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who's your favorite singer of these four?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by The BurgerMeister, Mar 18, 2008.


  1. Layne Staley

    7 vote(s)
    15.9%
  2. Eddie Vedder

    8 vote(s)
    18.2%
  3. Chris Cornell

    22 vote(s)
    50.0%
  4. Kurt Cobain

    7 vote(s)
    15.9%
  1. The BurgerMeister

    The BurgerMeister musician.

    Apr 13, 2006
    Big Bear, CA
    Layne Staley, for me. great character and range to his voice. just an amazing singer.

    i'm sure i didn't include a bunch of awesome singers that you might feel belong in this poll, but i just wanted to know between these four.
     
  2. ryco

    ryco

    Apr 24, 2005
    97465
    For pure vocal technique and range I gotta go with Cornell

    For lyrics and song writing gotta go with Cobain
     
  3. Valerus

    Valerus

    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    Cornell. Although I don't like grunge. :p
     
  4. fenderhutz

    fenderhutz Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Harpers Ferry WV
    I went with Cornell. He has a good range and and really belt out some tunes and writes great lyrics.

    Kurt was an innovator, but I couldn't stand him live. Eddie got on my nerves with his lyrics in the later albums. Layne was actually a VERY close 2nd almost first, but on the albums if you kill Jerrys backups he isn't as full sounding as most people think. I was going to give him the rating for the Mad Season album.
     
  5. afinalfantasy

    afinalfantasy Banned

    Jan 11, 2006
    Chris Cornell, even though I don't listen to much of his music.
     
  6. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Cornell.
     
  7. Layne. I've seen plenty of clips of Cornell that I didn't like, particularly with Audioslave. He's number 2 from that list though because he indeed has moments of greatness.
     
  8. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas
    I'm going with Staley for the simple fact that his vocals really complimented the music. Cornell's a close second and Vedder is meh. Cobain's vocals were as good as his guitar playing.
     
  9. The BurgerMeister

    The BurgerMeister musician.

    Apr 13, 2006
    Big Bear, CA
    never done this, but i don't doubt it.

    to me, Layne Staley conveyed more emotion than the others. i think Cornell's got him in the belting department, but i enjoy Staley's belting more (whoa... weird sentence if taken out of context). when Staley belts, i really feel it, y'know?
     
  10. phat daddy

    phat daddy

    Jun 16, 2006
    Tampa Bay, FL
    I had to go with Cornell. Sheer vocal strength, range and dynamics I think he's got all that. Stayley's a close 2nd, the one thing he's got on Cornell is emotion. Kurt Cobain had a lot of emotion albeit sometimes poorly conveyed, and I don't think Ed Vedder even rates on this list other than the fact that he was in a grunge band.
     
  11. MyUsernameHere

    MyUsernameHere ?????????????

    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    I'd have to vote for Cornell on the strength of Euphoria Morning alone.
     
  12. Kobain he is the only one i realy know >.>
     
  13. kevteop

    kevteop

    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    Kurt Cobain I suppose. I'm not really a fan of any of those guys.

    I wish Chris Cornell had shot himself in the early '90s. Could've saved us from all that Audioslave garbage.
     
  14. sarcastro83

    sarcastro83

    Jul 27, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    If I had to pick from this list, I'm going Vedder... he's soulful without being overly anguished, from what I'm familiar with. Also, I dig baritones... he's a baritone, right?
     
  15. The BurgerMeister

    The BurgerMeister musician.

    Apr 13, 2006
    Big Bear, CA
    cornell in the lead!
     
  16. Kurt, at least in the early days.

    I really despise the whole "underbite rock" vocals thing... I wish it were bands like the Young Fresh Fellows and the Fastbacks that made it big instead of the ones that ended up saturating the airwaves....
     

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