonelyIsland]]: That weird guy from Series/SaturdayNightLive and Film/HotRod gets together with his two buddies that wrote and produced for both of those works to create weird joke songs about jizzing your pants and being on a boat.

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* [[spoiler: Music/TheLonelyIsland]]: That weird guy from Series/SaturdayNightLive ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' and Film/HotRod ''Film/HotRod'' gets together with his two buddies that wrote and produced for both of those works to create weird joke songs about jizzing your pants ejaculation, being a boss and being on a boat.



* [[spoiler: Music/{{Lordi}}]]: Finnish members of the KISS Army dress like a Nordic version of GWAR, perform catchy hard rock, and TAKE OVER THE WORLD! Or, rather, the Eurovision Song Contest, which is usually the provenance of safe soft pop music.

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* [[spoiler: Music/{{Lordi}}]]: Finnish members of the KISS Army dress like a Nordic version of GWAR, perform catchy hard rock, and TAKE OVER THE WORLD! Or, rather, the Eurovision Song Contest, which is usually the provenance of safe soft pop music.win a [[Series/EurovisionSongContest talent show known for its loud and flashy performances]].



** [[spoiler:Manfred Mann's Earth Band]]: South African forms a band in TheSeventies that sounds remarkably like their contemporaries. Their biggest hit was a Music/BruceSpringsteen cover that has a famous {{Mondegreen}}.

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** [[spoiler:Manfred Mann's Earth Band]]: South African forms a band in TheSeventies that sounds remarkably like their contemporaries. Their biggest hit was a Music/BruceSpringsteen cover that has of [[Music/BruceSpringsteen the guy below who sings about cars and New Jersey), and their version is best-remembered for a famous {{Mondegreen}}.



* [[spoiler: Music/RiloKiley]]: Pinsky from SaluteYourShorts and the girl for Film/TroopBeverlyHills and Film/TheWizard become indie darlings.
* [[spoiler:Rod Stewart]]: A hard rocker makes increasingly mellow music until he becomes a standards singer full-time. Married a woman much younger than him and (according to an urban legend) had semen pumped from his stomach.

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* [[spoiler: Music/RiloKiley]]: Pinsky from SaluteYourShorts ''Series/SaluteYourShorts'' and the girl for Film/TroopBeverlyHills from ''Film/TroopBeverlyHills'' and Film/TheWizard ''Film/TheWizard'' become indie darlings.
* [[spoiler:Rod Stewart]]: A hard rocker makes increasingly mellow music until he becomes a standards singer full-time.full-time, before going back to soft rock. Married a woman much younger than him and (according to an urban legend) had semen pumped from his stomach.
28th Feb '16 3:58:56 PM twilicorn
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** ''[[spoiler:Music/BackInBlack]]'': The first album with the Geordie, featuring [[MinimalisticAlbumCover nondescript cover art]], lyrics rife with [[IntercourseWithYou obvious puns]], and its biggest hits being dedications to the first singer.

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** ''[[spoiler:Music/BackInBlack]]'': The first album with the Geordie, featuring [[MinimalisticAlbumCover [[MinimalisticCoverArt nondescript cover art]], lyrics rife with [[IntercourseWithYou obvious puns]], and its biggest hits being dedications to the first singer.


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* [[spoiler:Music/CelineDion]]: A Canadian woman becomes famous for recording countless SillyLoveSongs. Her most famous song was inspired by a sinking ship.
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