The Voice Season Three

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by rfisher, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Blake's assistance to his choices seems infinitely better than any promotion the network offers them.
  2. Garden Kitty

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    I thought Xtina was referring to the fact that they've added a new twist which allows a judge to "steal" someone from another judge's team. I'm not sure how it works, and maybe they can only steal them if the other judge eliminates them in the face off rounds. But I think the stealing only comes into play if a singer is on another judge's team - not if they weren't picked at all.
  3. Bostonfan

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    Rob might be referring to when in Season 1 they ran out of contestants and had to send some back out for a 2nd chance to fill the roster. Now that the show is popular, I doubt they have a shortage of contestants waiting in the wings to get their chance to sing.
  4. taf2002

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    I don't remember any of Christina's getting better.
  5. my little pony

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    ita, i think she's a great singer but was always a great singer and might not be able to teach someone else what she does naturally

    also, her musical knowledge and taste seems pretty narrow compared to the other judges. she's be my last pick.
  6. Matryeshka

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    I disagree. Moses improved massively from his first performance until he was booted.

    Last season, she didn't really understand the concept of cannon fodder; all of her singers were really great to begin with. They only needed fine tuning. This season, I think she's finally gotten the fodder concept, so we'll see how good of a coach she is.
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    Christina seems just as knowledgeable and varied about music/taste as the others...I definitely agree with Matry about Moses though, he improved leaps and bounds, as well as Ashley De La Rosa.

    I think Christina has a lot of versatility. She's done gospel, pop, R&B, angry girl rock, jazz, latin-pop ect. Christina seems like she's really good about working to bring out the best in all of her contestants. Even though Lindsay was clearly her favorite last season, she still gave 100 percent to the others, and I can't say the same for the other three judges. Although if you are lucky enough to be one of Blake's favorites he will end up being a very good choice in the long run.

    Jayar...kudos to you for trying out for The Voice :cheer2: Hopefully you make it through it to the live shows next time!
  8. dbell1

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    Smiley - I'm with you, I think if you're one of Blake's chosen final favorites, he'll help you. Otherwise, you're under the bus with the other fodder. I'm thinking of Naia Kete and Jordis from last year. I saw Naia live and she was amazing. On the show, he toned down what made her special (the reggae). Charlotte Sometimes was there too - she was vocally impressive and came off much better live (attitude wise). :lol:

    Season 1 news - Xenia is on tour and coming to my area (sort of) in October. I'll be going.
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    I liked Xenia. She was/is young and very unpolished, but you can't deny that her voice is special. I look forward to seeing her grow as an artist because I'd listen to her music.
  10. skatesindreams

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    The format of the show requires "favorites" vs. cannon fodder.
    We don't know what might be done by the celebrities to offer "career assistance" off-camera.
  11. orbitz

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    I saw a couple of episodes of The Voice U.K. on utubes. I think overall there are better singers over there than in the U.S.
  12. Matryeshka

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    Those first few notes of that Hernandez girl was :eek: and at only 15, :respec: She kind of lost it in the middle when the chairs started turning, but she got it back.

    If I were Taylor Swift, and I heard her sing the first few bars, I'd be too embarrassed to ever sing that song again. I think though she'll only be cannon fodder for Christina (and Adam) but I think she'd be on Blake's team.
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    I cant believe I was watching DWTS and Bristol Palin and forgot about this! Ergh! Did I miss anything good? Big belters?
  14. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    She was really good. I've forgotten who else is on Xtina's team. I'd have just quit singing and started squealing when 3 of those chairs spun around. I forgive her that little tremble. Last night of blind auditions. Bring on the battle rounds.

    kylet3, first singer was a really good 15yo Taylor Swift. Then a former boyband who they passed on.
  15. Matryeshka

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    Imagine a Taylor Swift who could actually sing and emote beyond waah-waaah I wasn't prom queen waaah-waaah petulant teenager while she sings.

    Poor man's Florence was good, but it's not a style of singing I personally care for. But I approve of blue hair. I'm torn.
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    I like the fact that CeeLo will turn around for a variety of singers and not just singers of a certain type. But you knew that country girl was picking Blake.
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    Singing Florence and looking like Katy Perry and claiming massive panic attack issues? I see a trainwreck. :shuffle:

    Not a fan of Twanging Nicole. She's fodder.

