Talk:Singing Out of Tune

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[edit] Okay page, but the examples are kinda...

Off. First of all, unless it's mentioned by the characters themselves, do the keys need to be noted?

Secondly, I think "Light Purple Cummerbund" did deliberately that for stylistic reasons. "Havin' Fun with my Friends"... I don't think Homestar IS singing off-key, except on the solitary word "hands". Okay, Strong Sad is a bit off in fan club, and we can note The Cheat in Where You Goin' To? completely safely since even Marzipan comments on it being off-key, but I'm unsure on LPC and just think HFwmF should be completely stricken from the record. --Jay (Talk) 10:27, 4 July 2009 (UTC)

I've been trying to check on LPC all day, and my computer flat-out refuses to load TGS 15. I seem to recall it being non-jarring, though, as JaY says (I'd really think someone who had several years of ear training like I did would have noticed a truly bitonal work). As for HFwkF, yes, agree completely. There are a few notes in that song that are not so much off-key as they are just spoken, not sung. But Teenage Homestar's still in C.
While I want to subtract one, I have a suggestion for something to add: Strong Sad's pretty horribly off in The Best Decemberween Ever. That'd maybe be enough to make this page more worthwhile. Heimstern Läufer 13:10, 4 July 2009 (UTC)
Even if they sang "Light Purple Cummerbund" out of tune on purpose, it's still out of tune, so I'd say it's worth mentioning. MrL 15:25, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
The term "out of tune" implies an error; if it's deliberate, there's no error, and as such "out of tune" is not an appropriate term for it. Incidentally, this page seems to me to have mushroomed too much. If it's a stylistic decision to use more than one key, it's not out of tune. A few wrong notes is also not out of tune; it's making wrong notes. We shouldn't list every case where there's a wrong note, only those where a person incontestably sings in a key other than the one intended, such as several cases with SS, or sings a note or two that's obviously meant to sound out of tune. Otherwise we end up grasping for errors where it's questionable that there are any. I'll mention the ones I think are stretches after I have time to check a bit. Heimstern Läufer 23:28, 1 November 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Stubbed articles

How can you really tell if an article is a "stub" or not? Does the article have to be a certain length? And have we already found all the examples so far? MrL 21:07, 16 October 2009 (UTC)

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