Saturday, November 19, 2011

UNEXPECTED DANCING

 

This is definitely something that you would not expect as you go about your daily chores.

 

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 25TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET

 

phantom25anniverarylogo2

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is a worldwide entertainment phenomenon. It has been staged in 145 cities across 27 countries and its box office sales eclipse Avatar, Titanic and Star Wars. To celebrate the show's 25th Anniversary a special box set has been created.

This box set is a beautiful, limited edition 4 CD and 1 DVD set celebrating the 25th anniversary of the show's London opening in 1986, and contains:

  • The original recording of The Phantom of the Opera and its 2010 sequel, Love Never Dies
  • A captivating hour-long DVD (all-region) including music videos, rare interviews and performance footage
  • A 160-page fully illustrated hardback book detailing the compelling history of the show
  • Exclusive The Phantom of the Opera Medallion
  • Replica 60-page opening night programme from Her Majesty's Theatre.

JUST FOR FUN

 

tumblr_ktol1b5nVU1qzqa0jo1_250

tumblr_kt8k8glJtc1qa9b8ro1_500

tumblr_li6uon59zZ1qazkdco1_500

NEW RELEASE CHRISTMAS ALBUMS

 

carole king

Carole King's first studio album in a decade and her first that doesn't feature a single song written or co-written by Carole herself. That’s not to say that there aren't any original tracks on the album: Carole's daughter Louise Goffin co-wrote three songs on the album, enlisting some help from renowned songwriters Guy Chambers, George Noriega and Jodi Marr. She also rearranged the traditional 'Chanukah Prayer' in collaboration with actor Lee Curreri.


Track Listing:
1. My Favorite Things 3:21
2. Carol Of The Bells 1:55
3. Sleigh Ride 2:30
4. Christmas Paradise 3:25
5. Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday 3:07
6. Chanukah Prayer 3:09
7. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 2:33
8. I Got My Love To Keep Me Warm 2:53
9. Christmas In The Air 3:19
10. Do You Hear What I Hear 3:33
11. This Christmas 3:20
12. New Year’s Day 3:55

divider holly

JACKIE EVANCHO

Track Listing:
1. I'll Be Home For Christmas
2. The First Noel
3. Away In A Manger
4. Believe
5. White Christmas
6. What Child Is This
7. O Come All Ye Faithful
8. O Little Town Of Bethlehem
9. Walking In The Air
10. Ding Dong Merrily On High

divider holly

LIBERA

After much clamour from fans worldwide, Libera releases their highly-anticipated Christmas album. With an exciting mix of secular and sacred Christmas favourites including Joy to the World, Carol of the Bells, In Dulci Jubilo and White Christmas, join Libera as they bring in the holiday season. Their distinctive sound of stunning harmonies set to shimmering, mystical chords, has been described as "celestial sounds for the modern age" and appeals to people seeking respite and peace from chaotic times.

Libera has travelled the world in the last few years, topping both mainstream and classical charts around the globe. Their most recent release, Peace, was #1 in the UK, Japanese and Philippines classical charts; in the US, it peaked at #2 and hit the Heat Seekers chart. The boys in the group, under the musical direction of Robert Prizeman, come together to produce truly extraordinary music with results unlike any other vocal group around today.

Track Listing:
01. Joy to the World
02. Still, Still, Still
03. Carol of the Bells
04. Veni, Veni Emmanuel
05. Once in Royal David's City
06. O Holy Night
07. White Christmas
08. Corpus Christi Carol
09. In Dulci Jubilo
10. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
11. Sing the Story
12. Coventry Carol
13. The First Nowell
14. Jubilate Deo
15. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
16. Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)
17. Gaudete - Canticum Novum

divider holly

Keith & Kristyn Getty  Joy An Irish Christmas

The Getty's take several holiday standards and blend them with some fabulous Irish tunes; the combination brings a whole new energy to these well-known Christmas classics. They also introduce several new songs (like the hauntingly beautiful "Magnificat") to the Christmas repertoire. A spectacular release. This is one album you will definitely want to pick up early this Christmas season!

