Category: Chinese Music
If you were wondering if you still had your youth maybe you can ask these guys…
Fahrenheit 飛輪海 a cheesy and well loved pop band among Chinese youths shows you just what youth looks (and sounds) like in their song Wo You Wo De Young 我有我的young (I have my youth).
Every time my stare meets yours, I show my styles, I have my youth
Just like everyone else, like following the current, just one look and it’s forgotten
Every time my energy controls yours, I show my styles, I have my youth
Just like everyone else,
If you’ve even feeling down and in a rut, 周杰伦 Jay Chou’s sweet lyrics about hope and contentedness in his song Dao Xiang 稻香 (Rice Aroma) is just what you need to pick you up.
Dao Xiang despite its light and happy musical arrangement explores a side of life many Chinese don’t want to think about, hardship. It’s a song about hope, persistence, patience, dreams, being grateful and cherishing everything you do have!
It’s a song that really hits the root of one of the failings of Chinese culture, a belief that if you choose the right number’s you …
It was love at first sight the moment I locked eyes on him.
He was handsome, talented, he could play guitar and he could sing songs that would sent ripples to the depths of my soul. His eye’s gazed deeply into mine in a way that said I will take care of you, I will love you with every fiber of my being.
His name was Wang Lee Hom 王力宏 and he was the guy to take my Chinese guy crush virginity away from me with one song and a long gaze.
You see I may have lived in China …
Do you need a reason to learn Chinese, do you need motivation to kick you into action for your Mandarin studies? Well here it is: Bamboo forests, Kung Fu, Chinese tongue twisters and undoubtedly China’s biggest female pop group S.H.E singing the very persuasive song Zhong Guo Hua (Chinese Language). Now if that doesn’t convince you to learn Chinese nothing will.
Forget about Chinese being one of the most difficult languages to learn, forget about the frustration of the tones, forget about the 3 million different character’s for a word with the same pinyin spelling and tone (ok 3 million …
The song Long De Chuan Ren 龙的传人 known in English as “The Descendants of the Dragon” is a tribute from Taiwanese pop superstar Wang Lee Hom 王力宏 to his Chinese cultural heritage.
Growing up in the US Lee Hom longed to get back to his motherland, back to the culture of his ancestors, back to the place that truly felt like his home and eventually he did. Now he’s one of the most adored artists in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong not to mention loved by a few Chinese pop music enthusiast foreign girls!
The far east