Monday, 31 May 2010

I grew up with awesome FEEDBACK ...

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I was just twelve when this video was made. My mother is the singer/guitarist, my father the bassist. Got no questions for you today, so thought I'd share a little of my past. Enjoy!



If anyone is interested in seeing or hearing more, you can find stuff here.

25 comments:

  1. I think it's very good Jessica,
    Not everyone's parents to do that.
    Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Yvonne.

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  2. Wow, what amazing parents you have/had.

    And now how do you 'feel' about this?

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  3. That was really cool. Thanks for sharing! I'm laughing at the thought of my parents here. hahahaha! That would be so wrong.

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  4. Oh my gosh, was that weird for you? Or are they career musicians? Also, were you an only child? This is really well-done. Like the other person, trying to picture my own parents doing this makes me laugh!
    Very cool that you got to experience this!

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  5. Yvonne: Thanks :)

    Elizabeth: Long story! :)

    Vicki: Haha, no problem :)

    Jessica: No not weird. They were musicians since I can remember. I was surrounded by it all the time and it was normal :) I even got to sing on their records and appear in their video clips :) hahaha

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  6. Holly crap!! Your parents are so cool, I mean genually cool! What did your friends say about them? I bet it was: "Wow, your parents rule!" or something like that. We dont find rocker parents everyday lol

    Thanks for this, do they still play?Awesome!

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  7. Clara, unfortunately no. They had to stop in 1995 (they had a good life though - 1983 -1995), because my mother got ill and couldn't do it anymore. She's well now though :) They're both well and live on a Greek island!

    Once in high school, when I got dropped off to school (I was about 15), a school kid said, 'Oh my god, is your boyfriend the drummer from Faith No More?' I pissed myself laughing, and just replied, 'He's not my boyfriend, he's my Dad.' And left it at that! I wasn't liked much for my 'weirdness' at school so I thought I'd get'em back for being so mean to me! HA!

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  8. Your parents are definitely way cooler than my parents ever were. Too bad you don't write YA. I'm sure you could have come up with a great story inspired by your experience.

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  9. Neat! And talented. Was that a song they wrote? I wondered if you sing it now. The video is so creative too!

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  10. I think that's really interesting. Your family life must have been filled with much excitement.
    CD

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  11. Stina: Not a fit story for YA, that's for sure! ;)

    Lynn: Yeah, my mother and father wrote everything together. I don't sing ANYthing of theirs. I heard it ENOUGH as a kid, especially when they were recording down their ideas.

    Clarissa: Oh yes, excitment and chaos and more often than not, not good.

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  12. Woah rock out! That's awesome. I grew up with musician parents too. Nothing like going to bed with the floor reverberating from practices in the basemeent and keg party band jams for your birthdays...

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  13. I couldn't help but chuckle when I read comments that couldn't imagine parents doing that. Duh! Where do fashionistas think the retro look came from? I guess kids never think parents had a life, LOL! Loved your video, Jessica. Happy your mom's well now. Hope they continue to Rock On!

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  14. Loved seeing this and all I thought was how awesome it would have been to have your parents!!

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  15. Wow super sweet parents!!!! How fun that must have been for you!

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  16. Very, very cool! I liked the video and the music -- kind of Jefferson Airplane goes grunge. Excellent stuff there. Are there any more videos out there? I was looking and ony found things about the movie, Madonna, and Counting Crows. Thanks for sharing this.

    Lee
    Tossing It Out

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  17. My Dad sold major home appliances and my Mom told me to "Comb your hair" for a living.

    ~ "Lonesome Dogg" McD-Fens

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  18. Way cool, Jess!! That was awesome. I loved it. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Very cool! So you're creativity is inherited, then? ; )

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  20. no way!!!

    that's insanely cool!

    what a tripppp

    haha!

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  21. I love this. My dad was a drummer. I loved watching him play - might be why I have a thing for rockstars these days :-)

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  22. Wow. Loved it.
    I'm always amazed how much cooler other parents arew to mine. :)

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  23. Very cool and thrashy!

    XO
    Lenore

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  24. Very, very cool! You certainly come from creative and talented parents - no wonder you love to create as well! :)

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  25. I'd imagine there is some perfect story here for YA. Plenty of rock'n'roll angst among teens--a lot to draw from.

    On another note, you are lucky to come from such talent. No wonder you are also an artist!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Michele
    Southern City Mysteries

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