Inexplicably successful artists


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#282

I’m assuming Public Service Broadcasting too, because otherwise GRRRRR :smiley: On topic, I do have “The Race for Space” or whatever it’s called; I don’t despise it, but I can certainly understand the ire they generate…


#283

dear god ‘the Donald Trump of Hip-Hop’!


#284

Can I add Scouting For Girls to this if I haven’t already? They’re thankfully not as big as they used to be, but I genuinely think they were so inexplicably successful for how utterly shite they were.


#285

There’s a McDonald’s Trump for everyone.


#286

I used to think they were a knowingly comedy band like Tenacious D, but in interviews weren’t they deadly serious about what they wrote, maybe even claiming to reinvent music’s wheel?


#287

Apparently George Ezra is the millennial Woody Guthrie or something


#288

Anyone said Blossoms yet?


#289

Amen to that! I think the thing that sums up Scouting for Girls the most is when they appeared on some politics programme years ago backing the Lib Dems. Of all the political parties to support they chose the most beige.


#290

That sums them up perfectly. And the fact that they got the right amount of infamy for people to wonder who they’ll vote for is demonstrative of their inexplicable success.


#291

Muse.


#292

I could get USED to this!


#293

You’ll either love or hate a band who gave us Marilyn Manson


#294

I’ll be the guy who admits to laughing gleefully at this