Dad rock


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Dad rock

n
(Pop Music) often derogatory a type of classic rock music that tends to appeal to adults, often played by middle-aged musicians
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At first, Javed's mates can't believe he's converted to dad rock. But "Blinded by the Light" isn't about music snobbery or idol worship as much as instinctively gravitating toward someone else's voice and, in the process, discovering your own.
Dad rock is alive and well at the Stadium of Light, despite Charlie Methven's attempt to get the rave on before each match.
Describing themselves as "smiley dad rock', the New Forest band will play their first festival in Scotland on Sunday, July 1.
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The pasta sauce king and former star of TV's Through the Keyhole took to the stage at Avalon's cafe on Thursday night with his "dad rock" band The New Forbidden.
Although Western music stations in the UAE tend to be either more youth-oriented top-40 channels such as Virgin and Radio One or play more middle-of-the-road dad rock such as Radio Two, Makris says he hired Taylor to help him fill a hole in the market.
Liv's are cheeky, and often supported by to-the-point guitar lines and echoed shouts; Ben is fond of escalating instrumentals and brings a wistful, dad rock vibe.
The Gazza lookalike DJ attempted to drown it out with his dad rock but the Welsh fans bellowed the refrain and waved their inflatable daffs.
(The only thing more depressing than Christmas albums are those Father's Day dad rock compilations, 20 Alongside the record companies ransacking the the festive season, the supermarkets have been most active in this year's ad breaks in their bid for your seasonal quid, the most effective strategy possibly being Iceland's sponsorship of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here.
For me, personally Ringo plodding through his new 'dad rock' single didn't set me alight with cultural fervour - it would have been nice if he had done something everyone knew, like Octopus's Garden."