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Our latest artist: China’s Tracy Tan

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

We would like to introduce you to a unique and talented artist from China, Tracy Tan. Her first album called “Ten Years Adrift” is unique because each piece of music was written and sung by her.
As you may know, most pop artists in China and Korea are manufactured artists which means you really don’t know who the singer is at all, they have been created by a company. It is rare to have an artist like Tracy who has written music from her own personal experience, and had the songs produced according to her own vision. She’s also a great dancer, and will feature that in upcoming videos for the songs.

The lyrics from her songs capture the life of a young Chinese girl in the big city in Beijing, “Dreams are not that easy to realize; though there are tears streaming down your eyes, as if there were no tomorrow; if there’s a chance to escape the sorrow, to make your dreams come true, you’ll find that chance in you.”

Her lyrics shed light on what her life has been like for the last 10 years, since 2004.
No matter how difficult things got, she kept pressing on, and her attitude always reflected her words, “Strive to realize your dreams, and no matter what happens, never give up on love.”
Her courage and determination has brought her to where she is today.

The idea of a dream is rare amongst people in China, so Tracy’s music gives a vision of a different and hopeful future.

Click play below for a track called ‘Because I’m a Woman’ produced by Pro Souls Jarome Matthew about life from the perspective of a Chinese girl:

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More of the music from Tracy’s debut EP album here: