Elysium Cabaret’s July 24th 2020 Show

Friday. In The Empire Room at Copperhead Road. Elysium Cabaret! Time for me to regain consciousness and venture out into the Land of the Living. Time for creativity to open it’s curtains and give us a peek inside imaginative, hard-working souls. Thank you all for sharing. And thank you to our dedicated Elysium Team, family and friends, cherished guests… this is the Big Party on the Big Stage, every Friday at 6pm SLT, and what fun we all have together!

Welcome to the weekend!!

Let’s take a look at some pictures from the show, and remember what a wonderful time was had by all.
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Babypea
With Web, Beebs, Gypsy, Britt, Jeni
Eivor – Tokuni


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Jo
With Jilley, Queenie, Seb and Antonio
E.T. (edit) – Katy Perry
Photos courtesy R Dismantled with thanks!


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Aryanna
With Britt and Hell
Marilyn Manson – Third Day of a Seven Day Binge


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Sarah
With Ginty
Marlisa Punzalan [11] Impossible


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Hailie
with Britt, Taema, Babypea and Bianka
Janet Jackson – So Excited


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Kyshra
Blood on my Boots


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Jilley

With Everyone

Cars – Gary Numan

Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean

Pink Cadillac – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Elysium Cabaret’s July 17th 2020 Show

It was Friday. I love Fridays. I was sitting in my corner, behaving completely, just sitting with my hands folded neatly in my lap, a little smile across my lips. My eyes sparkled with the thrill of FRIDAY. It wasn’t a metaphoric sparkle, it was an actual bling eye sparkle from 2005. Knowing how annoying bling is, I quickly changed into duller, less sparkly eyes, got a coffee and some aspirin, and started focusing on regaining full consciousness. Because it was FRIDAY! Time for the Big Show! The highlight of my week, on the Big Stage in The Empire Room at Copperhead Road… Elysium Cabaret! My Darlings, my Beauties, my Handsomes! Gathering to share their creative genesis, visual expressions of music that inspired their imaginations to take journeys, journeys that they generously invited others to come along and enjoy the view of moments captured in microcosms of innovative adventure. This is Elysium Cabaret… adventures of imagination, bound by a love of music, shared with cherished guests. Thank you Choreographers for bringing your passion and giving us all a tour of your artistry. Thank you Dancers for your dedication. Thank you Paul and Morganna, Wiz, and DJ Gunner for tying the shows together so nicely. Let’s take a look at some pictures from the show.

WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!
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Jilley
With Antonio
Alex Fakey – Paint in Black


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Adam
With Sagia, Jo, Morganna
Chantal Kreviazuk – Leaving On A Jet Plane


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Antonio
With Seb, Zarek, Stoke, Kyser
Once Monsters – My Name Is..


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Seb
With Antonio, Stoke, Zach, Si
Champagne Life by Ne Yo


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Taema
With Mikiko, Morganna
Seven Nation Army by Haley Reinhart


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Sarah
With Ginty
Meg Myers – Desire


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Melvis
With Britt, Taema, Hell, Kyser
Blow The House Down


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Britt

With Everybody

1. Blake Shelton “Hillbilly Bone”

2. Zac Brown Band “Chicken Fried”

3. The Chicks “Goodbye Earl”

4. Big ‘n Rich “Save a Horse Ride a Cowboy”


A certain R.obot sat quietly on the sofa, sipping her MOONSHINE! We know what’s in that jug!!  Okay, so it has a straw, but you can drink moonshine with a straw, right?

Elysium Cabaret’s July 10th 2020 Show

It’s freezing in the Land Down Under so it was good to warm up in the heat at The Empire Room on Copperhead Road! YAY for another Friday, another stellar performance by the talented and creative choreographers of Elysium Cabaret. Featuring some of the tightest and most expressive dance performances on the grid, backed up by some of Second Life’s most dedicated dancers, sharing our song and dance visions with our cherished audience of friends and family. There is an Elysium in everyone, as Paul says. In the ‘good news’ department, a certain R.obot was behaving herself! She actually was polishing the statues! I think she deserves some extra oil for her gears for that, it is important to reward good behaviour!

