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I Heard it Through the Grapevine

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Lady Leshurr

“I started thinking, ‘You know what? Why don’t I just rap?’ Because it’s just poetry with a beat behind it, really.”

Lady Leshurr in The Guardian.

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Stepping into a song: “Le Premier Bonheur du Jour”

When you sing, you’re telling a story. Like a good actor, you need to believe the words that come out of your mouth; to choose them. No matter who wrote them.

Watch Françoise Hardy switch from ‘young female guest on Sacha Distel‘s TV show’ to ‘woman in love’.  We believe her as she starts to sing. Why? Because she believes herself. You can see her refocus. Watch her pupils get bigger, then smaller, around 14 seconds in: 

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