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Singapore Music’s Rising Star Charlie Lim Gives You A New Reason to Be Excited About Local Music – TSL Acoustic Sessions Episode 6

Charlie Lim: A New Reason to Love Local Music

If you didn’t know who Charlie Lim was, you could have been fooled by his unassuming demeanor, thinking he’s just a quiet boy-next-door. But oh how wrong you’d be. Charlie is one of local music’s fastest rising stars, with a musical style that’s described as “acoustic melancholia, post-rock, indie-R&B and electronic-pop”. But ultimately, this cool cat is best known for his strong narrative lyricism, something unique in the local music scene.

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist self-produced his latest record TIME/SPACE, a double EP containing two very different collections of songs. TIME showcases his folk-rock songwriting abilities whereas SPACE is a compilation of experimental pop songs that represent his desire to transcend the boundaries of popular music today. Nonetheless, the entire album is a reflection of his growth as a musician and an artist.

He sang a very special acoustic version of “Choices,” off TIME/SPACE, showcasing his smooth and powerful vocals. Be enthralled as you watch the video below! After that, check out the song as well as TIME/SPACE on iTunes and Spotify.

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