07 Jul '11, 4am

#Plea from S'porean in #UAE: Use local songs for #NDP, instead of #crappy foreign ones

#Plea from S'porean in #UAE: Use local songs for #NDP, instead of #crappy foreign ones

, a Singaporean living in the United Arab Emirates, hopes that the National Day Parade organisers will consider using local songs and local talent, rather than ripping off Lady Gaga and using foreign pop songs during the parade. The STOMPer shares a video example of what local talent can offer: a medley of familiar NDP tunes, given a new punk-rock style arrangement, and performed by Isk, Hosni and friends. STOMPer Sopah wrote: "Perhaps the organisers should change the songs during National Day. They have three to four more weeks to prepare a show. "Don't disappoint us Singaporeans with those crappy hits-wannabe songs, it's a disgrace. "I have talked so much to my friends here in the UAE about Singapore, the last thing I need is to hide my face under my duvet just because our national day isn't patriotic. "I may not be in Singapore for National Day, but I will be proudly pl...

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