I saw Oasis Live in Singapore 05 April 2009 - Narcissism is Necessary

I saw Oasis Live in Singapore 05 April 2009

Okay, the tummy has settled down a bit, so I can blog about Oasis now!

It.was.fucking.fantastic. I have no words to describe it. Maybe with loads of expletives I could paint about 1/5 of its awesomeness but why so much effort? You should have been there.

#1 – On the way to Singapore. KY, Amanda and me.
KY, Amanda and me

It was all worth it, the longass drive down to Singapore (stopping at Malacca for some delicious chicken rice balls and famous cendol gula melaka) and all the worrying about missing the concert. Well, we had expected to arrive Singapore around 3pm but managed to only reach the border at 6pm due to bad traffic and rain.

Btw, thanks Ah Horng and ST for driving!!!

Then, as fate we would have it, we realised we didn’t have the embark/disembark cards so we had to wait at some office for about an hour before we were good to go. After some mad telephone calls back and forth with a robot, we discovered that the ticket window closes at 8.30pm instead of 7pm (concert starts at 8pm) so we were calmer but still worried cause you never know shit might happen.

#2 – Cendol gula melaka.
Cendol Gula Melaka

Anyway, thanks to kickass Garmin, we arrived at Singapore Indoor Stadium at 7.45pm, redeemed our tickets and mad rushed to Subway for some finger lickin good Subway sandwiches with real pork bacon and all the trimmings. Then we entered concert ground.

#3 – Queuing up for tickets.
Q-ING
Me, KY, Amanda & Ah Horng.

#4 – Tickets!!!!
Oasis tickets

The air was electric…

Oasis came out promptly at 8.15pm and it was just pure adrenaline all the way. I screamed till my voice was almost gone. A couple of times though the crowd went so wild, I thought Amanda and I were going to be crushed to death or suffocate. I got so angry at one point I just started elbowing everyone around me.

#5 – Oasis emerging on stage.
Emerging Oasis.

There was a particular chap with a mohawk who was practically doing capoiera in the middle of the crowd and was annoying everyone around him. Suddenly one guy lifted the mohawk guy up. To his utter delight he kept pointing towards the stage, but he was bodysurfed right out of the crowd. After a while, the same mohawk chap managed to wriggle his way back to the same spot but this time, he was just dancing in his own personal spot. Ha ha ha. Talk about self moderating crowd :)

From this point on I’ll just let the pictures do the talking.

#6

#7 – [L-R] Gem Archer (guitar), Andy Bell (bass guitar), Chris Sharrock (drums), Jay ‘Gandalf’ Darlington (keyboard), Noel Gallagher (guitar), Liam Gallagher (vocal)

#8

#9 – Liam!!!! (and a glimpse of Noel)
Liam gallagher

Liam was such a badass. He was hanging the tambourine off his crotch while singing What’s the Story (Morning Glory). I couldn’t take clearer pictures of Noel because he was at the extreme right of the stage.

#10 – Liam again!!!
liam again

#11 – Us.
Us.

Towards the end of the concert, Liam stood at left of the stage, almost in front of me and he just…stood there. We were going crazyyyyy

#12 – THE badass.
Liam

And here are some videos of their most famous songs.

1. Wonderwall:

2. Awesome acoustic rendition of Don’t Look Back in Anger by Noel:

3. Champagne Supernova:

This is by far the best concert I’ve been too. I missed Jay Kay (damn VIP tickets urgh) but it’s really okay cause he will probably be back but Oasis is too emo to predict hehehehe.

p/s: Want to post videos..I took snippets of Don’t Look Back in Anger, Champagne Supernova and Wonderwall but Youtube is not loading -_-. Maybe later.

p/p/s: All pictures taken with my awesome Nokia N82.

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22 Responses to I saw Oasis Live in Singapore 05 April 2009

  1. KY April 7, 2009 at 11:24 pm #

    awesomest concert, was very stim!

  2. chris April 7, 2009 at 11:55 pm #

    i was there! i was there! rock gila babi!!

  3. suanie April 8, 2009 at 12:07 am #

    looks damn fun!

  4. Jennijane April 8, 2009 at 12:11 am #

    omg i am so jealous!!! oasis kick ass!!

  5. Myhorng April 8, 2009 at 12:18 am #

    i did the right decision “going”

  6. Reta April 8, 2009 at 12:19 am #

    gah jeles. but jami was awesome too!

  7. Kimberlycun April 8, 2009 at 12:35 am #

    ky: stimmest!

    chris: i want moreeeeeeee

    suanie: it was! you were missed

    jenni: why didn’t u go!???

    horng: yes u did ah pek!

    reta: i heard it was muddy but it wouldn’t matter cause it’s jamiroquai!!!!

  8. ShaolinTiger April 8, 2009 at 1:44 am #

    Damn best concert EVER.

  9. Simon Seow April 8, 2009 at 2:02 am #

    One of my favourite band back in the 90s

  10. pat April 8, 2009 at 2:16 am #

    The concert was indeed the bomb of the century. I actually saw you guys pushing your way in to the middle of the crowd. Haha But we did enjoy ourselves didn’t we? :)

  11. Tian Chad April 8, 2009 at 8:41 am #

    Nokia N82 can take nice photo wor :)

  12. Nigel April 8, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    Someday you will find me caught beneath the landslide ~

  13. eyeris April 8, 2009 at 12:15 pm #

    Liam actually looks happier and the concert is more happening than the last time they were here. haha.

  14. Kimberlycun April 8, 2009 at 3:44 pm #

    st: EVERRR

    simon: still my fav band now

    pat: enjoy is an understatement!!

    tian chad: yes it does :)

    nigel: why didnt u go??

    eyeris: he’s mellowed down a lot but still so sexy badass

  15. Gin April 8, 2009 at 7:51 pm #

    i wanted to go too =( but i got to meet jay kay so its all good.. wahhaha. anyway he’ll be back early next yr for his asia tour =)

  16. Jade Zheng April 9, 2009 at 8:56 am #

    oweiii… tak ajak punnn~ hahaha! ;P

  17. aeroplane1234 April 9, 2009 at 9:15 am #

    fuyo.. amazing woh. so near the stage.. geng ah!

  18. allison April 10, 2009 at 7:54 pm #

    so cool! i love oasis <3

  19. Kimberlycun April 15, 2009 at 1:02 am #

    gin: really? i cant miss jaykay this time!

    jade: car not enough seats hahahhaa

    aeroplane: borthen…must see near2

    allison: me too!!!

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