Music album covers
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...Album Covers of Introduction Marketing is primary to get the attention of the wholeworld to sell your product. Marketing an album involves the outward look of the albums cover, a series of concerts and publicity stands. The cover, in particular, is an essential part of getting the album to reach the masses. The paper takes an integral perspective into the essential visual element of an album "the cover". Problem statement Essences of an album cover to the success of an album in the music industry focusing on the new age generation market pool. Purpose of study The primary focus is to explain vividly the essential elements of marketing that an album cover adopts in marketing... Importance of Music Album...
Bob Marleys Uprising Album
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...Album The uprising is one of the most famous albums by Bob Marley which was releasedin the year 1980. This album became a hit in charts around the world and was the highest in the UK charts. The songs in this album were all written and composed by Bob Marley himself. He wrote these songs after he was diagnosed with a melanoma cancer in his foot and in most of these songs Marley gets in reality with his mortality. Redemption songs and Could you be Loved are among the most popular songs in the album. Bob Marley songs are still popular among the reggae lovers in the world today and he has been ranked among the top 100 high earning dead musicians. Marley was a Jamaican... Instructions Bob Marley’s Uprising...
The Black Album
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...Album, shows the conflict of a Muslim trying to fit into the Western world. Salmon Rushdie is a Muslim born in Bombay, India. Rushdies agenda is to spread the idea that Muslims can be open minded... The Lives of Muslims in Recent English Fiction Introduction Religion is considered to be an important factor in the lives and culture of Muslims around the world. Islam and Muslims have become an important theme to many writers and novelists who try to portray an image of the Muslims way of life in Western society. There have been an abundance of changes in the relationship between the West and the Muslim world in the postcolonial era. A historical, social, and cultural discussion will be the object...
The "XX" band, album XX review
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...Album “XX” by the XX band A Review of the Debut Album “XX” by the Band Introduction The XX band is made up of four 20 year olds from South London. The band member comprises of Romy Madley Croft (vocals, lead guitar), Oliver Sim (vocals, bass guitar), Jamie Smith (producer, beats) and Baria Qureishi, who left the band in 2009 after their debut album. The paper sets out to critique the band’s debut album, “The xx.” It will cover the history of the band and how the first album was produced. The uniqueness of their music has been influenced by each member in their love of R&B and pop. Their style is unique in the sound of the music and on how they use the instruments. The album... ? A Review of the Debut...
The Story of Simon Simopath Concept Album
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...ALBUMS al Affiliation) The Story of Simon Simopath Concept Album This is one of the debut albums that were produced in the 1960’s. Specifically, it was produced by the Nirvana Rock Band Group in 1967. The concept behind this album is based on a story of a man, by the Name Simon Simopath. This concept album focuses on his life and death, characterized by various activities he undertook during his lifetime. The Story of Simon Simopath has a strong message that appeals to the emotions of its listeners. The album is composed of ten songs with each song narrating a story line that is directly related to the life and death of Simon Simopath. That is, the ten songs within... this...
"How the Album Got Played Out"
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...album got played out?” By Gerald Marzorati An analysis of agreement and disagreement with his views Gerald Marzorati became the editorial director of The New York Times Magazine in April 1998, he already has experience of writing articles for the same magazine. In this article “How the album got played out?”, he seems to have contributed an exhausted knowledge on rock music and the present trends that are followed in the album culture. He proves himself as a lexicon of western music, the facts which he has provided concerning the changes and development in the world of music and the listeners’ responses gives me the opinion that he has gone deep into this discipline. Right from the year... How the...
The Album that change my life
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...album and made his first mass public appearances wearing garish face paint to prove to be as dark as the themes he sang about. With Hank Shermann being one of the most creative Metal guitarists, musically the band was incredible. The dueling performance between Hank Shermann and Michael Denner was very intense as King prowled and lurked singing and screaming the often horrific subject matter that the band based... My passion for music developed along with my cognitive skills and has been as important to me ever since as breathing itself. Turning my passion intomy profession has been my dream and the sole influence that drove me into taking up music as a subject. Although "Melissa" is not a reason by itsel...
