Sing, Wing!
June 7, 2003 9:04 AM   Subscribe

Sing, Wing! This is so good: "Hi, I am Wing! I immigrated to New Zealand with my family about ten years ago from Hong Kong. I have been learning singing in New Zealand and I do performances in Rest Homes and Hospitals. Don't miss her, eh, "treatment" of the Carpenters, and Summertime.
posted by sparky (20 comments total)
I wonder if she's paying royalties.
posted by mischief at 9:23 AM on June 7, 2003

Wing hasn't been the same since she split from Paul McCartney.
posted by SPrintF at 9:25 AM on June 7, 2003

my goodness. my ears.
posted by zarah at 9:51 AM on June 7, 2003

omg, haha, i love her...! is it just me or does she sound like adam sandler channeling cartman, tweety bird, and yoko ono all at once...?
posted by t r a c y at 9:59 AM on June 7, 2003

Asia's answer to Mrs. Miller. thanks, sparky.
posted by divrsional at 10:07 AM on June 7, 2003

"Few artists ever gave such unalloyed pleasure as Florence Foster Jenkins, yet this extraordinary soprano had the wisdom not to overdo a good thing."
posted by Wet Spot at 10:34 AM on June 7, 2003

There is an air of innocence to this that I find touching.
posted by carter at 10:38 AM on June 7, 2003

Don't worry, carter, the cynical and bitter soul of the Internet will soon destroy any touching innocence.
posted by Nelson at 10:41 AM on June 7, 2003

this is fantastic .
posted by sgt.serenity at 11:42 AM on June 7, 2003

Brings to mind Leona Anderson's unforgettable Habanera from 'Carmen.' Kinda sweet in its sublime awfulness.
posted by kittyb at 12:24 PM on June 7, 2003

Ringing ears....blown speakers... Must seek treatment
posted by hockeyman at 12:31 PM on June 7, 2003

Wing hasn't been the same since she split from Paul McCartney.

This comment actually made me snort outloud!

p.s. I forgot to credit B3ta for finding this.
posted by sparky at 12:51 PM on June 7, 2003

wow... thank god steely dan came on my randomized playlist after or i would've surely died.
posted by ruwan at 4:06 PM on June 7, 2003

Steely Dan....Wing....tough decision....
posted by salmacis at 4:16 PM on June 7, 2003

Sweet Lord !
posted by azul at 5:04 PM on June 7, 2003

That is classic, but I hate it when someone completely matches a negative stereotype. In the cartoon version, she would have Mr. Wong or Charlie Chan as her manager.

I'm sure she's a complete and valuable personality in person, but these mp3 files just make my ears bleed.
posted by son_of_minya at 5:55 PM on June 7, 2003

After hearing her version of "Yesterday Once More," I really wished it was. How do you make your ears stop bleeding?
posted by adrober at 9:37 PM on June 7, 2003

Thank you for thinking of "The Annoying Music Show!" with your selfless contribution of horrible music via the World Wide Web....I wrote to WING immediately, hoping to sign her to "The Annoying Music Show! Record Label!"...Below is a copy of the reply I received. It is quite nice. I just wish I knew what in the hell they are talking about.

Again, thanks for getting in touch. You obviously know your lousy


Jim Nayder
The Annoying Music Show

FWD from WING:

Dear Mr. Nayder:

Please to you become patronizing fan of Wing. Many people to become lovers of her heartful render songs. She make one CD to sold out by Wing music so far -- Memories of Les Miserables and The Phantom. It rare and experience bring appreciation of her music to wider public and strength to continue making or create more new music to fans over the world. She live New Zealand and to learn italian now in use for much beauty passion song

With much very respectly,
Zeng Yong

posted by azul at 8:09 AM on June 8, 2003

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that sWing...
posted by bwg at 8:45 AM on June 9, 2003

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