Why singing ballads isn't THAT impressive.

Musical hot takes. These claims are controversial!
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  1. Lekool


    15 цагийн өмнө

    I mean Waluigi covered hallelujah and it was a banger

  2. AJPinkPanda


    Өдрийн өмнө

    🎵Rommie just wants to have fun🎵. wait never mind that sounds wrong.

  3. Enjoy Life

    Enjoy Life

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Joan Baez can sing a Dylan song, but that’s it... 🥳

  4. 2ndPartyCrasher ✓

    2ndPartyCrasher ✓

    Өдрийн өмнө

    12:33 the turkey before Thanksgiving

  5. Dunya


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    i mean i accept the fade out in "fade out" by james bay because of obvious reasons other than that yeah fade outs are kinda boring

  6. Aijō no Kōi

    Aijō no Kōi

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Around 10:17 where it says that music isnt the answer to everything, but in my opinion it is. Since Ive listened to music and sang it for most of my life.

  7. Joshua Miller

    Joshua Miller

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    There are no original songs on barbie

  8. Rubin [RR11] Goxhabelliu

    Rubin [RR11] Goxhabelliu

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I can't wait for the new song Lil Pitchy is making. Why not ask him if you can collab with him Joel? I bet you're would make the best song ever together! Lil Roomie haha

  9. Will Callan

    Will Callan

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Where is ur top from?

  10. Júlia Siqueira

    Júlia Siqueira

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Want a British band that has very personal songs? Check out Keane. It's my favorite band. ❤️

  11. Irina


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    As much as I like kpop myself,I'm sorry,but no. The amount of work and effort that goes into making and producing a rock song requires way more technical skills than any other genre, it's the most demanding from that standpoint. Making distortion sound good is not easy, and not to mention the vocals,I haven't seen any vocalist in kpop who can come close to competing with a rock band vocalist. It's about preparation versus skill here, and rock requires a lot of time and skill. Same with heavy metal and the like.

  12. boppit


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    people who sing Bob Dylan songs better than Bob Dylan.... try Peter Paul and Mary.

  13. Yesh Its Courtney

    Yesh Its Courtney

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Do a video about Bastille's MUSIC. I'd love to see what you think about Dan Smith's voice

  14. Ronie Pati-an

    Ronie Pati-an

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Jhon mayer is so so good. He is the one of the awesome guitar player. Great and incredible voice . Gravity is my all time fav songs of jhon mayer.

  15. jyu. ya

    jyu. ya

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    i always look forward to non portuguese people saying Cristiano Ronaldo's name

    • S Purple

      S Purple

      4 өдрийн өмнө

      Agree! I'm portuguese and it's strange when someone says Cristiano Ronaldo's 'name

  16. Mene Center

    Mene Center

    6 өдрийн өмнө


  17. Usha Kanchi

    Usha Kanchi

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Before watching RoomieOfficial Me: Nice song After listening to RoomieOfficial me: I love the way he pronounces pronounces that, his range is so good...…...

  18. Teidi Skyrme

    Teidi Skyrme

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Joel’s voice though! ❤️🤩🤯 love it, he can make any song sound amazing! ❤️

  19. owo owowowo

    owo owowowo

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    11:27 me reading unus annus: *memento mori*

  20. Yellow Streamers

    Yellow Streamers

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Im starting to think I'm the only one who doesn't like John Mayer bc of dear John

  21. Sophie B-M

    Sophie B-M

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Then it's actually Spongebob that has a Bob Dylan quality to his voice

  22. Lhea Paras

    Lhea Paras

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    ...Princess and the Popstar doesn't do Barbie songs justice.

  23. Bianca


    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Idk i feel like people often overlook how billie eilish is totally manufactured

  24. The Mad Zookeeper

    The Mad Zookeeper

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    on the bob dylan thing, there is one that is definitively better. hendrix singing all along the watchtower. bob dylan actually won't even play the song the way he used to after he heard hendrix do it. so that's one where even dylan himself acknowledged it.

