Bevlyn’s Thoughts: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
It was a while since I last perform at Hotel Intercontinental, and it felt really good to be back to the charming ballroom which I remember most for the lovely chandeliers and the strong spotlight for the march-in. The band performed the jazz classic ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’ for Glenn and Lydia’s first march-in, and Lydia looked especially breath-taking under the strong spotlight!
What a lovely wedding cake!
Glenn and Lydia had chosen a good mix of English and Mandarin songs, some of them we performed for the very first time! For example, the couple wanted us to perform a song dedication to their elders, and they thought of this song 世上只有妈妈好. Genn and Lydia suggested that I sing the song one time addressing it to 妈妈 and another time to爸爸, and I did!
Another song which we rarely did, but felt good doing was 一串心. Yes it probably is too classic for most people’s taste, but if you’re considering slotting in 1 or 2 chinese classics in your repertoire, you may want to consider this song, which is not (yet) overrated!
Before the dinner commenced, I bumped into an old friend Paul who used to be in the same singing class as me; incidentally, he is Glenn’s cousin! Speak about coincidence, cos what better occasion than this to request for him to sing a song? Paul was very game about it, and delivered a great rendition of ‘Wonderful Tonight’ as a wedding gift to the couple. When I invited Paul onstage for the performance, Lydia and Glenn were just as surprised as when I met Paul earlier. I hope the special performance added more sparkle and memories to the wedding 🙂
Here’s wishing Glenn and Lydia a blissful and fun marriage ahead. May you have many bountiful babies soon! Congratulations!
Band: Bevlyn, Spencer & Ivan
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1st March-in), Can’t Help Falling in Love, Eyes on Me, At the Beginning, Eternal Flame, 月亮代表我的心 (The Moon Represents My Heart), Pretty World, Somewhere Out There, Every Day I Love You, Quizas Quizas Quizas, Safe in a Crazy World, A Moment Like This
最浪漫的事 (The Most Romantic Thing), (2nd March-in), 世上只有妈妈好 (Moms are the Best Thing in the World), 甜蜜蜜 (Sweetness), 一串心 (Hearts Embraced), She, If We Hold on Together, Grow Old with You, Because You Loved Me, Kiss Me, Angels Brought Me Here