Big thanks to Paul and Morganna, The Wiz, and DJ Gunner for all their hard work behind the scenes. Let’s take a look at some pictures from the show, and of course:

WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!!
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Mikiko
Scarlett Johansson – Summertime


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Ness
Atlantis


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Ariel
Labyrinth- Underground- David Bowie


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Wiz
The Chicks – March March


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Dear
Steam Powered Giraffe – Me and My Baby


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Kyser
With Morganna and Taema
Rock of Ages Mix


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Babypea
With Beebs and Mikiko
Kasabian – Cutt Off


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Jilley

With Everyone

Vivaldi’s Winter

Mozart Hip Hop Remix

Rock Me Amadeus – Falco


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Elysium Cabaret July 3rd 2020 Show

Friday! That can only mean it is time to embrace the weekend! And what is the best way to do this than with another wonderful show from Elysium Cabaret. In The Empire Room at Copperhead Road, with your hosts Paul and Morganna, DJ Gunner, Manager Wiz, some of Second Life’s most dedicated and creative choreographers, and a bevy of gorgeous, hard-working dancers, Elysium Cabaret offers a show for everyone. From the eclectic genres of music to the elaborate staging, detailed costumes, and tight choreography, our performers bring passion and excitement to share with our cherished audience. Tonight’s show offered so much to enjoy, metaphoric tension, sorrow and joy, patriotic sentiments, uber sexy, and fantasy dreams. Let’s take a look at some pictures from the show, with thanks and appreciation to our Elysium family. And of course: Welcome to the weekend!
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Britt
Linkin Park “Blackbirds”


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Sagia
With Adam
Adele – Set Fire to the Rain


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Nadi
With Beebs, Taema, Morganna, SoCo
Oakridge Boys- My Baby is American Made


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Kyshra
With Queenie, Britt, Hellrider, Zach, Sebastain, DreamBroker, Stoke, Kyser
Fever – Adam Lambert


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Ness
Peder B. Helland – Unknown Lands


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Taema
With Beebs, Britt, Hailie, Ginty, Nadi
Only in America by Brooks and Dunn


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Gunner
With Babypea
Candlelight Red She’s Got the Look


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Britt

With Everyone

1. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince “Summertime”

2. Katie Perry “California Gurls”

3. Demi Lavato “Cool For The Summer”

4. Missy Elliot “Cool Off”

Elysium Cabaret June 19th 2020 Show

Some Fridays are so relaxing. And this was one of them. Perhaps because I wasn’t doing a dance in the show. Or maybe cause it has warmed up to above freezing in real life. Or perhaps it is because the real life remodelling project is coming along so nicely. Not sure. But what a lovely night for a great show. Our inspired choreographers generously shared their creations with our cherished audience in The Empire Room at Copperhead Road. Paul and Morganna graciously welcomed arriving guests as DJ Gunner warmed up the crowd with tunes that got us all bouncing in our seats. The Wiz was backstage, organising the busy details and lashing performers into place as dancers busily applied makeup, got into costumes, and stretched out to warm up before the show. I was out the side door, smoking a fatty, when The Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling” pumped us all up, announcing the start of another beautiful show on the Big Stage. I ran back inside and strapped myself in for lift off. Here are some pics from the show, and of course!
WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!
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Melvis
With Babypea, Britt, Hell and Kyser
Mortal Kombat Theme


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Bianka
Call Me – Blondie (Marilyn Monroe Style Cover) ft. Tess Mohr


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Dear
Motionless In White – Another Life


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Jo
With SoCo, Jilley, Seb, Antonio, Si and Adam
Spandisco -Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band


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Hailie
With Britt, Taema, EvA and Morganna
Ariana Grande – Step on Up


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Jilley
With Jo and Soco
Body Language (Remix)


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Kyser
With Baby, Britt, Hailie, Nadi, Taema
Money for Nothing by Dire Straits


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Bianka

With Everyone

1. Krewella – Party Monster

2. Big Data — Dangerous (Olivia Krash LIVE Cover)

3. Valentino Khan – Lick It

Elysium Cabaret’s June 12th 2020 Show

Ahhhh Friday, sweet bliss, the end of another week and start of a potentially great weekend. It’s up to us what kind of weekend it is going be, and there is no better way to start the weekend than with Elysium’s show in The Empire Room at Copperhead Road. Friends, old and new, family, and those who love music and appreciate visual expression of song gather to enjoy glimpses into the visions of creative souls. It’s always a special night, with thanks to our generous choreographers and dedicated dancers, our cherished audience, and hard-working behind-the-scenes staff. Sending each of you thanks and appreciation for making this show happen each week! Let’s take a look at some pictures from the show, and of course:
WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!
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Babypea
With Gunner
Green River by CCR


