Happy Birthday Singapore!

Today marks the 46th year of our island nation's independence.

In keeping with tradition, this year we have "In a Heartbeat" for our National Day Parade theme song.

I realized I did not have a post up for last year's National Day (probably because I'm busy being involved). So here's last year's song as well.

Sometimes I ask myself, why do I like NDP songs (here's an almost complete playlist of them, excluding 2010 and 2011) so much.

I think I know why now: I always picture the whole world singing the song, not for just Singapore, but for the whole world -- a world united...