Monday, December 15, 2008
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Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Monday, December 08, 2008
I first encountered Sissel on a Christmas album singing with the likes of Placido Domingo and was immediately captivated. I hope you will be too.
The song Pie Jesu has been perhaps over performed given the large number of people who have produced versions but I think that it does justice to her voice.
Another singer who is on my Desert Island disc list.
Eddi Reader is a woman who can make my hair stand on end (no easy feat if you've studied my Twitter profile picture), can reduce me to tears and have me laughing all within a few notes. Her concerts are amazing, a study in how the human voice affect people on so many levels.
This song is from 1994, Eddi has much brilliant stuff that comes after this but it is a particular favourite of mine. If you're not sure about the video production remember that it was 1994 and it is tweaked for YouTube and close your eyes and listen to the music.
A contender for my Desert Island disc to rescue if the all others were to be washed away.
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds has been a favourite album since I first heard it.
In particular is this song that summed up my teenage angst years. I had them but most of it was in my head and I didn't go through any sort of rebellious period. (Hindsight is a wonderful thing and I can see now how many times "Doing what I thought was expected of me" or "avoiding potential embarrassment" stayed my hand and caused me to miss out on what I know would have been wonderful times - even for a little while).
This is the third of my Desert Island discs.
It was just a front room and was played almost casually, but the image of the person playing and the time spent are some of the most vivid I have of anything.
This video is presented as a tribute to that memory. (I do not know the person playing, it's just that the piece is nicely played and the jeans remind me of that time). Thank you for playing it on YouTube Tinaw19.
This is one of my Desert Island Tunes.
Here is a great version from YouTube
This is one of my Desert Island discs.
Saturday, December 06, 2008
- Blogging from the Touch HD & Stowaway BT Keyboard
- Blogging from the Touch HD
- Versatility of the human voice - Flying Pickets
- This is how an angel's voice would sound in the ic...
- If I was to marry someone for a particular attribu...
- Forever Autumn by Justin Hayward
- Fur Elise has a hold over me and I am transported ...
- I cannot get over how much I am affected by Pachel...
- This is a test post from my HTC Touch HD
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