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Dear
Bad Wolves – Sober (Sno Babies Version)


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Diawa
With Nara and Lina
‘Drunk in Love’


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Adam
With Jo
Bug On, Boo – Major Lazer & DJ Snake vs. Destiny’s Child (Mashup)


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Wiz
David Bowies’ Heroes, covered by the Couch Choir of Australia with 6000 Strangers in 45 Countries


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Mikiko
With Adam and Eva
Fantastic Shakers – Shakin’ The Shack


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Sarah
With Ginty
Grimes – We Appreciate Power


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Eva

With Everyone

Toto – Africa (Diezeo Remix)

The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough (Dance Remix)r

Katy Perry – Roar (Brillz Remix)

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Elysium Cabaret’s June 5th 2020 Show

I was freezing half to death in the Land Down Under, but the Elysium Stage in The Empire Room at Copperhead Road was heated up by some of the most creative dance performances on the grid. It was Friday night. Thank goodness for a chance to warm up from the performances of Elysium Cabaret! We had beauty, rhythm, class and style, plus a whole heap of sexy. This show welcomed Kyshra back to the Big Stage, we have sure missed her… she took a long break from SL, so good to have her back! We also wisely caged up the R.obot to keep her from Dismantling the stage.

Heaps of fun was had by everyone! Thank you to our hard-working and dedicated team of creative souls for sharing their talent. Thank you to our dedicated backup dancers. Thank you to Paul and Morganna, DJ Gunner, and The Wiz for all the hard work behind the scenes. And thank you to our cherished audience! A special shout-out to Sunset Quinnell for live-streaming the entire show! Thank you Sunset!
Now how about some pics from the show. And of course:
WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!
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Seb
With Antonio, Si, Wiz, Kyser, Soco, Gracie, Jo, Jilley


Dive In The Water – Blake McGrath
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Sagia
With Adam


GYPSY
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Si
With Melvis, Hellrider, and Kyser


Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seagar
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Taema
With Britt and Hailie


Vogue by Madonna
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Kyshra
With Zach, Si, Queenie, SoCo, and Dream Broker


Sadness (Dirty Dae Remix)
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Hailie
With Britt and Taema


Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain on Me
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Sarah
With Ginty and Jo


BABYMETAL – Tamashii no Rufuran (SU-METAL)
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Britt

With Everyone

1. Prince – Let’s Go Crazy
Sunset Quinnell, who kindly live-streamed our show tonight! Thank you Sunset!
2. Eurythmics – here Comes the Rain Again Freemasons Remix

3. Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation

Elysium Cabaret’s May 29th Show

It was not only Friday, it was the last Friday of the month which means: THEME SHOW! The last Friday of every month, Elysium features a themed show. This month’s theme was: The Mind of Vincent Van Gogh. That leaves many doors open, lots of creative possibilities that could go in many directions.

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. He was not commercially successful, and his suicide at 37 came after years of mental illness, depression and poverty.

Van Gogh was unsuccessful during his lifetime, and was considered a madman and a failure. He became famous after his suicide, and exists in the public imagination as the quintessential misunderstood genius, the artist “where discourses on madness and creativity converge”. His reputation began to grow in the early 20th century as elements of his painting style came to be incorporated by the Fauves and German Expressionists. He attained widespread critical, commercial and popular success over the ensuing decades, and is remembered as an important but tragic painter, whose troubled personality typifies the romantic ideal of the tortured artist. Today, Van Gogh’s works are among the world’s most expensive paintings to have ever sold, and his legacy is honoured by a museum in his name, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which holds the world’s largest collection of his paintings and drawings.

There is your history lesson, straight from Wikipedia… the condensed version.

This show was brilliant. SO many spectacular acts, so full of passion, emotion, colour! Of course, not everyone is a fan of colour. Security again had to be called on a vandal:

[19:04] R Dismantled: I see a Van Gogh and I want to paint it black. No colors anymore, I want to paint it black

These malfunctuion R.obots, Dismantling the place! Now let’s look at some pics from the show, and of course:
WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!

