M’laddo is awesomely musical. He has all the attributes I don’t have when it comes to musicialness- he has natural rhythm, a good singing voice, a love of instruments and will listen to pretty much everything.
Don’t get me wrong, I love music but I can’t even tap a 4/4 beat without every single fibre of my being focussed utterly on it. M’laddo can actually tap out a beat along to songs he’s never heard before. I’m fairly sure he could keep the complicated time signatures that free jazz keeps too.
In fact, much to my chagrin, the current “most hilarious thing in the world” involves me singing anything (but particularly Ray Parker Jnr’s Ghostbusters) to M’laddo. It has him in hysterics, presumably based on my terrible singing voice and time keeping.
Kids are harsh critics.