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I heard Natalie Merchant is a cunt.

I have this on good authority from a youtube comment I read several years ago that I vaguely remembered just now. Can anyone confirm?

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by Anonymousreply 13806/09/2021

I noticed on The Are Days that the comment section has been closed.

by Anonymousreply 103/04/2020

I see Natalie has a lot of NDA's with the members of Datalounge

by Anonymousreply 203/05/2020

Another closed comment video. What is our favorite 90's songstress hiding? Does she want us to focus on the 'art?'

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by Anonymousreply 303/05/2020

Maybe the Aileen Wuornos stans got to her...

by Anonymousreply 403/05/2020

Yes, because youtube comments always speak the truth....Next, you'll say you heard something on datalounge that you know is true

by Anonymousreply 503/05/2020

yes, she is a cunt

by Anonymousreply 603/05/2020

I don't know ha

by Anonymousreply 703/05/2020

Cannot listen to her talk-singing her stupid songs.

by Anonymousreply 803/05/2020

I enjoyed seeing her at the Greek Theater a couple of years back. She comes across a bit aloof, but well, not everybody can be personable. She sounded just like on the radio though.

by Anonymousreply 903/05/2020

She was 9,999 of the 10,000 Maniacs

by Anonymousreply 1003/05/2020

She hit me in the head with a fondue pot.

by Anonymousreply 1103/05/2020

I've had two experiences with her. She wasn't awful... but if I would have had to guess, I would have assumed she was on the spectrum.

by Anonymousreply 1203/05/2020

R12, what makes you say that?

by Anonymousreply 1303/05/2020

"Jealousy" and "Carnival" by Natalie Merchant are both on the August 1995 Gap In-Store Playlist!

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by Anonymousreply 1403/05/2020

I saw her at a concert a few years ago, and she very much did not want to be there, was clearly NOT enjoying herself, and was very rude when someone requested a song. It was strange.

by Anonymousreply 1503/05/2020

Is she a lesbian?

by Anonymousreply 1603/05/2020

Wow...this is all too bad. I've never seen her in concert but about 24 years ago I was working in a mall Macy's and her mom came in and she couldn't have been sweeter or more down to earth. She was in town with Natalie for the10K Maniacs concert and Natalie's mom kept telling us we should come out to see 10KM and how great the band was. She was obviously quite proud of her daughter.

by Anonymousreply 1703/05/2020

She’s a good songwriter and has an unusual, pleasant voice. But she has an irritating stage presence, and seems to perform with reluctance. She had success early in life, and seemed at odds with her band mates in 10kM. At least one band mate was pretty mean about her. When a disinhibited fan sang loudly off key, one of the band commented “Look, It’s Natalie”. Their “unplugged” cd was damned good, particularly their cover of “Because The Night”. I think it may have charted. I always wondered what Patti Smith thought of their version of that song. It was unusual how well they performed together in an acoustic set, and the CD was really well-engineered. She was so young at the Band’s prime, and that much public recognition must be difficult so early in life. I think she’s an environmentalist and lives in a rural area, possibly with her own studio to produce music. Her CD “Tiger Lily” was very successful and I think she produced it herself, or at least kept creative control and possibly intellectual property rights to her songs. She seems very smart and serious, maybe takes her work and herself seriously. I guess that’s admirable. Their hit song “about the weather” was really overplayed. The band, after Merchant left, had a minor hit with a cover of Roxy Music’s “More Than This”, but I don’t think much else after.

by Anonymousreply 1803/05/2020

10,000 Maniacs played at Palm Springs Pride some years back. I remember thinking that the lead singer sounded remarkably like Natalie Merchant.

by Anonymousreply 1903/05/2020

Not surprising that members of 10,000 Maniacs would be salty towards Natalie. She WAS the band and without her they disappeared into obscurity.

They're pissed knowing that they could have had much more success if she would have stuck around.

by Anonymousreply 2003/05/2020

Answer me and take your time, what could be the awful crime she could do at so young an age? If I’m the only witness to your madness, offer me some words to balance out what I see and what I hear.

