Happily married, but Lala Hsu's songs can still break hearts

Newlywed singer-songwriter Lala Hsu says she will continue to write sad songs

I get a lot of ideas not just from myself, they can be from the news and about things other than love - like abandoned animals, children who are bullied. Society in general has a lot of things that evoke strong feelings in me. - LALA HSU (above), on
I get a lot of ideas not just from myself, they can be from the news and about things other than love - like abandoned animals, children who are bullied. Society in general has a lot of things that evoke strong feelings in me. - LALA HSU (above), on melancholic creations from herPHOTO: BIZ TRENDS

Taiwanese singer-songwriter Lala Hsu has won acclaim and awards penning heartfelt songs about heartbreak and lost love.

And even though the Golden Melody Award-winning 34-year-old has found happiness in her personal life - she tied the knot with director Bill Chia last year - she says this will not mean the end of melancholic creations from her.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2019, with the headline 'Happily married, but her songs can still break hearts'. Subscribe