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The Voice, Season Five

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by PeterG, Sep 12, 2013.

Biggest Star To Come Out of The Voice?

  1. Javier Colon (Won season one)

    1 vote(s)
    2.5%
  2. Dia Frampton (Season 1, second place)

    1 vote(s)
    2.5%
  3. Vicci Martinez (Season 1, tied for third)

    5 vote(s)
    12.5%
  4. Beverly McClellan (Season 1, tied for third)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Jermaine Paul (Season 2 winner)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Juliet Simms (Season 2, second place)

    1 vote(s)
    2.5%
  7. Tony Lucca (Season 2, third place)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Chris Mann (Season 2, fourth place)

    4 vote(s)
    10.0%
  9. Cassadee Pope (Season 3 winner)

    6 vote(s)
    15.0%
  10. Terry McDermott (Season 3 runner-up)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Nicholas David (Season 3, third place)

    1 vote(s)
    2.5%
  12. I Don't Remember Any Of Them Now...

    23 vote(s)
    57.5%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    I'd like to hear some Nirvana. But, I think the 16 yo was just average and nothing special. She didn't have the rock edge. Blue hair is just blue hair.
     
  2. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    She has a very nice voice, but the performance didn't seem to go anywhere.
     
  3. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    I do feel sorry for the ones nobody turns around for. CeeLo makes a good point about sounding too much like the original which means people expect the original. Malford would have done better to have changed it up some.

    And we just let a hottie go by!!!!! Noooooooooo... stupid blind audition. :lol:
     
  4. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    It is sad especially when they show the family.


    Meh at the one girl singing "Girl on Fire". Christina doesn't seem to be trying that hard to get her.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2013
  5. my little pony

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    alicia keys songs are the vocal equivalent of swimming upstream, they just sound like a lot of effort
     
  6. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    15 yo was really good and she needs to go with Xtina. She's got the power and Xtina will help her.
     
  7. PRlady

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    Agreed. She needs some finesse and control. She also is very pretty, definite commercial potential.
     
  8. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    I agreed with Xtina about Monica. That wasn't nearly as good as the boys were pretending. Blake will dump her in the battle round.

    And now Kelly Cuoco's sister. Won't this be embarrassing if nobody turns. :watch: She picked a terrible song to audition with. She should go with CeeLo. Xtina has too many strong singers. I think she made a 2nd mistake. Xtina will keep the kid and dump her.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2013
  9. shan

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    I'm crossing my fingers for her. :)

    edited to add: Oh dear, this is not starting well. :yikes: I hope it improves.
     
  10. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    I really thought nobody would turn for Kaley's sister.
     
  11. shan

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    Me too. And again, I'm not sure Christina was really fighting for her. Or Cee Lo for that matter.
     
  12. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    She'll be toast in the battle round.

    At least George boyband ripoff is cute.
     
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  13. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Who got boyband George?
     
  14. PRlady

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    CeeLo. Not impressed with George but this Texas guy is good!
     
  15. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Wow, I really thought Texas was going with CeeLo.
     
  16. taf2002

    taf2002 zexy demon

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    Texas "Electric Feel" guy was my favorite of the night. I also liked the 1st audition - Louisiana guy who sang "Use Me" (one of my favorite songs ever). And I also liked Romanian George - not necessarily for his voice. ;)

    I wanted to like Briana Cuoco but she was about as nervous as any contestant I've ever heard & her voice quavered a lot. Plus that song is terrible for an audition. She was almost done before I realized that she has a really good voice. I doubt Christina will be able to help her - she'll probably use her as fodder. But I think she had the most pressure on her than any of the others. It's not only that she has a famous sister - she has a famous younger sister.
     
  17. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    I was surprised that anyone turned for Briana Cuoco.
     
  18. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

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    So far, there have been lots of good voices, but very few performers. There's a huge difference between gigging sitting on a bar stool in a 100 seat place and commanding a bigger venue.
     
  19. skatesindreams

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    That's where the battle rounds will help separate the "fodder" from the contenders.
    Can they command a room?

    I note that there are several team members that have only been mentioned "in passing".
    I wonder how many of the "contenders" are in that group?
     
  20. barbk

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    I could do with seeing more auditions of people who actually made the teams, and shorter packages in general. It would also be a lot fairer, since people whose auditions aren't really shown really start out at a disadvantage when it comes time for live voting.
     
  21. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    Unless they know they're being eliminated in the battle rounds. Remember those have already happened so the editors know. I'm trying to remember if any singer not shown in the blind audition ever makes it through the battle round.
     
  22. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

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    So you want someone with "The X-Factor" as opposed to "The Voice"?
     
  23. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    It takes someone who has the requisite ability; and command of the audience to have long-term success, IMO.
    I believe that's one reason why so few winners of these "reality' competitions really make a career after their contracts end.
     
  24. PeterG

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    Beverly McClellan just called. She said she wanted you to...well, this is a family thread, right? :p
     
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  25. shan

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    Based on some of last night's turns, I can't believe it took so long for someone to turn for the first guy.
     
  26. 4rkidz

    4rkidz plotting, planning and travelling

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    i LOVE Chicago - so glad they turned for him so maybe we can get more of his dad's band on tv..
     
  27. my little pony

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    i hope cruise guitarist is fabulous her nana will drop dead
     
  28. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    I liked cruise singer. She should go with CeeLo. She could work with Xtina, but I think CeeLo is her coach. She went with Xtina. Think that was a mistake on her part, but she can sing.

    I didn't get the turn for the wedding singer with the sad story. I think he's battle fodder.
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2013
  29. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    That wedding singer has quite a sad story. I found myself hoping he would get a turn based on the story. :yikes: That's why I hate the backstory.
     
  30. shan

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    Okay second time around guy gets a 4 chair turn around with that performance? :huh: I wonder how much the judges were told in advance.