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Date: Mar 26 2012

Themes: Alternative, Music

Grammar: Contractions and Abbreviations

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When it comes to bands, there are the good, the bad, and then… there’s LMFAO. It’s hard to categorize LMFAO, because it is such a quirky duo. The band is made up of two DJs who describe their sound as “party rock.”

But although their music might be difficult to classify, it’s also difficult not to enjoy. The songs “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy and I Know It” have become huge hits. Even if you think the group is a little silly, you’ll probably find yourself humming along the next time you hear one of these songs on the radio. Hear Marni and Jason talk about this popular duo.

当我们说到乐队时,会认为有好有坏……还有就是 LMFAO。很难将 LMFAO 归类,因为它是一个如此古怪的二人乐队。该乐队由两位 DJ 组成,他们将自己的音乐称为“派对摇滚”。
虽然很难将他们的音乐分类,但也会很容易就喜欢上他们的音乐。歌曲《Party Rock Anthem》和《Sexy and I Know It》受到热烈欢迎。即便你认为这支乐队有点儿傻,但你下次在收音机中听到这些歌曲中的某一首时,可能会发现自己正在随着音乐哼唱。请听玛尼和詹森如何谈论这支流行的二人乐队。

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Jason

Jason

Marni

Marni

Jason:  You know what song is everywhere right now? “Party Rock Anthem.”

Marni:  Oh, that LMFAO song?

Jason:  Yes.

Marni:  “Party rockers in the house tonight.”

Jason:  That’s pretty good.

Marni:  Yeah. It gets stuck in my head all the time and it makes me crazy.

Jason:  Why? You mean it just makes you want to dance down the street? That’s what it makes me want to do. It makes me want to go out and buy a neon shirt and put that on and just like…go to the club.

Marni:  Sure, I mean, they’re doing something right, ‘cause that song is everywhere, like you said. But what’s the deal? They’re just two guys, kinda quirky, weird…

Jason:  That’s kind of the new model for a band, you know? It’s just, like, two guys. You don’t need a whole band, you can just have two guys making some electronic sounds and singing to it. It seems very current to do that, to me.

Marni:  Yeah. You know, they also have that song, “I’m Sexy and I Know It,” and I have to say, I did watch the video for that song, and it was pretty funny.

Jason:  See, you can’t resist.

Marni:  I know! What is it?

Jason:  Cheesy dance music has a power.

Marni:  I guess so.

 

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Jason says that he’s been hearing the LMFAO hit “Party Rock Anthem” everywhere. It’s very popular right now. Jason likes the song. It makes him want to dance and wear quirky clothes like the two guys in the band. He can’t resist LMFAO’s fun sound.

Marni agrees that LMFAO is hard to resist. But she doesn’t really love the band. Their songs get stuck in her head a lot, but she finds them a little weird and cheesy.

LMFAO isn’t exactly a band. It’s really a duo, because there are only two guys in the group. They don’t play instruments. Instead, they make electronic music and sing to it. Jason thinks that’s a popular way to make music right now.

Are you a fan of LMFAO? Do you like quirky bands? What songs make you want to dance?

 

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NIJ321655

NIJ321655

United States

I love LMfAo he good dancer and singer.


 

09:19 AM May 12 2015 |

a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Yeah,they are great,some of guirky bands are funny,the Party Rock Anthem makes me really want to dance.

11:48 AM Sep 15 2012 |

ErinDong

ErinDong

United States

i looooooooooooooooove party rock anthem

02:00 PM Jun 19 2012 |

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Oluwolex_

Oluwolex_

Nigeria

Sorry for the party rocking

04:56 AM Mar 30 2012 |

babyt973

babyt973

United States

LMFAO is awesome! i honestly love them and I really love to listen to them!

07:43 PM Mar 27 2012 |

1 person likes this

Katy Katy

Katy Katy

Russian Federation

Love them so much!!!!

01:41 PM Mar 27 2012 |

cherif.barro

Senegal

what’s new? i want to learn english and with people, help me

04:37 AM Mar 27 2012 |

1 person likes this

Orchestra

Orchestra

Russian Federation

2 TachiToan:


Sorry man, but I can’t entirely agree. Great hits tend to be brought out nowadays due to high-quality production and heaps of bucks poured into it at more extent than just soul full of passion. Unfortunately, music industry is hugely commercialized and rotten. Show-business is a tonn of dirty underwear hidden from people’s eyes by cheerful clips, tracks, wealthy lifestyle, etc.

01:18 AM Mar 27 2012 |

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Orchestra

Orchestra

Russian Federation

Weirdness draws people’s attention! I won’t surprise if they turn out to be such ordinary guys in their everyday life without any sort of quirky stuff. In fact I don’t care about them. Wanna sing and shake looking like idiots, I wouldn’t mind. As far as their music is concerned, it sounds as simple as ABC and as it had been made for 2 hours at home… However, it has worked out! Party Rock Anthem, as for me, is totally dancfloor smasher, awesome hit beyond any doubt. But “Sexy & I know it” is a load of crap.Hope, noone will be offended. Just in case, sorry))

12:55 AM Mar 27 2012 |

TachiToan

TachiToan

United States

People listen to music and enjoy what they are listening because do songs have either romantic lyric, fabulous melody like “Set the Fire in the Rain”-from Adele or quirky and unnormal like LMFAO? No matter what your answer is, both are famous and have a huge fan. It is because those songs are made by artists who have a full soul of passion and true love for what they are doing. That makes songs unresistable, that makes songs stuck in one’s head times in times.     

12:34 AM Mar 27 2012 |

Crizsearch

Crizsearch

Indonesia

I’m not a fan of LMFAO , but yeah their current songs stuck in my head . We just can’t resist hearing them. It’s alright to look cheesy /quirky ,atleast not just trying to be different. Anyway their music not bad though :)

12:31 AM Mar 27 2012 |

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GIULLIANA

GIULLIANA

Peru

i think that although they are quirky and weird, threir songs are very funny and of course sometimes i find myself humming “sexy and i know it”, because i enjoy a lot with this song


 

10:32 PM Mar 26 2012 |

GIULLIANA

GIULLIANA

Peru

i think that although they are quirky and weird, threir songs are very funny and of course sometimes i find myself humming “sexy and i know it”, because i enjoy a lot with this song


 

10:32 PM Mar 26 2012 |

Defang

Defang

France

My english is too bad to describe what I think about this kind of band but I  don’t like it.

02:47 PM Mar 26 2012 |

SÉRGIO

SÉRGIO

Brazil

Nice band! party rock’s video is so cool!!!

01:48 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kitk@t102

kitk@t102

United States

I like LMFAO because they are very funny. MY favorite song by them is “Yes”. It just makes everything funny. And I’m listening to it right now.

01:20 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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winter_sonata_nw

Egypt

“I wanna love somebody like u ”  is the song that really makes me wanna dance . I like it so much . Actually , I love romantic songs rather than such songs of quirky bands . However, sometimes u feel crazy and u just wanna enjoy yourself by listening to mad songs like LMFAO’s,LOL.

12:50 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

If I can’t do it, then it can’t be  done…


:).


Poka Poka

10:59 AM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Really?? You can dance to Marching bands from Minsk? You are “genius” like Ola33 said.


10:58 AM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Good :)


Have no traffic on the road during your rolling :)


I go outsite to do some snowboarding this evening :)


It was funny time with music today


Poka :)

10:56 AM Mar 26 2012 |

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