Yoyo Sham learns to let go

Indie singer Yoyo Sham (left) will hold a solo showcase on Feb 23.
Indie singer Yoyo Sham will hold a solo showcase on Feb 23.

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 22, 2019, with the headline 'Yoyo Sham learns to let go'. Print Edition | Subscribe