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"I didn't like the name but it doesn't matter. They played great band music."
- Nina Araknida
Sunstar, Flip / September 15, 2002

"Few rock bands in town could stand at the crossroads of a dynamic and evolving music scene and knock down the high walls that divide music genres and audiences with as much success as Sheila and the Insects. "
- Ronald P. Villavelez
Yup!, Issue 1.03 / November 2001

"Sheila & The Insects’ music is new wave-influenced post-punk rock music that is considerably heavy yet still melodic "
- Cris O. Ramos Jr.
The Manila Times / May 31, 2003

"What does an indie band do with the oft-maligned mix of rock and new wave? In the case of Cebu-based Sheila and the Insects, plenty."
- Ganns Deen
PULP , PulpReviews / Issue 13, March 2001




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Softly
Sheila and the Insects
Originally by Apo Hiking Society


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:: Original Apo version ::
Written by Jim Paredes

Softly, as the morning sun
Comes through my window pane
Thoughts come to me
Memories of you fill my mind and I smile

So gently, and my world transforms
Into a merry carousel
Turning me round
Bringing me back to the place where I found ...

You there, time could have stood still and then
We'd spend all our moments to share
The dreams that we've known sometime, somewhere

And as, we go through the days
Remembering the love we made
I know that you'll stay
Bringing me more than what mere words can say

I know, that time can stand still and then
We'd spend all our moments to share
The dreams that we've known sometime, somewhere.

I know, that time can stand still and then
We'd spend all our moments to share
The dreams that we've known sometime, somewhere.

Notes:
This song appears in the album The Best of Kami nAPO Muna 2CD+DVD.



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Saturday, November 13, 2004
Addendum: Recalculation

Sis recently posted a comment and revealed a flaw in my computations. (refer to previous entry) Yes, we finished 2 hours worth of work in only 1 hour and might I add, velocity is distance multiplied by time. So therefore, velocity was 2x1 and not 1/2. Okay, so even my genius can have lapses. Isn't that comforting to know for those of you who are less than perfect.

Let me also point out another overlooked fact. Our collective mass, expressed at 4x should not be so. We we're playing as a band and as such should be taken as one unit. And since the average band has 4 members, then the original 4x should be multiplied by 1 band/4 members, the universal constant, which then comes out at 1x.

The new values then are velocity or v = 2x1 while mass or m = 1x

Therefore:

Since Rho = mv, then Rho = (1x)(2x1), making Rho = 2x.

There, the answer still is 2x! I had felt our creative momentum was running at twice normal and now, my computations prove it. My apologies if I had initially presented calculations aimed at proving my suspected and estimated values. At least on further examination, I still got to prove myself right in the end. As a footnote, even Einstein made such a similar mistake when he attributed the unexplainable to a universal constant. One of his rare mistakes. Well genius does have limits and I am humble enough to admit that. At least I don't have his dorky haircut.

Posted at 10:59 am by bisoy

sis
November 18, 2004   03:29 AM PST
 
it was entertainment at the cost of so many :( ...'twas actually tragic.
bisoy
November 16, 2004   12:41 PM PST
 
haha... hardly, the U.S. elections was good for entertainment at best.
sis
November 15, 2004   03:58 PM PST
 
ha ha ha. did the US elections inspire that quote?
bisoy
November 14, 2004   10:26 PM PST
 
Here's a quotation you can attribute to the great bisoy:

"A genius can have lapses like a dunce can have his day"

hehehe
sis
November 13, 2004   11:21 AM PST
 
double checked your numbers <sis gives her thumbs up>. good catch on the mass!

btw, opaw, does that mean I AM more of a genius than you are? hehe <sis raises her brows up and down>

(there's some 2 obsessive people in here, don't you think?) you crack me up, man. LOL
 

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