Monday, January 19, 2009

Gimme Gimme Gimme

If you know me well, you know my unnatural love of everything karaoke. It all, of course, began in Korea and the Saturday night Norebang sessions with all the homies. Happily, we've brought this tradition across the great pond.



You can imagine my elation when the youth pastor of my new church announced that we were having karaoke night this past weekend! There had been one before at our church but I missed it to go to my homie Aaron Beaumont's CD release (WHICH WAS AMAZING!)But this Saturday, I had convinced myself, was my time to shine! As the new girl, I would impress them with the karaoke skills and they would love me forever.

As per usual, I was one of the first ones to sign up to sing a song, and promptly selected one of my favorite Abba songs from the list. And to be honest, I KILLED IT! People could not take their eyes off me. There was arm waving, singing along, smiles throughout the entire room and, at the very end, a HUGE round of applause! I was in heaven! Until I came to the full realization that these were the words the 13 year olds at church could not stop singing.

Gimme, gimme, gimme a man after midnight
Won't somebody help me take the shadows away
Gimme, gimme, gimme a man after midnight
Take me to from the darkness to the break of the day


Apparently, during yesterday's fund raising car wash, they sang that for 3 hours straight. No one knows if they've yet to stop.

I guess I made an impression. :/

2 comments:

Deidre C. said...

These are the hazards of doing karaoke with your church youth group! You sure did make an impression!

ellen said...

"As the new girl, I would impress them with the karaoke skills and they would love me forever"

perhaps i should mention a karaoke date with my new co-workers...?

i wish it was like that over here.