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Bah Humbug: The Same Old Scrooge

That’s why I wanted to give Christmas a bit of a different style. Christmas seems to have become a cliché in and of itself so let’s find the most bizarre and anti-cliche Christmas carols we can find. Continue reading Bah Humbug: The Same Old Scrooge

Christmas Songs are the highlight of some people's holidays and the curse of others. There doesn't seem to be much of a middle ground. Even when there is, people tend to lean to one side or the other. There are two kinds of people; those that decorate their house with tinsel and lights and Christmas cheer in September and those that work in retail.

Happy Holiday Soundtrack; Jingle Bells Covers

Christmas Songs are the highlight of some people’s holidays and the curse of others. There doesn’t seem to be much of a middle ground. Even when there is, people tend to lean to one side or the other. There are two kinds of people; those that decorate their house with tinsel and lights and Christmas cheer in September and those that work in retail. Continue reading Happy Holiday Soundtrack; Jingle Bells Covers

Halloween comes with it a mirage of spooky imagery, of other worlds. Death, graves, burials, are all perfect examples of halloween imagery. "Bury a Friend" by Billie Eilish shares that same halloween imagery. Thus why we're bringing you some eilish covers to liven up your ghoulish parties. Released in 2019 within When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? , which  debuted at #1 on the UK Albums chart. It's eerie lyrics and instrumental make it perfect for October. But it's amazing rise on charts and eerie sound are not why it's a halloween choice to cover. The concept behind the song itself is creepy. Billie Eilish wrote the lyrics from the perspective of a monster under her bed. That makes the song just that much more creepy. Eilish explained that the song "is literally from the perspective of the monster under my bed. If you put yourself in that mindset, what is this creature doing or feeling?" This was because of Eilish's own experiences with sleep paralysis. This is a terrifying syndrome where ones' mind 'wakes' up before the rest of their body. This leaves them able to perceive their environment but they can't move. This syndrome comes with creepy hallucinations and paranoia.

“Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish

Released in 2019 within When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? , which debuted at #1 on the UK Albums chart. It’s eerie lyrics and instrumental make it perfect for October. But it’s amazing rise on charts and eerie sound are not why it’s a halloween choice to cover. The concept behind the song itself is creepy. Billie Eilish wrote the lyrics from the perspective of a monster under her bed. That makes the song just that much more creepy. Continue reading “Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish

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Love is Love; Singing for LGBTQ+

Love is Love June 9th was Edmonton’s Pride Parade. A time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. It’s a time to celebrate inclusion and diversity and most of all, love. Pride is to celebrate love. It doesn’t matter what your sexuality is, or what flags you represent, or whether you’re out or not. Love is Love is Love. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” Covers To follow … Continue reading Love is Love; Singing for LGBTQ+

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday story originally written by Dr. Seuss in 1957. The story follows the meanness of the Grinch and his distaste for the Christmas holiday as tries to steal Christmas but later realizes that Christmas isn’t about the tangible. This is a feel-good story that criticizes the commercialization of Christmas and the prevalence of human cheer. It’s a cute holiday favourite. Continue reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas