― stelf)xxx, Friday, 3 June 2005 13:46 (7 years ago) Permalink
― The Lex (The Lex), Friday, 3 June 2005 13:47 (7 years ago) Permalink
stelfox, there is not one bad song on mariahs album. id say its 90% perfect. this album is just magnificent. circles is just WOW. those backing vocals. OMg.
― ppp, Friday, 3 June 2005 13:59 (7 years ago) Permalink
― The Lex (The Lex), Friday, 3 June 2005 14:09 (7 years ago) Permalink
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― The Lex (The Lex), Monday, 1 August 2005 12:10 (7 years ago) Permalink
― Gregory T (tubesocks), Tuesday, 27 September 2005 14:27 (7 years ago) Permalink
This shit is great, it reminds me of "Oops Oh My" (although not quite as good as that). Is it from a new album or what?
― Tim Finney (Tim Finney), Monday, 24 October 2005 03:09 (7 years ago) Permalink
Teedra has "Take My Love Away" playing on her myspace page, it sounds ace, very sad and gentle and reflective, gorgeously produced as per.
Teedra's voice is just...I can't think of another singer whose voice cuts into me as much as hers.
Nice to find out that her favourite song is Starpoint's "Object Of My Desire"! And that she started out writing songs over the top of Prince grooves, which makes a lot of sense obv.
― Tim Finney (Tim Finney), Sunday, 27 August 2006 13:07 (6 years ago) Permalink
― Haikunym (Haikunym), Sunday, 27 August 2006 13:21 (6 years ago) Permalink
― deej.. (deej..), Sunday, 27 August 2006 15:17 (6 years ago) Permalink
(erm ok i wz actually trying to verify whether ne-yo is about to publicly come out in some magazine next month??! this in the same week he wz caught photo'd doing, uhhh... not v gay activities with a backing dancer. gotta be a hoax rite)
― rtccc (mwah), Sunday, 27 August 2006 19:14 (6 years ago) Permalink
― rtccc (mwah), Sunday, 27 August 2006 19:18 (6 years ago) Permalink
here's a page of some more new odds n sods. i've linked to this site b4, the audio section is a goldmine of teedra rejectamenta! you can find the original trina song wot had teedra on it before kelly rowland, for example, or this sort of ok rmx of 'you'll never find' with the obv sample, the provenance of which still baffles me because i only learnt of it when i saw thee 12 itself in poxy electrotwat music record shop phonica, of all places. (it were never in regular rnb shops.)
― rtccc (mwah), Sunday, 27 August 2006 19:31 (6 years ago) Permalink
New song "Love's Gonna Be" here.
A bit disappointing, actually.
― groovemaaan, Saturday, 30 June 2007 23:00 (5 years ago) Permalink
sample must have cost a fortune
― deej, Saturday, 30 June 2007 23:09 (5 years ago) Permalink
so i went back and forth for a bit on 'so kool', wondering if this was really what i wanted from teedra, then i realised i couldn't actually stop listening to it. she sounds more subdued than in the past but it fits the song perfectly. it's so lush and pastoral - very 'rock the boat' - and the chorus is just beautiful, "don't you call me today" totally gets me.
― lex pretend, Monday, 24 November 2008 12:27 (4 years ago) Permalink
let's hope this means a new album is actually imminent this time!!
― lex pretend, Monday, 24 November 2008 12:28 (4 years ago) Permalink
ok where is the teedra crew of 4 years ago >:(
― lex pretend, Tuesday, 25 November 2008 11:40 (4 years ago) Permalink
I'm waiting to find "So Kool" before I post. Also I'm scared of getting excited and jinxing the whole thing.
― Tim F, Tuesday, 25 November 2008 11:58 (4 years ago) Permalink
it's on the fader!
― lex pretend, Tuesday, 25 November 2008 11:58 (4 years ago) Permalink
there was a lovely lil track called Blow Me Out that she briefly put up on her myspace some time ago.
i still haven't heard "Complex Simplicity" in its entirety! i even bought it few years ago but i kinda lost the habit of playing audio cds and i always keep forgetting to put it on :( :( :(
― Mind Taker, Tuesday, 25 November 2008 12:08 (4 years ago) Permalink
Okay so I've heard "So Kool" now and yeah it is rather OMG AMAZING.
