The “Whisperers”: how amazingly good vocalists are they?
Dido, Sade, Lene Marlin, Alizée, Emma Bunton (Spice Girls) … to name a few. There isn’t only Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey, in our generation. We listened to them over and over thru the years, we maybe have even skipped one or two songs later, because in those days we wanted to hear anything loud…. But it is not a matter of music level in your ears
Those delicate voices are soft, but work well with their unique style. Whisperers have a limit in pop music, as probably they can’t play rock songs, (those voices cannot offer you falsetto or just screams, typically rock), but a voice like theirs fits to most of any type of the rest of music.
The artists who bear this quality of voice are usually also humble and quiet people: they are grounded people even when their success, if grows overwhelming. They never have to cope the effects of a “super stardom”, although some of them would deserve it.
We noticed that in recent Talent shows more than one applicant went on the stage playing that voice, or just using songs of these “whisperers”: it was amazing to see the re-discover of low voices. This is a sign that maybe now people do not want only noise!
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THE VOICE OF ITALY 2019
The Voice will kick off on April 16th, with a brand new team of judges and a new presenter, a long – time appreciated lady of the Italy TV circle.
The first three confirmed coaches are Gigi D’Alessio (a melodic Italian songwriter), Elettra Lamborghini (Italian actress, singer and social media star, the grand-daughter of cars builder Ferruccio Lamborghini) and Gue Pequeno (an Italian trapper/rapper). The fourth one is a nice surprise comeback: Morgan, one of the best Italian musicians and best opinionated music fans of our country.
ORA O MAI PIU’ (NOW OR NEVER) 2019
The 2019 Talent show which is aimed to give a second chance to few one-hit wonders of the past, kicked on TV on January 19th. The new applicants were mostly one-hit wonders from the Italian scene off late 1980s and early 1990s
The winner is a one-hit wonder off the early 1990s: the Italian artist Paolo Vallesi. We supported all women and we were pleased to see they were located in high ranks on the final definite rundown. Now, all support on the winner’s comeback.
X FACTOR 2018 – 2019
The judges for the 2018 edition were announced. After rumours and much speculation, the new line-up is Fedez, Mara Maionchi and Manuel Agnelli, who are confirmed from the past editions, whereas the only new entry is the Italian actress Asia Argento, who accepted notwithstanding the recent loss of her fiancé, the American Chef Anthony Bourdain.
The news of sexual assault of late August 2018 pushed the X Factor crew to not welcome Asia any more: the actress won’t be taking part to the “Live phase” of the Talent Show: she was replaced by mister Lodo Guenzi, the young frontman of the indie Italian rock band Stato Sociale, who won in late February 2018 the Sanremo Music Festival.”
At the Bootcamps, we realized there are guys who are trying now a new voice type”: the “whisperers” (Dido, Sade…). The first “Live” with Sting was awesome and in our opinion, the new coach mister Guenzi, is too young to know about music.
The finalists were a band named “Bowland”, a young rapper Anastasio, an over 35 years old lady Naomi and a teen girl from Sardinia Luna. We supported for Naomi and Luna, both of them amazing vocalists, they also looked humble and determined characters. Who won? The rapper, the guy named Anastasio. Congrats to all and all support! The choreographies for the performances reminded us the “super- productions” off the 1980s: stunning and the art director had the right intuitions.
For the X Factor 2019 – 2020 edition, the coach Ms Maionchi has announced in early March 2019 she would leave the place.
We came to know that X Factor in our country will be regularly going on until 2022, because so states the deal signed by Sky TV with the X Factor brand… like it or not!
DD TV xx