Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Singapore Idol Top 24 : Syltra Lee

In The Shower with :
Syltra Lee
(nickname Ivory)

I said, "Describe yourself in 3 words..".
She said, almost immediately, "Chick with Pick."
Pretty spot on...

Quick facts about Syltra :
Lives in : East
Occupation : Student, ITE Bishan
Favourite MJ song : Rock With You (great pick!)
Favourite Judge : Ken
Single/Attached? : "Single" <-- interpret that how you will...

Who does she think will win Idol 3? Jonathan.

If music is your first love, what is your second?
My second favorite love would be FOOOOD GLORIOUS FOOODD! There will be days when I eat just because the food smells nice, even though I am totally full. I will end up with a bloated stomach.
I love spicy food, and I guess maybe that is why I don't grow as wide as I should from eating so much, because spicy foods provide higher metabolism to your body! :D <-- really? I eat a LOT of super spicy food and my metabollic rate is dismal :P

Secret Single Behaviour : What do you do on your own that no one knows about?
This is a difficult one, I have quite a few weird/nasty/bad habits (hehe, the nastier the better!), ok i'll give u a weird one -
I sing or hum horribly out of tune off stage or when I am with my friends, it is something I do without noticing and my friends will either laugh at me, or with me or because of me :D
I guess its my way of relaxing?
You hum/sing offkey to relax? Ok, DEFINITELY secret single behaviour, thanks for sharing though!

summerr's take :
Offstage, Syltra looks really laid back to me, quiet, but friendly if you chat with her, but not crazy loud like some of the others. You also get a sense that she's in it to win it.

Once onstage, its all about the music and her guitar.
DEFINITELY a Chick with a Pick. This girl is the dark horse I have been raving about since the Theatre Auditions. And I hope she makes it very very far in this competition.

Check out some of her vids from YouTube. This one is a medley and its so very very good.

This next video I found by accident while browing Syltra's Youtube channel. 'You Learn' is my favouritest Alanis song and Syltra's version is so refreshing! Her laid back take on it with the slowed down tempo made a 15yr old song new again. See end of post for links to her vids, she has loads and is just such an amazing artiste - Chick With Pick indeed!

Make a date with Syltra!
Saturday, 29 Aug : The Cathay, 2pm -3 pm
Catch Syltra in person at the first Idol roadshow where you get to meet the first group of 12 that will be performing next Wednesday at Piano Show #1.

Wednesday, 2 Sept : Caldecott Hill, 9am - 930am, 987FM
Tune in to 987FM at 9am to catch Syltra's first radio interview, alongside Tabitha, Douglas and Theodore.

Wednesday, 2 Sept : Caldecott Broadcast Centre, Studio 1
Singapore Idol Piano Show #1, 8pm and The Results Show later at 10pm, on Channel 5.

Syltra will be closing the show with KT Tunstall's "Blackhorse And A Cherry Tree".
Go get 'em girl!

To vote for Syltra:
Call 1900 112 1212 or text 12 to IDOLS (43657)
Each call/sms costs 60cents.
Lines will only open from 8pm on 2nd Sept 2009.

Find Syltra Online :

xoxo, s.

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  1. Hi Syltra, all the best to you. Love your voice!

  2. All the best Syltra. i just luv to hear you singing Cranberies're sound so good especially when you sing,Dream,or Linger.

  3. you go girl! nice voice. i admire girls who can sing and play the guitar.

  4. wow! You're really good!!

    I think this years contestants are generally more talented.

    Your Single LAdies and Umbrella rendition
    R O C K S !!!!!!

    All the BEST. I think you can make it to the final few for sure!

  5. wow! you're really good!! All the best!!

  6. ya! did you hear her in the auditions where she sang Killing Me Softly...loved her interpretation! I will support you Syltra!!!!

  7. :) so nice to see 'NICE' comments :)
    All the best syltra, i think you can our idol this season.

  8. I really hope you'll go far. YOu've got a great great voice!! All the best!!!

  9. Yes I agree. Love you your vids Slytra. Your voice is very unique. Fugees!! Make sure you rock tomorrow. I will vote for YOU!!

  10. love your voice, awesome performance tonight!:)

  11. Amazing voice and captivating rendition of the song! good job and do even better in the top 12!

  12. SYLTRA I LOVE YOU! hahaha you have a really good voice and i know you know it, to top it of you have a really pleasant face you're so pretty :) just remember: BE HUMBLE! (not that you're not). humble but confident,and i can definitely see you in the top few no worries :)


  14. nice voice..hope u will b this year SG Idols.. cheersss.... :)

  15. I'm gonna be voting for you this season Syltra, I won't say you have the best voice, but you're very special indeed. I sent like 50 votes for you on wednesday but yet you didn't managed to get into top 3! We need to start an Army to keep you in the competition!

    All the best Syltra, may you reign as the 3rd Singapore Idol and excel from there, the journey has just begun!

  16. Hi,

    Syltra all the best to you in this competiton:)

    Hmmm....I wonder will she sound just as good without her guitar?

  17. yes let's start an army to for for Syltra and take over those rabid young girls who only vote for the boys!!

    Go Syltra!!

  18. Syltra performance is even greater whitout her guitar..her vocal is powerful singing song like Beatles,Abba,and shakira.hope she'll sing a song from Abba next.

  19. Hey Syltra,

    You must be an experience performer huh? Didn't know you and Farhan Shah appeared on Live & Loaded.

  20. Sezairi has also performed in Live&Loaded as well, and guess what? Syltra, Sezairi and Farhan all performed in Episode 5! Wicked huh? (hahaha so random)

  21. Syltra experience singing at so many events and video of her singing on youtube. I think its good that this season of Spore Idol got more experience performers competing for the next Spore Idol hopeful.

  22. You got the perfect voice! Singapore's answer to Michelle Branch!

  23. Go Syltra! Unique voice, talent and name as well! Definitely memorable. Good luck and BEAT THOSE BOYS HANDS DOWN! :D

  24. the girl with the guitar is loved. :D

  25. Yeah Syltra!!! Show the boys what you've got. All the girls are definitely BETTER!!

    VOTE FOR THE GIRLS and the ones with the talent!!!!!!!

  26. yes totally agree! These rabid hormone charged girls are wasting ther money on the boys!

    Syltra I think you're the best in my books. YOur voice is so unique. I love it! All the BEST! Bring the title home!!