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Turn Around Bright Eyes - A Karaoke Love Story

Rob Sheffield

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Once upon a time I was falling apart. Now I'm always falling in love. Pick up the microphone. When Rob Sheffield moved to New York City in the summer of 2001, he was a young widower trying to start a new life in a new town. Behind, in the past, was his life as a happily married rock critic, with a wife he adored, and a massive collection of mix tapes that captured their life together. And then, in a flash, all he had left were the tapes. Beyoncé , Bowie, Bon Jovi, Benatar . . . One night, some friends dragged him to a karaoke bar in the West Village. A night out was a rare occasion for Rob back then. Turn around Somehow, that night in a karaoke bar turned into many nights, in many karaoke bars. Karaoke became a way out, a way to escape the past, a way to be someone else if only for the span of a three-minute song. Discovering the sublime ridiculousness of karaoke, despite the fact that he couldn't carry a tune, he began to find his voice. Turn around And then the unexpected happened. A voice on the radio got Rob's attention. The voice came attached to a woman who was unlike anyone he'd ever met before. A woman who could name every constellation in the sky, and every Depeche Mode B side. A woman who could belt out a mean Bonnie Tyler. Bright Eyes Turn Around Bright Eyes is an emotional journey of hilarity and heartbreak with a karaoke soundtrack. It's a story about finding the courage to move on, clearing your throat, and letting it rip. It's a story about navi- gating your way through adult romance. And it's a story about how songs get tangled up in our deepest emotions, evoking memories of the past while inspiring hope for the future.

Language:

English

Length:

6h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:51


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:48


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:05


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

13:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

43:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

23:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:39


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:29


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

19:24


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:15


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

15:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

12:18


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

00:53