“Silver Into Rain,” written and performed by Luna Li featuring beabadoobee, was the winner of the 2023 SOCAN Songwriting Prize. Li (aka Hannah Kim) is published by 88 Rising/Kobalt Music Publishing Canada, and Beatrice Laus, aka beabadoobee, is published by Sony Music Publishing. Li received a $10,000 cash prize, a Yamaha musical instrument valued up to $2,500 (minimum advertised price ), and a $500 gift card from Long & McQuade.

In an exclusive video interview with SOCAN, Li discusses how the winning song was written; how she connected with beabadoobee; seeking to work with fellow Asian women songwriters; and touring with the band Japanese Breakfast.

Luna Li, Socan Songwriting Prize, Winner, 2023

Select the image to play the SOCAN YouTube interview video with 2024 SOCAN Songwriting Prize winner Luna Lia