Archives for September 29, 2009

{Tickled Pink} The lunatic, the lover, and the poet

Image by Kattaca, inspired by "The Little Prince."

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.

– William Shakespeare

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Copyright © 2009 SashaH. Muradali. All Rights Reserved.

Blake: A Social Media Musical Revolution

By: Sarah Fahey, guest blogger

Dashing good looks, manners, charm, wit and a huge amount of talent… oh! and let’s not forget a Classical Brit Award for their debut album!

Blake, a classical crossover group, comprising of Stephen Bowman, Jules Knight, Dominic Tighe and Ollie Baines, first appeared on the scene in 2007 after forming on Facebook.

Whoa. Social media in action, anyone?

Initially compared to G4 and Il Divo, but soon growing into their own for their unique style of harmonies, Blake take well-known classical and pop songs, and together with their Musical Director, Mark Williams, create arrangements which are truly breathtaking.

In early 2009, Dominic Tighe left the group to return to an acting career. The others, still wanting to continue with their music, recruited new member Humphrey Berney using an appeal on Twitter. [Read more…]