Wednesday, October 27, 2010

to be me

many things have happened since the launch of the album -
press conference
radio/press interviews
esplanade concert
crazyworld cafe music fest show

all these news, pictures and info can be found on,
i wanna keep this blog a catalogue of thoughts.

i feel like i've become less personal,
with all the facebook news spam about my latest gigs and latest photos,
and with random boring tweets.

i haven't been sharing much,
because there was a lot i was thinking about, and many things i couldn't openly share.

my label has been working hard and fighting for more opportunities for me,
and i want to thank all of them.

they're not a major label who can call the shots, so it's an uphill climb for us.
these few months, i have been educated on this world of music business, and am still learning.

i like coming back here to blog at length about whatever i wanna say.
so, i want to start over, and say,
here i am!

Saturday, October 23, 2010


a year and a half ago,
i subscribed to this school of thought:
that unlike most Asian versions of "singer-songwriters",
a singer-songwriter is someone who writes the melody AND lyrics, not just melody.

so i usually start out with a little spark of novelty,
a metaphor,
an emotional quagmire,
and i jot down some phrases.

i would usually scribble rambling thoughts related to my working title or content...
and i would leave it at that.

most of them never get finished.
those that do, they are usually written in one sitting,
like Plastic Mannequin Love and Come Closer.

but i put faith and value in hard work,
and today i played the piano again, and tried singing to some bits and pieces of words that have been written.

just that i ended up surfing John Mayer and watching South Park: Insheeption. LOL

Thursday, October 21, 2010


i had spent nearly the entire month of September in China, touring with Leehom and JJ for 7 concerts...
so there wasn't a chance for me to actively promote the album in Singapore...

but I am thankful for the support that you have given me!

#6 this week on the International Charts @ HMV!
many have even told me my album is the first one they've bought in years!
i know CD-buying has been a dwindling activity this decade, so I'm glad you bucked this trend for me!

more excitedly, in Hong Kong as well!
this came as a surprise to me, since it was my 1st week of distribution, but #15!
ahh i love HK!!!
we are now planning for promotions in Hong Kong because of these figures,
thank you Hong Kong for making this a reality for me!

thank you to all the radio stations who are supporting my album...
here are some interviews recently (credits to Evonne!)

YES 933 interview with Jiafa and Weibin

Love 972 interview with Leelian and Xiaoying

Jia 883FM with Shihan

Power 98 with Sara Wee, acoustic session with Clarence on guitar!

more soon!


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