Today I took delivery of something I've been waiting for for a while - the Czech version of 'Heaven Can Wait'.
It's been out since last year but copies have only just winged their way to me (huge thanks to Clare, the Foreign Rights Manager, for chasing them up for me).
It means that, as soon as I get copies of Macedonia's version, I'll be up-to-date and have copies of all the versions that have been published so far!
The Czech version is a hardback and comes with a little inbuilt cloth bookmark - love that!
While I'm sharing images here's one of the books I've managed to collect so far. Sorry it's a bit tricky to make out but it's impossibly dark in my hallway!
From l to r: HCW Croatia, Himmelskusse Germany (novel 2), HCW Germany, HCW UK Proof, HCW UK, HCW Czech Republic, HCW China , HCW Spain.
Now back to the Music Challenge! Big thanks to Bernadette, Womag, Nik, Elaine, Karen, Colene, Captain Black and Samantha for joining in in the comments. I'm loving reading about your songs!
So, today's challenge is...
To name a song you can dance to.
That I can dance to?
*cue hysterical laughter*
Er...I can't dance to anything. I mean, I can wave my arms/hips/legs around in a vaguely rhythmical manner but that not exactly a dance routine is it! I used to know the Birdy Song moves when I was a kid - does that count?
Okay then. In that case I'm going to go for the last song that had me charging - drunkenly - towards the dance floor (you won't catch me anywhere near the dance floor unless alcohol, and lots of it, is involved).
The event was a mate's wedding last September and the song in question was 'Poison' by Alice Cooper! Last summer I went to a metal festival - Sonisphere - with a mate. On the way up there we listened to albums by some of the bands that were going to be playing - Iron Maiden, Placebo, Skunk Anansie, Alice in Chains etc and when my friend threw on an Alice Cooper CD I started laughing. The guy was a joke - wasn't he? Funny how I knew a lot of his songs though...
When he played live he was just BRILLIANT and the whole crowd shouted along to Poison. In fact the only other song that came close to uniting the entire field that weekend was when Europe sang 'The Final Countdown' - a moment that makes me grin inanely whenever I remember it!
Anyway, when Poison was played at my friend's wedding last year I was on the dance floor like a shot, despite the fact that I was the only person dancing other than one friend and the bride!*
Your turn! Which song can always charm you out of your seat and onto your feet?
*You couldn't get me off after that!