  25. Sonja Gettys

    Sonja Gettys

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    I think to be fair the older barbie songs are better. Princess and the popstar is a remake of the older barbie movie princess and the pauper, which was all original music as far as I can remember, and actually really good for the most part

  26. Churumbelita


    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Ga-goo, indeed, Joel.

  27. Melanie Magdalene

    Melanie Magdalene

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    "If you end your song with a fade out you are bad at writing music" Smooth Criminal: *laughs hysterically*

  28. Sophie Clements

    Sophie Clements

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Yeah justin bieber writs a song about his personal and mental health troubles and he fakes the emotion while sinning it wow that's saying a lot coming from you joel none of your songs have any sort of emotion to them.

  29. UAwkwardAkari


    12 өдрийн өмнө

    The older barbie movie songs are good 👍 princess and the popular is a ripoff of princess and the pauper! Imagine if Roomie did a video on barbie songs lmao

  30. Dhruv Rajnish

    Dhruv Rajnish

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    What's up with that cap?

  31. Ferny


    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Singers indeed don’t need high notes, there is something called Bass singers, they are bassically the opposite of your stereotypical Tenor. They go LOW and have heavier tones, examples: Avi Kaplan, Glenn Miller, Thurl Ravenscroft, (Not Frank Sinatra, he’s a Baritone).

  32. ARose LLove

    ARose LLove

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    jazz sucks unless it's jacob collier. full stop edit: beiber ripped lyrics from demi lovato in lonely

  33. JesReally


    13 өдрийн өмнө

    When I hear that second Bob Dylan song I always think of Jenny in forest gump

  34. cat


    13 өдрийн өмнө


  35. Why am i here

    Why am i here

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    Why do all barbie songs sound like they used Katy Perry’s voice and her old songs?

  36. Color Me Captured

    Color Me Captured

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    "Oh my God I laughed so hard I hurt my back." This sums up being in your 30's.

  37. MysticaReych


    14 өдрийн өмнө

    I wanted to rip my ears out listening to Jacob Sartorius

  38. Lazy Blob

    Lazy Blob

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    Elluna is a really amazing Artist.

  39. Amanda Mascarenhas

    Amanda Mascarenhas

    14 өдрийн өмнө


  40. PHYLEZ


    15 өдрийн өмнө

    love fadeouts: comment hate fadeouts: like

  41. PHYLEZ


    15 өдрийн өмнө

    vibe? that first jazz was relaxation music.

  42. Sowmya Ramaswamy

    Sowmya Ramaswamy

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Ayyy I'm so happy about the Johnny mayor part. I love his voice and music composition is soooooo good

  43. Trahnael


    15 өдрийн өмнө

    i love this format btw princess and the pauper songs are much better than the popstar one

  44. Glory Dayz

    Glory Dayz

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    The newer barbie movies have better songs. For example, try it on from a princess adventure.

  45. Ill llI

    Ill llI

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    People think saying Beyoncé is overrated is voicing an unpopular opinion when really there are overrated singers who don’t sing live like she does doesn’t have the music variety the dance moves and the drive she does. Even as a non fan you have to respect

  46. Shinny


    16 өдрийн өмнө

    yes, I'd love to see more of this type of video please

  47. Rafael Ribeiro

    Rafael Ribeiro

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    you didn't understand the lyrics of we're not friends my boy roomie, he's listening to the girl he likes talking about someone else....

  48. Jason Amaya

    Jason Amaya

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    The fade out songs sound good in some music. I love how Foreigner does it in his “I wanna know what love is”. It’s a beautiful song and it fades out :)

  49. GamerGrandma


    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Please watch Princess and the Pauper NOT THAT GARBAGE

  50. John Paul Cañedo

    John Paul Cañedo

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Roomie you should watch Barbie songs from 2010 to 2013

  51. Susie H

    Susie H

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Some vocal acrobatics is ok.. But yes like John Mayer Daughters.. I'd much rather be able to understand the lyrics.. Example Ariana Grande's early live vocals are crap.. She did too much and you couldn't understand what she was actually saying..

