Kelly Clarkson of American Idol debuts at Billboard album chart #1

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  1. Danny Tse

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    Maybe I am old (35), but I sure don't get the appeal of the TV show "American Idol". To me, this is just another (no)singing talent contest. Miss Clarkson looks good and can certainly carry a tune, but to debut at #1 on the Billboard album chart??? Ahead of a regrouped (more or less) Fleetwood Mac ("Say You Will" debuted at #3)??? I'm sure now the world is pretty much coming to an end....
     
  2. Al B. C

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    Sad state of affairs. [​IMG]

    The horror.......the horror.
     
  3. Marc Colella

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    Yet another sign the music industry is in BIG BIG trouble.
     
  4. Tony-B

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    It's all about popularity these days...
     
  5. Christopher P

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    Pretty much sums it up.

    Chris

    LOL @ Tony-B "It's about 2 more minutes Chief!"
     
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    it's all about appealing to the lowest common denominator, the mass American public.

    it's called marketing (to sheep)

    what about this is so hard to understand

    the fact 2003 Fleetwood Mac debuted at #3 only enforces this, it doesn't make Clarkson's debut seem any more unreal

    given the audience size that the "Idol of America" played to for countless nights, 300K is nothing to write home about

    ps. her fan base is also too young or too old to know how to or spend the time downloading...the Mac's is definately to old
     
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    Haven't heard Clarkson's album but did pick up the Mac album. Not very impressed. Perhaps there's a reason it's #3 beyond teenybopper marketing tactics.
     
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    haven't heard the album, or even any singles. But MY GOD she's attractive [​IMG]
     
  9. Shawn C

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    Well, Rolling Stone gave it 3 stars and AMG gave it 4 (both out of 5) Apparently, it's not a bad pop album. Cra-zee.
     
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    Oh the horror. When will the public realize that they are imbecilles? I wish they'd come here to HTF and see the light. We are so great.

    /Mike
     
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    Assuming 5 stars = 100%
    3 of 5 stars = 60%
    60% = Grade D-

    A rough translation, but far from a rave review in any case. I agree with Lee, Christine McVie is sorely missed.
     
  13. Patrick Larkin

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    I'm frankly SHOCKED that Fleetwood Mac debuted so high.
     
  14. Richard Waller

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    Now comes the interesting part. Just how long will it stay at number one? Or even on the charts?
     
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    Lee, one could argue that Fleetwood Mac is no longer Fleetwood Mac because Peter Green is gone....[​IMG]
     
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    I agree, that's gonne be interesting to see. I think a lot of it could just be the same thing that happen to niche bands with a devoted but small following: they buy the record just as it comes out, it debutes high, and then falls because their fans have all bought it.

    In this case it could just be curiosity, and then it will go away once the curious people have all bought it.

    But I'm happy for her at least, it's gotta feel pretty good!
     
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    Her 'music' is lousy and she's not attractive.


    To sum it up: I won't be buying her album.
     
  20. Angelo.M

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    Who's Kelly Clarkson?

    I'm cancelling my RS subscription.
     

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