Woo hoo - 2nd!

How do I explain this feeling ?
There is no high. Yup. There is no high greater than the elation one feels after a good stage show. My Leo heart swells and pumps gallons of energy into my veins. And any number of hours of toil, unwanted decision making, trivial tensions backing the event melt into wonderful memories.

Of course, the digital age has allowed us to capture these moments - audio and video. Thanks Souvik, Anish, Vamsi and others who have clicked those zillion photographs.

We had our performance of Western Groups yesterday. Five more teams performed this evening.
We came 2nd. woo hoo!
Congrats RK Hall team for the well deserved first position.

I should be composing lines of glory, penning memoirs of my music-experiences at kgp. But I'll just put up this Seinfeld excerpt (slightly tweaked), which seems very apt at this moment. Please note it does not reflect my own or the team's stance towards the event judgement :)

I would rather come in last than win the silver, if you think about it. You know, you win the gold, you feel good. You win the bronze, you think 'well at least I got something'. But you win that silver, that's like "congratulations, you... almost won"..."Of all the losers, you came in first of that group"... "You're the number 1 loser"...."No one lost ahead of you".

lekin mazaa to aaya tha !

KGP people can download the MP3's from the LAN (search for 'Patel Western Groups'). I am ready to send the MP3's to others who have the time/volition/enthu/bandwidth for it. Links provided below for the MP3's (files around 5 MB in size each)

Song list :
The Doors - Roadhouse Blues
Joe Satriani - Crush of Love
Michael Jackson Medley
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Coldplay - Yellow
Black Eyed Peas - Pump It

Let's keep rocking.


  1. seriously awesome show man....

    u get the tops in stage presence and keeping a crowd happy...

    to heck with prizes ( i know they feel good)...but man too good....

    like i said b4

    keep rocking!

  2. I knw u will hate this.... But u rocked the place man! Single handed macha diya ekdum!

    I just loathe the fact tht I didn't see ur medley... Koi nahi.. the digital age to the rescue!

    Congrats once again!!!

  3. Dunno abt the others.... But My fav song was Yellow.... it was pure awesome! :)

  4. Congrats man!I just saw the video...amazing stage presence,as alwez:)
    I especially liked the pelvic thrusts.Pure genius.

  5. congrats. we came 3rd. have tagged you. check my blog for details.

  6. love u iyer.u have been the back-bone of patel hall ent team since four years.wonder!!!! how can the team work next year.really I am lucky enough to have spent my time with u atleast for one year.Well! ur guidance and inspiration will be the footsteps for our next year's preparation for groups.we will try to maintain the tempo and surely improvise over it next yr.but surely the team will miss u a lot.Generally I dont see or listen western.But ur songs have instilled in me the interest.Well i donno about others but for me u are MJ,Linkin,and all others.(well i donno more names).

  7. abe yellow to tu hi hai naa?( Vocal)

    Roadhouse blue kaun hai?

    any way yellow achchha laga bahut!!

    Great work!!


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