26 June 2006

Delapan Kasih, Delapan Kisah, Bahagian Ketiga

AhMay and AhWongKor have been waving some songs about, so I thought I might get in on the act while doing my Delapan Kasih, Delapan Kisah long meme....

Eight songs

From A Distance. The last line is the best: ‘God is watching us / From a distance….’

Any number of Richard Clayderman’s piano pieces. DYK (ekskius ar, angel) I used to play the piano? Clayderman’s music was astonishingly easy to play and I even managed the correct notes some of the time. One day, I’ll go back to playing the piano. I need to practice more.

Suddenly. ‘Suddenly / Life has new meaning to me / There’s beauty up above / And things we never take notice of /You wake up and suddenly / You’re in love.’ Which is exactly right.

She’s Always A Woman To Me. Doesn’t describe me, but bites very close to the bone for quite a few people I know. Shameless, aitelyu!

I’m All Out Of Love. A wait-take-me-back song, the best of its kind.

End of The Road. OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGBoyzIIMenOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!

I Believe In Love. Actually two songs. One by James Ingram and Sally Yeh, the other by a Filipino artist whose name escapes me. (stage whisper) I like the Filipino one better…. I mean, just listen to the lines:
I believe in love / I believe in you / I believe in everything / The two of us can do…. O.O!!
The US/HK one is just as funny:
I can look at you / And see right through / You’re a part of me / You live inside me…. O.O!!11oneoneone

Do That To Me One More Time. Two songs again, but not exactly.
Do that to me once again / I can never get enough from a man like you….
And there’s the Lionel Ritchie one:
Do that to me one more time / I’ll give you one more chance, this heart of mine / Do it to me one more time baby / Can’t get enough of your love….

How about your eight songs?

31 Comments:

At 7:24 am, Anonymous may said...

ooh ooooh, I have the James Ingram & Sally Yeh one too! and DTTMOMT (too long to type out lar)... and...

The Nearness of You
One Night
Loving You
It Might Be You
Fallen
Someone Like You
The Way You Look Tonight

and... you you you... why so many "you" wan...

too many to list down liao! *pengsan*

 
At 9:00 am, Blogger Selba said...

I like the song "do that to me one more time", though there's no any special memory... :)

 
At 11:22 am, Blogger Winn said...

chupliu!!!

wah u very kan...
one meme u take 2 weeks to complete.
haha
but quite interesting oso la, as in u break it down to a few sotongs then slowly explainnnn....

i wish i could play piano but my fingers are sotong so they can play piano. they can only type on keyboard. like now >_<

 
At 2:29 pm, Blogger plink said...

may: Nice songs. Yalah, why all the 'you's? *pengsan also*

selba: It is a very nice song. Relaxing, almost. The reassurance, 'Can't get enough of your love,' is also... umm.... special though, as you say, 'no special memory.' ;)

winn: I tried to do it all in one, but headache lar.... And if it was a headache to write, it would have been worse to read. Sotongs nicer if you eat them a little bit at a time hor? Otherwise a bit jelak....
My fingers also sotongliu oredi: dunno how many years never play piano....

 
At 10:42 pm, Blogger angel said...

waa waa waa!!!

My 8 songs? Sei lor... I prolly hv 888 fav songs liuliuliu!!! How like dat?!

*come bek later*
*need to think hard*

 
At 10:42 pm, Blogger L B said...

I enjoyed this post a lot! :-) Dunno why.. Maybe I sense something deeper reflected by the choice of songs.

My melancholic Lapan today:
Rainy Night in Georgia (Conway Twitty)
Moody Girl (Frank Stallone)
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me (Gladys Knight & The Pips)
The Look of Love (Burt Bacharach)
At Seventeen (Janis Ian)
Everybody's Got to Learn Sometimes (The Korgis)
Everytime You Go Away (Hall & Oates version)
Love Hurts (Jon B featuring Babyface)

 
At 11:36 pm, Blogger Simple American said...