The Album "Close to You" by the Carpenters
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...Album, “Close to You,” by the Carpenters I have selected the album “Close To You” by The Carpenters, which ranks #175 on the Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All Time. I am new to this particular album, but not the singers. I enjoy their music and thus have decided to go with Close To You. The Carpenters, members being Karen Carpenter and brother, Richard Carpenter, got their well deserved breakthrough with their second album, Close To you. Until then they had only small contracts and were not popular. This album landed them on their way to fame and success. Though not appreciated by critics, the album has made it to the top 200, which emphasizes the fact that they did have... English 07 April The...
Serminal Album Recording: An Analytical Critique ( Michael Jackson- Thriller)
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...albums οf all time. This paper will discuss and analyze the production and overall sound οf the album. As we know that Thriller was recorded in the 1982, we will discuss how Michael Jackson and his team used the equipment available at that time to make this album one οf the most successful albums οf the world. A person new to the recording studio environment might be awestruck by the amount and variety οf equipment involved. Electric technology began to evolve in the twenties. Visionaries had begun experimenting with all sorts οf... Running Head: Michael Jackson - Thriller Michael Jackson - Thriller of the of the Michael Jackson - Thriller Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the most commercially successful...
Album review
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...Song Review College: There are songs that become eternal just after being performed. Such song are a must for everybody to listen toat least for several times and remember them because they comprise the humanity’s cultural heritage. One of such songs is What a Wonderful World written by George David Weiss and performed by Louis Armstrong. It is a masterpiece for everybody to know not only because of its meaning but due to the way its elements work together in creation of a specific mood. The first thing that attracts attention while listening to the song is not the melody, rhythm, or structure of the piece. It is timbre, or tone color, of the musical instruments used in the song... Review College: There ...
Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive! to convince someone to buy the album
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...albums have been produced and sold in the US and other markets, and some of them have been very successful due to the quality of work in them. One of such albums is Peter Frampton Comes Alive! produced by Peter Frampton, an English rock musician. The double action album was released on 6th January 1976 and is still one of the best selling albums in the US. The album gained popularity immediately after its release and by the week ending 10th April, 1976, it was the leading on the Billboard 200. The album retained its position as the top spot for 10 weeks. Peter Frampton Comes Alive! was recorded in summer and fall, 1975. The album was produced from live... ?Peter Frampton Comes Alive! A lot of rock music...
Marketing plan to promote the music album & EP
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...album. For Tiago, the concept of the video should follow his first single. For example, if his first single is about failures, then he can create a video featuring the most painful moments of people. It doesn’t have to call for submissions. He can harvest data from the web. For example, harvest tweets of different people talking about failures, or photos featuring failures (again, that is if his first single is about failure. The theme will adjust accordingly). Daily Interaction. Mike L. and Tiago will have to make... Marketing Plan Objectives Mike L If there is one word that describes Mike L. as an artist, the word is “Listener”. Like any artist, he is guilty of eavesdropping a lot, being a voyeur,...
Evaluate the social, cultural and political context of the Beatle's WHITE ALBUM
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...Album The Beatles White Album Introduction When it comes to listing some of the most influential musicians of all time, the Beatles never miss. It is hard to believe that there is any person in the western society who has not heard “Help!” or “She Loves You,” some of the most famous songs that came out of their White Album. Even people who have not heard their songs are well aware that there existed a band by the name Beatles. People indentify this group in pictures; a lot of them know their individual names, or at least their first names (George, John, Paul and Ringo). Most individuals could tell apart who they were by just listening to their songs. The hairstyle they wore... upon this...
In this 3-4 page assignment you will choose one popular media text to analyze. This text could be a film, song, album, advertise
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... Racism in America is an issue that has existed almost from the beginning of the European settlement in this country five hundred years ago. The racism has not disappeared as one would have expected, but has instead become even worse over the years as the theory of white supremacy has become internalized by the various multiracial groups the occupy America. The racism that first began with the discrimination against the American Indians within their own land; the racism, which was used to justify the capture of black Africans from Africa, and their being brought to America to be put in the bondage of slavery. All of these incidents have worked hand in hand over time to shape the racial... Racism in...
Media related report
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...album by Sir Elton John. The name of this music album is “The Diving Board” and it was released in September 2013.  This music album is the 31st studio album of the artist and has 15 song tracks. This music album was produced by T-Bone Burnett. The main background story of this album... was the fact that the artist was not initially happy and the release of the music album was postponed repeatedly.  Although, the release of the music album was planned during the fall of 2012, but this album was released on September 13, 2013. Use of Media In the music industry generally, music companies offer various pertinent details about the music album to the media in an effort to create curiosity as well as anticipation. The artist gives interviews to the media...
