The World Is A Generous Place, Sings Australian-born Singapore Recording Artist
In celebration of the beauty that surrounds this sunny season, Australian-born Singapore recording artist, Shueh-li Ong, decided to sketch out a simple yet poignant tune.
Drawing the voice and theremin in harmony and contrapuntal lines, My Summertime Dreams" recollects Summer-living in the three countries where she spent much of her life; the Land Down Under, the Lion City and the United States of America.
Numerous tête-à-têtes of Summer spurred her on to selecting a handful of pet reflections to put to song.
And in case you are still unsure about the seasons in Australia and America, yes, they are reversed, and tropical Singapore (just below the equator) is mostly sunny all year round! Even the skies are different shades of blue, with the air and food just as eclectic!
Summoning cheerful mementos to colour in My Summertime Dreams", the song is complete with a smattering of synthesizer work and beat boxing, and a ‘thank you’ note to the people who’ve made her life so rewarding; "No matter rain or shine, you're never too far... The world's a generous place... No matter noon or night it's just a plane flight... No matter where I am, my Summertime Dreams."
Written and produced by the multi-talented artist, My Summertime Dreams" is accompanied by another self-produced music video seen on her YouTube channel Oceanachine.
Shueh-li who has written for theatre, TV, multimedia and stage productions, lives in the USA where she writes, records, and performs solo, and as founder of synthpop group Xenovibes.