Olyyn Thanasingh talks connectinng his Tamil heritage in his music
Olyyn Thanasingh is embracing his heritage while pushing the modern sound of pop music to new heights. The seasoned singer was born and raised in Germany but his parents originated from Sri Lanka, and the culture they instilled upon him would eventually shape his artistry. He soaked up the Tamil culture and sound while also keeping track of popular American genres such as R&B and hip-hop. Olyyn draws his inspirations from a wide variety of artists including A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson and many more.
Over time Olyyn has established himself as a multi-cultural artist with genuine love for music and a passion to utilize it and cross genres while embracing his Tamil culture along the way. Olyyn is working on his debut album entitled “Dr. Kadhal,” which embodies his determination and sheer talent in the clearest way possible. Olyyn Thanasingh is ready to spread his words farther than ever before, and hopes you will be one of the many to hear them! We decided to catch up with Olyyn for an interview..
What inspired you to get into music?
Music is my passion. Music also leads my life.
How would you describe your music?
I make Tamil songs with a modern Western twist based on both of my influences.We normally cant listen in India or Sri Lanka. The Tamil Music Style in India and Sri Lanka are totally Different, that why we are now trying to bring the Modern Style into Tamil Songs to attract a much more global audience.
What would you say is your recording and song writing style?
All of my songs are recorded by Princeten Charles from Hamburg. In terms of writing, all my Songs have been written by Traystan & NR Dinosh. It is important to work as a team.
Where would you like to see your music career in 5 years time?
I am doing music as a Hobby, and i am not even planing to do this as a full time job. Music is my Passion and I love to do it as a hobby.
Where can music fans listen your music?
All of my Songs are on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon. – Nearly on all Digital Music Platforms. And you also can listen to my upcoming Dr.Kadhal Album on Digital Platforms.
Click here to listen to Olyyn on Spotify