All these COLD and RUDE things that you do I suppose you do because he belongs to you. And instead of love and the feel of home you’ve given him these CUTS and SORES that don’t heal with time or with age.

And I want to say, what’s the matter here?

by Anonymousreply 2103/05/2020

A former friend of mine was 10,000 Maniac's road manager when they first started out in Jamestown, NY. He said she was nice, but a little pretentious. How could she not be, though, being the main attraction in a band at such a young age? I believe they stayed in touch, and, when my friend started producing concerts, the band let him produce a few with them.

I heard that she gave the band a very long notice when she decided to go solo, so they would have time to prepare for her departure. I thought that was very gracious of her, considering that many lead singers leave abruptly, leaving the other band members in the lurch.

And, R21, the lyrics to What's the Matter Here are brilliant, aren't they?

by Anonymousreply 2203/05/2020

What's the Matter Here really is a brilliant, powerful song. I wonder if it was inspired by someone Natalie knew personally.

by Anonymousreply 2303/05/2020

Well it’s definitely in the top three songs about child abuse along with My Name is Luka and Hell is for Children.

by Anonymousreply 2403/05/2020

My friend knew her years ago. He said was was much fuglier back then and reeked.

by Anonymousreply 2503/05/2020

R24 I just saw an interesting interview with Vega who talked about how Luka was written in one sitting and without a single change or correction in the actual journal she wrote the lyrics in

by Anonymousreply 2603/05/2020

Yet another thread randomly shitting on a female celebrity.

Oh, and it ventures into disparaging her looks.

Oh I'm sorry! Was I supposed to STFU and not say anything?

by Anonymousreply 2703/05/2020

Is she still relevant in 2020?

by Anonymousreply 2803/05/2020

She is absolutely not a cunt or anything of the sort. I'm a wind musician and did several acoustic/unplugged concerts with her a few years back when she was touring. She was really down-to-earth, warm, personable and professional. I would love to work with her again.

by Anonymousreply 2903/05/2020

She played at a conference I was at and could have just phoned it in but was delightful and personable and worked to connect with the audience.

by Anonymousreply 3003/05/2020

R28 To those of us stuck in 1995, yes. I also have a ritual of playing dialup modem sounds before I log into DL, to make the experience that much more authentic.

by Anonymousreply 3103/05/2020

R27 A frau discovers Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 3203/05/2020

R32 I'm a gay man. Next.

by Anonymousreply 3303/05/2020

You're insufferable.

by Anonymousreply 3403/05/2020

I adored her, and I saw her perform numerous times. However she never failed to berate the audiences at least once a concert here in NYC.

However she got better, in Iater years, she'd instead say things like "OK,OK, I need you to stop clapping so I can concentrate" while at the piano in a very charming way, instead of yelling stop or quiet in a disgusted tone.

by Anonymousreply 3503/05/2020

And you just suddenly decided to bring it up now?

Why?

by Anonymousreply 3603/05/2020

[quote] Do I need someone here to scold me or do I need someone who'll grab and pull me out of four poster dull torpor pulling downward. For it is such a long time since my better days. I say my prayers nightly this will pass away.

Does this sound like a happy person?

by Anonymousreply 3703/05/2020

[quote] And, [R21], the lyrics to What's the Matter Here are brilliant, aren't they?

It's one of the greatest examples of what made Natalie Merchant an incredible songstress. She writes her songs like literature, and somehow finds a way to thread them into melody. The entire Our Time In Eden record is replete with examples of this. I really miss this band. I started college in 1993 and the last two records she did with 10,000 Maniacs represent a real moment in time for me.

by Anonymousreply 3803/05/2020

What happened to her? She was HUGE in the 90s and then just kind of disappeared. Did she intentionally lower her profile? I get the feeling the tremendous fame she experienced kind of caught her by surprise - she didn't expect to get as big as she did.

by Anonymousreply 3903/05/2020

[quote]What happened to her? She was HUGE in the 90s and then just kind of disappeared. Did she intentionally lower her profile? I get the feeling the tremendous fame she experienced kind of caught her by surprise - she didn't expect to get as big as she did.

