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Old 01-11-03, 07:04 PM
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Are the Donna's any good?

I saw their album there at sam goody for only 9.99, but since I have never heard of them before, I was gonna ask your opinion on them.
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I don't know if they're good but that drummer is HOT! and the guitarist ain't bad either.
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Old 01-11-03, 08:07 PM
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Which one is the drummer?

the album cover to the latest cd.
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Old 01-11-03, 08:29 PM
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
Which one is the drummer?
Her name is Donna.
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Old 01-11-03, 11:08 PM
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Four hot bratty chicks with instruments they actually play.

I am surprised at myself for typing this, but, who cares if they're any good?
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I think their CD is pretty good...
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They're a band that's been around for a long time. Critics love them b/c they're good looking and can play instruments too. Their lyrics are overtly sexual - and what male music journalist wouldn't like that? - As for talent, they've got tons if you like the current 'throwback garage rock'.
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I just got the CD this week - it was free, so I decided, "why not?".

I actually haven't listened to the whole CD, but it seems loud and energetic, but pointless and repetitive. I'd have to listen to the whole CD once or twice to form an actual opinion on it, though.
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Drummer in yellow, singer on floor, guitarist in pink, last one is the bassist. They put on a pretty good live show. I first saw them in '98 at a small club (one that didn't have a stage) with the Groovie Ghoulies. And have seen them several times since. They went from Ramones sounding to their own kind of unique sound on this last record. Definitely worth $10 I think. Pointless and repetitive maybe, but who cares, they aren't trying to be anything else. They sure are getting a lot of attention on the major label now. On SNL next week last I heard.
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Old 01-12-03, 12:47 PM
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i was raised in IN. the lead singer went to my elementary school and then she moved away... the next time i saw her was on Ultimate Albums: Greenday's "Dookie!" talk about a surreal experience... yeesh.
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BTW, if anyones interested, mon at 3:30 on mtv, they will perform, and then on mtv 2 at 4:30 they do a halfhour set.
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The Donnas are cool and are great in concert. Since I am a gay guy, I do not care how they look. I just like cool rock and roll.
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Old 01-13-03, 11:40 AM
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
Which one is the drummer?
the blonde

and i think they're a good band.
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they all are beautiful, i was never into their music too much, but i think they are rad and i'm glad they went big, the deserve it.
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I listened to a few tracks and bought the album. Turned out to be a great purchase, if youy don't need deep lyrics and experimentation then get it.
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Glad you like the album ColdBlue. It's just good rock and roll. The Donnas are going to be on Saturday Night Live this weekend.
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I read an interview with the singer not too long ago and she came off pretty well-spoken, intelegent and informed. Kind of funny, too.
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Old 01-17-03, 11:47 PM
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I've been meaning to get their latest cd. I have one or two of theirs and they're pretty good.

I saw them about a year ago w/the Groovie Ghoulies and they were fun. I've got some pix somewhere around here.
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I thought they were pretty good on SNL - the only good thing on a really awful show.
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I've been listening to them for years. I haven't bought the new album, but I will soon. They rock!

I saw them with Bratmobile and they were very enegetic from beginning to end. Definitely worth buying all of their stuff.
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The Donnas are the best. I love the new album. I even reviewed it!

Check it out:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/read.php?ID=4810
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Old 01-21-03, 01:30 AM
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
Which one is the drummer?

the album cover to the latest cd.
From left to right:

Brett Anderson (vocals)

Torry Castellano (drums)

Allison Robertson (guitar)

Maya Ford (bass)
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I saw them at 1st Avenue in the cities. Good band.
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Put me in the group that thinks that they are a good band. They know how to play and they also have a good sense of humor. I liked them on SNL as well. They were the only good part of the second half of the show. They have sex appeal, oh yes they do.
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