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Gimme Gimme More… November 2, 2007

Posted by whatpushesmybuttons in current events, music, opinion, sports, video, yankees.
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I have to say…the song is growing on me. Big time. Actually I heard all of Britney’s new album is the bomb.

Good for her. Glad she’s back. Even if she was the worst singer out of the group of girls (xtina, jessica, etc) at least she’s got the best dance jams.

May have to make a whole shower songs album with nothing but Britney songs.

No worries, I’ll get working on that for you guys.

And I’ll even drop the soap πŸ˜‰

Speaking of “taking one for the team”, how funny is it that A-rod was offered a contract by the Toledo Mud Hens?

That’s fucking great…although apparently they have a MVP third baseman already…perhaps that guy can play for the Yanks! Joey G get on that buddy.

I’m ok with Girardi as manager and not Mattingly. Why? Well Girardi has already been on the front line as a manager and proved to be a hard noser manager much like he was a hard nosed player. Mattingly would have been a shill (or plant if you will) for the team. Meaning that he would have been the whipping boy for Steinbrenner when the team struggled and didn’t win the WS again. And the fans would have eventually turned on Mattingly because he too couldn’t “motivate” this team to get into shape. I think if the youth movement is truly on (and lord knows everyone who knows me knows I’ve been calling for that for a longggg time), Girardi is the kinda of guy who will whip players into shape. Just look what he did with that Marlins team with young guns like Dontrelle and Miguel Cabrera. It should be interesting times up in the BX…especially since the Sox are still the favorite to win again next year.

Anyway, I’m in a musical kinda mood tonight and came across some cool clips on YouTube of a young pianist named David Sides.

Apparently I must be the last person to have discovered him, as many of his clips have over 500,000 views on YouTube already. That and he just released a CD of his songs available on MySpace thanks to his popularity!

This guy is legit. I’m a big fan of the ivory keys and he plays it just as well as anyone. He doesn’t even read the sheet music…he just plays. Melodies and backgrounds and all. You gotta love that.

His new CD includes the following tracks:
01. Ciara – Like A Boy : Piano Cover By David Sides
02. Chris Brown – Say Goodbye : Piano Cover By David Sides
03. Akon – Don’t Matter : Piano Cover By David Sides
04. T-Pain – Buy You A Drink : Piano Cover By David Sides
05. Ne-Yo – Because Of You : Piano Cover By David Sides
06. Rihanna – Umbrella : Piano Cover By David Sides
07. Bone Thug – I Try : Piano Cover By David Sides
08. Mario – How Do I Breathe : Piano Cover By David Sides
09. Omarion – Ice Box : Piano Cover By David Sides
10. Robin Thicke – Lost Without You : Piano Cover By David Sides
11. Sean Paul – We Be Burnin’ : Piano Cover By David Sides
12. Marques Houston – Circle : Piano Cover By David Sides
13. Fat Joe – Make It Rain : Piano Cover By David Sides
14. Musiq Soulchild – Buddy : Piano Cover By David Sides
15. Coldplay – Clocks : Piano Cover By David Sides
16. Coldplay – The Scientist : Piano Cover By David Sides
17. Bonus Track – Nickelback – Far Away
18. Bonus Track – Justin Timberlake – What Goes Around

Now if you’ve been living under a rock like I apparently have and haven’t seen his work, go to the Blogger version of this site to view the videos or go to David’s YouTube site directly

My personal favs (as shown on the blogger site) are:
What Goes Around by J.T.
Far Away by Nickleback
Umbrella by Rhianna (off the hook!)
The Scientist by Coldplay
We Be Burning by Sean Paul
Clocks by Coldplay

Good shit. I definitely would see him in concert. Awesome stuff Mr. Sides keep up the good work.

Anyway…I’m off to bed, got a big day of shooting clays tomorrow complete with a 5:30am wake up call. That and it’s a busy weekend on tap in WPMB land, including yours truly attempting to run a small leg of the NYC marathon with Rich (let’s see how long I can last!)

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1. roger - November 2, 2007

dude that guy is legit! nice stuff.

good luck running on sun…

2. candice - November 2, 2007

britney is off the hook! her new album rocks!

3. Mr. Blogger - November 2, 2007

I give you 10 blocks…tops! hah

4. bob - November 2, 2007

dude that guy is sick! the yanks should totally sign the guy from the mudhens!

5. janice - November 2, 2007

rockin out the brits on my ipod right now! hell yeah!

6. howie - November 2, 2007

holy shit, he’s really good

7. tiffany - November 2, 2007

thanks for the clips, hadn’t seen those before!

hopefully you don’t shit your pants during the marathon!

heehee

i’m off for the weekend as well…try to get on without me boys πŸ˜‰

xoxoxo

-tiff

8. candice - November 2, 2007

btw YES TO THE SHOWER SONGS!!!

No to dropping the soap tho πŸ˜‰

9. fran - November 2, 2007

i should get that guy to play my wedding! haha

10. bubba - November 2, 2007

yur crazy for running anywhere…but seriously good luck for however long you last!

11. abarclay12 - November 2, 2007

Will you make up a dance routine in the shower?

12. chris - November 2, 2007

of course…already have been practicing some moves…i have the double axle down pat…the back flip on the other hand is proving to be costly…the bleeding will stop….eventually.


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