Why is it cool to like Tom Waits' singing?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Vyb, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I can appreciate his writing like in the first one but goddamn it he can't sing. The bands here sound GREAT. His voice ruins 'em IMO :coffee:

    [video=youtube;ipaV4k2n__I]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipaV4k2n__I[/video]

    [video=youtube;10nARnM0v64]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10nARnM0v64[/video]

    Maybe some hipsters can explain it. Where's FTM? :dontknow:
     
  2. HeinousMark

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    I'm not a hipster and I don't like Tom Waits because "it's cool". I like Tom Waits because I like Tom Waits....I guess OP just doesn't get the vyb.....:c
     
  3. Vyb

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    better voice on Tootie Ma...which really doesn't require a good voice. :dontknow:

    [video=youtube;vxgYRh7YWK0]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxgYRh7YWK0[/video]
     
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    ^ hipster. :cool:
     
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    Should have this guy sing......

    [video=youtube_share;z9sEQ2gzx_4]http://youtu.be/z9sEQ2gzx_4 [/video]
     
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    love the guy
    [video=youtube;Dixxse4dpQ4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dixxse4dpQ4[/video]
     
  7. Lemmy

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    A "bad voice" with character can suit a song or band better than someone with a gifted voice.
     
  8. Swayze

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    Love Tommy!

    Fuck you vyb
     
  9. Vyb

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    I can even appreciate a bad voice. I wouldn't say, like, Elvis Costello has a good voice...or the guy signing in post 3. :dontknow:

    I can do that belchy low singing like Tom Waits. :no:
     
  10. Swayze

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    Listen to his earlier stuff

    He had a lovely voice he did
     
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    [video=youtube;U5X4N2exOsU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5X4N2exOsU[/video]
     
  12. Vyb

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    :lol:
     
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    hate that guy
     
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    blasphemy!
     
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    Who?
     
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    The voice sort of matches the lyrics and it creates this sort of raw atmosphere, very emotional, you could say the same about Leonard Cohen. They paint great portraits that a singer with a good voice would have trouble conveying. :grad:
     
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    things are cool because cool people like them; cool people are people who like cool things. it's a whole thing.
     
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    see?
     
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    Ooh, I love Leonard Cohen too.

    [video=youtube;D97OxHZzBeQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D97OxHZzBeQ[/video]
     
  20. FtM

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    In a way, you're onto something.

    I bring you Hipsters Who Dress Like Jackie From "Roseanne"...

    http://hipsterswhodresslikejackie.tumblr.com/