Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Try : Colbie Caillat



The video was first posted to you tube on July 8 and it struck a chord with viewers. It has been viewed  21, 21,269.942 billion and had generated lots of passionate debate.

The song has a powerful message about appearance, acceptance and society expectations of beauty.

I love Colbie Cailat music since her first debut album Coco released in 2007. What I love about her is that she wrote and sings about simple, everyday things in an unassuming manner.  Every song has a soulful swing and sunny tunes which is hard to compare to other artist.

In her new single Try, from the album Gypsy Heart,  She stance against so-called perfection, encouraging women of all ages to embrace what they already have as they strip off the layers of make-up for the camera.

The clip features woman in diverse ages, races and boy type are shown singing along to such poignant lyrics as “When you’re all alone by yourself, do you like you?

One woman also removes a wig to reveal a bald head, and Caillat herself removes hair extensions and fake eyelashes.

The song finishes: "Take your make-up off/Let your hair down/Take a breath/Look into the mirror, at yourself/Don't you like you?/Cause I like you."

The song is a self-empowerment, urging every one of us to look deeper than the surface when it comes to ourselves.

You don't have to try so hard, You don't have to give it all away, You just have to get up, get up, get up; You don't have to change a single thing!

This is such a perfect song for the real world today’s society. We are pressured to live up to other’s expectations.

Ladies and gents, you are amazing and beautiful and should take a moment to watch this video:)

No Photoshop in this world that will make you a better person and tones of make-up. You just have to accept who you are and that you're beautiful and unique in your own way :)

Life is good!


14 comments:

  1. Very sweet song. I love empowering songs. They feel more significant and well meaning. Good for a pick-me-up. =)

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  2. Thank you, you are very beautiful too Sunny!

    I love Colbie too, very pretty, nice voice and really meaningful songs :)

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  3. Appearance and Acceptance. I think I should add this on my playlist.

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  4. This music made me tear up. So beautiful!

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  5. it's nice to know her video clip is doing well in Youtube. i still have several of her songs in my regular playlist. she looks a bit older now... :)

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  6. Beautiful song!
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  7. Love the messages in her songs. Plus, all her songs are "singable". Love this song particularly.

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  8. What a lovely song! :)

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    Ritcha
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  9. such a cool song, love it! xx
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  10. Wow, a really strong message presented in a beautiful and moving way. Love it, thanks for pointing it out Sunny. Thank you so much for your really sweet message on my blog, you are so kind. Hoping all is well with you, love Linda xx

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  11. It is a lovely song. Just be yourself! :)
    Thanks for sharing. :)

    Jenn
    The Pink Lemonade Girl

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  12. Beautiful song posted by a beautiful blogger from a beautiful voice of colbie

    Yours
    Beautiful fan kulapitot char

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