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BUT Something ’bout style

Some reviews of David Archuleta’s new single, Something ‘Bout Love, have stated that they think he is growing up musically.  Hard for me to judge if the structure of the song is any more mature than those of his debut … Continue reading

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A little somethin’ somethin’ ’bout love: Part 1

Remember this comment I made on the “To Snippet or Not to Snippet” post: “Well I did snippet this one… catchy, yup radio friendly, lyrics so far sound light (but will have to make my final decision on that once … Continue reading

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Strength of Conviction

Anyone who has pre-ordered David Archuleta’s memoir, Chords of Strength, will likely have read Amazon’s product description. This line has caused some to be very concerned about David releasing his memoir and others to be thrilled: “In this personal memoir, … Continue reading

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I am David, hear me roar

Just when I think I’ve experienced all the emotions possible on this rollercoaster ride of fandom – reflection, pride, anticipation, love, anxiety, awe — David Archuleta manages to surprise me with something new. With this week’s Idol Imagine performance, the … Continue reading

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Counting ArchuCalories

I think that most of us, at one time or another, have tried some kind of diet. And whichever regime one follows, it starts, at some point, to resemble a rollercoaster ride. We stop, we start, we go up, we … Continue reading

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He shoots, he scores: The David Archuleta “Hat Trick” factor

As a teenager, I played hockey on one of the teams that comprised the first ladies hockey league in Calgary during the mid to late 1970s.  I was always hoping to score that elusive (at least for me!) hat trick.  … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ Part 2: I left my heart in San Francisco

I must say that, in hindsight, the San Francisco VIP experience was a “coulda, shoulda, woulda” moment for me.  David was so tired in sound check/meet-and-greet my heart ached for him.  Four nights in a row seems just too much … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ Part 1: Meeting David for the first time

Before this tour, the only time I’d seen David Archuleta perform live was in Salt Lake City in March – the final concert of his first solo tour. But I’d never met him in person … until Santa Rosa. At … Continue reading

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Both sides now: The David Foster question

On Monday, Nov. 16th, David Archuleta will perform three Christmas songs at the live taping of the Kaleidoscope event — “an evening of skating, song and survivorship — in Washington, D.C. The program, which was created to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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Speech From the Heart

David never does anything halfway and his speech at this week’s Utah Women’s Conference was no exception. Nervous at the start, he settled in quickly as his confidence grew.   What a joy to witness (thank you pattycake!). Through his archadorable … Continue reading

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