He who knows other men is discerning; he who knows himself is intelligent. He who overcomes others is strong; he who overcomes himself is mighty.

Monday, April 20, 2009

I Dreamed a Dream

it was sweet and all, how the judges and crowd responded to Susan Boyle and how it helped her feel good about herself.

But, Oh my gosh! That song has just blown me away.

I will work at my profession for 35 years, maybe, but I will never create anything that will compare with the power of that song and the feelings it contains. Just there, at the 3:06 mark where she clutches her hands together she sells the Idea that this is not make believe, but ... well I have to go watch it again.

Miss Boyle did a fine job but I have become addicted to the stage version, (I need to figure the name of the singer. It is not the Elaine Paige version.)

would there be a support group for people who are addicted to this feeling?


Matthew said...

found it: Ruthie Henshall recreated her role of Fantine for the 10th Anniversary Concert performance of Les Miz at the Royal Albert Hall in October 1995

Mrs. Schmalison said...

Yeah, ever since I heard Susan Boyle sing it I have been listening to Moms CD on my ipod over and over. The whole thing gives me goose bumps. Especially the end.

Connie de said...

Didn't know you were a LeMiz fan. I love you even more!
ps I'm his sister

McKayJoice said...

Dad, i've been listening to this all day.
On my mission i feel in love with "bring him home" from LeMiz. the Motab sings it, and it gets me.

This one is good too. I've loved it today.