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2013: KJ’S REPEAT MODE

First of all, apologies because my list came out late this year. Too much alcohol can hinder your perspective of time. Oops.

Musical highlights have got to be the ‘NSYNC at the 2013 VMAs. Suddenly I realized all the boybands of today cannot hold a candle to those of the 90’s and 00’s. My playlist of boyband songs is sacred on my ipod.

Then I started rapping to the likes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (“trust me, on my I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T shit, hustling… chasing dreams since I was fourteen”). Well, it’s been a long time since I wanted to learn the lyrics of a rap song. Then there’s Ed Sheeran who writes and sings crazy-beautiful lyrics and songs.

This year’s Grammys is gonna be the shit!

CHOICE PICKS:

  1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Can’t Hold Us / Thrift Shop
  2. Paramore – Still Into You
  3. Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
  4. Ed Sheeran – The A Team / Kiss Me
  5. The Script – If You Could See Me Now
  6. .fun – Carry On
  7. Imagine Dragons – Demons / Radioactive
  8. Capital Cities – Safe and Sound
  9. OneRepublic – Counting Stars / If I Lose Myself
  10. One Direction – One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) / Best Song Ever
  11. Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko – Stay
  12. Maroon 5 – Love Somebody
  13. Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man
  14. Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
  15. Lauryn Hill – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
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MAROON 5 – MOVES LIKE JAGGER (LIVE AT THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW 2011)

 

I lost count how many times I saw this, not only for Maroon 5 but for all the babes too!

So much electricity between Adam Levine and Anne Vyalitsyna aka Anne V!

Isn’t Adam Levine hot in just that singlet that complements all his tattoos?

And did you see how proud Orlando Bloom seemed when Miranda Kerr walked down the runway?

Ahhh… The perks of having a VS model as a wife/girlfriend.
(Adam Levine + Anne V. Caleb Followill + Lily Aldridge. Orlando Bloom + Miranda Kerr.) 

MAROON 5 FEATURING CHRISTINA AGUILERA – MOVES LIKE JAGGER

My current ringtone!

Here’s the live version from The Voice – where Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera are co-hosts and apparently, lots of hate-flirting.

Anyway, Adam Levine is practically shirtless throughout the video – HOT! There’s even an EXPLICIT version but nothing more explicit about Adam though.

I like their Maroon 5’s new 3D-ish logo!

MAROON 5 “HANDS ALL OVER” TOUR – SINGAPORE 2011

(As promised…)

Date: 25 April 2011
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium

THE MAROON 5 CONCERT WAS AMAZING!

90 minutes of rocking good times since Matt Flynn and James Valentine went crazy on the drums and guitars. OMG I’ve forgotten how much I love Matt Flynn’s drumming!

Adam Levine – Vocals
James Valentine – Lead Guitar
Mickey Madden – Bass Guitar
Jesse Carmichael – Keyboards
Matt Flynn – Drums
PJ Morton – Keyboards/Backing vocals

Adam Levine: You guys gotta sing… now this is a high note. I see a lot of guys looking a little concerned about this. But I assure you this is gonna be okay. Nobody will hear you.

One of my favourite part was when Adam Levine dedicated She Will Be Loved to the ladies (after explaining his obsession with the fairer sex) and then guided the 8,000-strong crowd to sing She Will Be Loved… The left half sang “she will be loved…” while the other half sang “I don’t mind spending everyday out on the corner in the pouring rain…” and boom! – MAGIC.


Plus, the way Adam Levine keeps going round the microphone stand makes everyone wants to be that exclusive microphone stand. Some lucky one got Adam’s sweat-soaked towel when it ended.

More pictures available on my Tumblr!

