Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed Mender
3.9 Ranking: #94 for 2004
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1.5 very poorMichael Jordan (GoAT) | May 12th 10

Worst fucking voice of all time. You hipster bastards will burn in hell for your sins against Reason, I swear it. DAMN YOU. DAMN YOU ALL TO HELL

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4.5 superbJeremy Fisette | June 2nd 07

You are completely right. She is an acquired taste. In all forms of the terms. Her voice is atrocious, and remarkably untrained. But you're also right when you say it works.
Take the advice:
If you hated her at first because she made you want to shoot someone, or cut your ears off, I don't blame you. I feel like almost everyone has this reaction. I said "Why the hell does this chick get a record deal? My God!" when I frist heard her. But there was something about her that struck me. Maybe it was her originality, her beautiful harping, her wondrous stories, or all of it. At first, you are blinded (and deafened) by the vocals, and you miss the harp work and lyrics. Go back. Give her 3 or 4 tries and that will prove if you like her.
You just have to get over the intial shock.

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4.0 excellentAlexander Iverson-Cress | August 12th 14
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3.5 greatryebread5 | June 25th 14
3.0 goodYou Are My Everlovin' | June 24th 14
4.0 excellentethos | May 29th 14
4.0 excellentJoannaSwanson | May 29th 14
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2.5 averageBrendan Schroer | February 16th 14
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5.0 classicDingerbell | January 3rd 14
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4.0 excellentTom Gellatly | May 17th 11
4.0 excellentNathan Flynn CONTRIBUTOR | May 12th 11
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5.0 classicEthan | March 11th 11
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3.5 greatHenry Fry | January 6th 11
4.0 excellentMunsuLight | January 2nd 11
4.0 excellentLakes. | December 28th 10
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2.0 poorJoe Schmoh | August 28th 10
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4.0 excellentMatt Sullivan | September 19th 09
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3.5 greatMelora Fedorin | July 27th 09
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4.5 superbChanning Freeman STAFF | September 22nd 07
4.0 excellentDavid James Young | September 22nd 07
4.5 superbGortholomew Sombodom | September 9th 07
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