Radio station 988 gears up for CNY with album and short film

  • Music
  • Friday, 11 Dec 2020

988's short film 'Family Treasure' revolves around the adventures of a wealthy family. Photo: Handout

Chinese New Year is two months away and radio station 988, which will also celebrate its 25th anniversary, is ringing in the festivities with a new album and short film.

The album, slated for release on Dec 28, is produced by composer and music arranger Tan Yen Hue.

Its title 988 NewNew Great New Year is a play on the Mandarin word for ox (niu).

"The songs on the album are intended to give listeners ‘newnew’ inspiration forthe coming year," read a press statement by 988.

Songs include 988 Just Be Together, a collaboration between 988's DJ Brandon and local musician Vanessa Wong, and Lucky Every Day, arranged by DJ Luke Loke.

The 988 deejays will also be featured on the short film Family Treasure, which revolves around the adventures of a wealthy family.

"I hope that this album and short film can help uplift and motivate everyone as we all embrace the challenge of living with the new normal," said deejay Chan Fong, who plays the head of the family in Family Treasure.

"We must all aim to be as hardworking, persistent, and resilient as the great ox.

Be the first to listen to the songs on 988 NewNew Great New Year by downloading the 988 App and following 988 on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube for the latest updates.

The 988 NewNew Great New Year album and Family Treasure short film are sponsored exclusively by strategic partner Yee Lee Group's Red Eagle Cooking Oil.
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