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Synonyms for gnarl

something twisted and tight and swollen


twist into a state of deformity

make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

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Cee-Lo (real name Thomas Callaway) was calling from Italy, where Gnarls Barkley (it comes from friends making up nonsensical celebrity names) was recently wrapping up a European tour before beginning an American one starting at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday
Judges Louis Walsh, Mel B, |Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell review Lola Saunders' performance on Gnarls Barkley's Crazy on Saturday night's X Factor
Hopes are high that some of the graduates will follow in the footsteps of household names such as Gnarls Barkley, who reached number one on internet downloads and the Arctic Monkeys who promoted themselves on popular website MySpace.
In a statement, the band's management said: "With great regret, Gnarls Barkley has had to cancel their appearance at this weekend's Creamfields at the last moment.
SPECIAL REQUEST: Cee-Lo Green, singer with Gnarls Barkley' FOOTBALL CRAZY: The Zutons
Colin Larkin, editor of The Virgin Encyclopaedia Of Popular Music, adds that Gnarls Barkley's success proves a good song doesn't need a glossy manufactured image to succeed.
The enigmatic duo behind Gnarls Barkley consists of two Americans ( Brian Burton and hip-hop artist Cee-Lo.
CrAZy - GnArLS BArkLey A big hit a few years ago and very catchy.
GNARLS Barkley singer Singer Cee-Lo Green is pleased his new track has had millions of hits on YouTube, despite its bad language.
The Chrysalis business, home to Gnarls Barkley, Blondie, David Gray and Billy Idol, is an attractive target as its revenue is based on licensing the right to use songs, providing a stable source of income compared with recorded music.
The awards kicked off with the members of OK Go for its short form music video "Here It Goes Again" and concluded with Gnarls Barkley taking Best Alternative Album for "St Elsewhere.
Though no one was quite sure who the band even were, it spent an impressive nine weeks at the top of the charts before Gnarls Barkley themselves deleted the record to stop people getting sick of it.
GNARLS Barkley was finally knocked off the top spot in the UK singles charts yesterday by a former Liverpool student.