Dwelling-grown singer Stefanie Solar celebrates her 20th anniversary within the music trade this yr. Whereas plans for a live performance tour have been scuppered by the coronavirus pandemic, she has been marking the event with on-line gigs.
On June 9, she held a live-stream efficiency to mark the discharge of her debut album Yan Zi on June 9, 2000.
She adopted up with On-line Music Showcase 2.zero, which was streamed dwell on platforms akin to YouTube and QQ Music final Saturday.
Wearing a easy get-up of T-shirt and denims and backed by a full band, the singer carried out eight tracks at Pasir Panjang Energy Station.
She kicked issues off with Magical, taken from her 2003 album To Be Continued…, which integrated the usage of conventional Indian musical devices such because the tabla and sitar.
Solar, 42, additionally sang A Dancing Van Gogh, the title monitor of her 2017 file. There was a shock in retailer as her outfit went from white to black in a themed transition from “day” to “evening”.
The singer lined a number of songs by others, together with Taiwanese band Mayday’s Minnan hit Peter & Mary in addition to Welsh rock band Catatonia’s Lifeless From The Waist Down.
The net present ended with The Pursuit Of Contentment. The Chinese language title Ping Ri Kuai Le, which implies On a regular basis Happiness, was Solar’s want for her followers.
An estimated viewers of about 15 million watched the intimate gig dwell on the varied Chinese language platforms.
It was introduced earlier that Solar can be one of many headliners for the Singapore version of One Love Asia Competition. The music and life-style competition has been rescheduled to Oct 16 and 17 subsequent yr at Bayfront Occasion House.