Monday, August 25, 2014

Challenge Day 13: Fireflies, Owl City

Hey everyone!

Today's song is one from one of my all time favorite artists, Owl City!!!!! They're kind of amazing in my own not-so-humble opinion, and if you enjoy this song even a little, you should definitely check them out! Any who, Fireflies has been a favorite of mine ever since the first time I ever heard it, and even now when it plays on my phone or the radio (which is super rare >.<) I can't help but smile. You'll probably be hearing more of Owl City's songs in the future. Fair warning.

Anyways, I hope you all enjoy! Please comment with any suggestions or ideas =)

Fireflies, Owl City
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PS: another original song coming soon! Once I get a recording of it I don't totally hate I'll have it up =P Be sure to look forward to it! It's called, "Impossible." Also, incase she actually sees this, Eliza this original is thanks to you and that conversation we had in the car =) You're the best.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Challenge Day 12: Secrets

Hey everyone! Today's song is one I hear frequently hear on Pandora. Hope you enjoy!

Secrets, One Republic
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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Challenge Day 11: Eet

Hi everyone =)

Still can't get yesterday's video to work.... But, here's one for today! This song is one that's definitely worth looking up, check it out.

Eet, Regina Spektor
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Friday, August 15, 2014

Challenge Day 10: TBA

Hi everyone! Having some difficulties getting the video to upload... again... As soon as it starts cooperating I'll have it up =) Sorry about the delay!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Challenge Day 9: Eyes Open

Hey everyone! Today's song is from the movie The Hunger Games =) I'm not sure if it was actually in the movie itself, but it was one of the 2 Taylor Swift songs on the album, the other being Safe and Sound. Hope you enjoy! Share some ideas and song requests if you have any =)

Eyes Open, Taylor Swift
The Hunger Games
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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Challenge Day 8: Photograph

Hi everyone! =) Quality isn't as fabulous today unfortunately... Tried to record on my computer again and it's just not very musically gifted apparently... Sad day... Nonetheless, here we go! Today I'm showcasing my watermelon ukulele =) It's a classic style, as opposed to concert style ukulele that I usually use, and has a much more island-like sound. It's a little difficult to tell since the mic doesn't want to pick up the Uke today, but I'll be sure to use it again soon with a better recording device!

So, anyone else play this about a hundred times during Senior year of high school???

Photograph, Nickelback
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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Challenge Day 7: Dream

Hi everyone! Sorry for disappearing for so long! I've been having issues getting my videos to record and upload. I was able to get one on Youtube, so I'll include a link to it at some point.

Today's video is of a beautiful song by Pricilla Ahn. I can try and try, but never do this one proper justice, so pleeeease look the original up and enjoy!

Dream, Pricilla Ahn
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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Challenge Day 6: The Best Day

This song is a shout out to all my Speech and Debate friends out there. Everyday with you all was the best day of my life, and I owe who I am now to you all. I don't know if any of you will ever see this, but I love you guys =) You're my family past, present, and future.

The Best Day, Taylor Swift
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Still a little sick, so sorry for the rough and weak voice...

Friday, August 1, 2014

Challenge Day 5: The Cup Song

Hi everyone =) Happy Friday!

Today's video is a quickish one due to Fridays being somewhat chaotic for me. This song comes from Pitch Perfect and I'm sure you've heard it at one point or another. Hope you enjoy!

The Cup Song, Pitch Perfect
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Challenge Day 4: I'm Not That Girl

Hiya Everyone! =)

Any one else having a bad hair day? Today's song come from my favorite musical, "Wicked." If you're unfamiliar with this show I offer my greatest condolences and encourage you to change that asap. Anywho, it's the story of Wizard of Oz but from the view of Elpheba, aka the wicked witch of the west. It's her backstory and what led her to become "wicked." One line from the movie that kind of describes the entire story is said by Galinda, "Are people born wicked? Or do they have wickedness thrust upon them?" PS: this song is really difficult for me to play on the piano... Always has been... So, try to ignore the focused looks above the camera =) As always, comment and enjoy!

I'm Not That Girl, Wicked
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Challenge Day 3: Fireflies (Original)

Hi Everyone! Today's song is a special one to me. I wrote it on May 12, 2012 for one of my very best friends, Catey. For a majority of our friendship we've been over 1,500 miles apart, so it was hard to actually know what was going on in each other's lives. This year she'll be marrying a wonderful young man, so in honor of their joy I wanted to share this song with you all. It's one of the few songs I've written, and I haven't played guitar in a LONG time, so I hope you enjoy this one! Comment/share if you'd like! Song ideas/Requests are always welcome and encouraged =)

Fireflies
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Challenge Day 2: Royals

Day 2 here we go! Well, losing my voice a little bit today, but the show must go on, right? So, this song is one that has been stuck in my head all day and, hopefully, it will soon be stuck in yours too! Comment if you'd like and feel free to share song ideas =)

PS: if you want to play the Uke don't trim your nails super short... It makes your life a lot harder...

Royals, Lorde
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Monday, July 28, 2014

Challenge 1: Titanium

Hello World =)

If anyone else out there loves Aeropostale than you probably know that today is their big "Aero Now" launch. I attended one of the VIP events and absolutely loved their new image. New year, new you. So! I've decided to do something I've been too scared to try for years now and that is to bring my passion for music to the web. The video below is the first day of a challenge I've given myself to upload a video of me singing and playing each day (or each day I remember) and just see what happens. If you like what hear, leave a comment. If you don't, then carry on elsewhere.

PS: Sorry for the crummy sound quality! Don't turn it up too loud, my mic and the piano are still learning to become friends... Will be better next time, hopefully!

Titanium, David Guetta
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