Name one non-self-centered female artist (don't speak about her feelings / relationships / herself in every song )
Protip: you can't
i'm thinking and canterbury scene artists really don't touch on this. a lot of noise rock bands focus on other themes, depictions of stories. most experimental electronic musicians are men and don't focus on this.
no... most of her lyrics are about herself. i like her but she doesn't fit the bill.
is that a joke?
she rules but doesn't have lyrics really so she doesn't count
yeah, her songs are explicitly about herself or people she got with but the subtext is there. she's just a better writer than most women making derivative pop music.
with songs such as "you" and "you were my everything" and "can't live without your love" and "i want you back" i don't really consider her a non-self centered female artist. also she's pretty shit so there's that.
Pic related is essentially MUH FEELINGS: The Album
Name one non-self-centered male artist (don't speak about his feelings / relationships / himself in every song )
Protip: you can't
I can, but most of it is cringy shit like Unexpect or The Dresden Dolls.
Pretty much all the good female artists I listen to (and male ones for that matter) sing about themselves in the majority of their songs, except like Joanna Newsom.
I don't really get the point you are trying to prove OP. If you want impersonal music then listen to some power metal or something.
>no... most of her lyrics are about herself.
This is very true, but outside of Ruins her lyrics are almost completely irrelevant since they're not even intended to be audible, and her entire aesthetic is about creating a sense of distance and isolation, less like a human being and more like a half-remembered dream being or ethereal spirit with no real humanity
If your definition of self-centered is just someone who "speaks about her feelings / relationships / herself in every song" then no, of course she doesn't fit the bill, but her music is definitely far, far away from self-centered. She doesn't even only eschew her own personality in her music; she eschews humanity itself.
This is a pretty stupid thread premise, though. It doesn't ever matter what people are saying, it's how they say it that matters.