Idols. We love to love them, we love to hate them. However, before China’s scene exploded with musical acts, there were the traditional stars. Those that got to where they are not only because of hard work, but also for their vocal ability, talent writing their music, and their natural charisma.
Tagged: genre: rock
Just as its name in English states, Niu China is the album to showcase what’s new in the Chinese music world. From traditional sounding Chinese ballads to chanson francophone fused with electronic, R&B, Bossa Nova, to a Tango-ish sounding track, all the way to a mind-blowing fusion of Beijing opera with strong rock/electronic sounds.
On this YAM, we’ve got reviews on Inglourious Basterds, Mother, Treeless Mountain, Luck, Honookaa Boy. We also comment on a lot of albums, including G-Dragon, Arashi, Big Bang, Imogen Heap, BackStreet Boys, Olafur Arnalds… and Chang Shilei. Alongside playlist suggestions by more c_music!!!
The recent release of BoA’s English debut, and Utada Hikaru’s 3rd English release switched on my rant button, and prompted me to search for articles on why non-English artists must release music in the language, and oftentimes ditch their native tongue, to get into their market.