Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Crushing on David Archuleta!

As much as I loved and rooted for the two Davids in last season's American Idol, I've always had a soft spot for little David or David Archuleta. When I first saw him auditioning for AI, I was totally mesmerized by his vocal prowess and knew he would go far in the competition. I was amazed that a young boy possessed such immense talent, sufficient to wow me each time he belts out a tune. And the finesse of real emotions he portrays when expressing any song, never fails to bring me into the meaning of the song. Add to that the clarity of his sweet voice and the way he tenderly caresses each word, David A. is definitely a heartthrob in the making!

So several weeks back, when a little birdy by the name of Debbie (who by the way just launched her new online craft store called Crafty Heart) told me that David A. had his first single out, I immediately hopped over to You Tube to check it out and all I can say is that I love the new "Crush" single by David A.!

Suitable for his age and genre, David's Crush single brings out some of the best aspects of his wonderful voice, immediately taking me back to when I had my first crush as a teenager.
The sheer intensity and uncertainty of wondering if he liked me back. The beating of my heart ever so furiously whenever our eyes locked or whenever he looked my way. Every single gesture was momentously exaggerated; keeping me wondering, wanting something, which I could not quite place my finger on. Ahhhhh the beauty and reckless freedom of young innocent love, the magic of it all is coming back to me now, thanks to lil' David! Happy listening and enjoy the video too. :)

PS. Thank you Metz for the heads up on the code! :)


Elara October 7, 2008 at 3:55 PM

Yay! You've found the code for his vid, finally! :):) I STILL love this song, you know.

Thanks for the double linky love, dearie! :)

Anonymous,  October 7, 2008 at 4:49 PM

I'm not really follow Idol. Here in Indonesia people really follow Indonesian Idol. Almost every channel have their own contest like American Idol..emmm sometimes I look more bad then good.

LadyJava October 7, 2008 at 5:35 PM

Wowee.. beautiful song GP!! Thanks for sharing...

Eh how's your headache?? all better??

Kim October 7, 2008 at 8:28 PM

hi Mariuca :)
I'll be back later to have a listen ..when I change my browser to IE ..
using chrome to drop atm and it doesn't show videos...

Metz October 7, 2008 at 11:08 PM

:) heheh am so happy to help you out anytime dear :) did you ger to see the award from bono? so nice yayyy we all got an award again hehehe :) xoxo

bluecrystaldude October 7, 2008 at 11:16 PM

I am not a big fan of Archuleta, but I kinda enjoy this song too. As you said, it's suitable for his age. This song beats David Cook's first single in terms of downloaded quantity in the first week of its release too!

Nessa October 7, 2008 at 11:49 PM

How I miss little David!! Thanks for putting up the video Marzie :) Love the song... I feel like I'm 14 again *wide eyed and giggly*

Jean Chia aka Ms.Yummy~licious October 8, 2008 at 1:07 AM

aloha, marzie! am listening to the music now. :)

Anonymous,  October 8, 2008 at 1:58 AM

I love this video too! David is just so talented, and so cute!

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:02 AM

Hola Debbs! You are my first commenter here YAY! *HUGS*

Ah finally found the code thanks to Metz, so apalagas...terus tulis post on cute lil' David! I HEART David A! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:03 AM

Oh I follow AI every year Bono, cannot miss! :):):)

Wah Indonesian Idol mesti cool, you guys have some excellent singers, best! :)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:04 AM

Morning LJ! Of coz must share kalau best, thanks for taking a listen! Love my David A, he's so adorable, suara best pulak tu! :)

Ni belum tidur lagi ni, so pretty sure the headache will come back soon. Me waiting for a "special guest" today! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:09 AM

LOL! No worries Kim ,happy dropping and happy listening later,happy Wed to u sweetie! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:11 AM

Yay, thanks Metz! When I saw ur video was working just fine, I was ecstatic he he! Now I can have David A. here at MPG to keep me entertained yeeha! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:15 AM

Haaziq! Who were u rooting for masa Ai last season? Or u're not a follower of AI?

Thanks for the info on David Cook, he's a hottie too he he! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:18 AM

YAY! I love this song too Nessa, best la David A! So happy he has a single out, and yup...me too teringat zaman remaja listening to this tune! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:20 AM

Aloha Jean! Thanks for listening to my David he he...happy to share! Have a great day at work today! :):):)

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:21 AM

Hey Anonymous (Naz is it?)! Happy to have another David A. fan here! The video is pretty cool eh? :):):)

Elara October 8, 2008 at 9:21 AM

Yay, I was the first commentator! :):) You're right, Marzie, teringat zaman remaja indeed when listening to this song. :):):)

Hope you're getting well soon. Headaches can be really nasty.

