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I've taken singing lessons since I was young, just to work on technique.
To address another human was one thing, but a singing voice was capable of so much more. Romance made you weak and love was about suffering. I wanted what the jazz musicians were looking for: the supreme. I wanted my voice to take life by the throat and rattle it until it made sense.
You must learn to hush the demons that whisper, 'No one wants to read this. This has already been said. Your voice doesn't matter.' In the rare moments when the voices finally hush, you might hear the angels singing.
Mr. Presley has no discernible singing ability . . . For the ear he is an unutterable bore, not nearly so talented as Frank Sinatra back in the latter's rather hysterical days at the Paramount Theater.
Assad whistled a few notes of one of his native country's melancholic songs. It sounded as though he was whistling backwards
There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.
I started out singing in high school in the choir and in a garage band.
'Insatiable', the album, was more of a project, really... it was more like a songwriting excursion and an exclusive deal that hadn't really ever been done that often before... me being like, 'ooh I'm an entrepreneur', rather than 'this is my singing career'.
For me the visual is just as important as the music. I would never record without my red lipstick. It was my way of getting into character, sort of like Method singing.
The beauty of all these years of singing the anthem is that I got a chance to meet athletes that I love, and there was a mutual respect.
Suffering is the price of being alive, and it is music and singing and art that has helped me live through some of the most difficult things that have happened to me.
If your body is not in shape to sing [from the diaphragm] you will push and push but keep falling back on your throat to make the sound. This will ruin your voice.
Growing up in Cleveland, I learned about singing from my mother, who had once sung professionally and who admired Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin.
Because I am loved like this, even if there is only one fan left in the end, I want to keep singing for this deep love.
I would love to sing. I would love to do a musical, but I wouldn't say that that singing is my strong suit.
I’d prefer silence and random jokes about the passing billboards and scenery, but I know how he likes music. I just hope he doesn’t start singing.
For weeks Charlie had been singing the same song over and over again. “Dinah won’t you blow…” He sang it twenty-four hours a day, with the same vacant, cheerful tone. ”Dinah won’t you blow your hor-or-orn?” He kept the beat with his head, endlessly banging it against the hallways bulkhead. “Dinah won’t you blow…” Johnnie-O, who had very little patience to begin with, would have pulled out his hair, were it possible for an Afterlight’s hair to come out. “Dinah won’t you blow…” Johnnie squeezed his oversized hands into fists, wishing there was something he could bust, but having spent many years trying to break things, he knew more than anyone that Everlost stuff didn’t break, unless breakage was its purpose. “Dinah won’t you blow your horn!” “Dammit, will you shut your hole or I swear I’m gonna pound you into next Tuesday and then throw you out of the stinkin’ window where you and your song can drown and sink down to the center of earth for all I care, so you better shut your hole right now!” Charlie looked at him for a moment, eyes wide, considering it. Then he said, ”Someone’s in the kitchen with Dinah!” Johnnie groaned.
I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.
A poet soaring in the high reason of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him.
Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd soul And lap it in Elysium.
The biggest thing that comes out of improv that gets built on is just character traits. You know, for me the singing was born out of improv.
The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
I rely on regular chiropractic care to keep in shape for my strenuous type of acting and singing.
I can change the arrangements on stage while I am playing or singing, doing signs to the musicians to change things because the audience is dancing or singing with us. That's the interesting part of the live show, actually, because everything is possible and everything can change.
Sarah Jessica Parker
I knocked part of my tooth out with a scrubbing brush on stage whilst singing 'Hard Knock Life' in Annie.
The wine must have done its job, because I am relaxed and finally at ease. Yes, it’s definitely the wine. Otherwise I wouldn't have started singing out of the blue in a million years.
Fare thee well my nightingale, I lived but to be near you. Thow you are singing somewhere still I can no longer hear you.
I'm going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I'm 75 - and that's just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn't get tangled in my rocking chair.
Singing into a microphone and learning to play an instrument and learning to do your craft, that's the most important thing for people to do.
I like singing in the street, so if you saw a little Indian kid walking on the street singing loudly, that was probably me.
Singing and dancing alone will not advance one in the world. [Fr., Qui bien chante et bien danse fait un metier qui peu avance.]
I don't think I'm singing. I feel like I'm playing a horn...What comes out is what I feel.
If you get a lot of good feedback from people, thats a sign that you have a strength or gift in writing, if not ... try singing.
I'm facing upstage, with my back to the audience, and the spotlight comes up on my back as I start singing.
This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
I grew up listening to cabaret. At 7 and 8 years old, I was already singing like a club performer.
How narrow is the vision that exalts the busyness of the ant above the singing of the grasshopper.
Crowned with leaves of the laurel. In England the Poet Laureate is an officer of the sovereign's court, acting as dancing skeleton at every royal feast and singing-mute at every royal funeral.
Melody perfected was a song in itself – a ballad between notes that held all notes together. It was emotion unfurled and impeccably orchestrated, and if it did its job right, it would have no sense of itself. Melody became the story; its song and the singer, one force.
I don't think I'm the best singer in the world, for sure, but I loved doing it in 'Into the Woods.' I'll always find it tough, singing in front of people.
I love getting dressed up, but I want to be remembered for my singing.
I remember singing around the house to records that were playing. All kinds of music. And the great James Cleveland was often in our house, and I grew up with his sound as well.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
In a twilight garden, when a brown nightingale starts singing, what is left to a blonde chicken is to remain silent.
I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
Singing has never been particularly easy for me.
Ever since I was really really little, I was just singing all the time. Like one of my favorite games when I was little would be to just have one of my sisters pick a title, and I would impromptu create that song.
I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing.
The Christian faith is a singing faith, and a good way to express it and share it with others is in community singing.
All of us somehow felt that the next battleground was going to be culture. We all felt somehow that our culture had been stolen from us-by commercial forces, by advertising agencies, by TV broadcasters. It felt like we were no longer singing our songs and telling stories, and generating our culture from the bottom up, but now we were somehow being spoon-fed this commercial culture top down.
If anything, I don't have any intention of recording music that's just me playing acoustic guitar singing a song anytime soon.