Tuesday, November 07, 2006
posted by Amie Lee at 8:56 am

Just as I switched off the lights to retire, my mobile started to ring. I then felt like I was preparing for an episode of Desperate Housewives instead of jumping into the sack – because my ring tone hummed the theme song of the television series.

I wanted to ignore the call but when I saw Nal’s name on my screen, I figured I had better answer it. Otherwise, she will never forgive me for ignoring her call, she will call over and over and over until I answer… And well, it is not everyday that I get a call from Canada.

Anyway, she called all that way just to tell me about a certain song she heard over the Internet. I had no choice but to get up and turn on my laptop. Then I went through the whole process of connecting to the Internet to access the website of the song she mentioned (imagine what it is like for a tired and sleepy person to do all that).

After listening to the song, I was actually pretty impressed. For those of you who are already reviving the Christmas spirit (and to a certain extent fancy alternative rock music), you should check out
Greener's Christmas Song. The lead singer's voice must be the one thing to have caught Nal's attention - manly, broody and sexy.

Greener is an unsigned band, it seems, and a couple of years back the number of downloads for their demo Christmas Song hit the million mark. The band had recently rerecorded a professional electric and acoustic version of the song and a portion of the proceeds this year will go to the Music Industry, HIV / AIDS charity LIFEbeat. Not bad, huh?

So Nal is definitely doing something to benefit the needy and had persistently bugged me to do the same. I told her I would think about it and she finally allowed me to hang up the phone. Before doing what I do best, I turned the lights off and swayed into the comfort of darkness...

At November 07, 2006 3:08 pm, Anonymous Nick

Sounds like Mark's kinda song. Too modern for me. :p


At November 08, 2006 8:55 am, Anonymous Mark

Right on..... MY kind of song. Haha. But erm... MANLY?? Come on.
My voice is far man-lier. ;)