Friday, February 13, 2009

Top Five On Friday - 2/13/09

Today's Five is appropriate for Friday the 13th:

Top 5 songs that horrify you! (And tell us why)
interpret as you see fit

I'm going to list some songs that have really bizarre vocals. I even found Youtube links for some of them.

1) "What's Up" by Four Non-Blondes. Is she even trying to sing correctly?

2) "Highly Suspicious" by My Morning Jacket. The verses have a funky falsetto. The chorus sounds like a big scary Viking.

3) "In The Ether" by The Who. Did Pete really quit drinking? He sounds awfully drunk in this song.

4) "Believe" by Cher. Cher's voice is already scary enough. The little bits of auto-tune make it even more frightening.

5) "X.Y.U." by Smashing Pumpkins. Billy Corgan nearly loses his voice while screaming.

1 comment:

An Eerie Tapestry said...

The mention of really bizarre vocals made me thing of Lene Lovich, who'd have fit in well with your choices. Have to admit I actually quite like "What's Up" despite the weird vocal intonations (having said that, myself and a bunch of others once drunkenly sang along to it in some rock disco - which I suspect sounded way more horrifying than the original).