'What's Up?' and the very worst songs ever

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Dimbo wrote:The media are run by the CIA. They write what they tell them to write.

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Postby Jeemo » 31 Aug 2018, 23:32

Was there a more charisma free group than UB40?
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Postby Rayge » 01 Sep 2018, 19:25

outside of prog, can't think of one off-hand.
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Re: 'What's Up?' and the very worst songs ever

Postby Georgios » 01 Sep 2018, 22:44

I bet Ali Campbell stunk of BO and weed.

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Postby Eddie Shah environment » 01 Sep 2018, 22:56

They were alright for a very short time - 'King', 'Food For Thought' - but FUCK what a rapid decline.

But the reason I posted that one is more to do with the specific song than the group (as shit as they were). The title is the chorus, more or less, and it's shockingly, stunningly bad. Who'd write a song with a title that fucking stupid? and then dribble it out as the chorus?

Utter fucking idiots. Rotten art.
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Postby Georgios » 01 Sep 2018, 23:00

I think that's far from the worst thing they did, but where do you start with this lot?

Incredibly both these two singles managed to get into the US top 10.




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Georgios wrote:I think that's far from the worst thing they did, but where do you start with this lot?


That's a terrible record, but in the mouths of the Temptations, it's a great song.
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Re: 'What's Up?' and the very worst songs ever

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 14 Sep 2018, 09:35

kalowski II: The Revenge wrote:


Shocking.

We're going to hear more of this claptrap in the coming weeks, you know :(
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Count Machuki wrote:John Coan, couple of grand, and a studio for 24 hours

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Should I start the thread?


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Postby Eddie Shah environment » 14 Sep 2018, 13:25

The last time I didn't get a couple of grand, you mean?
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Postby Deebank » 14 Sep 2018, 21:11

He’s all mouth & trousers.
As I’ve said a dozen times I’ve got more stuff on my phone for free (in GarageBand etc) than NO had when they were at their peak.
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“He’s got the memory of an elephant ... and the trophy cabinet of one too.”

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Re: 'What's Up?' and the very worst songs ever

Postby Georgios » 14 Sep 2018, 21:29

We could just post endless YouTube links to that lot and it would satisfy the remit of this thread.

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Postby Eddie Shah environment » 14 Sep 2018, 21:49

Deebank wrote:As I’ve said a dozen times I’ve got more stuff on my phone for free (in GarageBand etc) than NO had when they were at their peak.


What's your point? I honestly don't follow
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Funny-bad, rather than vomit-bad, but still utterly worthless and stupid.
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Re: 'What's Up?' and the very worst songs ever

Postby Pansy Puff » 14 Sep 2018, 22:00

Georgios wrote:We could just post endless YouTube links to that lot and it would satisfy the remit of this thread.

And upset Copehead at the same time!
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