Sunday, May 11, 2008

Ancient...and Antiquated.

He may not be amongst the best performer. But like his contemporaries and recent peers, he sings good as are his music. Once, he and 2 others hailed themselves as the new voice, or something along the line, only to fall flat on their face. Just when most people think he is a fading star, he begins to make a stir, hoping to get back into the limelight.

Singers, are a dime a dozen, so they say. If one were to go to the streets of KL, New York or even the Underground of London, there are literally thousands of gems out there - uncut diamonds, so to say. And the public sentiment today is they do not want mere singers, but singers who are able to perform too - the days of recording singers are numbered and considered antiquated as the old hand-cranked phonograph of 2 centuries ago; voice alone, do not maketh a singer.

The public of today have different needs and tastes, and are conscious of that. Besides being able to sing, have fairly decent look, perform well under varying circumstance, a singer would also need to touch base with the people, and raise himself above the norms of his contemporaries and peers' standard, leading his band of fans to a greater heights, and not mired in some controversies which raises doubt of one's abilities and especially, honesty. This, certainly has not been the case for the singer. There have been to many questions raised about him and his true ability, as with his contemporaries and peers. I, for one, do not find him appealing at all and certainly do harbour hopes that he - along with his contemporaries and peers - would find a deep hole to hide in and not surface ever again. Let the future generations find their bones in some archeology dig, and let their bones be kept in some future museum as something ancient...and antiquated.

Oh, if by chance you think I'm referring the above to Phil Collins, heck no! I mean, how could I when the guy not only sings well, but writes and perform good on stage! I was, referring to a certain Sarkas guy by the name of Muhyiddin something from Johor.

Whilst at the shop earlier this morning, I glanced at the Star and read that he will be offering himself for one of the 2 top clown post in Sarkas. My thoughts on the subject are, as above. The video? Well, I am just feeling down - have been the past few days - and was just in the mood for it.


Shirzad Lifeboat said...

heya shah

sounds like you are in love again....hehe just kidding. "The answer my friend is blowing in the wind..."

mOEha Aziz said...

salam shah,

hmmm... rather distracted and almost didn't agree with u (because of the clip, i like phil, huhuhu)

well, let him be.. i would say that. i just watch their plays from a distance... :)

cakapaje said...

Salam shirzad,

Hmm...bro, apart from being a good writer, you also seem to be good at reading people. Off course I'm in love again! Or was. Or still am! lol! Fact it, I don't even know!

cakapaje said...

Wa'alaikumusalam Muha,

Hehe, aren't we all...distracted,I mean :) And I could not possibly have written about Phil as I too like him and his songs.

As for the Sarkas guy, that's exactly what I'm doing - watching from a distance!

Kata Tak Nak said...

I was thinking what got into this fella's head, conemning Phill Collins of all people but then you revealed that it was Phill Yassin, then I said oh that singer, you are right.

Depa ni semua tak malu la, offer diri. Eeee getik teman dengonye.

cakapaje said...

Salam Cikgu,

Lol! That's right, Phil Yasin! Memang muka tembok, den pun goli semacam!

Snowflake said...

If you designed him as muka tembok, I designed him as Muka Sardine.

cakapaje said...

Wa'alaikumusalam snowflake,

lol! Wouldn't that be crueler? :)