O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

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Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

Postby bitchslapped » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:26 pm

OK, Taken me awhile to get back here w/my take on things.

Didn't realize Jennifer Hudson was a seasoned judge (The Voice-UK), so may explain her boisterous behavior. Anytime I've seen her perform on TV, she comes out sings, that's it. So was surprised by the antics, i.e., shoe/book throwing, large personality.
I do like Miley, glad she has grown up some, tamed it down a bit. However, in jest or not, she & Blake will never be the King & Queen of country music!
Enjoyed Adam & Blake toning it down a bit...'anchors' a good word for those two. Glad to have a break from the 'Blake & Gwen' show.

CRguy wrote:Bring your VOICE, and whatever brought you to that point where THAT IS your Voice = great


Don't disagree there as you have it worded. There was a couple of contestants that showed up on stage, no background & I did miss the introduction of a short story. Short being the key word there.
However, again I will say pain & suffering is relative to where one is in their life, so some sniveling ok. We all do a bit of it from time to time whether it's a rant, venting, or pet peeves. Don't necessarily need to meet the whole fam damnly, tears etc, so long as the show keeps it to a minimum.
What makes a great song writer/singer? Pulling from all that pain & suffering & spilling it all out for the world to hear through your music. Now some are great actors to make themselves believable (such as Gwen).

Country music especially. If you weren't picking cotton by the age of two, in jail, on drugs, got shot, dirt poor = Loretta Lynn (Coal Miner's Daughter song & movie), Dolly Parton (Coat of Many Colors, song & movie), Johnny Cash (I Walk The Line song & movie), on & on, then what do you have to sing about? I would be surprised if any contestant won based on their story...@ least I hope not.

Really did enjoy the 4 yr old singing & those type of interactions on the show to keep interest, break it up a bit vs everybody get in a straight line to get on the stage to sing.

If judging by the first two opening shows for the season, we may be in for a good season over last season (re: judges). What was most surprising to me last season (Season 12) was the talent wasn't apparent in the beginning, then contestants took off like crazy which made it harder to choose a favorite!

Done w/my little essay now. :P

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Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

Postby justin case » Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:44 pm

bitchslapped wrote:OK, Taken me awhile to get back here w/my take on things.

Didn't realize Jennifer Hudson was a seasoned judge (The Voice-UK), so may explain her boisterous behavior. Anytime I've seen her perform on TV, she comes out sings, that's it. So was surprised by the antics, i.e., shoe/book throwing, large personality.
I do like Miley, glad she has grown up some, tamed it down a bit. However, in jest or not, she & Blake will never be the King & Queen of country music!
Enjoyed Adam & Blake toning it down a bit...'anchors' a good word for those two. Glad to have a break from the 'Blake & Gwen' show.

CRguy wrote:Bring your VOICE, and whatever brought you to that point where THAT IS your Voice = great


Don't disagree there as you have it worded. There was a couple of contestants that showed up on stage, no background & I did miss the introduction of a short story. Short being the key word there.
However, again I will say pain & suffering is relative to where one is in their life, so some sniveling ok. We all do a bit of it from time to time whether it's a rant, venting, or pet peeves. Don't necessarily need to meet the whole fam damnly, tears etc, so long as the show keeps it to a minimum.
What makes a great song writer/singer? Pulling from all that pain & suffering & spilling it all out for the world to hear through your music. Now some are great actors to make themselves believable (such as Gwen).

Country music especially. If you weren't picking cotton by the age of two, in jail, on drugs, got shot, dirt poor = Loretta Lynn (Coal Miner's Daughter song & movie), Dolly Parton (Coat of Many Colors, song & movie), Johnny Cash (I Walk The Line song & movie), on & on, then what do you have to sing about? I would be surprised if any contestant won based on their story...@ least I hope not.

Really did enjoy the 4 yr old singing & those type of interactions on the show to keep interest, break it up a bit vs everybody get in a straight line to get on the stage to sing.

If judging by the first two opening shows for the season, we may be in for a good season over last season (re: judges). What was most surprising to me last season (Season 12) was the talent wasn't apparent in the beginning, then contestants took off like crazy which made it harder to choose a favorite!

Done w/my little essay now. :P

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People have made it in country music with less talent than many I have seen on the Voice. IE Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams JR. Judging a 4 year old is ludicrous to begin with, as progressing age, has a multitude of hills to overcome. I was a descant at one time, and now it's hard to hit baritone notes. I was impressed with a few of the singers, although perhaps, they have already given their best shot. I will be watching to see what professional coaching may bring to those selected to continue. I know many songs that can be a challenge to singers of many different styles of music. In my opinion, it all comes down to who is voting, and the volume of votes those( at home watchers), send. I like blues , soul ,Jazz, country, and anything that is well above an average performance. It is rare, I would vote for a rock artist, or anyone who could not travel at least 3 octaves.
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Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

Postby CRguy » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:28 am

I recall watching the members of Led Zepplin watching Heart cover Stairway To Heaven at the Kennedys in 2012
and seeing the faces of the Zepplins watching Ann Wilson singing THEIR most EPIC rock anthem EVER !!!!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u-PjvRyr0I
Could you even imagine singing that song TO Led Zepplin ?

THEN tonight I watched The VOICE with Moriah Formica covering Heart's "Crazy on You"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxOySQFatSw

Me, being from the Pacific NorthWET and having seen Led Zepplin and Heart live at various venues
(YES :twisted: I AM that old !!!! ) and just wishing I was there again ....

Moriah has the chops to win this

NOBODY sings like Ann Wilson or Robert Plant ... until now
YOU go girl !!!!

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Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

Postby Robino1 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:32 am

I thought she did an awesome job too.

Love HEART!! Saw them in a New Jersey casino venue
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Re: O/T diversion ... The Voice Spring and FALL 2017 !

Postby CRguy » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:09 pm

This week I have the same old complaints / comments !!!! :twisted:
1. some of those duos in the battles should be DUOS !!!!
2. a couple who stayed could have gone home :shock:
3. a couple who went ..... SHOULDA stayed ! :(

Brooke was great ... BUTT Sophia SHOULD HAVE BEEN STOLEN !!!!! :twisted: she got robbed !!!!
Unless someone brings her back as a wild card later .... Blake may wish he stole her instead of Kathrina
JMO = I hate the battle rounds

4. THE BAND IS FREAKING AWESOME !!!!! as always
5. Likin' the "new" Miley
6. JHud may grow on me ..... we'll see

((..... AND speaking of voices... I still get a big kick outta this from Spain's Got Talent :shock:
Cristina Ramos O/T I know BUTT trust me, you gotta watch the whole thing !!! ))
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