There’s much cause for celebration today. For starters, it’s Kit Chan’s belated birthday. The singer turned 46 some two weeks ago and she tells us, in her trademark purr-y tone, that she spent the day “with her family.”  “Actually, I hardly get to celebrate with them ’cos I always tend to be working on that day, so it was a nice quiet affair,” she adds. Well, the same can’t be said for today ’cos two members of her Singapore fan club have specially baked a lavender Earl Grey cake for the occasion and their surprise arrival, bearing said cake, sends Kit into a flurry of giggles. “Yay! I’m 25!” she squeals as she looks at the number 25 cake topper in amusement.
It’s the other reason 8 DAYS is at Chun Tsubaki, an event space in Tai Seng, on this toasty Thursday (Sep 27) afternoon. Kit is holding a casual press luncheon to celebrate her 25th anniversary in showbiz and she’s looking regal and glamourous as always. She’s also extremely chipper, which is kind of a new look for the star, who’s known for being one of the coolest cats around. Then again, wouldn’t you be if you have survived 25 years of showbusiness and, in the process, achieved national icon status?
Here, Kit, whose new album A Time For Everything is set for release on Oct 9 and who will be holding two concerts to celebrate her 25 years in showbiz at the Esplanade on Nov 9 and 10, sits down with us for a chat where of course we have to ask her about…

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