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Now available on Blu-ray/DVD/VOD – Sing Street (giveaway ends 8/12/16)

 

SingStreet-DVD

The weather outside is “frightful,” and I don’t mean cold. It’s way too hot to be outside. Here in NY we’ve been having a heat wave. The heat and humidity is horrific, which no relief in sight. I cannot wait for the fall weather to arrive. Summer is my least favorite season.

If you are like me, you are probably looking for ways to entertain yourself indoors where the air conditioner can keep you cool and comfortable. One of my favorite indoor activities is watching movies, both at the theater and at home.

There is a new film available on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD (Video on Demand) you might be interested in. It’s called Sing Street.

Sing Street is a feel-good, coming of age story written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again) featuring the ultimate soundtrack of the 80’s.

SING STREET

Sing Street takes us back to 1980’s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy named Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents’ relationship and money troubles, while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher.

He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious, über-cool and beautiful Raphina (Lucy Boynton), and with the aim of winning her heart he invites her to star in his band’s music videos. There’s only one problem: he’s not part of a band… yet. She agrees, and now Conor must deliver what he’s promised – calling himself “Cosmo” and immersing himself in the vibrant rock music trends of the decade, he forms a band with a few lads, and the group pours their heart into writing lyrics and shooting videos

Inspired by writer/director John Carney’s (Once, Begin Again) life and love for music, Sing Street shows us a world where music has the power to take us away from the turmoil of everyday life and transform us into something greater.

The film is rated PG-13.

Check out the film’s trailer.

 

I am a child of the 80’s. I graduated high school in 1986. I remember all too well the music, the hair, the fashion. Seeing the film’s trailer brought me back to a more simpler time. The 80’s were pretty wild with the big hair, neon clothing and weird music – but it was also a fun time. If anything stands out the most about that decade it’s the music.

Check out the songs featured in the movie’s soundtrack.

Sing Street Soundtrack

I’ve had the song “Pop Muzik” stuck in my mind ever since I read that title on the soundtrack list.

Radio, video
Boogie with a suitcase
Your livin’ in a disco
Forget about the rat race
Let’s do the milkshake, sellin’ like a hotcake
Try some buy some fee-fi-fo-fum

This looks like a fun, coming of age film. I’m looking forward to seeing myself.

If you would like to learn more about the film you can “like” the film on Facebook and follow the film on Twitter and Instagram.

You can find out where you can purchase your copy of Sing Street on Go Watch It!

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I have a copy of the film I can give to a lucky winner, as well as a $25 iTunes gift card that the winner could use to purchase the official Sing Street movie sound track. The prizing courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment.

This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and will end on August 12, 2016. The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via email and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please comment on this post and tell me why you would like to win this prize package – or – what was your favorite song/band of the 80’s?

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement or the additional entries won’t quality.

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Kimberly

*I will be receiving the same prize package from Anchor Bay Entertainment for my participation. There was no other compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way. 

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About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.

Comments

  1. bill norris says:

    Tainted Love by soft cell or Im turning japanese….

  2. My favorite band from the 80s was Duran Duran!

  3. LaTanya says:

    I like Madonna

  4. bernie wallace says:

    I would love to win this because I love 80’s music. My favorite 80’s song is Rock the Kasbah by the Clash.

  5. I love Guns n Roses!

  6. Tara Liebing says:

    I would love to win this because I love listening to all types of music! I was an 80’s baby and I remember listening to Madonna a lot.

  7. Chantelle Walker says:

    My favorite songs are “Don’t You Forget About Me” and “Cruel Summer” both of which I listened to in the car this morning 🙂

  8. Vanessa Madrigal says:

    I love Def Leppard! Photograph and Hysteria are my fave songs. 🙂

  9. Heather S says:

    I want to win because I’m a huge fan of the 80s!

  10. I like AC/DC .

  11. I loved Rick Astley.

  12. Janet W. says:

    I’d like to win this so I can watch it with my husband! My favorite song from the 80’s was Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”!

  13. Cheryl B says:

    Loced the 80’s hair bands and Bon Jovi!

  14. I want to win this because I havent seen it yet.

  15. Jennifer Rote says:

    Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison was my favorite 89’s hit.

  16. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I loved Def Leppard among many other bands!

  17. Jessica To says:

    I always liked Bon Jovi.

