Wei Zhong and Ariel, 16 May 2010, Orchard Parade Hotel (Wedding Live Band)

Juliet’s thoughts: Cheek To Cheek

It is awesome to play with Mei Sheum and Wah Yong again, all dear friends, and we had many conversations through playing at Ariel and Weizhong’s wedding last night.

I believe the audience must have been one of the loveliest and sweetest, most attentive bunch we’ve ever performed to, applauding almost at every song we performed.

I was quite in love with that samba of the Close To You (Carpenters) we had played during soundcheck, but we decided to balance the cha-chas for the night with something a little groovier, so we went for a funk version instead.

Speaking of cha-chas, it was quite interesting doing Cheek To Cheek, a usual swing dance number, in the cha-cha style. Upon request from the groom’s dad, and my very minimal recollection of the lyrics from the pop song 小薇 (Xiao Wei), the band managed a short lil’ rendition of the song and then ended the night with every clapping to Tianmimi as we ended our performance for the wedding.

Oh and we had a ‘lil fun with moustaches and such with the lovely photographers.

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Congrats to the lovely couple!

Band: Juliet, Mei Mei, Wah Yong

Repertoire:

All I Ask Of You, Honeysuckle Rose, Cheek To Cheek, Close To You, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Dream A Little Dream, East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon), Fallen, It Had To Be You, Live High, Let There Be Love, Cést Si Bon, Ain’t Misbehavin’, ‘S Wonderful, Taking A Chance On Love, Chega De Saudade, Wave, What A Difference A Day Made, 月亮代表我的心 (The Moon Represents My Heart), 甜蜜蜜 (Honey Sweet), 我要你的爱 (I Want Your Love)

Compliments:

The band was entertaining and engaging. Juliet was able to command attention from the crowd. She even asked my father-in-law if he would like to sing!

Their song selection was also very good. My sisters said all the songs were very nice.

I think everyone loved them. Great performance!

Ariel and Wei Zhong

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