Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Live in Singapore 2015 Post Mortem

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015

Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon performed a rousing gig at CHIJMES Hall last Friday, 28 August 2015 under the moniker Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness.

A big thank you to FIJI Water Singapore for inviting me to the show.

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015

Watching his high energy gig of 1 hour 15 minutes or so, it’s pretty surprising to learn that he is a leukemia survivor. He got a second shot at life when received a stem cell transplant from his sister Katie McMahon who was also in the audience that night. Hence it was also not surprising that he is giving his all in the performance because life could have been really different and damn right he is thankful for what he has.

He actually reminded me a little of Jamie Cullum when he was bouncing all over the stage and climbing up on the piano and speakers. 🙂

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015

Now that I think of it, this is my first gig at CHIJMES Hall. It looks really pretty inside I must say.

Anyway, out of habit, I subconsciously went to stand in front of the speakers. LOL. (Sometimes I wonder why I haven’t gone deaf yet from all the gigs standing 2~3 arms length in front of the speakers.) It turns out that there was quite a lot of reverb and echo in CHIJMES Hall and if you stand too near the back, you actually can’t hear the concert properly. So if you are ever at this venue for a performance, sit as near the front/the speakers as possible.

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Singapore 2015

It’s been a while since I’ve been to a non K-pop concert/gig and I must say that I did enjoy myself even though I wasn’t very familiar with Andrew McMahon’s discography. It feels nice to go back to my roots and explore/check out new music once again.

Once again, thank you to FIJI Water Singapore for the invite!

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