b. USA. The son of an actor, gospel singer Oden Fong had spent his childhood amid the flamboyance of the Hollywood glitterati, and it was in these environs that the seeds of his faith were sewn. He first rose to prominence as lead vocalist and songwriter with the highly-regarded Christian rock group, Mustard Seed Faith. A definite streak of evangelism has been sustained through his work as a member of the group and in his solo pursuits ever since. As he once explained, ‘I don’t see myself just as a professional musician because I’m not a Christian music entertainer’. For his debut solo effort, Come For The Children, Fong employed a number of musical styles on songs which emphasised this didactic, almost hectoring quality.
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