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7th Apr '18 2:46:46 PM DesertDragon
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This also happens quite a bit in HipHop, when a gritty hardcore rapper with a raspy voice performs a duet with a silky R&B chanteuse, either with her singing the chorus in his song, or him [[AWildRapperAppears dropping a verse or two]] in hers [[note]]Or both. Many collaborations between rappers and singers are of the "Appear in my song and I'll appear in yours" variety[[/note]]

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This also happens quite a bit in HipHop, when a gritty hardcore rapper with a raspy voice performs a duet with a silky R&B chanteuse, either with her singing the chorus in his song, or him [[AWildRapperAppears dropping a verse or two]] in hers hers. [[note]]Or both. Many collaborations between rappers and singers are of the "Appear in my song and I'll appear in yours" variety[[/note]]
variety.[[/note]]
7th Apr '18 2:46:19 PM DesertDragon
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This also happens quite a bit in HipHop, when a gritty hardcore rapper with a raspy voice performs a duet with a silky smooth R&B songbird.

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This also happens quite a bit in HipHop, when a gritty hardcore rapper with a raspy voice performs a duet with a silky smooth R&B songbird.
chanteuse, either with her singing the chorus in his song, or him [[AWildRapperAppears dropping a verse or two]] in hers [[note]]Or both. Many collaborations between rappers and singers are of the "Appear in my song and I'll appear in yours" variety[[/note]]



This trope is arguably the musical equivalent to UglyGuyHotWife (or OddCouple), especially when the singers ''look'' like what their voices imply (though this isn't guaranteed).

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This trope is arguably the musical equivalent to UglyGuyHotWife (or OddCouple), or OddCouple, especially when the singers ''look'' like what their voices imply (though this isn't guaranteed).
5th Apr '18 3:29:24 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* Music/PeterGabriel's done this trope on more than one occasion; with Music/KateBush in "Don't Give Up", Sinead [=O'Connor=] in "Blood of Eden" and(in a male-male example) African vocalist Youssou [=NDour=] in "In Your Eyes". His live album "Secret World" features Paula Cole("Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?") doing back-up vocals for the whole concert.

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* Music/PeterGabriel's done this trope on more than one occasion; with Music/KateBush in "Don't Give Up", Sinead [=O'Connor=] in "Blood of Eden" and(in and (in a male-male example) African vocalist Youssou [=NDour=] in "In Your Eyes". His live album "Secret World" features Paula Cole("Where Cole ("Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?") doing back-up vocals for the whole concert.
4th Apr '18 7:18:38 AM Captcha
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* Frequently used in ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar'' with Annas and Caiaphas, especially as performed by Kurt Yaghjian and Bob Bingham in the 1973 film.
3rd Apr '18 5:15:36 AM jormis29
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* Big & Rich has this, as Big Kenny often sings in a deep, theatrical bass while John Rich sings in a high wispy tenor.

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* Big & Rich Music/BigAndRich has this, as Big Kenny often sings in a deep, theatrical bass while John Rich sings in a high wispy tenor.
26th Mar '18 3:48:06 AM jormis29
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* [[InvertedTrope Genderswapped]] in ''Whenever I Call You Friend'' with Kenny Loggins and Music/StevieNicks. It's Stevie who has the deeper voice than Kenny.

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* [[InvertedTrope Genderswapped]] in ''Whenever I Call You Friend'' with Kenny Loggins Music/KennyLoggins and Music/StevieNicks. It's Stevie who has the deeper voice than Kenny.
21st Feb '18 9:47:15 AM nombretomado
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* In another male-and-male example, RhapsodyOfFire's CD-single release of "The Magic of the Wizard's Dream" featured a duet version of the album track between singer Fabio Lione (tenor) and Christopher Lee (bass--yes, ''that'' Creator/ChristopherLee)--in four different languages!

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* In another male-and-male example, RhapsodyOfFire's Music/RhapsodyOfFire's CD-single release of "The Magic of the Wizard's Dream" featured a duet version of the album track between singer Fabio Lione (tenor) and Christopher Lee (bass--yes, ''that'' Creator/ChristopherLee)--in four different languages!
12th Feb '18 4:59:35 PM nombretomado
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* PeterGabriel's done this trope on more than one occasion; with Music/KateBush in "Don't Give Up", Sinead [=O'Connor=] in "Blood of Eden" and(in a male-male example) African vocalist Youssou [=NDour=] in "In Your Eyes". His live album "Secret World" features Paula Cole("Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?") doing back-up vocals for the whole concert.

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* PeterGabriel's Music/PeterGabriel's done this trope on more than one occasion; with Music/KateBush in "Don't Give Up", Sinead [=O'Connor=] in "Blood of Eden" and(in a male-male example) African vocalist Youssou [=NDour=] in "In Your Eyes". His live album "Secret World" features Paula Cole("Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?") doing back-up vocals for the whole concert.
30th Jan '18 6:57:39 AM Cryoclaste
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* Manilla Road's vocal style alternates between [[WorldOfWarcraft Orc (rough, low, and heavy) and Blood Elf (high and clear)]].

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* Manilla Road's vocal style alternates between [[WorldOfWarcraft [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Orc (rough, low, and heavy) and Blood Elf (high and clear)]].
26th Dec '17 1:29:39 PM DirefulVelvet
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* "Baby I'm An Anarchist" sees Against Me! adding female vocals to their normal gravelly ones.
** "Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart" does this again, with Tegan Quin (Half of ''Music/TeganAndSara'') providing the counterpoint to Tom Gabel's vocals.

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* "Baby I'm An Anarchist" sees Against Me! adding female soprano vocals to their normal gravelly ones.
** "Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart" does this again, with Tegan Quin (Half of ''Music/TeganAndSara'') providing the counterpoint to Tom Gabel's Laura Jane Grace's vocals.
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