Too true. The amount of times I've had "Why do you like this? There are no words" or "it's so boring, there's nothing to sing along to".
I used to DJ in a club a few years back. One day I put an instrumental club/trance track on and had some girl come up to me demanding that I change the track because she couldn't sing along to it ...just... just... I don't want to live on this planet anymore...
If you've listened to the album, taken it in and it generally doesn't do anything for you, then fair enough, but the reasons people are giving for hating it are ridiculous. People need to open their minds a little!
Well, if I was at this club at that particular moment I would have been more than happy to dance to an instrumental track. Kinda makes you wonder if people actually hear the instrumentation of songs with vocals in it or if they somehow block it out. Sure, Amy has a beautiful voice, but she's a fabulous musician too.
I hope we get more film scores from her soonish.
I guess people just have very different ways and reasons to appreciate music. For me, as a musician, I find it very difficult to ignore or fail to appreciate instrumentation (to the point that it sometimes ruins music for me because I end up taking it apart in my head/ thinking, this instrument could be louder/quieter, this sounds too compressed etc. etc. rather than just listening to it as a whole and appreciating it for what it is). I guess if you're not even remotely interested in the music itself, but you want something to have a good time to, it may just be catchy/singalong lyrics you want to hear with a regular beat that doesn't detract from the vocals. That said, complaining about hearing dance music in a dance club is like going to a rock club and complaining about people playing guitars/drums/bass. I think that's the problem Aftermath's having. You've got a load of Evfans who don't fully understand what's going on and are essentially accusing a film score of sounding like a film score...
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