So multilple meme-gasms for you. I like how you are spreading this meme out. Very delightful hor.

And you taking me back to High School. I have to check you and May May's ID. No way you girls can be under 40 and no these songs. wakakakakaka.

I'm All Out of Love really takes me back to my second tour of Germany. Air Supply really could do excellent lamm songs. Oh the memories. *batts eye lashes and stares out the imaginary window*

 
At 2:35 am, Blogger plink said...

angel: Wah, 888 favourite songs ar? Waiting.. waiting!
LB: I think SA may want to check your ID out too! The Look Of Love and Everytime You Go Away are nice too....
SA: *hand on heart* Honestly, I can say I am under 40. I think here in Malaysia, we like our old songs very much... or very mush....
*watching SA bat eyelids*
Hopefully, spreading it out might be easier when you read it. It certainly has been easier doing it this way than all in one go: the other parts still need writing.... *sshhh*
Glad you like it.... :)

 
At 3:06 am, Blogger angel said...

*checks the long list in iTunes*
Got 1572 items...
Really at a loss in picking out 8...

Let's just follow yours, a bit...

Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
You are the wind beneath my wings... *laaaammm*

Richard Clayderman - Dunno the song names but there's one i particularly like... DYK I'm oso like winnliuliu, got sotong fingers... cannot play piano...can only type keyboard...

Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs To Make You Cry
This song made me cry when I was a teen...

Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
I just l u r v e dancing to this tune! So so ... so danceable!

Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All/I Can Wait Forever/2 Less Lonely People In The World
*sigh* Those were the Air Supply Days...

Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love To You/4 Seasons of Loneliness

James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart to Hurt You
But how come I always get hurt wan?

Lionel Richie - Penny Lover/Say You Say Me (Say koh ci tau kha eh cheng khi LOL! U remember tis phrase??)

Wahpiang! I actually did a meme here! Sheesh...

I wanna add 2 more - bonuses!

Songs by Chicago! - You're The Inspiration/You Come To My Senses/Look Away/Hard To Say I'm Sorry/I Don't Wanna Live Without You/Will You Still Love Me

Last but not least, Peter Cetera - esp. his duets with Amy Grant, The Next Time I Fall.

Okaylah...time to liuzzz...
See lah, all my time spent on your meme here until no time to blog liao :P

 
At 6:30 am, Blogger plink said...

Dear angel
Wah, The Wind Beneath My Wings. Acherly hor, better not let the YAB TanSliLatuk hear about that. Nanti he get wrong idea then how? ;)
There'll Be Sad Songs To Make You Cry... yalah, love songs often do....
How about the newer version of Uptown Girl? Both also danceable, no?
Air Supplaaammmm....
BoyzIIMen also got Falling, which is very, um... happifying for a love song.
Aiyo, kesian! Always kena hurted wan.... Come, let ahplink sayang-sayang....
*go get sotong and piak angel-hurters*
Say koh ci tau kha eh ceng ki?! ROTFLOLWakaka!!!
And then also got people say, 'Say lu, say bin'
Thank you very much for your songs, but don't say until like hor gua hai tiok like that mar....
:Pback

 
At 7:22 am, Anonymous ka..t said...

Sorry, plink-y for the loooong comment!! Always great whenever I take a walk down memory lane. (I really should write about my favourite songs in my blog..but I malas..so I pinjam yours for a while! kam sia ah!)

