With a spunky blonde haircut, a colourful graphic print outfit and a radiant smile, Mandopop queen Stefanie Sun was clearly happy to be back in Singapore.
As she put it at a press conference at Fullerton Hotel Singapore on Thursday: "I get to go home after work."
And her fans will get to give her a warm welcome when she holds her comeback Kepler concert at the new National Stadium on July 5. She had taken a break after marriage and giving birth on the heels of releasing her last album, It's Time, in 2011.
Sun, 35, will be the first pop act to perform there, beating Mandopop king Jay Chou to the honour. It was earlier announced that his Nov 8 gig would be the first music concert to be staged there.
Sun joked about stealing the thunder from him: "I'll SMS him."
The capacity for her gig is almost 20,000 and it will be her biggest concert here yet.
The full set-up at her concerts held at Taipei Arena in February will be brought over.
She added: "Since it's my homeground, the pressure I feel will be greatest. I will also want to have something special in the programme but I will keep that secret for now."
Tickets to Stefanie Sun 2014 Kepler World Tour are priced from $98 to $208 and are available from www.sportshubtix.sg. There is American Express priority booking from Thursday to Monday and public sales start from April 8.