For his album “Stories Untold”, he decided to revisit this moment of his life. It wasn’t something he talked about much, as he didn’t know how to grieve back then. He’s talked about this story in a few interviews since then, and the last few seconds of this song’s music video mentions the victims of the incident, and his friend, Chue Fern.
Anyway, this incident, and his story, was also written about in the papers. The article appeared in The Straits Times, 28 Dec 1997. I’ve always wanted to read the article but it isn’t accessible online; it’s in the twilight zone between old digitised copies available in NewspaperSG, and more recent news articles archived by AsiaOne / other news websites. Today I had to use the microfilm for work, so I took the opportunity to dig up this article, too. Here it is: