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21 November 2005

Seasons of...Lo-ooooo-lo lo ooooove....

OK, I cannot get the song "Seasons of Love" from the musical and now cinematic production of "RENT" out of my head. I must say I am looking forward to catching it on the big screen (as a reward for when I cross something off my 'major things to do' list), and hope that no one gets super annoyed when the spirit tempts me to just sing out loud. And that's really the only song I know from the whole thing. I am impressed with the movie cast. I'm sorry, but the guy from Law and Order who can also sing and has that killer smile? Bring it!

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"Five Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Six Hundred Minutes / How Do You Measure, Measure a Year..." Measure your life in love.

By the way, the pedagocial uses for that song for ESL courses (counting, articulation, singing in rounds, etc.) are endless.

I hope my neighbors are not tired of hearing this from my comptuer. They probably think I was a 'drama person' in high school or something. Oh well, the guy downstairs plays piano and I don't gripe.

Oh, and "Walk the Line"? Fabuluatious.

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Don't go expecting to hear a replication of Johnny Cash and June Carter -- go expecting to be wowed by the sights and sounds and then leave, realizing how much of an impact Johnny and June had on the American songbook and on each other. And three cheers to Reese and Joaquin, they deserve all alcolades. I will need to see it again at some point.

3 Comments:

At 22 November, 2005 19:58, Blogger psuacoustician said...

that guy from law and order was original broadway cast

 
At 27 November, 2005 21:22, Blogger stefanierj said...

I have been singing that dang song since I first saw the trailer for the film back over the summer!! I actually checked the soundtrack out from Pattee so I could get the full effect...and I've never even seen the broadway version. I am just a sucker for a catchy toon.

 
At 30 November, 2005 23:39, Blogger Emily:) said...

Yeah dude, I actually got to see it on Broadway when Joey Fatone of N'Sync fame was in it. Tres excellent! Can't wait to see pretty pretty Taye Diggs in the movie too. And yay "Walk the Line"! I went to see it again during the Thanksgiving break. It's so bitchin!

 

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