What happened to her?

What happened to Sarah McLachlan? Paula Cole? Jewel?

Music changed and moved away from them. They all still continued to produce albums but weren't getting radio play.

by Anonymousreply 4003/05/2020

This thread reminded me of how much I loved her song, "I May Know the Word."

by Anonymousreply 4103/05/2020

[quote]I started college in 1993 and the last two records she did with 10,000 Maniacs represent a real moment in time for me.

I'm around your age and it's the same with me. 10,000 Maniacs and Natalie Merchant's songs instantly transport me back to that time.

by Anonymousreply 4203/05/2020

Most comments are glowing on music videos, weird how she shuts that down.

by Anonymousreply 4303/05/2020

What an awful thread title. In My Tribe is 10,000 Maniacs best album. Like the Weather and Don’t Talk are masterful. But every song resonates 30 years later. Then again, this came out my senior year in high school / freshman year of college.

Natalie. Her big beautiful mouth. Crazy little circle dance. Keeping Michael Stipe from being a gold star gay. Her song about River on Tigerlily. She’s a treasure.

by Anonymousreply 4403/05/2020

[quote] What an awful thread title

Just you wait until Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies

by Anonymousreply 4503/05/2020

She fucked Michael Stipe?

by Anonymousreply 4603/05/2020

[quote] He said she was nice, but a little pretentious. How could she not be, though, being the main attraction in a band at such a young age?

Gwen Stefani was also really young and was pushed far forward in No Doubt. I’ve never heard of GS being pretentious.

by Anonymousreply 4703/05/2020

[quote] Wow...this is all too bad. I've never seen her in concert but about 24 years ago I was working in a mall Macy's and her mom came in and she couldn't have been sweeter or more down to earth. She was in town with Natalie for the10K Maniacs concert and Natalie's mom kept telling us we should come out to see 10KM and how great the band was. She was obviously quite proud of her daughter.

24 years ago Natalie had been out of the band for three years and had released a solo album and was readying a second one. So your story holds no water.

by Anonymousreply 4803/05/2020

[post redacted because independent.co.uk thinks that links to their ridiculous rag are a bad thing. Somebody might want to tell them how the internet works. Or not. We don't really care. They do suck though. Our advice is that you should not click on the link and whatever you do, don't read their truly terrible articles.]

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by Anonymousreply 4903/05/2020

Because the Night was a beautiful cover and 10,000 Maniacs' highest-charting song. It hit #11 in 1993.

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by Anonymousreply 5003/05/2020

I saw 10,000 maniacs around 1986 in a small club in Columbus, Ohio.

by Anonymousreply 5103/05/2020

Eldergays with a bit of taste all prefer Suzanne Vega.

by Anonymousreply 5203/05/2020

Morrissey hated her cover of "Every Day Is Like Sunday"

by Anonymousreply 5303/05/2020

I was in a Midwestern high school in '93, during 10,000 Maniacs' peak/swan song, and every high school girl I knew idolized Natalie Merchant, Kristen Hersh, Tanya Donnelly, Courtney Love, Harriet Wheeler, etc.

It was all about having depth and being respected for it, and the straight guys who didn't get with the program didn't get any.

But there was a weird reversal soon after, and hoochie became the desirable template. I don't understand it.

by Anonymousreply 5403/05/2020

Met her once, she was nice...I asked for an autograph and she has the smallest, cutest autograph I've ever scene.

by Anonymousreply 5503/05/2020

The nastiness of DL is getting very sad. Merchant was wonderful. Sensitive, but grown. So talented. Grad School pretty. Ethereal. A bit pretentious for sure. Very unique. Smart to tune out the comments on Youtube. Here. There. And elsewhere.

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by Anonymousreply 5603/05/2020

Still raw and pure. Awkward. Amazing.

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by Anonymousreply 5703/05/2020

[quote]I’ve never heard of GS being pretentious.

