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

Morgan Freeman recites Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself

Morgan Freeman recites Justin Bieber

March 4, 2016 | Posted in song meaning | By

Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” gets a theatrical treatment I remember a TV presenter in the fifties getting lots of laughs by reading out the words to Gene Vincent’s “Be Bop A Lula” like a poem. Morgan Freeman went for the


Filmmakers challenge new Beyoncé Formation video

Beyonce vieo "Formation"

February 24, 2016 | Posted in news | By

Beyoncé “Formation” video in hot water The video for Beyoncé‘s “Formation” video has dropped, and is the subject of a little misunderstanding. Within a day or two of the clip hitting the networks, two American film-makers, Chris Black and Abteen


Is Adele’s “Hello” actually a love song?

Adele singing Hello

October 27, 2015 | Posted in news, song meaning | By

  What makes us think “Hello” is a love song? Adele has made a sensational return to the charts with the single “Hello”. It has all the hallmarks of her best music: a  restrained backing track, an orchestral feel at


Drake enters Billboard chart with November 18 on November 18

Singer Drake

November 21, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Canadian singer/rapper Drake re-entered the Billboard Twitter chart on November 18 2014 with a track called “November 18”. The date refers to the first time he met Lil’ Wayne, with whom he has toured a lot and is currently recording.


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


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


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


Haim covers Beyonce’s “XO”


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


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


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