I’d like to spend the rest of this review drilling down to how this film landed for the a cappella community, and what I felt it really stood for in that context.
In that context, I loved this movie.
For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand why people love a cappella. Heck, even for those of us who do actively enjoy it, it can be difficult to put into words why we enjoy this art form so. While we’ll never have a truly comprehensive list of everything cool about a cappella, 200 Reasons to Love A Cappella is our best attempt at assembling a list of what makes it great.
Reason #82: Post-Collegiate Groups
In The 5s, an ACB contributor breaks down an a cappella-related topic with a list of 5. In this edition I’m looking at five of my reactions to the first episode of Sing It On.
1. How cool is this? I just saw actual collegiate a cappella get a full one-hour (minus commercials) treatment on national television. I heard the term ICCAs thrown around on national television casually with a very reasonable understanding of what the tournament is.
Each Tuesday, The A Cappella Blog presents a link to a scholastic a cappella performance, or related material, that we recommend to you.
We welcome clip suggestions from anyone who would like to submit them.
This week, we present The Arizona State University Tempetations performing Delta Rae’s “Hey Hey Hey.”