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Britt


Lindsey Sterling “Sleepwalking”
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Mikiko
With Zena and Eva


Irie Lee – Van Gogh
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Usher
With Halfpint Raymaker.+ Brittany Buttons (Bit0honey)


Jonathan Richman – Vincent van Gogh
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Taema
With Mikiko


Cherry Blossom by Yoshida Brothers
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Jilley
With Antonio


A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera – Fall On Me
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Ariel


Lauren Daigle- You Say
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Babypea
With Gunner


Norah Jones – painter song
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Alexis


O Fortuna (Epic Trailer version) – Hidden Citizens
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Bianka

With Everyone

1. juice Box – Pitbull https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAMzZnnuo7E

2. Fitz and The Tantrums – 123456

3. La Oreja de Van Gogh – Inmortal

Elysium Cabaret’s May 22nd 2020 Show

What a night, what a show, and so many unusual acts tonight! In The Empire Room at Copperhead Road, with Paul and Morganna welcoming arriving guests, DJ Gunner spinning the tunes, and The Wiz wrangling the backstage chaos… Hailie opened the show with an astonishing routine, influenced by Asian style. Nara carried us away to a place of power and simplistic beauty, causing tears to fall. Jo delighted us with a gypsy romp in the woods. Gunner, inspired by Nettik and with thanks to Panda for helping with the costume, did a very unusual dance as a Crux! I love his ears! Then Misha heated up the venue with some of her sexy friends to in a classic burlesque presentation. Sarah did a very unique routine that crossed Asian style with heavy metal… a must see! Then Babypea was an innocent white rabbit being pursued in the woods by two VERY sexy Blutbad, for fans of the TV series Grimm. Eva finally tied up the night with a super fun, always stylish crowd dance where everyone was invited up onto the Elysium stage to PAR-TAY! WOW what a night! And HEY, welcome to the weekend!!

There was ONE incident… security had to be called when a certain R.obot malfunctioned and tried to dismantle the side door. Fortunately, there were no injuries.

Let’s look at some pics from the show!
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Hailie
with Britt, Taema, Jo and Soco


Chill-trap Clozee – Koto
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Nara


‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from Les Miserables
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Jo
With Queenie, Seb and Si


La Cumparsita – Omar Khorshid
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Gunner


Bamforth and Whittaker – Dead Men
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Misha
With Jilley, Eva, CG, Brittany


Christina Aguilera – Express
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Sarah
With Jo and Ginty


BABYMETAL – KARATE
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Babypea
With Gunner and Zach


Wolves by Sam Tinnesz ft. Silverberg
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Eva

With Everyone

Song 1: Footloose – Footloose

Song 2: Bohemian Rhapsody – Wayne’s World

Song 3: say a Little Prayer – Best Friend’s Wedding

Elysium Cabaret’s May 15th 2020 Show

What an INCREDIBLE show this was! Every week, I am amazed by the creativity that is brought to share on the Elysium stage by some of the most talented and imaginative people in Second Life. I am so proud of each and every one of them, always pushing the envelope, reaching farther, and bringing visions of magic, feelings, and adventure to share with each other and our cherished audience. THANK YOU Elysiums! And THANK YOU to our loyal audience! THANK YOU also to Paul and Morganna, Wiz, DJ Gunner… for all the unseen hard work and dedication behind the scenes. Check out a candid camera moment of Paul and Morganna:

And our after-party crew, love these souls… Jeni, Web, Koyia, EO, Kitteh, Beebs, and Panda:

Let’s look at a few pictures from the show, and of course:
WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND!!
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Jilley
With Antonio, Jo, Stoke, Taema and Kyser
Jennifer Lopez – Let’s Get Loud


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Melvis
With Hailie, Taema, Soco, Britt
Situation (US 12 Mix)


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Adam
With Jo, Britt, Taema, EvAngelina
Jealous


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Antonio
With Seb, Si, Stoke, Kyser
Empire Cast – Money For Nothing (feat. Jussie Smollett and Yazz) [Audio]


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Sarah
With Ginty and Jo
BABYMETAL-Meta Taroメタ太郎


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Taema
With Britt, Evangelina, Hailie, Nadi
Venus by Bananarama


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SoCo
With Melvis, Antonio, Baby, Jo, Web, Kyser, Stoke, Gunner, Seb
Ordinary World Cover


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Eva

With Everyone

Nowhere Fast

Meat Loaf – Out of the Frying Pan (And Into The Fire)

Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young


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