The Wedding Party craze has swept Lagos and there is nothing more exciting than to be involved in it in some way. As a songwriter/composer, I licensed 2 of my songs to be used in the film.
These were already pre-existing songs that I had written a while ago but they chose them and they fit right in with the scenes they were used for.
The songs were:
Leading up to the premiere, I thought it might be appropriate to perform one of the songs that were used. I ended up choosing the very soulful “Show Me You” because I really love the message of authenticity.
I wrote “Show Me You” in January of 2014 as part of my audio visual web series “The Fires Of Red”. Released as an EP of sorts, it was well-received at the time and I would occasionally sing it at various concerts I did.
My music director and I decided to make it the performance of the song just like the recording – acoustic with tight vocal harmonies. We arranged a couple of parts a little as one might do when performing a live version of any song.
Here are some photos and videos from the entire day