Amy Winehouse: Back to Black
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...Album Back to Black by Amy Winehouse Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Back to Black: A Deep Analysis 4 Conclusion 6 References 7 Introduction “Back to Black” is the second studio based album from the renowned English record artist, Amy Winehouse. This album, released on 27th October 2006, was the final album released during her life. The album was released by Island Records. The album reflects the soul music type of 1960s and successfully merges with the R&B production. The album contains songs that have subjective lyrics and most of the songs relates to the singer’s experience with sex and drugs and her myriad relationships (CD Universe, 2012). The album... Deep Analysis of the...
Homeopathy
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...Album Arsenicum Album The symptoms of my illness have been abdominal pain, bloating, cramping, and night sweats. Using my homeopathy knowledge, the best treatment I opted for in treating the condition is Arsenicum Album. The remedy was successful and my recovery was successful, arsenicum album, has always been one of the best homeopathic remedies for fevers, digestive problems such as food poisoning, allergies, and other related ailments. The use of arsenicum album goes back in history with initial use being on animals, but gradually gained a lot of popularity in treating human from various ailments such as ulcers, skin diseases, and fevers. According to the Wurges, (2005... Homeopathy: Arsenicum Album ...
Pharrell Williams Music Career
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...album that was released in 2006 entitled In My Mind. He also won three Grammy Awards for his musical performances... ? Music Career of Pharrell Williams Music Career of Pharrell Williams Plarrell Williams is an American rap singer, composer, record producer and fashion designer. He is the co-founder of a musical company The Neptunes that produces hop hob and rhythm and blues music. He is also associated with the hip hop band N.E.R.D (No one Ever Really Dies) where he occupies the position of lead vocalist and drummer. He also co-founded two clothing brands names Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Clothing (Elan, 2006) Williams released his first single song Frontin in 2003 and then started work in his...
Chinese Pop: The Three Best
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...albums over the years. Chou has even gone on to become a part of feature films and gain cross success throughout China (Hall, 2006). Since debuting he averages an album a year, with most being received with considerable public acclaim. One of his best albums is Still Fantasy. This album is Chou’s seventh studio album and was released in 2006. The album became the best selling album in Taiwan and received a large amount of critical attention, receiving awards, including the Album of Asia Grand Prize at the 2007 Metro Radio Mandarin... ? Chinese Pop: The Three Best Jay Chou One of the most seminal Chinese pop artists is Jay Chou. Chou has gained great renown in mainland China and has sold millions of...
Music essay
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...album. After its release, it shook the world and its news spread to all corners of the world. Bearing in mind that the world was not global then, it was really a wonder for it to spread that fast and to such a vast area. The Chapter X album is a record that has and shall forever ring a bell in each individuals mind. The Music from and Inspired by The X-Files album was produced in 1996. This album contained a variety of songs among them “Hands of Death” which was well known as “Burn Baby Burn”. This album is highly held and has had a lot of positive feedback from various subjects. This album created a better environment for other artists who we cherish... CHAPTER X Chapter X is a one hit wonder music...
Critical Assessment of Two Music Reviews
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...album in popular music. I have chosen ‘Sorry For Party Rocking’ by LMFAO for this evaluation. This small assessment paper describes the critical assessment of two music reviews written by two popular music review sites, www.allmusic.com and www.rollingstone.com... on the album ‘Sorry For Party Rocking ‘. Literature Review Sorry For Party Rocking by LMFAO is one of the most talked-about pop albums in 2011. The album consists of 10 tracks and each track is different from one another. Tracks like Sorry For Party Rocking, Party Rock Anthem and Champagne Showers stand out in the album. With dark disco rhythms and steel synths, the...
Distributing and Marketing Music Albums
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...Albums My presentation will primarily focus on how we will be able to distribute and market our newly released music album which has just been recorded. First and foremost, we all understand that the contemporary music economy requires effective strategies of distributing and marketing and promoting albums to help musicians and bands penetrate the market and generate more income to support their livelihoods. With our band having successfully recorded the new Album, our next step is to decide on how to effectively distribute and market our music so that everybody will get to know our new release. Generally there are a number of ways through which we can... Other (s) Distributing and Marketing Music Albums ...