― Tim F, Thursday, 27 November 2008 10:01 (4 years ago) Permalink
OMG <3 <3 <3 <3
child the natural fact is...i can't pay my taxes...
― lex pretend, Monday, 2 March 2009 22:20 (4 years ago) Permalink
i like it
― tuomasters at work (blueski), Monday, 2 March 2009 22:25 (4 years ago) Permalink
Just got an e-mail today from the Washington DC promoter regarding Teedra this week in DC (it's a smaller room than for her last local appearance):
Thursday, April 2nd @ LIV 2001 11th Street, NW (Near 11th & U Streets)
Doors @ 9PM
― curmudgeon, Monday, 30 March 2009 21:21 (4 years ago) Permalink
Sweet! Thanks for the heads up. Saw her play a short but sweet set at the Black Cat almost 2 years ago. Hope she plays some new stuff this time. Lionhearted is easily among my favorites of the year so far.
― lou, Monday, 30 March 2009 21:31 (4 years ago) Permalink
I saw her at the Cat but alas won't be able to make it this time.
― curmudgeon, Tuesday, 31 March 2009 03:09 (4 years ago) Permalink
I guess I could talk about new Teedra joints on the Rolling R&B thread, but if Teedra visited me in my dreams tonight and I had to admit I'd been intermingling her new material with just any R&B i'd be really ashamed.
Anyway, LOVE this slowburning stalker of a kiss-off jam:
I also didn't even know she'd released a new mixtape this year. When oh when will Young Lioness drop? It's gettin' so the "Young" is becoming tenuous.
― Tim F, Sunday, 20 September 2009 12:00 (3 years ago) Permalink
brainwasher and i both mentioned the mixtape on rolling r&b in like january you funky-addled clod!!
'to hell with it' is a good song (most likely better on paper than 'everybody rock') but part of me is hesitant to greenlight her boldest yet recorded foray into darkest jazmine sullivania - i've always loved her easy, big sisterly relationship with modernity you see. also she loves rolling r&b and is honoured every time she's mentioned there.
― r|t|c, Tuesday, 22 September 2009 21:58 (3 years ago) Permalink
The problem with rolling threads is that I feel like I have to watch every embedded youtube and not participate otherwise - and then there's never time to do so.
This problem doesn't arise when you're on the Executive Board (e.g. funky house sceptics) but as a simple non-executive member it often feels easier just to skip the meetings so no-one realises you've been shirking your duties.
LOL "Sullivania". I like her soulful stuff as well but I do occasionally get the impression sometimes with that kinda mixtape cut that she kinda just sleepwalked through the songwriting process (singing always spot on obv) because she finds that kind of thing so easy now. On one level this is compelling because it's like Essence Of Teedra, but on another level it ends up standing in the shadow of her first album (having a hard-to-top debut not necessarily being a "problem" of course).
While I'd be concerned if she decided just abandon that and do all electrosheen all the time ("Everybody Rock", "So Kool" etc.) I get the sense that she thinks through her woodland forays a little bit more than her open house tours.
― Tim F, Tuesday, 22 September 2009 22:57 (3 years ago) Permalink
teedramoses im riding to kings of leon's last album... this is soul music... the lead singer's voice is a-may-zin. i nevr get tired of this cd.
― Tim F, Friday, 9 October 2009 14:05 (3 years ago) Permalink
i was gonna post that earlier :(
― lex pretend, Friday, 9 October 2009 14:11 (3 years ago) Permalink
Um...I somehow never heard this until very recently? And it might be a more perfect rainy-day-album than Mariah's latest one. Definitely amazing.
― 7borad dudes get sb'd, frequently. (Alex in Montreal), Saturday, 31 October 2009 19:23 (3 years ago) Permalink
I found a Teedra Moses sleeveless tee behind my computer 5 minutes ago.
