This issue of the A-Profiler, Raymond Lam interviews singer/songwriter Melissa Polinar
. Find out how this self-proclaimed nerd defines her person style, what alleviates the loneliness when traveling on the road, and who she would like to collaborate with in the future. Polinar's latest album As Of Now
is available on iTunes and Amazon.com.
What song title best describes who you are?
One of my tunes called Embrace Hope
. It just so happen that I wrote that song specifically for me.
What is your ethnicity? Do you speak multiple languages?
Iím 100% Filipino. Lots of people of think Iím a mix of different ethnicities but Iím not. And if one really wants to be technical, nobody is really ď100%Ē anymore. Weíre all a mix of lots of things.
I do speak some tagalog but I lack practice. When I try to be conversational, I get stumped with vocabulary and substitute with English. But I think Iím still pretty good at it.
When youíre on the road traveling do you ever miss home? Whatís the one thing you always have with you when youíre on the road?
I do miss home when Iím on the road. I donít really have anything that I bring with me to remind me of home. Technology is awesome because I can just log on to