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I saw Storm Large on the radio

by Anna Johns, posted Dec 15th 2006 7:02PM
storm largeI just had to drop a quick note to fans of Storm Large, one of the most popular contestants on last summer's Rock Star: Supernova. I got to see her perform live last night for a public radio program here in Portland, Oregon. The radio show is called Live Wire (it records once a month at the Aladdin for you P-towners), and it's sort-of like Prairie Home Companion, but for young people. Storm Large and the Balls, who are a very big deal here in Portland, performed three songs last night for the radio program. She sang two of her originals, "Beautiful" and the uber-popular, PG-rated version of "Ladylike". She closed out the show with a very sultry version of "I'll Be Home for Christmas".

I freely admit that I'm a Johnny-come-lately fan of Storm Large, but... damn, she rocks! I saw her on Rock Star a few times last summer and the television does her no justice whatsoever. You have to see this woman perform live. Her stage presence is captivating-- probably a combination of her self confidence and her amazing voice. I felt like I was in a trance as I watched her-- she's so damn commanding. Plus, she's drop-dead gorgeous!

For Oregonians, the Live Wire featuring Storm Large airs at 8 pm on OPB on December 23rd. The radio program also has a podcast version so I'll post a link to that when it comes out during the week of Christmas.

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Beautiful is a great song and I bet she sounded great on I'll Be Home for Christmas. I look forward to hearing the podcast. Thanks for the review/tip.

December 15 2006 at 10:52 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jason Elias

The Rockstar/Supernova guys should have picked her. Their album/reel to reel/CD went nowhere and it's because that Rossi guy was annoying and didn't add anything. Storm Large's energy would have given them a lot of help. They needed it.

December 15 2006 at 9:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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