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1 F Hello everyone, we have chosen a song from the movie "Grease" F Hello everyone, we have chosen a song from the movie "Grease". Especially the song “Grease lightning”.
2 Grease lightning!F We tried to make a nice presentation. But first, we going to let you hear the song. We hope you like it!By Amelie Coolkens, Dries Verheyden, Freija Verheyden and Femke Willekens
3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c48Ol9xkaqM F Why this car could be systamatic hydromatic ultramatic Why It could be Greased Lightning(Greased Lightning!) We'll get some overhead lifters and four barrel quads oh yeah (Keep talkin' wo keep talking) Fuel injection cutoffs and chrome plated rods oh yeah (We'll get it ready, Ill kill to get it ready) With a four-speed on the floor They'll waiting at the door You know that ain't no shit we'll be gettin'osta tit In Greased Lightning Go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go Go greased lightning you're burning up the quarter mile (Greased lightning go greased lightning) Go greased lightning you're coastin' through the heat lap trial (Greased lightning go greased lightning) You are supreme, the chicks will cream for greased lightning Go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go "We'll get some purple fringe taillights and thirty inch fins" oh yeah A Palomino dashboard and duel muffler twins oh yeah With new pistons, plugs, and shocks I can get off my rocks, You know that I ain't bragging, she's a real pussy wagon Greased lightning Go greased lightning you're burning up the quarter mile (Greased lightning go greased lightning) Go greased lighting you're coasting through the heat lap trial (Greased lightning go greased lightning) You are supreme the chicks'll cream for grease lightning Go greased lightning you're burning up the quarter mile (Greased lightning go greased lightning) Go greased lighting you're coasting through the heat lap trial (Greased lightning go greased lightning) You are supreme the chicks'll cream for grease lightning Lightning, lightning, lightning Lightning, lightning, lightning LightningF
4 Introduction Soundtrack The movie: Grease Singer: John Travolta Genre: musical / rock’n rollRelease: 16 June1976 (USA)MusicalA Grease lightning is the soundtrack of the movie Grease. It is sung by John Travolta and some backing vocals. The music genre is musical and rock and roll. The release from the movie grease was on the 16 of June in 1976 (USA). There were also made musicals of the movie grease.
5 Voice of the lead singer John Travolta’s voice:DeepWarmBreathyHighClearFriendlyA John Travolta's voice ranges from deep, warm and breathy to high. It also sounds clear and friendly. His voice made John Travolta very popular because it’s so special. He became very quickly a womanizer.
6 Instruments Rock’n Roll: - Guitar - Piano - Bass - Tenor Saxophone D Grease lightinig is a rock’n roll song. Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that evolved in the United States during the late 40s and early 50s. The clothes in the videoclip are typically for this music genre. The most importent instrument of this kind of music are: the guitar, the piano, the bass and the tenor saxophone.
7 Verses / stanzas Car tuning Detailed description The look The sounds The insideTo impress girlsD The whole song goes about “Car tuning”, especially the verses or stanzas. In the lyrics they give a detailed description about the look, sounds and the inside of the car. It’s al made to impress the girls.
8 Chorus “Grease lightning, go Grease lightning” (car) Very powerful Easy to sing alongIt supports the songF The verses alternate with the chorus. The chorus is “Grease lightning, go Grease lightning” . It’s very powerful and easy to sing along. The chorus summarized where the whole song goes about. It supports the song.
9 Tone Amused Enthusiastic Fast Happy Joyful Nostalgic Straightforward PlayfulBalladA The music feels:AmusedEnthusiasticFastHappyJoyfulNostalgicStraightforward andPlayfulAll these elements describe the feeling of the movie grease. We also think that the song is a ballad.
10 Why a ballad? Tells a story Car: grease lightning girl Story sung (typical)RepeatedSimple, dialogue, refrain, …A It’s a ballad because the song tells a story about the car. The car is a “Grease lightning” ( een vette bliksem ). You can get any girl if you ride with this car. Normally the story is told, but now it is sung. This is very typical for musical movies.Often words or phrases are repeated. The language is simple, the story is told through dialogue and action and there is a refrain (chorus).
11 Summarized: music and text Perfectly suited to the moodVery happy songImpress girlsThe 50’sD The music is perfectly suited to the mood of the text and the movie . It’s a very happy song, that goes about a car to impress the girls. It’s a typical Rock’n Roll song of the 50’s.
12 Why this song? Happy song Dance Number one Reflects the whole movie GreaseNostalgiaF But why have we chosen Grease lighting?The reason why we have chosen this song is mainly because it is a happy song. It’s a song you can sing along but you can also dance on it. This is proved by John Travolta in the clip. His dance moves become very popular and the song became a big hit. The soundtrack was weeks at number one, and and Travolta and Newton-John were instantly famous.The song reflects a bit the whole film. That’s why it is the soundtrack of the film. When we thinks of grease, we thinks also rock and roll and pure nostalgia. This can be noticed in the song.
13 And now our own movieA And now we are going to show you or own hand made videoclip of the song.
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