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 Posted: Tue Jul 16th, 2019 07:44 pm
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kargol



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tamalie wrote: What defines overrated in this case? Is that the poster simply doesn't like the artist? Is there a criteria such as limited amount of acclaimed and/or popular work, bad live performances, and so on that can be applied?

I would assume someone who gets a whole load of critical acclaim yet produced absolute gash.
E.g. Michael Jackson.  The Thriller album being one good song ("Billie Jean") and a load of filler that gets at times deeply embarrassing.
Or Radiohead.   Emperor's new clothes.  It's like the critics are frightened of saying "this is all meaningless shite" because the other critics will laugh at them for being mainstream.



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