Category Archives: music

Happiness from You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown – Song/Music Video of the Week

Again this is a day late oops. But this last few days has been pretty chaotic.
This week’s Song/Music Video of the Week is “Happiness” from the musical “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”
One of my all time favorite shows. This song just shows how happiness can come from some of simplest things in life.
I encourage everyone to find something this week that makes you happy. Whether it be something big or something simple. Anything that makes you smile. Comment or email me and let me know what it is and I’ll talk about it on MIX IT UP!!

Have a great day everyone!!

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Royals (Pentatonix Cover) Song/Music Video of the Week

So this is a day late but welcome to Song/Music Video of the Week. This is another blog from the “Of the Week” series.
Normally I would have posted this yesterday but it was my roommate’s birthday so we were celebrating all day!!

Pentatonix is one of my favorite bands to listen to. When I was in high school and college I was always involved in choirs, vocal ensembles, and concerts. So I have always been such a HUGE fan of ensemble and group singing. I just LOVE harmony!! And I love when people take popular songs and redo them in a group setting with fun harmony and musical changes. PTX is by far one of my favs because they are so creative with their vocals.
When I first heard the song “Royals” by Lorde I was in love with it. Then recently PTX did a phenomenal cover of it and put it out on YouTube and iTunes. It is absolutely amazing. So in the reboot of my blog and the “Of the Week” series I thought it was a perfect first Song/Music Video of the Week. Enjoy and buy their stuff and iTunes and watch all their YouTube videos. You won’t be disappointed :):)

Have a great day y’all!!

Song/Music Video Of the Week

So I realize that I am a couple of days late, but here is this week’s Song/Music Video Of the Week

It is Adam Lambert’s “Time for Miracles”

Song/Music Video Of the Week

Live Like We’re Dying – Kris Allen

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Taylor Swift on SNL

I found this article this morning and I am so pumped about watching this. I love her and she is gonna be great!!!!

Check this out!!

Taylor Swift Spoofs Kanye West Incident

In’SNL’ Promo

‘Kanye West just called — he thinks Beyoncé should host instead,’ Bill Hader says in the ad.

In case anyone was wondering if Taylor Swift is going to go there when she hosts “Saturday Night Live” this week, the answer is yes. The superstar isn’t afraid to poke some fun at Kanye West’s now-infamous VMA stage-crash.

In a promo shot Tuesday, the singer and “SNL” castmember Bill Hader put their spin on the encounter.

281x211Standing in a 30 Rock corridor, the promo opens with Hader on his cell phone while Swift says, “Hey, I’m Taylor Swift, and I’ll be the host and musical guest this week on ‘SNL.’ ” As she completes her line, Hader gets off the phone and tells the star who he was talking to. “Whoops, Kanye West just called. He thinks Beyoncé should host instead,” he said. “Funny joke, right?”

Swift rolls her eyes and whispers to herself, “Wow.” Hader then awkwardly says, “Good times,” before walking off the set whispering to himself, “Hader.” The two share a laugh after they complete the sketch.

In an interview with MTV News before she went off to shoot the promo, she said nothing was off-limits this weekend. “I want to look nothing like myself,” she said. “I told all the writers, ‘Don’t count anything out.’ I want to go completely, 100 percent in. I don’t want to be halfway involved. Just because I have a lot of things to do as far as being musical guest and host doesn’t mean I don’t want to live up to my full hosting demands.”

Isn’t that great?? hahahahahahaha Can’t wait!!

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Coming Together

I think that I may have briefly mentioned that when I was at school I was a Musical Theatre major.  I had just changed over to that from Music Business in July.  I was in what was my first show at school called “Songs of Hope” It was a musical revue that our director had put together.  My role was that of a 21 year old punk rocker who had just found out that his wife of only one year was pregnant.  The song I sang as that character was called “Fatherhood Blues”  It was great.

I also had a solo in a song called “Coming Together” by Jason Robert Brown that was the closing number of the show.  I shared the male solo with my best friend Steven.  I was so excited when I was given this solo, because I have known and loved this song for years and I have always wanted to have the opportunity to perform it because it meant so much to me and I related to it personally on so many levels as did most of us in the show.  So I was PUMPED when I was given the opportunity to share it with m best friend.

Unfortunately circumstances came about that caused me to have to leave school and leave the show.  So I never got the chance to sing the song for a live audience, but I recorded a little clip the other day singing my solo part as well as a little of the chorus that Steven sang.  Since I never got to sing it I thought I would at least share it with the internet community and see what you guys think!!

So here it is!!

Song/Music Video Of the Week

This week’s song is by the amazing and beautiful Leona Lewis!!!!  OMG love her!!  This song sorta describes my life right now.  I am not really in the place that I want to be or doing what I want to be doing, but I am doing everything in my power to make the best out of the situation.  I’ve had the reoccurring theme going through my head of living for right now and living every day as if it is the last.  Sometimes we spend so much time worrying about things and always trying to play it safe that we end up being unhappy.

One of the lines in this song says, “so unhappy, but safe as could be.”  Then the chorus says – “so what if it hurts, me, so what if I break down, so what if this world just throws me off the edge, my feet run out of ground.  I gotta find my place, I wanna hear my song, don’t care about all the pain in front of me, I’m just trying to be happy.”

OMG isn’t that amazing!!

Hope that you all enjoy Leona Lewis’s “Happy”

Today In Oz – October 14, 2009

Here is a new “Today In Oz”

Enjoy!!

Song/Music Video Of the Week

Leighton Meester is absolutely amazing and this week I just discovered that she is the girl singing in the Cobra Starship song “Good Girls Go Bad” I know this song has been around for  awhile, but I am just now discovering it so it is new to me.

Here is the video!!

ENJOY!!

Random Video Of the Week

So I have been watching “So You Think You Can Dance” which I usually dont watch very often.  Mary Murphy is absolutely insane.  I found this video on YouTube of her from Season 5 and it made me laugh so hard, I had to show it to you!!

ENJOY!!