Steph Posted April 28, 2007 Share Posted April 28, 2007 During the past few days Iâ€™ve had to reason with quite a few people who were quite negative about Mika and some djs are publically poking fun at mika on air so I have since sat down to think about this properly and I looked at piece again which I wrote a few weeks backâ€¦. It is still as acurate yto today, even more so now I feelâ€¦. Hereâ€™s what I think the problem is : Mika had appeared from nowhere and jumped straight to no1 with a single and video which is so different to anything seen beforeâ€¦.(few know that he had an uphill struggle with the music industry for many years because he refused to be moulded into a â€˜designer boxâ€™ Mika is very gifted, he can play an instrument to perfection and he can use his voice in various ways to suit his songsâ€¦.. this is unusual and scares people, solo artists are supposed to sing melodramatic ballardsâ€¦this frightens peopleâ€¦ Mika is a true performer, he can deliver his songs with so much energy that this again makes the onlooker uneasy â€¦. |Mika does not conform to the sometimes very conservative music iindustryâ€™s idea of safe music for solo artists , he fights for his ideas and makes sure they are fully represented â€¦.It again scares the ones in the knowhowâ€¦ Mika wrote a supherb concept album which few people took the trouble to understand for what it is, the album goes full circle and his songs are a modern portrait of our society. He delivers his songs in a way he sees best to get accross, â€¦People only hear and see the songs as â€˜overthetop popâ€™ and again it scares them Mika speaks very distinctly and he comes accross as very educated, through his many changes in his childhood he has travelled a great dea and gained much life experience which reflects in his music, which again sets him apart and â€¦.people misread this as arrogantâ€¦ DJâ€™s have compared his â€˜priviledgedâ€™ background to that of the Chiefs, is that a crime? Mika wears very colourful clothes and he has a great sense of style..his own wacky style,..people are again frightened by this because, although many would like to dare do so too, they cannot let goâ€¦ Mika is a supherb performer and his deliveries are colourful because he wants his fans to let their hair downâ€¦.again this scares people because they would like to let go too and yet they canâ€™t with â€˜love todayâ€™ Mika has brough out another top pop single which is about to sit in the top 10 for another few weeks, this again is not to the taste of the â€™so called progressive â€˜djs Lastlyâ€¦..Mika has all the looks , charm , sustance and sex appeal and â€¦.people are envious of these too My conclusion is that he will have to fight all the way because conservative Britain is not ready for him, not really! But I know that he will fight and he will win!!! Ps ..His album will probably become an all-time classic in 10 years time when the industry has finally woken upâ€¦. About the press: First they build you up just to knock you down steph Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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