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to think that the new Lily Allen record is bloody awful `

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ChristmasCareeristBitchNigel Thu 21-Nov-13 12:29:22

and sums up everything I hate about current female singers

1) Cover of good song turned into hideous twangly, twee poncy crappness. I feel offended for Keane, they come from my neck of the woods.
2) Breathy, fake "cockney" pronouncation makes me want to rip my ears off. I absolutely loathe this style of singing
3) The pronunciation of the word "getting" made me rant at the radio.

That's the end of any December radio for me

treas Thu 21-Nov-13 12:32:34

Which? The Keane cover or the "women's empowerment".

I vote crap for both

ChristmasCareeristBitchNigel Thu 21-Nov-13 12:33:16

Somewhere only we know.

I have not had the dubious pleasure of hearing the other one

TheWitTank Thu 21-Nov-13 12:38:38

I really love the original Keane version-can't stand the Lily Allen breathy one-yack. And her other song is shite.

zatyaballerina Thu 21-Nov-13 12:38:44

I don't like her singing voice at all. Is her accent fake? She went to very expensive schools so you would expect her to speak differently from how she sounds.

ChristmasCareeristBitchNigel Thu 21-Nov-13 12:42:37

yes, I suspect it is an affectation

YouTheCat Thu 21-Nov-13 12:52:40

She's a mockney!

KellyElly Thu 21-Nov-13 13:21:41

Is that the one from the JL ad? I like it!

olidusUrsus Thu 21-Nov-13 13:30:33

Yes it's a fake accent.

zatyaballerina Thu 21-Nov-13 13:35:05

I wonder if she fake talks all the time, even at home. What a strange thing to do!!!!confused

ShirakawaKaede Thu 21-Nov-13 13:51:23

Yep, it's twee & awful & she is annoying. Wonder if she'd have got a record deal if it wasn't for her father...?

Gutted123 Thu 21-Nov-13 13:55:27

I like her but I don't understand the mockney affectation.

She was on a TV ad for something like sky+ a while back and sounded incredibly posh. Like cut glass Roedean posh.

squoosh Thu 21-Nov-13 13:56:57

The original song was twee and shit, the cover is just as twee and shit.

squoosh Thu 21-Nov-13 13:57:13

She went to Bedales, the accent is a joke.

TheSmallPrint Thu 21-Nov-13 13:58:26

I don't mind that one but I can't believe Radio 1 are playing the other one in all it's 'glory' with a message to turn it down if you have children with you. hmm How bloody hypocritical, they bleep out loads of other songs which have the same word in (think Will I Am and Britney) but yet play this which repeats it over and over. Is this favouritism or some new line they are taking on swearing?

wintersdawn Thu 21-Nov-13 13:59:11

she was on the radio the other day and admitted she can't stand listening to the jl one either.

olidusUrsus Thu 21-Nov-13 13:59:14

She did it to sell records I think. Her whole breakout album was a big PR move to get her down with da kidz, innit.

JeanSeberg Thu 21-Nov-13 14:02:23

Keane - music for people who don't like music.

BlingBang Thu 21-Nov-13 14:21:02

I really like her Keane cover - think it's lovely.

Buttercup4 Fri 22-Nov-13 15:04:36

I really like the JL blush

lilola Fri 22-Nov-13 15:31:09

does radio 1 really play it uncensored?! During the day? shock (the bitch one, not the keane cover)

BackforGood Fri 22-Nov-13 15:34:11

I like it, which is quite unusual when someone does a new version of a song I already know - almost always dislike the remake, but this is nice.
Shows what a quality song it is I suppose.

TheSmallPrint Fri 22-Nov-13 16:21:21

Yes lilola, several times a day. hmm

SirChenjin Fri 22-Nov-13 16:23:42

Love the original, hate this cover. This whole mockney thing really gets on my wick.

waikikamookau Fri 22-Nov-13 16:25:10

i think it must be good news for keane as their song is getting plenty of airplay now.

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