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Jakarta Post

Project Pop : Behind the happy faces

  • Mariani Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, February 1 2009   /  09:27 am

Their latest hit, “Bukan Superstar”, has stolen many hearts of toddlers to elder people. They are even funnier in real life. When two of the six members of Indonesia’s major comedy music group Project Pop got to the empty meeting room on the second floor of The Jakarta Post’s office on Tuesday, instead of waiting to be received with the rest at the foyer, continuous jokes started.
“Welcome. Welcome,” the small-frame skinny Oddie and Gummi or Gugum, greeted the rest – Tika, O’on, Yosi and Udjo – who finally caught up and the laughing got louder.
After making their own coffee and helping themselves to pasties, the questionnaire filling session instantly turned into an impromptu act.
Tika, the only female in the group, turned herself into a primary school teacher. Pacing up and down, she said out loud,  “Read it and we will ha...