History Music / GuySebastian

1st Dec '16 5:06:23 PM flugelhorns
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* ''Pt.1'' (EP) (2016)



* IdolSinger: Was literally this at one stage.

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* IdolSinger: Was literally this at one stage. Well, a Western equivalent anyway.



* IntercourseWithYou: Implied in "Sweetest Berry" and "Died and Gone to Heaven".

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* IntercourseWithYou: Implied in "Sweetest Berry" and "Died and Gone to Heaven". Pretty much spelled out on "Small Talk".



* {{Keet}}: Oh, ''yeah''.

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* {{Keet}}: Oh, ''yeah''.On yes. Even after reaching fatherhood and juggling a demanding career.



** His as-yet-untitled seventh studio album looks like it will be inspired by EDM and dance music.

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** ''Madness'' basically followed the same formula as ''Armageddon'' with a tiny bit of folk-EDM thrown in.
** His as-yet-untitled seventh eighth studio album looks like it will be (part one has already been released) is departing even more from ''Madness'' and ''Armageddon'' - it's inspired by EDM indie pop, soul and dance music.electronica and it seems to be touching on themes such as sex, infidelity and loyalty in long - term relationships.



* PrecisionFStrike: "Small Talk", an already-racy IntercourseWithYou - centred track on the ''Pt. 1'' EP, contains a single utterance of the word "shit". However, since Guy has basically built his entire image around being family-friendly, something that would normally be a non-issue for fans of other artists caused a near-heart attack among his fanbase. It should also be noted this is the first time Guy has earned any of his songs an "Explicit" label in his thirteen-year career.



* RaisedCatholic: Still believes in God, but is not as militant about his beliefs as he was a decade ago.

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* RaisedCatholic: Still believes in God, but is not as militant about his beliefs as he was a decade ago.when he was fresh from being crowned Australian Idol in 2003.



* YourCheatingHeart: "Something Don't Feel Right".

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* YourCheatingHeart: "Something Don't Feel Right".Right" from the ''Just As I Am'' album. Inverted in "Candle", where Guy sings about having temptations, then choosing to be with his wife over acting upon them.
14th Oct '16 4:55:33 PM nombretomado
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* {{Fanboy}}: Of UsefulNotes/{{cricket}}, no less. He was an avid cricketer before his singing career took off, and about half of all his {{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} updates are about which game he happens to be watching at the time.

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* {{Fanboy}}: Of UsefulNotes/{{cricket}}, no less. He was an avid cricketer before his singing career took off, and about half of all his {{Twitter}} Website/{{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} updates are about which game he happens to be watching at the time.
26th Mar '16 9:39:54 AM nombretomado
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* {{Fanboy}}: Of {{cricket}}, no less. He was an avid cricketer before his singing career took off, and about half of all his {{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} updates are about which game he happens to be watching at the time.

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* {{Fanboy}}: Of {{cricket}}, UsefulNotes/{{cricket}}, no less. He was an avid cricketer before his singing career took off, and about half of all his {{Twitter}} and {{Facebook}} updates are about which game he happens to be watching at the time.
16th Feb '16 3:55:42 PM flugelhorns
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In March 2015, it was announced that he will compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest. In May that year, he finished in fifth place. An album is expected to follow in 2016.

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In March 2015, it was announced that he will would compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest. In May that year, he finished in fifth place. An album is expected to follow in 2016.



* TheRival: Music/MissyHiggins called him out on being a "manufactured" artist because he won a reality show, leading to a bit of tension between the two for a while.

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* TheRival: Music/MissyHiggins called him out on being a "manufactured" artist because he won a reality show, leading to a bit of tension between the two for a while. His more famous rivalry with Shannon Noll barely qualifies, as the two are good friends, and any rivalry they may have is PlayedForLaughs.
10th Feb '16 2:53:27 PM flugelhorns
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A philanthropist, Sebastian is also an ambassador for World Vision Australia. His visit to Africa in 2005 spawned the TV {{documentary}} ''An Australian Idol in Africa'', which was met with high ratings when it was screened on Network Ten (also the channel that ran ''Australian Idol''). He also runs a charity called "The Sebastian Foundation" with his wife, Jules.

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A philanthropist, Sebastian is also an ambassador for World Vision Australia. His visit to Africa in 2005 spawned the TV {{documentary}} ''An Australian Idol in Africa'', which was met with high ratings when it was screened on Network Ten (also the channel that ran ''Australian Idol''). He also runs a charity called "The Sebastian Foundation" with his wife, Jules.
Jules, who is a celebrity stylist with her own show on the Seven Network.



In March 2015, it was announced that he will compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest.

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In March 2015, it was announced that he will compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest. In May that year, he finished in fifth place. An album is expected to follow in 2016.
10th Feb '16 2:51:26 PM flugelhorns
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* AmicableExes: Had (temporarily) broken up with his girlfriend just before his stint on ''Australian Idol''. The couple reunited in early 2004.

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* AmicableExes: Had (temporarily) broken up with his girlfriend then-girlfriend (now wife) Jules just before his stint on ''Australian Idol''.Idol''. However, the couple remained the best of friends, and she even accompanied him to the Adelaide auditions of the show. The couple reunited in early 2004.



* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Beautiful Life'', as it contains more songs about loss and a song about wasted youth. It even veered into HotterAndSexier territory with songs like "Sweetest Berry", "Fiend For You" and "Oh Oh". However, it did contain enough feel-good songs to justify its title.
** The ''Armageddon'' album and its third single, "Battle Scars".

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* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Beautiful Life'', as it contains more songs about loss and a song about wasted youth.youth (well, the popular portrayal of wasted youth anyway). It even veered into HotterAndSexier territory with songs like "Sweetest Berry", "Fiend For You" and "Oh Oh". However, it did contain enough feel-good songs to justify its title.
** The ''Armageddon'' album and its third single, "Battle Scars".