  18. I would like to see this DVD!

  19. Adrienne Gordon says:

    Loved Night Ranger in the 80’s

  20. I liked Heaven is a Place on Earth.

  21. Lori Thomas says:

    Def Leppard was my fav back then

  22. I loved the Bee Gees for sure

  23. I enjoyed all of the hair bands.

  24. Ann Fantom says:

    My favorite 80’s song is Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison

  25. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    As an 80s baby that loved Duran Duran. I would love to win this!

  26. Heather Clausner says:

    This is such a fun movie! I love Simple Minds and Beastie Boys

  27. Sarah L says:

    I want to win it to buy some apps.
    Thanks for the contest.

  28. Ashley C says:

    I would love to win this for my family! I think we would enjoy this movie!

  29. G N’ R was my favorite band of the 80’s. Can’t believe they went on tour again this summer!

  30. Denise Sachs says:

    My favorite 80’s band was Depeche Mode.

  31. Dawn Keenan says:

    My favorite group from the 1989’s was the Bee Gees. Oh, did I love them!

  32. Mary Cloud says:

    My favorite 80’s band was Guns N Roses

  33. Barbara Montag says:

    I would like to win this to buy snappy tunes for workouts.
    thank you

  34. Crystal F says:

    I really think my daughter would enjoy this movie. I loved listening to Poison, Guns N Roses and Skid Row. Thank you!

  35. The Cure (Still my favorite band nowadays!!)

  36. My favorite band from the 80’s is the Bee Gees.

  37. I have heard alot of good things about this movie and it has been on my radar for awhile. I adore coming of age story. As far as 80s music, it’s all about Michael Jackson!

  38. Brittney House says:

    I would love the gift card to buy some tunes for our upcoming road trip.

  39. Katie Amanda says:

    I would give this to my friend who loves the 80’s. Thanks!

  40. Sarah Hall says:

    I would love to win this so that I could give the iTunes card to my grandson. I loved the BeeGees.

  41. chickie brewer says:

    I looks like some of t music my kids might like.. And maybe me too 🙂

  42. My favorite band from the 80’s was the Bangles.

  43. Melissa Storms says:

    I like Van Halen during the 80s.

  44. Deb Ford says:

    My favorite band of the 80’s is Fleetwood Mac.

  45. Sarah Hayes says:

    id love to win this to get a few songs for my little one to listen to

  46. Soha Molina says:

    I wanna win this so I can see the movie.

  47. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Favorite 80’s singer was Madonna. I also love Aha. with Take on me!

  48. My favorite 80s band was Queen!

  49. heather s says:

    I liked Flock of Seagulls

  50. Oh I have to say one of my favorites was Prince singing Purple Rain!

  51. Nicole C says:

    My favorite band was Motley Crue.

  52. My favorite 80s song is Girls Just Want to Have Fun

  53. Shelley P says:

    My favorite band of the 80s was Hall & Oates.

  54. Sonya Allstun says:

    Who can pick just one they were all great tunes but would love a chance to watch this and the itunes card would be handy to buy some of these 80s tunes

  55. Michele P says:

    I liked Madonna, Culture Club, Wham and a bunch of other groups in 80’s.

  56. My favorite band was faith no more.

  57. Susan Smith says:

    My favorite band from the 80s was REO Speedwagon.

  58. Stephanie Liske says:

    I would love to win this for my niece.

  59. Faye Gates says:

    I really like the 80’s big hair bands.

  60. Kyl Neusch says:

    Guns n Roses!

  61. My favorite band was Poison.

  62. My favorite was Def Leppard.

  63. Stephanie Larison says:

    Livin’ On A Prayer is my fave 80’s song.

  64. I would love to win this because I myself love the 80’s music, however I am not so sure about my grandaughter, but I know she would love the I tunes gift card, thanks

  65. My favorite band in the 80s was Gun’s N Roses

  66. I’d love to win…it looks so good.

  67. susan smoaks says:

    i would love to win this it sounds fantastic. I loved madonna in the 80s.

  68. pink floyd was my fav

  69. MARIA simon says:

    love loved Guns and Roses..still do 😉

  70. Tara Woods says:

    My favorite band/group of the 80’s was Culture Club.

  71. My favorite band of the 80’s was Buster Poindexter.

  72. I like Guns N’ Roses

  73. In was obsessed with Erasure in the 80’s!