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In tune with life experiences

Maggie Chiang.
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With life experience comes wisdom and depth, and these qualities can be found in the recent Mandopop songs from musicians in their 40s.

Here are eight such works, available on music streaming platforms such as KKBox, Spotify and Apple Music.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2021, with the headline 'In tune with life experiences'. Subscribe