The Voice David Archuleta

Dressed to Thrill

Posted by accord15 on Sunday, February 28, 2010

Recently Abrra told me that Idol Forums was a gold mine for pictures and referred me to a photo there.  It was before the Jordan Sparks concert, and I was feeling a little ready to see something, anything.  Well, OK.  I was desperately seeking David.  David droughts are the worst aren’t they?  I went to the picture thread on Idol Forums as instructed, looked at some very nice pictures that were recommended on page 1887.  That’s one thousand, eight hundred and eighty-seven!  Pages!  LOL!  Of course I was smiling, because David’s smile just makes you smile, but one of David’s pictures was just not enough.  It’s kinda like chocolate or something.  So like a true Archuchocoholic, I continued to look at more pages.  I looked at 1887, 1886, 1885, and then…it happened.  I was happily perusing David’s face in different settings when BAM!   I saw IT.  There, innocently smiling out at me from Jason’s wedding, was David wearing…WAIT. WHAT..IS..THAT??!!  Could it be?  Yes, I think it is!  Let me make this bigger. . . YES!!!!!  He was wearing the tie I had given him at the Salt Lake City VIP!!!  OH    MY   GOSH!!!!!   I stared, eyes bulging, heart pounding!  Now I wasn’t just smiling, I was grinning RIDICULOUSLY!  And I do mean ridiculously, like laughing out loud in my room like a fool, ridiculous.  How did I miss that picture?  In the pictures I had seen before that tie had looked black.

David at Jason's wedding wearing the tie I gave him.

Thank you, for the Abrrakadabra magic that gave me this unexpected present.  I owe her big time for sending me there.  Now I know a lot of you have similar stories and hopefully a similarly ridiculously euphoric reaction.  I would love to hear about them.  I have a few favorite fan gifts that David looked awesome in that come to mind.  There’s the vest that Julie from Idaho gave him that  he wore at the Boise concert, Silverfox’s black shirt that he wore in Rockford….sigh.  For the love of all that is good in this world, I ask you, where is that vest and that black shirt?  I wish to see them again.

David in Boise wearing the vest Julie gave him. Photo by Jen Barry

Dang, I know I have other favorites; maybe I need to go look at some more pictures, (purely for research of course.)  Since he wore the same two outfits on the Christmas From The Heart tour, and now wishes to be a cartoon and wear the same thing everyday, seeing David wear something we gave him may be a thing of the past.   I hope not.  I felt a connection.  However,  *raises right hand in air*  I solemnly swear to try to restrain myself the next time I walk by a shirt that screams David Archuleta and put the money toward a charity he supports.

David, thank you for the Voice, the heart, and all the joy you have given us since “Heaven.”  You are such a gift to us and maybe that’s why we have this crazy, uncontrollable desire to buy gifts for you.

Disclaimer:   I accept NO personal liability for David’s not being able to sleep in his bunk or being trapped in his tour bus because he couldn’t get out.

It was a teeny tiny tie people, and I gave it to him when he was at home for the night.

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207 Responses to “Dressed to Thrill”

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  2. gladys said

    My question as always, that would give david if he came to my country (Argentina), clothing, dolls, cards, would not know what would be the perfect gift. David two years ago that has my heart. The best gift I can do is help those who need it, right?

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  3. pabuckie said

    Thanks CB! I know Idolforums has a “treasure chest” of pics! It’s nice knowing David wears some of the things his fans give him. It shows how down to earth he really is by doing that — he really appreciates his fans! I’m soooo happy for you and can only imagine your reaction when you saw that pic!! 🙂

    I just saw this video of David from the We The Kings Concert the other night. Wow! Close up he glows even more — too bad the audio is so hard to hear! But, LOOK AT HIM GO!!

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  4. pabuckie said

    Oh Bebereader — loved that slideshow 😉

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  5. pabuckie said

    Keep voting – DAVID IS TIED WITH ADAM RIGHT NOW!

    http://tweeter.faxo.com/Best_American_Idol_Ever_II

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  6. SandyBeaches said

    Cb…the pictures are awesome and the pic. with Jason and his new wife are among my favorites. Yes, his admireres do assist quite nicely in choosing some of his attire…I can imagine that he is so pleased to have those with a keen eye for fashion assisting him during his hectic tour schedule. He will tell about that sometime. I have said for a few months, while on tour with some of you, that we do what we do because it is the result of what he sings himself…”Let loving hearts adore him”, I think that this is how it came about…Just a little spiritual thought for a Sunday.

    SB

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  7. Abrra said

    CB
    This article was a joy to read :)If I ever saw the Black T-shirt with a tye dye peace sign on the front (squeeeeeee) I’d just well—–DIE!Its a badge of honor in fandom when he wears your gifts. Lucky lady!

    Abrra

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  8. Abrra said

    #2
    I just HAD to “fix” that video 🙂 Here is a mash up of David with WeTheKings. I see songs when he moves 😉

    Abrra

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  9. pabuckie said

    Whoo Hoo! Abs! 🙂 Like the songs in your head! 🙂
    Love David….loved ELVIS (still do, but sorry, David has replaced him!) hee hee

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  10. Abrra said

    Bebe
    I like your slide show so much. I have decided to put all the slide shows on Unplugged. Thank you for the hard work putting all that together.

    Abrra (SPAM mode in full effect)

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  11. emmegirl said

    cb, cute post and cuuute pics!

    Abrra, very cool mashup!

    Thanks pabuckie for the WTK video. He was raring to go! Had to stop himself from busting a move a couple of times! Looks like he may be ready to really let go this next time around!! Can we even imagine? I hope he has atleast one fast-paced rock-out song on his next tour. You can tell he loves it when the crowd gets going!

    (i like She’s Not You more everytime I play it)

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  12. pabuckie said

    SNL spoofed the Remake of WATW.

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  13. betsy said

    Loved the article cb! (and the tie)
    It is so endearing that he uses what he is given.
    I didn’t get him an article of clothing. I will never find out if he used what I gave him. He had been complaining about his hair (summer tour), so I bought him some Axe hair products. (which now seems strange & oddly too personal – i wouldn’t do it again!)

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  14. cb said

    Gladys, You have definitely figured out the best gift of all.
    Betsy, LOLOL That boy is thrifty, I bet he used the hair products 🙂
    SB, We do “adore” him don’t we though. Do you remember that tie and how I needed tape to wrap it and had left the tape in my car? LOL

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  15. JONER said

    I am not ashamed to admit that one of the moments that made me deliriously happy was when I noticed that David was wearing the Michael Jackson “Thriller Dance” t-shirt I gave him to the VIP in Grand Rapids, MI. When I walked into room, looked up, and saw the color of the shirt, I thought my eyes were deceiving me. I could hardly breathe, then my friend said, “Isn’t that the shirt you gave David?”, and I had “confirmation”. I can’t tell you how it feels to see him wearing something that you put a ton of thought into choosing…something that you lovingly wrapped with high hopes that he would somehow appreciate the significance of the gesture you were bestowing upon him. I was speechless, but my friend in her exhuberance hollered, “David, you’re wearing the shirt my friend here gave you”, and he looked at me, apparently recognizing me from the Milwaukee VIP, and said, “Yeah, you’re Joni, I remember you from the last time we met.” *thud* And to top it all off, when they put the picture of him on Snarkies wearing my shirt (because the place I bought it from was having a “sale”) the shirt SOLD OUT by the end of the day! :))))

    The power of the Archuleta….*Sigh* Good times.

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  16. pabuckie said

    Sorry to interrupt–but must give you this BRIEF ARCHULETA MOMENT! lol

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  17. blisskasden said

    Very nice article, CB. In my opinion, David doesn’t really have “fans”, in the usual sense. He has an extended family, so wearing clothes or other items given to him is a very natural gesture. Whether he gets something from a relative at Xmas or his birthday, or from someone who attends a VIP, it feels pretty much the same to him, and he appreciates it the same way by wearing it.

    We’ve all been to David’s concerts. When David takes the stage, it’s more like he is walking into a living room full of friends and family. This is why when he has his mother, or his aunt, or his friend on the stage with him, it feels right to everybody. And sometimes, a friend, who happens to be his tour manager, might barge into a song and screw around with David and the rest of his friends, just to goof around, and That’s Ok with everybody too. When HE is the guest onstage, it’s as if he just rang the front door bell, and found out there’s a party going on, and joined in the fun. That’s when the real fun begins-when David shows up.

    Abrra, loved the Elvis video. David needs to get used to comparisons with Elvis, because, whether he knows it yet or not, he IS the next Elvis.

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  18. djafan said

    CB…Great piece!

    Oh to see David wear one of my gifts…hasn’t happened yet. The whole gift thing, why do I feel this desire to buy him something? Walk the mall three times to make sure it screams “David would like this” at me…crazy but I did it. I had a close call, remember the shiny buckle? I thought it was the charm on a chain I gave him but it was not to be. I made the mistake of giving him size medium shirts…well I still have hope, he’s growing and doing all that PX90 workouts.

    Tweets from yesterday…produced? A single selected? Does that mean ready for release?

    @ericnicks: Everyone follow my new incredible producer @Justa_beast he just produced a smash for @DavidArchie

    @augustrigo: Mixing @davidarchie record. Sounds pretty damn great. This guy can REALLY SING!!!

    @augustrigo: Shout out to @stereotypestv on the track for @davidarchie song. CRAZY!!!

