Stars you feel are overrated

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  1. jig-sore

    jig-sore Formerly the anorak

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    after looking at greedo's Madonna photos and thinking "i never really rated her", it got me thinking about "the other guy".

    who am i talking about.. David Bowie !! a huge and successful star but i never really got him at all and still don't rate him very much.

    so which BIG stars do you think are overrated (and possible who do you feel is underrated).

    George Clooney, thats another one... what do people see in him ??

    now im a big Gary Numan fan but i wouldn't say he's underrated at all, he's not really big star quality.

    Katie Melua possibly underrated for me
     
  2. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

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    Alpha Centauri is a tad over-rated.
     
  3. Gerry Attrick

    Gerry Attrick Lincolnshire Mountain Rescue Consultant

    Katherine Jenkins. Nice to look at, but oh that voice. Not for me.
     
  4. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

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    The Beatles
     
  5. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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  6. RyanW

    RyanW The abominable Bikeman

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    Alpha Centauri is not a star.... Its actually 2 stars, (binary system)

    So you have answered the question, which star couple is over rated.
     
  7. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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    I just knew that some pedant would wade in! Crab Nebula is a whole load of them. They all like group sex. Hello told me.. it must be true.
     
  8. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    No, he's shoot.

    Maybe one average song about 30 years ago...
    :rolleyes:
     
  9. buggi

    buggi Bird Saviour

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    funnily enough, i was just thinking that today. i like their music but i don't think it's that outstanding.

    after seeing her recently... Whitney Houston.

    and also, after her performance on X Factor... Mariah Carey.

    In fact, after seeing a lot of big names on X Factor, i think the contestants are much better.
     
  10. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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    Tom Cruise
    Daniel Day-Lewis
    Oasis
    U2 ( in spades! )
    Madonna ( likewise)
    Glenn Close

    Oh Lordy, where do I begin...?
     
  11. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    But you previously thought they were good...so you fail!!:smile:
     
  12. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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    Boy George
    Bob Marley
    The Rolling Stones (for the last 40 years, anyway)
     
  13. bauldbairn

    bauldbairn New Member

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    Agree 100%. :ohmy:

    .....add Oasis after their first two albums, J-Lo, Mariah Carey and Elvis(after the early years)? :smile:
     
  14. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

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    Oh Dear...such a grumpy lot we do seem to be...:smile:
     
  15. What you have to bear in mind with the Beatles is that they were pretty much inventing pop music as they went along. This doesn't mean, of course, that you have to like their music - although mostly I do - but it does mean that it's actually very difficult to overrate them once you put them into context. Oasis, on the other hand, would be overrated if they offered a lavatory cleaning service.
     
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