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sing off the same songbook

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing off the same songbook before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same songbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
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sing from the same songbook

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing from the same songbook before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same songbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: same, sing, songbook
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If a song can bring you closer to the person that you really are, and if without that song in print you would have lost that opportunity, then compiling a songbook is surely worth the effort.
We are honored to receive the Tekne Award for our Finale SongBook app," said Karen VanDerBosch, MakeMusic's acting chief executive officer.
On Saturday, December 16, he'll be at the Albert Halls with the Christmas Songbook show alongside friends Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson, Kris Drever, John McCusker, Ian Carr, Kevin McGuire and the Songbook Brass Band for a night filled with favourite classics, contemporary carols, tunes and banter.
Christmas Songbook is at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff until tomorrow at 8pm.
This UK & Ireland tour, as been booked to play at over 70 venues so far this year, will give everyone a fantastic opportunity to hear his wonderful songbook played and sung by the brilliant Elio Pace and his magnificent 6-piece band.
Rangers boss Ally McCoist and former SFA chief Gordon Smith have previously mooted the idea of a songbook for fans.
Gondek, a graduate of Assumption College who has appeared in numerous area shows and won high praise last year for his performance as the King in the Calliope Productions presentation of "The King and I," will sing songs from the American songbook in a show titled "Our Love is Here to Stay.
MakeMusic has received a Minnesota Tekne Award for Finale SongBook, the flee iPad app that allows musicians to view, print, and play music anywhere.
Chris, leading light with Soundgarden and Audioslave, finishes his debut acoustic Songbook tour of the UK at the venue, and he's lapping up every minute of it.
The Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks," reissued on CD in 1994, not only consolidated Fitzgerald's place as an singer, but also helped define the concept of the American Songbook, that nebulous set of jazz and show tunes that spans roughly the first half of the 20th century.
Now The Great American Songbook is inspiring Welsh musicians Dan Curtis and Laura Coyne, who are performing a series of concerts, including a free one in the foyer of the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff tonight.
Richard, whose family comes from a coal mining background, heads up the five-piece band, Appletwig Songbook Presents, who will play a selection of tunes which he says will help people reconnect with the region's history.
Filled with rare footage including classic Beatles performances, and also testimony from friends of the pair, Composing the Beatles Songbook is sure to prove as inspirational as it is educational to songwriters today.
And they will be armed with a new pocket songbook to help sing Wales to victory.