4 Lead Singers That Sound Shockingly Bad Without the Band
By Luis Prada
Have you ever listened to a song and thought, “I bet if someone stripped away all the music, this singer would sound like a cheese grater scraping against another cheese grater, but the second cheese grater is sentient and screaming”? And then, because you hate yourself, wondered if there was a way to hear the singer’s studio-recorded voice all by itself? Well, you can, you masochistic weirdo!
There are tons of incredible vocal tracks available on the Internet. Listen in awe as Elvis sings “In the Ghetto.” Feel like you’re sitting next to David Bowie and Freddie Mercury as they sing “Under Pressure.” Get floored by the cacophonous vocals on “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Listen to Outkast be amazing on the vocal track for “Bombs Over Baghdad.” Listen to the grungy harmonies on “No Excuses” by Alice in Chains, or listen to the incredible harmonies on “God Only Knows” by the Beach Boys (and while you’re at it, listen to the barbershop quartet version from BioShock Infinite).
There’s tons of amazing tracks out there, and I can’t turn any of them into jokes. So, here are some famous singers sounding like shit when you lay bare their vocals.
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