41 thoughts on “Gabrielle Aplin – Salvation

  1. Listened to it and did a spot check on Google. Ummm…not my cup of tea, to be honest. Takes all sorts though.
    She’s a pretty thing, but I don’t find much original about her music. The Brits have a thing for this type of music.Have no idea why.

    1. I can only assume you didn’t like my song either if that’s the way you feel about piano ballads. Oh well can’t please everyone can we?
      Thing is this is what us pianist singer/songwriter types fall back on, nature of the beast so to speak. Same as guitarist singer/songwriter types, they do like unplugging and going all ‘acoustic’.

      1. Er…sorry, which song? I must have missed it. I haven’t checked all posts.
        To be honest, It has little to with the instrument rather the style it is employed in.
        I love the piano as an instrument. Beethoven, Oscar Peterson, Ellington, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Diane Kraal etc. Even Carole King.
        But I am not partial to the style of this lady. What can I say? The ear is a funny thing. It likes what it likes.
        Music appreciation does change/develop I realise; I had to teach myself to understand how to listen and appreciate classical music, but this form is not what I would call original.
        C’Γ©st la vie…

  2. Oh, I just love her music Ish. One of my favourites as well : How Do You feel Today – love the guitar sounds too. Thanks for sharing hon. Her music definitely soothes the soul. Have a great weekend hon. πŸ˜€ *big hugs*

    1. I think so too, some people are just a tad emotionally retarded is all!!! ;D How you could fail to be touched by this kind of singing talent is beyond me, but that’s just me….
      ooh we are a pair of huggie monkeys aren’t we? πŸ™‚

      1. I get it you don’t like this young lady’s music, nor mine. I have a cast iron chin and I happen to be very accepting of other’s views. Now let’s move on.

      2. Smile…..I said I wouldn’t wholeheartedly embrace that particular song. And I did say I liked the key it was written in.
        Post something else. Maybe I’ll react differently?
        As for Gabrielle….I doubt she is worried about my opinion at all. Which is how it should be.
        Moving along now….

      3. My song with in a Major-7th key by the way! I haven’t got any other songs of mine in audio format, the rest are in my head or lost on the long forgotten tape in someone’s sock draw no doubt. Suffice to say you will not be hearing any more of them.
        But I do worry about your opinion as this is my blog. Call me self-centred, sue me.

      4. Whahahahahah! *looks down at the other comments left and winks at Ish* That Pharoah sure knows how to rub you up the wrong way Ish. Don’t mind him. I think he forgot where he left his Sarcophogus again … πŸ˜†

        Ark, stop teasing Ish and get emotional or I’ll come and hit you with a headstone! πŸ˜€

        We sure make a great pair Ish. hehehehe
        *big hugs*

      5. Yes he’s usually a lot more cordial, exuding a much more pleasant energy, but it seems he gets a little batey when he’s chillin’? Well two can play that game.
        You see that’s what happens when you speed around everywhere with the sarcophag in the boot of the car (being that it’s so bloody big it makes it difficult to shut the hatch, so take a corner a bit too sharply and that thing is gone!). Probably sitting on a street corner somewhere with a homeless person sleeping in it!

        Yeah, harmless really. lol ;D
        I guess if you’re going to dish it you’ve got to expect it back right?

        Yes we do make a great pair Sophia, or would you prefer that I call you Sonel?
        Big hugs back!

      6. Whahahahaha! I can see that stone coffin of his on a street corner and him walking around with his walker trying to find it! Bwhahahahah!

        Shame, we shouldn’t pester the old soul like that. Maybe he just had a bad day but you’re right, if you can dish it out you can take it too. πŸ˜†

        Indeed and I don’t mind either way. Sonel is shorter though. Sophia is as tall as I am. πŸ˜†

      7. LOL! You are funny… I shall keep calling you Sophia. From your photos on your blog I can see that you are a tall lady. I on the other hand am a short-arse! ;D

        You’d have a heck of a time getting one of those things back in your car, must weigh almost as much as a bucket full of contempt! And the Ark would know about that! No really, he’s a lovely old soul… πŸ™‚

        (he’s gonna have us you know… tehehe!)