Mariuca October 8, 2008 at 9:35 AM

Indeed you were Debbie, how appropriate seeing that u got me hooked on this song he he! :)

I blm zzzzz ni lagi Debbie, and can feel another headache coming on so gonna retire soon. Catch ya later okay? *hugs*

Rozella October 8, 2008 at 8:44 PM

He is such a cute heart!!!! He so should have won!

Rozella October 8, 2008 at 8:45 PM

But yay to the new single!!! Hehehe It's making me a giggly teenager girl lagi lah! :P

Rozella October 8, 2008 at 8:53 PM

P/S: Dad was standing behind me and watching the vid just now! He's a big DA fan too! Hehehehe

Metz October 9, 2008 at 12:42 AM

I am working on getting his other single hehehe Stay tuned deary :) and of course am waiting on David Cook's release too :) xoxo

Jackie October 9, 2008 at 4:09 AM

Hi Marzie,
I am so sorry that I missed you yesterday but I guess I was sicker than I thought.

If you got my twitter update then you know I have pneumonia.

I tried to lie down for a while but felt so guilty.

I just had to drop over and say hi.

And believe it or not I live in America and don't watch American Idol.

But, don't tell anyone okay?

So my vote goes with your vote!!

Anonymous,  October 9, 2008 at 12:49 PM

"Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world."

Politi Gal October 9, 2008 at 2:53 PM

Haven't had a chance to check out either of the David's new releases, but I am looking forward to doing so. Love your blog BTW!

Bless October 9, 2008 at 9:53 PM

Hi Marzie! Got an award for you :-)

Kim October 9, 2008 at 10:06 PM

oh my other comment didn't go in :0..
a very romantic song :) :)
any way I digress...
that's a lovely gold medal in your sidebar Mariuca...
nity nite.. :)

Elara October 10, 2008 at 12:02 AM

GP, I just realise that Archie is cute! :P

Jackie October 10, 2008 at 2:35 AM

Hi Marzie,
Just dropping in to drop in!!:-)))

Anonymous,  October 10, 2008 at 8:55 AM

LOVE LOVE LOVE David, and this song! He is one heckuva singer,and the video showcases his natural ability to convey the emotins of the song. Can't wait to hear his album on 11/11!

Anonymous,  October 10, 2008 at 9:04 AM

This song is fantastic! David Archuleta... WOW! His album is set to debut on 11/11.... I can't wait!!!!

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 11:49 AM

Oh wow!! What a great honour to have ur dad here at MPG Rozella!! Ha ha, sporting la ur dad! :)

Best kan David A? I mean I love David C too, but David A is too adorable to resist, plus I really do love his voice! :):):)

Come come, let's listen to David A again and be teenagers today shall we? ;)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 11:51 AM

Metz, you don't stop working now you hear? Thanks for bringing me the latest updates, you rock! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 11:52 AM

Jackie! If I were living in US, I'd have voted for David A surely! Bobby was such a dear, he voted for David A on my behalf ha ha! ;)

Don't feel guilty for being sick Jackie, get some rest! Now that's an order! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 11:53 AM

Morning Bono! What a wonderful quote, and u know I love'm right? Happy weekend! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 11:55 AM

Hi Politi Gal, thanks so much for commenting here! Happy to hear u love MPG, yay! :):):)

I've not heard David C's single yet, but I had to take a listen to David A's single immediately since he's my personal fave he he! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 12:02 PM

Oh YAY! Another award for me, thanks so much Bless! And it's great to see ur pretty avatar here today! :):):)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 12:03 PM

Kim! I did not get that comment you're referring to, thanks for leaving me another one, you rock! :)

Ohhh he he, I love my gold medal too, thanks for noticing Kim! ;)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 12:04 PM

Debbie!! Archie mmg comel! But I think ada GF dah kan? Girl next door it seems lol! I think he's not the type to two-time his GF also, such a goody boy, love David A! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 12:05 PM

Jackie is back! Hola dear, it's already Friday here so happy weekend to u! :)

Mariuca October 10, 2008 at 12:06 PM

Hi Anonymous! Spot on and nicely said! I totally agree, David A. brings out the best of any song he sings with such real emotions, u can't help but feel it too! I HEART David A! :):):)

Elara October 10, 2008 at 8:40 PM

That's what I heard, Marzie! :) Lucky girl! Not for dating a superstar, but for dating such an adorable, good boy. I love good boys better than bad ones, if you know what I mean. *wink*

Anonymous,  October 10, 2008 at 10:44 PM

THANKS so much for your consistent advertising! I love seeing new talent and finding new musicians, albeit I do not watch the reality shows, I am usually surfing to find new stuff.

