|Posted on July 12, 2012 at 12:20 AM||comments (8)|
As the band came onto the stage, to the cheer of a few hundred people in the audience, I suddenly recalled a flash of images, from when I was around 8-10 years old, of a music video for one of the band’s classic songs – ‘Sleeping child’. Looking around, it seemed that the majority of the people in the audience had been teenagers when Michael Learns to Rock (MLTR) were at the peak of their career, in the early to midnineties. As such, the predominant sent...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
It was a cold November evening in Kathmandu, when a charismatic and heavily husky-voiced Nepali pop-cum-rock star, Sabin Rai, finally sang his last song to hand over control to the Masters-of-Ceremony Prosen and Malvika once again. And this time, the duo duly looked over the ushering in of a blue ambience, with the image of a revolving globe on the background screen and the Mikkel Lentz-produced 'Eternity' theme slowly gathering steam. Then amidst the smoke, even as the 'Salvat...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 5, 2011 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
Michael Learns To Rock (MLTR) was so popular a band in its heyday that even my dad knew that, "he wasn't an actor, nor a star and he didn't even have his own car"' (lyrics from the smash hit The Actor).
At MLTR's "Eternity Tour 2009" concert at Genting's Arena of Stars recently, Pas Youth's threatened protest had the riot police out in full gear but all they had to contend with were faithful MLTR fans.
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