Skip to comments.Magnificent Voices & Good Looking As Well – Or So My Wife Tells Me…
Posted on 11/25/2011 6:37:16 AM PST by sussex
Glammed and glitzed of course but, nevertheless, surely few would deny feeling a surge of electricity as these guys sweep the scales. Nice, now and then, to hear real singers within the idiom of pop
..they are good looking as well or so my wife tells me
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I must agree with your wife! VERY nice! ;-)
it’s either opera, or it’s pop.
This ain’t opera.
Somewhere Alfredo Kraus is turning over in his grave.
Whatever you call what they do- I love it.
Here’s a better song:
il Divo - Regresa A Mi
(or in English, ‘Unbreak My Heart’)
I first heard this on the radio. I’d never heard of them before, but this caused me to seek out and buy their records.
Handsome bunch of guys- especially the Frenchman.
(third from the left)
It is considered classic pop or classical pop. I sing in this genre at times. What it has in common with Opera is classical training and of course the use of foreign language either Italian or Latin either through out or intermittent.
Heard them for the first time a few weeks ago.
I would call them talent and looks for chicks.
Hot stuff in Europe. They can sing.
A little background on El Divo:
Il Divo (”divine male performer” in Italian) is a multinational operatic pop vocal group created by music manager, executive, and reality TV star Simon Cowell. Formed in the United Kingdom, they are also signed to Cowell’s record label, Syco Music. Il Divo is a group of four male singers: French pop singer Sébastien Izambard, Spanish baritone Carlos Marín, American tenor David Miller, and Swiss tenor Urs Bühler. To date, they have sold more than 26 million albums worldwide.
The idea behind Il Divo’s creation came to Cowell after hearing Andrea Bocelli singing Con te partirò while watching The Sopranos. In 2004, G4, a quartet of operatic male singers, also appeared in the UK on the Simon Cowell TV show X-factor. They finished runners-up, but were signed by Sony records. Aware of this new appreciation for lyrical voices and classical music, he decided to form a multinational quartet (the members hail from Spain, Switzerland, France, and the United States, the name being in Italian) that tried to recreate the style of The Three Tenors.
Simon Cowell conducted a worldwide search for young singers who were willing to embark on the Il Divo project, which lasted two years, from 2001 until December 2003, when the fourth member of Il Divo, American tenor David Miller, was signed. The well-established formation of Il Divo comprises a renowned Spanish baritone, Carlos Marín; two classically trained tenors, Swiss Urs Bühler and American David Miller; and a French pop singer, Sébastien Izambard.
Il Divo sings in English, Italian, Spanish, French, and Latin. Il Divo was named the Most Multinational UK No.1 Album Group in the 2006 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
On 25 April 2007, Il Divo performed on American Idol in one of the “Idol Gives Back” episodes, which raised money for children in the U.S. and Africa. For every vote cast during that show, Idol sponsors Coca-Cola, AT&T, and others donated money to Charity Projects Entertainment Fund (CPEF) and other groups such as Save the Children and America’s Second Harvest.
On 12 December 2008, Il Divo performed their new song at the Swedish Idol 2008 finale in the Globen Arena in Stockholm.
Terrific songs by Divo:
Il divo - (CAN’T LIVE) WITHOUT YOU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbGhxjV-jqw
(wow..gives me goosebumps)
IL Divo- KNIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN
IL Divo- WINNER TAKES IT ALL (an old ABBA song)
IL Divo- SOMEWHERE (from West Side Story)
(This one will make you cry)
IL Divo- MY WAY
IL Divo- AMAZING GRACE
IL Divo OH HOLY NIGHT
IL Divo WHITE CHRISTMAS
IL Divo- AVE MARIA
These are georgeous guys with beautiful voices.
Any romantically inclined gal on your Christmas list would love them.
Get the DVD- so she can LOOK at them as well.
IL Divo Website:
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