'Hallelujah' revisited

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'Hallelujah' revisited

Post by Geoffrey » Fri Mar 24, 2006 4:13 pm

Released this week on the Warner label is an official album by Jørn Hoel called 'Jørn Hoels heteste' - and it contains his much praised cover version of Leonard's 'Hallelujah'. He sang it live this morning on Norwegian's TV2 - a programme called 'God Morgen, Norge!' - and it was repeated an hour or two later. This song is rapidly becoming one of the most covered songs since McCartney's 'Yesterday'. Leonard, people are constantly making money on this song - you must make sure your management gets royalties. Jarkko, can you add this to your list of covers, please? The show 'God Morgen, Norge!' can actually be seen online, but it's such a headache for people abroad to set it up. Goodbye, everybody.
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Re: 'Hallelujah' revisited

Post by Geoffrey » Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:40 pm

I wrote:
>Released this week on the Warner label is an official album by Jørn Hoel called 'Jørn Hoels heteste' - and it contains his much praised cover version of Leonard's 'Hallelujah'. He sang it live this morning on Norwegian's TV2 - a programme called 'God Morgen, Norge!' - and it was repeated an hour or two later . . .


Unbelievable. This guy's got friends in high places. It's half-past seven in the evening here and he's just been on TV again - singing 'Hallelujah'. This time it was a programme called 'Fredag' (TV2). The show is repeated again this coming Monday - so that's four TV airings in four days!! On the 'God Morgen, Norge!' show Mr Hoel only sang a couple of verses - but on tonight's 'Fredag' show he sang it right the way through. He's going to sell a lot of copies of his new album. Once again, Leonard - send him the bill!!!!
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Post by lizzytysh » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:00 pm

This song is rapidly becoming one of the most covered songs since McCartney's 'Yesterday'.
It's also easy to imagine that it may surpass "Yesterday," in the number and usages of covers. I wish there were a way to listen to this one.
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Post by Philwilli » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:28 pm

I don't think you better listen to it lizzy.A Norwegian paper says Jørn Hoel
ruins the song "Hallelujah"on his new cd.

http://www.rogalandsavis.no/puls/musikk ... 990381.ece


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Post by lizzytysh » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:32 pm

Well, if that's the case, from where I sit he wouldn't be the first, and won't be the last. I still like to hear for myself to see how I feel about it. I'm hoping your link has more than just the review, i.e. a link for listening... we'll see :wink: .

Well, I clicked on everything that seemed reasonable, but notta! I see that "Tjin Lizzy!" is there, though :lol: . Is that as in our "Tin Lizzy"?

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Post by Geoffrey » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:37 pm

Philwilli writes:
>A Norwegian paper says Jørn Hoel ruins the song "Hallelujah" on his new cd.


Well, that was a little cruel. In some other reviews he receives a very positive critique. He doesn't 'ruin' it, but sings it a lot higher, almost falsetto, than what we are used to hearing. Viva la difference!
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Post by Philwilli » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:45 pm

lizzy,i have had a look around on Norwegian websites that sell music but
can't find any link to listen to a clip of the song.

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Jeg har ikke hørt den selv
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Post by Geoffrey » Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:56 pm

Philwilli wrote:
>Geoffrey
>Jeg har ikke hørt den selv


Sier du det? Du må prøve å få med deg 'Fredag' programmet som er sendt i reprise nå på mandag - eller gå til 'God morgen, norge!' hjemmesiden og se på web-tv innslagget. Ikke sikker på når cden kommer til salgs, men tror det er en av disse dager.
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Post by Philwilli » Fri Mar 24, 2006 11:02 pm

Geoffery
Har ikke TV2 betal tjeneste for sine TV program?Er ikke villig til å betale
dem noe for å se programmer.Får sette videoen på om mandag når jeg er på jobb.(nå bør vi vel ikke skrive så mye norsk her)
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Post by Geoffrey » Fri Mar 24, 2006 11:38 pm

Philwilli skrev:
>Har ikke TV2 betal tjeneste for sine TV program?

Well, I didn't pay anything. Just clicked and the whole two-hour show started rolling. Hoel comes on at the 36th minute into the show.

>Er ikke villig til å betale dem noe for å se programmer.

Nor I.

>Får sette videoen på om mandag når jeg er på jobb.

You can actually manage that? Setting video player time-controls is like rocket science to me! I have to put in a 4-hour tape and just let it run.

>(nå bør vi vel ikke skrive så mye norsk her)

You are right. The management here is very strict.
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Post by Philwilli » Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:19 am

Geoffrey
Setting up a video is rocket science?Have no problemes setting up my
videos or DVD recorder.But then i have picture and sound as a hobby.
It's unbeliveble what you can make with the right equitment and then
lean back and watch it on the screen,with a nice cup of coffee
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Post by lizzytysh » Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:26 am

Setting up a video is rocket science?
Yep :lol: . Rocket science :shock: . Take it from another one who knows :wink: .

~ Lizzy :D
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Post by Philwilli » Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:52 am

lizzy, dear girl.If you look in the box your VCR came in you will find a
user manuel.I's all explaind there.You don't think they put the manuel in
the box just for fun/fill out space?
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Post by Geoffrey » Sat Mar 25, 2006 2:38 am

Philwilli wrote:
>You don't think they put the manuel in the box just for fun/fill out space?


They put the manual in the box because they get perverse satisfaction from anticipating the frustration its impossible complexities will burdon onto the unsuspecting purchaser.

http://www.cooper.com/newsletters/mar01 ... design.htm

Take a look at this URL - it's just one of many. Making a video-player start and stop when you are away from home needs more than an instruction manual - it requires a miracle.
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Post by Philwilli » Sat Mar 25, 2006 3:12 am

Geoffrey, Geoffrey you must not be so negative.Do you think big
companys like Sony,Philips,Yamaha or Grundig,Grundig?ok, i agree with
you with them they do it.Once i was trying to set up a Grundig tv and what
came out of my mouth led to a knock on the door.A man with two horns
groing out of his head came in and said:Here i a'm,you called.I asked him
to help me to set up the Grundig tv.The man that was red in the face almost like fire went pale as white snow.No, no he screamed, not a Grundig and ran out and downstairs again.

So you know,i do think people have trouble with some makes.
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