ELECTION SONG OF THE DAY: ????
It’s Good Friday, and just like how this period signalled a time for change and new beginnings for those who believe; I similarly believe the current political situation (aka GE 2011) will be a key event that will signal a time for… well, something.
As such, I want to take a break from the usual transmission this time to dedicate some songs to this thing called GE 2011.
This is based on what I’ve read about them and my fanciful imagination (which I’m sure Worker’s Party chief Low Thia Khiang would say is more imaginative that of the People’s Action Party’s Mah Bow Tan).
So here goes…
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is by Jet, also Put Yer Money Where Yer Mouth Is by Oasis. For all the electors and the candidates.
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It was a night of cover versions.
Spent Friday night at Camp Pong, where The Karl Maka and Run Neon Tiger played a set each. It was for a Puma event and what was surprising was that they played covers. Karl Maka opted for synth-pop based tracks like Depeche Mode’s Enjoy The Silence and Pet Shop Boys’ Domino Dancing among others, while Run Neon Tiger (below) opted for indie-pop and Brit pop for theirs, covering The Clash (Rock The Casbah), The Smiths (There Is A Light That Never Goes Out) and Oasis (Live Forever).
While The Karl Maka’s choices seemed obvious, it was interesting to see Run Neon Tiger do songs that were around even before they were born. In between, Ginette Chittick blasted out tunes by Nirvana, The Verve and more. Not quite her usual Beat! stuff at Home Club.
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