08 Aug '11, 4am

Olivia Ong: Love, longing and sweet romance: By Han Wei Chou | Posted: 08 August 2011 1153 hrs SINGAPORE: On pap...

Olivia Ong: Love, longing and sweet romance: By Han Wei Chou | Posted: 08 August 2011 1153 hrs SINGAPORE: On pap...

SINGAPORE: On paper, it is quite unthinkable that Singapore singer Oliva Ong would want to release "Romance", an album chock full of songs about love and longing. Ong herself had only one romantic relationship in her 25 years of life so far so how could she write about love? But the singer says the songs in her latest album are inspired by her friends' romantic tales and not just her own. "I read somewhere in a book that if you want to be an author, a writer, you have to first be interested in other people's lives. "Likewise in song writing, I want to hear my friends' stories," said Ong. "I also don't put the whole story into my songs, but embellish it with my own ideas. I have a very vivid imagination!" the comely singer added with a giggle. Hopeless romantics That isn't to say her one relationship was a mundane one - her ex-boyfriend was apparently quite the romantic. "T...

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