    @Justa_Beast: Just finished a smash with @davidarchie and @augustrigo, Good looking out to my manager @ericnicks

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  19. silverfox said

    Thrilled? Yes! That is one way to describe how I felt when I saw David wearing a shirt I gave him. The FIRST time. The second time I was thrilled & in disbelief. The third time, & the fourth & fifth..well, just say I was dumbfounded and deliriously happy that David actually likes what I pick out especially for him. I have given him one or two shirts almost each time I’ve seen him. Why, you ask? I don’t know. I just liked what I gave him and hoped he would too. I don’t even know if he KNOWS who’s gift he’s wearing. He gets so many shirts at each concert that I figure he doesn’t know most of the time. Like the t-shirt with the smileys he wore in Atlantic City & other times..I gave him that shirt months before in Albuquerque and I never dreamed he would wear it at a VIP months later. How could he possibly remember who gave it to him? But the black shirt he wore in Rockford was the most memorable for me because I gave it to him in Louisville, my home town and he wore it the next night. It confirmed to me that he did in fact take the time, no matter how little time he had between gigs, to go through his gifts & read the cards & letter from his fans. It made me adore him more and admire him as the thoughtful person he is.
    Then to top it off..he sang on of my favorite songs for the first time..while wearing the shirt. 😀

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  20. blisskasden said

    Silverfox, you have impeccable taste in shirts. If we ever meet at another concert, I wear a medium.

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  21. pabuckie said

    Can we all still keep voting — David JUST TOOK THE LEAD and is leading by 20 votes — we need to get him AHEAD by a LOT MORE!

    http://tweeter.faxo.com/Best_American_Idol_Ever_II

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  22. silverfox said

    Bliss, I’ll keep that in mind! 😉

    REMINDER..”Somos El Mundo” debuts on Christina on Univision tomorrow night, 3/1 at 10PM EST, cable channel 357 in my area anyway, don’t know if it’s that same channel regionally.

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  23. djafan said

    Hi Bliss!

    “We’ve all been to David’s concerts. When David takes the stage, it’s more like he is walking into a living room full of friends and family.”

    Is this why the familiarity with David? And his fans? Being a fan of anyone for the first time I thought this was a common occurrence, but I’ve learned that it’s not, this feeling of knowing him and his fans continues to amaze me.

    Hi Jonerz and SF!

    You lucky girls! I’m hoping for the day I see him in one of my gifts. Then for him to not only remember you, but to remember your names, that must be a great feeling. I know I was spazzing for days because he remembered my tweet. At VIP I told him my spanish tweet to him and he said “I tweeted you!” in that only David can say way as you melt, I’m smiling just thinking about it….lol

    I put up some Boise and Rockford youtubes up at the top left side for your viewing pleasure.

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  24. pabuckie said

    Gheez!! Those Lambert Fans don’t sleep too long do they — guess they WOKE UP and are ON IT QUICKLY!

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  25. djafan said

    Somos El Mundo info…

    Produced by Emilio Estefan, Quincy Jones and Univision, the Exclusive World-Wide Premiere of the Music Video Will Air on “El Show de Cristina” (The Cristina Show) on Monday, March 1st at 10pm ET/PT (9pm Central); Behind-the-Scenes Special of the Epic Recording to Air on the Univision Network at a Later Date

    Univision Radio to Premiere Song Nationwide on March 1st

    Made Possible by the Support of AT&T and VISA

    All Proceeds From Music Sales to Be Used Solely for Ongoing Haitian Relief Efforts Through the We Are The World Foundation

    http://eon.businesswire.com/portal/site/eon/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100226005848&newsLang=en

    Radio stations by city…

    http://www.univision.com/content/channel.jhtml?chid=10383&schid=10596#

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  26. pabuckie said

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  27. quiteblanc said

    Dear All,

    I’ve been enjoying all the posting and comments at The Voice since the beginning, but just never had time to post anything. Thank you to all for providing a place to have so much fun!

    It has been a quiet weekend, and the topic of this thread made me delurk. I did briefly mention at SnowAngelz about the occasion David wore the shirt I gave him at the San Jose VIP during the summer tour last year. I’ll repeat the story in case you missed it, and added something I found out more recently that he actually wore it twice.

    I put a “Post-it” note inside the pink shirt with tiny plaids and told him that “there was no need to press the shirt because it was supposed to have the wrinkle look (a quote from my son all the time :)). I also rolled up the sleeves and buttoned the straps for him. I wasn’t sure if he would wear the shirt (looked kinda small) and/or he would read the notes. He did both. These two photos speak for themselves. First one was from Larry King Live in December, and my heart did skip a beat when I saw him on Larry King. I found out later that he wore to the Kendra Lowe show back in September for the first time. He was hiding behind the piano singing TBWY at Kendra concert. From both photos below, you can tell that he took what was on the sticky very seriously ;-). I am so impressed that he really reads everything we give him. This is my first time to embed the photos, please accept my apology if it doesn’t work.

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  28. djafan said

    Pabuckie…thanks for the chachacha…lol

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  29. tawna21 said

    Very stylish post, cb. You all have given David some really great apparel, and I’m excited, as are you all, that he wears it. I’ve only given David one gift, and it’s not one that can be worn, so I will never know it’s history or future. It really doesn’t matter to me.

    bliss– ‘David needs to get used to comparisons with Elvis, because, whether he knows it yet or not, he IS the next Elvis.’ Oh how I agree with you, and I am an Elvis-holic!!

    I’ve set my DVR for WATW tomorrow night. My husband and I are going to David Osmond’s concert here in Utah. I felt like supporting this David and also having the chance to see Mike K, Alex R, and Drew S again. Should be fun!

    There are some great pictures and videos here today–I’m really glad that I stopped in.

    TW

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  30. pabuckie said

    Quiteblanc — Loved that story!

    Djafan – I thought it was so cute!

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  31. pabuckie said

    This is supposedly called a “David Drought” — I’m exhausted and don’t feel like I’ve gotten enough sleep. I don’t know whether I’m coming or going on these sites anymore! hahaha

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  32. Abrra said

    This shirt, SF?
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    Abrra

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  33. silverfox said

    Speaking of Elvis..here’s “She’s Not You”…heh 🙂

    Both David & Elvis are impossibly, breathlessly beautiful, men..

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  34. silverfox said

    Abrra, #31, yep & the scarf too. 🙂

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  35. Abrra said

    LOL SF I thought someone took my idea and flipped it to be David singing and Elvis images. ( hmmmm that might work) 😉

    Quietblanc and all posters

    We come in and embed the pictures, so not to worry. As long as they are linked to a site where we can get them. Then the MAGIC happens!

    Bliss
    Glad you liked the video. I watched the original with no sound as Elvis whispered in my ear. At first I saw Jailhouse Rock in his movements. I Couldn’t find a short enough edit. Then I found All Shook Up.Perfect 2 min song. It works!

    Abrra

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  36. pabuckie said

    Wow! I never knew Elvis sang a song called “She’s Not You”!!
    Guess I’m too young! lol

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  37. pabuckie said

    Abs and Silverfox — Yep, at first I thought you put David to an Elvis song too!

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  38. pabuckie said

    trentcruz In church this guy behind me is belting out the hymns like he’s auditioning for American Idol. Then I turn around, it’s David Archuleta.

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  39. pabuckie said

    That was from twitter it should say “@trentcruz”

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  40. Abrra said

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    Abrra 😉

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  41. pabuckie said

    I’m dumb — I really don’t “get” what the wand means! Does it mean I’m verging on dangerous territory I’m guessing! lol

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  42. pabuckie said

    ANOTHER “WE THE KINGS” VIDEO!!!

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  43. Abrra said

    pabuckie
    Its just a joke. Its my SPAM wand. When anyone spams , it smokes.

    Abrra

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  44. pabuckie said

    okie dokie — gotcha 😉

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  45. bebereader said

    cb David looked so handsome at Jason’s wedding and you are partly responsible! Your story was indeed a thrill to read as were all the stories from those who had the pleasure of seeing David wear their gifts. I can only imagine how it feels to see him wear something I bought him. The closest I came was when I was standing next to Silverfox at the Atlantic City sound check when she first noticed that David was wearing her smiley face tshirt. “I think that’s the shirt I bought him!! she announced, at first, until she confirmed that yes it most definitely was the shirt. I have yet to give David a gift and who knows if they will allow us that luxury anymore. I had his gift all ready to go for the Atlantic City show when, at the last minute the show was postponed until last fall when it became the last show on the tour and therefore not a convenient time to accept gifts from fans.

    I’m enjoying all the We The King videos of David running across the stage a la rockstar! Hope his next cd includes a rock song or two. Looking forward to seeing him fly across the stage to one of his own songs.

    Pabuckie #26 Maybe Abs’ spam wand is working, after all. In case you wondered what happened to your “She’s Not You” pic, I saved it from the spam yard where it somehow wound up!

    Thanks for the accollades for the slideshow. Going through pictures of David is a tough job but someone has to do it and I’m so so glad that someone was me this time. haha

    Dja thanks for showing us the tweets from the new writers, who are all, I might add, uber-impressed with David. Can’t wait to see what magic they cooked up.

    Quiteblanc#27 Welcome to The Voice! Cool! So you’re the one who gave David that beautiful shirt, one of my favorites! He looked awesome at the Larry King Live show.

    Tawna21 #29 Have fun tomorrow night. And if by some chance David shows up and sings, are you in a position to take video? (please!!)

