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lunes, 26 de mayo de 2014

Music Monday: Britpop and 20 songs



So this is 90s week. Why? you may ask, well maybe because I'm a huge fan of Britpop, 90s Fashion and the fact that they didn't have mobile phones. I don't really know but I feel as if I belonged to that era more than mine (let's be honest, music is one of my main reasons).
So here it's my top 20 Britpop songs, I could be talking about this movement the whole day but let just make it comfortable for both of us. So WHAT IS THIS BRITPOP THING I LISTEN TO WA TOO MUCH?

Britpop is something like alternative rock. It was born in the early 90s, its songs were kind of simple and the sounds were clear (I usually can tell what instruments they are using, which include bass, drums, guitars, tambourine for Liam Gallagher...)
These bands are also really good because of their influences, they used bands as The Beatles (from the 60s 70s) as inspiration. Britpop was incredibly popular during the mid-90s



Oasis, Blur, The Stone Roses, Manic Street Preachers, Placebo, Supergrass, The Verve, Charlatans, The Smiths (please)... are my favorites and they were successful enough to hit the US charts in some cases, but when the 90s ended the movement died with them.

You can tell that 2000s bands are influenced by this movement, but the original ones have mostly disappeared (like my beloved Oasis) or they've changed  like Radiohead (nothing to do with what they were).




PS: Do you like Britpop as much as I do? What kind of music do you like? Feel free to comment (I really love your comments)
PS2: Hope you're as excited as I am for 90s week.
PS3: You're all awesome just like Oasis (they're my favourite)

♥ See you tomorrow beautiful people ♥

Vlada

viernes, 23 de mayo de 2014

AnyTHing Thursday: A satire about a square head

Believe it or not, some people out there despise the arts, wheter it is music, drawing, photography, dancing... They think it is not worth our time, and therefore, people who spend their lives in an artistic way, are waisting their time.
I've come across a few of them in my school (a few luckily), and they are obsessed with maths and physics, not in a way. Like I love maths too, but they live to prove with science that  Human Studies and Arts are not worth our time. Also, they make sure you feel bad about choosing that discipline, and remind you constantly that you're going to have a hard time finding a job.
So this is for them, enjoy it:

Ignorante, eso es lo que eres.
Todo tan cuadriculado que lo tienes, aparentas cabeza bien amueblada, pero te hemos pillado en plena mudanza de palabras sin sentido.
Y tú sin saber que tú científica mente no sabe más que raíces cuadradas
¿pero cultura? JA de eso nada.
Te diagnostico con la peor enfermedad cultural, la ignorancia.
Aguda, infección la ignorancia; te hará perderte grandes cosas mientras tu absurda prepotencia patética te cegará.
Además, en equipo no sabes trabajar.
Y tu superioridad no llega a la de la mosca.
Por favor mantén la boca cerrada porque no hay peor cosa que hablar si no sabes nada.
¿Crees que a alguien así le dejarán hacer aviones para volar?
Por favor escucha mi petición y no hagas que se convierta en epidemia, ya que al escucharte, los que en ellos tienen la semilla de la pasividad, creerán lo que dices y se harán ignorantes, incultos igual.

Por favor ponte en cuarentena, no nos hará mal. Mientras tanto disfruta de tu ignorancia y lee algo.

Idon't know how it looks like in English, I tried to made it look as similar as possible, but it doesn't even rhyme. Sorry about that.

Ignorant, that's what you are. 
All of you is squared, looks like you have a well-furnished head, but we've caught in the middle of moving nonsense words. 
And you don't know that your scientific mind knows nothing but square roots 
But culture? JA nothing about that. 
I diagnosed you the worst Cultural disease, ignorance. 
Acute infection ignorance; you will lose great things while your pathetic mindless arrogance will blind you. 
Also, you do not know team work. 
And your superiority does not reach the fly's one. 
Please keep your mouth shut because there is nothing worse than talking without knowing nothing.
Do you think someone like that will let you make airplanes fly? 
Please listen to my request and do not make it become epidemic, if someone who have in them the seed of passivity listens to you, they will believe what you say and will become ignorant, uneducated like you. 
Please put yourslef in quarantine, it will not make us wrong. Meanwhile enjoy your ignorance and read something.

PS: Every single comment means a lot THANK YOU!!
PS2: I'm preparing next week, and it's got a theme and WHT A THEME!! I'll tell you on Sunday :)

♥ See you TODAY beautiful people ♥
Vlada

Reviewing Wednesday: TFIOS soundtrack is not a fault (bad one I know)

Jake Bugg – Simple As This
Grouplove – Let Me In
Birdy – Tee Shirt
Kodaline – All I Want
Tom Odell – Long Way Down
Charli XCX – Boom Clap
STRFKR – While I'm Alive
The Indians – Oblivion
The Radio Dept. – Strange Things WIll Happen
Afasi & Filthy – Bomfalleralla
Ray LaMontagne – Without Words
Birdy – Not About Angels
Lykke Li – No One Ever Loved
M83 – Wait
Birdy – Best Shot - Bonus Track
Yesterday, when I opened iTunes I realized TFIOS SOUNDTRACK  HAD BEEN RELEASED!! And of course I was happy about it. So after listening to it like there was no tomorrow, I feel capable enough to review it (just the singles though because if would be too long otherwise). Let's get this started then... (no worries as much as it hurts there won't be spoilers)

ED SHEERAN - ALL OF THE STARS: It hurts, I'm not ok after listening to this song. I instantly grab the book form my bookshelf when this masterpiece started. I mean, I could feel it, and it was wonderful. This song must be played in a certain scene in the end or the credits (I'll say no more) If you read the book you know what I'm talking about. Don't cry while watching the video.


