World's Ugliest And Best Looking Bands

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  1. JoesTele

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    Who you got? Name the ugliest band that ever existed and the best looking band that ever existed.

    Ugliest:

    Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    Best Looking:

    Bananarama

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    K-Pop band AOA:

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    Okay, they're not "a band", but I regret ... nothing!
     
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    Jeez, when Geddy Lee is the best looking one in the photo, you know you've got a serious appearance problem.
     
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    You pick :)
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    I nominate Sparks for both categories. Cheap Trick, too.
     
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    Interesting responses already.

    Notice how all the ugliest bands come from the '70s. Long uncombed hair and ill-conceived facial hair was certainly not a good look.
     
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    Wait a minute. This thread is about the ugliest and best looking bands ever. So Steely Dan is your pick for ugliest...that means that Sopranos looking band is your choice for best looking???
     
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    You know the band has cash flow issues when you're wearing your waitress uniforms and you have to get a paste-up artist to add hairdos to your album cover shot.

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    All bands before MTV were ugly.

    That's why we got the likes of Rick Springfield and (rowr) The Bangles.

    On balance, music suffered.
     
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    The Bangles

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    This is so true. MTV changed things forever. Imagery over content.
     
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    That's a very astute statement.

    You are correct. Oh, there are some exceptions (that band Thirty Eight Special was an MTV band and they were god awful ugly), but, yes, MTV definitely upped the game for all bands in the looks department. Band had to be photogenic or they did not get ample airplay.
     
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    back in the 70s, my parents took us kids to a dinner and a show place on the route going out of town

    while we ate shrimp cocktails (a once a month treat), I heard the thumping of a really good band in the showroom

    it was these guys:

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    (RIP Maurice White)

    they had style, but they got where they got to not because they were photogenic, but because they were GOOD
     
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    OK, let's get this out of the way now.
    Regarding The Bangles:

    Come on, three of those girls were as ugly as my Joe Strummer Telecaster. However, the fourth member of the band - and you know who I am talking about - was sooooo good looking that she actually elevated the entire band into the good looking department. To be honest, did any of us actually even look at the other three when a video of theirs was on MTV?
     
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    I couldn’t find this on the Intrawebs, so I had to photograph my album cover. Forgive the photo quality of my submission:
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    Best looking? I came of age in the 80s. So many options. This one’s as good as any: EC3EA6CF-30D6-4FAA-9E43-ECF7C0BEEFEE.jpeg

    I remember loving “Shout at the Devil.” Then I rushed out to buy “Theater of Pain.” I remember looking at the album cover and its spandex, thinking “WTF?!?”


    Little did I know that was what was in store for the rest of the decade... :cry:
     
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    The ugliest. Without a doubt:
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    plus one on the MTV comments - w/ the band Heart as one of the unfortunate victims

    fortunately, they had/have actual content behind the hair-spray, lipstick & bustiers
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    These have got to be a couple of the best looking:

    The Bangles (always so serious!):
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    The Go-Gos (always so zany):

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