Category Archives: Listen

Until…

Tell me why…I don’t like Mondays…Tell me why This song came across my mind as I was contemplating on this amazing artwork at Carriageworks the other day. On 29 January 1979, 16 year old girl Brenda Ann Spencer opened fire … Continue reading

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Preserving language through music

American singer-songwriter, the “Piano Man” Billy Joel once commented on the power of music saying that “music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, … Continue reading

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Same but different (II)

I love listening to cover songs, especially the ones that are so different from the original. It’s like experiencing something that is so familiar, and yet so fresh and exciting. Sometimes it’s that sense of confusion that drives my curiosity … Continue reading

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So close and yet so far

A few weeks ago, while jogging through a park, from afar I saw a young couple standing apart staring out at the lake under the setting sun. They seemed so close and yet so far from each other as if … Continue reading

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Everyone’s (still) waiting…

If you are a fan of singers and songwriters like Sara Bareilles, Sarah Blasko and Sarah McLachlan, and always admire their talent in music and are highly impressed by their phenomenal and unique vocal skills, I think you will appreciate … Continue reading

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A fine line between genius and madness

Every now and then we would hear the name Yoko Ono, often we immediately think of John Lennon, Japan, War is Over, bed peace, art…or perhaps, annoyance, especially if you are a fan of music. Two weeks ago, the BBC … Continue reading

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Same but different

“Make you feel my love” is one of my favourite songs of all time. To me, it’s not just a song with a heart-touching melody, it is a love poem that contains deep meaning. Though it is written with simple … Continue reading

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