Mariah Carey The Emancipation of Mimi
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Liberi Fatali
Emeritus
July 2nd 2006


1588 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i merely stated my extreme dislike for this artist.
You did not merely do so. With your rating you made it clear that you dislike the album, even having only heard (at most) 4 songs off it. Then you ignorantly implied that pop music isn't real music.

That is grounds for disection.
If you want to post reviews then expect different views, not everyone likes the same music.
I do expect different opinions, but I would prefer somewhat enlightened opinions.
When I say monster review it is a compliment. You go into great detail and obviously put a lot of thought and effort into analysing the album, rather than just giving it one spin and winging it, glazing over everything. Ya done good.
Good to know.



Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


Hey pulsczar so nice of you to join in this delightful argument.
I suppose you consider this "music?"


Jacaranda
July 2nd 2006


684 Comments


Why wouldn't it be music...
She has a wonderful voice I just don't she applys it to good songs. The only song of her's I really enjoyed was that single from "Glitter." :SThis Message Edited On 07.02.06

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


Mariah carey makes music purely for the money, as do countless other artists. if the record is terrible she still gets paid an extortative amount of money. music is a form of communication, what message is this album putting across?



pulseczar
July 2nd 2006


2385 Comments


It's not a matter a of opinion. It is music. Please tell me how something made up of pitches, melodies, harmonies, tones, and rhythms is not music.

Jacaranda
July 2nd 2006


684 Comments


Have you even listened to this album? And who are you to decide which artists make music for the money?

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


Is it something new innovative? fresh?
No it's the same old fomula-semi attractive woman, weak uninspired "music" and the media to dish it out.
In the good old days music was made for the love of music, not for the rewards that might follow. as far as im concerned music has become far too comercialised.

Iluvatar
Staff Reviewer
July 2nd 2006


16089 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Show me the interview where Mariah Carey said "I make music for money." Even then, you're still wrong, as this is far from being a bad record in nay fashion. Just admit you're a moron who thinks pop music automatically "sellout tripe", and go post in a Slayer review. Unless you can actually point out real flaws in the music, that is.

And Jacaranda, you didn't like any of the singles off of this? They were much better than the one from Glitter imo.

edit: fix'd mistakes + made myself seem like less of a douche.This Message Edited On 07.02.06

Liberi Fatali
Emeritus
July 2nd 2006


1588 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Then clearly you don't realise the passion and love that went behind this album.

Her methods may be similar to previous albums, but your beloved classic rock bands did that too. They didn't release album after album of unheard sounds.

pulseczar
July 2nd 2006


2385 Comments


I don't want to hear your cliche rant on today's music industry, I want to know how this isn't music.

Jacaranda
July 2nd 2006


684 Comments


I'm embarassed for the CR regs right now. Although this guy doesn't come to the thread (thank god) he gives us a bad rep. Not to mention he doesn't even like good CR bands.
I'm not into her ballads and those songs usually ruin her albums for me and thats what happened here. "Loverboy" is her song that I really like. Glitter got torn apart. I'll stick to Rainbow for now :PThis Message Edited On 07.02.06

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


I have the same problem with slayer. Uninspired run-off.
I'm just glad the media are done grinding this album.
I will admit that it is hard to be innovative in this day and age, but what statement is being made here? Read some of the lyrics on this album, do they mean anything? They don't have you thinking or questioning anything.
I have a real problem with sellouts, mariah is selling out (once again) this time she has included a number of hip hop artists in her album, why? because it is considered mainstream at the moment. She is just following the trend of the times and amking an album for the sake of making an album. Do you guys consider rap music?

Jacaranda
July 2nd 2006


684 Comments


Are you seriously retarded? Yes rap is music why wouldn't it be...
Are you also calling Sonic Youth sell outs for having a rap artist on their album. Or how about Aerosmith? You know that whole thing with the rap group Run-DMC was just to jump start their dead career.This Message Edited On 07.02.06

Iluvatar
Staff Reviewer
July 2nd 2006


16089 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yes. Why is rap not music? "OMG THEY DONT PLAY INSTRUMENTS RUN"

pulseczar
July 2nd 2006


2385 Comments


A BLACK GUY WHO'S NOT JIMI HENDRIX OMG SELLOUT HEATHEN

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


How much talent can it posibly take to talk a whole lot of cr*p fast? all the beats a computer generated. I can see another page long argument coming, it's obvious we have different tastes in music. Small things amuse small minds, if a couple of untalented balck guy and a few beats do it for you then good, I personally prefer music that takes more than 5 minutes to make.

Iluvatar
Staff Reviewer
July 2nd 2006


16089 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

You're an idiot. If you don't realize it takes just as much work to arrange intricate beats and develop lyrical rhymes/patterns that don't suck as bad as Aerosmith and aren't as boring as a 30-minute Hendrix wankfest, then you shouldn't even have a brain wave dedicated to hip hop at any time ever.
Regardless, nice to see you've realized you're obviously wrong about pop and Mariah Carey.

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


^ I actually like a number of "black guys" - Nat King cole, chuck berry, buddy guy, muddy waters, howling wolf ect.

Jacaranda
July 2nd 2006


684 Comments


You have no concept of how music is made or appreciation for it. Its one thing to be ignorant but another to ignore the facts.

Rocksta71
July 2nd 2006


1023 Comments


Well it seems we've gone a bit off the topic, but anyway.
^Reply to Jacarada, yes I do consider anyone who incorperates rap into their act as a sellout to popular trends.
reply to iluvatar-Have you ever tried writing a guitar solo? takes a lot more than half a brain a computer and 5 minutes.




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