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

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

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

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'. Print Edition | Subscribe