Friday, November 3, 2006

Video of the Month - Hotel California

Good morning, or whatever time it is at where you are.

Having music while you work is nice, isn't it? I have just included a music video for additional entertainment while you visit. Initially, I thought I'd show a new video weekly but now it probably is a better idea to have it for a whole month considering the positive response received for this maiden effort.

Therefore this will be the Video of the Month for November. Yes, it's "Hotel California", a live version from The Eagles. This is actually my all-time favourite song and, it's also my all-time favourite karaoke song. I kid you not! On the first listen, it appeared to be a tough song to sing but it really is not. Why don't you give it a try. I have the lyrics below to help you along. So volume up and sing it, baby!

Hotel California
On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
I had to stop for the night
There she stood in the doorway;
I heard the mission bell
And I was thinking to myself,
'This could be Heaven or this could be Hell'
Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way
There were voices down the corridor,
I thought I heard them say...

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel California
Any time of year, you can find it here

Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes bends
She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys, that she calls friends
How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat.
Some dance to remember, some dance to forget

So I called up the Captain,
'Please bring me my wine'
He said,'We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty nine'
And still those voices are calling from far away,
Wake you up in the middle of the night
Just to hear them say...

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place
Such a lovely face
They livin' it up at the Hotel California
What a nice surprise, bring your alibis

Mirrors on the ceiling,
The pink champagne on ice
And she said 'We are all just prisoners here, of our own device'
And in the master's chambers,
They gathered for the feast
The stab it with their steely knives,
But they just can't kill the beast

Last thing I remember, I was
Running for the door
I had to find the passage back
To the place I was before
'Relax,'said the night man,
We are programmed to receive.
You can checkout any time you like,
but you can never leave


  1. Anonymous12:59 PM

    Yes... a song that I like a lot too
    An all time favourite

  2. Z, you too? I'm not alone.

  3. you are definitely not alone with "hotel california", happy, expect the waves of fans to swarm in. :-P

  4. Definitely a good choice! I salute your taste and sense here!

  5. YD, you are so sweet. Thanks.

    MM, Thank you.