Tedious Annie Lennox dropped by record label

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Sez Annie: "It feels like I'm spent, as if I've completely run out of energy."

Seriously? Honey? You release an album - what? - every seven or eight years? How much energy does that take?


You could always do another covers album, Annie, zzzzzz
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I downloaded her cover of "Waiting in Vain" just the other day. I love it and her.
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Do you mean "Train in Vain," the Clash song she decimated?
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Didn't she just play Antony in the movie of SWEENEY TODD?
I ask in all honesty/What would life be?/Without a song and a dance, what are we?/So I say "Thank you for the music/For giving it to me."
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No, that kid wasn't quite as twee as "humble" Annie.
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No. "Waiting in Vain." The Bob Marley song.
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The opposite of creation isn't war, it's stagnation.
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Was that on the odious covers album or has she continued to ruin other people's music after that?
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All I know is it was from her album Medussa. I didn't buy the album, just the one song, because I love the song. Her version didn't disappoint me. Not as good as Marley, of course, but still great.
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I did like that Walking on Broken Glass song.
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Her version of Cole Porter's "Everytime We Say Goodbye" is heartbreaking. (I mean, in a good way, Namo!)
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I like "Why" and I love to watch her perform that song.
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I loathe her. I hope she retires for good, what with being "spent" and all, and we never have to see her stupid face again.
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This news is nuthin compared to the announcement that RENT is closing!
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Namo: Why such hostility towards her?
"One no longer loves one's insight enough once one communicates it."

The opposite of creation isn't war, it's stagnation.
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Perhaps she will be picked up by the Starbucks label. That should give her a lift.
PEACE.
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LOL
<-----I'M TOTES ROLLING MY EYES
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Maybe she can do a limited-run gig at the Nederlander!
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I thought she was perfectly adequate (and nothing more) when she was in The Tourists and covering "I Only Want to Be With You" but when she and Dave Stewart left that band to form the Eurythmics it became very clear that Stewart was the one with the brains and the creativity. By the time of her inevitable solo career, she was just middle of the road pablum trying to disguise herself as slightly edgy under a #2 blade buzzcut and a Krazy Kolors dye job.

Fade in, fade out and she releases that execrable covers album and *I* get stuck for hours on hold with some tech support somewhere and I have to listen to the ENTIRE thing front-to-back, I am not kidding, four times through. That twee voice chirping an unnecessary remake of the overplayed "Whiter Shade of Pale"? Isn't the original version awful enough? I wanted to gouge out my own brain. It was utter torture.

Couple that with her outrageously puffed up opinion of herself that is backed up with almost no output, what does she record once a decade and do the occasional charity broadcast?, and you have one of my very least favorite performers of all time.

I know it's unkind to admit that it was the one rock star plane crash I was actually looking forward to, but YOU listen to that covers album four times through and you deal with the post-traumatic stress of that and see if you don't end up abhoring Annie Lennox with every fiber of your being, too!
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Namo, you just outdid yourself with that post!

I agree with everything you say about that covers album...and I used to like Annie Lennox.

But, Namo, if you think that's "tedious," try reading her biography (which I got for 4 bucks in the bargain bin.)
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Just keep staring at the image, Namo. Just keep staring at the image.

re: Tedious Annie Lennox dropped by record label
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Ohmygod, no. There is one? I can just imagine it. I bet you I could perform a monologue from it without even reading a word of it. And seriously, that tech support experience really did traumatize me.
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I used to say that she was one of my favorite artists of whom I owned NOTHING. Then I got one of her CDs. That cover album IS excruciating.
Cheer up, I hear she is one of the "mentors" on Idol this year!
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YES! It's called Annie Lennox: The Biography." Also, this, from the back cover: "...the book all Annie Lennox fans have been waiting for." Just like that.

I want to add to this to my signature: "And seriously, that tech support experience really did traumatize me."
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Or as a pull quote on her book, although I doubt it ever went to paperback. If anybody bought her crap her label wouldn't be dumping her.
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