Hong Kong singer-songwriter Yoyo Sham losing control - and it's okay

Next month, Hong Kong indie darling Yoyo Sham will perform in a solo showcase at the Huayi Chinese Festival Of Arts.
Next month, Hong Kong indie darling Yoyo Sham will perform in a solo showcase at the Huayi Chinese Festival Of Arts.PHOTO: ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY

SINGAPORE - Hong Kong indie darling Yoyo Sham was not being angsty or negative when she titled her latest album Nothing Is Under Control.

"It reflects what I've been feeling and it's not a pessimistic thing. Why do we want to control everything? Think about your perfect beach wedding - what if it rains? Or there's a typhoon or there are flight delays? You have to think about how much of your ideal you can control," says Sham, who started her singing career doing backup vocals for veteran Hong Kong singer Eason Chan.

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