Are you fucking kidding? Gwen Stefani tried to rebrand herself as a R&B chanteuse in the early 2000s. Is this supposed to be ironic?

by Anonymousreply 5803/06/2020

I met her recently and she was lovely.

by Anonymousreply 5903/06/2020

R40 Which one was Jewel again, the homeless one that lived in her car?

by Anonymousreply 6003/06/2020

[quote] The nastiness of DL is getting very sad.

DL has always been cunty. Always. Let's not go to a vegan restaurant and complain there's no filet mignon, folks.

by Anonymousreply 6103/06/2020

Jewel is the one with the janky teeth and just the one song.

by Anonymousreply 6203/06/2020

Jewel had more than one popular song -- like 4 or 5. And a book of poetry.

by Anonymousreply 6303/06/2020

I don't anything about her, but I do enjoy her music.

by Anonymousreply 6403/06/2020

For the poster upstream who might not realize Patti Smith didn't write "Because the Night." Smith had the hit with it, but Springsteen wrote it. You might have known that?

by Anonymousreply 6503/06/2020

Love the song "Carnival." (No, I am not Aileen Wuornos.) I've probably listened to "Carnival" hundreds of times.

by Anonymousreply 6603/06/2020

Carnival is the best of her solo songs.

I think she and the Maniacs were a great balance. When she went off on her own, she had no one around to balance some of her bad ideas, and she became an unbearable harridan.

by Anonymousreply 6703/06/2020

I want to start a band called Unbearable Harridan.

by Anonymousreply 6803/06/2020

I read an interview with her...she came off as pretentious and a bit of a fame whore.

by Anonymousreply 6903/06/2020

She's deservedly in the "where are they now" files

by Anonymousreply 7003/06/2020

Im in the opposite camp feeling like her songs were much better after she left 10,000 Maniacs. I personally like quite a number of songs more than Canrival. I absolutely love Beloved Wife.

by Anonymousreply 7103/06/2020

I saw her open for REM probably around 1995 when her first solo album came out. It was a huge outdoor venue and probably not the best place to see her. Just a very mellow set that didn’t energize the crowd. And since she’d just gone solo she didn’t do any 10,000 Maniacs stuff. Didn’t help that it was Austin in the middle of summer and unbearably hot. Unfortunately the experience kind of killed my interest in her solo stuff. I don’t think I listened to any of her albums after Tigerlily.

by Anonymousreply 7203/06/2020

Well, Natalie's cunt think YOU'RE a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 7303/06/2020

I remember reading this interview when it came out, and other articles that gave the impression that she was rather pretentious and dour. Then again, you could get the same impression from her music. Some of her stuff is very good, but she always had that schoolmarm vibe going on.

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by Anonymousreply 7403/06/2020

R21 who knew? Even reading the lyrics to a 10, 000 Maniacs song is horrible.

by Anonymousreply 7503/06/2020

if she has songwriter credit and invested wisely she doesn't have to another damn thing. she'd be a sport if she'd tour with maniacs and new lead singer so the former band could get a good payday.....but, who knows what's up between them.

by Anonymousreply 7603/06/2020

I hear "Wonder" on the radio every time I go shopping for groceries. It must be a #1 grocery store hit -- one of the all time greats.

by Anonymousreply 7703/06/2020

I loved her Ophelia album. N'dea Davenoport's vocals on, "Break Your Heart," are a revelation!

by Anonymousreply 7803/06/2020

The Wonder video is hilarious. She has a bunch of young retards dancing around. It's so special!

by Anonymousreply 7903/06/2020

She sounds insufferable as described in the article posted at R74. Completely ungrateful to be a "pop" star. I wonder how age has affected her, if she feels more grateful now.

Yoko Ono said that C (major, I think) is her favorite key to write songs in because people relate to it.

