Sole Searching

Sometimes you just need to get out of work, let down your hair, and have a good old fashioned dance party.


After a long work week, we headed out for some much needed “team-building”. We booked a private room at Sole Korea to fulfill all of our Karaoke needs – although for some of us, that need was stronger than others.

Stepping into a dark back alley and searching for the entrance, it was a little bit sketchy. But, once you got past the homemade-looking sign and entered the building, each room was decked out with flashing lights, flat screen tvs, various buttons and knobs, and of course, a tambourine.

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^ Seriously though, would you walk through this door?


Armed with the largest controller I’ve ever seen and wielding two microphones, we skimmed through the vast list of songs, deciding it was better to just pick an artist.

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As the group came milling in, the requests started to vary from Madonna, to Collective Soul, Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, and obviously, Bon Jovi. You know, the usuals.

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Once the team had arrived, we started the night off right with a little Don’t Stop Believing.

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The mere fact that there was only 2 microphones didn’t stop any of us from belting out our favourite lines or adding a little flare to our performances.


The night continued to get a little more rowdy with each “throw back”. The main event was perhaps a serenade of the classic ballad “Hero”. I don’t think I’ve laughed as hard for so long in my life. This might explain why all my photos turned out so blurry…

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I must admit, it wasn’t as easy as I thought! Because yes, you might think you remember all the words, but when the background music starts and those little words appear at the bottom of the screen, you’re left thinking…just how did Beyoncé manage to sing this fast?! But not just that, how did she manage to dance at the same time! Mad props.

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^ Gotta stay hydrated


After I had my fill of pop culture, feeling a little tired (and a little worried about my voice) I ended the night by joining in a group performance of Bohemian Rhapsody, deciding that after that, nothing would be quite as awesome.


However, on the way out, I did stop to ask one important question – when are we doing this again!?       photo 3 (1)

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