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Old 23.02.2007, 13:09
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I hate DJ Bobo. You?

Has anyone heard his new single "Vampires are alive"? I mean, COME ON! I thought he was a talentless hack before I heard it this morning on the radio, but this sets him into a whole new dimension of terribledom. His horrid lyrics, over pronunciation of every syllable, the fact that his name in Spanish means DJ Idiot (no joke)... I just thought I'd see if anyone else out there (PLEASE!) thinks he's a big flake like me.
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Old 23.02.2007, 13:47
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

lol
he isn't my cup of tea either. my husband has a friend who is constantly winning these radio contests (horseshoe up his ass I guess ) and he won one recently that was for him and a guest to attend some special *event* where DJ Bobo was going to play his new song for the EuroVision song contest?? to a small group of people.

my husbands reaction to his friends invite was "hahah, as if. take your girlfriend man!"


I don't think anyone used that win! it was a lose lose!
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Old 23.02.2007, 14:04
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

My kids like(d) him very much and having them so far apart (age wise) means there is seldom a day in this house WITHOUT chihuahua,pirates of dance or so blaring out of one of the rooms
apparently he said if he'll get zero points at the contest he'll take a sabbatical of a couple of months

gotta go now and start praying LOL
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Old 23.02.2007, 14:08
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

hahaha

let's all pray together, shall we?
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Old 23.02.2007, 22:56
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

Please bring on another person please. I don't want any nightmare.
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Old 23.02.2007, 23:46
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I don't get it - middle-aged, a dumb name, bad haircut, very questionable material and yet he has hits.

I don't hate him, I have to admire his unbelievable luck...
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Old 24.02.2007, 01:05
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I heard that utter guff about vampires today on the radio... It's shockingly bad.

Is it only in his homeland that he is considered as a creditible artist or has he had any form of success outwith CH?

He needs pelted with an array of rotten fruit and veg.

I think the reason that he's popular here is down to the fact that most of the natives have rather questionable tastes in music.
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I definitely agree with you. Try to listen to non-commercial radio stations..I do it. So try it. At least you wont listen to the same songs several times a day for more than several weeks .
Radio 1 ..UK
Radio 1...Czech republic..great choice, every single moderator has its own taste for music.


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Old 24.02.2007, 10:59
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I avoid places where I might hear such music. Like shari, I go for non-commercial radio if I have to listen to radio. In Zurich try Radio LoRa, Basel try Radio X, not sure about other locations. Or just play your own taste from your own CDs, mp3s, etc.
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I definitely agree with you. Try to listen to non-commercial radio stations..I do it. So try it. At least you wont listen to the same songs several times a day for more than several weeks .
Radio 1 ..UK
I used to like BBC R1 when they had John Peel (RIP) and Annie Nightingale. The final straw was when the Friday Rock Show was taken off (who remembers "TV on the Radio"). I remember Iron Maiden's "Number of the Beast" getting its first airing there; and Marillion definitely weren't doing a copycat of old Genesis.

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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

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Has anyone heard his new single "Vampires are alive"? I mean, COME ON! I thought he was a talentless hack before I heard it this morning on the radio, but this sets him into a whole new dimension of terribledom. His horrid lyrics, over pronunciation of every syllable, the fact that his name in Spanish means DJ Idiot (no joke)... I just thought I'd see if anyone else out there (PLEASE!) thinks he's a big flake like me.
Come on!! he ROCKS!!!!

Anyone, who takes a normal song and makes a poor attempt at singing while the original plays in the background must have a huge cahoonies!!! (spelling?)- (US slang for testicles).
Shame about the voice, AND he is getting rich from it..
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DJ Bobo:

a) can't sing
b) the choreography looks like an aerobics class
c) crap melody

a-c counts for 99% of his songs

d) is filthy rich through hard work (can't be because of a-c, right!)

Because of d) I like him. because of a-c I don't listen to the radio anymore.

