Head Above Water – Avril Lavigne

Canadian singer-songwriter, Avril Lavigne is back, after 5 years away. In this first single from her upcoming album, she sings about her long and still on-going battle with Lyme disease, and how, when she thought it was the end of her life, she prayed, “God, please help to keep my head above water”. Thus was […]

Roy Kim – Bom Bom Bom (Spring Spring Spring)

Roy Kim, the winner of Mnet’s SUPER STAR K season 4, composed and released this super upbeat and cheerful song at the start of spring in April 2013. The song (which translates into Spring Spring Spring) shot to top spot on that week’s Billboard’s Korea K-Pop 100 Chart, overtaking Psy’s Gentleman! Hope you guys and […]

Davichi ft. Verbal Jint – Be Warmed (from Mystic Ballad album)

The lovely voices of Lee Haeri and Kang Minkyung of Davichi are accompanied by Verbal jint, who wrote this hip-hop ballad song, the first time he has ever written a song for another artist. It is part of their 2nd full length album, Mystic Ballad. The MV was released on April 1st 2013, in appropriate […]

Taeyeon – And One (That Winter The Wind Blows OST Part 5)

Taeyeon, the leader of SNSD Girls Generation, sings this lovely song about pained love in That Winter, The Wind Blows. It was released on March 13, 2013 and is the 5th (and latest) song in the OST, following Yesung’s Gray Paper, The One’s Winter Love, Gummy’s Snowflake and Kim Boa’s Tears Fallin’. I enjoyed transcribing this piece very […]

JJ Lin林俊傑 – Practice love修煉愛情 (10 Untold Stories album)

I stumbled upon this beautiful song with its animated MV in my ‘trending videos’ list sometime last week (March 1, 2013) and decided straight away that I had to cover it! It’s my first Mandopop song, but certainly not my last, as I’m now a fan of JJ Lin’s 🙂 The pop ballad, which is written […]