Jason Robert Brown Posts Singing Contest On His Blog

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Posted: 7/28/08 at 3:48pm
Updated On: 5/2/09 at 03:48 PM
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I think it's awesome - but why two male songs and one female song? "Stars and the Moon" is overdone but why not "Christmas Lullaby". And outside of Songs for a New World there's "And I Will Follow" or maybe "Letting You Go"

Can't wait to hear the submissions, though.
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Aw man, I wish that JRB wrote songs for legit sopranos.

"Christmas Lullaby" would be a lot better for my voice than "I'm Not Afraid."
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Updated On: 7/28/08 at 06:33 PM
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Hahah reading it totally inspired me to record myself with the tracks playing... WOW. BAD idea, Sam.
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hahah I JUST finished reading about that contest before signing on on here.
yeah, bad choices JRB.
Two similar-[ish] guy songs and one not-so-rangy women's song?
oh well, I'm interested to listen to the entries.
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Typical, it's the one show of his (that's been released properly on CD anyway) that I don't know very well. Booo!

Although I do know 'She Cries'. Think I should give it a bash, despite being a lassie? re: Jason Robert Brown Posts Singing Contest On His Blog
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It seems interesting, so I went and did it. :)
Here's the link for my little "performance." Vote, only if you want to.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=VZZMtyWqu5E
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I don't get why he chose "She Cries"...he hates that song.
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i don't know why i always give in....


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oh goodness
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I don't get why he chose "She Cries"...he hates that song.

Why would you want to listen to a song you love be butchered by deluded people all over the world?
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I love how he breathes along with the music.
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Wow, Jess, that was fantastic! Thank you for cementing my decision not to enter--I'll leave the belting to the experts. re: Jason Robert Brown Posts Singing Contest On His Blog
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I really like this guy; although his voice sounds familiar.


http://youtube.com/watch?v=ckDa2ltiM2w
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spork, you're ridiculous. enter! it's all in good fun!
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I tried singing it today and I can't belt for the life of me. re: Jason Robert Brown Posts Singing Contest On His Blog
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If I can do it, you can do it. :)

I am DEFINITELY a legit soprano, not a belter. But I think it sounds decent:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAeCayz8WE0
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Just sent mine in but theyre not showing up on the website yet.

You all sound great!
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King of the World:http://media.putfile.com/King-of-the-World-43
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Here's my King of the World.


That was very beautiful, Jess!!! what a tone you have.







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aww thank you!
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Here's mine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHWQi92CQXc

I'd love comments from you guys!
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Spork! You know I think you should enter. You have a great voice. I'll say it again and again!
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Okay, guys, I finally gave in and posted my own entry.

http://www.sporkgoddess.com/schtuff/lala/imnotafraid2.mp3

I'm off at times and, again, this is not ideal for my voice type! But I tried my best. Like you guys said, it's just for fun. re: Jason Robert Brown Posts Singing Contest On His Blog

Edit: Oh, if for some reason you want to vote for me, my name is Katie.
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Updated On: 8/1/08 at 11:59 PM