Singaporean Sharliza Jelita is a creative soul who expresses herself through music, speech and writing. A digital professional by trade, her current motivation is to use creative expression as a tool for social progress, particularly to promote aspiration and wholesomeness. Her life is one furnished with events that have served as a rich pallet of inspiration for her songwriting on her debut album Strange Things and other experiments such as the Vintage Sessions. Her most recent work is writing, producing and performing a patriotic song for Singapore Day in London called ‘Singapore, It’s Where We Belong’. She has had over 10 years’ experience as a singer, songwriter and MC.

Duran Duran, Suede and Radiohead drew Sharliza Jelita to UK shores, and influences include Frank Zappa, P Ramlee, Machinedrum, Stereolab and trojan calypso. Find out more…

Latest blog posts

Singapore Day London 2014!

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Thank you OSU for inviting me to sing at the festival! It was great fun and an honour. It was fantastic to see all the talented artistes like Gurmit Singh, Hossan Leong, Chua... READ MORE

Song on Spotify – Run From You

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I wrote Run From You in 2012 for an Oxjam Challenge – I was tasked with writing a jazz song in 24 hours. Um, after strumming aimlessly on my guitar, I got the... READ MORE

Happy new year 2014

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Hello! Yes I do realise this is a bit belated but time flies when we are having fun! This is one of the best, most productive, fulfilling start to the new year I’ve... READ MORE

How to truly listen: lessons from a deaf musician

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Evelyn Glennie, world-class percussionist, speaks to us about listening with our whole bodies – through our hands, skulls, feet, and experiencing the resonance of every sound. When you truly listen you pick up... READ MORE