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Kurang lebih 2 tahun semenjak terakhir kali posting disini. LOL

Kali ini saya mau berbagi info tentang seorang musisi yang saya ketahui dari seorang teman (thanks Taufik Sleman yang penuh inspirasi). Dia adalah Vira Talisa, mungkin sudah banyak yang kenal karena lagu lagu covernya sempat mengguncang Soundcloud. Salah satu hal yang bikin saya tertarik dengernya karena dia cover lagu band favorit saya, White Shoes & The Couples Company. Ada 2 lagu yang dia cover, Kisah Dari Selatan Jakarta dan Senandung Maaf, Nice!

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Monday Music: The British Grenadier

grenadier!

The Woolshed Wargamer

bunker hill

The British Grenadier has long been one of my favourite military marches.¬† If you ever watched the movie Barry Lyndon you will remember the scene where the young Barry watched Gale‚Äôs Regiment passing by in review with the fife and drums playing ‚ÄėThe British Grenadier‚Äė.

From ‚ÄúBarry Lyndon‚ÄĚ (1975)

I am not sure I have even heard of a movie set in the American War of Independence that did not have a scene with British redcoats advancing to the fifes and drums playing this particular march.

From ‚ÄúThe Patriot‚ÄĚ (2000)

From ‚ÄúRevolution‚ÄĚ (1985)

A version with the lyrical accompaniment (the lyrics and a few more verses for you to sing along with are noted below):

And what would be a Trooping of the Colour without The British Grenadier being belted out?

Full Lyrics:

Some talk of Alexander, And some of Hercules
Of Hector and Lysander, And such great…

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