By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. They ensure the proper functioning of our services and display relevant ads. Learn more about cookies and act

Not yet registered? Create a OverBlog!

Create my blog

A review of Lazy Town songs

LazyTown is a children's television programme featuring songs, music, live action, puppetry and animation. The central idea of the show is to promote exercise and healthy living through a story that encourages the inhabitants of the Lazy Town to get outside and take exercise rather than stay indoors. This is often explored through songs with titles such as Energy and Bing Bang (Time To Dance). This article provides you with a review of Lazy Town songs.

The show

The main characters in the show are a little girl called Stephanie and her friend Sportacus, the energetic town good guy played by former gymnastics champion and the creator of the show, Magnús Scheving. Between them, they solve minor emergencies and keep the natives of Lazy Town busy and out of the clutches of mean-spirited Robbie Rotten, who spends most of his time trying to get rid of Sportacus and Stephanie to restore laziness throughout the town.

The songs

Upbeat songs The upbeat songs bind the action together and deliver the message in a punchy and colourful manner. They might drive the average adult crazy but these bouncy tunes are perfectly judged for the four-to seven-year-old age group. The show's signature tune Bing Bang (Time To Dance), which reached number four in the UK charts, is essentially an exercise routine for small children, with easy-to-follow dance moves and snappy lyrics such as, 'So we go up up, do the jump, move around and clap your hands together. Three four on the floor, having fun is what it's all about'. Educational purpose of the songs Spooky Song attempts to dispel children's fears about things that go bump in the night, while Cooking By the Book advises of the need to follow instructions when undertaking difficult tasks. Every song has an educational purpose and a catchy hook.

Final word

The fact that it airs in over 100 countries, and has spawned spin-offs including the stage show LazyTown Live and LazyTown DVDs and Cds, is testament to the enduring appeal of this quirky show. The songs are direct and on message - kids get outside and get active - and the lyrics are inspired and educational. The well-rounded characters, simple story lines and the appeal of this colourful show is clear.

Same category articles Music

Where to find concert tour dates

Where to find concert tour dates

Finding information about concert tour dates is a simple task. There are many options that make it easy to find out about concerts that are taking place in your local area. This information is easily accessible online because there are many web pages that are regularly updated with concert and tour date information. This makes it easier and faster to find out about gigs and tours.
A band biography of The Amateur Transplants

A band biography of The Amateur Transplants

The Amateur Transplants are a British musical comedy duo who perform satirical parodies of popular songs, amongst other things. Consisting of Dr. Adam Kay and Dr. Suman Biswas, their speciality is live performance, though they found wider fame via a comedy record which was a download hit. This article is about the biography of The Amateur Transplants.
A review of the Bend It Like Beckham soundtrack

A review of the Bend It Like Beckham soundtrack

Bend It Like Beckham is a comedy-drama following the life of a football obsessed Indian girl living in London. If you liked the movie, then you may also be interested to find out about the soundtrack. This article provides a review of the Bend It Like Beckham soundtrack.
Where can I find cheap DJ gear?

Where can I find cheap DJ gear?

Finding cheap DJ gear is a simple task. There are numerous online retailers and stores that offer everything from DJ mixers and other mixer equipment, amps and lots of low priced DJ kits. DJ equipment can be expensive but, there are plenty of DJ deals that can be obtained if sought after in the right places and at the right prices.This article shows you where to look for cheap DJ gear.