Zoë talks to us about karaoke

2019-02-05 06:20
Lauren Joseph (Zoë) likes to sing karaoke.

Lauren Joseph (Zoë) likes to sing karaoke.

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Over the next few weeks, People’s Post sister publication, TygerBurger will speak to a different star of the much-loved TV soapie Suidooster about their karaoke experiences in the lead-up to our karaoke competition.This week we chat with Lauren Joseph who plays Zoë October in the soapie.

“Oh yes! I am a karaoke junkie. Any opportunity I get, I go to Manila Bar and sing my heart out, or even at family and social gatherings, everyone knows when it comes to a certain time of the evening, YouTube streaming comes out to play.”

“My go-to song is always ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ by Journey and anything Coldplay; oh, and let’s not forget ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ by Cyndi Lauper.”

“I’m not the best singer, hey! One time I went up on stage at Manila Bar and performed ‘The Scientist’ by Coldplay and it required a low note and let’s just say I didnt hit any note. I forgot to mention this song came up directly after Craig Lucas sang something so obviously the crowd went crazy, and after I sang it was just a big no-no, but I gave it my all and in the end it was a jol.”

“Yes, all the time! There is so much talent out here in South Africa that is not recognised or even perused. Sometimes all I can do is stand in awe and cheer them on.”

Entry to TygerBurger’s Karaoke Like a Star competition closes on Sunday 17 February.

To enter, send a short audition video to 076 939 6536 and show us what you can do.

The winner will walk off with prizes worth thousands of rand.

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