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re: Jennifer Hudson

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La_Comtesse 06:38 pm MST 02/02/07
In reply to: re: Jennifer Hudson - Vin 10:00 am MST 02/02/07

Well...it is Wagnerian with Spector elements, so that could quite easily be called white.

But why not ? It seems like close to 95% of music nowadays is black.

But ofcourse the thing is not about ethnicity or colour,...it is about Wagnerian being more EPIC !

IMHO.


> Well, I wouldn't say its fair to say that Jim's music
> "sounds White." It just sounds like Jim, and it certainly
> doesn't sound like the music that is most popular amongst
> White people. Which might actually be Rap, oddly
> enough...
>
> > "White" isn't ethnic? ;-) All I'm saying is I thought
> > Jennifer Hudson did a good job & since that's the most
> > gospel-inflected song he's ever written, it worked
> > wonderfully IMO.
> >
> > > "Black soul" is one of the last things Jim's music needs.
> > > Steinmusic needs "black soul" about as much as Heavy Metal
> > > does.
> > >
> > > This is not a racist opinion. The fact is simply that
> > > Jimmy IS the soul of his music, and that's what makes it
> > > what it is and that is why we love it. No ethnic
> > > flavoring, black or otherwise, is required.
> > >
> > > > I think she'd rip the hell out of "Safe Sex." Get on the
> > > > phone now, Jim!
> > > >
> > > > Then again, wasn't Clive Davis one of the people who hated
> > > > Jim & Meat's "Bat" auditions?
> > > >
> > > > I thought she sounded great on "The Future" and should
> > > > have sung more of it. She's certainly a more interesting
> > > > singer than Patti Russo or that Raven chick.
> > > >
> > > > Frankly, Jim's music could stand some black soul added to
> > > > it. Jim must be the world's only Jewish Aryan composer.


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