He might have been dogged lately by the persistent virus that has made that famous husky voice more croaky
than usual, but this was Rod on form.
But he was determined to join co-host Tess Daly at the semi and even joked about his croaky
voice during last night's programme.
The Kinks At the BBC RAY Davies sounded a little croaky
to say the least during his rendition of Waterloo Sunset at the Olympics closing ceremony.
I am a bit croaky
, with all the dust from the last couple of days, with the wind.
Yet there was also a moving sense of gravitas in this presentation, much of it attributable to the authoritative conducting of Daniele Rosina, marshalling his forces (the orchestra including schoolchildren violinists amidst more experienced players, the chorus peopled with throngs of adorable little animals, the soloists -- some of them very young -- willing and accomplished, and us, the croaky
congregation) with such calm charisma and enthusiasm.
To begin with my mouth went up and down and there wasn't a lot coming out, but the voice is a lot better now, although it's still a bit croaky
TEESSIDE'S Dorothy hopeful Jessica Robinson has made it through to the final six of the BBC competition Over The Rainbow, despite suffering a croaky
voice last week.
"It was a fairly rocky start to begin with, because to begin with I sort of had a croaky
note but that was because I had a cold.
To say that his voice was in parts "croaky
" is harsh and uncalled for.
Prime Minister addresses Tory activists in Birmingham less than 24 hours after the former Foreign Secretary branded her blueprint a "constitutional outrage".
Having had a sore throat for a few days, I found myself out of breath and the ever-energetic Kate rather took advantage of my quieter-than-usual whistles and croaky
With great support from a top notch band, Davies gave the audience pretty much what they wanted and even if the old vocal chords are a little croaky
at times, there was no denying the quality of his work with a storming trio to end with: You Really Got Me, Lola, and a song I'd walk all the way to Brecon barefoot on broken glass to hear, Waterloo Sunset.
Sonically, it's also inventive, with the ragga rhythms and itchy beats of Sometimes, the croaky
beat poet flow of Home and the Chris Brown-like smoothness of Damn, Girl.
voiced musician wrote all the songs and played nearly all the instruments on the album - save for a few guests including good friends Shirley Manson, from Garbage, and Emily Kokal, from Warpaint lending a hand on backing vocals.
The 43-year-old even appears to have a croaky