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  46. bebereader said

    Two more pictures from The Mint!

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  47. blisskasden said

    I just realized that there’s more going on during a David “drought” than during every other artist’s “deluge”.

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  48. blisskasden said

    Silverfox, when I heard the title of David’s “new ” song, it had a familiar ring to it. This is a lesser known, but outstanding song by Elvis in the post-army period. Thanks for posting this trip down memory lane. We’ve been waiting a lifetime to find a worthy heir to Elvis’ throne, but, in David Archuleta, we have hit the jackpot.

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  49. djafan said

    Pabuckie… “This is supposedly called a “David Drought” — I’m exhausted and don’t feel like I’ve gotten enough sleep. I don’t know whether I’m coming or going on these sites anymore! hahaha”

    Bliss… “I just realized that there’s more going on during a David “drought” than during every other artist’s “deluge”.”

    I actually feel like I’m drowning in David … I’m liking it!

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  50. silverfox said

    Bliss, I had all but lost hope that there would ever be another like Elvis. Another with the charisma, looks, talent & natural sensuality. Then came David.

    It was not apparent to me initially way back at the beginning of AI7 that David had all the attributes to become another Elvis. Not really. Not until his solo tour when he exploded and transformed before our eyes, starting with Sayreville when we were all shaking ours heads in wonder thinking “WHO IS THIS AND WHAT DO HE DO WITH OUR DAVID?” And I knew we were witnessing the emergence of a true IDOL, not seen or heard since Elvis.

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  51. Angelica said

    cb,

    Love this article. I can only imagine what a thrill of a lifetime experience it must be to see David wearing something you carefully chose for him.

    Joner,

    Great story. Good times indeed!

    Quiteblanc,

    I so love that pink shirt and David must have too, to choose to wear it on live TV!

    SF,

    How many articles of clothing has he worn that you bought him? You should be hired as his wardrobe lady. Just lay out his clothes before every concert.

    “This is what you’re wearing tonight, David. I think it goes well with your eyes.”

    “Oh, OK. Cool!”

    sigh…so jealous of you all. If he wore so much as a cuff link I bought him, I would probably pee my pants. Seriously. Alas, I only buy him chocolate and cookies and gourmet nuts because I have this maternal urge to feed him and spoil him rotten.

    Bliss,

    What a great, insightful comment about David and his relationship with his fans. I think he’s more at home on stage than anywhere else and you can tell by these impromptu guest performances at nightclubs that he is raring to get back in the game. Can’t wait to be in that living room when he finally walks back in, grinning from ear to ear!

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  52. silverfox said

    “What DID he do with our David”….

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  53. Abrra said

    The first time I heard David sing IMAGINE

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    I said ” Elvis lives!”.

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    I was up til 3am watching that performance on youTube. I was forever CHANGED.

    Abrra

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  54. silverfox said

    Angelica, I was a little hesitant to say how many he has worn as it sounds so…uh, I don’t know…like bragging I guess. But it IS such a thrill and this is what this thread is about right? In KC, I gave him a grey button-down shirt JUST LIKE the one he wore in Foxwoods for the Billboard Live concert. 😉 In Foxwoods, I gave him a black & red plaid shirt JUST LIKE the one he wore for the Haiti telethon. ;-). And a few others this last year. I really, really believe he does not always remember who gives him some of the clothes he wears which is OK with me. It gives me great pleasure just to see him wearing what I chose for him. 🙂

    And we may never have the opportunity to give him gifts as in the past again. It really got to be too much for him and in future tours he may request no gifts. I always wonder if other artists receive gifts like David does, or is this another David phenomenon, this need some of us have to GIVE him gifts. It’s almost beyond our, or at least MY, control.

    Good night all, and for David,

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to ALWAYS DO RIGHT by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s ALWAYS IN HIS BEST INTERESTS.
    CLOAK DAVID IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS always and please keep David and his voice healthy & strong as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always! TAKE CARE!

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  55. blisskasden said

    SF, although I never had the pleasure seeing Elvis perform live, i’ve seen many documentaries of his life, which include great footage of his concerts. At the end, when he was struggling on stage, and his appearance had deteriorated, the audience still adored him and suffered along with him, showing encouragement and support. It was a heartwarming sight, to say the very least.

    David has already inspired this level of support and acceptance from his “extended family”. If he ties his laces on stage, we love him. If he has to leave the stage to blow his nose, we love him. If his throat is raspy, we do not feel cheated, and would just as well have him rest his voice altogether than strain it just to please us. There is no sense of “him there and fans here”. It’s always only “we”.

    Elvis’ fans never wanted to leave. Pretty soon we will hear the announcement, “David has left the building” to get everyone to leave the venue.

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  56. silverfox said

    Bliss..I had to respond before I go to bed..

    I did have the pleasure of seeing Elvis perform live a few times, once on his world tour and twice in Las Vegas. Elvis wore his elaborate costumes but like David he didn’t need elaborate stages or lights.

    If fact, when David transforms on stage and some of us wonder if he’s channelling someone..I think it may be Elvis, if you believe in such things. David has mentioned Elvis only once as far as I know..on AI when he sang Love Me Tender. But he wore an Elvis T-shirt twice depicting Elvis reaching for his fan’s hands, just like David does, for two performances which tells me he is a fan of Elvis’ even if he does not say so out loud…

    Sweet dreams..And thank you David, for this..

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  57. emilyluvsarchie said

    Love this article and this site! You are all so right, it is sooo exciting to see David wearing something you chose for him. David used one of my gifts, but it wasn’t an article of clothing. He had been complaining about his allergies, so I gave him a netti pot!( I really worried about that one though, but I have allergy issues and they help me. haha) The next day he tweeted that he was using it! Also, I gave him 2 shirts at a VIP last summer. One was the bright blue and black plaid shirt he had on in the picture where he is reaching out to the little girl being held up by her dad. ( I know everyone has seen it, I don’t know how to imbed it here.) The other was a thin, v-neck black t-shirt that I bought to go with the plaid one. It had a pocket with a shiny material around the pocket. A few days after I gave it to him, I saw him in it at the Louisville acoustic show ( no pictures, sadly).What is it that makes us have this desire to buy him things? I’ve struggled because I know he gets too much, but then it doesn’t “feel” right if I don’t!

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  58. emmegirl said

    Just want to say I love “listening” to all you guys tonight. Funny how it brings me such a sense of peace.

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  59. emmegirl said

    I posted this once and I don’t see it so I hope this isn’t a double post but just want to say how much I have enjoyed “listening” to the wonderful conversation tonight.

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  60. SandyBeaches said

    Cb…I remember the tie and the wrapping in the hall! Wasn’t that just the other day?

    SB

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  61. Angelica said

    Emilyluvsarchie#57

    I actually *gasp* lost that pic and had to make a screencap from one of my videos. Here ya go! That is my absolute favorite plaid shirt of his. Thanks!

    Isn’t that the most precious photo everrrr? If anyone has the real thing, not a screencap, please post it so I can replace it to my files. Just post the link and I can embed it. TY.

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  62. bebereader said

    Some more pics:

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    David and Duke (from Idol Forums)

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  63. bebereader said

    These are from the benefit in Miami with Jordin Sparks:

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  64. bebereader said

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    (from Idol Forums)

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  65. bebereader said

    Not finished yet!

    It’s a twitvid but it’s the full version of “Crush” from The Mint!

    http://www.twitvid.com/CFD88

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  66. Patty-Ann said

    Good Morning! In a rush this morning!
    Hope this goes through!
    Another video of We The Kings with David!

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  67. refnaf said

    Hey cb… great article…. so cool to see David in fan bought stuff!!! Awesome tie!!
    I have only given him chapsticks, a Dutch brand called Purol, (which works really well). I had given him one at the AI7 tour stop in Toronto> there is a vid of David with it in his armpit on the voice unplugged (yay abs). On Ford Day I tried to give him another but the security would not allow giftgiving. David was so sweet about it and actually remembered the one I had given him before, mentioning it by it’s brand name. I have since given him a few more, lol, makes me the Purol lady! haha~!

    bebebe: nice pics!

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  68. emmegirl said

    I love how in bebe’s 2nd pic of #64 everyone looking at David has a smile.

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  69. djafan said

    Good Morning!

    Somos El Mundo thanks to JR!