  52. Jay The Unbreakable

    Jay The Unbreakable

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    I have some lyrics but don't want to share yet...

  53. Rachel Carpenter

    Rachel Carpenter

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Jacob Sartorius is already an incel.

  54. Madison Elizabeth

    Madison Elizabeth

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    If y'all are going to judge barbie movies you have to dive deeper to the older ones like 12 dancing princesses and princess and the pauper 👯‍♀️

  55. Jake Giguere

    Jake Giguere

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I need a full Bob Dylan cover now

  56. Jenna M

    Jenna M

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    barbie music goes hard.. there were better examples than princess and the pop star Roomie like princess and the pauper or barbie and the diamond castle🙄🙄

  57. Psycho Lover

    Psycho Lover

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Guys rate my music on my channel!!!

  58. Psycho Lover

    Psycho Lover

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Judge all my songs they have fades too :p

  59. Letícia Tolomony

    Letícia Tolomony

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Hey, could you do a reaction video about a Brazilian metal band called "Massacration" They make high quality music you know (they are Brazilian but they sing mostly in English)

  60. There are blessings in everything Genesis 50:20

    There are blessings in everything Genesis 50:20

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Lovely Laura is a really good, but that one jazz song was really good, sounds a lot like the songs I grew up listening to.

  61. Jessica Girl

    Jessica Girl

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    7:30 made me cringe

  62. Svn0one


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    so uhh, no clicky things at the end ;-; ok

  63. Mari Styles

    Mari Styles

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    6:49 Pewdiepie's favorite song!!!

  64. Megan


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    To answer your question at the end: I like this format. It seems more conversational and I like that it's subjective.

  65. MissCaraMint


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Hearing another person sing a Bob Dylan song is just wrong somehow.

  66. Vivian Loeb

    Vivian Loeb

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    like for a roomie stan

  67. szonja kiss

    szonja kiss

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Dude I Looooove barbie movies and their songs! Some of the older ones have some ammmaaazing songs. The new ones have more generic and remakes which are still good but yeah. Listen to some from princess and the pauper, island princess and diamond castle

  68. SU PET

    SU PET

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Beyonce is overrated and here's why......

  69. Treetop Jones

    Treetop Jones

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Cool jazz: Bohren and Der Club of Gore

  70. Rachel Short

    Rachel Short

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    (Probably) unpopular opinion, my little pony music is really good. Especially the villain songs from the movies.

  71. TwerkMinator


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    **Flashback noises** 12:33

  72. Matt Red

    Matt Red

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Who’s better at Bob Dylan than Bob Dylan? Jimmy Hendrix

    • Albi Hacker

      Albi Hacker

      18 өдрийн өмнө

      no they’re both amazing

  73. Leah Marie

    Leah Marie

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    K-pop scares me...

  74. Dimitri Milas

    Dimitri Milas

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    Roomie for a future video can you do a comparison between rap from 1990-2005 compared to rap from 2005-2020

  75. NitWitty


    19 өдрийн өмнө

    If Joel's hearts this comment... Uhh... I'll... Like the video?

  76. Sahar Pournazari

    Sahar Pournazari

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    The way you talked about music helping someone through a tough time and giving them a release is interesting, because this is what your videos have been doing for me after a friend of mine passed away recently. You want to feel comfort in your distractions, and I guess your videos do that for me.

  77. V M

    V M

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    Even unus annus made it in here. Thank you random person with Twitter username “thank you unus Annus” fr

  78. Daniel Setyadi

    Daniel Setyadi

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    I like this kind of format

  79. Djurren


    19 өдрийн өмнө

    *Nightwish begs to differ*

  80. s u n n y

    s u n n y

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    That Barbie song is from 2010 if not earlier lol

  81. Dedam


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    I was singing hallelujah, right before i started watching this vid... I feel attacked

  82. magzies


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    euhm there are way better barbie songs. my favs are in that of the princess and the seamstress. (no idea if thats the title even) and my fav being when they are singing about how alike they are. this looks like some new stuff and lets be honest children movies/series got worse over the years.

