JEAN TAN IS A SINGER-SONGWRITER BASED IN SINGAPORE. HER MUSIC IS A BLEND OF FOLK, JAZZ, POP, AND A SPRINKLING OF POETRY.
Jean has performed at the Southeast Asian Games at Gardens by the Bay and the Sports Hub, Singapore Night Festival, Esplanade’s All Things New and Come Together festivals, and Zandari Festa in Seoul, Korea.
Her first EP 'Hideaway' (2017) was produced by Kevin Foo and et aliae, and features songs like 'Hide Away', the music video of which featured in MTV Asia’s Rotation List, as well as ‘Crowns’ which surpassed 100,000 plays within the first two months of release. Other songs ‘6.55pm’ and ‘Waiting for Love’ were also featured in the Korean drama mini-series Barefoot Diva and Le Jour. Her latest EP ‘Blooms’ (2020) was produced by Singaporean R&B artiste and producer, Dru Chen.
Having been born with a cleft palate and lip and later diagnosed with kidney disease, Jean often weaves her experiences with pain and love into her music. Her life and music have been featured in The Straits Times, South China Morning Post , Esquire, Buro, Asian Pop Weekly, Pulp, and many others. Jean shares her music and stories primarily to connect with people, and has performed across various settings including schools, teenage homes, community spaces, and for organisations such as Halogen Foundation, World Vision, Relief Singapore, Operation Smile, Smile Asia, and Architects of Life.
Find out more at jeantan.com
*20% of all proceeds go towards Smile Asia, a group of charities providing cleft repair and care to children across 20 countries. The rest covers the music and production costs!
Option 2: Blooms EP Box Set
A collaboration with How Light Falls, the “Blooms” EP Box Set contains 5 postcards featuring photos of Singapore/Asia, each with a quote from songs on the EP. The box set also contains a 2GB flash drive containing all 5 songs from the ‘Blooms’ EP.
50% of the proceeds will go towards AWWA, AWARE and Smile Asia to support persons with disabilities, women’s rights, and surgeries for cleft children across Asia.