Category Archives: Guilty Crown

Guilty Crown 22 — When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

It’s finally here. The grand finale of Guilty Crown, that I and all the legions of anime fans have eagerly anticipated for the past six months. And it lived up to all our wildest hopes and dreams.

Our series of Guilty Crown musicians also goes out with a bang (albeit a pleasant one) with our final guest singer, Foxy Lady Ayame of the beautiful world. Please join me in thanking her for sharing her beautiful voice, and enjoy her rendition of “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” We also thank Foshizzel from Metanorn for providing pictures with captions. Continue reading

Guilty Crown 21 — Battle Hymn of the Undertakers

This week’s guest singer is Anya from Fourty-Four Fennecs, karaoke wizard and gunpla master extraordinaire! Be sure to check out her site if you don’t already, where Anya has recently followed Smile Precure and given tips on building Gundam models. Please join me in thanking Anya for singing this week’s song!

Anya also organizes a group of anime enthusiasts that meets online every Saturday evening to sing karaoke. Contact her if you’re interested in joining, it’s a perfect opportunity to practice and prepare to sing your own Guilty Crown song!

This week’s song is a rendition of the civil war classic, “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Accompaniment is provided by yours truly on my trusty melodica, along with a sung accompaniment to Anya on the choruses.

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Guilty Crown 18 — She’s Always a Woman to Me (WITH MUSIC!)

For this week’s post, I’ve brought in a guest musician: EphemeralDreamer! Be sure to check out his blog and follow him on Twitter! EphemeralDreamer is deaf and uses hearing aids, which makes his musicianship all the more remarkable. (It also makes him a cyborg, which is awesome.)

This week’s song is a rendition of Billy Joel’s “She’s Always a Woman to Me.” You can blame any timing problems on EphemeralDreamer’s agent (me). Enjoy! Continue reading