• Welcome to DOSBODS

    Please consider creating a free account to be able to access all the features of the DOSBODS community. It only takes 20 seconds!

Sign in to follow this  
M S E Refugee

Ed Sheeran Dreadful!

Recommended Posts

Probably a nice guy but continues to pollute the music world with his banality.

His music style seems to be narration set to music.

It has got to the point where I have to switch the radio off every time his songs are played.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I honestly don't think I'd know an Ed Sheeran song if one was played to me. That's actually not something I'm proud of, because to have become so unaware of new music means that I've almost certainly missed some great stuff as well as the less great.

I wouldn't say I've lost interest in music so much, just that I don't seem to have the patience any more to listen to a load of stuff I don't like in order to find the odd gem that I do.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's bland shite for pre teens.  anyone over 16 who honestly listensto this needs a kick in the cunt.

My eldest daughter likes him. He's a fucking wonky eyed ginger twat

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He seems to be the solo equivalent of coldplay i.e. maybe one OK track, and then hundreds of bland variations on a theme. With Ed Sheehan though, I couldn't work out which is supposed to be the good track.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Feel sorry for the kids being brought up on the shite that passes for music these days.

I know that sounds very, 'when I were a boy' but let's face it, it's the musical equivalent of McDonald's. Bland, cheap, corporate and instantly forgettable.

I knew things had gone very wrong a few years back when I went to a U2 gig - don't take the piss, Bono's a gobshite but they've done some good tunes- and half way through, the band announced that we were to be treated to a 'new' song.

What followed was, I swear to God, a musical advert for Apple in song form. Nobody was less surprised than me when U2 started doing TV ads for Apple soon after. 

Edited by Sgt Hartman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, Sgt Hartman said:

Feel sorry for the kids being brought up on the shite that passes for music these days.

I know that sounds very, 'when I were a boy' but let's face it, it's the musical equivalent of McDonald's. Bland, cheap, corporate and instantly forgettable.

I knew things had gone very wrong a few years back when I went to a U2 gig - don't take the piss, Bono's a gobshite but they've done some good tunes- and half way through, the band announced that we were to be treated to a 'new' song.

What followed was, I swear to God, a musical advert for Apple in song form. Nobody was less surprised than me when U2 started doing TV ads for Apple soon after. 

If you have the misfortune to any any of those shitefactor singers, all the blokes especially, sound exactly the same. At least, back in the day, you knew your Kurt Cobain's voice to a Mick Jagger's or a David Bowie's...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest

D major. Em7. Dmaj. Cadd9. A7sus4. Cadd9.

Rinse and repeat with various Capo positions

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm honestly baffled as to why he's such a sensation. I love good songwriting of all kinds, and I'm a sucker for a well-written soppy pop song, but the stuff I've heard of his seems like absolute dross - with the exception of 'The A Team' or whatever it was called which was a decent enough tune. I wonder is it because he plays the guitar, is that seen as such a rare thing nowadays to have a singer-songwriter that plays the guitar.

I don't hear many well written melodies these days, and much of popular songwriting seems to take a single brief hook and milk it to absolute death rather than have a well written song with an interesting middle 8 ect...

Edited by JoeDavola

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mainstream music and culture has always been largely shite. It gives you something to kick back against. The main problem with music these days is that nothing seems to have moved on in 20+ years.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 01/04/2017 at 17:29, Drew Butler said:

Off to see Guns n Roses in June. Where are all the bands like that nowadays?

I saw them a few years ago, supporting Thin Lizzy. They kept us waiting so long, if I hadn't been with someone else I would have walked out. As it was, he came on at 11pm and alternated between G&R and the band's own solo stuff. Loads of people were walking out.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, mooncat69 said:

I saw them a few years ago, supporting Thin Lizzy. They kept us waiting so long, if I hadn't been with someone else I would have walked out. As it was, he came on at 11pm and alternated between G&R and the band's own solo stuff. Loads of people were walking out.

They have the original line-up now though, and Axl has a clause in his contract basically banning him from fucking about.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.