      8. hehe, glad you think so. Must be because of the vacationing hormones! πŸ˜†

        No problem here hon. Sonel comes from the first 2 letters of my name and my surname which is Nel = SoNel. heheh

        I won’t mind being a short-arse as well. Then I won’t have to worry about pants and jerseys/shorts being too small. πŸ˜€

        Hell, I bet! I am glad I am not him! hahahahah
        He sure is hon and it’s always fun taking him on as he has a lovely sense of humour.

        Oh yeah, I know..I know. Waiting for those remarks! hahahahahaha

      9. Yeah, I guess between the two of us he realised he is going to lose big time. πŸ˜†

        Oh, I need more than a post. I need a tropical island with lots of sun and no people. Who will care about hormones then? πŸ˜†

      10. Yeah that sounds great to me too! In fact send the hormones packing to some remote place on the planet… good riddance to them I say! πŸ˜€

        You know what though, if you check in the messages for this post I got a glowing comment from ‘Somebody’. When you check out the gravatar profile you see the name of the person is ‘False’! I’m wondering if Ark is playing a little joke on me here? It’s a little bit suspect don’t you think?

      11. Totally! hehehehe

        Checked the messages and no, I don’t think it’s Ark. Seems like someone from another blog that wasn’t logged in to WordPress. At least it was a lovely compliment. πŸ˜€ *hugs*

      12. PS: Loved your music on Soundcloud hon and you sound a lot like Gabrielle as well. You have a beautiful voice! πŸ˜€

      13. Aw thank you hon, but my voice isn’t as good as that little lady’s. I just don’t sing enough for it to ever get as good as it could be. In fact these days I don’t sing at all!
        That recording was done some years ago now.
        But thank you for the vote of confidence πŸ™‚

      14. Well, I think it’s a shame that you don’t sing more. Now go and excercise that voice and I do hope to hear another recording soon!!! I’ve talked and don’t want to hear any excuses! πŸ˜€ *hugs*

  3. Yes, I grabbed my guitar for the second listen and tried to work out the chords and realised it wasn’t minor.
    I am so glad you do not worry about my opinion.
    I promise not to sue you.
    An anecdote for you, dear heart:
    The CEO for Decca records once turned down the offer of signing a local band. He remarked. “There’s no future in guitar groups.”
    Know he was talking about?

    Are we moving on yet?

    1. Ooh stroppy..
      Funny story, my great uncle Pat used to run a cafe in East End London many years ago and there were a young bunch of lads who used to come in every day for their cup o’rosie and a fried breakfast, and they once asked my great uncle to lend them some money, to actually invest in their band with the promise of a 1% return on all sales of records made. Of course my uncle Pat laughed and promptly told them where to get off proclaiming that they would never make anything of themselves. It was some years before he would see any of them again.
      Several years later said great uncle worked delivering cases of champagne to the wealthier resident of London. He had a delivery to a very posh address one day, a delivery of five cases of champers for one Mr.Daltrey. I remember him telling me that he would never forget the look of surprise and mirth on Roger’s face when he saw my uncle at his door.

      1. Who’s stroppy?
        Sheesh, what is this…That time of the month every day? πŸ˜‰
        Nice story about the Who.
        And the band the Decca CEO turned down was of course the Beatles. He didn’t make the same mistake when he was offered the opportunity to sign the Rolling Stones.

      2. The Beatles are a bit like religion and sand, get in all the wrong places, don’t get me wrong they had some good tracks, but due to too much competition at the time they had a bit of an unfair advantage. I love cross-messaging πŸ™‚ Maybe that’s exactly how certain trappings of religion managed to get such a strong foothold.. can you imagine the 12 were like the original Beetles with John as John Lennon, and Paul McCartney as Yashua himself… lol
        Time of the month… like those hormonal shifts only happen to women once a month… is it your time of the month then?

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