Crisp, poignant, vulnerable, melodic and soulful. The team crafted this album carefully because such attention to detail is paid .The album is produced by The Invisible Men (award-winning Chinese pop music producer, Tan Hanjin (陳奐仁). and Tim Ngoh, This is the second time Tay Kewei and Tan Hanjin (陳奐仁) has collaborated since her first chart topping album in 2010, << Come Closer…with Kewei>>.
Revealed in MIDEM Cannes (France) 2012, the world’s largest annual music industry trade fair, << Fallin >> is the hotly anticipated second album by Singapore’s international recording artist and songwriter, Tay Kewei. Crisp, poignant, vulnerable, melodic and soulful. The team crafted this album carefully because such attention to detail is paid .The album is produced by The Invisible Men (award-winning Chinese pop music producer, Tan Hanjin (陳奐仁). and Tim Ngoh, This is the second time Tay Kewei and Tan Hanjin (陳奐仁) has collaborated since her first chart topping album in 2010, << Come Closer…with Kewei>>. It has been a fruitful journey since 2010 for Tay Kewei’s buoyant career in the competitive jazz-pop market within Asia garnering two awards (regional and local), chart topping hit singles and a slew of guest performances and appearances. She has since been regarded by the industry as an accomplished recording artist, performer, songwriter who has gained recognition and chart success in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. <<Fallin>> is the first single a jazzy upbeat original composition by Kewei and the talented young producer, Tat Tong who has written songs for Derrick Hoh, Joi Chua, Christian Bautista and Jonathan Wong. <<Fallin>> is about how the Kewei is now finding the freedom and being at peace with herself since the start of her musical journey.
This new collection of songs showcases the growth of this incredible artist, who exhibits the poise of a seasoned veteran. Kewei’s music takes some new direction while staying true to her signature style. “I discovered lots of artists I'd never heard of, particularly “Birdy,who I fell in love with. Then I delved in to more from artists I've loved forever – Tony Bennett, Kanye West, John Legend, Jason Mraz, Koji Tamaki, Adele and N.E.R.D . There's something in every single one of these artists that have really really inspired “Fallin”.”This album has 12 songs, 2 original compositions and 10 reinterpretations of Tay Kewei (鄭可為) favorites’ artists’ songs that influence her during her music careerListen to “Perfect” it is done arranged acapella feel with double bass. When you listen to the original version and the new one done by Kewei. You would be surprise that the new version is fresh and perfect. Koji Tamaki “Ikanaide” which Jacky Cheung did the Cantonese version famous is sung beautifully by Kewei. This new arrangement includes her Erhu play that makes the song so awesome that you would cry.Janet Jackson classic hit “Let’s Wait Awhile” is given a fresh arrangement and Kewei’s vocal makes it her own that you would be blown away. We can ensure you that the audiophile fanatics would buy the album once they heard this track.“American Boy” is strip down and add new instrument to make the song more digest able for the adults. The album showcases various genres from a laid back, acoustic to jazzy pop. This album is much tighter and mature compare to the debut album. With many musician involve this album is worth to listen again. The album was mastered by Bernie Grundman. He is one of the most prominent names in Mastering worldwide. He has personally mastered some of the industry's landmark recordings, such as: Carol King's "tapestry", Steely Dan's "Aja", Michael Jackson's "Thriller", Prince's "Purple rain", and Dr. Dre's "the Chronic". In addition He has worked on albums by a veritable who's who of the music industry, such as: The Carpenters, Herb Alpert, Sergio Mendes, The Doors, Joe Cocker, Joni Mitchell, Burt Backarach, Jackson Brown, Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Supertramp, Procal Harum. Rod Stewart, Fleetwood Mac, Janet Jackson, Quincy Jones, Outkast, Ludicrous, Mos Def, Mary J. Blidge, Lucinda Williams, Jack Johnson & Macy Gray.