GROUPLOVE - LET ME IN: Why do I love this song so much???? Somebody tell me. it sets me in a good mood, "like I ride a rollercoaster", this song it's what young love is about. This indie rockers will got you "swimming in clouds" (like seriously, that's what you do when you're in love). I bet you're tired of those songs telling you that if you love someone you should let them go, well...this is not the case YASSS!!

BIRDY - TEE SHIRT: Birdy's songs for this soundtrack are my faourite. If they'd asked me who I would've choose for the soundtrack, I would've said: Whole soundtrack = Birdy. Tee shirt is acoustic and simple, but enough to make me want to find love (and I appreciate my independency, no offense) It describes the way our mind works when we like someone you know what I mean?

I know
cause I've spent
half this morning
thinking about the t-shirt you sleep in
I should know
cause I'd spend
oh the whole day
listening to your message I'm keeping
and never deleting

CHARLI XCX - BOOMCALP: I remember this being the first song they released and me being happy about it. This song is fun and this book is not about being always crying right? Soooo move your head to the rhythm. Is dance-pop, nothing new when it comes to a picnic in the emotional fields of love buuuut the sound is good...I like it ok??

BIRSY - NOT ABOUT ANGLES: Birdy!! My friend when can we go and grab a coffee?? I love her songs way too much. Her voice in this song will send you to a certain part of the book (no spoilers remember??) I want to see the film and this song has got into my soul just like John Green's book. Now cry with me:

How unfair, it's just our luck
Found something real that's out of touch
But if you'd searched the whole wide world
Would you dare to let it go?


LYKKE LI - NO ONE EVER LOVED: Not my favourite you know... I wasn't excited about this song but the title is good :) No offense, the lyrics are really great and piano/voice combination is awesome but I just didn't like it as much as the others. Is not one of the worse ones for sure. Lyrics time!!

Heaven must've known
Heaven must've laid stardust in your eyes
To shine the light, close the hurt in my eyes
See me now? Never shines, never mind
Angel line fail right now

That's it guys, hope you liked it and now go and grab TFIOS from your shelf. After that, buy the album and thank John Green for changing our lives (it's an option) It's a pleasure writing to you, feel free to comment about the book or the soundtrack and its songs, I'd love to hear it.

♥ See you tomorrow beautiful people ♥
Vlada

PS: Sorry tomorrow there will be two pots Thursday's and Friday's I'm sorry!!!! I promise this time I'll make it

martes, 20 de mayo de 2014

Music Moday: I think you should meet George Ezra

Hello everyone! How are you doing today? I hope your Monday is being nice :)
Today is my first music Monday so I better get this started. First of all I wanted to talk to you about an AMAZING-AWESOME-INCREDIBLE musician called George Ezra.

Let's start this up! George Ezra  is a British singer songwriter whose sound is so...bluesy? He released his debut EP (Did you hear the rain?) in 2013 and his second one (Cassy O') in 2014. What else can I say about him? Well he's #petan, he favourited one of my tweets (I couldn'tstop myself) and it doesn't seem like his voice belongs to his body.

He is currently on the road for his headline tour and doing a lot of interview. Also he has an album coming out, "Wanted on Voyage will be released on 30 June 2014 (and I'll be buying it).

From the interview I've read and his social media, George is a very funny person with a huge imagination, whose creativity helps him to write really good stories which eventually are turned into songs. He says that his songs are somehow made-up stories with an element of truth, which, in my opinion, makes them beautiful.

As far as I know he's come out of nowhere. Like seriously, I don't really know when he's started getting the recognition he deserves. I know he toured with Tom Odell, Lucy Rose, Rae Morris and played at Galstonbury BUT HOW? I dunno, but he definitely has talent for that and more. 


Also look at him!


Follow Georgina (yes, I've just caled him Georgina) awesome people!

PS: Tomorrow is Thoughts Tuesday YAY!!!
PS1: Thank you for reading and pretty please comment :)
PS2: I'm already preparing next Monday's playlist it's ging to be HUUUGE and COOOOOL so prepare yourselvesssss
♥ See you tomorrow beautiful people ♥
Vlada

lunes, 19 de mayo de 2014

I'm back, and this time I'm not leaving

So...Hello...How's your life? I'm glad if you're fine, and if you're not just remember that eventually the sun shines for everyone, no matter where you are. 
As I was saying, I'm back after a exhausting year of endless studying and I'm almost finish, so now I can put up actual content with good quality. So I'm dedicating way more time to my writing and I'm happy for that, which means this blog has stopped hibernating YAAAASSSSSS!

The schedule I'll follow will be *drum roll*:
MONDAY: Music (need I say more?)
TUESDAY: Thoughts (where I let you in my mind)
WEDNESDAY: revieWs (books, movies and everything that needs reviewing)
THURSDAY: anyTHing (I mean like ANYTHING from a recipe to a picture of a bird)
FRIDAY: Fashion (You'll be swimming in a sea of high-fashion and low-cost)
SATURDAY: just Saying (Interesting things for interesting people, thre you go)
SUNDAY: Silly (I guess I'll just post whatever comes in my mind on a Sunday that is somehow worthreading)

So here it is, the schedule I made during Geography class, also thanks Rookie mag, Sprinkle of Glitter, Zoella, Jacksgap for inspiring me. If it wasn't for you guays I wouldn't be back doing what I like :)

PS: Of course my parents and my sister always there to support me, you deserve a THANK YOU.
PS1: This is getting way too awkward so rather stop it but first...LET ME TAKE A SELFIE (just kidding I promise).
PS2: Grace Helbig, Reviewing Wednesday where put in my blog to honour you and the effort you put in your works. 

♥ See you tomorrow beautiful people ♥
Vlada