But then again, it might just be that his fanbase is made up entirely of drugcrazed zombies on speed.
Oh, wait, no, that's Street Parade :gasp:

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I heard that utter guff about vampires today on the radio... It's shockingly bad.
Haven't heard it yet, not looking forward to it either...

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Is it only in his homeland that he is considered as a creditible artist or has he had any form of success outwith CH?
Also very popular in Germany (sizable 9-13 yo crowd )

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He needs pelted with an array of rotten fruit and veg.
Prefer tar 'n feathers myself.

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I think the reason that he's popular here is down to the fact that most of the natives have rather questionable tastes in music.
De gustibus non est disputandum. BTW, DJ Bobo is from Aargau. 'Nuf said!

(For those not in the know of Züri Chauvinism: Aargauer are considered the white sock-wearing proles in chav-style spoilered bangers)

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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I'm kind of glad he's there as a form of perverse entertainment for me. I mean how bad can a "successful" act get? I heard the term "cervala-promi" on the weekend which applies to him I think, you know, the "big fish in a small pond type". In my home town they are called Perthonalities.

He did have one hit in Australia back in the early 90s, "Somebody Dance With Me". Even then we pulled the piss out of him. Little did I dream that one day I would end up in his home country

This story relating to Miss Switzerland makes an interesting point about the celebrities/promis here:

"Miss Switzerland title-holders have a near mythical status in a country of seven million inhabitants but very few celebrities.

Switzerland has almost no internationally known figures from popular culture – Roger Federer and Martina Hingis are probably the only two living Swiss that most foreigners can name.

As a result, the Swiss media tries to manufacture celebrities from television presenters, folk musicians and beauty competitions."


How many countries have a Mister (insert country name here) competition, little alone shown on prime-time state-funded television?
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I don't have a great deal of admiration for DJs in general (apart from Ray Vaughn obviously). They seem to simply combine without creating. I have no clue what his repetoire is like, but having heard the hype on the commercial radio channels, I expect nothing short of completely dire.

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This story relating to Miss Switzerland makes an interesting point about the celebrities/promis here:

"Miss Switzerland title-holders have a near mythical status in a country of seven million inhabitants but very few celebrities.

Switzerland has almost no internationally known figures from popular culture – Roger Federer and Martina Hingis are probably the only two living Swiss that most foreigners can name.

As a result, the Swiss media tries to manufacture celebrities from television presenters, folk musicians and beauty competitions."


How many countries have a Mister (insert country name here) competition, little alone shown on prime-time state-funded television?
That reminds me of just how many normal, straightlaced non-metalheads here in Switzerland that I have met who have at least heard of (the recently re-formed) Celtic Frost. CF are one of the few bands to make a name for themselves outside of Switzerland. Their singer would appear on SF radio from time to time during the band's years apart and the bass player owns many businesses in Zurich. The band are pioneers in extreme metal, not something that the mainstream pays much attention to, but here they are known...
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

Argh! Chihuahua anybody?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri01qgcf430
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

What on earth made me go and click on that? Thanks, jR, for the full assault upon my senses!

I could be paid to hug DJBobo's problems out of him - like, at the reasonable rate of a million francs!

If he put on the Pirate of Dance outfit, no deal! I do have some standards!
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Old 27.02.2007, 00:34
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

Dr. Peter Venkman: [picking up his radio and speaking slowly] Come in, Ray.
Dr Ray Stantz: [excited] Venkman? I saw it, I saw it, I saw it.
Dr. Peter Venkman: [slowly, calmly] It's right here, Ray. It's... looking at me.
Dr Ray Stantz: He's an ugly little spud, isn't he?
Dr. Peter Venkman: [quickly] I think he can hear you, Ray.


(Who ya gonna call?)
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

I don't want to scare anyone but I'm sure I heard TW on the radio say that DJ Bobo is representing Switzerland in Eurovision 2007.
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Re: I hate DJ Bobo. You?

hmm, it seems to be true:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DJ_Bobo...n_Song_Contest

but at least it should guarantee that the UK wont come last :-)
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