Bruce Springsteen says he wishes he had written "You've Got a Friend." (This is my memory from a VH1 special on great songs; Carole King wrote the song.) I always thought of "You've Got a Friend" as corny. But Bruce said that the song touches so many people and I started thinking of the song differently.

by Anonymousreply 8003/06/2020

Natalie Merchant and Jennifer Turner talk about Tigerlily. Jennifer played guitar on Carnival.

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by Anonymousreply 8103/06/2020

Natalie needs to write and release a song about coronavirus.

by Anonymousreply 8203/06/2020

I just watched the tiny desk concert. I had forgotten how much I love her voice. She sounds unlike any other. And, damn, her accordion player is hot as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 8303/06/2020

I like her voice too but it also sounds lazy.

by Anonymousreply 8403/06/2020

Even if she is a cunt, her voice is absolutely beautiful and moving in that Tiny Desk concert. Like a bell.

by Anonymousreply 8503/06/2020

I once saw a straight amateur gangbang porn that had Natalie's "Tigerlily" album playing as background music. They all finished on her face and tits to "Jealousy." It was magical.

by Anonymousreply 8603/06/2020

I think that lazy and behind and in front of the beat is kind of her style. A little under the note too. She's not a great enough vocalist to call it intentional. When Joni Mitchell sang on the Canadian collective for famine relief, Tears are Not Enough, there was a moment in the making of video when someone off camera says to her - 'Try that again, you were a little under.' Joni responds - that's my style man. And it is, because Joni can sing with perfect intonation anytime she wants too.

Merchant is someone difficult to be effusive over, but she is undoubtedly great and important and immensely unique and talented. Like many on this thread, I hear her voice and I am instantly reminded of another time in my life AND also how great she is.

If you think that Merchant had a lazy or affected way of singing... here's a reminder of why Jewel had only a brief phase of immense popularity. She has quite a beautiful voice of piercing range and resonance and sensitivity. (Howard Stern loves her) but her affectations are unbearable. She sings like a baby talking. Ugh. She breaks up words and sounds to suit her vocal noises. Learn vowels and consonants. Harmonics. Or just try not to fuck it up with your feelings. Get in the backseat Jewel.

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by Anonymousreply 8703/06/2020

Not to mention that Jewel is insufferable as a human being.

by Anonymousreply 8803/06/2020

It’s interesting, Jewel is actually a poet, but I find Natalie’s lyrics more poetic than Jewel’s.

by Anonymousreply 8903/06/2020

Suzanne Somers is also a poet.

by Anonymousreply 9003/06/2020

And Suzanne Somers is also an insufferable human being!

by Anonymousreply 9103/06/2020

Does Natalie still spin around in circles at her concerts?

by Anonymousreply 9203/06/2020

And hopefully barefoot.

by Anonymousreply 9303/06/2020

Suzanne Somers has done more for humankind than Jewel. But there are many threads already dedicated to the humanitarian and scientific achievements of Suzanne Somers. Let's leave this thread for the last female folk singers. Suzanne needs no defenders R91. She is so much more than a poet.

Being a Nobel Laureate, Somers is somewhat more accomplished than little Alaskan Jewel. Foolish Games vs curing cancer? Ms. Somers wins R91. As a singer, Broadway, TV & Movie Star, entertainer and ageless Beauty? Bijoux strums in a coffee house while Suzanne Somers conquered the world!!

by Anonymousreply 9403/06/2020

I heard Tracy Chapman hates all of these bitches!!

by Anonymousreply 9503/06/2020

This one got me through some terrible times. Deaths of two loved ones and an unfathomably awful end to a nine-year relationship. She is brilliant. And I love her use of Pachelbel's Canon during the bridge into the chorus (2:40 minute mark).

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by Anonymousreply 9603/06/2020

Break You Heart is my favorite. So sad and beautiful at the same time. You don't hear music like this anymore in this age of autotuned pole dancers passing as singers.

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by Anonymousreply 9703/06/2020

Natalie is no joke R96. She's not an everyday mood, but people shouldn't jamb her up with Paula Cole Sarah Mclachlan or Jewel. Not the same level of talent.

Kelly Clarkson sang the heck out of Tracy Chapman R95.

