Monday, 9 April 2012

Listography: Top 5 albums by male solo artists

As ever, the lovely Kate over at Kate takes 5 has given us another great theme for this weeks listography! I love listening to music, although, in trying to complete this weeks list, I have come to realise that I mainly listen to bands and female solo artists!!
However, I love a challenge and with a lot of rifling through my CDs, I have managed to find my top 5 male solo artists :)

1. Richard Marx - Greatest Hits
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I remember that 'Hazard' was one of the first cassette tapes I ever bought myself! On the other side happened to be another song of his that I absolutely love 'Right Here Waiting', which became my wedding song! Hubby and I spent 4 years apart, whilst I was at Uni (we got engaged just before I left) and hubby had been right at home, waiting for me! I got this song played at my 30th birthday party on Saturday as well :)







2. Bryan Adams - Best of Me
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Ever since I heard the song 'All for Love' from the Disney film 'The Three Musketeers' I have loved Bryan Adams!
I used to listen to his music all the time when trying to get through writing my assignments at Uni!
Still love listening to him when I'm busy crafting :)







3. Andrea Boccelli - Romanza
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I do love a huge range of music! Andrea Boccelli is my favourite classical artist!
I always listen to music when I'm 'playing' on the computer and Andrea Boccelli is one of my favourites for late night, relaxing sessions :)









4. Michael Buble - It's Time
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I love listening to some of the 'golden oldies' from the 40's / 50's and think that Michael Buble has done wonders for re-introducing a new generation to the magic of 'Big Bands' and Jazz music.









Up to this point, I had no trouble in finding the artists that I really liked!
It came a close run between Bruno Mars and Michael Jackson, but in the end, Michael Jackson won!
(sentiment won in the end!)

so 5. Michael Jackson - The complete Michael Jackson: Epic Music
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I don't care what opinion people have about Michael Jackson as a person. I loved him when I was little and I love him still now!












So there you have it, my top 5 male artists.

Right, I'm off to have a look and see who made it to the top 5 of other lists!

12 comments:

  1. What a great selection! I love Richard Marx and Bryan Adams, they made my short list before it was sadly whittled down to just 5 :)

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  2. I must admit I'm a little in love with Michael Buble :)

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  3. An eclectic mix! Bryan Adam's reminds me of uni too, more of playing air guitar to summer of '69 on the dancefloor though, than doing assignments to ;-)

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  4. A you ol' romantic! Bryan Adams definitely brings back memories (not all good!)

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  5. Richard Marx and Bryan Adams are great choices!

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  6. From one Richard Marx lover to another, great list! My boyfriend wrangled me a poster of his first album from the record store in 1987, and we managed to have such a good time, we set it on the roof of the car when getting in and drove off. Still haunts me to this day... ;)

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