I don't understand the sudden hype over Selena Gomez. Please explain it to me.
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I like her.
She's very much my type, and I suppose an appropriate honor to that other Selena who was unfortunately also very talented.
I tried hitting on Selena Gomez a few times on her twitter account. I mean really hard, because I truly adore her, but she's not interested, and I get that, but it was fun to play around with her a bit.
Some of her music has a very interesting and genuine quality, which I find far more appealing than most albums released in recent decades. She also usually has the right balance of Vocals and Music in her performances. Music should be about 1/3rd the volume of the Vocals, and should not drown out nor hide their voice. That's what people do when they can't sing, or are disguising a note they can't hit.
In spite of being a "Pop" artist, she has the quality of 70's performers, like Karen Carpenter, or a female counterpart of Cat Stephens.
The other Selena was the same way, and unfortunately for her and everyone, her life was cut short.
I think it is fitting that this young woman have the talent and drive, and some of her music seems almost to honor her too.
Life is not always fun, but you should enjoy the good things while they are around.
I have her "Stars Dance" album on my Iphone, and it has some of the best music I've ever heard, and is one of the best album's I've ever listened to, though one of the songs is sort of ruined by a bad choice of presentation, and I don't like all of them, around 2/3rd's of them are very lovely love songs from a genuine woman's perspective.
I think Britney Spears ruined herself. My stepfather knows her family, somehow, but anyway, she started off a lot like Selena Gomez in her career, and then just got completely weird and turned into *something* that was a total turn-off to me, although occasionally still putting out something really nice.
Not every female vocalist needs to play some "love doll" to be interesting either though. Alanis Morissette is one I did not fully appreciate at first, but her "real, in your face" quality is always memorable.
One thing I like about Selena Gomez is she really can sing, and she can carry her voice, and she can vary her voice, and her music is most of the time very soothing and appealing.1
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