― Kevin John Bozelka, Saturday, 31 October 2009 21:27 (3 years ago) Permalink
posted from the SR thread - i thought it would be better to post it here rather than derail that one even more:
"Titchy saying that Teedra's only good song is "Be Your Girl" is one of the wrongest things you've said!! It's not even top 5 on her album!"
are you serious? lol. i suppose ill have to dig it out again just to check but i dont remember anything better on there. though the b-more club mix of BYG is even better than the original and thats the one i listen to most.
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 10:53 (3 years ago) Permalink
1. Complex Simplicity2. Back Stroke3. For A Lifetime4. The Last Day5. Outta My Head
― Tim F, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:12 (3 years ago) Permalink
1. complex simplicity2. for a lifetime3. you'll never find (a better woman)4. backstroke5. outta my head6. caution
@teedramoses im gonna release the Royal Patience EP on Valentines Day 2010 for free download... stay tuned :-) luv ya muah! about 18 hours ago from mobile web
― lex pretend, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:19 (3 years ago) Permalink
yeah im not seeing how any of those are better. theyre all very samey, not really that well defined as songs, and not really that special enough groove-wise or melodically to compensate. teedras got a lovely voice and could be a great singer but be your girl is her only great song. the rest is pretty ho-hum filler. most of that first album still sounds like b-list 90s R&B. the type of thing id have expected from tara thomas, kim swain or someone, though both of those artists' better known songs are still better than the top 5 listed above.
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:39 (3 years ago) Permalink
Some days "Complex Simplicity" is my favourite song EVER.
U mad titchy.
― Tim F, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:40 (3 years ago) Permalink
that song isnt even on the level of mona lisa. (eg wanna please u). the reasons i liked teedra is cos she reminded me of all the 90s female R&B i liked. but apart from be your girl, its all signifiers (warmth, no euro-ish synths, rhode-ish keyboards, more of a 'soul' rather than pop voice, etc etc) and no songs.
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:45 (3 years ago) Permalink
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:49 (3 years ago) Permalink
sounds like shed be good live tho - (i like 'youll never find' anyway)
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 11:52 (3 years ago) Permalink
Titchy just be quiet you're ridiculously wrong on this point, "Complex Simplicity" is one of the finest pieces of songwriting and one of the finest performances I can think of. Genuinely moving.
― Tim F, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:12 (3 years ago) Permalink
she's really great live. tim otm, nothing to say except "u mad"
― لوووووووووووووووووووول (lex pretend), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:12 (3 years ago) Permalink
― titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:13 (3 years ago) Permalink
Everybody worried 'bout the negativeLookin' at the worst of thingsI'm just try'na celebrate my lifeMama said be young when you can be youngLife only gets rougherI'm just try'na keep my youthful eyeI won't be held downWith all the things that happened in the pastDaddy he wasn't thereMama she's goin' outI gotta be grown...I need you to hold me down!
― Tim F, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:16 (3 years ago) Permalink
tim, you heard her tracks from this year right? her mixtape was nice bit the two really crucial tracks were "so kool" and "put it in the wind" - plus "to hell with it" and "everybody rock" which leaked later in the year.
― لوووووووووووووووووووول (lex pretend), Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:19 (3 years ago) Permalink
I've listened to them on youtube but the only one I actually have is "So Kool" (which is brilliant). It's hard to place teedra tracks quality wise on one or two listens but they all sounded pretty great.
― Tim F, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:23 (3 years ago) Permalink
there's some inevitably good bits on royal patience (the new mixtape) but altogether it's maybe the first time i've felt i was supporting a sentimental pet cause (though still a deserving one) rather than honouring the righteous fire of a colossal artistic injustice etc.
like i'm not sure if it's just some sort of general frustration or if i'm onto something but for instance 'g-tight', the 2002 poli paul offcut on here, seems to stick out by a fair margin in terms of its all-in-one elegantly assured ladygangsta, even though all its elements are notionally present in the other tracks.
― r|t|c, Thursday, 25 February 2010 15:14 (3 years ago) Permalink