new album 'Our Island' out now
'what will we tell our children if we fail to protect our planet?'
Small Island Big Song is a music, film, live project featuring over a hundred musicians across 16 island nations of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, creating a contemporary and relevant musical statement of a region in the frontline of cultural and environmental challenges.
The album & film were composed, recorded, shot and overdubbed in nature, on the artists' custodial land.
A Taiwan & Australia co-production, and a fair trade music & film release.
New Single out now
LISTWAR ZANSET - Small Island Big Song ft. Emlyn & Putad
Pinagsanga - Small Island Big Song ft. Putad
TA'U TAMA - Small Island Big Song ft' Vaiteani & Luc
Small Island Big Song ft' Sandro, Sauljaljui 戴曉君, Mau Power & Airileke - GASIKARA (Small Island mix)
"Our ancestors were bridge builders, they found strengths in forming allies in unity. Our generation must keep walking this path to continue the essence of our core values." - Sauljaljui, Paiwan - Taiwan
“We are the proud sailors of the Pacific, seeing the ocean not as a threat, but something we sail and sustains us, but recently this is not the case." - Selina Leem, Marshallese, The Marshall Islands
“If the reef loses its colour, if our island is swallowed up, what will I tell my son?" - Vaiteani & Luc, Tahitian, Tahiti
"In our globalised, computerised world, music can bring us awareness of who we are, our history and our values and our connection to nature. I bring what my grandfather poured into me.” - Yoyo Tuki, Rapa Nui - Easter Island