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Venues with Existing Sound System for Live Bands (Cost-Saving!)

Do we really need an external set of sound system for live bands? From time to time, we have clients ask if an external sound system is necessary for a performance if there is an in-house PA system at their wedding venue. Our answer is always yes! But first, let us share the only 2 venues in Singapore we would reply with, “Yay you’ve got a great deal with the venue, you don’t have to hire an external set of…

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5 Songs We Wish to Hear More for March-In

Our wedding couples have often asked us for march-in songs that are not so commonly used, well so here are our humble suggestions to share with everyone! (If you’d like commonly used march-in song, please refer to this blog post!) 1. Best Day Of My Life – American Authors Sound: High/Party Suitable for 1st or 2nd march-in This song is so high right from the start that it’s bound to kick your wedding celebration off with a big bang! If…

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5 Songs We Wish to Hear More for March-In

Our wedding couples have often asked us for march-in songs that are not so commonly used, well so here are our humble suggestions to share with everyone! (If you’d like commonly used march-in song, please refer to this blog post!) 1. Best Day Of My Life – American Authors Sound: High/Party Suitable for 1st or 2nd march-in This song is so high right from the start that it’s bound to kick your wedding celebration off with a big bang! If…

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Venues with Complimentary Piano (Cost-Saving!)

Have you ever attended a wedding or a corporate event and see a live band with a gorgeous-looking baby grand piano? If you are still on the hunt for your favourite wedding venue, and you’d like to have a live band for your event, these are some venues you may wish to consider to save on rental of a digital piano (if you’d like to have a pianist). Venues with Baby Grand Piano Conrad Centennial Singapore – Grand Ballroom Four…

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6 Wrong Songs Requested at Weddings

6 Wrong Songs At Weddings Over the years, it has been our pleasure to have our wedding couples choose any songs they like for our bands to perform on their significant day. There were good selections that wowed us because we had never heard of them despite years of wedding-singing; but there were also selections that truly made us wonder… However most of the times, we realised that the songs were chosen mainly because it was a catchy tune, and the couple was…

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Top 6 Requested Songs at Weddings (2016)

If you have been to a few weddings this year, you could not have missed out on these 6 songs. Here we explain the logic behind the trend! 1. All Of Me – John Legend It’s no wonder that this song sounds so authentically romantic – the song was written by John Legend specially for his wife Chrissy Teigen. Tired of the original version? Check out this duet cover by Jason Chen x Madilyn Bailey that puts double the romance…

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Gyneth and Kenneth, 10 Jul 2010, Sentosa Resort & Spa (Wedding Live Band)

Bevlyn’s Thoughts: Stand By Me This is the love story of a couple who met each other 14 years ago way back in secondary school, stood by each other, and finally tied the knots last Sat! Word has it that Gyneth stood out among the bunch of schoolgirls during schooldays because of her always-coloured hair, higher-than-usual skirt hem, and her tall-to-the calf socks. That might have created some problems for her and her bridesmaid who was a prefect back then, but it…

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Nicholas and Ai Ling, 17 Jan 2010, Jewel Box, Mount Faber (Wedding Live Band)

Jonathan’s thoughts: 爱很简单 (Love Is Very Simple) Nicholas and Ai Ling were a real sweet couple, big smiles were constantly on their faces and we could tell they were certainly enjoying their special day. They chose to have their wedding at the Jewel Box on Mount Faber. It was an excellent decision. Though it was a little warm, but it was so windy and cooling, I hardly broke a sweat. The weather was certainly on their side. A very private…

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Junkai and Ziwei, 1 Nov 09, Grand Park Cityhall (Wedding Live Band)

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: A Fairy-tale Wedding Junkai and Ziwei got acquainted in Junior College. They started off as pen-pals; Junkai was the “angel”, writing letters to Ziwei, aka the “mortal”. Thus began the angel-mortal story. The couple’s wedding was unique in the sense that every song had a specific purpose in relating their love story. Take the first song for instance. It was “Guardian Angel”, and as I started singing, the door opened to reveal a little boy, who walked…

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William and Eileen, 28 Oct 09, Sheraton Towers (Wedding Live Band)

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: 一个像夏天一个像秋天 (One Like Summer, One Like Autumn) Eileen thought William wasn’t a particularly romantic guy, but she had to take it all back when he surprised her by proposing while they were on a trip to Genting. The proposal had all these elements: – surprise (check) – bended knee (check) – witnesses (check) William even arranged for photographs to be taken to document Eileen’s expression of joy, bliss and utter astonishment when the ring was slipped onto…

