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Singers and lyrics looks at how singers deal with song lyrics - and how you can too

Sing “Frozen” in 25 languages

Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez

October 13, 2014 | Posted in song meaning | By

I have to say I love this. Someone compiled all the various language versions of the Disney song “Frozen” into one track. It’s a fun idea, and it also shows up something very interesting. If you close your eyes, it’s

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Vedo covers Justin Bieber’s “All That Matters”

Vedo covers Justin Bieber

July 7, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

If you are struggling with singing Justin Bieber songs, check this. The Voice singer Vedo has covered “All That Matters”. It’s interesting to note his use of the tremolo that is so distinctive to Justin Bieber and also the ease

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Beyonce cover songs performed by two guys

A capella group Pentatonix

March 16, 2014 | Posted in news | By

This one goes (almost) without comment. Two guys decided to cover some of Beyonce‘s songs. No, actually they decided to cover all of the songs from her self-titled album as they couldn’t decide which one to sing. Plus, they did

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Haim covers Beyonce’s “XO”

Haim

March 3, 2014 | Posted in news | By

Although she is rightly hailed as one of the best singers in contemporary pop, you don’t have to imitate Beyonce completely to sing her songs. The group Haim gave a good example when they appeared on BBC’s “Live Lounge”. Their

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Justin Timberlake tells Beyonce: there’s something wrong with you

Beyonce documentary honesty

January 17, 2014 | Posted in news, song meaning | By

The new self-titled Beyoncé album continues to make waves. In a behind-the-scenes video released recently, Justin Timberlake was so blown away by her vocal performance on the song “Rockets” that he blurted out, “Wow. There’s something wrong with you. That

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Lady Gaga introduces dolls in Japan

Lady Gaga and dolls

December 31, 2013 | Posted in news | By

27 year-old singer Lady Gaga was in Tokyo recently to introduce prototypes of dolls based on her Artpop album. Talking to Associated Press, Gaga said she was honored to have replicas of herself. When her friends saw the dolls, “they

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Justin Bieber releases surprise album “Journals”

Justin Bieber journals cover

December 24, 2013 | Posted in news | By

It’s a month of surprises. Following Beyoncé’s surprise album called “Beyonce”, Justin Bieber “Journals” has just been released practically unannounced. Justin Bieber Journals It’s a nice idea. Over the past few months, he had been releasing tracks with an instrumental

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Justin Bieber: retiring or kidding?

Singer Justin Bieber

December 19, 2013 | Posted in news | By

Will Justin Bieber Retire From Music by Lehren Hollywood Justin Bieber has said that he will retire after the next album; I say he won’t. Seriously, can’t a guy wind up the music press any more? He made the comments

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Beyonce’s new album showcases her lower voice

Beyonce_concert

December 17, 2013 | Posted in news, song meaning | By

Beyoncé has a new album called, um, “Beyoncé”. Out of the blue, interesting, varied and backed up by a bunch of videos. I think it’s pretty good and you can find it on iTunes, but I recommend that you enjoy

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Singer featured in J’adore ad for Dior

Gossip Heavy Cross Dior J'adore

December 5, 2013 | Posted in news | By

To answer the many people that have come here looking for the name of the band singing in the Dior ad, J’Adore, here it is. The Gossip, singing “Heavy Cross”, from their 1997 album “Music for Men”. Vocalist Beth Ditto

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