Stevie Wonder

Do talk back
User avatar
OoogieBoogie
Posts: 166
Joined: 04 Jan 2017, 20:22

Stevie Wonder

Postby OoogieBoogie » 08 Oct 2017, 11:57

good?

User avatar
Uncle Charles Routine
hounds people off the board
Posts: 19727
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: selling a self-detonating James Last CD to a Copenhagen thrift store

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 08 Feb 2018, 21:45

The most overrated artist here.
caramba wrote:Not sure why other posters above are too scared of Coan to release his new board's URL, the details took
about two minutes to find.

http://preludin.proboards.com

User avatar
Matt Wilson
Psychedelic Cowpunk
Posts: 29761
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 20:18
Location: Edge of a continent

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Feb 2018, 22:12

But, but I'm sure the

NME

likes him!!
goat boy wrote:For so long now Matt has BCB defined himself as being in opposition to Coan. He’s the Batman to their Joker but they can't deal with Batman ditching the gothic gloom of Gotham for Paris in the spring.

User avatar
jimboo
Posts: 6769
Joined: 29 Dec 2005, 17:43
Location: taking a foxy kind of stand

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby jimboo » 08 Feb 2018, 22:12

Nah , they loved Womack.
Goat Boy wrote:Oh, do fuck off, prog boy.

User avatar
Matt Wilson
Psychedelic Cowpunk
Posts: 29761
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 20:18
Location: Edge of a continent

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Feb 2018, 22:13

Oh, well he must be shit then.
goat boy wrote:For so long now Matt has BCB defined himself as being in opposition to Coan. He’s the Batman to their Joker but they can't deal with Batman ditching the gothic gloom of Gotham for Paris in the spring.

User avatar
Goat Boy
Bogarting the joint
Posts: 32852
Joined: 20 Mar 2007, 12:11
Location: In the perfumed garden

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Goat Boy » 08 Feb 2018, 22:14

i think he was a genius.
Griff wrote:The notion that Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong vocal proponent of antisemitism, would stand in front of an antisemitic mural and commend it is utterly preposterous.


Copehead wrote:we have lost touch with anything normal

User avatar
Ranking Ted
Posts: 12568
Joined: 03 Feb 2004, 22:13
Location: Northern Britain

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Ranking Ted » 08 Feb 2018, 22:17

Perhaps some of LPs are overrated but he is not. In fact, we underrate the fantastically exciting and vital sounding pre-Talking Book/Innervisions era. An absolute glut of great music for 15 odd years.

User avatar
Osgood
Posts: 1945
Joined: 28 Nov 2014, 09:48
Location: Madrid

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Osgood » 09 Feb 2018, 08:59

The Looking Back 3 LP comp is fuckin' awesome, to my knoledge there is nothing like that released on CD and it's a shame. Then the run from Music Of My MInd to Hotter Than July is as good as it gets. The man could write a tune.
Nobody's ferpect.

User avatar
The Modernist
2018 BCB Cup Champ!
Posts: 12978
Joined: 13 Apr 2014, 20:42

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby The Modernist » 09 Feb 2018, 09:47

Ranking Ted wrote:Perhaps some of LPs are overrated but he is not. In fact, we underrate the fantastically exciting and vital sounding pre-Talking Book/Innervisions era. An absolute glut of great music for 15 odd years.


Yes I'd agree with this. You have to slightly cherry pick the albums to a certain degree but the sheer musicality is there from the start. In the Rolling Stone/Matt W canon he comes very high at the expense of others who were as talented ( Curtis Mayfield, Donny Hathaway, Gil Scott Heron) but you can't blame him for that.

User avatar
Rayge
Posts: 13823
Joined: 14 Aug 2013, 11:37
Location: deepest Devon
Contact:

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby Rayge » 09 Feb 2018, 10:06

OCT wrote:The most overrated artist here.


yes. All dross after the mid-1960s.
Terrible driver, too
In timeless moments we live forever

You can't play a tune on an absolute

Negative Capability...when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact & reason”

User avatar
trans-chigley express
Posts: 17781
Joined: 11 Nov 2003, 01:50
Location: Asia's WC

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby trans-chigley express » 09 Feb 2018, 10:56

*** on the TCE scale. When he was good he was very, very good but when he was bad he was very, very bad

caramba
Posts: 601
Joined: 25 Aug 2016, 17:12

Re: Stevie Wonder

Postby caramba » 10 Feb 2018, 10:09

Think he was great up to that silly thing about the plants he did in the mid-70s, after which I rather lost interest in him.

Believe he's well worth seeing live, though.