Frontier Former Editor

March 13, 2008

Somebody finally recognizes Nelly Furtado for what she really is . . .

Filed under: music, muzak, Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Frontier Former Editor @ 6:31 pm

a mediocre plagiarizer of styles.

I have to confess. Daryl Hall and John Oates could be fun to listen to, but Hall also apparently has a biting sense of humor (courtesy of Best of the Fests):

(FYI, Daryl scored extra cool points for altering the lyrics of the “Maneater” chorus to: “Whoa-oh, here she comes/Watch out boy, she’ll steal your song/Whoa-oh, here she comes/Her name is Nelly Furtado.” Classic!)

ย Every time I’ve tried to listen to Nelly Furtado and give her the benefit of the doubt, she bores me to tears.

Now,ย  I’m not talking about great art in either case, but judge for yourself.

and

Of course, I’m not ruling out the possibility that I’m a complete schmuck without any taste in music, but what the hey . . .

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7 Comments »

  1. oh I just cringe whenever I watch 80s music like H & O but you’re right – what a rip off.

    am not a fan of nelly furtado anyway, but that’s a lousy clip. I’ll be looking back on that one in 50 years and cringing even more

    Comment by nursemyra — March 14, 2008 @ 2:43 am

  2. The boredom factor for Furtado is very high. Sheesh, now I’m going to have to post a “Men at Work” video
    ~m

    Comment by ~m — March 14, 2008 @ 6:00 am

  3. Things are gonna get interesting in a few days, depending on just how many fans lil’ Nelly has . . .

    http://burninthespotlight.com/forum/somebody-finally-recognizes-nelly-furtado-what-she-really-23357#post392236

    Comment by Frontier Former Editor — March 15, 2008 @ 7:57 am

  4. do you have to be a member to read replies on that forum?

    if not, it doesn’t look like she’s got too many fans jumping to her defense yet

    Comment by nursemyra — March 15, 2008 @ 4:52 pm

  5. Unless the only member is Chris Crocker. Then we’re going to have some real fun ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Comment by Former Frontier Editor — March 15, 2008 @ 8:54 pm

  6. Until now I was blissfully unaware of this person. Only got half-way through her video.

    Enjoyed H & O though. Gaaa!!! that moustache! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by azahar — March 16, 2008 @ 3:58 am

  7. azahar, you’d better not play any H & O when I’m in sevilla

    80s music is totally banned ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by nursemyra — March 16, 2008 @ 6:01 pm


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