Yet another vintage video clip of Susan Boyle singing has surfaced — this time, she’s crooning “The Way We Were” and “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” during a singing competition in Scotland. And it all goes down when she’s at the perky, ripe age of 22. Thankfully, this latest clip doesn’t feature her being mauled by an overzealous reality show host.
In the video, which is below, Boyle is more timid than she was during her infamous Britain’s Got Talent audition, but this 1984 clip is undoubtedly her — a little slimmer, more youthful, and with a lovely sort of ’80s vibe about her, especially with that sparkly-silvery curtain behind her.
But wait, there’s more! Over on PerezHilton.com lives some audio of a “Killing Me Softly” demo Susan recorded, supposedly 10 years ago. In a word: Lovely.
With all this old tape turning up, I can’t help but think about how easy of a time the producer of her rise-to-fame documentary (or, more likely, her True Hollywood Story) is going to have. Right? With all these auditions and demos existing out there, it’s almost like she was destined to become famous — and then have a moive made about her. Can’t wait for it. In these overly quick media times, I think we should expect such a project in, oh, about the next month.
PopWatchers, what’re your current feelings about SuBo? Do you love her renditions of “The Way We Were” and “Killing Me Softly”? Have you had enough — or are you loving every minute of Susan Boyle’s complete domination of 2009?
More on Susan Boyle from EW:
Susan Boyle: America, what’s your problem?
Susan Boyle interview: ‘I’m happy the way I am: short and plump’
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ breakout Susan Boyle: Why we watch…and weep
Here’s Susan Boyle’ competition…and he’s 12-year-old Shaheen Jafargholi
Susan Boyle: 14 Candid Photos
Piers Morgan on Susan Boyle: ‘She can do whatever she wants now’
Susan Boyle: What’s the big deal?
Susan Boyle on ‘Larry King Live’: Did you watch?
5 reasons why Susan Boyle is different from your usual overnight sensation
Susan Boyle’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ audition gives Simon his second spontaneous ‘O’ of the week
Simon Cowell: ‘Distractions’ could doom Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle’s 1995 audition: Insulting, degrading…and fairly standard reality TV