Forget “Fairytale Of New York” This Is The “Fairytale Of Aberdeen”

Fairytale Of Aberdeen

When it’s time for the Aberdeen Christmas lights to be turned on I usually look forward to seeing what The Music Hall has done. A few years I was slightly disappointed a…

Source: Forget “Fairytale Of New York” This Is “Fairytale Of Aberdeen”

Glimpses by Hugh Roberts

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If you’ve not already ordered it then why not? Hugh is currently on a whirlwind tour of the universe promoting his new book.

Who knows, he might even be stopping in with me to do a live radio interview/podcast to promote his book, talk about his favourite songs and play some Christmas tunes!

Watch this space!

Hugh W. Roberts is delighted to announce that his new book, Glimpses, is now available to buy as a paperback from Amazon.

Source: Glimpses – Launch Day #NewBook #booklaunch – Hugh’s Views & News

All I Want For Christmas Is Music!

As well as stepping into Christmas at Steve Says

It’s Christmas – at Talk About Pop Music too. It’s the most wonderful time of the year so get your dancing shoes on and come and enjoy some musical posts of Christmas past and present to get you in the festive mood!

Source: All I Want For Christmas Is Music! | Talk About Pop Music

‘Thanks 2016, It’s Been Weird’ Says Spotify in Biggest Ever Global Campaign…But What Would Your Poster Say?

Spotify Crunches User Data in Fun Ways For This New Global Outdoor Ad Campaign

The awesome Spotify are rolling out a massive outdoor global marketing campaign with a major, data-driven outdoor push…

Source: ‘Thanks 2016, It’s Been Weird’ Says Spotify in Biggest Ever Global Campaign…But What Would Your Poster Say?

WIN: Little Mix VIP Tickets – Glory Days Tour

Win Concert Tickets!

Live music should be accessible for everyone right? Since I was a child, I have been lucky enough to go to some incredible live shows and festivals. The live music experience i…

Source: WIN: Little Mix VIP Tickets – Glory Days Tour

I Have No Idea When Thanksgiving Is Ever Since “Friends” Ended

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When is Thanksgiving?

I miss Friends – a lot. I always loved the Thanksgiving episodes and ever since the show finished and subsequently stopped being re-run on Channel 4 I have no idea when the Americans are celebrating this holiday…

You may think that since I am not American – why do I care? Well, I just like to know these types of things.

Also, here in Scotland, I always used to watch Friends on TV on Christmas Day so it was a kind of tradition. I have kept that tradition going by playing a downloaded episode of Friends just after we have opened our presents. It simply has to be done!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone – whenever it is – enjoy the holiday with a reminder of the Top Ten Friends Thanksgiving Episodes courtesy of BuzzFeed.

A Blatant Promotional Post To Get New Followers On My Music Blog – “talkaboutpopmusic.com”

Talk About Pop Music Blog

If you love music as much as I do – come and follow talkaboutpopmusic.com.

If you only like music share this with someone who has the love!

Let’s reblog, retweet, re-re-wind and let the crowd say bo selecta!

Footprints, Hallelujah

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I’ve been “making videos” pretty much since I discovered how to do it over 10 years ago.

“Footprints, Hallelujah” is one of the first I ever made and spent hours editing. I was so pleased with the result and discovered I’d found a new hobby. What I didn’t realise is that I would lose days on end to this new hobby…

A bit of background on the inspiration for the video as I think that gives a greater sense of appreciation of “art” – I really should stop doing the quotes thing, I’m even doing it with my hands. At the time one of my most listened to songs was Hallelujah by Rufus Wainwright. I didn’t really like it at first but it really grew on me. I can’t remember why I decided to make the video but when I did I wanted to marry it up with my favourite poem Footprints.

So, I thought how can I get the words on screen as well, bearing in mind this was long before all the lyric videos we see on YouTube today. Then it came to me – Star Wars! I hate Star Wars but I always liked the intro…in a galaxy far, far away or something. It then took me a long time to find a clip of video to use for the piano – I was still quite new to googling and borrowing other peoples stuff and it took even longer to put all the words and music together. I’m pretty sure I was late for work the next day…

These days I am lucky in the fact that I actually get to create videos as part of my job!

I’m really proud of the finished article. I wouldn’t say I’m really religious or anything but I believe in something and I believe in all the words in the video and from the song. So, I hope you like it and please comment letting me know what you think. If you can’t do listening and reading at the same time don’t watch. Some might interpret that as if you are a man don’t watch but I’m a man and I can multitask so there is hope! Here it is….Hallelujah Footprints, Hallelujah. Enjoy!

Let me know what you think in the comments below or tweet me @SteveSays2014