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    If you come across a really bad Smiths or Morrissey cover on Youtube, please post it here.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylarker View Post
    Christ in a sidecar I don't even need to PLAY that one to know it's bad.
    But it's better if you do.

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    I also found a REALLY BAD Smiths cover here:


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    Quote Originally Posted by modrevolve View Post


    That is absolutely awful!
    I wonder how many of the people who do these covers are members of this site? Lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylarker View Post
    Oh Christ that was funny.
    The title showing up on the video pretty much ruins the joke...I hate Youtube for doing that.

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    Default Re: Bad Youtube Covers of Morrissey/The Smiths

    I think this thread will start to upset people....It's not truly kind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAVIE View Post
    I think this thread will start to upset people....It's not truly kind.
    Yes. I feel guilty for my last post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by !Viva Hate! View Post
    I also found a REALLY BAD Smiths cover here:

    Now THAT I ****ING agree on!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAVIE View Post
    I think this thread will start to upset people....It's not truly kind.
    Awww.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KenzieW View Post
    Yes. I feel guilty for my last post.
    But your analysis was perfect, it was like he had never heard the song.

    But Davie's right. I love listening to covers but there are some nitpicky bastards on here.



    Quote Originally Posted by !Viva Hate! View Post
    Maybe Geezer can give us advice seeing as she is an upstanding citizen in her community, trusted confidant to her friends, is extremely intelligent and properly educated, & just generally has her shit together in ways we could never hope to?

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    This is like checking the obituaries to see if my name is there.

    He's holding my hand!

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    Quote Originally Posted by modrevolve View Post
    For Christ's sake. It's terrible. Is this guy a Soloer? I don't hope so.
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    These are fans showing that they "love" Morrissey (or whatever they're showing, it doesn't matter) and it should be judged that way?

    Say that you are with a friend or acquaintance and they pick up a guitar and play a rough attempt at Sunny or whatever. I imagine that you'd be pretty forgiving and glad to hear it, just for fun. It didn't happen spontaneously, they had to work on it a while, and they probably would like some sort of, if not encouragement, then kindness, as Davie puts it.

    I see this as being the same thing. It's a tribute and it's informal. It's like folk music, the song is there in basic form but everyone puts their own spin on it. It's about the emotional release or expression and simply participating.

    I was going to say that it's not like they are promoting themselves as a professional act but even if they were, they would find out eventually if that's possible. Some of them probably are not as good as they think they are, but some might be better. Some might be internalizing the things they learn from copying Morrissey's songs and write some of their own.

    I just hate people being discouraged from doing their thing. There are better targets to mock than amateur musicians unless it's Paris Hilton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franissey View Post
    This is like checking the obituaries to see if my name is there.
    I will punch them in the face, Franissey.



    Quote Originally Posted by !Viva Hate! View Post
    Maybe Geezer can give us advice seeing as she is an upstanding citizen in her community, trusted confidant to her friends, is extremely intelligent and properly educated, & just generally has her shit together in ways we could never hope to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave View Post
    These are fans showing that they "love" Morrissey (or whatever they're showing, it doesn't matter) and it should be judged that way?

    Say that you are with a friend or acquaintance and they pick up a guitar and play a rough attempt at Sunny or whatever. I imagine that you'd be pretty forgiving and glad to hear it, just for fun. It didn't happen spontaneously, they had to work on it a while, and they probably would like some sort of, if not encouragement, then kindness, as Davie puts it.

    I see this as being the same thing. It's a tribute and it's informal. It's like folk music, the song is there in basic form but everyone puts their own spin on it. It's about the emotional release or expression and simply participating.

    I was going to say that it's not like they are promoting themselves as a professional act but even if they were, they would find out eventually if that's possible. Some of them probably are not as good as they think they are, but some might be better. Some might be internalizing the things they learn from copying Morrissey's songs and write some of their own.

    I just hate people being discouraged from doing their thing. There are better targets to mock than amateur musicians unless it's Paris Hilton.
    Perfectly put.



    Quote Originally Posted by !Viva Hate! View Post
    Maybe Geezer can give us advice seeing as she is an upstanding citizen in her community, trusted confidant to her friends, is extremely intelligent and properly educated, & just generally has her shit together in ways we could never hope to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by !Viva Hate! View Post
    If you come across a really bad Smiths or Morrissey cover on Youtube, please post it here.


    I don't guess it's bad. It's good.
    Bad is VH's signature.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raphael Lambach View Post
    I don't guess it's bad. It's good.
    Bad is VH's signature.
    Your face is bad, you bumbaclot bloodclot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylarker View Post
    Why is she singing in a white limbo? And why is the Viva Hate vinyl displayed on some satiny display, like it's a wake or something?
    Because it's a memorial service in memory of Morrissey's career, of course...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylarker View Post
    C'mon, dude. It looks like she's pooping in the thumbnail. And in a way, she is.
    I'm pooping as I type this...and Jeff Goldblum is watching me.

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