STOP - THE WORLD
- [is Kiwi Magic] Australian Edition Released 14th July 2003
purchased at Sanity store, Top Ryde, luckily not one of the
16 earmarked to close.
introduced to us, here in Aus, a little while ago on TV, as
"naturally" a Super Kid from a Super Family. What
impressed me was the mature and gracious way she handled the
many adults who had an apparent problem with the spelling of
her family name, this is unfortunatly common in Oz despite our
multicultural population, as I know from my own relatively easy
surname and our worst case. Because of repeatedly having to
explain the pronunciation of Gosia, who was a lovely European
Woman, she changed her name to Heather Brown to fit in (shame!
Ozzies -shame! "Derryn Hinch" battle cry variation,
A New Zealander living in Aus locked up by us Aussies for speaking
out LOUD !)
of being a fan and doing a review for an Artists Fansite is
that the deadline is more forgiving than for media and this
has allowed me to enjoy this Album and watch it in action on
others. This has, over the last couple of days, allowed me to
be far more objective than after my first listen. Not surprisingly
to those who already know Hayley`s work, my reaction is unchanged
however and I can now be un-biased when I say simply "magnificent
-inspirational -soothing -exciting"
me is about mood, I listen to different styles as well as Artists
to enhance or manipulate my mood. To me this is the magic of
music and, at 45, I refuse to just be stuck into what I heard
as a Kid. Music is written with or about love and so should
be treated as such: ie be it classical pop or electronic there
is no right or wrong style, music is - as are we all... individual!
When introduced to various communities music, like people, should
complement and inspire, or just entertain others!
"Pure": Opens with "Across The Universe
of Time" that lets you know you are in for an uplifting
Say Goodbye": Takes us to a place of harmony and joy.
Of Your Heart": Is a special to all sorts of song that
make you want to say ..thankyou!
Ana": If one does not stand up when this is played
it makes you feel...guilty!
Painted The Moon Black?": "How can someone so
young sing this wonderful song and convey, so knowingly, the
sentiment written. Now I know acting is not just by visual means!
of Dreams": Restores the sparkle in any tired old soul's
Classical praise at the highest level! (cadence-clarity-cheerfull)
E Hine": Even without translation the sentiment and
Waltz": Without assistance, prayers seem to be answered,
or made, during this song.
Grace": Truly scrumptious version of this standard.
"Little drummer boy mix."
Heart And I": "Lights , curtain - applause - orchestra!"
performance feel captured.
Trutina": Mature beyond her years again with her delivery
meaningful vocal expression.
Stops me asking questions and just getting on with it,
light = tunnels end!
Heights": Aunty Kate Bush, I am sure, is proud of Hayley's
version... now about the Ballet lessons and choreography. Tears
and cheers from this old romantic Hippy/Surfee!
Aus. "Pokarekare Ana" - Duet with Russell Watson:
A celebration of people united towards excellence and real praise
for all that is good!
it is! Pure seen through the ears of a 45yr old who loves his
top 20 and Hip Hop/Jazz and electric music. Thank you St. Andrews
Cathedral School for allowing me to learn about praise from
music and good accoustics. I have taken a while and listened
to this CD in all sorts of moods, with and without company and
can only say "what a miracle!" Thank you to Hayley
and her family, and to those who have recognised and now contributed
to ensuring that talented youth are allowed to explore and develop
their own sound within classical and contempory confines.
a huge smile ...Paul Notary
last the first "Pure" commercial I have seen on TV!
24th July 1.45pm ch7 Sydney..Looking Good!
Now to get all of it for Keith...lol missed first 6 seconds
and tape on long play...#amn! :D!
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