Headed up to Remington's in Beltsville last Friday for karaoke to celebrate Selene's birthday. As mentioned before, was cool getting to (briefly) meet her friends and family there.
This Remington's is pretty cool. Relatively small place, but friendly. And thick with locals, including a (drunk) auto mechanic who cornered a couple of us at the end of the night with a quiz. The KJ, one "Richie Rich" (note: not his real name) was relatively decent.
Song selection, however, was downright psychotic. Ten songs by Prince, none by the Rolling Stones. Not only the original Cyndi Lauper "Time After Time," but the dance cover by Inoj. Only a couple by Guns 'n' Roses. Etc., etc.
The following list will not be exhaustive, as I didn't know most of the people there.
SONGS WE DID:
Bonnie: "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
me: Inoj, "Time After Time"
anevergreen: Evanescence, "My Immortal"
me: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" [You know what I never ever want to see while I'm up singing? The words "20 bar instrumental break." Yeesh, I should have brought a chair.]
Selene: the Fugees, "Killing Me Softly"
the Fish: Audioslave, "Like a Stone"
Selene's dad and uu_mom: "What a Wonderful World"
Selene: "Zombie" (!)
me: Steam, "Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye)"
Bonnie: Denis Leary, "Asshole"
our waitress, who was very cool: "Redneck Woman"
"Shiznit": "Love Shack" ["Shiznit" consisted of myself, Selene, anevergreen, and 224215152] [And yes, I *will* do that song at the drop of a hat.]
the Fish: Soul Asylum, "Runaway Train" (!)
Selene: Fuel, "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" [Wait! That was just "a test" by the DJ. And by test, I think he meant, wrong CD. So, instead...]
Selene: Nickelback, "How You Remind Me"
Selene's mother also sang a song, but I don't know if I can begin to describe it and do it justice. It did involve the phrase 'ovaries of steel.'
As always, I welcome and appreciate corrections and additions.