  83. keigh_mich


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Joey, The An1me Man, has this format as well called Let's Fight. Anyway, I'm not sure I agree that Beyonce is overrated. I just feel like she is opening up to a wider variety of style/sound and not sticking to where she's good at so listeners won't get bored. And she does everything fantastically.

    • keigh_mich


      19 өдрийн өмнө

      @Fulltime Fujoshi I gotta do a shout out. Joey is also mah boi 😊

    • Fulltime Fujoshi

      Fulltime Fujoshi

      19 өдрийн өмнө

      I was waiting for someone to mention Joey

  84. Peter D_law

    Peter D_law

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Or the anime man Let's fight

  85. Moorain


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    You gotta look at the old barbie movies without these pop vibes.

  86. Simply The Best

    Simply The Best

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Hey Roomie🤓😂 I hope you're well😄😜 I just wanted to let you know man that the videos that are supposed to pop up at the end of this one don't🙈😂😜😂 Kind regards, Caleb😎😂 😜

  87. Sabah


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    2:28 His face😂

  88. Nate Kat

    Nate Kat

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Im triggered by the barbieeeeeeeee!Newer barbie song are trash,ngl.Joel should listen to the ones 2012 and below.Two voices one song is still my fav👏

    • AniqIl YasYadiy

      AniqIl YasYadiy

      20 өдрийн өмнө

      Um, Princess and the Popstar was released in 2012.

  89. Good Bye

    Good Bye

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Nooooo that’s the wrong barbie movie listen to all of the songs on barbie princess and the pauper then you’ll see why people love them so much

  90. Wookie Refurbished

    Wookie Refurbished

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    There is one person who has sang a bob Dylan song better than Bob Dylan and the person is called jimmy Hendrix (the song is called all along the watchtower)

  91. White Sky

    White Sky

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    I love the we're not friends and the jazz song thanks for the recommendation!

  92. Angela Morrow

    Angela Morrow

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate Ariana Grande. She has a good voice but she mumbles so much you cannot understand the lyrics. It drives me nuts.

    • John M

      John M

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      Agreed. The talent is first-class. The way she uses it is slightly less than that

    • Mariana Tarcia

      Mariana Tarcia

      17 өдрийн өмнө

      ariana also samples everything

  93. Jacob Horn

    Jacob Horn

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    The Phineas and Ferb songs are all bangers

  94. campbell nichols

    campbell nichols

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    you just listened to the wrong barbie songs, that's why you didn't enjoy them

  95. Infires Man

    Infires Man

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Here’s a hot take: Kpop isn’t as plastic as the industry tries to narrate. *presents Love Yourself: Tear album and BE album for evidence*

    • Jin the banana from the left

      Jin the banana from the left

      18 өдрийн өмнө

      I think that stems from the fact how "perfect" everything and everyone has to be. South Korea has the highest % of plastic surgeries as well.

  96. nightspicer


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    11:30 Also Frank Sinatra didn't have a huge range, and yet it seems that he's one of the most iconic singers of all times I'd say

  97. Clarenz Alfred Ramos

    Clarenz Alfred Ramos

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    But in my opinion, ballads here in my country is one of the established genres used for a singing competition. Because we can elaborate our emotions through that type of song more emotional than pop or rock songs. Periodically, the most popular singers here in the Philippines have high voices that are more stand out than low melody singers. But in the end, music is music no matter what music it is. It matters what you want to express or portray to the people.

  98. Eli Petzold

    Eli Petzold

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Music CAN change your life, but more that it makes you want to do something rather than anything else. That's how music has changed my life at least.

  99. TechnicallyCameron


    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Roomie, You should do a jazz music review. You should check out Snarky Puppy and Trombone Shorty, if you haven't heard them before.

  100. Amanda Carman

    Amanda Carman

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Girl From the North Country is a Bob Dylan jukebox musical that's pretty good. Might be worth looking at if you like Bob Dylan's songs but not his voice!