Dublin Core Metadata
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...album) by Coldplay Creator British rock band Coldplay, alongside producers Markus Dravs, Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins, Rik Simpson. Coldplay are a British alternate rock band created in 1996 by the lead singer Chris Martin and top guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. Following its formation, they made Pectoralz, Guy Berryman fused with the group as a bassist and they altered their title to Starfish. Date The album was out on the 11th of June 2008 on Parlophone. Subject Melodically, Viva la Vida can be compared with their preceding albums. The heading track makes use of an ensemble, whereas "Lovers... of the DC element Metadata Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (Rock music album)...
Two Music Reviews of Sorry For Party Rocking by LMFAO
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...album in popular music. I have chosen ‘Sorry For Party Rocking’ by LMFAO for this evaluation. This small assessment paper describes the critical assessment of two music reviews written by two popular music review sites, www.allmusic.com and www.rollingstone.com... on the album ‘Sorry For Party Rocking ‘. Literature Review Sorry For Party Rocking by LMFAO is one of the most talked-about pop albums in 2011. The album consists of 10 tracks and each track is different from one another. Tracks like Sorry For Party Rocking, Party Rock Anthem and Champagne Showers stand out in the album. With dark disco rhythms and steel...
Lesson 5 Disscusion and Assignment
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...albums, it appeared... History of Rock Music Motown sound is known for its soulful music and special features. It was founded by Berry Gordy and its popularity lasted till1970s. One basic characteristic of Motown sound was its consistency for which it could be easily identified by the radio listeners. Its main musical instrument was the drum which was initiated by Benny Benjamin. Another common instrument was sharp-sounding guitar which could be heard in most Motown records. Another element was the electric bass which was played by James Jamerson. Then there were the songs themselves which were filled with melody. The lyrics were written by big talents and were very innovative. In most Motown music...
Professional Music Reviews
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...album or a single cover by an artist can interest them. Sometimes, these music reviews are critical in their nature however; it has also been analyzed that majority of music reviews are informative in their writings. All the music reviews available on Kansas City or Rolling Stone... are differentiated on the “genre” or “type” of music. Music is categorized on the basis of its musical compositions which tell the audience if it is a country music or pop, jazz or rock, classic or reggae. The second common element between all the music reviews is the “basic introduction” of the music album that is under review. Basic introduction gives the audiences an idea about the singer or...
Pop and rock music history
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...albums The album End of the Ring Wars by Appleseed Cast was released on the Deep Elm label. Even though the late 1990s was characterized by an increase in emo labeled bands, it is evident that Appleseed Cast overcame the stereotypes and made a name in the music industry. In addition, the band also earned international recognition in the music industry. Certainly, the sound of debut album The End of the Ring Wars is somehow same as Sunny Day Real Estate or Mineral. Yet, it is worthy to listen to Appleseed Cast songs. The album End of the Ring Wars music album contains 11 songs. Indeed, Appleseed cast is one of the most creative musical bands in the world. According to the Herald News... , the...
Distributing and Marketing Music Albums
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...Albums My presentation will primarily focus on how we will be able to distribute and market our newly released music album which has just been recorded. First and foremost, we all understand that the contemporary music economy requires effective strategies of distributing and marketing and promoting albums to help musicians and bands penetrate the market and generate more income to support their livelihoods. With our band having successfully recorded the new Album, our next step is to decide on how to effectively distribute and market our music so that everybody will get to know our new release. Generally there are a number of ways through which we can... ?Other (s) Distributing and Marketing Music...
The Relevance of CD Sleeve Design in Todays Market
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...album in protects. The importance of the cover is evidenced by its popularity - Sometimes controversial, sometimes seeping with fantasy, sometimes harsh, sometimes beautiful in their simplicity; yet always anticipated. We can barely wait to get... RUNNING HEAD: RELEVANCE OF CD SLEEVE DESIGN TODAY The Relevance of CD Sleeve Design in Today’s Market School The Relevance of CD Sleeve Design in Today’s Market The cover of a Compact Disk (CD) is more than merely a picture or drawing with words printed upon it. Covers are a form of artwork, a graphic history of our culture and mores. They are a living representation of the world around us. Often the cover art itself develops more importance the album in ...
