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KEY STARS: The Songs We Sang features musicians Kelly Loo (far left), Eric Moo (centre) and Low Swee Chen of the group Di Xia Tie (Underground Express).

Capturing spirit of a forgotten folk pop genre

Mar 25, 2016 5:50 AM

BEFORE the Internet and the age of YouTube, getting one's music heard must have been a gargantuan task. Yet a local movement flourished during the eighties and although xinyao - a brand of Chinese folk pop - has largely disappeared, it has been brought back to the big screen twice recently.

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