Nickelback

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by B_Spladle, Mar 10, 2006.

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Nickelback

  1. They suck like any other stupid pop-rock band, but they're kinda whatever, there's much worse.

    48 vote(s)
    46.6%
  2. They suck harder than anyone, they are at the same level as f'in Maroon 5.

    55 vote(s)
    53.4%
  1. B_Spladle

    B_Spladle New Member

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    Look, we all know Nickelback sucks. I don't think that can be argued. However, the other day I hear this song on the radio. It is super f'in catchy.

    I mean, 'How You Remind Me' - that song was f'in catchy. Yes, it grew very tiresome and is the most unoriginal, formulaic, crappy song ever. But man, it sure is catchy as hell. So I look up that album and don't recognize a single other song.

    Then, the re-make that song and call it 'Someday' and release another album I don't recognize any other songs from. And that song is super-catchy too.

    Now, they're back again with 'Photograph'

    How do these guys suck so bad, yet manage to put out one song per album that so many people love?

    So, on to the poll. Nickleback. Please try to be honest here.
     
  2. B_Spladle

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    All,

    Oh, if you think they are good, I guess you should say so as a write-in vote. I did not consider that as a possibility when I made the poll, but I guess anything is possible.
     
  3. D_Elijah_MorganWood

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    See, I love Maroon 5 (and Adam Levine's big package). As for Nickleback, I could give a shit.
     
  4. B_Spladle

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    You get no sex from me until I decide to forgive you.
     
  5. D_Barbi_Queue

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    I actually think the lyrics to Figured You Out are pretty damn funny:

    i like your pants around your feet
    i like the dirt that's on your knees
    i like the way you still say please
    while your looking up at me
    your like my favorite damn disease


    i love the places that we go
    i love the people that you know
    i love the way you can't say no
    too many long nights in a row
    i love the powder on your nose


    and now i know who you are
    it wasnt that hard
    just to figure u out

    and now i know who you are
    it wasnt that hard
    just to figure u out


    i like the freckles on your chest
    i like the way u like me best
    i like the way your not impressed
    while u put me to the test
    i like the wine stains on your dress

    i love the way u pass the check
    i love the good times that u wreck
    i love your lack of self respect
    when you're past out on the deck
    i love my hands around your neck


    now i know who you are
    it wasn't that hard
    just to figure u out

    and now i know who you are
    it wasn't that hard
    just to figure u out


    i like your pants around your feet
    i like the dirt that's on your knees
    i like the way you still say please
    while your looking up at me
    your like my favorite damn disease


    and i hate the places that we go
    i hate the people that you know
    i hate the way you can't say no
    too many long nights in a row
    i hate the powder on your nose
     
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  7. Lex

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    I like Maroon 5 and Nickelback. Nickelback's album has some great stuff on it. (SteveBear calls them bad Queen). Their latest single "Savin' Me" is gonna be a hot too. My musical tastes run the gamut betwen classic, good and bad of all genres.

    I LOVE "Figured You Out." Pants around your feet is ALWAYS a good thing.

    How about this one, called "Animals?"

    I, I'm driving black on black
    Just got my license back
    I got this feeling in my veins this train is coming off the track
    I'll ask polite if the devil needs a ride
    Because the angel on my right ain't hanging out with me tonight
    I'm driving past your house while you were sneaking out
    I got the car door opened up so you can jump in on the run
    Your mom don't know that you were missing
    She'd be pissed if she could see the parts of you that I've been kissing
    Screamin'

    [CHORUS]
    No, we're never gonna quit
    Ain't nothing wrong with it
    Just acting like we're animals
    No, no matter where we go
    'Cause everybody knows
    We're just a couple of animals


    So come on baby, get in
    Get in, just get in
    Check out the trouble we're in

    You're beside me on the seat
    Got your hand between my knees
    And you control how fast we go by just how hard you wanna squeeze
    It's hard to steer when you're breathing in my ear
    But I got both hands on the wheel while you got both hands on my gears
    By now, no doubt that we were heading south
    I guess nobody ever taught her not to speak with a full mouth
    'Cause this was it, like flicking on a switch
    It felt so good I almost drove into the ditch
    I'm screamin'

    [CHORUS]

    So come on baby, get in
    Get in, just get in
    Look at the trouble we're in

    We were parked out by the tracks
    We're sitting in the back
    And we just started getting busy
    When she whispered "what was that?"
    The wind, I think 'cause no one else knows where we are
    And that was when she started screamin'
    "That's my dad outside the car!"
    Oh please, the keys, they're not in the ignition
    Must have wound up on the floor while
    we were switching our positions
    I guess they knew that she was missing
    As I tried to tell her dad it was her mouth that I was kissing
    Screamin'
     
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    'Too Bad' by nickleback is an awesome song, as is 'Hero' by chad kroeger, the lead singer, by himself..
     
