If we’re being honest here, I’ll tell you this. I wish I could say I’ve supported Pip since the very beginning of his career. So many fans have backed him since the first note came out of his mouth at the blind auditions, but that’s not me. Not that I don’t regret every little thing I missed! 🙂 Being the new person is hard in any situation, but Pip’s fans welcomed me into their family and made me feel at home, and I think that’s amazing.
The first time I saw Pip Andrew was in The Voice finale. I was watching it even though I hadn’t been able to keep up with the show. Every singer was phenomenal, as they always are. There was a lot of talent that night. But to me, there was one singer who outshone all of the final four. It was something about the way he stood onstage, the way his voice sounded so honest, or maybe how he made the incredible notes he sang look so easy. Pip’s performance was something I could relate to. He made the other singers seem flat and emotionless. The moment his performance finished, I turned off the TV. Finding out who was “The Voice” didn’t matter anymore. I already knew who had won my heart.
I was drawn in. I needed to find out more about him. Before long, I had watched every video over and over, and realized Pip’s talent was even greater than I first thought. Not only that, but he was (and is) an amazingly kind, compassionate person. He supported a charity, reached out to his fans and did things that amazed me daily. I knew I wanted to be part of his world, even a tiny part.
For a couple months now, I’ve been the new fan on Twitter. Promoting Pip’s kickstarter, posting pictures, and of course tweeting randomly about bacon or bow-ties are part of my daily schedule. Really, I’m just so amazed at how nice all Pip’s fans and family are. They welcomed me into their world and included me in all the projects. Talking to other Pipsters, Pip’s sisters, and occasionally Pip himself always puts a smile on my face. I haven’t heard anything negative from a fan since the day I came. I think my story really shows how incredible Pipsters are. I don’t feel any less important being the new fan on the block, and everyone treats me like a close friend. (Thanks y’all! :D) Just shows how Pip brings people together 🙂
Other people have emailed Pip, donated huge amounts of money to his Kickstarter, or own a Pip-related blog/website. I don’t do any of these things, and I don’t consider myself a fan who stands out, one Pip remembers, or a leader. But I gave myself a job, and that’s to support Pip through whatever happens. I’ll always be here no matter what, even if it’s just to tweet him asking if he’s had a good day. I think that’s a pretty special thing. And I love doing it!
– Jessica (@JMusic345)