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A Paris Hilton Three Way
It just occured to us that we like the new Paris Hilton single “Stars Are Blind” (Heiress Records/WB) better than the entire new Pearl Jam record cleverly titled "Pearl Jam" (J-Records).
Somehow the buying public didn't get the same PJ cd that the critics did, but if you haven't picked it up yet, try Amazon where I understand you can find 122 used & new available from $4.99.
But since we don't like Seattle's Best, we clearly have no taste, so here are three excerpts of reviews from Paris's debut into the music biz:
+ I thought they stopped making music this bland when C + C Music Factory and Paula Abdul were revealed as frauds, and that Milli Vanilli guy overdosed in a German hotel room. If Hilton were willing to engage her grossness, this still could have been a brilliant record — a female Serge Gainsbourg, an upper-class Courtney Love. Instead she leans so heavily on auto-tune and backup singers, her vocals sound less human than Kraftwerk — which, I guess, is pretty accurate. - Alex Hanley Bemis, LA Weekly
+ In her ongoing quest to irritate everyone on the planet who'd prefer not to know who she is, the infamous "socialite media whore" (thank you, New York Post) has let slip the first single off her forthcoming album — and it, like Hilton's previous "acting" turns in The Simple Life and House of Wax, is actually quite bearable. - Ben Rayner, Toronto Star
+ Paris Hilton's new single, Stars Are Blind -- already the No. 1 requested song on Z-100 in New York -- may hit Billboard's Top 10 this week.
Z-100 Program Director Romeo told the New York Post he knew the song would polarize the station's audience, but it was still one of his five most requested songs last week. Half the station's callers said they hated the song, said Romeo, who interviewed the heiress-singer last week. - UPI
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