Your are viewing a read-only archive of the old DiS boards. Please hit the Community button above to engage with the DiS !
Was this ever funny?
What I mean is - was it ever a good idea to chortle and select this as your myspace 'genre'?
The only acceptable genre selection is
yes yes yes it was - Eloise, Jacky, Theme from a Teenage Opera - Music by John Miles, Question by The Moody Blues, all fantastic fantastic overmelodramtic dream pop and I for one think there is nothing better. But my waist is size 34 so my opinions are erroneous.
c'mon everybody, join in the fun!
but that's more lounge than HELP ME IM OVERACTING type pop.
Now everyone's going to be making chamber pop and my new project will be out of date. LOOOOLS
whether to admire or pity those who select 'Chinese Traditional/2-step/Zydeco' or whatever. Melodramatic Popular Song is just a great phrase, though. It covers everything from Frank Sinatra to iLiKETRAiNS with impugnity.
In fact I always assumed it covered slightly cabaret-esque pop music which a few bands do...