Guilty Pleasures (Music)

ChuckP wrote:
buzzvang wrote:

Would looking at Tiffany in Playboy count as a guilty music pleasure?

I believe so, and so would the Debbie..sorry..Deborah Gibson spread a few months later.

Not that I'd know anything about that .

The mind of my suppressed inner fourteen year old was, however, completely blown.

My blood runs COLD!!! My memory has just been sold! My angel is a centerfold...

Oh, hell. There's another one.

wordsmythe wrote:
Rubb Ed wrote:

*sigh*

College a cappella groups.

Yeah, I know. I have a hard time looking at myself in the mirror in the morning some days.

Wait WHAT? Really?

I... I'm pretty much speechless. I may have to never talk to you again.

Hey, at least it ain't Kidz Bop, man. I'd have to pretty much stick a knitting needle through my ears as penance were that the case.

I... I'm sorry, Rubb. I just can't keep going with this.

Thanks for the memories.

Quintin_Stone wrote:

I've come to realize that I still have an Ace of Base album (The Sign) in my playlist. Let the mockery begin.

I just found that CD yesterday as the wife is making me move all of our CDs into storage..... AND I RIPPED IT

We're doing some heavy cleaning in the wake of my sons moving out and I found a box with, among other treasures Go West's "King of Wishful Thinking" on a casette single. And a Men At Work casette. And two from Breathe.

And shortly after that I discovered I no longer have any that plays tapes in the house. I'll be back from the store in about an hour, and that's what's on the agenda.

As a teen in the 80s, I find I still have a strong attachment to the now-considered-cheesy tunes of Quiet Riot, Motley Crue and the esteemed Ronnie James Dio. But I will fess up on that to anyone. What most people I know, don't know is that I enjoy the occasional rap tune. Gasp. Outkast, some DMX and such.

George Micheal.

You know that MusicSpace.com ad for Monster Ballads? I've checked the playlist, and there's only about 2 or 3 songs on there I don't really, really like.

Ah, here we go....

Disc 1
01 Heaven - Warrant
02 I Remember You - Skid Row
03 When The Children Cry - White Lion
04 Headed For A Heartbreak - Winger
05 High Enough - Damn Yankees
06 Love Of A Lifetime - Firehouse
07 To Be With You - Mr. Big
08 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
09 When I See You Smile - Bad English
10 Carrie - Europe
11 Fly High Michelle - Enuff Znuff
12 Love Is On The Way - Saigon Kick
13 The Flame - Cheap Trick
14 House of Pain - Faster Pussycat
15 Miles Away - Winger
16 If You Needed Somebody - Bad Company

Disc 2
01 Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison
02 Don't Know What You Got Til It's Gone - Cinderella
03 Fly To The Angels - Slaughter
04 Silent Lucidity - Queensryche
05 Love Song - Tesla
06 Is This Love - Whitesnake
07 Forever - Kiss
08 I'll Never Let You Go - Steelheart
09 Only Time Will Tell - Nelson
10 Winds of Change - Scorpions
11 Angel Song - Great White
12 I'll See You In My Dreams - Giant
13 More Than Words - Extreme
14 When I'm With You - Sheriff
15 Ballad Of Jayne - L.A. Guns
16 Honestly - Stryper

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Yep, only about 3 songs there I'd press Skip on. Maybe 4.

duckilama wrote:

Yep, only about 3 songs there I'd press Skip on. Maybe 4.

I count only two songs on that compilation that I don't own a copy of...and even for those two, I'd be able to sing along with no problems whatsoever.

I shall go listen to three Replacements records in penance....

I had no idea that there were that many mullets in the Goodjersphere

outoffeelinsobad wrote:

George Micheal.

Look, there's not really anything wrong with that.

Or at least if there is, then you have my company. Wanna go listen to him together in some semi-public place?

outoffeelinsobad wrote:

George Micheal.

Better than Andrew Ridgeley.

My guiltiest musical indulgences are easy to corral: it's the stuff I listen to while I run. It's mindless, driving rock.

Currently my MP3 player has some Disturbed, Andrew WK, Buck Cherry, a hand-picked set of songs from the Guilty Gear XX soundtrack, Mushroomhead's cover of Seal's Crazy (damn good), Stone Sour, Coheed and Cambria, and a markedly light-hearted song called Lucas with the Lid Off from a mostly unknown artist named - you guessed it - Lucas.

duckilama wrote:

You know that MusicSpace.com ad for Monster Ballads? I've checked the playlist, and there's only about 2 or 3 songs on there I don't really, really like.

Ah, here we go....

