Tag Archives: Music

November 29

Lip Sync Battle

During the Thanksgiving Holidays, I was over at my friend Harveen’s apartment where a group of my Michigan classmates came together. Sometime during Indian food, caipirhinhas, dutch apple pie and stories, my friends introduced me to Lip Sync Battle on Spike. Based on The Tonight Show segment with Jimmy Fallon, the competition features celebrities as they pretend […]

June 02

Song of the Day: Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor “Marvin Gaye”

One of my favorite music videos this year is “Marvin Gaye” by Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor. It is the debut America single by Puth and the song would put anyone in the mood. Check out the video above and the lyrics are listed below. Let’s Marvin Gaye and get it on You got the […]

May 27

An Evening with Bette

So I totally lived a queer cliche last night. I went to Bette Midler at SAP Center. Yes… I know. Two gay boys, flaming out to the Divine Miss M. It was wonderful. He and I grabbed Japanese tapas, had a few cocktails to celebrate the evening and then sat through 2 hours of wonderful. […]

February 16

‘It’s My Party’ Singer Lesley Gore Dies At 68

January 08

The Vamps Take On “Oh Cecilia”

Check out my new favorite cover.  “Cecilia” is a song written by American musician Paul Simon. It was first recorded by Simon & Garfunkel for their fifth studio album Bridge over Troubled Water (1970). The song is generally interpreted as a lament over a capricious lover who causes both anguish and jubilation to the singer. […]

December 20

Bette Davis Eyes

In 1981, Kim Carnes made a song that would start a decade. “Bette Davis Eyes” spent nine weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Billboard’s biggest hit of the year. The song is sultry and confident. Bette Davis even admitted that she was a fan of the song and thanked Kim Carnes for her tribute. […]

October 07

The Power of Music

A thought has been going through my head recently. It has been around the power of music. They say scent is one of the most powerful senses. For me hearing trumps all. I hear a song such as Kylie Minogue’s “All The Lovers” and I am taken back to AIDS LifeCycle 2011. Or when I […]