Dublin Core Metadata
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...album) by Coldplay Creator British rock band Coldplay, alongside producers Markus Dravs, Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins, Rik Simpson. Coldplay are a British alternate rock band created in 1996 by the lead singer Chris Martin and top guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. Following its formation, they made Pectoralz, Guy Berryman fused with the group as a bassist and they altered their title to Starfish. Date The album was out on the 11th of June 2008 on Parlophone. Subject Melodically, Viva la Vida can be compared with their preceding albums. The heading track makes use of an ensemble, whereas "Lovers in Japan... of the DC element Metadata Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (Rock music...
Music history term paper
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...album that he had recorded in his long career. This album which was released on August 30, 1965 by Columbia Records is considered as one of his most brilliant albums. An English poet, Philip Larkin who has a mixed feeling towards American music described Dylan’s... History of Rock Music Even before rock ‘n’ roll came to be acknowledged as dance beats, it was used for blue songs to implicate lovemaking. By 1948,rock ‘n’ roll began to be used both for indicating the passion of lovemaking and dance beats like Good Rockin’ Tonight recorded by Roy Brown. It was in the year 1951 that Gunter Lee Carr recorded We’re Gonna Rock which excluded the element of passion and composed it mainly as dance beats. However...
Metallic and Megadeth
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...album titled “Kill Em' All”. Currently the band members include; James Hetfield who is the lead vocals and rhythm guitarist, Lars Ulrich does the drums, Jason Newsted does the Bass guitar and Kirk Hammett does the lead guitar (Metallica, “Kill 'Em All”). Their first album being was “Metal up Your Ass” that was later renamed to “Kill Em' All” in 1983. It was followed by “Ride the Lightning” that was released in 1984. In 1986 they released their third album that was named “Master of Puppets”. In 1988, they released “…And Justice for All”. The next year they had their debut of the album “Metallica”. 1996 saw the release of “Load... Metallica vs. Megadeth Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that was...
Metallica vs Megadeth
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...album titled “Kill Em All”. Currently the band members include; James Hetfield who is the lead vocals and rhythm guitarist, Lars Ulrich does the drums, Jason Newsted does the Bass guitar and Kirk Hammett does the lead guitar (Metallica, “Kill Em All”). Their first album being was “Metal up Your Ass” that was later renamed to “Kill Em All” in 1983. It was followed by “Ride the Lightning” that was released in 1984. In 1986 they released their third album that was named “Master of Puppets”. In 1988, they released “…And Justice for All”. The next year they had their debut of the album “Metallica”. 1996 saw the release of “Load... Metallica vs. Megadeth Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that was formerly...
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...Album Review Album: I know the Truth Artist: Pastor Shirley Caesar Shu-Bel Records Released 6th September 2005 Pastor Shirley Caesar is an American music legend. The winner of countless awards including 11 Grammys, Shirley has earned herself a prominent position in the Gospel Music Hall of fame. Last month Shirley released her 41st album entitled "I Know the Truth". The album was the first to be released under Shirley's new label Shu-Bel Records and will be distributed through Artemis Gospel (formerly called Light Records). The album is produced by Sanchez Harley and features 12 tracks in a medley of musical styles varying from hip hop, R and B, church and quartet all rendered in Shirley's... ...
Family Photo Albums of the 19th and 20th Centuries
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...Albums of the 19th and 20th Centuries YOUR FULL THE OF YOUR OR SCHOOL Photography USA - Family Photo Albums of the 19th and 20th Centuries The photograph has become ubiquitous in the modern day. The ease of capturing visual images by disposable cameras and even portable telephones has forever changed the way Americans perceive and display family photography. In contrast to the people of the 19th Century, who witnessed the birth of the camera and its cloth-shrouded operator, experienced the fizzle and smoke of flash powder, and waited to actually view the resulting picture, the contemporary family thinks nothing of snapping an image and immediately viewing the result... Photography USA - Family Photo...
Biography/informative on Usher Raymond
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...album, which engendered his song “Nice and slow” that moved its way to the top 100 hit songs. This album also contained other songs that made it to the billboard to 100 songs such as “U remind me” and “U got it bad”. With his natural attractiveness and individual manifestation that isolated him from the rest musicians, Usher has ascended from sincere teen hero to an established musician (Jane 1). Usher has released numerous albums from the start of his career as a singer. Most... English Usher Raymond’s Biography Introduction Usher Raymond is a United s based dancer, actor,songwriter and a singer famously known as Usher. Usher became famous in the late 1990’s after the release of My Way, his second...
