After finishing my own performance on stage of the ARTheater in Cologne during the last show “Kunst gegen Bares” (KGB) in Cologne, the comedian Hildegart Scholten, who is also one of the 2 moderators of the show, asked me to support her. It is always something special for me and I really feel honoured being asked for the 2nd time (see my blog dated 28th April 2014).
(So: Thank you Hildegart – it is always a pleasure for me supporting you – I hope this was the same fun for you as it was for me!).
She whispered: “Play a sentimental song” and we both started to improvise. She sang about love and a guy called Camillo who she randomly picked out of the audience. At the end Camillo came on stage and thanked her. So this was funny for all of us. Hildegart made this evening unforgettable (at least for Camillo). 🙂
You find it on Youtube and here – Feedback welcome!
Usually I write songs in English and in German, but this time I did something different. My Spanish song “Mi tiempo llegara” is the translation of my song “My time will come”, but arranged completely different. Now it is not easy to feel the connection between these 2 songs without translating the words. Even though the content is the same, the sound isn’t.
I don’t know which song I like most, but my friends are giving me always positive feedback about the Spanish one. You’ll find also another version of this song in this blog recorded live during a jam session with the Backporch Stringband. So please watch the Youtube-video and tell me what you think and leave a comment.
As described in my blog from 25th of May 2014, I had my 3rd live performance at the poetry slam in the Cologne (Arttheater) on the 23rd of June 2014.
It was fun as always and I enjoyed myself very much. I sang 2 songs, which were new for approx. 98% of the audience :-). More musicians than comedians performed on stage this time. At the end the audience nominated a very talented young singer/songwriter as so-called “Kapitalistenschwein”:
- Alexander Körner (aka Van Nazareth)
- Robert Gross (aka Emily’s Giant)
- Robert Artley (me :-))
My first song “A long way” is about someone who had to leave home and friends. Time will tell if a relationship over a long distance can be kept and will survive or not. Maybe you can feel what I mean! Have fun with the Youtube-video:
For the non German speakers: Gert Buurmann and Hildegart Scholten – the 2 moderators of “Kunst gegen Bares” made jokes about my hairless feet 🙂 at the beginning.