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Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h22
by Chan Marshall's Muse
Tea wrote:Martha Wainwright.
Genre:Pop-Rock/ Folk-Pop
Similar Bands: Lisa Germano, PJ Harvey, Cat Power (according to allmusic.com)


Isnt everybody these days. :lol:

But seriously, why is that every female singer/songwriter gets compared to Patti Smith, PJ Harvey and (especially lately) Chan. Are these critcs just lacking in imagination or something? I can understand it when they say that Peyroux sounds like Billie Holiday because she sounds exactly like her but just comparing everybody to Chan Marshall or PJ Harvey is just ridiculous.

Chan, PJ and Patti are far too individual and unique to be compared with anybody.

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h34
by Sebastiaan
I just knew you were going to comment on this Muse...

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h35
by Chan Marshall's Muse
Sebastiaan wrote:I just knew you were going to comment on this Muse...


I am too predictable. :lol:
What do you think about it?

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h37
by Sebastiaan
I don't know... I don't know those artists enough to make a correct comparison... (Cat Power I listened to it... a little, I like some songs... some I don't... PJ Harvey is on my "to check out" list for some time now... and Martha Wainwright I have sme songs I haven't listened to yet...)

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h41
by Chan Marshall's Muse
To me its just humorous that the comparisons are made at all. Martha Wainwright is similar to Cat Power and PJ Harvey? I don't think so. It's just because they're all female and the critics think its funny making non-existent comparisons. It's like saying cheese tastes the same as ham. Ridiculous.

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h44
by Sebastiaan
who cares about critics anyway? I don't.

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h45
by Chan Marshall's Muse
Me neither. They are ridiculous.

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h48
by lenny
Grrr...

Thanx Billy ! Martina is oneline :)

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 18h59
by lenny
Billy McCann wrote:maybe some little notes-links next to artists' names whose mp3 are on AOTR MP3 of the Week? :)


Like this ? (cf lyrics page)

Posted: Sat 05 Nov 2005, 19h51
by Billy McCann
lenny wrote:Grrr...

:loll

Anyway - yes. I think it may help people dicover new artist :)