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"Lucy in The Sky and The Pussycat Dolls Concert Experience..."

Of course, being a hard core Beatlemaniac, this news really caught my attention:

"Real Lucy in The Sky with Diamonds is gravely ill..."
They were childhood chums. Then they drifted apart, lost touch completely, and only renewed their friendship decades later, when illness struck.
Not so unusual, really.
Except she is Lucy Vodden — the girl who was the inspiration for the Beatles' 1967 psychedelic classic "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" — and he is Julian Lennon, the musician son of John Lennon.
They are linked together by something that happened more than 40 years ago when Julian brought home a drawing from school and told his father, "That's Lucy in the sky with diamonds."

It's a known story to every Beatle fan worth her salt. The song Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds was inspired by that one remark from John's son, and this news story really added authenticity to this. Imagine living with the idea that you inspired a song by the most influential band of this century!

There is no band or artist that I know who really defined a generation like the way the Beatles revolutionized pop music. And what's great about them is that 40 years after, they still have a huge influence on teenagers. Their songs are the staple of growing up angst and of course, the thrill of teenage romance.

And thus, it's with great pride and excitement that I wait for "The Beatles Rockband game"!!!! I know it seems that they sold out but hey, this is another way to influence a brand new generation of kids. Who knows, our grandkids will still sing "I wanna hold your hand" using our rickety guitars in the future (that is if we live past 2012...

Amen? AMEN!


Last Thursday, I waited in anticipation... it's the day that I was waiting for, for the longest time. It's the Pussycat dolls concert in Manila! I was early man, I took the whole day off to prepare for this event so I could get a good view of Nicole (yes, I admit, the group should be named - Nicole and her backup dancers).

Even if my feet were killing me because I was standing for about 3 hours before the actual concert began, I was not moved. And, when I saw her on stage, I shrieked! Nice costume, well the sides of her belly was exposed but that's it. Maybe, later she'll wear more revealing clothes.

Same outfit and then the opening rift of Buttons (Yes, I can name that note in one hum...). She's wearing the same outfit! Argh.. no skin? No belly button atleast?

She appeared again and she was wearing a veil.. wtf! Then, a jacket! What the! Instead of pulling off clothes , they keep putting fabric on her! Hayyy...

Oh well, the pump dancing and the split act did the trick. I was satisfied :) And listening to Jai ho made the experience worth it. But again... where is the belly button and we didn't get to pay homage to her abs.. hmp!

Well, for now, I am looking forward tol Lady Gaga's concert (hoping it comes soon!)... and she must wear her tangga or else, there will be blood!

Amen? AMEN!


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