* DrugsAreBad: "Anthem of Why".
* DuetBonding: In the late 1990s, Sebastian and another girl were asked by a friend to sing the Music/MariahCarey song "Whenever You Call" at their wedding. Sebastian and the other girl barely knew each other when they started rehearsing together, but started becoming close as time went on, edging closer towards a HighSchoolSweethearts relationship. After performing the song at the wedding, they shared their first kiss in front of the bride and groom as well as a large number of people. Fast-forward to 2012, and [[HappilyMarried that girl is now Sebastian's wife]] and the mother of his child. To top it off, they were each other's FirstLove. ''Awwwww''.

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* DrugsAreBad: "Anthem of Why".
Why" from ''Beautiful Life'' is a pretty big anvil-dropper, considering the sole drug in question is marijuana. However, this was back in the days when he was playing to the MoralGuardians.
* DuetBonding: In the late 1990s, Sebastian and another girl were asked by a friend to sing the Music/MariahCarey song "Whenever You Call" at their wedding. Sebastian and the other girl barely knew each other when they started rehearsing together, but started becoming close as time went on, edging closer towards a HighSchoolSweethearts relationship. After performing the song at the wedding, they shared their first kiss in front of the bride and groom as well as a large number of people. Fast-forward to 2012, and [[HappilyMarried that girl is now Sebastian's wife]] and the mother of his child.children. To top it off, they were each other's FirstLove. ''Awwwww''.



* FunnyAfro: Sported one from his days in ''Australian Idol'' to circa 2006. Though it was his trademark at the time, he did get teased for it, mainly from Dicko who said that he looked like he had "stuck his finger in an electric socket".
** It even briefly came with its own CatchPhrase, "Go the 'Fro".

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* FunnyAfro: Sported one from his days in ''Australian Idol'' to circa 2006. Though it was his trademark at the time, he did get teased for it, mainly from Dicko who said that he looked like he had "stuck his finger in an electric socket". \n** It even briefly came with its own CatchPhrase, "Go the 'Fro".



* HappilyMarried: To one Jules Sebastian nee Egan, a stylist. Though Jules was seen as a YokoOhNo when they got (back) together in early 2004, fans eventually warmed to their relationship enough that the vast majority wished them nothing but goodwill when they married in 2008. They have two young sons, Hudson "Huddie" James and Archer "Archie" Jones.

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* HappilyMarried: To one Jules Sebastian nee Egan, a stylist. Though Jules was seen as something of a YokoOhNo when they got (back) together in early 2004, fans eventually warmed to their relationship enough that the vast majority wished them nothing but goodwill when they married in 2008. They have two young sons, Hudson "Huddie" James and Archer "Archie" Jones.



* IncrediblyLongNote: Was known for this on ''Australian Idol''.

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* IncrediblyLongNote: Was known for this on ''Australian Idol''. His performance of "Climb Every Mountain", with a very long note on "live", is a prime example.



* MultipleDemographicAppeal: Has fans who weren't even born when he won ''Idol'' to fans well into their twilight years. Such is the magic of Guy Sebastian.

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* MultipleDemographicAppeal: Has fans who weren't even born when he won ''Idol'' to fans well into their twilight years. Such is the magic of Guy Sebastian. However, he does get a lot of flak for it due to his PG-rated lyrics.
22nd Jan '16 8:55:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* CoverVersion: Though his participation on a TalentShow and release of a cover album make examples too many to list, a few notable ones include "[[Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic Climb Every Mountain]]" as the BSide to "All I Need Is You", NewEdition's "Can You Stand the Rain" on ''Just As I Am'' and StevieWonder's "I Wish" on ''Beautiful Life''.
** TheCoverChangesTheGender: Of Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain" and MileyCyrus' "The Climb".

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* CoverVersion: Though his participation on a TalentShow and release of a cover album make examples too many to list, a few notable ones include "[[Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic Climb Every Mountain]]" as the BSide to "All I Need Is You", NewEdition's Music/NewEdition's "Can You Stand the Rain" on ''Just As I Am'' and StevieWonder's Music/StevieWonder's "I Wish" on ''Beautiful Life''.
** * TheCoverChangesTheGender: Of Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain" and MileyCyrus' "The Climb".
4th Jan '16 2:31:18 PM nombretomado
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* CoverVersion: Though his participation on a TalentShow and release of a cover album make examples too many to list, a few notable ones include "[[TheSoundOfMusic Climb Every Mountain]]" as the BSide to "All I Need Is You", NewEdition's "Can You Stand the Rain" on ''Just As I Am'' and StevieWonder's "I Wish" on ''Beautiful Life''.

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* CoverVersion: Though his participation on a TalentShow and release of a cover album make examples too many to list, a few notable ones include "[[TheSoundOfMusic "[[Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic Climb Every Mountain]]" as the BSide to "All I Need Is You", NewEdition's "Can You Stand the Rain" on ''Just As I Am'' and StevieWonder's "I Wish" on ''Beautiful Life''.
9th Sep '15 7:57:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* AbsurdlyYouthfulFather: Him and wife Jules had their first child, Hudson James Sebastian, in March 2012. Granted, he was 30 at the time but he looks much younger, [[{{Manchild}} and he often acts it too]]! They had another son, Archer Jones Sebastian, in April 2014.
6th May '15 11:22:02 PM jormis29
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* TheRival: MissyHiggins called him out on being a "manufactured" artist because he won a reality show, leading to a bit of tension between the two for a while.

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* TheRival: MissyHiggins Music/MissyHiggins called him out on being a "manufactured" artist because he won a reality show, leading to a bit of tension between the two for a while.
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