Jeanette Illidge

Jeanette Illidge

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Jeantte Illidge is a singer/songwriter whose music is an eclectic mixture of Pop/R&B.

Biography

Jeanette Illidge is a talented singer/songwriter with a true passion for music and a love for performing. In 2005, while completing her undergraduate studies at The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), she landed a record deal with Dadd’s Production, an independent label based in Savannah, Georgia. She began working on her debut album which is an eclectic mix of Pop/ R&B. It is a reflection of her musical influences and the songs have a quality that are uniquely her own.
In 2006, Ms. Illidge graduated from SCAD receiving a BFA in Performing Arts. Since graduation she has performed in several musicals and is now a proud member of Actors Equity Association. Favorite roles include the title role in Disney’s Aida and the feisty “Princess Jasmine” in Disney’s Aladdin, which she performed on the stage of The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Most recently she toured in Europe as a member of The Atlanta Opera Chorus in the opera Porgy and Bess and performed on the stage of The Opera Comique. 2009 has begun with much promise for Jeanette. In February she opened for En Vogue at Savannah’s Black Heritage Festival. This past spring (April 30 – May 30) she performed as “Ti Moune” in the musical Once on This Island at The Aurora Theatre (www.auroratheatre.com) in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Also, her much anticipated debut album is coming soon!
With a pleasant demeanor and a humble outlook for the future she is hopeful that all of her hard work and perseverance will bring success.

Lyrics

Why Can't You See Me?

Written By: Jeanette Illidge

Why Can’t You See Me?

First Verse
You are the one
Who I dream about
You are the one
Who I think about
But you don’t even know me
In fact you look right through me
And you don’t even see me
It makes me sad oh baby

Chorus
Why can’t you see me?
Why can’t you love me?
I’m longing for your tender kiss
So why can’t you just end my loneliness?
Why can’t you see me?
Why can’t you love me?
I’m longing for a taste of happiness

Second Verse
You are the one
Who I want by my side
You are the one who I wish for at night
But you don’t seem to notice me
Do I exist at all to you baby
Cause you just walked right by me
Am I invisible for you to see?

Bridge
Oh how can I tell you baby
How much you mean to me?
I want your arms around me baby
Holding me tenderly
I lose my train of thought each time I see your face
And oh I’d walk, I’d run to feel your warm embrace
(repeat chorus to end)

Set List

30-45 Minute Set List includes covers and original material:
No One - Alicia Keys
Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey
We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
Why Can't You See Me? Jeanette Illidge (original)
Soul Medley (includes short bits from the following)
- Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin
- Come See About Me - The Supremes
- Stop! In The Name of Love - The Supremes
- I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
- Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Better In Time - Leona Lewis
American Boy - Estelle
Beautiful Boy - Jeanette Illidge (original)