But once Waterman-Smith realized just how important the occasion could be, her nerves began to kick in. “I couldn’t play guitar properly or get my words out because I was shaking so much,” she admitted to the Manchester Evening News. “It’s a day I’ll never forget, that’s for sure.”
Still, Waterman-Smith’s day was about to get even more extraordinary. Following their performance, Seal asked the singer if she would play at his Manchester gig that night. And she couldn’t turn down the opportunity of a lifetime.