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Christmas albums

Post by Steve1956 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:27 am

Been some absolute shockers over the years but Robbie Williams surely has topped the worst Christmas album ever with his latest offering...the lyrics sound like they have been written by a four year old.....he must be down to his last 50 million absolute bilge from him,currently album of the week on radio 2,if you like your ears give it a miss. :roll:
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Re: Christmas albums

Post by Wile E Coyote » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:14 pm

most music specifically with christmas as a theme is usually awful, whether it be albums or those hideous singles from 70,s 80's that are played endlessly on radio stations. Just no escaping them. slade and that driving home for christmas are two particular vomit inducing examples.

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Post by Millertime v1.7 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:21 pm

Lads I've done a few cover versions of the Bing Crosby classics. Hoping to get something released in the run up to Christmas.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by Rubstuds » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:16 pm

Martin and Shirlie Kemp.......f.f.s......cancel Christmas.
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Re: Christmas albums

Post by dougcollins » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:08 pm

Do you reckon you could reproduce Phil Spector's album with a cast of locals, Millertime?

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by conyoviejo » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:33 pm

You can't beat Chris Kamaras album..

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by Tricky Trevor » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:24 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:27 am
Been some absolute shockers over the years but Robbie Williams surely has topped the worst Christmas album ever with his latest offering.
WTF are you doing listening to anything by that tuneless, talentless, chancer?
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Post by bobinho » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:28 pm

Rubstuds wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:16 pm
Martin and Shirlie Kemp.......f.f.s......cancel Christmas.
And a total coincidence that their album is on the adverts whilst “I’m a celebrity” starring their son is on the telly.

Absolutely obscene.

Xmas is ****.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by SalisburyClaret » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:30 pm

Good Christmas albums? There aren’t any

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by dougcollins » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:31 pm

Kamara has a Christmas Album?

Unbelievable.

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Post by Millertime v1.7 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:10 pm

Its a joke that these no-hopers like Kamara and Kemp can get publicity, they can't even sing. Meanwhile I might be stuck on George Square with a little stall selling CD-R's over Christmas if I cant get a distribution deal tied up before 15th December. What a world we live in lads. It's getting more uneven and unfair by the day. In the end it's the listeners that suffer, being denied of true talent in favour of some z-list celeb. I despair.

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Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:11 pm

SalisburyClaret wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:30 pm
Good Christmas albums? There aren’t any
I disagree:
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Re: Christmas albums

Post by THEWELLERNUT70 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:36 pm

I particularly like this effort

https://youtu.be/JmoG4JY_T58

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Post by AlargeClaret » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:34 am

Jesus wept I thought the Kamara album was a wind up no “ Kammy” is indeed riding high in the charts ! Though it does go to show that with the uber super digital technology in music auto tune,they can literally mix a howling cat into a catchy tune . That celeb X factor being a prime example I saw about 20 mins of one and they all mimed ultra auto-tuned tracks mixed to with an inch of their lives

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Post by claretabroad » Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:59 am

Christmas by Low is an amazing xmas album.

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Post by houseboy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:08 am

Steve1956 wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:27 am
Been some absolute shockers over the years but Robbie Williams surely has topped the worst Christmas album ever with his latest offering...the lyrics sound like they have been written by a four year old.....he must be down to his last 50 million absolute bilge from him,currently album of the week on radio 2,if you like your ears give it a miss. :roll:
I wasn't going to bother with it anyway Steve (unlike your good self) but now I'm certainly not. Heard one song on Jonathan Ross a couple of weeks ago and that was enough to persuade me to give it a swerve. As I commented to my wife at the time 'he's scraping the barrel here'.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by tiger76 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:29 am

It seems Robbie has competition for Xmas number 1,even Peppa Pig is getting in on the act.

https://metro.co.uk/2019/12/04/peppa-pi ... 11269389/

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by Steve1956 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:18 pm

houseboy wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:08 am
I wasn't going to bother with it anyway Steve (unlike your good self) but now I'm certainly not. Heard one song on Jonathan Ross a couple of weeks ago and that was enough to persuade me to give it a swerve. As I commented to my wife at the time 'he's scraping the barrel here'.
Scraping the barrel indeed Ian,or he's skint.

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Post by bobinho » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:21 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:11 pm
I disagree:

2015PhilSpector_AChristmasGiftForYou_Press_021215-1.jpg
Absolutely. Anything produced by Spector during the wall of sound era deserves a damn good listen.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by bobinho » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:24 pm

Robbie (talentless oik) Williams has now equalled the record for most no 1 albums as a solo artist.

He equals Elvis Presley. :o

I’m shocked, stunned, nay -appalled that they can even be mentioned in the same conversation. :evil:

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by houseboy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:36 pm

bobinho wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:24 pm
Robbie (talentless oik) Williams has now equalled the record for most no 1 albums as a solo artist.

He equals Elvis Presley. :o

I’m shocked, stunned, nay -appalled that they can even be mentioned in the same conversation. :evil:
I’m not. They are/were no better than okay at best.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by houseboy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:39 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:18 pm
Scraping the barrel indeed Ian,or he's skint.
Doubt he’s skint mate, he’ll still be getting royalties from all that shite he did in the early Take That days. And Angels will probably keep him going for the rest of his life.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by TheFamilyCat » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:43 pm

houseboy wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:39 pm
Doubt he’s skint mate, he’ll still be getting royalties from all that shite he did in the early Take That days. And Angels will probably keep him going for the rest of his life.
I'm not doubting he isn't short of a quid but I'd be surprised if he earns much from royalties from early Take That records.

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by claptrappers_union » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:39 am

Christmas music is for idiots. I don’t understand how people listen to the shame **** every year.

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Post by bfcjg » Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:53 am

Prince Andrew and the Epstein girls choir had a few hits
Oh cum all ye faithfull
Keep Silent after last night.
Once in Royal Andrew's titty
Sweat it slow sweat it slow sweat it slow

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Re: Christmas albums

Post by houseboy » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:47 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:43 pm
I'm not doubting he isn't short of a quid but I'd be surprised if he earns much from royalties from early Take That records.
He'll be minted from that bud. Barlow will get the bulk as the writer but the others will still get recording royalties which for a group like Take That will be substantial. And royalties from every time an old clip appears on TV, as well as money ringing up every time a single is played on the radio.If the contract was sound, which by that period it probably would have been he never needs to work again. The days of bands becoming famous and being skint at the end because of dodgy contracts I think were pretty much finished by then. I wouldn't mind being a million quid worse off than him anyway. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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