This may / may not replace Olivia Newton-John as the singer of that song in your head. :-) Using a DECtalk to sing "Xanadu".
Well, that was excruciating. 😉
The Newton-John song wasn't great, but I can't say the synthesised version is an improvement. I won't be rushing out to buy the single.
Kind of spookie hearing "Stephen Hawking" doing the introduction.
@fitheach "Xanadu" is one of those movies that most people haven't seen, but whose music is familiar to those of a certain age.
Tor<dot>com did a write-up on the movie which was quite entertaining, even if the movie wasn't.
@fitheach Tor<dot>com is a publisher of mainly SF and Fantasy books. They also have a blog which is not focused on their own material but on general SFF and usually pretty interesting to read.
They occasionally post a series of post on movies, books, re-reads of books, etc.
Tor<dot>com also plays nice with ebooks, releasing them without DRM, and so release a lot of original fiction, mostly for free.
Oh, and I say Tor<dot>com just to play safe, i.e. it doesn't accidentally become a link. :-)
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