Monday, September 26, 2005

INXS Finally Has A New Lead Singer...

I liked INXS once ... actually, I still enjoy listening to their music - I have their greatest hits CD (which shouldn't come as a shock to all of you - as I have about 1000 cds, of which 66% are greatest hits cds). I was also saddened to hear that Michael Hutchins had died ... although I giggled when I heard how he died (That might be the most embarrassing way to go). I was sort of hoping that I'd be able to catch INXS, maybe at a small venue like the Tower or the TLA or something like that.

As it turns out, now I might get my chance. By reviewing the ratings of the INXS Lead Singer Search "reality" show, most of you probably didn't know that INXS was still actively looking to replace the deceased-masturbating-former lead singer. But, even though only 3 people watched the show, INXS does have a lead singer and is planning on doing a world tour ... Um, I'm guessing this will go over like a bucket of farts. First of all, a reality show to find a lead singer? C'mon INXS, you guys are better than that, aren't you? Second, why soil the legacy of INXS (is their an INXS legacy?).

Maybe it would've been cooler to have a more relevant band like Van Halen do this show. It would've really been funny to see how the arrogant Eddie Van Halen would interact with this lead-singing hopefulls. Maybe Dave would've snuck in to try and win the band over again ... is Dave still alive?

Anyway, I really didn't have much of a point in this post, other than to point out that the networks will come up with all kinds of ideas for really stupid reality shows.

7 comments:

Ink and Stone said...

Exterminate,
Evaporate,
Obliterate,
Detonate,
Terminate,
Disintegrate,
Excommunicate,
Eviscerate,
Conflagrate,
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Stabinate,
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...

Rev. Smokin Steve said...

I like the way you call Van Halen a more relevant band. It's been a little while since they've been relevant.

Ink and Stone said...

Hmmmm, I kinda like INXS better than Van Halen. I don't know if that makes them more relevant or not. Maybe only in the fact that INXS is relevant in the public's eye right now, while Van Halen isn't.

I just like INXS's music better than VH's. Though, when Diamond Dave was with VH, they had some good music. Don't like anything they've done since then (either with Hagar or whoever).

Rev. Smokin Steve said...

I actually think Van Halen was better with Hagar. Just my opinion.

Los said...

I think you are both wrong - they were so much better with Gary Sharone.

Ink and Stone said...

I like Hagar's music as a solo artist. Just for some reason him with VH didn't click for me.

And who's Sharone? That guy from Extreme?

Jeff said...

As it turns out, now I might get my chance. By reviewing the ratings of the INXS Lead Singer Search "reality" show, most of you probably didn't know that INXS was still actively looking to replace the deceased-masturbating-former lead singer.
** I'm surprised you didn't try out. You like their music, and you have the masturbating part down.

Maybe it would've been cooler to have a more relevant band like Van Halen do this show.
** Better yet: a reality show to replace Elvis. There are tons of candidates in Las Vegas. And it would be hysterical.

Anyway, I really didn't have much of a point in this post, other than to point out that the networks will come up with all kinds of ideas for really stupid reality shows.
** Yeah, I was wondering about this post, too. This would be good training for someone looking to take the GMAT.