Killer Karaoke

We here at the studio have always held to the ‘Golden Rule of Karaoke’ – that you must listen to your fellow warblers with the same generosity that you would like them to extend to you when you prove to be over-ambitious in attempting that high note. But we’ve all been there, sitting in a bar or restaurant with the slight fear that your ears will start to bleed due to the wannabe Carrie Underwood with the karaoke mike. However, this fabulous and bizarre article in the New York Times (which can be read here) proves how lucky we are; in the Philippines, one song has proven so deadly that many karaoke bars have removed it entirely. What is this song? Well, we’ll let you read it for yourself, but next time you find yourself thinking evil thoughts to the woman who has proven for the 7,689th time that a few drinks does not actually make it more likely that you can sing ‘And I Will Always Love You’ like Whitney Houston, reflect on how lucky you have it.

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LIZ CAPLAN, has been teaching and coaching voice since 1978 in New York City and guest lectures throughout the United States and Europe. Her students are currently featured in principle roles on Broadway, National tours, Off Broadway, regionally, and as artists in the recording industry. Some have also been nominated for the prestigious Tony and Grammy awards and have been Emmy award winners. Besides working vocally with recording artists, Liz does consulting work for all the major record labels. Liz Caplan Vocal Studios is located in New York City, and is one of the premiere vocal studios in the country. Now staffed by Liz and a group of highly trained and talented Voice Teachers, it is able to bring Liz's mission of 'balancing the state of the artist' to many.
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