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Are you sure the lyrics were not 'I wanna be your lover, I don't want to be your friend'? What you probably watched was a music video of I Wanna Be Your Lover by La Bionda. This and Heavy Metal both have the same animation style, so I think this is what you're looking for. As a side note, another song with similar lyrics is I Wanna Be Your Lover by The ...


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Wikipedia (currently) describes the core genre elements of pop music as follows: Identifying factors include generally short to medium-length songs written in a basic format (often the verse-chorus structure) as well as the common employment of repeated choruses, melodic tunes, and hooks. -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_music It's usually ...


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The song is about the past, explained Coxon to NME: In his track by track guide to 'The Magic Whip' for NME, Coxon explained that the track 'My Terracotta Heart' was about his relationship with Albarn. He admitted: "I knew it was going to be an incredibly sad song, which is why I put the crying guitar on there. What I didn't know at the time ...


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For brief history and notable artists, I'd like to recommend this blog post (really good): 50 Most Influential K-Pop Artists Series Index This book has many interesting facts about Korean Cool: The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture I'm a Korean live in Seoul. I can't explain/describe properly (miserable ...


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I am not sure that there is a specific name for this style that you could google and get a comprehensive list. It is very common for the time. One of the first things I did was to look up the chord progression. It is a very standard progression for the time 1 6 4 5. This wiki article is a good place to start looking for similar songs: 50s Progression


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Backing vocalists neither have to overly cater to the "young and sexy" optics, nor do they have to provide a cutting voice for dramatic effect. As a consequence, their voice, control, and musicality tends to gain quality over much of their professional career. The identity of the act is not tailored to them so they can just move between productions and ...


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I found it ! I hope this the right one, Story Of My Life, by the danish band Blast. It is from 1986 and sang by the female singer Lise Dandanell. The lyrics you quoted start at 1:13.


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I would say is vocalizing some scat. On these three lives, for example, he sings differently : Live at Buenos Aires Live at Athens (just says Hey!) Live at Modena It seems it doesn't say the exact same "words". Also, this review article of Uncut says : “Sledgehammer” (...) starts (...) with Gabriel singing gibberish. Page archive. FYI: These are not ...


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If the vocals are like the Vamps, could it be one of their songs? I am guessing 'Last Night'


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I didn't quite get one word/phrase, but might be good enough for the shower ;) enjoy Halt dich fest, wir werden fliegen Träume siegen irgendwann einmal dein kleines Herz kannte nur Lügen du, ich bin ab heute für dich da so wie in Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood davon träum ich jede Nacht so wie in Hollywood, Hollywood, Hollywood wo das Glück den Siegern ...


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The modern pop vocal style has its distant origins in the black American gospel music of the 50s and 60s. Compare this early recording of Aretha Franklin from the 1950s for an example. It's a more emotional and raw sound, with a more bluesy, African-American diction, and an abundant use of improvisational melisma, the singing of multiple notes on a single ...


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To start with, even the best singer doesn't hit every note perfectly right. As such, singing out of key is a gradual thing. For the two songs you mention, I would not say that Ed sings out of tune. On contrary, his music has a quite produced feeling, and it wouldn't surprise me if some sour notes have had their pitch corrected. I wouldn't swear on this ...


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I was wondering if there a is guide so you can link a specific sound to a synth One specific synth sound can be carved with several different synths and through many different synthesis types and techniques, so I don't think it is feasible to build a guide like the one you describe. There are guides on how to achieve specific sounds through specific synths ...


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"Noel Gallagher told Q magazine October 2008 that this is, "a love song inspired by the meeting of an Angel in Ibiza."" Bass player Andy Bell told Q magazine that he thinks its about Gallagher's girlfriend and mother of his second child, Sara MacDonald. He added: "Noel can put things in a down-to-earth way that goes right to the core." Gallagher met ...


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This is called an earworm. I'm not aware of one specific musical meme that dominates all others --if there was just one, I'm sure we'd all know it by heart --but the article referenced above describes some of the common characteristics of successful earworms. The general idea of there being some particular musical figure of particular power is well-...


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You may be thinking of the recently-named (and stupidly so) "millenial whoop." It's not a 3- or 5-note sequence, but rather an alternation between the 3rd and 5th notes of the scale. (Here is a similar link.) It's not a new thing; it's been in music for decades now. But some bozo must have decided that calling it "millenial" something would probably get ...


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(For future readers, the example cited by the OP begins at around the 0:52 mark, though it returns throughout the song.) When I first read your question, my immediate thought was elision. This term, taken from linguistics, basically suggests an overlap of two thoughts. As one thought ends, either the next thought has already begun or it begins at precisely ...


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Comments under the YT video suggest that the 2 characters are from a (volleyball-themed) manga/anime series called Haikyuu, and that the song's Romaji title is " Ifuudoudou " and the video is a cover by Shoose of the original. Following that trail led via this other video of Shoose's version which gives the info that the original is by Luka, Miku, Gumi, IA ...


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Possibly "Teenage Failure" (YouTube clip) by English folk rock duo Chad & Jeremy, which contains the specified chorus. Calling it a "hit" might be a stretch, it was released as a single, but never charted. However, it was featured in an episode of the 1960s Batman television show.


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Cleopatra - Cleopatra’s theme (Cleopatra comin at ya) ? It’s unmistakably British though https://youtu.be/uQQFh2YQP2s


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From Wikipedia: In October, Post Malone revealed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that he had written a song for the film titled "Sunflower", which Billboard described as a "funky, dreamy ballad". The song, which is co-performed by Swae Lee, was released on October 18. So unless Post Malone was, shall we say managing the truth for promotional ...


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The reason is the different vocal techniques used by women in classical and pop music. Male pop singers mostly use similar techniques in both areas. The higher part of their range is preferred, particularly in solo singing. In classical music women sing in head voice which fits naturally about an octave above a male voice. The most important difference ...


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I finally found the song! Ann Lee - Two Times


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This site shows album sales broken down into genres in America. Is this of any use? It is something close to what you already have, but shows it up to 2014 (from 2008).


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At a guess, you might be thinking of the strange career of Mrs. Miller. The William Hung of her day, she was a middle-aged housewife with aspirations to opera, whose producer coaxed her into recording several hit albums of pop-culture standards in the 1960's. The majority of her appeal was based on the modesty of her talents, and she later accused her ...


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