brobot;1594507 said:What makes a good singer though?Many people love Tom Waits and he sounds like he is gurgling acid. I think it is very subjective as many things are but you also have to think of lyrics.
Cpt. Overkill;1594512 said:Lyrics=/=Singers Talent.They may be a talented lyricist, but that doesnt make them a singer. Sure, a lot of people might LOVE something, like The Jonas Brothers, but that doesnt mean they have a lot of talent.
brobot;1594488 said:Kurt Cobain ... he had a very large impact on many of todays singers.
Cpt. Overkill;1594498 said:Does that make him a great singer? No. It makes him influential.
Metal_Man;1595198 said:is bruce dickinson on this list
TheClashTheClashTheClash;1595204 said:No, I don't know how they could leave him out. He's a beast of a singer
visualdeity;1595376 said:Yeah. Kurt Cobain had one of the worst voices I've ever heard. The fact that he's even on the list makes this list a failure, much less the fact that he's above other artists with actual talent.
theantkid12;1595387 said:Although I wouldn't say he had a horrible voice and was a bad singer, you guys have to take into account this isn't a most TALENTED singers of all time list. This is greatest, the best overall package of a singer, and that includes he or she's mark on history.
theantkid12;1594975 said:Am I the only one who does not see Brad Delp?
sphere;1595836 said:Really, they threw on Axl Rose and Joe Perry and no mention of Brad Delp?Did they actually leave off Brad Delp?
Elegy;1595416 said:RS hates Iron Maiden, don't they?
Metal_Man;1596197 said:ok it's official rolling stones is NOT a music magazine in fact it's a poser magazine for people who think they like rock but they really listen to hannah montana.
rgdrafting;1596360 said:It seems that there is an unusually large percentage of people that have an almost vehement hatred for Kurt Cobain. Is it because he (allegedly :rolleyes:) commit suicide?
Inpheksion;1596394 said:EDIT: And how can you say he is a talentless musician? If there was a list of greatest lyricists of Music I would definitely put him near the top.
visualdeity;1596438 said:First, Nirvana songs tend to be so emo it makes me want to shoot someone. Second, Nirvana songs tend to be so repetitive (within the song, not from song to song) that I want to shoot someone (prime example being Heart-Shaped Box, which I swear must have 4 notes or something in the whole song, tops).Cobain was an alright guitarist, I'll give him that. He was a terrible songwriter and singer though (imnsho).
instantdeath999;1596449 said:The fact that you call him emo pretty much is a clear sign you have no idea what emo is.Emo is only a sub-genre of hardcore punk that developed in the 80's, and today, it is only a fashion style. In terms of music style, Nirvana are about as far from emo as you can get. They are grunge, all the way.As for repetition, while your example is somewhat exaggerated, keep in mind that, in true alternative fashion, the songs are short, usually less than four minutes. Repetition is almost guaranteed. And for lyrics, many love his lyrics because they are vague, and while they may have not had a deep meaning in mind when written, but it is definitely easy to pull interpretations. I've dissected thousands of songs, and Nirvana have been some of the most fun for me.EDIT: Also, let me make it clear that I don't think Kurt is a "good" singer. I consider him in the same vein as Bob Dylan, Johnny Rotten, or Jello Biafra.