The Weeknd Starts Here

The Weeknd is something we all look forward to so what better way to celebrate it than listening to the man himself. Whether it’s Saturday or Sunday this smooth-talking artist delivers the musical goodies any day of the week with his seductive, semi-whispered vocals surrounded by a signatory guitar, digital piano, bass and drums. Raised in Canada, The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye performs under the stylistic umbrella of PBR&B; alternative R&B by any other name and this Friday-born child is more than ‘’loving and giving’’ with a generous-hearted repertoire that includes the lusciously-delivered ‘’Wicked Games’’. With his recently heightened exposure singing ‘’Earned It’’ in ‘’50 Shades Of Grey’’ The Weeknd has certainly come out on top as his quivering falsetto vocals, slow-moving digital piano chords and slurred lower strings have us lost for words…The Weeknd Starts Here Continue reading “The Weeknd Starts Here”

Piano Versions – Best Of Friends

Piano versions of three popular songs have been combined to make Facebook’s first UK TV advert. The accent on friends, friends and more friends has put Rihanna, The Cure and Madonna high on the best-of-friends ladder as digital piano versions of their respective songs ‘Umbrella’, ‘Close To Me’ and ‘Like A Prayer’ get a promo airing. ‘The Friends’ campaign is a little sickly-sweet for my taste but the digital piano versions are of musical interest as they form a relationship of their own and three become one.  Piano Versions – Best Of Friends Continue reading “Piano Versions – Best Of Friends”