Monday, April 13, 2009

Meet Susan Boyle

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Susan Boyle

It's only 3:46 seconds long, but you won't believe your ears.

[The BLOG note: Hat tip to for this wonderful lesson.]


At April 13, 2009 12:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think truly, that which is beautiful is everywhere to be experienced. All one has to do is look and listen, beyond the obvious, the superficial.

That was wonderful!


At April 13, 2009 1:53 PM, Blogger nanc said...

cube - i boo-hoo sobbed when i watched this this morning - the preconceived ideas the judges had proved them totally wrong. i don't watch any reality or talent programs, but with more people like susan and i may start.

At April 13, 2009 2:05 PM, Blogger sue said...

cube - That was amazing. I almost cried when she sang, and it proves that we don't know what is inside a person. Thanks for giving us that. It made my day.

At April 13, 2009 6:18 PM, Blogger cube said...

bw: Absolutely. I can't agree more.

nanc: This one was a keeper. It made me feel the same goosebumps I felt when I heard Paul Potts Where in the world is the USA's talent?

Sue: I'm glad you liked it too. I found it very inspiring.

At April 13, 2009 7:59 PM, Blogger jan said...

I got this link emailed to me this morning and promptly emailed it to everyone in my address book over 40.Goosebumps...

At April 14, 2009 8:28 AM, Anonymous Shang said...

What a voice!

At April 14, 2009 9:16 AM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

Incredible! Thank you, Cube.

At April 14, 2009 10:58 AM, Blogger nanc said...

cube - if you didn't see the judges' reactions, watch this version - i've never seen simon cowell so stunned.

At April 15, 2009 10:23 PM, Blogger Leslie said...

Yes she sang wonderfully!!!! Do you realize that this is one of the hardest songs to sing? The range in it is very hard for many to sing! And she nailed it. I was so glad she knocked their socks off!

At April 17, 2009 10:28 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Cube, I found this today on the site. It is Susan Boyle singing, "Cry me a river". A song she did that was recorded on a CD of various artists. Details in the article.

Such a wonderful clear, crisp, beautiful, soulful voice.

Full link details follow:


At April 18, 2009 9:23 PM, Blogger cube said...

BW: Very wise words.

Nanc: This one was a keeper. And yes, I did see the judges with their superior smugness, their cynicism, and their preconceived notions based on her appearance. Susan gave them their comeupance.

Jan: Yes, Susan has hit the world by storm.

Shang: Yes, she's grand.

Ananda Girl: You're welcome.

Leslie: No I didn't know that. Thanks for the edification.

BW: Thanks for that link. I think I like Cry Me A River even better.
I'd buy that CD in a New York minute.

At April 19, 2009 12:48 AM, Blogger C. R. Stone said...

Beautiful. I agree with all of the above.

At April 20, 2009 11:20 AM, Blogger cube said...

In case anyone is interested, here is a link to more early Susan...

"Cry Me A River" and "Killing Me Softly"


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