What a great tribute to a great voice you have posted!

Mariuca October 11, 2008 at 12:25 AM

Debbie, the GF came to watch him perform masa AI dulu, his neighbour it seems, but Archie was shy shy like dat when they asked him abt her, so cute!

Oh enuff of bad boys for me, gimme a nerd any day he he, janji pakai glasses la la la! ;)

Mariuca October 11, 2008 at 12:27 AM

Hi Susie, thank YOU for having me at your blog and it's nice to see u at MPG today! Oh I'm a reality show freak, love'm esp singing shows like AI!

Thanks Susie, hope u enjoyed listening to David A. here, have a good one! :):):)

Grandy October 11, 2008 at 5:32 AM

Mariuca & David, kissing in a tree. K-I-S-S-I-N-G! :)

Jackie October 11, 2008 at 11:09 AM

Oh Marzie,
I was going to listen tonight because I thought I might have a good enough signal.

But it says the video is not available any longer.

Oh and you wrote so tenderly about it.

I am so sorry I missed it.

I hope you are having a good week end break!

Elara October 11, 2008 at 1:41 PM

GP, it's easier to train a good boy than to tame a bad one, don't you think?

Hehe..oh yeah nerdy glasses, I must let C wear one and take a pic! ;)

Metz October 11, 2008 at 9:25 PM

It's the weekend again and yes Metz here isnt stopping, am even trying to find a way to blog on the go hehehe. I have the lates single of Britney on my end now her career is definitely turning around for the better i hope. :) hope things are well over on your end marzie, this global economic crisis thing is a bit scary but hopefully we get to ride this one out smoothly :) lots of hugs :)

Kim October 12, 2008 at 6:29 AM

dropping by to say hello Mariuca..have a great Sunday :)

Grandy October 12, 2008 at 1:21 PM

Hey...I'm pretty sure I left a comment here yesterday.n Did I do it wrong? Ack...blame the pain meds.

Rozella October 12, 2008 at 3:46 PM

Hehehehe Let's, let's!!!!

But haiyoh... it's making me feel old lah. Hahaha

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 8:53 PM

Grandy!!! LOL I love ur comment ha ha ha, it made me ROFL! And I'm sorry I couldn't moderate it earlier, had a hectic weekend, so don blame ur meds he he! :):):)

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 8:55 PM

Thanks Jackie! The video is still available, I sometimes get the same msg too if my connection is not that great. It's okay sweetie, take ur time listening to mah David, hope ul love it as much as I do! :):):)

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 8:57 PM

Debbs, the bad boys are the perasan ones, thinking they're god's gift to women...mah ass! He he he, ooops mcm marah je GP lol!! ;)

Wah wah C pakai glasses, this I gotta see! :)

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 8:59 PM

Hi Metz, looks like our weekend is almost over eh? I had a busy one myself, will blog abt it here later. EC wasn't too kind to us over the weekend too, but managed to drop my ECs at ur blog phew! Big HUGS! :)

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 9:00 PM

Hello Kim! Thanks for stopping by, how was ur lunch? Bet it was successful, u must be exhausted from ur spring cleaning! :)

Mariuca October 12, 2008 at 9:03 PM

Rozie!!! At least you're still in ur 20s okay!! Me ni yg old boo hoo! Better enjoy ur 20s to da max like yours truly lol! :)

Jackie October 13, 2008 at 4:42 AM

Wow my kids are in there 30's. Now that should make you all feel young!:-))

Jackie October 13, 2008 at 4:42 AM

Still pretty sick but really trying to make the rounds.

bluecrystaldude October 13, 2008 at 6:47 PM

How are you Mariuca? Lalu lalang jap.. hehe

Monica October 13, 2008 at 8:35 PM

I'm here!!! just saw your comments at my site...LOL

Jackie October 14, 2008 at 1:38 AM

Hey Marzie,
Can I buy ads without running the banner on my site?

