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"A Thousand Miles", originally titled Interlude, is a pop song written by American singer Vanessa Carlton and recorded for her 2002 debut album Be Not Nobody. It was co-produced and co-arranged by Carlton and Ron Fair, and was released as the album's first single in 2002. Her signature song, it became Carlton's breakthrough hit and one of the most popular songs of the year. The song had widespread success worldwide, reaching number one in Australia, where it was most successful, the top five in the United States and Ireland, and the top ten in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. It has been covered by numerous artists including actress Victoria Justice, Australian Metalcore band Never See Tomorrow, and singer-songwriter David Archuleta, as well as being sampled by rapper T.I. for the song "All Night" and pop singer Cheryl Cole for the song "Waiting". Vanessa Lee Carlton (born.
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Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Carlton was born in Milford, Pennsylvania to Ed Carlton, a pilot, and Heidi, a pianist and school music teacher. She has two younger siblings, a sister, Gwen and a brother, Edmund. Her uncle, Larry Carlton, is a jazz guitarist. Her ancestry is half Scandinavian and half Russian. Her interest in music began at an early age; after returning from Disneyland at the age of two, she played "It's a Small World" on the piano. Her mother then began to tutor her on the piano. She developed an interest in ballet at the age of nine and was accepted at the School of American Ballet at age fourteen while attending high school at the Professional Children's School. At age eighteen, she decided to devote her time to piano-playing and songwriting, choosing not to become a dancer on graduation. Instead, she attended Columbia University and performed in bars and clubs in Manhattan, New York while waitressing in Hell's Kitchen. "A Thousand Miles", originally titled Interlude, is a pop song written by American singer Vanessa Carlton and recorded for her 2002 debut album Be Not Nobody..
THE HISTORY OF THE MODERN DAY PIANO
If you talk about love and melody together, the first thing that comes to your mind is the sweet tune of the piano. Ranging from the classic masterpieces of the Beethoven’s Symphony to the classical melodies of music maestro Yanni, the sound of a playing piano has always been a delight to the ears. The piano has provided some classic notes over its life of more than 300 years. Modern day piano has evolved a lot as compared to its most basic version developed in the early 18th century from the harpsichord. The modern day piano, however, is case out of an iron frame with a frame where strings are fastened and wrest plank that assists in tuning the strings for the musical clarity.