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The Show Goes On…line: Eli Hsieh

Concert highlights from Progress Reports (2017)


Published: 8 May 2020

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Witness the emergence of a new Mandopop star as Eli Hsieh gets ready to take his spot in the limelight. Through song, the Taiwanese crooner chronicles the struggles and search for acceptance that marked his growing-up years. 

Fresh from his win as Best New Artist at the 2016 Golden Melody Awards, the all-round singer-songwriter (who continues to write, arrange and produce his own tunes) performed a selection of original numbers from his critically acclaimed debut album Progress Reports. Featuring Your Belongings, his most popular duet yet, the high-energy You Found Me, and Light, which took the Best Single prize at the 2016 Freshmusic Awards, this live acoustic concert offers an intimate portrait of a young man forging his own path as a musician.

Performed and filmed live at Esplanade Recital Studio on 11 February 2017, Progress Reports was presented as part of the line-up for Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts, which aims to showcase the works of the most outstanding Chinese artists from Singapore, Asia and around the world. 

Eli Hsieh was only 13 when he took part in Taiwan’s One Million Stars talent competition in 2007. Hailed for his singing voice, songwriting skills and musicianship, he released his latest album Where Are We Going? in 2019. For his sophomore effort, he was nominated in four categories including “Album of the Year” at the Golden Melody Awards.

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