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by Anonymousreply 9803/06/2020

I miss those 90s gals.

by Anonymousreply 9903/06/2020

Sure, Poo, sure.

by Anonymousreply 10003/06/2020

R98 Kelly Clarkson on that song kind of reminds me of Susan Tedeschi.

by Anonymousreply 10103/07/2020

I was the BIGGEST Merchant fan. I still love her. Saw her and the maniacs so many times, I lost count. I often forget how much I love her voice until I hear it again. Just listened to the Tiny Desk concert and she's still great and there must be something about her because like the other posters on this thread, I hear her and am instantly back in time to 1993. The first song I ever heard by her was "Trouble Me." It was so great, I pulled over in a parking lot instead of continuing driving because I wanted to know who it was and waited for the DJ to say it.

I really loved the Maniac's version of Peace Train, but after Cat Stevens called for the death of Salman Rushdie, she ordered it removed from future versions of In My Tribe and vowed never to sing it in public again.

God, the young lesbian me, who wrote poetry and lived more in my head than my body spent hours listening to Natalie. For whatever reason, every October I get in the mood to listen to her. I think my favorite song of hers is "The Wall" off of Blind Man's Zoo.

by Anonymousreply 10203/07/2020

R102, I loved your comment.

It’s funny because yesterday I was watching this Netflix series called “Flowers” which is darkly comical and I can’t believe no one here is watching it. But anyway, there’s a character who is a somewhat closeted lesbian who writes music and poetry and she made me think of Natalie Merchant (a bit of Emily Dickinson, too).

by Anonymousreply 10303/07/2020

R102 Do you start listening to her in October because of the song River? When I lived in L.A. every year on Halloween I would go to the Viper Room and bring flowers and hangout listening to her song about him.

by Anonymousreply 10403/07/2020

Natalie Merchcunt

by Anonymousreply 10503/07/2020

I love Natalie too I saw 10,000 Maniacs in NYC in 1988 and Tracy Chapman was the opening act. Tracy was just about to release her first album and was unknown at the time.

I once saw Natalie in the chicken coop at the Duchess County Farm festival. I know she lives somewhere in the Hudson Valley but I literally couldn’t believe that of all places in the world I see a celebrity looking up different types of chickens and eggs.

Natalie seems to feel things so deeply. She so wants the world to be a better place from a social justice perspective that it makes it hard for her to walk this earth. I love her but it can’t be easy to be her.

by Anonymousreply 10603/07/2020

I loved Sarah McClachlan in the early 90's but then she became Frau bait.

by Anonymousreply 10703/07/2020

Michael Stipe tried to beard with her (or "pass her off as his girlfriend," as it was known then), but she wasn't having any of it. "Michael and I NEVER dated," she told a JANE magazine interviewer.

by Anonymousreply 10803/07/2020

She lives in Troy, NY now — think she lived in Woodstock for years.

by Anonymousreply 10903/07/2020

How much cock has Natalie had and whose?

by Anonymousreply 11003/07/2020

Bless your heart, R48. I said "about 24 years ago." At the time I had a full time job, worked part time at Macy's, and was working on my MA You'll forgive me if I wasn't sitting cross legged on the floor in front of my CD collection, rigorously examining the liner notes, anxiously peering into the mailbox awaiting my copy of SPIN, and telling anyone who would listen I was into bands before they were cool. Not sure why you think I would make up a story about Natalie Merchant's mother. 🤔 Good luck with your reading comprehension.

by Anonymousreply 11103/07/2020

[quote]For the poster upstream who might not realize Patti Smith didn't write "Because the Night." Smith had the hit with it, but Springsteen wrote it. You might have known that?

R65, do you realize that your comment is incorrect? Patti Smith DID write, "Because the Night." She wrote it with Springsteen.

by Anonymousreply 11203/07/2020

Back in the late 90's she sure was. She threw tantrum at a show at Fairfield University because students at the back of the arena were talking and walking around during the show.

by Anonymousreply 11303/07/2020
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by Anonymousreply 11403/07/2020

She's actually Natalie Mercante -- her grandfather anglicized their Sicilian surname.

by Anonymousreply 11503/07/2020

I was 11 when MTV played the fuck out of this video.

