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Monday, 27 December 2010

THE DIGITAL STORY OF THE NATIVITY 2.0



This is the way how social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity.Christmas story told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMail, Foursquare, Amazon... Warch the video.
Video of Digital Nativity 2.0.:


Sunday, 19 December 2010

2010 CHRISTMAS SONGS (&4): ANNIE LENNOX, "GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN"

Another voice that singing Christmas is Annie Lennox (former leader of 80's British pop duo Eurythmics). This year she has released her fourth solo-album devoted entirely to cover Christmas classic songs, here's "GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN".
Video "GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN":

Audio + lyrics of the same song in another version:

Saturday, 18 December 2010

2010 CHRISTMAS SONGS (3): COLDPLAY, "CHRISTMAS LIGHTS"




Another new 2010 Christmas song entering to be British nº1 hit this Christmas: Coldplay with "Christmas lights".

Lyrics of "CHRISTMAS LIGHTS" - Coldplay

Christmas night, another fight
Tears we cried a flood
Got all kinds of poison in
Poison in my blood
I took my feet
To Oxford Street
Trying to right a wrong
Just walk away
Those windows say
But I can't believe she's gone

When you're still waiting for the snow to fall
Doesn't really feel like Christmas at all
Up above candles on air flicker
Oh they flicker and they float
But I'm up here holding on
To all those chandeliers of hope
Like some drunken Elvis singing
I go singing out of tune
Saying how I always loved you darling
And I always will

Oh when you're still waiting for the snow to fall
Doesn't really feel like Christmas at all
Still waiting for the snow to fall
It doesn't really feel like Christmas at all

Those Christmas lights
Light up the street
Down where the sea and city meet
May all your troubles soon be gone
Oh Christmas lights keep shining on

Those Christmas lights
Light up the street
Maybe they'll bring her back to me
Then all my troubles will be gone
Oh Christmas lights keep shining on
Oh Christmas lights
Light up the street
Light up the fireworks in me
May all your troubles soon be gone
Oh Christmas lights keep shining on

Video of "CHRISTMAS LIGHTS", Coldplay:


2010 CHRISTMAS SONGS (2): KYLIE MINOGUE'S 2010 VERSION OF "LET IT SNOW"




Another Christmas song for 2010 is Kylie's version of an all-time Christmas classic "LET IT SNOW". "Let It Snow", is a song written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne in 1945. It was written in July 1945 in Hollywood. First recorded by Vaughn Monroe, it became a popular hit, reaching number one on the Billboard music chart the following year. One of the best-selling songs of all time, "Let It Snow!" has been covered countless times. Due to its seasonal lyrics, it is commonly regarded as a Christmas song. Yet despite its cheery, holiday feel, it is a love song that never mentions Christmas. Here's the latest by Kylie 2010.
Video "LET IT SNOW", Kylie Minogue live at the Rockefeller Center 30-Nov-2010:

Audio "LET IT SNOW", Kylie Minogue + lyrics:

Thursday, 16 December 2010

2010 CHRISTMAS SONGS (1): HURTS, "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS NEW YEAR'S DAY"

In Britain there's a struggle every Christmas among singers and pop groups to become the number 1 bestselling single in the charts during the Christmas holidays. So, every year, many of the greatest artists of the moment try to reach number 1 on Christmas Eve. Today we post one of this year's contestants: It's the British group Hurts again. December 14th was the release daet of the single "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS NEW YEAR'S DAY".

Video "ALL I WANT FOR XMAS IS NEW YEAR'S DAY", Hurts:

Lyrics* "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS NEW YEAR'S DAY", Hurts:
*Mistakes of the lyrics in this video:
where it says: "all of the pass waiting out for Christmas"
should say: "All of the bells ringing out for Christmas"

Thursday, 9 December 2010

SPANISH AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS BRING AIRPORTS AND SKIES TO A COMPLETE STANDSTILL AT LAST WEEKEND'S 5-DAY-LONG BANK-HOLIDAY



Spain's last 5-day-off period before Christmas has become a complete chaos as the Spanish air-traffic controllers walked out of their job-posts last Friday in the middle of a busy travelling weekend. Air traffic didn't get back to normal until the army took control of the situation, but when already many passengers were stranded at the airports not being able to fly. Here are videos of the news.


Videos on Spanish air-traffic controllers crisis:




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