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Skating to obscure music

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by LilJen, May 7, 2013.

  1. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

    Okay, folks, help me out here. dh has challenged me to find someone who's skated to (1) Dream Theater (one of his favorite bands) or (2) Jethro Tull (probably his all-time favorite band). Anyone? Pleased to have already been able to supply him with Apocalyptica, Metallica, Edgar Meyer/Goat Rodeo Sessions, Muse, Fatboy Slim. Oh, and I just remembered an OK Go number (Wakamatsu/Fecteau).

    (Okay, so some of these aren't so much obscure as just very unusual for skating music.)
    Last edited: May 7, 2013
  2. falling_dance

    falling_dance Coaching Patrick

    Re: Jethro Tull - I found this performance to "'Bourée". The audio isn't very good, however.
  3. aliceanne

    aliceanne Well-Known Member

    Jerhro Tull - "Skating Away" is popular at local competitions and exhibitions. They also use it to introduce their skater segments in one of the morning shows (Today or Good Morning America).
  4. Clay

    Clay Well-Known Member

    Ryan Jahnke, 2004-2005 season.

    He skated on the GP that year and made that season.
  5. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

    Thanks!! Couldn't find any Jahnke footage of JT (I assume it was his SP?). I can imagine "Skating Away" is popular. dh said "Aqualung" ("sitting on a park bench. . . " yeah, it's a real charmer!!). :lol:
  6. aliceanne

    aliceanne Well-Known Member

    If he likes heavy metal Styx performed on a Pandora skating special "Improv Ice". There are lots of vids on YouTube. The skaters had to improvise programs to Styx tunes. It was surprisingly good. It was one of those audience votes for the winner things. I think Johnny Weir won with "Grand Illusion".
  7. quartz

    quartz Take off, eh!

    Elvis Stojko used Black Hole Sun, by Soundgarden as an exhibition piece.
  8. moebius

    moebius Well-Known Member

    Laetitia Hubert skating to Dead Can Dance.
    Katarina Witt skating to Lemon Tree by Fool's Garden.
  9. aliceanne

    aliceanne Well-Known Member

    Last edited: May 9, 2013
  10. Simone411

    Simone411 FSU Uber fan