unlistenable

un·lis·ten·a·ble

 (ŭn-lĭs′ə-nə-bəl)
adj.
Being such that listening with comfort or pleasure is impossible: an unlistenable vocal performance.

unlistenable

(ʌnˈlɪsənəbəl)
adj
impossible or unpleasant to listen to
Translations
inécoutable
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It's much easier to write something arty and unlistenable than it is to write an Oasis song.
A band that's impossible to pigeon hole and - on paper at least - should be quite unlistenable.
While serious in approach and often dense in content, this isn't the unlistenable microphone masturbation that often plagues any sort of thought-provoking hip-hop He's not trying to save the world with each verse.
The woe-is-me lyrical navel-gazing that made much 90s grunge so unlistenable is notable by its absence too, replaced by lines like "I used to hate myself, now I think I'm alright" (Small Poppies) and the peerless "now we've got that percolater, never made a latte greater" (Depreston).
The woe-is-me lyrical navel-gazing that made much 90s grunge so unlistenable is replaced by lines like "I used to hate myself, now I think I'm alright" (Small Poppies) and the peerless "now we've got that percolater, never made a latte greater" (Depreston).
All part of a great political tradition of co-opting songs for their campaigns and then making them completely unlistenable forevermore to people who may just actually be fans of the music.
The result is that many of these concerts are now lost or recorded in such a poor quality as to render them unlistenable.
But by that same token, singer-pianist Tori Amos has been accused of being both pretentious and nonsensical on many occasions, and I'll admit, although I dearly love her first two albums, her increasingly surreal efforts have become more and more difficult to engage with, and while not unlistenable, I can honestly say she's had whole albums I've not listened to twice.
I fully expect my children to be into music that I will find utterly unlistenable.
But for all of pop culture's fascination with Cohen, it's surprising that this song–about Leonard Cohen and a famous person, performing an infamous act, in a famous location–is not the Cohen song of choice among the countless who, by overdoing the song "Hallelujah," have turned it into a virtually unlistenable song.
Instead of making "Call Me Maybe" more unlistenable in the following video, the U.
To some it will be free and loose alt rock, to others it will be an unlistenable mush.