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Old 01-26-2013, 01:39 AM   #46
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This may be the first Hottest 100 in which I actively hate a majority of the songs played so far. Heavy on join-the-dots kiddie pop and adult contemporary shite (hello Birds of Tokyo).

And not just the kids, all those outfits like Jango Jango (unchained), even Mike Snow or whatever, it all relies far too much on repetitive 'catchiness'. Tighter than Uncle Scrooge. No capacity for space, expanse, adventure.

Oh that Alabama Shakes song makes me want to claw my eyeballs out. Dreary.
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Old 01-26-2013, 02:56 AM   #47
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Who the hell are Rudimental and why do they have two songs in the top twenty?
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:02 AM   #48
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They're Rudimental, that's why. That's all anyone needs to know.
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Oh my god, THIS is that "Same Love" song that seemingly everybody on Facebook has been fapping about for being so deep and meaningful and whatabeautifulmessage?

WHAT A SACK OF CRAP. It's a poorly written speech forced to go with some weak music. Who cares that the message is good when the song sucks so much?

Seriously, I'm going to fucking strum a few boring chords or plonk on the piano and mumble a speech about some important progressive political issue and BOOM! #15 HOTTEST 100 NEXT YEAR.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:26 AM   #50
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Looks like Kieran won't need to talk about killing himself.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:43 AM   #51
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Oh my god, THIS is that "Same Love" song that seemingly everybody on Facebook has been fapping about for being so deep and meaningful and whatabeautifulmessage?

WHAT A SACK OF CRAP. It's a poorly written speech forced to go with some weak music. Who cares that the message is good when the song sucks so much?

Seriously, I'm going to fucking strum a few boring chords or plonk on the piano and mumble a speech about some important progressive political issue and BOOM! #15 HOTTEST 100 NEXT YEAR.
So wait, what, did it win? I've actually got the radio on but haven't been playing the least attention.

I'm so tired of people liking songs because they have 'an inspirational/uplifting message'. If it's bad, it's bad.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:46 AM   #52
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It was #15. Up to #6 now, Major Lazer.

Fuck I'd forgotten how dull Tame Impala are. I hate everyone for voting them not once but TWICE into the top ten.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:51 AM   #53
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So I'm not the only person who finds Tame Impala a bit dull.

Interesting.

I don't hate them, but I can't really see it. Whatever it is.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:55 AM   #54
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Mumford & Sons.

Waste of space.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:02 AM   #55
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Ah #3, it's the guy from Alt J with the speech impediment.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:16 AM   #56
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And number one, drum roll puh-leez, it's The The with "Uncertain Smile".

Not really. HEY MATT LAMORE, CAN WE BLOW OUR BRAINS OUT

Phew, I won't have to idly talk about killing myself after all. At least not on this account.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:38 PM   #57
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What a truly terrible top ten. I admit I'm at a loss to understand the popularity of most of those songs.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:28 PM   #58
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I feel old.
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Though the one on right now, "Laura" by Bat For Lashes, is pretty fucking tedious too.
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On the basis of that one listen, it sounded to me like it was trying to be understated but it actually comes across as overwrought.
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