Today we feature a Daily Bright Side, my favorite part about Wednesdays this fall…
If you have not yet seen this new musical comedy on FOX you MUST check it out tonight, 9 pm EST. Since it started in August, Glee has had 5 songs in the itunes top 10 and an additional 5 in the itunes top 200. The first Glee Cast Version to be a big hit is their rendition of Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ which recently hit “Gold” status according to Columbia Records.
According to the Boston Herald:
Songs featured in the first four episodes of “Glee” have been downloaded more than 1.1 million times via iTunes. Last week 10 songs from “Glee” were on the iTunes Top 200. “Somebody to Love (Glee Cast Version)” was nestled in the Top 10 along with superstar acts such as Miley Cyrus, Black Eyed Peas and Jay-Z.
Not only is the show producing musical success for the Glee Cast but for the original artists as well. Glee Music Producer Adam Anders said:
“Not only are the versions I’m producing selling like crazy, but there’s a huge jump in sales of the originals. It’s turning a whole new generation onto songs or bands they’ve never heard of. It’s a cool way for older classic artists to get a whole new life.”
Speaking of cool older classic artists…. here is a clip of my all time favorite Glee Cast Version yet recorded. I had the day off today so I went back and watched the episode featuring Somebody to Love by Queen. I heart classic rock so I decided to make this today’s Daily Bright Side. I hope you enjoy!
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