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Old 10-05-2005, 02:44 PM   #16
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the ones i would take off would be morrissey & beck....just cause i love them both

i have a guess at why morrissey made the list....but beck??? is it cause he's a scientologist??

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Old 10-05-2005, 04:35 PM   #17
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I always associate these types of lists with NME
I'm kind of surprised Q published one. Maybe it's just been too long since I picked up a copy.

To be honest, I am a little surprised Bono isn't on the list.

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Old 10-05-2005, 05:37 PM   #18
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fuck them for putting Lou Reed on there, and at #1? The guy recorded a great album back in 2000 (Ecstasy), and even if the Edgar Allan Poe thing was uneven, it was certainly an interesting effort.

Bunch of assholes.
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Old 10-05-2005, 05:39 PM   #19
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Originally posted by Aardvark747
Originally posted by yertle-the-turtle
He had crap hair.
And my opinion on Queen involves the words "dull", "shite" and "70s", but nevermind.
Change that to *HAS!
Right, Out.
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Old 10-05-2005, 05:41 PM   #20
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wow, no mention of Coldplay

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Yeah, Mike Mills? Where did that come from? Maybe it was those Nudie suits.
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Old 10-05-2005, 06:11 PM   #22
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I completely disagree... Beck? why?!
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Old 10-05-2005, 06:49 PM   #23
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Originally posted by inmyplace13
wow, no mention of Coldplay

Seven, lucky seven.
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When did britney spears become classified as a musician
Best post here!
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Old 10-05-2005, 07:46 PM   #25
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lou reed is #1. :chokes on dinner:
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Old 10-05-2005, 09:07 PM   #26
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and the question is...

where's Pete Doherty?
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Old 10-05-2005, 09:10 PM   #27
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OK let's contextualise this. Q's definition of pathetic means not being what someone on murmurs (I googled the Mike Mills thing, it couldn't really be the hair) calls "a latex, poofed up hair, shiny lip glossed, groupie banging, hard drinking, drug popping, lawsuit pending god", which explains Nicky Wire being on there for being a clean freak.

Basically they're slagging off nice wealthy musicians for not conforming to what is a very narrow minded definition of 'rock n' roll'. Pretty crap list.

That said Brian May still has crap hair, as does Mike Mills.

Edit: Apparently Brian May's on there for um, liking astronomy.
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Old 10-05-2005, 09:20 PM   #28
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Originally posted by timothius

Seven, lucky seven.
fuck! didnt notice
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Old 10-05-2005, 09:34 PM   #29
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maybe I'm missing something, but WHY is Lou Reed at number one?
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I don't understand why roger doultry would even qualify to be on that list. That would be like bono being on the list. He's not on the band to play guitar, he may play it occasionaly live, but he's the vocalist, not the musician.

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