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    Charlie Love Thread

    Well...April is just around the corner, so that means it's time for a Charlie Love Thread!  Time to discuss all the things we love about this bass extraordinaire: 

    His genius comedic timing...

    His glorious rich, chocolate-covered cello voice...

    His warm, friendly personality...

    Please feel free to add to this list of all the wonderful things Charlie Mechling brings to Straight No Chaser!

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    Started By AngieTheCanuck 264 Replies Category : The Band Members
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AngieTheCanuck's picture
on 30 March 2011 - 4:45pm

Well...April is just around the corner, so that means it's time for a Charlie Love Thread!  Time to discuss all the things we love about this bass extraordinaire: 

His genius comedic timing...

His glorious rich, chocolate-covered cello voice...

His warm, friendly personality...

Please feel free to add to this list of all the wonderful things Charlie Mechling brings to Straight No Chaser!

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DottieK's picture

I've said this before, but chasers LOVE when Charlie interacts with them on Twitter!! Love the short conversation today about Pandora. Charlie, you brighten a lot of people's days. I only hope we can brighten your day too!

SheriS's picture

Haven't been on site for a few days and was doing some catch up reading. Saw the comments about Charlie intervening---this is not the first time this happened. I got caught up with an unhappy "so called" fan making some sarcastic remarks about something she claimed at a show and how she was kept away from the after show "meet and greet"--had to be 6-8 months ago and Charlie saw this person's comment and tried to sooth the poor souls anger---she lit into him and made some ridiculous comments! Charlie stated his case and I've not seen the person on site again! This proves at least some of the guys do check out what is going on on the blog! One of the reasons SNC guys are so special to all the Chasers!

MaryDSinTX's picture

Yeah, that was a weird day on Twitter - we tried to take the "high road" with that nasty guy, but it devolved, and he got worse. Then, Charlie, the perfect gentlemen that he is, apologized to us (no need for him to do that), and quickly changed the subject to the baby, and saved the day. What a man!! We love our SNC guys for good reason, ladies. They deserve it, and ... chivalry is not dead. Not here, and not with the men of SNC. I love being a Fan of this group, and I think Charlie is a very special guy.

laura_9's picture

@Terry about no one messing with our guys! LOVE IT. i did not see the Twitter thing-y but have read bits and pieces enough to know that all idiots and creeps better watch out.

Terry_4's picture

Wow for Charlie today - feel the love!

Michelle Z.'s picture

Awesome Link Dottie!! I hadn't seen that one before...Love Hi De Ho.

AngieTheCanuck's picture

Thanks for posting that Dot! I *cannot* believe there hasn't been a Hi De Ho link yet! One of THE best Charlie songs!

DottieK's picture

One more post for today... Charlie deserves a "Wow"!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwp9QXXlhCg

DottieK's picture

I love this man's smile....he's a super everything else, so I know he's going to be a super dad!

http://www.sncmusic.com/photo/fd9baf-super-shucks/

AngieTheCanuck's picture

I hope Charlie has a better day today. At least he knows how much we love him with the outpouring of support we showed last night!

Terry_4's picture

I second that one Kary! No one messes with our guys.

Charlie, so proud of you! You are quite the man! Another reason why we love you so much!

DaisyKary's picture

Reminds me of NYE when Ryan's dad said "I know if anyone does something bad or tries to hurt the guys, you chasers would take them out!" You got that right El!!! Nobody messes with our guys!

Christina S.'s picture

Kudos Charlie. You did good ^_^

Let him hide behind Twitter. We'll show you love at your LIVE, SOLD OUT concerts. He can't even say that which I think he knows and is bitter about.

Last I checked, SNC has 15,577 fans following and we all love you. I know it's hard to ignore the negative, especially when it was not deserved or instigated, but I hope all the Chaser Love makes it easier to deal with.

Lyssa's picture

I missed the whole twitter thing last night, but I went back and read some of the tweets.

