6 Oct 2023, Fri, 8pm
Esplanade Recital Studio
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In 1993, Art Fazil released a self-titled album under Pony Canyon Records. The album received much critical acclaim with the radio hit Sometimes When I Feel Blue. The song went on to clinch the COMPASS Music Award for Best Local English Song and the album was marketed in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Now, on the 30th anniversary of this iconic album, acclaimed musician Art Fazil brings us on a nostalgic journey that reunites him with his original backing band, The Healers and relives the unforgettable concert that took place at the DBS Auditorium in 1994. Art Fazil’s soulful tunes and poignant lyrics will stir heartful emotions in this jubilant celebration that reminds us why his music remains eternally cherished. Don't miss this legendary concert that pays homage to an era of musical brilliance and passion.
Art Fazil is a multitalented musician, songwriter, and artist with a diverse and accomplished career. He began his journey by writing songs for prominent Singaporean and Malaysian artists such as Ella, Ramli Sarip, A Romzie, Ruhil, Khatijah Ibrahim and Lefthanded. Later, he co-founded the folk group Rausyanikir, which gained popularity with social folk tale-themed songs which sold over 50,000 albums. The ‘90s saw Art recording his solo album in Singapore and his song Sometimes When I Feel Blue reaching number 2 on Singapore's radio chart.
In 1995, he moved to London where he performed at various music venues and even won a songwriting competition at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Art's artistic journey continued with collaborations, songwriting for charity albums, and the founding of cultural events like the London Malay Festival.
Throughout his career, Art received numerous awards including recognition for his music and non-fiction writing. He released several albums and singles, exploring diverse musical genres. Additionally, he showcased his talents in various events and activities including hosting radio shows and acting in telemovies.
Art's creative endeavours extend beyond music—he is also an accomplished painter. His dedication to the arts and his ability to excel in various fields make him a truly versatile and accomplished artist.
6 Oct 2023, Fri
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