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Old 06-14-07, 07:58 AM   #1
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wow

I'ver never watched more than 5 minutes. of American Idol. But I came across this performance on the Brit version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k08yxu57NA

I was literally crying at towards the end of the tune. wtf is up with that?
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Old 06-14-07, 08:04 AM   #2
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That guy is incredible. I like how the "judges" had almost nothing to say afterwards. He came out and without saying it, told everyone to STFU.
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This is absolutely amazing. Here is an everyday person who sells cell phones. Hidden talent. Thank you for sharing........
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Old 06-14-07, 08:11 AM   #4
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That was incredible, what a great voice
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Old 06-14-07, 08:11 AM   #5
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holy crap. watched it 3 times now and cried every time. So much for being a hockey tough guy. *sniff sniff*
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Old 06-14-07, 08:14 AM   #6
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I'ver never watched more than 5 minutes. of American Idol. But I came across this performance on the Brit version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k08yxu57NA

I was literally crying at towards the end of the tune. wtf is up with that?
Holy freakin' Cow!!! I was crying by the end too. Luciano Pavoratti's illegitimate son?
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Old 06-14-07, 08:14 AM   #7
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Very cool. Hope this allows him to live his dream and sing opera.
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Old 06-14-07, 08:20 AM   #8
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yeah... I got tears coming down my cheeks
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That was incredible. And to see how many of the people in the audience were moved to tears too - Wow!
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Wow. That's beautiful. The passioned look on his face though when he sings, that's the icing on the cake. That was really touching.
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Old 06-14-07, 08:35 AM   #11
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I don't understand Italian and I'm not a big fan of opera, but dayum, that guy has a set of pipes!
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Old 06-14-07, 09:50 AM   #13
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Hahahha the look on the judges faces at first. Then the lady is like whoa.. this might actually be good.
the woman is nodding.
The crowd is aplausing wayy to early
Even steve is like hmmmm I'm going to have to dig really hard to find something to say here.

That's pretty damn awesome.
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Old 06-14-07, 10:06 AM   #14
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^^^
Yeah, I liked the looks on the judges faces when the dude said he was going to sing some opera. It was a great way to set the table for eating crow later.

I'm still stunned by the clip. When you think of people pushing the envelope of the human experience, you think astronauts, people breaking olympic records, etc. Yet here some cell phone guy gets you to literally feel and experience within yourself his emotion and passion for his craft . I've been a musician and worked in the recording biz for a long time and I've only been moved like that a few times. Truely a gift.
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Old 06-14-07, 10:44 AM   #15
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Yeah, the Brits know how to put on a good show.
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totally sweet. i hate american idol, but that was worth every second... up until they played that crappy aerosmith song at the end. ugh. d00d rules.
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Old 06-14-07, 11:05 AM   #17
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I like how the female judge orgasms several times.

Okay maybe not, perhaps just a trickle.

She could use another facelift, methinks.

I should stop typing now...
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Just in case you do a search the show is called

Britains got Talent

When I saw the show with Paul on he just blew me away. The voice was not the one I was expecting, amazing.

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Let me know if I'm posting the wrong URL, but here's another one from the same show:

http://www.youtube.com/v/En0A8KGMgq8

It's a little 6-year-old girl singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
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Old 06-14-07, 01:15 PM   #20
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Imagine being the next contestant!
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And the judge's face when he says he's gonna sing opera!

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Old 06-14-07, 01:28 PM   #22
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Let me know if I'm posting the wrong URL, but here's another one from the same show:

http://www.youtube.com/v/En0A8KGMgq8

It's a little 6-year-old girl singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
soooooo cute
but not a tear jerker like the first guy, she's cute you adore her to begin with, he brings out the pity as soon as he comes out, you want to hold him to protect him from people laughing at him, for him to come out on top and have everyone clapping for him had me in tears..
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Old 06-14-07, 01:36 PM   #23
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Holy skit!! I'm not really a fan of opera but there is no denying that man can sing. Quite moving!
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Old 06-14-07, 02:11 PM   #24
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Wow... that sounds better than Pavaratti's rendition.
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