Posts Tagged ‘GLEE’

Here’s hoping that he keeps his powder dry and nose clean as the music world needs Bruno Mars. With “Just The Way You Are”, he has made songs with a strong melody and lyrics stage a comeback. If there are only a handful of notes available to create songs and IF all the good songs [...]

It could have been a very “uncool” show and one has to wonder how Ryan Murphy pitched the idea for “GLEE”. Here was a guy coming from the dark, twisted  depths of his series, “Nip/Tuck” talking about a show based around some misfits who end up in a high-school glee club. It could have been [...]

If “doing” karaoke has taught me anything, it is that no matter how good you might think you sound or how good and drunk you might be, NEVER attempt to outdo Don Henley and sing “Desperado” and NEVER EVER try to sing ANYTHING by the Beatles. It is painful to those around you and when [...]

Some acts should be seen and not heard. And watching the Super Bowl 2011 Half Time Show today, it’s exactly what I thought about Black Eyed Peas. Sure, their records are well-produced, catchy and hugely successful and they are the Aqua of this Generation with their beats, costumes, humps and recording studio trickery. But there [...]

Though Season 10 of “American Idol” is now upon us, I think back to that time long, long, ago and to Season 8 and Adam Lambert. Only the homophobic and  musically-challenged would argue that he was one of the best- if not the best- talents to come out of “American Idol.” Of course, he was [...]

Everybody, get back aboard the “American Idol” Express and yet another season of silliness, the emergence of the so-called “Church of Idol” and with more finding reasons to ring the death knell for the show. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70I2XH20110120 This time- and already- it’s about the “ratings drop”- around 13%- but what those who pounce on these numbers [...]