This was by far the best Live Hard Rock Karaoke night yet. Everyone gave it their best: I believe in a thing called love, The Pretender, No One Knows, Smoke On The Water, Ace of Spades, Livin' on a Prayer, the songs flew by. My colleague Ciska got the crowd jumping with Anouk's Girl, and then I had to do my thing. The intro rolled in, the drum started pounding and I sang... Take me down to the paradise city where the grass is green and the girls are pretty.... And for five whole minutes I was out of this world. What a rush. And then afterwards all those pats on the back from the crowd, the compliments, the thumbs up, that's the stuff that gets you higher than any illegal substance.
And now I'm at work, grinning from ear to ear, beeeeep pounding my skull, had 5 hours of sleep. It was so worth it.