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Birdy - Birdy
Member Name: Misterlak
Birdy - Birdy
Advantages: great voice and good use of instruments
Disadvantages: a few slower songs
The full name of Birdy is Jasmine van den Bogaerde. Birdy is a fifteen year old girl born on 15 May 1996. When you hear her music you would not think that she is only fifteen years. At twelve she won a talent contest and three years later she came out with her first single. This single was a good success in England and some other countries of Europe. Birdy is her first album released in 2011.
Birdy - Birdy
The first album from Birdy has exactly 11 songs and the duration is about 36 minutes. You can buy the CD in standard and deluxe version.
Birdy plays the piano and the instrument is also evident on the album. The number 1901 also begins with this instrument and after about 20 seconds you hear the warm soulful voice of Birdy. It's hard to imagine that she is 15 years. It is a fairly slow song, but not a ballad. You can hear the piano, drums and occasional guitar. It is a nice laid back song.
With the song Skinny Love by Birdy she really became famous. Again the piano is also very present and the only instrument used. This makes the number very pure and especially Birdy's voice shines on the foreground. It is a beautiful ballad led by the voice of Birdy here and there and rate increases and becomes a bit loud, but generally calm. A beautiful pure but powerful song.
People help the people
People help the people has been released as a single end of 2011, and fits with the two previous songs, but is slightly more powerful. Again plays the piano key role in the voice of Birdy. Birdy's voice is powerful, emotional, and here and there screaming in the positive sense. Halfway through the song the pace and you can hear the drums. A pretty powerful song.
White Winter Hymnal
The song White Winter Hynmal begins with a cheerful piano and the song quickly feel at all that woolly. Birdy's voice sounds in a kind of chorus, so the voice sounds fuller and reinforced. I can not say that I really like it sounds here and there I find the song loud in voting. One of the lesser songs for me.
District Sleeps Alone Tonight
One of the few songs that starts with the drums, but soon the piano again deployed. These two tools work wonderfully together. The full voice of Birdy soon begins to sing the song and gives the song some soul that it needs. It is a slow song with here and there that the pace and take the voice of Birdy also increases.
That Birdy is only fifteen years is very difficult to believe because she has a beautiful voice filled with power and soul. I would rather believe that she is at least twice as old. Her soulful voice makes this album a success. I'd almost compare her with an artist like Adele. She also often makes use of instruments like the drums and the piano. It is a pleasant change of artists often use synthetic pop and beats. This album of Birdy is very laid back and therefore here and there too slow for me. Especially towards the end the numbers are a little too slow and a bit less. It is an album for the evening to have with a glass of wine to enjoy it. Great album and four stars.
List of songs
"People Help the People"
"White Winter Hymnal"
"District Sleeps Alone Tonight"
"I'll Never Forget You"
"Fire & Rain"
"Without A Word"
Summary: Birdy Birdy