There are so many blogs I read that constantly try to get readers to listen to new music that the author has taken a liking to and I tell you, I am a world class bloop-bloop-bloop-er.

Fast forward. Mark as read. Delete.

I know what I like music-wise and it is never what anyone else likes music-wise and the chances that I’ll just love this music the author assures me is TO DIE FOR are less than negative infinity.

Also, I get most of my new music from Glee and you can shut your mouth. It’s how I discovered Rihanna’s “We Found Love” and I’ve been playing it nonstop — cooking to it, cleaning to it, and writing to it, and then my children are all, “I’m trying to sleep, MOM … if that is your real name.”

Having said that. TRUST ME that you want to watch this video for the song “Sweeter” by Burgh musician Joy Ike who I discovered from Yinzpiration. I say this because not only is the song catchy as hell, but the video — oh, the video! I don’t want to give too much away about the video, but it is a perfect little four-minute comedy that will have you chuckling.

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I can’t decide what my favorite part of the video is.  The unexpected race. The actor at 2:41. The tears at 3:10.

I love it all! Don’t you? If not, maybe this is more your style.


  1. Bob M
    January 25, 2012 9:00 am

    Cute song.
    Very nice video production.
    So much talent around here.

  2. sleepgh
    January 25, 2012 9:05 am

    I just bought that song from Amazon! Love it. Thanks for sharing. I think my favorite part is the guy carb-loading at the beginning of the race. Wish someone would do that before the Pgh marathon next year.

  3. emilie
    January 25, 2012 9:26 am

    I get most of my music from glee too! ; ) my husband is constantly making fun of me for it….but I’m sorry it’s good stuff!!!

  4. Paul
    January 25, 2012 11:19 am

    Wow. Joy Ike. That was wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing this. I would have never discovered her without you.

  5. rose
    January 25, 2012 12:58 pm

    joy is a remarkable talent and we are fortunate to have had her appear on our tv show several times. so happy you’ve noticed her. :)

  6. Jonathan
    January 29, 2012 10:45 pm

    Loved both the song and the video! As Bob M said, there really is so much talent around here. Thanks to you and @yinzpiration for sharing it!