Wednesday, September 14, 2016

#BOTB Reggae vs Metal

Time for the next round of Battle of the Bands!


Here’s how it works: I’ll be posting two versions of the same song and after you give a listen to each, place your vote for your favorite and reason for the way you voted in the comments section.

The Battles take place on or around the 1st and 15th of each month, and the results will be posted on or around the 7th and 21st. As I only post Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, the posting date will be closest to those dates as possible.

The other blogs participating in the Battle of the Bands are posting different battles (different songs), So once you’re done voting and commenting on my battle, take a moment to visit the other participants and vote & comment on their battles.  There are some really good battles going on!

To me, music is all about having fun. This battle, is probably going to leave you wondering "What was that that I just listened to?"  But keep in mind, it's really all about having fun.

The Song:  "All About That Bass"

Wikipedia tells us this:
"All About That Bass" is the debut single by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor. Released by Epic Records on June 30, 2014, it was recorded for her 2014 debut EP and her 2015 studio album, both named Title. Trainor co-wrote "All About That Bass" with its producer Kevin Kadish; it is a bubblegum pop/doo-wop and retro-R&B song that draws influences from various musical genres including hip hop, country and rock and roll. Lyrically, it discusses positive body image.

The song was named one of the best songs of 2014 by several publications and received Grammy Award nominations for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It spent eight weeks atop the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in other twenty countries, including Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The song sold 11 million units worldwide, becoming the fourth best-selling song of 2014 and one of the best-selling singles of all time.

Fatima Robinson directed the song's accompanying music video, a viral online success that was noted for its visuals and lighthearted nature. The song inspired a variety of viral videos and tributes, while Vogue recognized it as part of "the era of the big booty." Trainor has performed it on television and at various concerts, and notable artists have recorded cover versions. Trainor regularly performed the song during her 2015 concert tours, the That Bass Tour and the MTrain Tour.

The First Contender: Anita Antionette

The Second Contender: Leo Moracchioli

Who will you choose?

Alright now, it’s time to cast your vote! In the comments, please enter who you are voting for and why you chose them.  Stay tuned, results will be posted on the 21st!

And don’t forget to visit these other battles going on today!

What does tomorrow bring?

Tune in to find out!