A poll performed by Synovate for the newspaper Dagbladet showed that 43% of the Norwegian inhabitants believed giving Obama the prize was proper, while 38% believed it was wrong. The ballot showed a sharp divide between younger and older people; of those over 60 years of age 58% had been for and only 31% against it. Of those between 18 and 29 years of age, solely 25% accredited of the choice, whereas 42% disapproved.
“The first thing we recorded was ‘The Girl Is Mine’ with Paul McCartney,” Lukather recollects. “That was an enormous thrill. We did that live in the studio. We had been jamming Stevie Wonder songs with these guys, working with childhood heroes. It was unimaginable.” Swedien believes Jackson’s magnum opus was the end result of his childhood years performing with the Jackson 5, as well as experience earned from solo albums corresponding to Off The Wall, which … Read More
With a no-nonsense angle and some killer dance strikes (the video was choreographed by Paula Abdul), Jackson established herself as one of R&B’s main innovators and a girl who wasn’t afraid to demand what she deserved. Nobody writes grandiose heartbreak like Jim Steinman, and he’s by no means carried out it better than in this smash 1983 epic ballad for the raspy-voiced Welsh belter Bonnie Tyler. “Total Eclipse of the Heart” was initially conceived as a song for a vampire—it even confirmed up later in Steinman’s 2002 Broadway fiasco, Dance of the Vampires—and its gothic underpinnings are front and heart in the music’s lurid video.
That’s why the band will be a dance-ground killer till a comet demolishes us. Each and each element within the song is dancing.
A firm salute, please, for veteran rock chick Pat Benatar, who commanded the airwaves with a take-charge angle, a spandex wardrobe … Read More