1. Charlie, thank you for handling it with class and grace, and for suggesting that chasers antagonize him 0=) Such as well-rounded individual :P

2. You are all amazing. That is all. And I never want to be on your bad sides.

SingForMe's picture

After reading all the history on twitter last night (ick) and the way Charlie handled it, is just *another* reason to love him! :) #basslove

Michelle Z.'s picture

Just wanted to drop in and say how awesome it is that Charlie kept himself so composed and was so classy during that conversation on Twitter. I didn't read all the back and forth comments, and I don't know what set that guy off so much to begin with, but even if he didn't agree with Charlie's comment, there are better ways to handle it than that. I think with all the *choice words* he was using, I guess I should be glad that I didn't take part in that *twitter battle*. How people can talk to other people like that when they've never met them personally and still feel good about themselves later, I will never know or understand. Kudos to Charlie and the Chaser Community for handling it so well. I hope all the guys' and all you Chasers know how unbelievably awesome you are!! Kudos again. :)

KristinC's picture

I should probably take lessons from Charlie before descending into childish battles with Twitter Trolls. Charlie Sheen is to blame for all of this. I'm un-following him.

#BassLove

DottieK's picture

Charlie has *so* *much* *class*. I am blown away.

Jeanette P.'s picture

As I posted on Twitter...this guy..."is like school on Saturday. NO CLASS. (a quote from Fat Albert).

KristinC's picture

I think Charlie has no doubt we have his back, as we do for all the guys. This two-bit loser "comedian" needs to slink back to whatever filthy rock he just slithered out from under and be gone.

AngieTheCanuck's picture

I love how Charlie handled it with the utmost class...and then gave us Chasers permission to antagonize the hell out of him...

KristinC's picture

EVERYONE WHO IS ON TWITTER: Please heckle/harrass/verbally assault @mattwardcomedy. He called Charlie a prick tonight when Charlie mentioned that SNC sold out a theater in Chicago (twice) that Charlie Sheen couldn't give away tickets to. Guess this guy has a personal thing going with Charlie Sheen?

I knew there was a reason for picking my uber-awesome Twitter handle, ChaserInvasion.

Djinnyeh's picture

who's following the twitter scuffle tonight?

"Sure: Hey there @mattwardcomedy! Thanks for the reply, glad ur reading my tweets and r a fan! Hope 2 see you at the next show!"

I can't even SAY how awesome this is...

laura_9's picture

@Angie: i think you need to listen about 100 times to both songs before making a decision. It is the right thing to do.

Lyssa's picture

I would say something, but Mary kinda already nailed it. So.

Hi Charlie :) Thanks for being amazing!

AngieTheCanuck's picture

@laura "Did anyone notice..." *snort* I may have noticed...lol

Actually, I think he sings higher in You're My Best Friend. Hmm...I shall have to analyze this...

laura_9's picture

Did anyone notice how high he was singing in the NYE version of Without Your Love? Not first tenor, but pretty close...and then goes right back to his bass notes. i imagine he has a pretty hot range. i really do enjoy his "glorious, rich, chocolate-covered cello voice..."

AngieTheCanuck's picture

Well put, Mary!

Like Laura said below, I like how Charlie is always snapping his fingers or doing something to keep the beat. I bet he's an awesome dancer.

MaryDSinTX's picture

Charlie is always cheerful, always smiles (knockout smile), always sounds like a million bucks (#basslove), and is always funny and charming. That is on stage. Then when you meet him at the Meet & Greet, he is just as personable and charming, and he really cares about people. That is the real Charlie. No fake. His beautiful wife, Julia, seems to be just as sweet and kind. What a lucky little boy they are having to have such parents! I cannot say enough good things about Charlie. I don't have the words. Thanks, Charlie, for being you! Best of luck with your new addition!

Jeanette P.'s picture

Angie and Dottie....I just watched the you tube video....

I wanna be Jeannie!!! That chick was so lucky!! I must say, I loved how she was gettin' into the whole song. I'm with you, Angie. If I even made it up to the stage, I probably would be sitting there with my mouth open and a hazy look in my eyes. When Rome partially removed his jacket and started doin' those moves...oh my gosh. I thought Tyler did a nice job at bustin' a move, but was denied. Sigh.

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