Taiwanese Susan Boyle

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by WindSpirit, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. WindSpirit

    WindSpirit OmnipresentAdmeanistrator

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA-tOsM6F4Y&feature=player_embedded

    What do you think? My thoughts:

    A good song is timeless.

    A great voice will always beat any face.

    You don't need to beg someone to sign you, prepare you like a product and hope that people will like the product to be popular; YouTube seems to work better and you can be yourself.

    At moments I thought he may have been singing from a playback, or at least with a help of auto tuner, or whatever it's called. But overall I was impressed.
     
  2. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    I saw this today and thought he was average at best. :shuffle: There must be something about this song because SO many people have done this song and blew me or many others away but then they can never replicate the same vocal on other songs. Is this song just made for singing, does it sit in some special range that is really comfortable for most? Any voice coaches out there?
     
  3. WindSpirit

    WindSpirit OmnipresentAdmeanistrator

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    Interesting point. I mean, generally about some people being able to sing only a specific song very well and not all the rest. As for this particular song, I think you still need to have a better than average voice to be able to sing it well. If I tried to sing it, trust me it would be quite pitiful.
     
  4. luenatic

    luenatic Well-Known Member

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    And he's just a boy!
     
  5. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    I hate that song, but he has a good voice. The title of this thread made me :rofl:
     
  6. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    He was ok, plus english is not his first language which may have effected his pronunciation a bit.
     
  7. my little pony

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    he looks like a toddler, maybe it is the hair
     
  8. venja

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  9. MOIJTO

    MOIJTO Banned Member

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    My husband was surfing the internet last night and had me listen.

    I could only listen for a few seconds as I hate that song but all I kept thinking was wait till his voice changes!
     
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  10. luenatic

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    Then he can sing songs from Whitney's latest album. :rofl:
     
  11. luenatic

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  12. my little pony

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    he's 24 years old
     
  13. Prancer

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  14. MOIJTO

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    :scream: :yikes::shuffle:
     
  15. Anita18

    Anita18 Well-Known Member

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    Not all that surprised. My Taiwanese friend's sister is 23 and honest to God looks 13. It's partly her face and partly the way she dresses. She still puts ribbons in her hair, and bells too if she feels like it. :lol: I have a few cousins who still look like they're in high school even though one's graduated college and the other's a junior in college. Asians tend to look younger than they are for a very long while. Except for me, because I act old or...something. :p

    At least we won't have to wonder about his voice breaking. :lol:
     
  16. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    The soft beginning is totally pitchy and :scream: and is only notable because you don't expect that falsetto to come out of him. Once he gets to open up and sing big though he does a very nice job. Maybe he was just nervous at the start.
     
  17. DaveRocks

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    And Dolly Parton continues to rake in the $$$... good for her!!
     
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  18. mmscfdcsu

    mmscfdcsu Skating Pairs with Drew

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    :scream::scream::scream::scream::scream: Hate it. Of course I can't stand that style of mucking up the notes. Just hit the note with a strong pure sound and stay there. Is that too much to ask? :rolleyes:
     
  19. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Talented for sure. What is it about this obsession with looks? Mama Cass Elliot, Kate Smith, Geddy Lee, and Freddie Mercury will never make People Magazine's 50 Most Beutiful People issue. Are we that shallow?
     
  20. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    A really amazing voice (unlike SuBo who practically never sings clean :p).
     
  21. Marco

    Marco Missing Ziggy

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    I think his voice will crack once he gets laid. :p