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Gwen Stefani/Martha Davis

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Sinker, Jan 18, 2003.

  1. Sinker


    Dec 4, 2002
    Newark, DE USofA
    Am I the only one that think that Gwen Stefani from No Doubt and Martha Davis from The Motels have very similar voices? I always loved Martha's sultry, dry tone and Gwen's style is very similar.

    If you get a chance listen to "Only The Lonely" and then "Don't Speak" and see if you agree with me.
  2. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I thought that about Gwen and The ladies of the dance hall crashers.
  3. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    In the sense of - pure voice, I agree, other than the fact that Martha can get "husky" in her lower range and can use it to seem more assertive/aggressive than Gwen.

    Love, `em both, especially their different phrasing styles.

    Bif Naked is another rock woman with voice that knocks me out.

    I'd love to see any combination of them team up on a song.
  4. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    If we're gonna have a thread about Gwen, please, lets have pictures :D
  5. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Amen, brother Rick...that's my take, too!
  6. I always thought Gwen sounded like Geddy Lee (sometimes).
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    I'm in between laughing and crying but it's all inside. I think I'm going to explode.
  8. Listen to "Lessons" by Rush and "Happy Now?" by No Doubt. When Geddy yells in that song it sounds just like Gwen when she says " You've got no one else, you're by yourself".

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