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Smule Spotlight: _Sean

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Smule Spotlight: _Sean

Hello! 🎶😮🎶
I’m Sean, and I live in San Antonio, TX. I am 76 years old, but I workout constantly and use a lot of moisturizer on my face. When I grow up I want to be a teacher.

I’m actually not 76, but the teacher thing is true. I am a senior at the U. of Texas at San Antonio, and will graduate with a degree in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy.

As far as hobbies, I’m a total bookworm. My favorite book is “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson. I also love college football, every single documentary ever narrated by David Attenborough, internet “comments” sections, the car racing game on my Iphone, R2-D2, baking inedible runny red velvet cake with my little boy, and going to see my girlfriend’s (@linseyphillips) dad’s band (The Secret Service) play at the Ocean Drive in New Jersey.

What makes you excited to Sing?

I am a member of the best Smule singing group ever, Sing Republic. We have such a diverse, ridiculously talented group of people that I’m constantly inspired to improve as a singer and to try new styles and genres.

Who influences you the most?

It sounds cheesy, but my friends in Sing Republic influence me both musically and as a human being in general. There are just over forty of us, and we live all over the globe, from Lincoln, Nebraska to Canada to Holland to Ranchero Cucumber, California or whatever you call that place where Kat lives.

These folks are some of my dearest friends. Friends who make me laugh every morning online as well as when we are able to get together in person. Friends who were there for me late into the night when my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer last winter. Friends who were there to listen again when he passed away in June. They inspire me. More than they know probably.

Share a personal fact no one would ever guess about you.

I have a paternal uncle who was one of the original guitarists for the band Kansas, but he was kicked out well before they became famous. (I’m completely serious.)

Can you share one quote or saying you love, that keeps you going in life?

🎶😮🎶Sing Loud & Proud!🎶😮🎶

If you could have one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

That’s easy. Cookies!

 

 

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Group Spotlight: Freesoulz Music

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Group Spotlight: Freesoulz Music

Our group was founded with the goal of creating a safe zone. A family. A place to go to talk about life and music. We never expected to create the epitome of that. This amazing group of individuals come from all walks of life and yet our love for music, family, and Smule have brought us together from around the globe. We’ve even been fortunate enough to arrange multiple group meet ups in Florida, Nashville, and more soon to come.

What is your favorite style to sing as a group?

That is the beauty of smule and Freesoulz. We sing, enjoy, and love all genres of music.

If you could get together in real life for 3 days, what would you do?

We have! More than once and more to come!

Please share any favorite memories as a group?

Meatloaf 😏

How can people follow you? 

Check us out at @_FreeSoulzMusic_

Name 5 qualities that you try to highlight in your group?

Trust. Love. Friendship. Creativity. Passion.

Who is your group leader(s) for community to ask questions?

Our founders are @effinALYKINZ and @JustLalo

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Group Spotlight: Shut Up And Sing

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Group Spotlight: Shut Up And Sing

Shut Up And Sing aka SUAS, is more than a group of friends who’ve gathered to sing together. SUAS has evolved into a family with people from all over the world, who really support, respect and love eachother.

We enjoy recording groupcollabs and to join competitions together. Both, to better our singing, but also to get more interaction and good experiences between our members.

Our goal is simple. To sing together and have fun while doing that! One strict rule in SUAS has always been: NO DRAMA! And that rule goes very well together with the groupname… SHUT UP And Sing

Our Slogan, Shut Up And Sing – Turn It Up It’s More Than Just Music

What is your favorite style to sing?

We don’t have a certain favourite style to sing as a group. We sing many different genres and rely on the creativity of our members, and their different skills within their personal favourite styles.

If you could get together in real life for 3 days, what would you do?

Just as we are different in our music preferences, we also have very different personalities. If I would organize a meetup, I might organize a Music Camp. A few days filled with activities, such as cooking/eating together, teamwork exercises and singing together by the campfire in the evenings. BBQ and Marshmallows:)

What artists influence you?

Well that is a hard question. Haha. I adore many artists. At the moment definitely Coldplay, because I think there is real quality to their songs. This summer, I went to a live Coldplayconcert and since that concert they influence me even more, since I got to, not only listen to their music, but also see how respectful they interact with their audience.

Favorite Ice Cream?

Easy question ūüėÄ Strawberry jam, Vanilla/Strawberry Ice Cream with a bunch of colorful sprinkles

Please share any favorite memories as a group:

Well, there is one peculiar memory that I have. I met a girl through the Smule app and she became a leader of my group. She is now my girlfriend.

I’ve met several members in person and it’s only the beginning. We all look forward to creating more memories together. Both on the app and face to face.

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Smule Spotlight: Christine_TV

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Christine_TV is a singer and a mother based out of  Sydney, Australia. Christine loves the stage, she was a ballarina until she was about 18, however she singing has always been her #1! Alongside singing, she is also interested in in science, psychology and literature. And if she could go back in time for a week, she would pick the Victorian Era. (Great choice)!
She is a member of TheVoices_TV, OneLoveOfficial and TrueEpicSounds, where she sings with other incredibly talented members! Join her! :)

1. Username and real name:
Christine_TV
2. Favorite Performance:
After years of not singing, Smule! has given me so much joy. I can’t pick one; but I loved singing All I ask, Orange Coloured Sky and Ready for Love. All for very different reasons.

