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Discussion in 'Media & Entertainment' started by mlp, Jun 27, 2012.

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  1. mlp

    mlp Guest

    k.d. lang has what is probably my favorite female singing voice of all time (my time, that is :p).

    With guys, my preferences tend toward voices that aren't necessarily great or even good, but which have a lot of character - like Neil Young, or the old and pain filled voice of the Johnny Cash of the America albums.

    What about you?
  2. Spang

    Spang Foot Fetisher

    Eddie Vedder. Jimmy Cliff. Cody Chesnutt. Erykah Badu. Dusty Springfield. Ray Charles.
  3. Forster

    Forster 3-7-77

    I like the old style news/radio voices. Edward R Murrow comes to mind.
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  4. Moll Flanders

    Moll Flanders Deity

    Bjork, Trent Reznor, Corey Taylor, Amy Lee, Shirley Manson, Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, Karen Carpenter, Dolly Parton, Morrissey, Robert Smith, Matt Bellamy, Carly Simon, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross. I could go on all day.:starshower:
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  5. Alice-Bee

    Alice-Bee Mad as A Hatter

    Durham UK
    Marilyn Manson

    His voice makes me weak at the knees.

    Emilie autumn, her speaking voice is so dreamy

    And I know hes not a singer but Alan Rickman. Yup.
  6. raggle

    raggle Deity

    Dallas Green.
  7. CrowCaw

    CrowCaw Hand.Cannot.Erase.

    Elliott Smith, Steven Wilson, Roger Waters, Jeff Buckley, Jimmy Gnecco, Beck Hansen, Brian Wilson, Matt Bellamy, Gordon Lightfoot, Cinjun Tate, Thom Yorke, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison... and on and on.
    Music is endless. <3
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  8. Pickle Juice

    Pickle Juice Member

    I love Neil Young. I get so much flack from people who say he can't sing. :p

    Love Chris Cornell. I like his Audioslave stuff better than Soundgarden, but that's because I am a Rage Against the Machine fan.

    I've also found Peter Steele of Type O Negative very unusual and compelling.

    I don't know if anyone is familiar with Tony Joe White. I've loved his "Poke Salad Annie" since I was a kid.

    I don't find too many female vocalists appealing. I always wished I sounded like Dusty Springfield though.
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  9. CrowCaw

    CrowCaw Hand.Cannot.Erase.

    Their loss - Neil is amazing, and so is his voice. :weird:
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  10. raggle

    raggle Deity

    Chris Cornell is one of my favourites too. Soundgarden is one of all time fave bands so I guess that makes sense!
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  11. Lord Snot

    Lord Snot Parsley Provider

    I like voices with power, great tone, and range. High notes especially send chills down my spine. Leona Lewis and Christina Perri have beautiful voices.
  12. beancounter

    beancounter The Fire That Burns Within

    You mean besides the one I hear in my head?

    Then that would be Eric Clapton, Ozzy Ozbourne, and Geddy Lee.
  13. Rosie

    Rosie I don't know what to put here.

    Morgan Freeman
    James Earl Jones
    Viggo Mortensen
    Ian Mckellen
    Cate Blanchett
    Vanessa Redgrave
    Liam Neeson
    Burl Ives
    Alec Guinness

    Eva Cassidy
    David Bowie
    K.D. Lang
    Annie Lennox
    Chris Cornell
    Neil Young
    Bruce Springsteen
    Harry Chapin
    The group Low, the lead singer and his wife have such a great sound together.
    Heather Nova
    Frank Zappa

    I'm sure I can think of more for both. Just drawing a blank right now.
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  14. Spang

    Spang Foot Fetisher


    David Attenborough
    Jeremy Irons
    Morgan Freeman
  15. Spang

    Spang Foot Fetisher

    Also, that guy who typically narrates Frontline documentaries.
  16. Roy Orbison
    kd lang
    Spencer Krug
    Zachary Francis Condon
    Colin Meloy
    Neil Young
  17. IamJen

    IamJen Veteran Member

    Don't laugh, because I hear tell she's a bit overexposed in the US, but I love Adele.

    Also, James Taylor is an angel from heaven, surely. :)
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  18. RabbitLuvr

    RabbitLuvr I love rabbits.

    Rabbitville, USA

  19. beanstew

    beanstew Certified horsemeat free.

    I love Heather Nova and her voice so much. <3 Neil Young and Bruce too! Also the voices of Joanna Newsom (probably my single favourite musician ever if I was forced to pick just one which is impossible really), Kate Bush, Ane Brun, Joni Mitchell, Ana Silvera, Eef Barzelay (Clem Snide), Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Tori Amos and loads more I'll think about after hitting submit.
  20. Digger

    Digger Guest

    Mel Blanc... I met the man in person back when I was in college and he was simply delightful.
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