Track Listing:
01. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (with The Star of Munster)
02. Hark the Herald Angels Sing (with Greengrass Reel)
03. What Child Is This?
04. Magnificat
05. How Suddenly A Baby Cries (with Narnian Reel)
06. Joy Has Dawned With Angels We Have Heard On High
07. Jesus Joy of the Highest Heaven (A Children's Carol)
08. Carol of the Bells (with Young Tom Innes Jig)
09. O Savior of Our Fallen Race
10. Fullness of Grace
11. Joy to the World (with Miss Eliza's Reel)
12. An Irish Christmas Blessing

 

divider holly

MORE FUNNY ANSWERING MACHINE MESSAGES...

 

  • You've called our number, but we don't care. If we did, we'd be here. So leave a message at the tone, and we'll call u back, when your not home.
  • (Classical music:) This is our answering machine. (Switch to heavy metal racket:) This is our answering machine on drugs. (Silence...) Any message?
  • (Demented, screechy voice; occasional background screams:) Hello. Thank you for calling Last Straw Chiropractic. (Raspy gasp.) We can't come to the phone right now because we're making a couple of adjustments. (Break a few small twigs; big scream.) Please leave your name and number and we'll get back to you as soon as it is humanly possible. Thank you very much.
  • (Drawling granny voice:) Way back inna winner of fifty-two, we didn' have fanshy gadjets like no ansherin' machine. You jusht had to call and call until shummbody got home. Now, shum people, dey shay dey don' like 'em, but I shay it'll shave you a lotta trouble if you jusht leave a message. Thanks a lot.
  • (Frantic violin music:) Hello. You have reached 555-3949. We are currently unable to answer because we are either chasing, or being chased by, bats. Please leave a message.
  • (French monologue in the background:) Around the world today, millions still speak French as either a first or second language. But with your continued support and help, we can wipe out French in our lifetime. Please leave a message in English at the tone, and remember, if someone tries to speak French to you, just say, "non".
  • (Gregorian chants in background; serene voice:) Hello, Brother or Sister. You have reached the Cubicles of Curtis, Chris, and Jim. We are at Vespers and therefore answering other calls, but if you will leave your name, number, and a brief message, we will consider breaking our vow of silence to return your call. Please speak loudly, clearly, and in tongues.
  • Hello. I'm in the Neighborhood of Make Believe right now, so I can't come to the phone. Can you leave your name and number when you hear the sound of the tone? Sure... I knew you could.
  • (In a good Australian accent:) G'day mate. Can't come to the phone now because I'm a bit tied up with this crocodile. Just leave a message, and I'll get back to you.
  • (In British voice) Hello! I'll be eating lunch on my yacht, but I might be able to clear my schedule if you’d like to do something.... leave me a pleasant message after the beep.

CELEBRITY CARICATURES BY JASON SEILER

 

CHARIC001

When it comes to caricatures, illustration and digital art Jason Seiler is one of the best in the business.

Jason-Seiler-art-mick-jagger-thesuiteworld

Jason-Seiler-art-obama-thesuiteworld

Jason’s humorous illustrations have been featured as covers and interior pieces for TIME, Business Week, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal just to name a few.

Jason-Seiler-arts-thesuiteworld

Jason-Seiler-art-tigerwoods-thesuiteworld

art-Jason-Seiler-thesuiteworld

art-Jason-Seiler-rollingstones-thesuiteworld

COOL IMAGES

 

4129532109_079b741136

ARRANGEMENT00928ERURT

tumblr_ltfbixhX1s1qa7gx5o1_500

tumblr_ku3byl7W7O1qa2b7io1_400

rebozo

TRIVIA BITS

 

  • Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" was the first animated film to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture.
  • DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleicacid.
  • Doctors 'bled' Louis XIII of France forty-seven times in one month in an attempt to cure his illness.
  • Dogs are colour-blind.
  • Dogs sweat through the pads of their feet.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Donald Duck lives at 1313 Webfoot Walk, Duckburg, Calisota.
  • Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.
  • Doris Day began her career as a dancer, and only began singing when she broke her leg.
  • Dr. Joel Poinsett, the 1st US ambassador to Mexico, brought the poinsettia to US in 1828. The plant, called "flower of the blessed night" in Mexico was renamed in Poinsett's honour.

QUOTABLES

 

tumblr_lmuchtPDcp1qjj1qpo1_500

Friday, November 18, 2011

NEW RELEASE CHRISTMAS ALBUMS

 

JUSTIN BIEBER

Under the Mistletoe is the Christmas album and second studio album by Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber.