Just pop over when you get time and let me know.

Thanks and Big Hugs:-)

bonoriau October 14, 2008 at 8:30 PM

Shinade you can be PW member and buy the Ad without running the Ad on your site.

bonoriau October 14, 2008 at 8:31 PM

Shinade thanks for buying link at my top sites

Metz October 14, 2008 at 11:24 PM

Hi Marzie,

heheh i couldnt stop giggling when i saw your comment on David A's smile and called him My David hahahahah you are so crushing on him :) hehehe so cute la :)

Jackie October 15, 2008 at 2:50 AM

Hi Marzie,
thanks for the email. I saw it but I am only up for a little while today.

maybe just a few more drops and then back to rest again.

Oh Walter is headed home to help me. His manager got him a run headed this way.

So he will be here in a few days and take his vacation.

with him home maybe I can finally and completely get rid of this yucky thing.

And get my house clean again. I simply can't stand a dirty house and mine is a disgrace right now.

Off for a few more then back to the t.v.

Oh boy I sure do wish we could find someone that could make a list of us Red Hots that was compatible with FF3:-)

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:17 AM

Hi Jackie! I too am in my 30s boo hoo! He he...anyway, hope u're feeling better today. I've responded to ur PW question at ur blog, but yes...no worries abt advertising on other ppl's PW, u just need an account of ur own and you're good to go! :)

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:17 AM

Haaziq! Busy seperti biasa, how abt you? Lalu-lalang la, I tak kisah he he! ;)

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:18 AM

Hi Monica, happy Wednesday to u sweetie, thanks for dropping by MPG! :)

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:30 AM

Hi Bono! Thanks for dropping ur EC here today, ni baru je EC down again! I was halfway through dropping for Mariuca when it happened! Dunno if it will be okay before I zzzz ni! :(

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:31 AM

Ha ha Metz! You are the cute one for using la now lol!! :)

Of coz, who can resist David A's charm and smile? Such an adorable boy he is! ;)

Mariuca October 15, 2008 at 4:34 AM

Hi Jackie! Poor thing, you're still not 100% okay! But it's good that Walt is coming home so he can look after you and nurse u back to health! :)

I stopped dropping my EC today, since it seems to be having yet another problem, I can't open my EC dashboard at all, so am calling it quits for the night! :)

Hey what happened to the EC toolbar? U're not using it? I drop my EC from my Inbox nowadays, easier to keep track of those who drop on me. And of coz I gotta drop on my fave blogs, yours included dear! :):):)

Mizé October 15, 2008 at 11:46 AM

The music is nice. The singer is a bit young for me, lol.
Thanks for returning my drops.

bonoriau October 15, 2008 at 3:46 PM

I also feel sad about Jackie...hope everything will be ok

Anonymous,  October 15, 2008 at 5:01 PM

really beautiful clothing instead.

Jackie October 15, 2008 at 7:56 PM

Just dropping around to say hi here too:-))

Mariuca October 16, 2008 at 12:30 AM

Hi Mize! David A might be young, but he's got a superb voice, love him! :)

Thanks for dropping on me too, have a good one! :)

Mariuca October 16, 2008 at 12:30 AM

Bono, I'm sure Jackie will bounce back soon, worry not! And thanks for dropping ur EC here today. :)

Mariuca October 16, 2008 at 12:31 AM

Hi Insurance, nice to see u here for this post too! :)

Mariuca October 16, 2008 at 12:31 AM

I see u here Jackie, hola!! :)

Grandy October 16, 2008 at 1:34 PM

I'm glad you liked my comment...and that it wasn't my meds.

It seems you have the same running contest here? Similar I mean??

Grandy October 16, 2008 at 1:35 PM

Except I don't see a gazillion Rizal comments? Does he not like perfume??

Grandy October 16, 2008 at 1:36 PM

I might stand a chance to make your list on this page.

Shhhh.... don't tell. ;)

Grandy October 16, 2008 at 1:36 PM

A girl can dream... ::sigh::

Mariuca October 16, 2008 at 4:58 PM

Grandy, you are getting cuter by the comment! :)

I do have a similar contest running here, but I'm a bit slow in posting my Top 10 Mariucans post for Sept. Will have to do that soon, thanks for reminding me he he! :)

Oh okies, don worry, it shall be our lil' secret and you might just emerge tops here this month, good luck! :):):)

Love n Hugs from Genie Princess!

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