Also getting to sing with such talented people from around the world every day, cannot pick one!
3. Fun fact about you:
I was a performer for many years – singing, dancing and acting. I have a beautiful husband – Cameron, son – William and furbaby – Charlie. I LOVE animals (more than most people!).
4. What makes you excited to Sing?
Everything! When I am happy I want to sing, when I am sad I want to sing, when I am angry… that is the beauty of music and singing gives you that outlet. When I sing the joy it brings my soul I cannot put into words – I would sing 24/7 if I could. Smule! has brought back singing into my life and I can’t tell you what that has meant.
5. If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?
Probably a shape shifter like Mystique in X-men.
6. Who is your biggest inspiration?
My inspiration is my son. I gave up singing years ago and since he was born he’s brought music back in my life – I sing nursery rhymes¬†for him all day long and I want him to know you can achieve your dreams and do what you love in life. My husband and my family (Dad, Mum, brother Jonathan,¬†Nanna, Nannu) have always encouraged me to sing and they now are listening to my Smule! Songs everyday.
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Smule Spotlight: _SarahWilks_

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_SarahWilks_ is a long time singer on the Smule app who is part of many amazing groups:¬†#OMG #Music1st #SoulFireArtist #Dejavu #TheChosen #Swingers! Her performances are incredible, and if you are looking for performances with passion, Sarah is the person to lurk. ūüėČ

Username and real name (if you want):
My sing name is @_SarahWilks_ and my real life name is Sarah Wilkinson

Favorite Performance: 

So so soooo many performances to chose from. I am surrounded by such amazing singers, many of which I can call my friends who I adore to sing with but one performance that springs to mind is a song that i joined @Ali_M1 on. She always amazes me and when I heard her open call for this song she just blew me away.

Fun Fact about you: 

Eeep this question is a toughie haha When I was younger I had a speech impediment which with speech therapy I over came it but I can still get tongue tied and stutter a little bit if flustered lol but when I sing I know the the words will come out effortlessly….Ok so not much of a fun fact haha erm I love LOTR and stood outside all day in Leicester Square, London outside the premier of The Return of the King to get Viggo Mortensen’s (Aragorn) autograph which I got….result!!!

What makes you excited to Sing:
Hmmmm well I sing all the time wherever I may be and my coworkers would probably say too much hehe I just truly love to sing! On the app it’s exciting singing songs I wouldn’t of normally of thought to sing and when I joined Smule I realized I could harmonize which just makes the whole experience more fun. The ultimate though is when singing live the buzz you get when performing is just amazing.

Also to the groups I am in thank you for allowing me to be apart of your family you all make singing so much more exciting #OMG #Music1st #SoulFireArtist #Dejavu #TheChosen #Swingers I love to meet people with a passion for singing.

Who is your biggest inspiration?

I can’t think of just one so many people inspire me. My mum is my no 1 fan haha and always encourages me to sing. There are fellow smulers that absolutely amaze me with their voices and then there’s music legends like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Nicks & many more that keep me doing what I love to do and that is singing my heart out.

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

Well I want to travel the world so it would be cool if I had the power to teleport. The thought of being able to transport to a nice tropical island after a hard day of working sounds divine to me.

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Smule Spotlight: tamara_hope

 

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Today we are spotlighiting Tamara, an active member in the community who is apart of many groups such as:  SingRepublic, OneLove, Novus, m1 or musicfirst, and singingsisters! Not only does she sing with many groups, she has also been on the app for 5 years, when Smule first began! Truly happy she is still doing what she is so talented atРsinging! Learn more about her below or sing with her here!

Username: Tamara_hope

Favorite Performance:

So, although this seems sort of ridiculous, my absolute favorite thing about smule is that I get to be me and I’m a big goof! So, one of my favorite performances of all time (not my best singing) is when some of my favorite people got together for the first time to create some Backstreet Boys craziness for #smulepickparody.

http://www.smule.com/p/424226063_203808476

 

Fun Fact about you:

The most interesting thing about me is that I am a pirate! I am a stunt performer, singer and actress at Pirates Dinner Adventure in California.  I absolutely love it and am completely passionate about my work.  I feel like a kid!  I get to play with with swords, swing from ropes, play fight, all while getting to sing!

 

What makes you excited to Sing:

There has never been a time in my life that I haven’t been excited to sing. ¬†I love the challenge and I feel like there is always something to learn and improve upon. ¬†But, more than anything, the fact that music brings people together is what makes me most excited about it. ¬†Musicians share a special connection.

 

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

I would love to have the superpower of mind control! I know, it’s totally selfish of me, but to be able to control how things ran… I can only imagine the possibilities. ¬†I could make people be more kind to each other. ¬†Ultimately, I could make this world a pretty darn peaceful place, no matter how artificial it was. ¬†It would be worth it!!

 

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