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Edward and Vanessa, 16 May 09, Raffles Hotel (Wedding Live Band)

Matthew’s thoughts: The Look Of Love The last time I saw Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean was at a military parade, so you can imagine our SHOCK (read: pleasant surprise) when he showed up as a guest at the dinner. Now there are a few things about having really high-profile guests at your wedding dinner: it’s a little weird for the groom or master-of-ceremony to start their speech off with a “Good evening Deputy Prime Minister….” while the contents…

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(Wedding) Silas and Gynn, 8 Dec 08, Grand Ballroom, Grand Copthorne Waterfront

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: When My Heart Is Full Silas fell hard for Gynn when they were both studying in University. It could be because of Gynn’s athletic prowess on the basketball court. I’m sure the leggy beauty had a gaggle of admirers and suitors, so what tipped the balance in Silas’ favour? Before the banquet began, he admitted to me in mock dismay that he took a while to make his move on Gynn because he wasn’t a looker. But,…

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Rena and Christopher, 13 Jun 08, Grand Park City Hall

Bevlyn’s thoughts: Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head Not all storms brew trouble, at least not for this one. Here’s how it goes for Rena and Christopher: Rena: “Chris & I met each other through tennis lesson. We were in the same group and from there, we became friends. Though we were in the same group, he didn’t quite leave an impression. It was only during a heavily rained tennis session that I got to see the gentleman in him.…

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Save The Date For Us

We were taken by surprise, and very touched when we received this e-card from Kelly and CK, a couple who has booked us for their wedding on 26 Sept 08. We won’t forget! Rest your worries! (“,)

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Alvern and Sulianty, 14 Oct 07, Fullerton Hotel (Wedding Live Band)

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: Quizas Quizas Quizas When I noticed Sulianty’s furrowed brow, I went over to speak with her. “How are you feeling Sulianty? Are you enjoying the music so far?” Sulianty replied, “Oh, I’m feeling nervous. Maybe we should have rehearsed the march-in. I didn’t do it gracefully, I thought.” I tried to calm her fears, “Your entrance was fine, Sulianty! You look beautiful, and you walked very naturally.” Much as couples want to enjoy the proceedings, planning a…

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Adrian and Ivy, 5 Mar 07, Vanda Ballroom, Marina Mandarin (Wedding Live Band)

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: Love On The Aegean Sea Both Adrian and Ivy were involved in relationships before falling in love with each other, so I was surprised to learn that Adrian proposed to Ivy after just 9 months of courtship. When I asked Adrian why he was so sure, he said simply, “When I’m not with her, I start to miss her. I’ve never felt that way before.” Ivy chimed in, “Adrian’s really attuned to women’s needs and emotions. He’d…

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Ching Ling & Kelvin, 26 Dec 06, Four Seasons (Wedding Live Band)

Bevlyn’s thoughts: Love You More Than I Can Say When Ching Ling contacted us to sing for her wedding, it was exactly one week before the big day. That really stressed us out because Decembers are usually peak period for musicians, and we were simply relieved that we could book the musicians (especially a saxophonist) for her! Fortunately, the banquet was at Four Seasons Hotel, whose friendly and efficient staff we are very well-acquainted with. One interesting highlight of the…

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Peter and Casie, 11 Nov 06, Holiday Inn Parkview

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: Angels Brought Me Here Peter and Casie Photo taken by Eric Er of Attitude PhotographyWhat I love about wedding singing is the instant gratification. While waiting for the banquet to begin, Casie, the beautiful bride, turned to Hui Bing and said, “I almost cried when I heard you sing! Thank you!” That moment was immensely satisfying for me and the band, because we knew that we touched the hearts of the couple on their wedding day. It…

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Liz and Jansen, 5 Nov 06, Four Seasons

Bevlyn’s thoughts: Smokin’ First of all, let me just say that our experiences at Four Seasons Hotel just keep getting better! The manager on duty that day actually sprang a surprise on us – ordered a huge flask of honey water for the band! I don’t think the many thanks we said to him really fully show how touched we really were. Anyway, it was great to meet up with Kwang Hoe and Joy again! =) And, how do we…

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Royston and Maddy, 3 Nov 06, Straits Room, The Fullerton

Hsin Yeow’s thoughts: A Tale Of Four Cities Maddy and Royston Photograph by Touch Studio, from KL, MalaysiaApart from singing, Bevlyn and I sometimes take on the additional responsibility of hosting as well. So when Royston asked me to host his wedding, I went on to find out more about him and Maddy. The conversation went like this: Me: “Eh, so how did you know Maddy?” R (Royston): “Well, it started five years ago. I was working in Hong Kong…

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