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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Putting it Together

My parents used to blast this around the house when I was growing up, and it got under my skin. It always reminds me of how difficult all the technical stuff can be.

But it occurs to me that this is one of the most inspirational songs I've ever seen on an artistic level.  It reminds me of the work and toil and how it's not all farts and rainbows and muses and shit, but how awesome the final product can be.

Looks like the audio on this clip might be off, but you can get the idea.  Yeah it's Barbra Streisand--which some people just shorten to B.S. (if they can get past the blinding rage at all), but I always liked it.

The audio on this video isn't in sync with the video, unfortunately, but it's the song that I really like.


  1. Not a fan of B.S. usually, but you're right that this is a good song to consider if you're in the arts.

    1. I'm not a huge fan either, but my parents liked her, and this song always made me think.

  2. I'll admit I'm a moderate fan of Barbra; I probably like more of her songs than I hate. This one? I love it.