    El día llegó
    ……..The day has come
    No hay momento que perder
    ……..There’s not a moment to lose
    Hay que buscar unir el mundo de una vez
    ……..We must seek to unite the world once again
    Tantos necesitan un nuevo amanecer
    ……..So many need a new dawn
    Hay que ayudar
    ……..We must help
    Tenemos el deber
    ……..We have a duty

    No hay que esperar
    ……..Do not expect
    Que sea el otro el que va actuar
    ……..That it is the other who will act
    Cuando el dolor a tu puerta pueda tocar
    ……..When pain may knock at your door
    Al estar unidos no hay nada que temer
    ……..United we have nothing to fear
    Para triunfar
    ……..In order to triumph
    Tenemos que entender
    ……..We need to understand

    Coro:
    ……..Chorus:
    Somos Amor, Somos el Mundo
    ……..We are Love, We are the World
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor, lo más oscuro
    ……..We are the light that ardently brightens the most dark
    Llenos de esperanza
    ……..Filled with hope
    Podemos rescatar
    ……..We can rescue
    La fe que nos puede salvar
    ……..The faith that can save us
    Juntos tu y yo
    ……..Together you and me

    De Corazón
    ……..From the heart
    Que sepan que importantes son
    ……..Let them know how important they are
    Que su pesar sentimos todos también
    ……..That we all feel regret as well
    Y que no están solos
    ……..And that they are not alone
    Queremos ayudar
    ……..We want to help
    Con compasión, firmeza y hermandad
    ……..With compassion, determination and brotherhood

    Coro:
    ……..Chorus:
    Somos Amor, Somos el Mundo
    ……..We are Love, We are the World
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor, lo más oscuro
    ……..We are the light that ardently brightens the most dark
    Llenos de esperanza
    ……..Filled with hope
    Podemos rescatar
    ……..We can rescue
    La fe que nos puede salvar
    ……..The faith that can save us
    Juntos tu y yo
    ……..Together you and me

    Cuando alguna vez te canses de luchar
    ……..When ever you tire of fighting
    Es que aquí estaré a tu lado sin dudar
    ……..Is when I’ll be here by your side without hesitation
    Te daré mi mano para juntos aprender
    ……..I will give you my hand so that together we can learn
    La manera de poder vencer
    ……..The way to overcome

    Can live stream here…

    http://pt-br.justin.tv/karipu7#r=AQMi6Lo~

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  70. betsy said

    Good morning dj! Thanks for the lyrics. Excited for tonight!

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  71. Angelica said

    Good morning all!

    Hey Ref, Emme. Mondays…bleh. On a brighter note, David is on TV tonight!

    In those pics you can really see how swollen his right cheek was esp. in the 3rd one down. In both the top and bottom one he is covering his right cheek with the balloon card. I wonder did that hurt? He had to get antibiotics for it after, but he soldiered on for those children and gave us two amazing performances of No Air. (((David)))

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  72. Abrra said

    It came to me this morning that she’s not you is about David dating Twins. Listen and he broke up with twin1 to date. Twin2. Then he has regrets and wants to go back. Dating twins. Isn’t that everyones dream????

    Call me silly and get the wrath if the wand!!!

    Abrra. 😉

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  73. Angelica said

    Master,

    Is you crazy?

    Grasshopper does not fear the wrath of your wand.

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  74. bebereader said

    David’s latest tweet from Smoky Mountain Memories:

    “I’ve been thinking just a whole lot lately, ’bout what’s been and what awaits me…” 5 minutes ago”

    🙂

    Loving the buzz about the Somos El Mundo video tonight! The Cristina show is airing behind the scenes footage on the making of the video, too!

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  75. emmegirl said

    that tweet… wonder if it has anything to do with the next album. From the writer’s tweets, it’s gonna be craazy. This could be the one that really puts him out there.

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  76. Abrra said

    It’s a song And my story fits the lyrics. They just don’t say it’s twins. You have a better theroy?
    Let’s hear it 😉

    Abrra

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  77. Angelica said

    Emmegirl,

    I was thinking the same thing. “She’s Not You” does not sound like the kind of writing David is drawn to from what we know about the artists he admires. The Dolly Parton lyrics are more his style I think…more meaningful and introspective, like The Riddle. I’m thinking the song leak may be from the first album, not this one. It is generic, radio-friendly fare that could have been written for the Jonas Brothers are Justin Bieber.

    He penned better songs at the age of 12 with “Falling” and “Don’t Tell Me.”

    I’m not saying I don’t like it and he doesn’t sound wonderful. I’m saying I don’t think this is any indication AT ALL of what’s coming.

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  78. Angelica said

    Abrra,

    The age-old dilemma of being with someone while continuing to have feelings for the old love is as old as time. It is the Eternal Triangle. That’s my theory. If twins works for you, then Amen! Go with it!

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  79. ram said

    Heard Somos El Mundo this morning driving out of Houston on a Spanish language radio station. Is it out in the radio stations? Didn’t catch the location of the station but could have been out of Houston. I believe I heard David’s part (s).

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  80. djafan said

    Music Choice-David Archuleta’s tribute to Selena.

    Selena’s Amor Prohibido (Forbidden Love) … One of my favorites

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  81. Blisskasden said

    IMO, David is one breakout song away from Elvisdom. For my money, “Zero Gravity” could have been that song, but it was promoted poorly and never got the mainstream attention it deserved. I think it’s one of the best pop songs I’ve ever heard, and every time he performs it live, the joint goes wild. If ever there was a “chart topper”, “ZG” is it.

    Not to worry. David is just getting started. My guess it’ll be this upcoming CD. He needs a song that will get the guys on board. American men are an insecure lot. Embracing a young, sweet, impossibly handsome, warmhearted male artist is a tough sell unless he can up with a song that they can relate to. I did notice, however, many men , of all ages, at the Xmas concerts I attended. Performances like We the Kings the other night help. Pictures like # 62 here don’t help (LOL).

    Someone once said “Nothing is as unstoppable as an idea whose time has come”. This is David’s time. Watch David make it happen.

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  82. bebereader said

    OMGosh! You can hear David two or three (4?) times during the song! The Spanish version IMO sounds better than the English version. All of these singers have beautiful voices! The first time I hear David’s voice is at 2:09 (THUD) and again at 4:20. I’m still trying to pinpoint the next time….(going back for another listen)

    Thank you for finding this, djafan!

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  83. ram said

    I think I heard him 3 times!!!!

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  84. bebereader said

    AGAIN at 6:20!!

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  85. stenocruiser said

    Yes, I think David was at 2:10, 4:21 and 6:21. Oh my, sounded so good!

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  86. cb said

    I love how his voice is so unique and immediately recognizable. Wow!

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  87. Bright_Light said

    I wish I could hear this. The only internet space I cannot access from work is myspace.com. Has anyone downloaded in a different format?

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  88. Angelica said

    Gotta wait till I get home. Gaaaaahhhh!!!

    You know, the way SNL lampooned the English version, I’m glad David didn’t get tapped for that one.

    Is good?

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  89. ram said

    Is very good.

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  90. bebereader said

    Angelica: Is gooder than good; is awesomeage! It’s a better arrangement than the English version. The voices blend so well together. If you can’t wait until you get home, I’d be glad to play it for you over the phone.

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  91. betsy said

    Angelica. Is good.

    Listening to his middle part is a beautiful thing. The rest of it as well but that 8 seconds is David at his best. That tone. Omg. Just beautiful.

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  92. Angelica said

    Thank you, bebebebebe! But I have just 20 minutes to go. 😉

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  93. bebereader said

    I heard they took it off the site so if you have it on your screen, don’t refresh or you’ll lose it.

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  94. bebereader said

    I still have it up on my screen. As long as I don’t get booted I’m okay. Going out for a few minutes now but I’m leaving it up. Angelica, the offer still stands! If not, it will be worth the wait for tonight’s video.

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  95. Fiona said

    You are a life saver Abrra! Ty so much! Oh that silky smooth voice, want him to sing the whole thing!!

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  96. pabuckie said

    Just got home and Abrra – you ARE A LIFESAVER! Just listened to the song since it was taken down everywhere else! I love it, it’s classy, David sang 3 times and even though I don’t know a word of Spanish — you can certainly pick out his voice!

    Let’s see if this post goes through since I’ve been having some “issues” here. My log-in already looks different so here goes!

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  97. ram said

    Gracias, Abrra.

    Fiona- Just imagining David singing the whole thing gives me heart palpatations. <33333

    Can't wait to see it all tonight!

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  98. Fiona said

    How are we going to survive the new CD Ram??? hee hee can’t wait! 🙂

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  99. Abrra said

    For iPhone users I made a ring tone (m4r format) of David’s 4:20 segment.

    http://www.mediafire.com/?qmxznxzxzzz

    Abrra

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  100. Angelica said

    Thank you Abrra! Muwaah!!

    He sounds soOooo good! Si Senor..you are the world. 😆

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  101. Abrra said

    #99
    Dajfan will be in touch. The problem seems to be that you post with 2 separate names, and they are both tied to a single email. Best to stick to one identity over ALL WordPress fan sites.

    Abrra

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  102. djafan said

    Pabuckie…I sent an email.

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  103. Vee said

    http://www.univision.com/content/content.jhtml?chid=10383&schid=10560&secid=27848&cid=2301924&pagenum=1

    What lines for each artist
    Así cantaron

    El día llegó=Juanes
    No hay momento que perder=Juanes
    Hay que buscar unir el mundo de una vez= Ricky Martin
    Tantos necesitan un Nuevo amanecer= Jose Feliciano
    Hay que ayudar =Vicente Fernández
    Tenemos el deber

    Verso 2
    No hay que esperar =Luis Enrique
    Que sea el otro el que va a actuar
    Cuando el dolor a tu puerta pueda tocar=Aventura y PeeWee
    Al estar unidos no hay nada que temer=Belinda
    Para triunfar =Jose Luis Rodriguez
    Tenemos que entender=Banda El Recodo

    Coro
    Somos amor, somos el mundo=Shakira
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor lo mas oscuro=Shakira
    Llenos de esperanza=Thalia
    Podemos rescatar
    La fe que nos puede salvar =Jenni Rivera y Tito El Bambino
    Juntos tú y yo=Kani Garcia

    Verso 3
    De Corazón =Luis Fonsi
    Que sepan que importantes son
    Que su pesar sentimos todos también =Jon Secada
    Y que no están solos queremos ayudar=Willy ,Lissette y Ana Barbara
    Con compasión firmeza y hermandad = Gilberto Santa Rosa y Juan Luis Guerra

    Coro
    Somos amor, somos el mundo=David Archuleta
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor lo mas oscuro= Cristian Castro
    Llenos de esperanza=Ednita Nazario
    Podemos rescatar=Paquita La Del Barrio
    La fe que nos puede salvar =Ricardo Montaner
    Juntos tú y yo

    Bridge
    Cuando alguna vez te canses de luchar=Gloria Estefan y Luis Miguel
    Recuerda aquí estaré a tu lado sin dudar=Chayanne
    Te daré mi mano para juntos aprender=Olga Tañon
    La manera de poder vencer=Natalia Jiménez

    Coro Todos
    Improvisaciones

    Somos Amor =Luis Fonsi
    No Hay Nada Que Temer Si Estamos Juntos Tu Y Yo=Kani G.
    Tantos Necesitan Un Nuevo Amanecer=Jose Feliciano,
    Y Solamente Juntos Volveremos A Renacer=Jon Secada
    Estamos Unidos =Ricky Martín
    Lo Más Oscuro= Melina León
    Cada Amanecer El Sol Vuelve A Renacer=Natalia Jiménez,
    Eso Tienes Que Entender=Ednita Nazario,
    No Hay Que Esperar… Que Sepan Que Importante Son=David Archuleta,
    Con Amor Y Esperanza Podemos Rescatar=Juanes,
    Continuaremos Tú Y Yo=Luis Enrique.

