Bands/artists you cannot get into because of the vocals

Life Without Buildings.

Sorry, sorry. A thousand apologies.

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Placebo.

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Antony & the Johnsons / Anohni

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Bon Iver

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Used to think this then I saw Anohni at Primavera and she was phenomenal with I think Arca and Oneohtrix Point Never (might be wrong on this) and the Catalan Orchestra. Best performance of an extremely tepid weekend.

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Even if people send me U2 songs that are supposed to be great, as soon as Bono starts in any of them I have to switch off.

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Black Midi
Black Country New Road

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Wild Beasts
Black Midi
Joanna Newsom

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this too

also the arrangements, i think if it was just the voice on more stripped back stuff it would be fine. Just a bad combo for me

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Milk Eyed Mender is easier to get into than the others I’d say

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Really? I would say MEM is Newsom at her most Marmite.

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(Was only with the orchestra but yeah was v good)

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Fucked Up.

Squid

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yeah i guess the voice is more extreme but the songs are simpler?

Think the lastest Joanna Newsom album might be a good intro.
Ys and Have One On Me are good but every song is basically an epic and HOON is a very long album (boxset on vinyl).
Milk Eyed Mender is a lot more direct and has great short songs but conversely has a few songs that will not go down well if you dislike quirk or certain vocal affectations.

Bono hasn’t got an objectionable voice though

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Talking Heads, but also the drums, bass guitar, lyrics and song arrangements put me off

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Neutral Milk Hotel

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It provokes an objectionable reaction in me, so yes he does.

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