Track Listing:
01. Justin Bieber – Only Thing I Ever Get For Christmas 3:12
02. Justin Bieber – Mistletoe 3:02
03. Justin Bieber Feat. Usher – The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 3:35
04. Justin Bieber – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 3:36
05. Justin Bieber Feat. Boyz II Men – Fa La La 3:05
06. Justin Bieber Duet With Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You (Superfestive) 4:00
07. Justin Bieber Feat. Busta Rhymes – Drummer Boy 3:45
08. Justin Bieber – Christmas Eve 3:43
09. Justin Bieber – All I Want Is You 3:36
10. Justin Bieber Feat. The Band Perry – Home This Christmas 3:24
11. Justin Bieber – Silent Night 2:49
12. Justin Bieber – Christmas Love 3:26
13. Justin Bieber Feat. Boyz II Men – Fa La La (Acapella) 2:55
14. Justin Bieber – Pray 3:32
15. Justin Bieber – Someday At Christmas 2:53

 

divider holly

 

SHE AND HIM

A Very She & Him Christmas is a wonderful collection of holiday tunes from two of music's most impressive artists Zooey Deschanel (She) & M. Ward (Him). Inspired by seminal holiday albums by the likes of The Carpenters, Vince Guaraldi, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and more, She & Him have set out to create an intimate holiday recording of Christmas classics that helps bring new emotions out of old songs.

Track Listing:
1. The Christmas Waltz
2. Christmas Day
3. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
4. I'll Be Home for Christmas
5. Christmas Wish
6. Sleigh Ride
7. Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
8. Silver Bells
9. Baby, It's Cold Outside
10. Blue Christmas
11. Little Saint Nick
12. The Christmas Song

 

divider holly

 

MICHAEL BUBLE

Christmas is the upcoming, fifth studio album released by Canadian singer Michael Bublé. The album is Bublé’s second Christmas-themed release, after he released a five-track EP in 2003 entitled Let It Snow. Some of the songs from Let It Snow have been re-recorded for inclusion on Christmas, making Christmas his first full-length holiday release. For the album, Bublé teamed up with several well-known artists to record duets. He recorded a version of “White Christmas” with country music singer Shania Twain and teamed up with latin singer Thalía for a recording of “Feliz Navidad”. Buble has also recorded covers of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, traditional songs “Jingle Bells” and “Blue Christmas”, and a brand new track, “Cold December Night”, written with his long-time co-writer Alan Chang.

Track Listing

1. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas 3:27
2. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 2:51
3. Jingle Bells
4. White Christmas
5. All I Want For Christmas Is You
6. Holly Jolly Christmas
7. Santa Baby
8. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
9. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
10. Silent Night
11. Blue Christmas
12. Cold December NIght
13. I’ll Be Home For Christmas
14. Ave Maria
15. Mis Deseos / Feliz Navidad
16. Winter Wonderland
17. Frosty The Snowman
18. Silver Bells
19. Shout Out: Merry Christmas

 

divider holly

THIS WORLD … SUPERB ANIMALS

 

031

035

cute_animals12

monkey_0987systd

tumblr_l6nfrieBj91qzya49o1_500

VEHICLES … 2012 TOYOTA HYBRID I

 

Toyota Hybrid Concept

toyota_hybrid_car_01

toyota_hybrid_car_02

toyota_hybrid_car_03

toyota_hybrid_car_04

toyota_hybrid_car_05

toyota_hybrid_car_06

toyota_hybrid_car_07

JUST FOR FUN

 

tumblr_kwas2alGnX1qze4c7o1_500

tumblr_krxuae0UZG1qa1e6co1_500

tumblr_kuiv4dgVJh1qzjnmwo1_500

A GREAT USE TO RECYCLE OLD COMPUTER PARTS

 

world_map_old_computers_01

There is probably not a better way to recycle old computer components. The British artist Susan Stockwell has put together this huge world map from old motherboards, cables, fans, circuit boards and computer bits’n’pieces for the University of Bedfordshire.

world_map_old_computers_02

world_map_old_computers_03

world_map_old_computers_04

world_map_old_computers_05

world_map_old_computers_06

world_map_old_computers_07