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post Jan 8 2018, 01:48 PM
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I thought we may as well get a thread for this wonderful song given it's like coming to smash.

It's #18 in the midweeks today and has only just been added to Hot Hits UK on Spotify as of an hour ago. 'This is Me' is an empowering song written around Keala's character Lettie Lutz who she plays wonderfully in the film. I saw Settle on Broadway last year and she's such a breathtaking and emotional performer. 'This is Me' won the Golden Globe for "best original song" last night which puts it on the right path for the Oscars.



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post Jan 8 2018, 02:36 PM
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It's an actual anthem. Love that it's shaping up to be a genuine smash too wub.gif

I keep rewatching that live recording... it gives me life. THAT HAIRFLIP!!!!
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post Jan 8 2018, 02:50 PM
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Really alsoran

I can see why it does well - shame Katy Perry couldn't have timed her release wih this movie and released it as first single, like Demon Lavatory. It is more 'her' than her entire album!
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post Jan 8 2018, 02:59 PM
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Wonder will the Ke$ha version start to move up
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post Jan 8 2018, 04:57 PM
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Hope it can go top 10 eventually! One of the best songs I’ve heard in a long time !
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post Jan 8 2018, 05:19 PM
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This is incredible. I now love this more than the Kesha version
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post Jan 8 2018, 05:27 PM
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Completely obsessed with this, a masterpiece lyrically and vocally heart.gif heart.gif

So happy this won the golden globe! Oscar next plz <3
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post Jan 8 2018, 06:09 PM
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This is absolutely incredible, hope it wins the Oscar wub.gif Definitely a highlight of the film. It is SO much better than the Kesha version which feels totally soulless and devoid of all the heart and passion that makes this such a powerful and honest song.
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post Jan 9 2018, 09:14 AM
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QUOTE(Liаm @ Jan 8 2018, 06:09 PM) *
This is absolutely incredible, hope it wins the Oscar wub.gif Definitely a highlight of the film. It is SO much better than the Kesha version which feels totally soulless and devoid of all the heart and passion that makes this such a powerful and honest song.


I had high hopes for the Kesha version because it's the kind of song I felt would maybe fit her situation, but I get the feeling it was rush-recorded without giving her any time to resonate with the song.
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post Jan 9 2018, 11:22 AM
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Keala's version is so epic. wub.gif It's definitely my preferred version. Kesha's is... serviceable, but she sounds emotionally detached. (I actually heard Kesha's version first btw, so it's not like I was initially comparing it unfavourably to Keala's - even hearing Kesha's first I was a bit "hmm", but then I heard Keala's and was like, wow!).
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post Jan 9 2018, 12:12 PM
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Up to 16 on Spotify! She's gonna chart top 10 next week isn't she? ohmy.gif
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post Jan 9 2018, 12:48 PM
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post Jan 9 2018, 01:07 PM
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QUOTE(cqmerqnita @ Jan 9 2018, 12:48 PM) *
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didn't realise it had been added to hothits on spotify
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post Jan 11 2018, 07:19 AM
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She has released an EP of 6 songs today ‘Chapter One’ for those interested. Annoyingly though it’s just under ‘Keala’
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post Jan 11 2018, 11:09 PM
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I actually quite enjoy it on this listen laugh.gif It's very Disney!
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post Jan 12 2018, 11:32 AM
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post Jan 12 2018, 11:58 AM
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Yessss!
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post Jan 12 2018, 06:31 PM
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UK music channels are gonna have something to play now, YESSSS!!!
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post Jan 15 2018, 10:20 AM
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I am genuinely surprised at how well this is doing on Spotify! I didn't think it'd touch the top 40, let alone spend as long as it has in the top 20! ohmy.gif There still seems to be momentum behind it too, so I hope this can eventually go top 10, although I doubt it.
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