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    any kind. It is also a common topic for artist to sing songs about. They can sing about being betrayed by a friend or a significant other, and it can even go as far as feeling betrayed by the entire world. The song that I chose for this assignment is “Back to Black” by Amy Winehouse. In this song Winehouse talks about how her ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil and how he betrayed her by leaving her and going back to his ex-girlfriend. Amy Winehouse, a depressed alcoholic, met Blake Fielder-Civil, an addict to several hard drugs, in 2005. When they met Blake Fielder-Civil was already in a relationship. They immediately felt a connection though, so Fielder-Civil left his girlfriend for Winehouse. They were head over heels for each other. Only a couple of months after meeting Field-Civil, Winehouse got a tattoo on her chest that said “Blake’s”. They had an on and off relationship and at one point Fielder-Civil left Winehouse and went back to his ex-girlfriend. That is what inspired the song “Back to Black”. They eventually got back together thought and got married in 2007. The relationship wasn’t good for either of them though. Fielder-…

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    Amy Winehouse

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    Amy Jade Winehouse was truly a diva with many demons (Rolling Stone, 1). She was born September 14, 1983 to Jewish parents in the town of Southgate, a suburb of London, England (Biography.com, Amy Winehouse). Winehouse’s career started at a very young age. At just 16 years old her talents were already being discovered when a classmate of hers passed on a demo (Rolling Stone, 1). She grew up surrounded by Jazz music, in fact many of her relatives on her mother's side were Jazz musicians…

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    critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon Thompson & Ade Omatayo as…

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    Amy Winehouse Analysis

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    What does Thomas Jefferson and Amy Winehouse in common? Obviously not the winged eyeliner nor the drug addiction tendencies, yet I argue some of their most well known and popular work is almost parallel when taken out of context. Thomas Jefferson’s “Declaration of Independence,” and Amy Winehouse 's, “Tears Dry on Their Own,” show direct correlations between taking a stand so they can find their independence, and being tired of shady men in their lives playing games. Obviously there’s a huge…

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    Amy, Amy, Amy. Adobe Photoshop, Amy Winehouse portrait. To make this Pop art inspired artwork, I simply used a picture of Amy Winehouse and manipulated it on Adobe Photoshop to make it look similar to the Marilyn Monroe pop art by Andy Warhol. The source of my inspiration was the Pop Art movement, more specifically Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe and Campbell’s soup repetitive pop art. The reason why this movement inspired me to do my artwork is because I like it. It is very pronounced and…

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    article that all of the members are wearing the same clothing which is synonymous with soldier uniform and the identifiable members conducted the beheadings. Entry 2: Death of Amy Winehouse In the article by Mitchell (2015) it is documented how drug and alcohol abuse lead to the death of a popular figure. The article covers the detrimental effect that alcohol and drug abuse can have on the body, however, it neglects to cover the causation factors. Alcohol and Drug abuse are widely covered…

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    Amy Jade Winehouse was born in London, England on September 14, 1983 to Mitch and Janis Winehouse. Amy’s upbringing was surrounded by musical talent on both sides of her family; she grew up listening to a wide range of different styles but mostly jazz. http://www.biography.com/people/amy-winehouse-244469 she often got in trouble in school for singing during lessons. http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amy-jade-winehouse-691.php#kve5LdjMoIDd6MVD.99 At the age of 12 Amy was accepted into a…

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    'Frank' was the first studio and debut album by Amy Winehouse that was released on 20th October 2003 by Island Records and did not feature any hit singles. The name of her album is significant as it relates to the tone of her songs and lyrics of being straightforward and as the title suggests, 'Frank'. It also reinforces an artist that is an inspiration of hers, Frank Sinatra. The album intially ranked at number 60 in the UK Albums Chart before it then ranked at number 13 in the Januray of 2004.…

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    requiring determination and hard work. Ambition can make someone very successful or a make someone lose it all. Ambition will make or break a person. Amy Winehouse was full of ambition. It was her ambition that made her famously known for her music. Unfortunately Amy let ambition get the best of her and overpower her life. It was her misuse of ambition that led to her death. Amy jade Winehouse was born september 14, 1983 in London England. She was born to a jewish family. Amy was brought…

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    Amy Winehouse was a celebrated music artist. But the music industry lost her 10 years ago. To mark the tenth year of Amy Winehouse’s Back in Black, a fan contest is started. Proceeds from the fan contest will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation. The foundation supports children and young adults who are in need through music education and therapy. The foundation empowers children, promotes awareness and works hard to prevent the misuse of drugs and alcohol. This is Amy Winehouse’s legacy after…

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