Screening journals
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...ALBUM AND FEMINISM Screening Journal: Beyoncé’s Visual Album and Feminism Two songs from Beyoncé Knowles’ new self-titled album, “Flawless” and “No Angel” will be used for the purpose of discussing the individual messages and musical composition, as well as for explaining the overall impact of the audio and visual album as an entity to audiences from different cultural backgrounds. The first song for review is entitled “Flawless”, which is unexpectedly modern in comparison with the opening and ending parts of the video that shows clips of old talent shows having two dance groups: a young group of female African-Americans and in the last part a group of Caucasian... SCREENING JOURNAL: BEYONCÉ’S VISUAL...
Country music
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...album and became some of the country’s favourite country music band (Ratiner, 2009... ? Evaluation Essay Evaluation Essay The evolution of country music over the past decades has become something worth noting. It is obvious that it is no longer the sort of music affiliated with the old folk, or people from a certain area. It is this development that has led to the international recognition of some artists in this field of music. Darius Rucker is one such artist. He was first recognised due to the role he played in a band from South Carolina called the Hootie and Bowlfish. It was through this band that he became famously known as “Hootie”. In the late 1900’s, the band sold over a million copies of their...
Considering the question of balancing aesthetic versus financial needs and what you have learned throughout the semester, is there a series of metrics that can appeal to artists, organizational leaders and stakeholders? If so, name these metrics and their
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...album sales, ticket sales, merch sales and licensing placement. Many musicians consider album sales as the sole generator... Music Several key indicators of performance, commonly termed metrics exists for stakeholders, organizationalleaders and musicians. In the contemporary music would, record sales are not the only sale indicators of success (Sterne, 2010). Thus, considering the balance between esthetics and financial needs, musicians need to utilize various viable metrics to gage long-term and short-term success. The three metrics that can provide appropriate measures of success and revenue growth in varied sections of the community include sales, newsletters, and social media. Sales include album sal...
Radiohead and Kid A
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...album created by Radiohead. It was received with great enthusiasm and quickly became a worldwide success, particularly in the United States where it debuted at number one (Evangelista). But what were the concepts and influences which led to and formed the creation of Kid A? How did the band develop such a novel style so different from their usual approach? Why does the album portray such a sharp departure from their previous musical style? Influences The influences which led to the creation of Kid A’s musical style were primarily jazz and contemporary classical music (Zoric, Smith). Band leader Thom Yorke commented that the album simply reflected... ?Radiohead and Kid A Introduction Kid A is the fourth...
Michael Jackson
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...albums. The group stayed in Motown until 1976, when they needed more artistic freedom and decided to move on (Pratt 81). They dropped the name Jackson Five, since it was owned by Motown and adopted the name The Jacksons. At this time, they had a number of records and made six albums altogether between 1976... Michael Jackson Michael Jackson was an American entertainer, recording artist, and businessman. He is often referred to as the King of Pop (Pratt 80). He has been credited as the most successful entertainer of all time by several people. He was born to Joseph and Katherine in Gary Indiana on August 29th, 1958. His father had a reputation of pushing his children into the music career. Michael had...
Bruce Springsteen
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...album, a number of critics liked a couple of his songs, and was even compared to Bob Dylan . Jon Landau, the ex-Rolling Stone critic wrote, “I saw Rock and Roll future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen.” After his momentous success, releasing more albums, by 1975, he started to finally... ?Jerry Ciacho April 12, “The Life of Bruce Springsteen” With its instantly recognizable rhythm and beat, and its blaring guitars, it could mean one thing and one thing only; it has to be Rock and Roll. Preserving and protecting its legacy is an association dedicated to those who, in one way or the other, have shaped the genre of rock music, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It is here to make sure that the history of...
Reflection paper
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...album covers and even their live performances (“Jason Mraz” n. pag.; “Katy Perry” n. pag.). Jason Mraz was born on March 23, 1977 and started his career singing at various coffee shops in San Diego where he released his first acoustic album, “Live at Java Joe’s,” last 2001. Since then, he has made 9 award-winning albums up to his current album, “Love is a Four Letter Word.” Over a little more than a decade, he has accumulated two Grammy Awards, two Teen Choice Awards, and was the “Artist of the Year” in the San Diego Music Awards for three consecutive years, while... Performing Who We Are Every act, every word, everything that can be perceived about a person adds up to define who that person is. That is...