Disc 1
01 Heaven - Warrant
02 I Remember You - Skid Row
03 When The Children Cry - White Lion
04 Headed For A Heartbreak - Winger
05 High Enough - Damn Yankees
06 Love Of A Lifetime - Firehouse
07 To Be With You - Mr. Big
08 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
09 When I See You Smile - Bad English
10 Carrie - Europe
11 Fly High Michelle - Enuff Znuff
12 Love Is On The Way - Saigon Kick
13 The Flame - Cheap Trick
14 House of Pain - Faster Pussycat
15 Miles Away - Winger
16 If You Needed Somebody - Bad Company

Disc 2
01 Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison
02 Don't Know What You Got Til It's Gone - Cinderella
03 Fly To The Angels - Slaughter
04 Silent Lucidity - Queensryche
05 Love Song - Tesla
06 Is This Love - Whitesnake
07 Forever - Kiss
08 I'll Never Let You Go - Steelheart
09 Only Time Will Tell - Nelson
10 Winds of Change - Scorpions
11 Angel Song - Great White
12 I'll See You In My Dreams - Giant
13 More Than Words - Extreme
14 When I'm With You - Sheriff
15 Ballad Of Jayne - L.A. Guns
16 Honestly - Stryper

Yep, only about 3 songs there I'd press Skip on. Maybe 4.
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Jebus, I know every song on those CDs...and I r ashamed. Of some of them anyway. Anything from Stryper is cringe-worthy....

As a more modern guilty pleasure, I actually have Blueshift by Splashdown on the stereo right now. They were a girl-led group who never quite made it. The tunes are kind of fluffy/popcorny, but the lyrics get pretty good sometimes. I think the official term is 'trip hop', which I gather is a music form that lived and died entirely without my knowledge.

The band members are giving away their old music for free in multiple places: one source is here.

Pink Floyd they ain't, but I both like it and feel slightly guilty for doing so... ergo, a post in this thread.

Abba. I love Abba.

I kinda dig Alanis Morissette too.

I also *might* have a few Robbie Williams songs on my harddrive. Somewhere. Even my virus scanner avoids those.

I refuse to be ashamed, though. Ok, maybe ashamed of Robbie. But not Abba.

'Early' Robbie is nothing to be ashamed of. Especially since most women I know dig it

My guilty secrets would be Nickelback and Limp Bizkit. Shouldn't listen to them anymore, but they were my gateway into rock. Nostalgia is one of the basic forces of the universe, it seems.

In my attempts to rip and rate every song I own I had to go through Jagged Little Pill yesterday. It was awful. I spent most of the time trying to figure out who gave her that contract and why.

I have eleven Coleman coolers full of records (wicked storage medium by the way, perfect size, which you can seal up) one of which is dedicated to 'diva house'. In all fairness, I used to play at a lot of gay clubs in Toronto, Montreal and Detroit, but that really doesn't excuse the fact I can still sing the lyrics from each and every track, word for word.

Detroit gay clubs?

That's troubling.

kung fu grip wrote:

I have eleven Coleman coolers full of records (wicked storage medium by the way, perfect size, which you can seal up) one of which is dedicated to 'diva house'. In all fairness, I used to play at a lot of gay clubs in Toronto, Montreal and Detroit, but that really doesn't excuse the fact I can still sing the lyrics from each and every track, word for word.

Coleman coolers, eh? Interesting. There is nothing wrong with diva house. Nothing!

Where do you think the Simpson's got the idea for the gay steel mill?

Only "The Eagle" was all that troubling... senior citizens and bondage gear honestly don't mesh.

The Coleman's come with handles, which alone makes them great, since at full cap they weigh over a hundred pounds each. They're also pretty damn tough and shock resistant. The fact they're airtight when you seal them up is probably the best feature, in my opinion, hate having to spend an hour cleaning just to gig. I used to go with Dino boxes, which are still the only way to go if you're traveling, but they're honestly not cost efficient when it comes to just storage.

Supertramp's Breakfast in America album is excellent.

That is all.

Poppinfresh wrote:

Supertramp's Breakfast in America album is excellent.

That is all.

Innocent!

wordsmythe wrote:
Poppinfresh wrote:

Supertramp's Breakfast in America album is excellent.

That is all.

Innocent!

Yay!

Edit: Wait, how about Prince's Purple Rain? Alice Cooper admitted it's a great album, so that makes it OK, right? Just for the occasional listen?

Nothing from Minnesota is ever OK.

Prince's Purple Rain

Is great. All else is heresy.

wordsmythe wrote:

Nothing from Minnesota is ever OK.

He is right, everything from Minnesota is way beyond OK. OK is an insult to us, because we are above it.

Plus Purple Rain rocks.

wordsmythe wrote:

Nothing from Minnesota is ever OK.

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WHAT?!

I've opened the door, gotten on the floor and am now pondering walking my dinosaur.