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Varnish

Varnish

Web Site: http://www.onlinerock.com/musicians/varnish/
Location: Singapore
Members: Caleb Lye - Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Eugene Wong - Bass
Matthew Tan - Lead Guitar, back-up vocals
Wayne Cheong - Drums
About: Formed in December 1998 when bassist Eugene Wong joined the band after playing for another band Overdrive (now defunct). Doubting Jeremiah frontman Matthew Tan had already been with the band since August 1998. Guitarist/Songwriter Caleb Lye and Drummer Wayne Cheong had already been jamming together for almost 2 years. The 4 members of the band are all very close friends and have very common interests outside the studio.
Equipment: None listed
Recordings: Recording for vARnish's debut album, "Whatever You Want", commenced in late April 1999 and was finally released on 3rd July 1999. However, the official launch of the album was only done on 6th August 1999 at Tower Records, Pacific Plaza with a LIVE performance. Released in January 2000. "derailed ep" which contains the new song "derailed" and newly recorded version of "Song For Rebecca", "High" and "Imaginary Friend- Spiraldream mix with U:tama". Included in this ep as a bonus is an interview session with Michelle Chang of Passion 99.5FM which also contains songs from "Whatever you want".
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Influences: vARnish plays a brand of alternative music and is especially influenced by Radiohead. Other influences include Silverchair, Smashing Pumpkins, Silver Sun and Weezer.

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