Iwan Fals back on campus

Senior musician Virgiawan Listanto, popularly known as Iwan Fals, is back on campus. Being almost 50 doesn’t stop Iwan Fals from returning to campus. But this time, he is there to promote his newest single, Tergila-gila (infatuated). “As a singer I feel proud because that longing [toward campus] has been answered,” Iwan said, as quoted over the weekend by inilah.com. The legendary singer-songwriter, who became famous for his clever lyrics and infectious songs during the New Order regime back in the 1980s, is scheduled to embark on road shows traveling from campus to campus to promote the new single.“According to the plan, there will be five campuses,” he said after performing at the University of Indonesia in Depok. Iwan conduct the road show together with local pop rock band Blackout, whose lead vocalist composed the single for Iwan. — JP

vocab:
back on campus=kembali ke kampus
popularly known=terkenal dengan
being almost 50=berusia hampir 50 tahun
to promote his new single=untuk mempopulerkan lagu terbarunya
I feel proud=saya merasa bangga
the legendary singer-songwriter=penyanyi dan penulis lagu legendaris
who become famous for his clever lyrics=yang terkenal karena lirik cerdasnya
new order regim=rezim orde baru
according to the plan=berdasarkan rencana
iwan conduct road show=iwan mengadakan road show
together with=bersama dengan
whose lead vocalist=dimana vokalis utamanya
composed the single=menciptakan lagu

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