Run- dmc's impact on rap and society
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...album oriented. Run – D.M.C... Run- D.M.C’s impact on Rap and Society Run – D.M.C, a to reckon with in the world of hip – pop, is a very famous rap group made up of a trio. They are trendsetters1 so to say who have carved out a special niche for themselves in the world of music because of their special style and sound of the music they created. It was Run – D.M.C who elevated hardcore hip – hop from being an underground street sensation to a sensational pop – culture phenomenon. The Run – D.M.C trio were all middle- class natives who belonged to New York Borough Hollis, Queens. Russell Simmons who had established Rush Productions, a hip- hop management Company in the 80’s encouraged his brother Joey to fo...
Beatles
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...album Rubber Soul in 1965 it was a pivotal change in musical style and direction for the band. The group of songs represented greater experimentation and a move away from the traditional pop sound on "She Loves You". The highly acclaimed songs of "Michelle", "Yesterday", and "Norwegian Wood" introduced new European and Eastern sounds, more complex rhythms, and a move toward the ballad style. Another song on the album, "Girl", less widely covered also has many of the same elements. "Girl" is a melancholy folk ballad that is dominated by a minor progression that resolves into a major key refrain of "Oh girl, girl, girl". During the refrain, the song... The Beatles: Girl When the Beatles released the album ...
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...Album in the Grammy Awards (Burlingame 17). In addition, Taylor Swift became the year’s best selling artist. Even though one could see Taylor Swift have become a star over night, at the age of 11, she was already singing and writing her own music. She had big dreams and continued to do what felt right until 2006 when she had a break through with herself titled debut Album (Burlingame 21). In the year 2006, Taylor released her single debut Tim McGraw and then self titled it that later... Taylor Swift Born in December 13th, 1989, Taylor Swift spent her early years on the Christmas tree farm that the family owned(Burlingame 5). Swift followed her grandmother’s footsteps who had been a profession opera...
Research Paper on Jimi Hendrix
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...albums whereas Hendrix in the West was one of the most successful live albums of Hendrix (Gelfand 92 - 101). The Cry of Love (1971) Back in April 1970, the Cry of Love 31-city tour was launched at LA Forum housing a total of 20,000 audiences (Gelfand 92). Basically, the city tour highlighted the presence of the new Experience line-up together with the Mile’s band and the Buddy Miles Express as part of its opening act (ibid). Right after the city tour, Hendrix intentionally killed himself with drug overdose (Gelfand 100). Half a year after his death... Number and Number Research Paper on Jimi Hendrix On top of being a song , the lead vocals in a band, and the master of rhythm and blues (R&B) and rock...
Nirvana - Band Review
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...albums span a wide-range of emotions. It’s within this context that I have come to greatly relate to their music. While... ?Music History When considering my life and the challenges I have faced throughout, I realize that some of the primary elements that have helped me great through difficult situations have been music and art that I have had at my disposal. It comes as no surprise that there have been certain bands that have greatly appealed to me more than others as they have demonstrated both a propensity towards strong and passionate music and an ability to peer into the human soul in ways that make me feel comfortable and strong in both my happy and depressed periods. This essay considers one of...
Taylor Swift
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...album titled Taylor Swift in 2006 conquering the music critic’s hearts, who generally gave it a positive review. Even New York Times described the music in a praising manner terming it as a masterpiece of pop-country. The album sold more copies than was expected of any new album. Her single “Our Song” gave her the fame of the youngest singer and song writer of myriad of country songs. She also released a second album “Fearless” in 2008 becoming the second best selling country single of all time. The album also peaked on Billboard Hot 100 Chart. She also had some other three albums released between 2008 and 2009. The most exemplary one being “You Belong... Bibliography of Taylor Swift al Affiliation...
U2: How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
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...album "All that You Leave Behind." Now, U2 is making a comeback with "How to Dismantle an Atomic... U2: How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb Music in Review Here Your Affiliation Here Years ago, when U2 evolved as a band, they decided to become a Christian group. But, somewhere in their journey, U2 emerged as a political band with songs voicing the conflict between Ireland and England and peaceful protest messages that were popular in the 80s. In 1987, U2 released their first big CD titled "Joshua Tree." "Joshua Tree" put U2 on the music map with hits like "With or Without You" and "Where the Streets have no Name." U2 continued to evolve throughout the 90s and burst back onto the scene in 2000 with the...
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