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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:25 am 
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Totally agree with you AXY138!
I must admit though I've never really listened to 'Come Into My Life', I'll have to do that now :cool:
Also a big fan of 'Power Of Love'.
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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:53 pm 
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Yes, and "Never in a million years" also.

I am also a big fan of "Over You", I heard that song at a time when I needed to get over someone, and Laura's song helped me accomplish that, thank goodness! Later "I found someone" also had special meaning when I found a good new friend.
I can't hear Gloria too many times either!


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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
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Over you une superbe chanson qu'elle a co-écrit avec son frère Billy si je ne me trompe pas la aussi encore une superbe performance vocale. Pour moi cette chanson m'apporte de la sérénité dans ma vie.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:53 pm 
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I fully agree "Over You", a song by Laura and Billy is one of my favorites!
I am taking a new liking to "Cry Wolf" also, I believe TF1 really likes that one. :music-listening:


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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:22 pm 
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Well the ballads were her most beautiful songs. I don't even know if there is a possibility to pick one and say this is the best of all, but so are the rules of this topic.

Let's say that this is my favourite list:

1. "Didn't We Almost Win It All" and "Power of Love"
- personally two of my all favourites.
The first one is a growing song with just wonderful piano and guitar riffs. The second one is like a must-have-hear-stuff because I don't think that there will be another great song about the power of love in a better performance than Laura. Her emotions while singing make you just be inside the whole story.

2. "Never in a million years" and "How am I supooused to Live without You"

I think the two most emotional and make-me-crying songs of Laura. Anybody could have sing them, but only Laura gave to them so much emotion and power, than while listening to them You became shivers down the spine. I often cannot get over the beginning of the second verse of "never..." without feeling the touch...

3. "I wish We could be Alone" and "Over Love" another two brilliant songs. Love them, especially
"Over Love" which is a tipiccal 80's power ballad - just bringing back the memories.

Last but not least have to mention "Over You" and "Finde Me". "Over You" really hits the top. It's one of the best songs on Laura's last album. "Finde Me" - a little underrated and rare song from the Branigan 2 album. Just love her beautiful voice there. Just gorgeous.

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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
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After having a longer break I still keep returning to Laura's songs and the most chilling ballad I can name is "How am I supposed to live without You". I know I need to revise my post, but this song is the absolutely hammer, especially the guitar solo. BTW i finally got my new keyboard and learned to play this one :) It is fantastic and so emotional.

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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
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Um... "Ona tańczy dla mnie" by Weekend.

Okay, now seriously :lol: (Yeah, I know, that wasn't funny)
So, it's Silent Partners. I love that one!
Why? Because it's one of my favourites songs sung by Laura.

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 Post subject: Re: Ballads
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Two words: Forever Young. No question :)

When I first heard it in 2005 (a member on the previous version of the board made me some mix CDs I still have) it blew me away. Everything that makes a perfect love song. Beautiful heartfelt vocals, and enough of that mid 80s melodic new wavey production to still make it a catchy and memorable pop song. I seriously think if they'd released it as the first single off Hold Me, Laura's career would've sustained in the mainstream way longer since more people would've been exposed to a different side of her.

Totally deserved to be one of those adult contemporary soft rock staples, and I firmly believe it could've been a major hit if it had a music video and was promoted good enough at the time.


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