Robin Williams has been an inspiration to millions. He’s been a personal inspiration to me for his humor, his smile, for the joy that he gave the world even when that joy sometimes escaped him. Continue reading ‘A Friend Like Me’ Covers to remember Robin Williams
Travelling back in time, Swing’it Dixieband brings you to New Orleans 100 years ago. their music tells the stories of the roaring 20’s about jazz, about “bootleggers, speakeasies and illegal parties during the Prohibition and flappers and dappers partying their nights away in the opulence and decadence of the Golden Era!”. Continue reading Featuring Swing’it Dixieband
Despite the magic of Disney, the internet has taken to being mad at Disney with a hit song written by Bendik Møller, and Jason Hahs. Performed by Salem Ilese, this song took the world by storm. Continue reading Celebrating Disney With Realistic Pessimism; Mad at Disney Covers
The album Nightmare Revisited, is a collection of covers from the soundtrack which started with the additions to film’s 2006 re-release in Disney Digital 3-D. Included in the 13th- anniversary edition DVD was a bonus disc with covers of five of the film’s songs by Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, Marilyn Manson, Fiona Apple, and She Wants Revenge. Continue reading Revisiting the Nightmare Revisited Album
Bringing you the orders from the empire itself with metal beauty, Galactic Empire is a metal band made up of Bass Commander (bass), Red Guard (guitar), Dark Vader (lead guitar), Kyle Ren (guitar), and Boba Sett (drums). Together they made a sound that’s out of this world. It all started in 2015 as a mere gag for an opening band. Over the past few years, it’s become much much more than a gag. Continue reading May the Tunes be with you; A feature on Galactic Empire
Even the trailer and advertising for the new film were rather different than the original. In one promotional video, they present Hakuna Matata in different languages. Continue reading Hakuna Matata in different languages.
Most of the soundtrack is simply musical scores not sung music. The score of the film is beautiful and received a nomination for the 76th Academy Awards for Best Original Score losing against Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. I can’t argue with that choice as it’s a film series I eventually will be covering (Yes, pun intended).
In fact, there are only three lyrical songs in the whole film; Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Darla played by LuLu Ebeling, “Just Keep Swimming” by Dory played by Ellen DeGeneres, and finally “Beyond the Sea” performed by Robbie Williams. Continue reading Finding Tunes from ‘Finding Nemo’
The man behind the Tarzan soundtrack is Phil Collins. He was the main guy throughout the film arranging, composing and singing the songs. Other musicians that also contributed to the soundtrack include Mark Mancina, Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell, and Paul Bogaev. Together, they provided a gorgeous soundtrack with the voice of Phil Collins throughout. Phil Collins brings in some deep and heavy emotions into the lyrics and the movie itself. Continue reading Disney and Dreams: Covering Tarzan
“Someday my Prince will come” is the song that stands out as the song of this Princess. Maybe that’s just me, but it’s a darn popular song to cover. Continue reading Disney and Dreams: Covering Snow White
“Have faith in your dreams and someday Your rainbow will come smiling through No matter how your heart is grieving If you keep on believing The dream that you wish will come true” A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Cinderella 1950. As I had mentioned in the Disney Medley article, there are so many magical songs within Disney movies that keep a kind … Continue reading Dreams and Disney: Covering Cinderella
Gender-bending is switching the original gender of something to a different gender. This style is used for quite a lot within fandoms, artistry, music, nearly every form of creativity can use gender-bending in some way or form including cover songs. Continue reading Musical Gender-Bending
Jakie chan is a musician.
The purpose of the internet is to find new and amazing things, to connect people with ideas. I use the internet to find awesome covers and dig deeper to uncover them (Pun intended). Scrolling through Facebook, I found that Jackie Chan did a Cantonese cover of “I’ll make a man out of you” from Mulan (1998). I know that several celebrities will do cover songs but typically those are musicians specifically. It was interesting so I looked deeper. Continue reading Jackie Chan And His Music Career