I was an instant fan of her dancing/twirling. She really gave Stevie Nicks a run for her money early on.

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by Anonymousreply 11603/07/2020

Maybe it’s the name Natalie, Portman and Wood had rather aloof qualities as well.

by Anonymousreply 11703/07/2020

Jewel only lasted so long because big jugs trumps jacked up teeth.

And don't even get me started on that 911 version of her song HANDS. it was basically a re-release of her songs with audio clips from the news.

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by Anonymousreply 11803/07/2020

I remember R16 ! that must have been around 1986/87.

I loved her as that quirky little pixie. She because a wet blanket after going solo..

by Anonymousreply 11903/07/2020

This video for a gorgeous song looks piss-poor by today's CGI standards, but it really captures how beautiful and chic Natalie was at her peak.

Every artsy teenage girl wanted to be her, and many alterna-boys were smitten.

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by Anonymousreply 12003/08/2020

She's so beautiful in that video, r120. That's when my crush started.

by Anonymousreply 12103/08/2020

America Ferrera should play her in a biopic

by Anonymousreply 12203/09/2020

^ 👍

by Anonymousreply 12303/09/2020

I saw 10k M open for They Might Be Giants around 89/90 and have loved her and her voice ever since. 90’s era Natalie also strongly resembles my mom when I was a little boy, so watching her older videos has an additional layer of emotion for me. Our Time In Eden indeed.

by Anonymousreply 12403/09/2020

[quote]America Ferrera should play her in a biopic

Talk about a cunt!

by Anonymousreply 12503/09/2020

[quote]America Ferrera should play her in a biopic

Talk about a cunt!

by Anonymousreply 12603/09/2020

Bump.

by Anonymousreply 12706/06/2021

Who the hell is that?

by Anonymousreply 12806/06/2021

Natalie may have a delightful personality

but she has not aged particularly well

She looks like someone's GamGam

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by Anonymousreply 12906/06/2021

She aged gracefully. Stop projecting your own insecurities on her you withered old crone.

by Anonymousreply 13006/06/2021

I’ve heard OP is a mincing prisspot.

by Anonymousreply 13106/06/2021

My cousin’s friend who is a stylist to ALL the big names in deaf rap said that Natalie was nervous and paranoid because Rosie O’Donnell was stalking her by phone. None of the artists heard her phone ringing - just saw her mouthing, “My vagina is none of your beeswax”. At the time, phones were tiny, so a few rappers thought she was talking to them.

by Anonymousreply 13206/06/2021

After watching the video at R116, I'd like to know who thought Like The Weather needed to heavily feature chickens.

by Anonymousreply 13306/06/2021

I kicked her in the cunt bone for sort of stealing my schtick.

by Anonymousreply 13406/06/2021

Used to see her snd Stipe around Athens (GA) all the time circa 1990-1991. Once with a very confused looking Kurt Cobain.

by Anonymousreply 13506/06/2021

[quote]She aged gracefully. Stop projecting your own insecurities on her you withered old crone.

Gracefully for an old crone with long, coarse gray hair...

by Anonymousreply 13606/07/2021

I know someone who hung out with her back in the day. She was a messy ,malodorous fug. To her great credit she changed her look and made something of herself.

by Anonymousreply 13706/09/2021

I would forgive her of all sorts of things because of that gorgeous voice. If I could do a thing half so well as she does with her voice, I don't think I would ever stop.

She seems to have gone her own path and moved mostly out of the spotlight, chosen a way that she can do a musical project, slide back into the action for a while, on her own terms, then retreat again from the spotlight. Maybe she can be prickly, maybe she likes things her particular way, maybe she was/is difficult, but goddamn, what a beautiful voice that can be anything, effortlessly it always seems.

The quieter are always my favorite because they show off her voice.

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