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Fans put favourites in frame

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 07 February, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 07 February, 1998, 12:00am
 

Hundreds of fans turned out to support Hong Kong's top 10 bands.


The winning 10 were chosen by the public from among 45 contenders, in a poll organised by Ultimate 903 of Commercial Radio 2.


They received their awards and performed at a concert at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tsim Sha Tsui.


Five individual musicians also won awards and played in an impromptu jam that had people howling for more.


A Commercial Radio 2 spokesman told Young Post there was 'nothing quite as powerful' as music. It knew no boundaries and acted like a 'social glue', he said.


'It is a common language shared by people of different races. It can be described as a bridge that transcends language barriers and the generation gap. Where there are people, there is music,' he said.


RESULTS Top 10 Outstanding Bands - Gold, Beyond; Silver, Anodize; Bronze, Virus; 4, N T; 5, Jackal's Dream; 6, Distribution; 7, . . . Huh!?; 8, Big Mac; 9, Yiu Dao; and 10, Blackbox.


Best Singer: Anodize's Suen Kwok-wah. Best Guitarist: Paul Wong Kwun-chung of Beyond.


Best Bassist: Beyond's Wong Ka-keung. Best Drummer: Chan Hon-wing of Anodize.


Best Keyboard Player: Tangent's Anthony Chue Chun-tung.


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