And most Overrated?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by ChrisW, 6 Oct 2007.

  1. ChrisW

    ChrisW Senior Member

    Gotta be ELVIS!!!

    Never wrote a song, performed other standards in a sub-standard manner (Blue Suede Shoes, Blue Moon of Kentucky etc)

    Couldn't act but managed to appear in a whole host of dreary second class films.

    Just a lucky white boy, right place, right time.

    And finished off as a Las Vegas freak show...
     
  2. monnet

    monnet Über Member

    I saw the thread title and thought 'Elvis' no question. Completely agree with you.
     
  3. LordoftheTeapot

    LordoftheTeapot Veteran

    I also agree
     
  4. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    beatles, obviously. They're only mediocre.
     
  5. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    Oh dear. Another 'I agree with Bonj' moment. :biggrin:
    When will the world give up drooling over the Beatles?

    Oh and the Arctic frigging Monkeys. :biggrin:

    Elvis was great though. :biggrin:
     
  6. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    Smiths
    Oasis
    Artic monkeys
    Kaiser cheifs
    U2
    .....ok I'll b ehonest...any crappy two chord band since the end of the '80's:biggrin:
     
  7. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    Blimey...Elvis...superb singer!
    Beatles...marvellous stuff mostly apart from the twee McCartneys and the whimsical "Octopus' Garden" type stuff.
    Oasis...arrogant @rsehole Liam, Noel = a bit cleverer and a very good songwriter, even if lyrics are naive.
    Overrated = Phil Collins, Sting, and their ilk.
    Jury's out on U2....
     
  8. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    The Smiths?! Aren't you supposed to be a muso of some type BFTB? They don't belong anywhere near that list of innoffensive, mediocre, pop-rock type stuff.

    Shame on you BFTB, you're a charlatan.

    Bren
     
  9. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    Pink ****ing Floyd. Album after album moaning how hard it is being a multi-millionaire rock star.
     
  10. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    Although 'Piper at the Gates of Dawn' is superb.

    As for the disparaging comments about Elvis and the Beatles - you know nowt.
     
  11. Membrane

    Membrane New Member

    Rolling Stones, collectively and individually a complete waste of space and resources.

    I like the early Elvis, he was a great performer early in his career. The Beatles weren't the great band some claim they were, but pretty decent in my book.
     
  12. girofan

    girofan New Member

    :biggrin: Girls Aloud
    :biggrin: Elton John
    :biggrin: Amy Whine-house
    Plus many more!
    Popularity is no guide to talent.
     
  13. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    Bob.F*cking.Dylan
     
  14. k-dog

    k-dog New Member

    I'd just like to pop in and contribute with 'The Verve'. Always irritated me how one reasonable (if that) album when i was a student and all of a sudden they were one of the all-time greats - at least among the people I knew at the time.
     
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