Category Archives: Music

So lonely

So lonely is one of my favorite songs by The Police. This is another great song taken from the album “Outlandos d’Amour” which also includes “Roxanne” or “Can’t  stand losing you“. Despite its title, it is a very lively song and very easy to understand. Thanks to the magic of youtube I have found this […]

The whole of the moon

Dear 4th and 5th graders, The Waterboys are a band formed in 1983 by Mike Scott. They have played in a number of different styles, but their music is a mix of Celtic folk music with rock and roll, or folk rock. The whole of the moon is the song that the Waterboys are best […]

Lyrics Training

Dear friends, Lyrics Training is a fun way to improve your listening skills. You can choose a YouTube-hosted music video and select one of three levels; Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert. As the video begins to play, the song’s lyrics appear underneath with several words missing. Your job is to fill in the missing words as […]

Ugly

Dear 4th and 5th graders, This morning we heard this song and we practiced our listening skills. Ugly, by Jon Bon Jovi, was the final single from his second solo album, Destination Anywhere released in 1998. It is funny because I think it is a really beautiful song besides its name. Many of you liked […]

Vanessa Mae, a prodigy

This morning we talked about her. Vanessa-Mae was born in Singapore on October 27, 1978, and growing up took inspiration from the fact that she shared the same birth date as Italian violinist Niccolo Paganini, though born 196 years after. She began playing piano at the age of three and violin five!!! She was the […]

Musical moment – Blaze of Glory

Bon Jovi used to be one of my favorite bands. I liked them when they were more rock than pop. Blaze of Glory is inspired by the movie Young Guns II which follows the life of outlaw Billy the kid. Click here to see the lyrics I hope you like it So say we all!!!

Musical Moment

Once is a modern-day musical film about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. A really beatiful story with really beatiful songs. Falling Slowly is one of them. Enjoy! So say we all!