  9. Matthew

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    SUCK

    But they do sure know how to write a hit pop song. I am also a super Maroon 5 hater.
     
  10. Lex

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    You of all people should know that SUCKING is not a BAD thing, Matthew.
     
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    You got me there.

    *buys Nickelback CD*
     
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    You know it's gonna hurt if you wait too long and let it shrink back up...
     
  13. D_Elijah_MorganWood

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    Little known fact:
    Sorcerer loves to sing. They've told me for years that I have the whole white soul thing going on so I decided why fight it...Stevie Wonder is awesome and the first time I heard Adam belt out his obviously Stevie-inspired stuff, I was on an airplane and almost let out a whoop of joy. I must admit, it's now some of the most overplayed music around but I still like it. Since I've been known to write, perform and play instruments, I respect any band that does the same and sounds good.

    Spladle, I probably hate most of the music you like and vice versa so I'll bring a variety for next time we're in bed.
     
  14. jeff black

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    See you can't say nickleback sucks. You Can say you don't like their music....but they clearly have musical abilities and they write some pretty decent songs:> Hero, How you reminded me, Figured you out... Someday... Milllions boys and girls.. All great songs.. and I only named a few... Just admit you love them:cool:
     
  15. Sam Beckett

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    It's all about hooks. A friend of mine is a singer/songwriter. Most bands aren't very good at hooks and they're lucky if they get one song with a good hook each album. Then to have a worldwide hit is even greater, although some people of course are gifted.

    eg Most every Hall And Oates song has a killer hook!! But they have perfected the art and have a group of writers that work on some songs eg Maneater was written by Daryl, John and Sara, Daryl's then-long term girlfriend. Sara's sister also wrote some songs (Kiss On My List and Art Of Heartbreak, maybe more.) Daryl wrote Rich Girl all by himself though.

    Anyway other songs with great hooks are When Doves Cry and I Wanna Be Your Lover by Prince. Kiss has a good hook too. One great song is To Be With You by Mr. Big that sold 7M copies worldwide.

    Shine by Mr. Big is also an awesome song, the hook is amazing.

    Eric Martin, the very talented lead singer of Mr. Big wrote To Be With You when he was just 16 (!). Of course the voice of the singer has a bearing on a song's popularity too. I don't know what the fuck Malcom McDonald is on, he sounds awful to me.

    This is probably more than you wanted to know, but I felt you should know ;)
    Plus its taking my mind off fucking the shit out of the hot french girl!!

    NB: A hook is a catchy lyric that sticks in someone's mind: most song's titles are the same as the hook.

    The Most Beautiful Girl In The World is also tres cool.

    I like Someday by Nickelback but that's the only song of their's I like. I heard a good song is one that makes you look at something you already know about in a new way, and makes you discover something new about it.
     
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    Lex you win. I love Animals....sweet song.

    I'm not a huge Nickelback fan as a lot of their stuff tends to sound the same to me, but I do tend to a like a few of their songs (unless they're overplayed and beaten into the ground beyond meaning)

    Maroon 5...not too bad in my book overall.
     
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    Rammstein's Rein Raus is one of the funniest songs I'v ever heard.

    In Out

    I am the rider
    you are the horse
    I climb on
    we ride off
    you moan
    I whisper to you
    an elephant in the eye of a needle

    In, out

    I am the rider
    you are the horse
    I have the key
    you have the lock
    the door opens
    I enter
    life can be so splendorous

    In, out

    Deeper, deeper
    Say it! Say it loud!
    deeper, deeper
    I am well within your skin
    and a thousand elephants break out

    The ride was short
    I am sorry
    I climb off
    I have no time
    I must go now to the other horses
    they also want to be ridden

    In, out

    In (deeper)
    Out (deeper)
     
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    I'm kinky.
     
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    "How do these guys suck so bad, yet manage to put out one song per album that so many people love?" Quote by Spadle

    They sell more albums that way. They aren't going to put all the best on just one album and then the other albums not sell any copies because the only one on their that is popular has been deleted.

    This is one thing that all recording bands and musicians of all styles have in common: Spread those favorites out so more albums to increase profits.
     
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