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Old 6th January 2012 | Show parent
Gear Maniac
Originally Posted by Davido View Post
I hate to be nagative, but its kind of hard to hear the melodic contour and stuff due to the vocals being that bad. You cant ask someone to judge a song when you can't hear the song due to the performance on it. I feel that's probably why you've tried to exclude out of tune vocals from the critique, but I just cant listen to it properly because of it.
Don't be negative!

I actually liked the voice, it has a certain "un-manufactured" style which I think can sound excellent matched with the right songs - though it does need to be the right songs with a more gritty down to earth arrangement.

Have you never heard of Badly Drawn Boy? There is a songwriter who has done pretty well for himself despite having a voice that is very unremarkable. As I said earlier, this track does remind me in some ways of Badly Drawn Boy.