    If I hear one more freaking teenager say they've worked their WHOLE LIFE for a 3 year old tv show, I'll be tossing things at the screen. :rolleyes:
  18. Matryeshka

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    If the initial judges decided they were tone deaf and allowed me in front of the show, I think I'd do a rock-ish version of a country song in the hopes of getting CeeLo and Blake to turn around. Maybe Keep Your Hands to Yourself.

    This song is a horrible choice. Singing it through his nose is an even worse choice.
  19. Alixana

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    I missed last guy's story .. what's with all the flags on his guitar?
  20. my little pony

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    can we be a tone deaf duo? each judge needs a duo for fodder. or i can just clap or something. i like that song.
  21. Garden Kitty

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    Gaga girl is very annoying, and her stage manner bugs me.
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    Gaga backup has some flawless skin. Not a fan of the voice though. A bit too screamy on the high notes. But, she's gorgeous. Reminds me a bit of Meryl. Anyone else see it?
  23. rfisher

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    OK. Those judges have scripts. No way CeeLo heard about her eating disorder in her voice. :lol: Although he just asked about pain. I figured it was because those shorts were too tight and cutting into her hooha.
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  24. Matryeshka

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    CeeLo's expression at first when Christina said "that's you" was priceless. That's the expression he's going to make right before he turns around for mlp and me.

    We are going to be dressed in our pineapple and palm tree gypsy wedding garb, right?
  25. my little pony

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    omg i finally get to bust out my gypsy clothes, i'm so happy. i wont even care when xtina laughs at us from behind her fan.
  26. rfisher

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    I'll stand backstage with Carson and jump up and down for you. Then I get to run out on stage and fling myself at Adam. And Blake.

    Xtina has a lot of pop on her team.
  27. dbell1

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    :rofl: Cee Lo gave up immediately. Kayla might have been better with Xtina. Of all the voices tonight, she would have turned my chair, she's different. Wonder if she went with Adam since he turned first?
  28. Matryeshka

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    I think maybe the only person on Adam's person I'd be tempted to pick up the phone for is Nicole at this stage. I don't understand his team or strategy at all.
  29. rfisher

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    There are a lot of teenagers this season. Last year skewed much older. Xtina's battle rounds are going to be a bloodbath.
  30. my little pony

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    so far no bald lesbians :(
  31. Matryeshka

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    I don't want to know about CeeLo's soft spots.

    That was probably my favorite audition of the night. I'd have turned around in four notes too. I think Christina is a good match for her. I like Christina's team, but they're too similar to each other. Too many poppy brunettes (except the two brunettes tonight, who are fabulous).
  32. Matryeshka

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    Jessica looks like a country song. :yikes:
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    I wish he'd gone all the way and just owned it and sang "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad."
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  34. rfisher

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    OMG. Let the AR boy be good so I'll have someone to root for. His hometown is about 20 miles from mine.

    I want that bird to poop on CeeLo's head.

    And Rob Thomas. Please let him sing Smooth. :swoon:
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  35. Matryeshka

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    There are SO MANY people from Louisiana :respec: AR boy is headed for a stint in Celebrity Rehab.

    At this point, I think Blake has the strongest team, but CeeLo has the best individual singers.

    Ugh, Rob Thomas.
  36. Garden Kitty

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    Loved that last guy's reaction. Very fun and a nice way to end the night.
  37. Allskate

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    Yeah. It was funny when the fifteen year-old said "when I was young." She's totally Blake's type of contestant. I knew he would turn his chair. I wonder what Xtina will do with her.

    Singing Grandpa aside, I think it's pretty clear that the producers are going for that lucrative younger audience demographic. They've cut back on the number of over 35 contestants and they do seem to be going a little bit more mainstream pop.

    It may be very interesting to watch Kayla and Adam. I think she picked him because of how cutthroat he is. She seems to be almost as hardcore competitive as he is. It could be a very good combination or a disaster if they butt heads.

    Rodeo dude at the end was a hoot.

    I'm looking forward to seeing these mentors and watching the coaches steal from each other.

    De'borah is almost bald. But I see your point.
  38. heckles

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    Let him keep it real.
  39. orbitz

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    I love BamBam :lol:, but I don't think he's going to last very long though. Sill, good for him for getting to the next round.
  40. taf2002

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    I actually loved the country guy who looked like a rocker...Rudy something. He's fodder no matter how well he does, esp if he battles a cute girl. I think he made a mistake going with Blake. And Kayla is definitely special. I think she has the ability to distinguish herself from all the other young girls. They have some amazing people this year.