Sunday, 23 September 2012

Karise Eden ~

Karise Eden, winner of the Australia show 'The Voice" has an extraordinary voice, and a style all her own.  She was 19 at the time, but sounds much older.  Overlook the aesthetic disaster of the stage set if you can and have a listen to something really special!


Sunday, 2 September 2012

'If I only had time' ~ the incomparable John Rowles

John Rowles has one of the most splendid voices ever to come out of New Zealand.  He is best known as a pop singer of the 1970s and 80s but those songs for which he is best known have effortlessly stood the test of time.  My favourite is "If I only had time".  Here it is:



Note that this track can be purchased from itunes via the link provided on YouTube site.  This can be found by clicking through on the title link of the video clip above.

There is another video clip of John performing this song but the sound is not all that good, hence my choice to feature the one above.  However, here is the video for those who are interested:
Note - 4th December 2012: 
Since this article was written a new 54 track collection of John Rowles recordings has been created.  It is called:
Links to other media coverage:
I agree with Michelle!