There’s not many occasions, where I can say that I have been physically, mentally, extra-terrestrially and completely intoxicated by a single human being as much as I am by Vince Kidd.
BEWARE: This Post includes explicit language in beautiful melodies and an inordinate amount of heart pulsing admiration!
At the beautiful age of just 22, Vince Kidd is phenomenal. Having heard his track ‘Sick Love’ before the premiere of The Voice UK (sadly I had heard it, loved it, just didn’t know who sang it!) I fell in love with his voice first! His voice is like treacle, black treacle, that drips over barbed wire! It’s truly a sound to be heard during a thunderstorm, the way his voice licks and curls and melts over his gritted teeth and pouting lips, truly makes me want to hear him, again, and again, and again and again and AGAIN!
When he popped up into my stratosphere again, I was sat on my sofa watching The Voice UK with the fam-a-lam. Snacking on Hoummus and sipping my OJ and Lemonade (I’m a rockstar don’t kid yourselves!!) I recognised his voice but it didn’t click in my head that this guy, full of swag and bags of attitude with ripped denim adorning his shoulders and golden spikes defending his fists, was the same guy I had heard days before on my acoustic tour of YouTube.
As Vince went through the blind auditions the ball still hadn’t dropped, although his voice had made it absent mindedly onto my iPod I still had not fitted the two together. When the battle rounds came on The Voice UK, I heard something in his voice. I heard this little lick whilst he was singing ‘We Found Love’ noted as one of my upbeat meditation tracks of the moment, It was like a Tsunami hit the back of my head.
My mind raced back as they showed a clip of his blind audition and it hit me, again!!
I’VE HEARD THIS KIDD
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I grabbed my iPod, yes!!! I had heard his rendition of Like a Virgin before, It was him! The guy who had been luting me to sleep, helping me shout at my ex, encouraged me when partying with the gyals…
I HAD FOUND HIM!!
Then something magical happened. This week, Mr.Kidd, my only strand holding me onto #TeamJessie, sang an Elvis song. I (I won’t use hate) strongly dislike the music of Elvis. I’ve never really been able to appreciate his music and I’ve never had any inclanation to listen to more than a second of any one of his tracks. Until Vince brought me into his world and with his incredible voice, truly unique look and amazing talent, vince made me not only enjoy but revel in an Elvis song!
This is an interview with Vince that I felt was the most honest and refreshing interview in a long time, he truly has a class and an enormous deal of respect for his career which is evident in this interview…
So, now I’ve developed this love, this burning love for Vince I have scoured the internet to find all I can for you beautiful people, I want you to find your favourite part of Kidd and revel in his talent like I do. His voice and attitude are truly something new which is difficult to say in this day and age. His style may be retro but his being is totally fresh and I wish him all the best of luck in the world. I hope he wins The Voice UK, but if he doesn’t I hope some big shot music exec pulls their finger out and realises what a talent Kidd truly is, he deserves the world and more!
I shall leave you with one final video and a quote from the man himself. When I say Kidd has attitude, I don’t mean it in the chain swinging, teeth grilling, pimp out ya granny kind of way. I mean attitude as is a fresh way of thinking, a positive attitude that has been lost for a long time in his industry, an attitude I hope and pray he can spread from here to the edge of existence…
“Because I’ve got a very distinctive look, I often get judged for it. But I’m not changing for anyone.”
Happy Blogging, Cheers for Reading…