Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Dear The Brit Awards,

It's not you, it's me. I feel we have to call our relationship a day. Simply put, I've outgrown you. Once upon a time you would see me gathering friends around to the house to watch and critque the awards (maybe with a little help from a good friend). Shouting at the television showing us undeserving winners, presenter debacles here and here, the seemingly endless exports from The Brits School (we did cheer at Alex Turner's comments in 2008 though), who could forget Jesus performing at the ceremony in 1996 or indeed any of these showbiz moments?

Over recent years though, I find myself becoming less interested in who's nominated or which ever Brit School graduate will win The Critics Choice award or whatever award they make up each year.

And now I find you're being hosted by James Corden. Did you learn NOTHING from the almighty humour drought that was 2009's awards? Obviously not. You deserve him and nothing better than him.

It breaks my heart, but I've grown up and moved on. But if you ever had any feelings for me over years, any feelings whatsoever, you'd let Plan B win. I don't think that's too much to ask after 24 years of blind devotion to you.

Good luck for the future. You'll always have a special place in my heart.

With love always,

Tara x

Monday, 24 January 2011

Well boy howdy strangers...

Right, before I post up the comments from Mammy, I must apologise for being such a shit blogger. I'm incredibly lazy, you see. David kept on at me to post, I don't even really have to do anything other than just copy the scrawled writings of my ma's but that was too much like hard work. Apologies lovely blog reader(s). Forgive me? Yes? YAY!

Anyway - Wednesday 15 September 2010 - Tonight's show is marked out of 5 and I've not a clue what's going on with the scoring system.

Manic Street Preachers:

Song 1: Same sound - Manics sound. Not bad. SCORE 3

Song 2: Nothing to say - did nothing for me. SCORE 2

Queen Emily (with a name like that she better be good...):

Great voice - nice song - kind of torch song
Kind of like Gladys Knight but then she started screaming and ruined it.


Mark Ronson & ? (It's Mark Ronson and The Business International):

A Buggles lookalike woman who is not bad (a bit Lily Allenish) but then the rapping started - overall, not my scene

Score 1

Guest - Herb Alpert (one of my old time fave trumpeters):

(Little tennis ball head) Phil Collins:

Very boring, I am going to the loo. Just got the end of it and he tried to be a bit like Frank Sinatra or someone like that and failed miserably



Very intense - like the song & good voices