Why the name Cueshe?
The word Cueshé is a portmanteau of “Cue”, meaning banana cue; a snack delicacy in the Philippines, which are skewered bananas coated with caramel, and the pronoun “shé” (pronounced shay), was named after their former vocalist, who is female .
Cueshé is an OPM pop/rock band.
…A motorcycle accident that happened last December 24, 2001 injured the female vocalist. And with that in hand, Jay Justiniani replaced the former vocalist right after her recovery.
Ruben Caballero later joined the group. At first, he, together with Jay, was only on vocals. But later on, he shifted into greater heights, as he became a rhythm guitarist/vocalist. The pianist/keyboardist Jhunjie Dosdos then came into the band to showcase his talent he honed during his younger days.
It was March 2005, when they decided to push through the “rock mecca of the Philippines”, the city of Manila. Read more..
- Jay Justiniani – vocalist ,
- Ruben Caballerom – guitarist and vocalist,
- Fritz Labrad – bassisto,
- lead guitarist Jovan Mabini,
- keyboardist Jhunjie Dosdos and
- drummer/band leader Mike Manaloto
- Half Empty, Half Full
- Back To Me
- Before Cueshe’s fame Mike sold cigarettes, Fritz drove a passenger jeepney with Jovan as his assistant.
- When they went to Manila they live together in a small apartment surviving on canned goods and noodles.
- Viewers of musical variety show SOP voted the band as Best Breakthrough Artist in 2005 and this year as Band of the Year
- Big win at the 1st MYX Music Awards, bagging three major victories (Favorite Artist, Favorite Group and Favorite Song—for the song “Stay”.
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