Great songs where the recognised lead singer doesn't sing the song

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Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:52pm
Heston wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:02pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 2:59pm
Any of the Henry Cluney songs on Go For It.
Yes! Love his songs on that album. The Only One is brilliant. Add Two Guitars Clash and you have a great Henry EP.
No More of That worthy of inclusion too. As much as i like jake i think they definitely needed the extra vocal outlet by the third album.
Indeed. No Change is another cracker. In fact I'm gonna make myself a Henry playlist.
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Heston wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 5:04pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:52pm
Heston wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:02pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 2:59pm
Any of the Henry Cluney songs on Go For It.
Yes! Love his songs on that album. The Only One is brilliant. Add Two Guitars Clash and you have a great Henry EP.
No More of That worthy of inclusion too. As much as i like jake i think they definitely needed the extra vocal outlet by the third album.
Indeed. No Change is another cracker. In fact I'm gonna make myself a Henry playlist.
Johnny 7 and probably a couple more I've forgotten too. There's an albums worth of first rate material there.

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Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 5:22pm
Heston wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 5:04pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:52pm
Heston wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 4:02pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 2:59pm
Any of the Henry Cluney songs on Go For It.
Yes! Love his songs on that album. The Only One is brilliant. Add Two Guitars Clash and you have a great Henry EP.
No More of That worthy of inclusion too. As much as i like jake i think they definitely needed the extra vocal outlet by the third album.
Indeed. No Change is another cracker. In fact I'm gonna make myself a Henry playlist.
Johnny 7 and probably a couple more I've forgotten too. There's an albums worth of first rate material there.
I'm not a big fan of later SLF but that's another good one.
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Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 3:20pm
Think i recall Mick Talbot singing a Style Council song i liked but cant remember name of it.
"Homebreakers" from Our Favorite Shop (Internationalists in the USA)?

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daredevil wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 10:38pm
Low Down Low wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 3:20pm
Think i recall Mick Talbot singing a Style Council song i liked but cant remember name of it.
"Homebreakers" from Our Favorite Shop (Internationalists in the USA)?
Think so. Thought the song i was thinkin of was a hit but had a listen and that does sound familiar so must be it. Good live version too.

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BostonBeaneater wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 10:04pm


The Cars are an interesting one. While Ben Orr might not be the recognizable front man, he did sing lead on several of their better songs and bigger hits: Just What I Needed, Moving In Stereo, Bye Bye Love, Let's Go, It's All I Can Do, Candy-O, and Drive. Interestingly, he didn't write any of those songs.
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BostonBeaneater wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 10:04pm
Well, this one just came up on shuffle. Had no idea I even had that song somewhere. Pretty damn good.

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Olaf wrote:
26 Jun 2020, 7:55am
BostonBeaneater wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 10:04pm
Well, this one just came up on shuffle. Had no idea I even had that song somewhere. Pretty damn good.
Is that Mike on vocals?
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Kory wrote:
26 Jun 2020, 1:28pm
Olaf wrote:
26 Jun 2020, 7:55am
BostonBeaneater wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 10:04pm
Well, this one just came up on shuffle. Had no idea I even had that song somewhere. Pretty damn good.
Is that Mike on vocals?
I think so.

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WestwayKid wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 7:33pm
The Cars are an interesting one. While Ben Orr might not be the recognizable front man, he did sing lead on several of their better songs and bigger hits: Just What I Needed, Moving In Stereo, Bye Bye Love, Let's Go, It's All I Can Do, Candy-O, and Drive. Interestingly, he didn't write any of those songs.
Not to mention they had a pretty similar voice, it's not like when Ben sung the whole sound was differenmt or anything.
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