(Wedding) John and Yueng-Lyn, 27 Sep 08, Panorama Room, Hilton

Juliet’s thoughts: You’re Still The One

Here’s one of the most interesting weddings I will remember, for various reasons. Working with Clarence again, is definitely a joy since we tend to share similar musical instincts, and I especially appreciate his spontaneity and the adventurous streak in arrangement, offering the songs a unique flavour each and every time we perform a song together.

Though young, Ivan surprised me with his improvisational skills, giving the ballads a smoothness to them, and faster songs like Sway and Can’t Take My Eyes Off You a sexy punch! 🙂

The most memorable moments have to be the march-ins. Reason being that the couple had a special request for the march-in sequence, and had personally asked for the chorus to be performed before the verse of You’re Still The One. We are glad that he was satisfied with the turnout of the arrangements. The march-in was a beautiful sight.

Other songs that the guests seemed to like and very graciously applauded to were familiar love songs like Because I Loved You, My Valentine, Wonderful Tonight and The Way You Look Tonight. The parents and relatives of the couple responded warmly to were 甜蜜蜜 (Honey Sweet) and 月亮代表我的心 (The Moon Represents My Heart). Ordinarily, I enjoy the new R&B flavour to the latter, but Clarence’s choice of arrangement, moved me to sing it in a more quiet and lyrical way, and somehow really enjoyed performing for that moment.

The bride teased us at the end that there’d be more wedding recommendations coming on our way. We are very thankful to be part of this celebration of love, and are very encouraged by their warm response.

Band: Juliet, Ivan, Clarence

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L-R: John, Yeung-Lyn, Juliet, Clarence, Ivan
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Repertoire:

You’re Still The One (1st March in), The Way You Look Tonight, Have I Told You Lately, 至少还有你 (At Least There Is You), When I Fall In Love, 我愿意 (I’m Willing), Lovin’ You, Wonderful Tonight, Dream A Little Dream, Valentine, 月亮代表我的心 (The Moon Represents My Heart),

From This Moment (2nd March-in), What A Wonderful World, Eyes On Me, 甜蜜蜜 (Honey Sweet), Grow Old With You, Because You Loved Me, Fly Me To The Moon, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Sway

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