I was having fun coming up with 2 ads for FOCUS Church Camp 2008 for the FOCUS Mandarin Church over the last few weeks. I think the highlight has been playing a song parody of 對面的女孩看過來 (任賢齊/阿牛) last Friday/Sunday.
The idea came up one evening. Since I am selling the church camp, I want a song that (1) is easy to change the lyrics (2) everyone knows how to sing -- to a point that they can sing along the modified lyrics that contains all the marketing messages! That gotta to be a marketer's dream that the targeted audiences can repeat what you are selling after you! Yes I know it was an old song, but then again I am an old man with limited knowledge of Mandarin pop songs :)
So I had the idea on Wednesday, picked the song and told Jason on Thursday, finished up the lyrics on Saturday, and then went live on last Sunday, our first FOCUS Mandarin meeting at the Red Centre Theatre. I think it went pretty well so we played it again last Friday during the welcoming event. Hopefully efforts get converted to more signups.
Big thanks to Jason whom I only told him about the song + lyrics on Saturday night, and he has to play guitar with me on Sunday morning without any rehearsal. Also big thanks to Judy for her photos from last year's church camp, where I have stolen many from to do the slides.
Here are the lyrics.
快報名去 Church Camp
The Tops 的風景真好看
每個人都報名了 Church Camp
教會裡弟兄姊妹的愛 愛 愛~~~
身邊的人都已去了 Church Camp
趕快找到 Irene 把錢包打開
別再猶豫趕快報名 Church Camp
來 Church Camp
來來~~~ 來 Church Camp
The lyrics actually makes most sense when you match them with the slides. You can download the karaoke slides by clicking on the image below.