Here are seven more videos that prove talent exists all over YouTube – no matter one’s gender, age, background or eccentricities.
Christina Bianco’s “Let It Go” cover as Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato & more!
Sign up YouTube user and performer Christina Bianco for one of the late-night shows, as her interpretations of famous female singers surpass her beautiful voice with much range. Christina performed “Let It Go” to an audience, as seen in this video, which captures her adaptability and humorous impressions of musical icons like Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand. Not until halfway does she veer from Idina Menzel‘s and Demi Lovato‘s recognizable versions from Frozen, but even the beginning is as flavorful as the rest of the laugh-out-loud, well-done performance. Christina immerses herself into these celebrity caricatures, becoming a character to an extent.
“Love is an Open Door” Proposal
How about proposing to your significant other at the end of a song that actually possesses a line at the end about proposing? Nice touch, YouTube user Jolan Carl Abaquin. This rendition of “Love Is An Open Door” may not seem distinct from other covers on YouTube, but wait until the end to see how Jolan changes things up. He uses the karaoke set-up as a lead to this significant moment in their lives. Good job in playing the role of Hans in quoting the character (“Can I say something crazy?”), followed by the revelation of a ring. Ta-da!
Disney and Pixar Sings “Let It Go”
Who knew that Captain Barbossa and Tigger have so much in common? YouTube user Brian Hull demonstrates he is a man of many (Disney) voices, singing nearly each line of “Let It Go” from the “perspective” of a different character. Much like how Christina Bianco varies each portion with a different diva, Brian substitutes real-life personalities with fictional favorites, including Dug from Up and Pumbaa from The Lion King. Sure, not every voice sounds spot on, but Brian’s animated expressions and effervescent spirit compensate. He does a pretty good Pete and Pooh, though. Needless to say, individuals browsing cover videos return to Brian’s fantastic video again and again, for its charm and bravado warrant repeat viewings.
FROZEN MEDLEY (feat. Kirstie Maldonado)
Make it a medley! That is exactly what Kirstin Taylor, Scott Hoying and Mitch Grassi accomplished in this eight-minute video by YouTube user SUPERFRUIT. This tongue-in-cheek parody puts these three funny personalities in a dynamic mash-up of Frozen songs. Scott, Kirstie and Mitch play three versions of Anna during the “Do You Want To Build a Snowman” song, with Kirstie stepping in for Scott during her second stage after a hilarious reveal. The trio share an unwavering enthusiasm and quickness worth watching multiple times. Though several instances early on in the video appear to be the “funniest moment,” Mitch’s turn as Elsa, adorning a blonde wig, trumps them all. Stick around for the latter few minutes to see some amusing bloopers.
Parents really sing “Love Is An Open Door” from Disney’s Frozen
Many of us have caught numerous versions of this song, often featuring couples in a car. Why has that morphed into a trend? I have no clue. Regardless, YouTube user Eric Baker has a real winner in this cover. These two possess natural, yet powerful voices. Eric takes over Hans’ role well, as does his female companion, substituting for Anna. They carry this lovely duet along with perfect timing and effortlessness. He obtains bonus points for enveloping himself in the music, most evident when he raises his arms as he releases “door.”
FROZEN ~ Fixer Upper ~ [EileMonty Cover]
Troll time! The random ditty by Kristoff’s family of rock creatures may not have launched as many cover videos as some other Frozen songs. Nonetheless, Eile Monty saw value in putting her spin on each of the trolls in her wonderfully creative version that mixes artwork with multiple screens of herself performing different characters. Eile Monty is one gifted vocalist, as she adds her own uniqueness to each of the trolls while maintaining the characters’ qualities. I encourage more viewers to check out her YouTube channel for more takes on peculiar, but creative pieces, including DuckTales. Woo-hoo!
Google Translate Sings: “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” from Frozen (PARODY)
Perhaps the oddest song featured on the list may be this one, which translates each line of the “Snowman song” into a different language, performed by the incredibly fun Malinda Kathleen Reese. Malinda has translated other songs into many diverse languages to much success, and this is no exception. Some lines, once converted, prove unintentionally hilarious. Case in point: “There, Joan died!” Malinda’s straight delivery and creativity in making these non-rhyming verses work harmoniously are a testament to her great abilities.
Who wants to build a snowman now? Share your thoughts on these amazing cover videos.
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