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Local singer boasts impressive following on Spotify

Local pop and EDM blending solo artist Janet Tung returns with the captivating new cover of Anne-Marie’s hit ‘2002.’

Joining forces with producer Le Bober the track infuses the original track’s structure with an infectious dance beat and a new-found sense of euphoric energy.

A self-taught guitarist since the tender age of eight, she has been honing her craft in songwriting and music production, and building hype for her catchy melodies and heartfelt lyricism.

Tung’s journey began by uploading popular song covers on YouTube, where her raw talent quickly garnered a devoted fan base. Her debut single, “One More Time,” served as a breakthrough, propelling her to newfound recognition and earning her a coveted publishing deal with ROBA Music.

Now returning to her roots thanks to being picked up by Magic Records to feature on the new cover alongside Le Bober, the new cover showcases Tung’s ability to take well-known hits and make them her own.

“Producer Le Bober truly has an innate skill to create chill covers for Magic Records,” Tung explains. “This time he teamed up with me through Amal Simakin an A&R to lay down a refresh of one of Anne-Marie’s hits ‘2002’ crafting a nostalgic atmosphere, perfect for a summer night. The vocals for this song was humbly recorded in my bedroom closet, but Le Bobers talented producing, mixing & mastering skills brought this cover to life.

“The track evokes the bittersweet nature of reminiscing about a past relationship, sentimental feelings of my childhood, creating a sense of familiarity and relatability.”

As an independent artist, Tung has achieved remarkable success, boasting an impressive following of over 250,000 monthly listeners on Spotify alone. Her music effortlessly blends electronic and dance-pop influences. Her distinctive sound has struck a chord with listeners worldwide, making her an artist who is undoubtedly worth watching.

Tung’s dedication to her craft, combined with a soulful musicality and genuine passion for connecting with her audience, sets her apart as a rising star in the contemporary music scene. With each new release, she continues to capture hearts and inspire music enthusiasts from all walks of life.

As her popularity continues to grow, she remains committed to her artistic integrity, producing music that reflects her true self while maintaining her unwavering passion for creativity and innovation.

Check out Janet Tung at youtube.com/janettung.

 

Photo: Janet Tung went to Unionville High School and was part of the Arts Unionville Dance program. (Monography photo)

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