May 05, 2010

Giveaway: Michael Bolton's "One World, One Love" CD

When I hear the name Michael Bolton, I automatically think of the movie Office Space. I can't help it. Poor Michael Bolton is the butt of a lot of jokes in that movie.. but it's a good flick. So when I was asked to review a complimentary copy of Bolton's latest CD, One World, One Love, I didn't know what to expect. (The CD was provided to me by Universal because I am a member of Music Moms).
Michael Bolton has definitely made an effort to change with the times. Gone is the hair. The cover of his new CD shows a pretty attractive guy... I don't remember him looking like that. His music, in my opinion, is changing, too. Sure, he still sings of love and heartbreak, but it's not all power ballads. It's a fairly upbeat play list.
I was most excited to hear his collaboration with Lady Gaga. Michael Bolton and Lady Gaga? Not exactly two artists I would think of pairing together. They co-wrote "Murder My Heart" and Gaga provides back up on the track, too. I like it. It's a love song, but a different spin on romance than you would expect Bolton to take.
Most of the songs on the disc are co-written by Bolton. I have to admit, though, it's two covers that I really enjoy. Bolton tackles Terence Trent D'Arby's hit "Sign Your Name." When I heard the beginning of the song, I knew that I knew the song, but I couldn't put my finger on it until the chorus. He definitely gives it his own flavor. Bolton also covers Van Morrison's "Crazy Love," one of my favorite songs ever, and I wasn't disappointed.
I'm not a fan of the entire disc. Some of the songs seem interchangeable. Overall, though, it's quite enjoyable.
Universal and Music Moms want a lucky Buried in Laundry reader to have their own copy of One World, One Love.
To enter, leave me a comment telling me your favorite love song. You must provide a valid email address.
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The giveaway is open to U.S. addresses. The deadline to enter is 8 a.m. MST May 9, 2010. The winner will be chosen by The winner will have 48 hours after notification to provide me with a mailing address or a new winner will be chosen.
Want to check out some of the songs? Michael Bolton will be appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 7... where I'm hoping he'll sing something off his new disc.


MandyE (Twin Trials and Triumphs) said...

It's an oldie, but a goodie...our favorite love song is "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton. :)

MandyE (Twin Trials and Triumphs) said...

I'm a follower! (Thanks for the give-away opportunity!)

Anonymous said...

I love "Lost in this Moment" by Big and Rich. Just love that one...
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