    Raps

    Pitbull:
    Latinos Unidos pero más que nada somos humanos
    Cuando uno esta pa’abajo eso es cuando das la mano
    Eso es un hermano
    Dios Bendiga los haitianos
    Sak Pase Nap Bule
    Ya tú sabes estamos claros

    We are The World… the World = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    We Are The Children The Children = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Earthquake can bring it down = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    We just rebuild it = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Somos amor…amor
    Somos el mundo
    Somos Latinos = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Dando Cariño

    Daddy Yankee:
    Este es un grito mundial
    Que retumba en tu nación
    Somos El Mundo
    Una Raza Pa’
    Un Solo Corazón
    Somos Latinos Unidos en una canción
    Con una poderosa misión
    Con tigo lleva la bendición por fe!
    Haití renacerá del polvo Y las cenizas
    Cada niño tiene el derecho de llevar una sonrisa
    Dale la mano a tu hermano
    Sirve de consuelo
    Siembra en la tierra = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Y recibe el tesoro de los cielos
    Come On!

    Improvisaciones

    Lo Más oscuro = Pee Wee
    Vamos a revivir de nuevo juntos tú y yo =Luis Fonsi
    La Fe y la esperanza que un día se acabo =Luis Fonsi
    Damos Amor =Paulina Rubio
    Somos El Mundo = Ednita Nazario
    Con Una Nueva Esperanza = Tito El Bambino
    Somos Latinos = Luis Enrique
    Llenos de Esperanza =David Archuleta
    Podemos Rescatar = Olga Tañón
    La Fe Que Nos Puede Salvar =Olga Tañón

    By the way even my 8 year old boy can recognise David’s voice. All I’ve told him, he had three solos. He was spot on, on each one. David has a very distinct voice, sultry and silky. You can listen to it 24/7.

    Now I can go to work.


    somos el mundo (version latina) varios artistas thanks to musicrt

    Enjoy

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  104. djafan said

    His sound is so identifiable! Didn’t one of the AI judges say that?…lol

    Just thinking of the video watching David do his parts…chills!

    Thank you Vee for the parts!

    Been reading that even the rap parts are better than the english version…this is called reggaeton, it’s similar to rap, but yeah I like this style better.

    And at the beginning some think it’s opera, it’s not, it’s by Vincente Fernandez singer of mariachi/ranchero music.

    Going to listen again!

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  105. Angelica said

    Vee,

    Thanks! I bolded David’s name for ease of locating and corrected the spelling of it. I know that was Univision, not you who spelled it with 2 T’s.

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  106. silverfox said

    I AM SO PROUD OF DAVID! His magnificent voice is very distinct, smooth & effortless!

    Can you just imagine what he will do with a complete Spanish album? It will be Unbelievable!

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  107. pabuckie said

    READ the LAST COMMENT from FALLOUTBOY — SERIOUS DAVID ARCHULETA HATER!

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  108. Angelica said

    Bringing this over so it won’t get lost. Just posted but on the previous thread. Welcome Val Rook!! And thanks!

    Val Rook said
    Monday, March 1, 2010 at 6:05 PM e

    This gotta be the best site ever!

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  109. bebereader said

    djfan #107 I think Paula Abdul is the one who said that David’s voice is identifiable. Silky, rich, smooth, magical. We’re running out of adjectives.

    SF #109 I’m so proud of David, too. I told him so today on a tweet from The Voice. When David gets involved in a project he can always be counted on to deliver, and then some.

    Counting down the hours until the video…

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  110. skiffrower said

    Thanks Abbra for the working link. I really love this version and probably never would have heard it if David wasn’t involved. That would have been a shame on many levels.
    Can’t wait to see it tonight. Hoping it does well for the charity.
    I’m also thinking David is part of the small group chorus singing at the 3 minute mark after the bridge. I’ll see the results of my hearing test later tonight.

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  111. Abrra said

    This one is pretty good, except the beginning the sound got muffled.

    HA! I am looking at all the vids of this night and trying to figure out if I can make one good video.
    Abrra

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  112. djafan said

    Thank you Bebe…I thought I’d heard that before…lol

    SF…As proud as a peacock!

    Hi Skiffrower! I also hear his voice around there!

    Wonder what he’s doing? Is he watching twitter erupt for him?

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  113. bebereader said

    Dear David:

    Since you’re still busy writing songs for your next cd, please write one like “Heaven Can Wait” where you can run and jump and fly across the stage, the way you did the other night at the We The Kings concert. Thank you.

    Signed,

    Your fans

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  114. Abrra said

    Bebe
    I played the video in #114 and put Zero Gravity on (muted the Video) and again I saw the song. If you can for give a few parts where David stands still, it fits.

    Abrra

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  115. betsy said

    Dear Bebe,
    I woke up this morning with David’s voice singing Heaven Can Wait in my head.
    I second your plea.

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  116. silverfox said

    How many of the other Hispanic/Latino artists who sang on Somos El Mundo will have fans of every age, race, religion & gender, watching Christina JUST to see them? Not many, IF any I would guess. 😉

    I will say it again..David Archuleta is a phenomenon, the likes of which we have never seen before. He’s in a league of own.

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  117. bebereader said

    Skiffrower, I think you’re onto something when you said:

    “I’m also thinking David is part of the small group chorus singing at the 3 minute mark after the bridge.”

    A few hours ago, I played the song for my husband, who teaches music, and asked him to let me know whenever hears David’s voice. In addition to the three places we already know of, he said he hears David in the chorus at about 3:02! I hear it now, too!
    We’ll soon see.

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  118. pabuckie said

    This one has pictures!

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  119. djafan said

    SF, I’d venture say none.

    And everyone seems to be retweeting your last tweet!

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  120. silverfox said

    I can’t stop listening to Somos El Mundo! Sooooooooo GOOD. So much better than the “other” new version. And as GOOD as the ORIGINAL! It really is. (I think MJ would be proud) 😀

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  121. bebereader said

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic

    Nice group pic!
    Can you find David? 😉

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  122. silverfox said

    Djafan, really? That’s funny! haha!

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  123. silverfox said

    Is he the one with the BIG hand??? 😉

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  124. Blisskasden said

    I think it was very nice to allow all those other people to sing with David, but were they really necessary?

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  125. djafan said

    hahahahaha

    Bliss that is so true! Somebody needs to pull out his parts and how about a mgr of them? Angelica? Abrra?

    SF…yup that’d be him…the big’d hand one…lol

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  126. Fiona said

    Haha bliss, my feelings exactly!!!!

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  127. bebereader said

    Bliss: Great minds think alike! hahaha I’m sure there are a lot of fans thinking that very same thing!

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  128. pabuckie said

    OH, I want to join the LOVE FEST!! I know I must have patience with these dang “issues”. Well, Love what you just said BLISS!

    Yep, MGR needed! How about our first AUDIO MGR!

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  129. Abrra said

    I need video first:)The audio segments are very short and when strung together they aren’t very clear. The longest cut is :09.

    Abrra

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  130. silverfox said

    You all realize that not EVERY artist had a solo, right? I think it shows how much respect Emilio & Gloria Estefan have for David’s voice and his ability to perform under pressure and for David himself. Kudos to them for considering him as one of the Latino Elite. 😀

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  131. SandyBeaches said

    OH MY Heavens…I just got home from being away for a …very long time…well hours…This is breathtaking!! And when I heard David…wow, so gorgeous…I love it more than any other version, I am trying to be polite! THERE HE IS!!!

    SB

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  132. stenocruiser said

    I am crying happy tears. Just downloaded the video from iTunes. It’s amazing! David is so beautiful! The most beautiful performer of the entire group and the best singer. Excuse me, going to watch it again! It’s worth 100X the price!

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  133. silverfox said

    I just bought the video on iTunes..David is…well I had a hard time lifting myself off the floor! 😆

    (remember..this IS NOT ABOUT DAVID. Remember it’s about helping the people of Haiti, so go buy the video and spazz for a few seconds all ya want!)

