Staff Stories: Make-ups, Break-ups and Everything In Between – Karaoke Anthems

It’s not ALL work around the Swoon Reads headquarters. We’ve discovered that it’s also very important to have long gossipy conversations around the metaphorical water cooler. Thus, we’ve compiled a list of burning questions for our Swoon Staff members to answer. And, we’d love for you to join us! Share your answers in the comments. This week’s question is:

Do you have a karaoke anthem?

“How much time do you have? Journey is always a winner, Backstreet Boys or NSYNC, Surprising hit “A Whole New World” from Aladdin, and “Daydream Believer” classic.” -Claire T.

“I hate karaoke . . . can’t stand listening to it no matter how great the performer! Ugh!” – Stuart M.

“No, though I do tend to scream out the line, “Show a little faith there’s magic in the night. Ya ain’t a beauty but, hey, you’re alright, and that’s alright with me” when it comes up in Thunder Road.” -Anne D.

“Remix to Ignition by R. Kelly…” – Liz J.

“My favorite karaoke song that I’ve ever sung is R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” I know exactly where to “woo” throughout the song. And I get to really belt! (Even though I can’t sing AT ALL.)” -Kathryn L.

“A snappy Nsync tune, Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” and if I’m feeling crazy, Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life.” But honestly, I’ll sing anything. I have no shame.” -Anna R.

“Super Bass by Nicki Minaj. I don’t even need the lyrics on the screen. I literally KNOW EVERY SINGLE WORD. I COULD DO IT ACAPELLA. (Can you tell I’m inordinately proud of this?) ” -Summer O.

“Absolutely not! Unless the theme is zip the lip and don’t say a peep.” -Lauren B.

“I always go for “Like A Virgin,” or “Be My Baby” by the Ronettes.” -Zoey P.

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