"if you want to change the world, then you've gotta change yourself…”— magdalen hsu-li, change the world

magdalen hsu-li is an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, painter, and cultural activist that is redefining the female musician and smashing the ceiling in the american music industry. she has been called a “…one woman dynamo of talent”, her music described as “…exquisitely furious, beautiful, & exciting” by performing songwriter, “…sweet, melodic, & real" by the new york times, “…an achingly gorgeous collection of piano based rock recalling the finest moments of tori amos or ben folds five” by yolk magazine and “…a sumptuous feast for the ears” by curve magazine. “a” magazine” says “her blend of hard-grounded folk and sweet siren lyrics makes an enduring impression upon the american music scene…her distinguishing factor is her cool, edgy, sound and courage to be sensitive, tender, and feminine. as she carves her identity as an artist in an industry where asian women are not thought of as musical powerhouses or innovators - magdalen is a rare force with which to reckon.”

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