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/video/somos-el-mundo-25-por-haiti/id359012610

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  134. SandyBeaches said

    Thanks for telling where he is BEBE…

    SB

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  135. Abrra said

    Here is Audio mp3 download I made. YouTube will not take mp3 files.

    http://www.mediafire.com/?mijntodt2de

    DavidsingsSomos.mp3

    Abrra

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  136. bebereader said

    Is this a spazzfest or what?
    LOL

    Loving every minute of it!

    (45 minutes to go)

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  137. Dakgal said

    I have to jump in and say how proud I am –also SF #134, RIGHT ON!

    Love that his voice is so distinct from everyone else , so rich and creamy , smooth and mellow. I’m just bustin my buttons.

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  138. pabuckie said

    Well thanks Abs for posting my posts — of all the times I can’t post on this site it has to be tonight! Ugh!
    Well I’m here GUYS in the shadows — just to let u know. I wish I could spazz with you all but I’m HERE I’m HERE in SPIRIT!

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  139. beebee said

    I can barely type…lol. OMYHECK! What a tha-RILL to see that video!! SF, all I can think is that Emilio & Gloria Estefan surely witness Contigo en la Distancia live… and, well… if they weren’t hopelessly bedazzled before that… THAT woulda sealed their fate!

    Bebe… *SPAZZZZZ!*

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  140. beebee said

    witnessED, I meant…lol… see? I cannot type! *THUD!*

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  141. SandyBeaches said

    I have never seen anything so beautiful…and the others are good looking too!! So beautiful…

    SB

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  142. SandyBeaches said

    Actually, what a heck of a good looking bunch of people…this is fantastic…and I might have to spam some more…thanks SF for the itunes info!!! Now back to David…

    SB

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  143. SandyBeaches said

    I think that everyone has passed out!!! No survivors!

    SB

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  144. Dakgal said

    Some one put up a link please!! I couldn’t get that channel. HELP I’m dying here.

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  145. silverfox said

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmm? Cristina has what looks like some SOAP Stars on her program. Seems the “soap” storyline is about a “cougar & a hunk” having a fling??? At least, I think that’s what they are? hahahaha. The blond guy is the young hunk & the middle-aged beauty is the “cougar”.

    Or I may be all wrong!!!

    Djafan??

    Also..I have been spelling CRISTINA’s name wrong. It’s pronounced KREEZ-TEENA, not like the English “Christina”. I should have known better. 😦

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  146. silverfox said

    Dakgal..You can watch the Stream here, per FOD…

    http://pt-br.justin.tv/karipu7#r=fNMrRaw~

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  147. djafan said

    First PABUCKIE!!!!! You’re last comment didn’t go to spam!!!!!!
    It went to pending!!!!! That means what the wordpress people said is working. You got to keep posting as Pabuckie only!

    I haven’t watched yet…be right back!

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  148. betsy said

    The video’s been downloading for 15 minutes! The song only took a minute! Spazzing here. Can’t wait to see it.

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  149. silverfox said

    Ok..Sorry, but I’m not really interested in all the Novella (soap) stars. I’m taping the show so I will watch it later so I can fast forward it to the debut of Somos El Mundo. 😀

    Like most talk shows, they wait to show what everyone is waiting for at the end of the program to assure big viewer #’s & ratings.

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  150. Abrra said

    Dakgal

    I don’t see any streaming. The link at FOD is to the Univision site but they have another program on. Sorry. There will be videos up on youtube, no doubt.

    Abrra

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  151. Angelica said

    Just watched this amazing, beautiful vid. Oh my. Just lovely audio and video.

    2.13 liked to gave me a cardiac arrest though. Going back in. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

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  152. silverfox said

    This is the live stream…

    http://www.justin.tv/vic_manz100#r=TLyuWBA~

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  153. betsy said

    Wow. Is all I can say. What a beautiful video. Real talent Amazing.
    MOVING.
    As in tears.

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  154. pabuckie said

    omg! it’s coming on again — is this posting yet!

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  155. betsy said

    I swear David is glowing more than normal in this video.

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  156. djafan said

    Ok I bought and watched. What an awesome job by all of them, but David was the best!!!!!! He is one amazing singer and he sure is good looking!

    I found myself holding my breath waiting for David’s parts…lol

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  157. pabuckie said

    OMG! David’s face is beautiful (of course his voice is too–but we all knew that!)

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  158. emmegirl said

    Wow, this is awesome! Beautiful video all the way through, everyone was amazing, so well done!

    … and boy, he really does shine through, doesn’t he?

    (And I will buy anything he does in any language!)

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  159. bebereader said

    What a beautiful video! Seeing David on my TV in my livingroom brought back memories of two years ago at this time, except now he is an accomplished professional singer/songwriter! *SPAZZ* David’s voice sounded glorious and he looked unbelievably handsome! The event was well put together! I don’t understand all the lyrics but I enjoyed this version better than the one in English. I’m so proud of David for taking part in such an important cause where his participation will be remembered for posterity.

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  160. SandyBeaches said

    In the midst of all the other voices his was as smooth as velvet…and he never looked better…

    I hope that Dak gets to see it soon…

    SB

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  161. silverfox said

    Believe me when I tell you, ONLY THE BIGGEST LATINO STARS had more than one solo..AND David had three, count ’em…3, tres, even tho they were short as most of the solos were. He was fantastic, his voice so…velvety smooth like the creamiest chocolate. He sings with such feeling, such deep emotion. I am proud of myself. Yes I am! That I was smart enough two years ago to KNOW David was special and was going to make a mark in the music world, in the WORLD, period! Yes I was sooooooooo right on! I am so smart!

    But this was NOT about the singers or David…yeah I have to keep reminding myself, but I am so DANG PROUD OF HIM!!

    After watching the video, I know now why David wants to learn some Latino dances. Being around all those Latinos who are natural dancers..well obviously he didn’t know “The Rhythm Was Gonna Get Him” thanks to Gloria…I know, lame…heh!

    Good night all, and for David,

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to ALWAYS DO RIGHT by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s ALWAYS IN HIS BEST INTERESTS.
    CLOAK DAVID IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS always and please keep David and his voice healthy & strong as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always! TAKE CARE!

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  162. Angelica said

    Done quickly and not a MGR but you can push replay, can’t you?

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  163. bebereader said

    Angelica! Muchas gracias! It’s a quick fix and that’s just what we need sometimes.

    He is the most beautiful and talented creature ever to walk this earth!

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  164. Angelica said

    “He is the most beautiful and talented creature ever to walk this earth!”

    That’s why we’re still all here Bebe.

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  165. emmegirl said

    bebereader – how many people can you honestly say that about and it is not hyperbole. Pretty short list.

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  166. djafan said

    He is the most beautiful and talented creature ever to walk this earth!

    That’s why we’re still all here Bebe.

    how many people can you honestly say that about and it is not hyperbole.

    I am so overwhelmed by him!!!!

    Thank you Angelica!!!!

    Silverfox….AMEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  167. bebereader said

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  168. bebereader said

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    Screencaps courtesy of Fans of David

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  169. Vee said

    Just back from work. Just able to buy the video through Itunes Australia. Speechless!!!!.

    what other adjectives can I use to describe David’s voice? all has been used already. JUST THE VOICE….

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  170. pabuckie said

    What a NIGHT! FABULOUS!! Just want to see if this goes through!

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  171. SandyBeaches said

    Good morning…I brought this over from FOD. It is long I know, but it is great to put names to the soloists.

    EL día llegó=Juanes
    No hay momento que perder=Juanes
    Hay que buscar unir el mundo de una vez= Ricky Martin
    Tantos necesitan un Nuevo amanecer= Jose Feliciano
    Hay que ayudar =Vicente Fernández
    Tenemos el deber

    Verso 2
    No hay que esperar =Luis Enrique
    Que sea el otro el que va a actuar
    Cuando el dolor a tu puerta pueda tocar=Aventura y PeeWee
    Al estar unidos no hay nada que temer=Belinda
    Para triunfar =Jose Luis Rodriguez
    Tenemos que entender=Banda El Recodo

    Coro
    Somos amor, somos el mundo=Shakira
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor lo mas oscuro=Shakira
    Llenos de esperanza=Thalia
    Podemos rescatar
    La fe que nos puede salvar =Jenni Rivera y Tito El Bambino
    Juntos tú y yo=Kani Garcia

    Verso 3
    De Corazón =Luis Fonsi
    Que sepan que importantes son
    Que su pesar sentimos todos también =Jon Secada
    Y que no están solos queremos ayudar=Willy ,Lissette y Ana Barbara
    Con compasión firmeza y hermandad = Gilberto Santa Rosa y Juan Luis Guerra

    Coro
    Somos amor, somos el mundo=DAVID ARCHULETA
    Somos la luz que alumbra con ardor lo mas oscuro= Cristian Castro
    Llenos de esperanza=Ednita Nazario
    Podemos rescatar=Paquita La Del Barrio
    La fe que nos puede salvar =Ricardo Montaner
    Juntos tú y yo

    Bridge
    Cuando alguna vez te canses de luchar=Gloria Estefan y Luis Miguel
    Recuerda aquí estaré a tu lado sin dudar=Chayanne
    Te daré mi mano para juntos aprender=Olga Tañon
    La manera de poder vencer=Natalia Jiménez

    Coro Todos

    Improvisaciones

    Somos Amor =Luis Fonsi
    No Hay Nada Que Temer Si Estamos Juntos Tu Y Yo=Kani G.
    Tantos Necesitan Un Nuevo Amanecer=Jose Feliciano,
    Y Solamente Juntos Volveremos A Renacer=Jon Secada
    Estamos Unidos =Ricky Martín
    Lo Más Oscuro= Melina León
    Cada Amanecer El Sol Vuelve A Renacer=Natalia Jiménez,
    Eso Tienes Que Entender=Ednita Nazario,
    No Hay Que Esperar Que Sepan Que Importante Son=DAVID ARCHULETA,
    Con Amor Y Esperanza Podemos Rescatar=Juanes,
    Continuaremos Tú Y Yo=Luis Enrique.

