LEGENDARY rock group Wings is ready to kick off the Sunday Evening Stay (SNL) on the Laborious Rock Cafe Kuala Lumpur this Oct 6.
The live performance would be the first of many hosted by the restaurant identified for its genuine American meals and wonderful music.
In line with Laborious Rock Cafe Kuala Lumpur common supervisor Ranjit Singh on the launch, SNL was created to provide assist to native artistes because the platform will function in style and established artistes together with some new faces permitting followers to catch their favorite artistes reside.
And it’s kicking issues off in a giant manner by that includes one of the vital recognisable rock bands within the nation.
Established in 1985, Wings has carried out all of it, from taking part in a full live performance alongside a nationwide orchestra, to performing with musicians from across the area.
Over the previous three many years, the band has launched a slew of its personal hits in addition to by means of collaborations with artiste-songwriters like M. Nasir, the late J.S. Kevin and Bob Lokman, which at the moment are thought-about Malaysian rock classics.
They embody Misteri Mimpi Syakilla, Taman Rashidah Utama, Sejati, Bernafas Dalam Lumpur, and Cinta Seusia Kita.
Wings frontman Datuk Ahmad Azhar Othman, higher referred to as Awie, mentioned: “I feel Sunday Evening Stay is a good suggestion to rekindle the rock scene in Malaysia … as we are able to see, has been uninteresting.
“We are going to decide songs that individuals will know, love, and may sing alongside to. We even requested our fan membership on tune ideas.
Anticipate the live performance to be roughly an hour-and-a-half. That’s about 15 songs.”
Whereas SNL will primarily be a live performance, Awie who’s recognised as Malaysia’s king of rock provides that the band has even larger plans for its future exhibits, exhibits that can function different leisure components.
“Wings is planning on doing a present that’s out of the abnormal, that’s out of the field of normalcy for a live performance,” he defined. “It’s going to start after my solo live performance subsequent February in Kuala Lumpur.
“We wish to entertain for a trigger. It’s not a charity live performance; it’s not carried out for egocentric causes, however to champion a trigger.”
As for brand spanking new abilities, Awie mentioned that he has but to see any standout bands, no “true warriors of the music”.
In his opinion, the native music business is muddled with music and music genres that haven’t any endurance.
“Malaysia is a comparatively small nation with a comparatively small inhabitants, and the skin too simply influences us.
“Why can we reward overseas artistes and their music model although they’re ‘disposable’, whereas neglecting our native abilities and music?” he lamented.
“That is one thing that worries me. Who will proceed to champion the native music scene, [or] champion rock? If bands like Wings and Search aren’t any extra, who will decide up the mantle? It’s a scary thought.
“That is additionally why I applaud Laborious Rock Cafe for launching SNL to invigorate the music scene. Maybe sooner or later, [our] champions of the business will rise from right here.”
The complete lineup of the bi-monthly SNL live performance has but to be revealed. Ranjit mentioned that though rock would take up a lot of the lineup, music from different genres will likely be featured as nicely.
SNL will likely be a standing-room-only live performance, with tickets at RM100 every which comes with one comfortable drink.