they don’t look at video and say, ‘Oh, I’m doing this wrong’ or ‘My footing’s off here.’ They look at their song.” In most cases, players say, they are searching not for perfection but for a song that in some way cuts to their core — the greatest criteria being a song’s link, however slim, to the individual it represents.
But just the piano intro alone might get some ample attention.
There are a number of basic selection requirements, of course.
Is the song family-friendly (one player’s initial choice had to be overturned this season because of questionable language)?
Suddenly the stadium reverberates with the mighty horns and doppler synths of Franco Micalizzi’s “Stridulum Theme,” striking fear in the hearts of every single Cardinal.
Each player drools sunflower seeds and goes fetal on the dugout floor.