    Raps

    Pitbull:
    Latinos Unidos pero más que nada somos humanos
    Cuando uno esta paabajo eso es cuando das la mano
    Eso es un hermano
    Dios Bendiga los haitianos
    Sak Pase Nap Bule
    Ya tú sabes estamos claros

    We are The World the World = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    We Are The Children The Children = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Earthquake can bring it down = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    We just rebuild it = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Somos amoramor
    Somos el mundo
    Somos Latinos = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Dando Cariño

    Daddy Yankee:
    Este es un grito mundial
    Que retumba en tu nación
    Somos El Mundo
    Una Raza Pa
    Un Solo Corazón
    Somos Latinos Unidos en una canción
    Con una poderosa misión
    Con tigo lleva la bendición por fe!
    Haití renacerá del polvo Y las cenizas
    Cada niño tiene el derecho de llevar una sonrisa
    Dale la mano a tu hermano
    Sirve de consuelo
    Siembra en la tierra = Taboo (Black Eye Peas)
    Y recibe el tesoro de los cielos
    Come On!

    Improvisaciones

    Lo Más oscuro = Pee Wee
    Vamos a revivir de nuevo juntos tú y yo =Luis Fonsi
    La Fe y la esperanza que un día se acabo =Luis Fonsi
    Damos Amor =Paulina Rubio
    Somos El Mundo = Ednita Nazario
    Con Una Nueva Esperanza = Tito El Bambino
    Somos Latinos = Luis Enrique
    Llenos de Esperanza =DAVID ARCHULETA
    Podemos Rescatar = Olga Tañón
    La Fe Que Nos Puede Salvar =Olga T

    SB

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  172. silverfox said

    Dear David,

    This is RIDICULOUS! I’m over an hour late to work. WHY?

    Why else? I can’t stop listening to YOU and the others on Somos El Mundo, that’s WHY! Makes me want to go to iTunes & buy some music of those awesome artists based only on their short solo performances!

    So, my POINT, MR. Archuleta, is that many Hispanics/Latinos who also are thinking the same thing after seeing & listening to YOUR awesome self, will go to iTunes and not find anything in Spanish by David Archuleta. They will have to search YouTube. My next point is that now that YOU know you can hold your own & then some with the giants of the Latino music scene, I think you should add a Spanish song to your new album, AND possibly releasing said song as a single along with the other single..And it is imperative that your 4th album is a complete Spanish album. OK? Please?

    Gracias Querido, and have an awesome day!

    Silverfox

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  173. Abrra said

    Abrra

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  174. Abrra said

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    Abrra

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  175. emmegirl said

    SF – YES to everything!

    Abrra – your a giver!

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  176. pabuckie said

    Abrra – Are we having fun yet? Haha I know YOU ARE! Lovely pics!

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  177. Fiona said

    Beautiful pictures Abrra! Thank you!!

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  178. djafan said

    GGGGGGooood Mooooornigggggg!

    SF yes to all you said. I saw tweets to Jive asking just for that, a spanish song on the upcoming album. I’ve also been listening to SEM all morning…trying to get myself to work.

    Abrra and bebe thanks for the pictures of this stunning young man!

    Pabuckie …. Hang in here!!!!

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  179. Angelica said

    David’s latest tweets,

    Today’s Read Across America! Volunteer to help encourage kid to read books! Happy Birthday Dr. Suess! My favorite author as a kid! 32 minutes ago

    Followed by,

    Going to read at an elementary school! 4th grade classes haha 🙂

    THIS! And performances like last night are why he has me in the palm of his hand.

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  180. djxox said

    Holy mother of rolling rrrrrrrrRRRRRRrrrrrr’s 😯

    This one goes beyond chair dancing!! Actually it makes me…well…a lil bit….dare I say…FRISKY!!

    THAT is what I call a performance ~ BRAVO! Well done.. and as far as the HOTNESS scale, I need to go out and get some AIR!! *djxFansSelf*

    Not sure who all those Latino’s were but man almighty they were HOT!! and can they SING!! A few new hairstyle ideas for David in that group as well. 🙂

    And yes bebe, David is easy to spot in that pic…he is the one who is GLOWING!! Do you see him?? huh?? 😉

    Thanks for all the great screenshots and a great big HELLO ~ *waves to all*

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  181. tawna21 said

    SF #130– ‘You all realize that not EVERY artist had a solo, right? I think it shows how much respect Emilio & Gloria Estefan have for David’s voice and his ability to perform under pressure and for David himself. Kudos to them for considering him as one of the Latino Elite.’—–that’s almost exactly what I said to my husband last night after I watched the DVR recording of the show.

    I just can’t get enough of this song, and I don’t read or speak Spanish. Thanks for the translation dja, it helps ALOT! However, even not reading or speaking the language, I can feel the love coming from all these artists.

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  182. archugeezer said

    Hello all. My months-old, self-imposed banishment to lurkdom just hit the wall. I had to say something on this latest thread or burst, a messy alternative.

    First, thank you for this site and for everything you do. Amazing talent among the contributors, so I visit every day. You are my friends; you just don’t know it. I love the unyielding and unabashed admiration for The Voice (and persona) of David Archuleta that I see here.

    However, after recent events, including his latest sweetheart “twitpic” from school, I do worry. If we are really in the midst of a David Drought, how do we survive the monsoon which is sure to come?

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  183. djafan said

    DJX is in the house!!!!

    There is short video here where you can see David several times!

    Leave a comment…

    http://www.univision.com/content/videoplayer.jhtml?cid=2302522

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  184. bebereader said

    Archugeezer #182 A hearty welcome to The Voice! I understand your concern about surviving the upcoming monsoon. Be afraid; be very afraid! LOL We’ll just have to use our best survival skills and muddle through the storm together. Can’t think of a better means of survival!

    Abrra: Awesome pics. If I was waiting at a train stataion and saw that poster of David, I’d most definitely miss my train!

    Angelica: When I heard on the news that today was Read Across America Day I thought who better to go to a school and read to children but David! Take a second to imagine David reading “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish”. I’m sure he’d put a melody to it. Gah, to see a youtube of that!

    djxox; Yes, I see David. LOL You can’t miss his light smack in the middle of that pic. *waves back*

    Pabuckie: It worked! You’re here! Don’t go anywhere; this too shall pass.

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  185. djafan said

    OMG!!!!!!!!!

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  186. djafan said

    I need help! Someone tell me he is real…lol

    Photobucket

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  187. bebereader said

    The book David read is “Oh The Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss! Very appropriate title, ya think? LOL

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    “Inspirational yet honest, and always rhythmically rollicking, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is a perfect sendoff for children, 1 to 100, entering any new phase of their lives. Kindergartners, graduate students, newlyweds, newly employeds–all will glean shiny pearls of wisdom about the big, bountiful future. The incomparable Dr. Seuss rejoices in the potential everyone has to fulfill their wildest dreams”
    –Emilie Coulter from Amazon.com

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  188. bebereader said

    Here’s the text from inside the book:

    Oh! The Places You’ll Go!
    by Dr. Seuss

    Congratulations!
    Today is your day.
    You’re off to Great Places!
    You’re off and away!

    You have brains in your head.
    You have feet in your shoes.
    You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
    You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.

    You’ll look up and down streets. Look’em over with care. About some you will say, “I don’t choose to go there.” With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down a not-so-good street.

    And you may not find any you’ll want to go down. In that case, of course, you’ll head straight out of town. It’s opener there in the wide open air.

    Out there things can happen and frequently do to people as brainy and footsy as you.

    And when things start to happen, don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too.

    Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

    You’ll be on your way up!
    You’ll be seeing great sights!
    You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.

    You won’t lag behind, because you’ll have the speed. You’ll pass the whole gang and you’ll soon take the lead. Wherever you fly, you’ll be best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.

    Except when you don’t.
    Because, sometimes, you won’t.

    I’m sorry to say so but, sadly, it’s true that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you.

    You can get all hung up in a prickle-ly perch. And your gang will fly on. You’ll be left in a Lurch.

    You’ll come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump. And the chances are, then, that you’ll be in a Slump.

    And when you’re in a Slump, you’re not in for much fun. Un-slumping yourself is not easily done.

    You will come to a place where the streets are not marked. Some windows are lighted. But mostly they’re darked. A place you could sprain both your elbow and chin! Do you dare to stay out? Do you dare to go in? How much can you lose? How much can you win?

    And if you go in, should you turn left or right…or right-and-three-quarters? Or, maybe, not quite? Or go around back and sneak in from behind? Simple it’s not, I’m afraid you will find, for a mind-maker-upper to make up his mind.

    You can get so confused that you’ll start in to race down long wiggled roads at a break-necking pace and grind on for miles across weirdish wild space, headed, I fear, toward a most useless place.

    The Waiting Place…for people just waiting.

    Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or waiting around for a Yes or No or waiting for their hair to grow. Everyone is just waiting.

    Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite or waiting around for Friday night or waiting, perhaps, for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil, or a Better Break or a string of pearls, or a pair of pants or a wig with curls, or Another Chance. Everyone is just waiting.

    No! That’s not for you!
    Somehow you’ll escape all that waiting and staying. You’ll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing. With banner flip-flapping, once more you’ll ride high! Ready for anything under the sky. Ready because you’re that kind of a guy!

    Oh, the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all. Fame! You’ll be famous as famous can be, with the whole wide world watching you win on TV.

    Except when they don’t. Because, sometimes, they won’t.

    I’m afraid that some times you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ‘cause you’ll play against you.

    All Alone!
    Whether you like it or not, Alone will be something you’ll be quite a lot.

    And when you’re alone, there’s a very good chance you’ll meet things that scare you right out of your pants. There are some, down the road between hither and yon, that can scare you so much you won’t want to go on.

    But on you will go though the weather be foul. On you will go though your enemies prowl. On you will go though the Hakken-Kraks howl. Onward up many a frightening creek, though your arms may get sore and your sneakers may leak. On and on you will hike. And I know you’ll hike far and face up to your problems whatever they are.

    You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.

    And will you succeed?
    Yes! You will, indeed!
    (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed.)

    Kid, you’ll move mountains!
    So…be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray or Mordecai Ale Van Allen O’Shea, you’re off to Great Places!
    Today is your day!
    Your mountain is waiting.
    So…get on your way!

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  189. Angelica said

    Hey djxox!!!! Yes maam, I did notice that Somos el Mundo video was pretty hot-blooded. Male/female, visually/vocally, it was a thing of beauty. I can’t say that for the English version. But it was for charity, so I will be charitable and stop there.

    Archugeezer, Thanks for the love! Back acha! You came out of lurkdom at a good time, bringing up a very important matter of safety. How, in the name of all that lives and breathes, are we going to survive the flood if we are barely dealing with the drought? We must prepare but I do not know how. One thing I know is that we can not get through this alone. So welcome back! We are here for you. And I love your screen name.

    Oh my heart, would you LOOK at him in that hat with those kids?

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  190. bebereader said

    I have to second this tweet by Scott from FOD:

    ScottFOD

    @Davidarchie Couldn’t pick a better role model for these kids to look up to!

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  191. Angelica said

    Can you just imagine his beautiful, lilting, velvety voice reading that book out loud? *sigh*

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  192. djafan said

    David Archuleta reading Media Buzz!

    http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2010/03/american-idol-david-archuleta-as-dr-seuss-for-read-across-america.html

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  193. Abrra said

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    Abrra

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  194. Vee said

    My previous comment was put in the spam section. I think I put a lot of links.

    So will be stingy next time, one link at a time.

    Good morning from Sydney !!! Lovely Autumn day here.

    Buzz about the Somos el Mundo from Billboard.com
    http://tinyurl.com/billboard-DArchuleta-Mundo

    Somos El Mundo’ Video Premieres, Stars Pitbull, Shakira, Juanes, David Archuleta, Daddy Yankee
    by Ayala Ben-Yehuda, L.A. | March 02, 2010 10:20 EST

    Just when Chile’s 8.8 earthquake has dominated headlines, “Somos el Mundo,” — the Spanish-langage version of “We Are the World” — premiered its video on the Univision network’s “El Show de Cristina” last night with dozens of Latin artists bringing their biggest power vocals to the benefit of Haiti’s earthquake victims. “Somos el Mundo” was recorded Feb. 19 in Miami.

    Colombian singer Juanes opened the song, followed by Ricky Martin, whose foundation has partnered with Habitat for Humanity on shelter-building efforts in Haiti. Shakira sang the first chorus, while Pitbull, the Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo and Daddy Yankee performed the rap section of the song. “American Idol” alum David Archuleta sang his parts in Spanish.

    The backing track was identical to the one produced by Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie, but the first-ever Spanish version was translated by Emilio and Gloria Estefan, and the recording was paid for by Univision. “Somos el Mundo” was the top Latin song on iTunes this morning; its proceeds will benefit the We Are the World Foundation’s Haiti relief efforts.

    Watch the “Somos El Mundo” video above, and tell us how you think it compares to “We Are the World: 25.”

    P.S. a pity no picture of David, just a big microphone

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  195. Vee said

    @jambajim
    Let’s play Where’s Waldo? Except instead of Waldo, find the 19 year old. (Harder than u think.) http://twitpic.com/168jpc 😉 and ❤ and Aww!
    about 1 hours ago via web

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  196. Emi said

    David must be so happy today, and I am happy for him. What a great week he is having and reading to 4th graders is so much fun!! I love that he keeps us posted with twitter pics and notes. And I love that this site brings all the latest tidbits to us so fast and then they make them even prettier by creating posters and merry go rounds and gigantic screen shots… just for the joy of it…it’s a beautiful thing! I look forward to seeing what David is finding to do, and I look forward to seeing what you are doing with all (and i do mean ALL) that David is doing.

    Thank you one and all, and even you lurkers…#182 Archgeezer,, my sentiments exactly:
    “First, thank you for this site and for everything you do. Amazing talent among the contributors, so I visit every day. You are my friends; you just don’t know it I love the unyielding and unabashed admiration for The Voice (and persona) of David Archuleta that I see here.

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  197. SandyBeaches said

    So in keeping with a journal and we should have one on him, David has done so much since his last concert in December.

    Amongst all that he has taken part in, he has sung at a major football game in Texas, visited and spoke at gatherings in Honduras, spent a great deal of time writing and recording in LA, been on stage as a guest during singing performances, went to Miami to record ‘Somos el Mundo’ with wonderful Latino singers, had the revelation of his book cover (and that is important to us), reading Dr. Seuss in a school for a cause and didn’t he go to New York for something? What have I missed?…There hasn’t been a drought yet these eight weeks yet really!

    We wait and watch and learn…oh and have fun!

    SB

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  198. djafan said

    SB….”There hasn’t been a drought yet these eight weeks yet really!”

    I think we’re actually drowning…lol

    Another pic!

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  199. betsy said

    He is not real. Maybe an alien of some description.
    Every day now brings some new wonderful thing. I come home from work, log on and BAM. Instant smile. 🙂

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  200. pabuckie said

    testing.testing.

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  201. Abrra said

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  202. silverfox said

    David is driving me CA-RA-ZEE! I don’t know if I’m comin’ or goin’. He makes me dizzy.

    Last night I was spazzing over his superb, sublime performance, and his blinding beauty. Today I’m smiling at the photos of him reading Dr Seuss to the kids wearing a hat and he looks as comfortable with those kids as he did with the group of the biggest Latino artists in the world.

    Who is he? Why is he messing with my head?

    I have to watch Somos El Mundo again. I LOVE David’s last solo..makes me weak, he sounds soooo
    GOOD! He is driving me nuts!

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  203. pabuckie said

    Out here on my Own! hahaha just seeing if this posts!! LOL

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  204. tawna21 said

    SF you, and the rest of you that speak Spanish, are sooooo lucky to be able to listen and ‘hear’ what is being sung. Maybe if I listen to Somos El Mundo enough and follow the copy of the translation that I’ve printed off, evenutally I will understand it also. hahahaha—NOT!! What was I thinking in high school when I decided against a foreign language class? Back to listen again. Oh yeah, and VOTE and view some more Dr. Suess. What a wonderful message that book offers to all of us. Man, David is an ambassador of all things good even to a 4th grade class that he’s never met before.

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  205. SandyBeaches said

    After sixteen days of watching the Olympics in late night Vancouver time, I have finally crashed! I fell ssleep and had all kinds of weird dreams…I woke up thinking that hey, let me go on to my pc and have David straighten out my sleepy head. Right! So off I went…

    Oh yah, I have been trying to sell the feature that everything is OK, that David has given us so much to read and watch and listen to that we are doing just great without concerts. Then with concerts we always have new vids each day. How wonderful was that?

    Well, then I go on into ‘The Voice Unplugged’. The guy is at the concert where he is wearing this plaid shirt that is a soft, light blue/grey with a grey tshirt. Someone probably knows the concert but I have never seen the vids.

    With a huge twinkle in his eyes he sings…And I ‘still’ need you, and I miss you…(Sung with a huge smile)…cause you know I’d walk a thousand miles just to see you again (then another big smile)…So to torment further he now sings…’Baby Hold On’ full out…Well that did it.

    I’d go a thousand miles right now to hear him sing again…no new cd necessary either as the last one sounds new all over again.

    SB

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  206. silverfox said

    Tawna, what amazes me is that it seems to me that David has so many MORE fans who are NOT Hispanic/Latino and who don’t speak Spanish…so far. The majority of his fans are caucasian or Asian. All you have to do is go to the fan sites. The sweet thing is that his fans WANT to learn Spanish because of David. His non-Spanish speaking fans are appreciating David’s heritage and all that goes with it. David is embracing his latino heritage more & more which makes me and all his die-hard Hispanic/Latino fans very happy. He will be a HUGE star in the Latino music scene when he releases a Spanish album. It’s inevitable. It’s his destiny. And I can hardly wait. There have been Latino artists who have crossed over to English but in David’s case, it’s going to be the other way around. 😀

    Good night & Sweet dreams, and for David,

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to ALWAYS DO RIGHT by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s ALWAYS IN HIS BEST INTERESTS.
    CLOAK DAVID IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS always and please keep David and his voice healthy & strong as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always! TAKE CARE!

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