Finally got my hands on the abridged Wuthering Heights, read by my beloved Samuel West, and his elegant mother Prunella Scales. A wonderful novel, plus amazing narrators, I shall not in want for more.
it’s just soooooo reassuring to see there is a fan base for Samuel West on tumblr, because i absolutely adores him. His voice is purely music to my ears. Then, I mean look at that PROFILE. Finally to top it off, he was in bed with teddy bears. that’s just enough for me to love him :)
So, here’s what I like to call:
"The Evolution of Brad Little"
As we all know, Brad’s voice is not very well currently down in Seoul after years of bad vocal technique. So, I complied every “Where you long to BEEEE” from the Brad Little audios that I have! From 1997-present. There are about 25 of them in this clip, and it lasts for about 5 minutes and 30 seconds. So yeah! It’s interesting to hear how his voice has changed over the years. HAVE FUN :D So much Brad Little lol.
*audio quality and volume varies*
bunvendor asked: Hi there! I was just wondering if you could maybe give me some idea of the merchandise available on the World Tour? I only see bits and pieces (I'm based in the UK) but a lot of it looks far more interesting than what they sell over here! BTW- I really love the blog. I wish London would do something similar!
Hello there! Sure let me rack my head and hope I get them mostly right! Long text post/link spam alert.
The very basic souvenirs are key chains, charm bracelets, magic mugs (where the mask appears if something hot is poured in), shirts (Prima Donna and the Angel), caps, CDs, DVDs, poster (Phantom mask with Christmas wreath and the word BRAVO!) phantom bears (which is essentially a bear or a lion in Singapore’s case wearing a black Phantom shirt.) and this plastic mask with a huge eye bag. These were the items on sale in Manila and Singapore (except Manila didn’t have Brad and Claire’s solo albums).
Seoul had like, a Phantom department store and I’m not exaggerating. It was their 5th time to do Phantom and they were celebrating in full 25th anniversary glory. We are talking thermos, umbrellas, iPhone cases, headbands and an impressive variety of hoodies, ponchos and shirts BESIDES the mugs, keychains, jewelry et al. They also sold items from their 2009 revival that included notebooks, pencils and bookmarks. I’m sure I missed some items here because wow so many. Their kiosk was a lifestyle store.
What I love about the Bangkok merchandise is their retractable umbrella. They also made their own shirt, mug and notebook. And at pretty decent prices too!
Shanghai is second to Seoul in terms of original merchandise with products like an umbrella with a mask batsignal, studded shirts, pillow, tumbler, beanie cap, magnets, mask ring and their own keychain design. They also have the best souvenir mask of the tour so far (I mean, it comes with a hand). Shanghai is also the only tour stop so far to sell their merchandise online. The drawback of course is that the store is in Chinese, but customers overseas can try to buy via an agent.
And thank you so much! Hope this helps and isn’t so much of a drag! I have more merchandise-related posts tagged here if you are keen!