If you read my blog, you know that I fully believe in the power of music. This is yet another example of never judge a book by its cover. Musical Goth…amazing! PLUS, he’s never sung in front of ANYONE, including his parents! They were just as blown away as the audience!
Goosebumps…and my son was transfixed when I played this:
I love seeing these kinds of performances. Proof to never judge a book by its cover:
“I don’t have a good voice”. Really?!
Jaimie’s so humble. His last note is pure perfection…especially difficult for a song that is rarely sung well because of the emotions it invokes. He says it all by saying that after that performance, he felt “complete”. I’ve been fortunate enough to feel that same perfection when performing music to a live audience.
I can’t stop watching this audition for Britain’s Got Talent! I love the combination of the pop voice with an opera voice, and, as Simon Cowell says, the opera voice is unbelieveable! Johnathan’s integrity is something to look up to. Jonathan & Charlotte.:
Reminds me of Susan Boyle’s audition for Britain’s Got Talent: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnmbJzH93NU&feature=related
Another “30 Days About Me” blog challenge, this one prompted by A Daily Dose of Toni. Check out this month’s prompts here: http://juststopscreaming.com/2011/07/30-days-about-me-starts-tomorrow-august-2
In case you missed the last month of “30 Days About Me”, with different prompts, you can catch them here: http://imamomtoo.wordpress.com/30-days-about-me/
Day 1- Favourite Song
My favourite song is pretty much whatever I’m listening to at that moment on the radio. I have some eclectic favs though…
- PussyCatDolls’ Buttons: Just can’t sit still when I hear this one
- Destiny’s Child’s Survivor: My “theme” for 2011
- Big & Rich’s Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy: Just ‘cuz
- Tito Puentes’ Oye Como Va: Have performed it live many times and takes me back to those performances. Check out the whistling “flute”
- Gabriel Faure’s Requiem: Hauntingly beautiful
Well, I said it was eclectic! What are your favourite songs?
Day 16 – Your views on mainstream music
What does this question mean? When I’m not stuck (oops, was that my outside voice?) listening to the kids’ CDs, then I’m listening to the radio.
Ironically, since we moved Hamilton,ON to Small Town,ON, I have started listening to Hamilton radio stations; when I lived in Hamilton, I listened to a radio station based in Toronto.
* Be sure to check out days you might have missed in “30 Days About Me” *
Day 11 – Put your iPod on shuffle and write the first 10 songs that pop up
I don’t own an iPod but I do have an mp3 player. There’s no shuffle option so I figured I would just turned it on, and list the first 10 songs that played. Unfortunately, the batteries have died and I don’t have any more AAA batteries. So, what do I do? Youtube to the rescue. I hit the Browse button, then Music and the following were the top 10 songs:
Super Bass – Nicki Minaj: Who on earth figured that was a good shade of lipstick for her? Also, do you think “they” are real?
Someone Like You – Adele: Cute song but kinda depressing. I can’t imagine being so needy to actually show up basically begging one’s ex…but that’s just me.
Cheers – Rihanna: “Life’s too short to sit around miserable” – a woman after my heart! But I’m biased because I like Rihanna.
Party Rock Anthem – Lauren Bennett, GoonRock: I like this song, but I don’t like the strange higher pitch electronic beat. When I hear it on the radio, I listen to about half of it, then change stations at the electronic beat after the “Shuffling, shuffling”. Video has a weird acting component in the beginning.
Last Friday Night (TGIF) – Katy Perry: Ahh, the days of big hair, fluorescent colours, braces and Kenny G. Those were the days.
Danza Kuduro – Don Imar ft. Lucenzo: The old “have tons of gorgeous women in skimpy bathing suits laying about” trick…gotta love it. Having said that, I couldn’t sit still with this one…even though I didn’t understand a word of it.
Gucci Gucci – Kreayshawn: One would think with the title of “Gucci Gucci”, that there would be equivalent class to the song, or perhaps that’s the point. Hmmm. Strangely though, there’s a decent beat to this one.
Rain Over Me – Pitbull ft Marc Anthony: Don’t think I’ve heard this song in its entirety before but I like it! Those latino men know how to put a song together!
Rolling in the Deep – Adele: Not sure how the symbolism in the video relates to the song, but I always turn the volume up when it’s on the radio. One question…how long did it take to set up the shots of the half empty/half full glasses?
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars: I liked this song, then I saw the video a few months ago and I loved it after that! Who wouldn’t love sunglass-wearing, singing, dancing and whistling monkeys?
What’s your music shuffle?