Setlist:

1. Misery
2. If I Never See Your Face Again
3. Harder To Breathe
4. Give A Little More
5. The Sun
6. Won’t Go Home Without You
7. Never Gonna Leave This Bed
8. Secret
9.  She Will Be Loved
10. Wake Up Call
11. Shiver
12. Stutter
13. This Love
14. Hands All Over (Encore)
15. Makes Me Wonder (Encore)
16. Sunday Morning (Encore)

Matt's throwing his drumsticks to some lucky fellow...

My least favourite thing had nothing to do with the band – it’s those people with free tickets, with seats in front of me and they were seated throughout the concert? OMG it’s a bloody rock concert, fucking stand up!

PUT YOUR HANDS ALL OVER HIM

Pictures from the Maroon 5 Singapore concert coming soon!

MAROON 5 – NEVER GONNA LEAVE THIS BED

Wake you up, in the middle of the night to say
I will never ever walk away again
I’m never gonna leave this bed

One of my favourite songs from their album, Hands All Over!

Guess who’s gonna have hands all over him on April 25, 2011? Yup, MAROON 5 IS COMING TO SINGAPORE!!

2010: KJ’S REPEAT MODE

Yup, it’s nearing the end of the year!

Personally, I think the last days of December goes by the fastest. First it’s Christmas, then it’s New Year’s Eve! This year has been good, I think. First half is me mugging, second half is me enjoying life. And which year can be complete without music?

If I remember correctly, I listened to a lot of Lady Antebellum and Cheryl Cole during my exam period. I have this strange idea that if I listened to it while revising, and if I played it (in my mind) during the exam, it might help me recall whatever I’ve revised. But I’m not sure if it really works cos I only “play” songs to calm my nerves.

“Anything that’s worth having, is sure enough worth fighting for. Quitting’s out of the question, when it gets tough gotta fight some more.”
Fight For This Love, Cheryl Cole

Sure, Cheryl Cole was singing about love but it sure served as motivation for me.

Here’s some tracks from the above albums that I adore:

  1. Lady Antebellum – I Run To You
  2. Muse – Resistance
  3. Taylor Swift – Speak Now / Sparks Fly / The Story Of Us
  4. Brandon Flowers – Crossfire / Only The Young / Jilted Lovers & Broken Hearts / Swallow It
  5. Cheryl Cole – Fight For This Love / Parachute
  6. LeAnn Rimes – Can’t Fight The Moonlight / The Right Kind Of Wrong + INXS – Need You Tonight
  7. Lady Antebellum – Need You Now / Something ‘Bout A Woman / Love This Pain / Our Kind Of Love
  8. The Script – Science & Faith / For The First Time / Dead Man Walking
  9. Maroon 5 – Misery / Never Gonna Leave This Bed / Runaway / How
  10. The Black Keys – Chop And Change
  11. Lady GaGa – Alejandro / Monster / Telephone
  12. Adam Lambert – Whataya Want From Me?
  13. Kings Of Leon – No Money / Pyro / Mary
  14. The Black Keys – Tighten Up / Everlasting Light / She’s Long Gone
  15. The Script – The Man Who Can’t Be Moved / Breakeven / Before The Worst

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

  1. OMD – If You Leave
  2. Stephen Duffy – She Loves Me
  3. Kenny Loggins – Footloose
  4. Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes
  5. The Pretty Reckless – Make Me Wanna Die
  6. Landon Pigg featuring Turbo Fruits – High Times
  7. Daft Punk – Derezzed
  8. Chairlift – Bruises
  9. Snow Patrol – Just Say Yes
  10. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – Home /40 Day Dream
  11. Eminem featuring Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
  12. Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris – Break Your Heart (remix)
  13. B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams – Airplanes
  14. Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
  15. Melee – On The Movie Screen / The Masquerade
  16. Carrie Underwood – Cowboy Casanova
  17. Demi Lovato & Joe Jonas – Wouldn’t Change A Thing
  18. Timbaland featuring Justin Timberlake – Carry Out
  19. Justin Bieber – One Time / Baby
  20. Tokio Hotel – Automatic