Gig Night 2

Gig Night 2

 

This term’s gig night was kicked off by Ella I and Jerry T singing a duet, ‘Just the Way You Are’ (Bruno Mars), followed by Oli B, who was singing and drumming ‘Death Cup’ (Mom Jeans.). Mathilda K sang ‘Clown’ (Emeli Sandé), which was followed by ‘Crazy’ (Gnarls Barkley) sung by Georgi L, then Katya D played piano and sang ‘Bloodsucker’ (CIL). 

The ballads continued with Imogen T’s rendition of ‘Glory Box’ (Portishead) and Bethany L singing ‘Dreams’ (Fleetwood Mac). Nik P even treated us to a song in Japanese, ‘Shinunoga E-Wa' (Fujii Kaze). ‘Here You Come Again’ (Dolly Parton) was sung by Polly F and ‘The Winner Takes It All’ (ABBA) by Bella F and Mathilda K. Caitlin K and Raphael O performed a duet of ‘Best Part’ (Daniel Caesar, H.E.R.), followed by James B singing ‘Wicked Game’ (Chris Isaak). The first half was ended with Daniel O’s impassioned performance of ‘Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag’ (James Brown). 

The second half was opened by Jake A and the concert band performing an Elvis medley, followed by Katya and Emi’s ‘Supersonic’ (Oasis). Aimee A continued the second half with ‘I Just Threw Out the Love of My Dreams’ (Weezer); Hebe M sang an anthemic ‘Chandelier’ (Sia) and Daria C, accompanied by a brass and a sax quartet, sang ‘Crazy in Love’ (Beyoncé). After this, Martha K sang a rendition of ‘Need You Now’ (Lady A), followed by Ned C singing ‘Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked’ (Cage the Elephant). An acoustic version of ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ (Eva Cassidy) came after this, sung by Hatty D and accompanied by Lucy T on acoustic guitar and the string section. 

Harry R performed ‘Isn’t She Lovely’ (Stevie Wonder), which was followed by Bella F’s energetic ‘Valerie’ (Amy Winehouse), and Raphael’s stirring ‘It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World’ (James Brown). The night was rounded off with an only slightly chaotic rendition of ‘Easy Lover’ (Phillip Bailey, Phil Collins) sung by Jake A and Obi I. Notable instrumental solos throughout the night were performed by Ed R (guitar), Jack E (saxophone), and Beau L (saxophone), plus the string section made up of Leontine S, Polly F, Stephen L and Beau L, and the sax section made up of Bethany L, Jack E, and Beau L.