tone-deaf


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tone-deaf

unable to distinguish subtle differences in musical pitch
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The 32-year-old said she hopes nine-month-old River Rose is "tone-deaf " instead, but admitted she had other plans for her child's future career.
Suite francaise Cert 15 THIS war drama about star-crossed music lovers is handsomely orchestrated but suffers tone-deaf storytelling.
But the tone-deaf are notoriously unaware of their defect.
Now, I think that only means that he is tone-deaf," said Karnad, while addressing the gathering at the Mumbai Literature Festival.
Ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger purrs nicely at every dire, tone-deaf hopeful, while Scary Spice Mel B is just rude and nasty and hates everyone.
Tone-deaf singers on The X Factor are usually brought down to earth quickly when their lack of talent is exposed - and a similar dose of reality is on offer for the trainees here as they discover what they have to go through to become Britain's future military elite.
Leaping off of this recent, excellent Forward article, a post on CNN's Belief Blog has an instant entry for most tone-deaf lead of the week:
The mic is popular with musicians, but even tone-deaf journalists can use it for recording speeches, interviews, or any other source that can be recorded on the go.
And it proved to even the most jaded viewer that even after years of watching shows like Pop Idol and The X Factor, you still can't tell the tone-deaf wannabes from the genuine talents purely on appearance alone.
Will any of them impress and, more amusingly, will any tone-deaf deluded types appear?
as if you pulled out all the stops, only to find me tone-deaf, and
If so, that kind of tone-deaf complacency could do the damage to the conservative new media that 10 years of Republican governance couldn't.