Monday, May 28, 2007

Voices to Hear

John, your usual man in the know about all things musical, seems to have gone missing in action (along with several other TopBlogMag writers this week) so I am trying, not very successfully I’m sure, to fill his shoes this week.

As many of you are aware, I really do live in a little wooden house in the middle of a forest in northern Europe where, to be completely blunt about it, the music selection on the radio, sucks. Hence the reason, on my recent trip back home, I was very excited about ‘discovering’ the amazing, haunting voice of Katie Melua.

Yeah, yeah, I know. You’ve all been listening to her for years and as I heard her on the radio she’s not exactly ‘little known’, but hey, she was to me and so therefore maybe to some of you as well.

Born in Georgia (the country not the state) Katie and her family moved to the UK when she was 8 years old where she got her first taste of fame at age 15 by entering and winning a televised competition called ‘Stars Up Their Nose’. Since then, Katie has developed her talent into the spine tingling sound you can hear, for free, at her myspace page, a great sound track to put your feet up to and read through the rest of this weeks entries here at TopBlogMag.

6 comments:

Suburban Oblivion said...

Actually, I've never heard of her! Thanks for the discovery!!

Mama Zen said...

Checked out her my space page. Pretty. Very mellow.

Surviving Motherhood said...

isn't it though. It's lovely to have on when you finally find 5 minutes for yourself just to chill to on the sofa.

Helps you forget the mountain of washing climbing out of the laundry basket and the toys all over the floor for a while ;)

JohnH985 said...

Sorry I missed this week, my mind just vanished on me and I lost track of the days. Good job, I'll going to go check her out.

I'll be back next week :)

Surviving Motherhood said...

Yey! I don't have to pretend to know stuff next week, John will be back!

That calls for a celebration (any excuse), drink anyone?

melody said...

Did someone say cocktails? Great job picking up the article. :)

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