"Politics cannot bring people together, nor can religion. But Michael Jackson brought the world together with his music," said fans the world over after learning of his death. Michael Jackson may be among the few Western singers who have managed to leave a mark in the hearts of many Nepali youngsters. Singer Sanjay Shrestha who is a ardent fan, says: "I owe my high-pitched singing style to Michael Jackson." Singer Nabin Bhattarai could not hold back tears when he heard of Jackson's death. Abhaya Subba of the group Abhaya and the Steam Injuns recalls her teen years when all four walls in her room used to be plastered with the pop idol's posters. She says, "I took his music as a path from which I could create my own style".