Perpetually on my playlist:
True - Spandau (I especially love the starting of the song...it ranks up there with Last Christmas and How Deep Is Your Love in terms of recognisability.. brings back instant memories..)
Shang Hen (track #16) - Sandy Lam (thank you to AhWongKor for introducing this song to me...so got feel, this song)

Currently on my playlist:
1.You Make Me Feel Brand New - Simply Red (prefer this newer version - God bless you / You make me feel brand new)
2.Never Too Far - Mariah (love her soaring vocals on lush ballads)
3.You Are Everything - Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross (I also like Ain't No Mountain, esp after watching 'Stepmom')
4.How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
5.Your Heart Will Lead You Home -Kenny Loggins
6.What A Fool Believes - Doobie Brothers
7.Luxurious - Gwen Stefani (always feel soooo sexay while listening to this one..try swaying this one with someone..I guarantee you will end up in a very happy place...)
8.Gemilang - Jac (such an uplifting song)

All time favourite song, but cannot find mp3 version (bawls!!! can the plink-y find it on CD anywhere??):
Same Moon - Maureen McGovern (mrkat introduced this song to me during dating days when he had to leave to work in UK for a while..)
But the same moon shines upon you
Though you're half a world away
And the same stars gleam above you
Make a wish...what will you say?
The same earth turns beneath you
And the same sun lights your way
And the same dream lives inside us
We'll be together someday


I also very long never play piano already...maybe if we get one for my girl, I'll pick it up again!! Perhaps one of those electronic ones which has a baby grand sound??

Thank you for the space, plink-y and the memories...

 
At 11:45 am, Blogger plink said...

ka..t: Aik! You have a blog? OK, I go find!
Your favourite song very unique one, hor? mrkat very-the-romantic....;)

Thanks for sharing, ka..t and you're most welcome... again.

 
At 1:57 pm, Blogger Lao Chen said...

Ooh...I must go download From A Distance. Brilliant one, that piece.

Yeah yeah, copyright infringement, piracy, intellectual property theft...

 
At 5:28 pm, Blogger plink said...

Naughty lao chen....

*chase after lao chen with sotong*

 
At 10:29 pm, Blogger L B said...

Let's have three legged sotong race....

 
At 11:40 pm, Blogger Lao Chen said...

*runs away on all 8 legs from the wildly flaying tentacles*

 
At 1:02 pm, Blogger plink said...

LB: ... so you can leave the other five free for...?

LC: *piakpiakpiaksotong*

 
At 4:47 pm, Blogger Chen said...

aitelyu.. i dunno those songs leh..
*I must hide under d table liao*

 
At 6:48 pm, Blogger L B said...

The other five for Scrabble

 
At 9:06 pm, Blogger plink said...

Scrabble or scrabbling? o.O

 
At 9:21 pm, Blogger Winn said...

next meme tungku plinkkkkkk...dun try to cheat! hahaha
GOTCHA!

 
At 9:41 pm, Blogger L B said...

< O-< O

 
At 2:26 am, Blogger plink said...

winn: Coming oredi wan!
LB: Soto-moticons?

 
At 9:09 am, Blogger fantasyflier said...

Richard Clayderman?
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo....
Not him!!!!!!!!
*runs screaming from room*
Actually I prefer Liberace :D

 
At 11:47 am, Anonymous yvy said...

check out vanilla ninja...quite nice leh, thanks to Yee Wei's recommendation. he's nut over them! ;)

 
At 12:57 pm, Blogger Lao Chen said...

Weheheh, someone actually find my recomendations good.

*dances around on tips of toes*

Quite hard to find their albums to download though.

 
At 3:21 pm, Blogger L B said...

Er, ok, skeleton ouf from the closet time: I have been to a Live Richard Clayderman concert!! But I was dragged to it, by the gf at that time!! Honest! >-O

 
At 6:52 pm, Blogger plink said...

FF: Wait! Come back! Wait until you hear me play some of the songs first. *teehee* Scared of Richard Clayderman pulak. How come the men can't tahan him ah? Is it the boyish good looks, the fact that he's so good with ivory, what?
Liberace... like that also can?!
yvy & lao chen: Vanilla ninja sounds like... well, vanilla ninja. OKOK, I go check it out, har?
LB: Dragged by gf or 'dragged' by gf?

 
At 5:27 am, Blogger Lao Chen said...

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At 5:31 am, Blogger Lao Chen said...

Actually you can find a sample here.

And music videos (nothing to shout about, the visuals. Its the audio.) here.

 
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