Saturday, October 17, 2009

Jamie, The Young Karaoke Contender

You get a bit nervous the first few times but it's nothing really, you're amongst friends. I'm 23 now but I've got an old head on young shoulders. I suppose I'm lucky in that my uncle's an old hand. He's been doing it for 15 years. You can't buy experience. His Neil Diamond is the bollocks. And he was the one who introduced me to the music of Sinatra. He says I have something of the young Frank about me.

None of us drink much really. It ruins your performance. The only time I've really got hammered was on my 21st birthday. I had double vision and couldn't read the words to Hero. A famous song like that, you've got to give it justice.

The pubs we go to vary so much. Mostly they just leave us alone, though there is one where the landlord thinks he's Liam Gallagher. Which means I can't do my Wonderwall when we're there. Still, I've got loads more in my locker. Loads.


  1. Here in Canada, we have Nearly Neil.

  2. you're really Victoria Mather aren't you?

  3. "His Neil Diamond is the bollocks"!!!!

  4. "There are many things that I would
    Like to say to you"
    I don't know how - for once in my life.

  5. MJ - Even better than the real thing.

    Ziggi - Who the hell is Victoria Mather

    Roger - But not as good as Nearly Neil.

    Kaz - After all, what's a wonderwall?