Hokkien Songs – the Malaysian Style

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Among Chinese Malaysian artists, I would say I remember the works of Freddie Wong (黃一飛) the most. Remembering his music in the sense that when I fall in love with his songs, I will always remember them – the melody, the style of his lyrics. Other than his interesting Hokkien-style of songwriting, his Hokkien songs allowed him to stand out from the crowd Continue reading “Hokkien Songs – the Malaysian Style”

Eric Kwok 港式流行曲

香港作曲人郭偉亮 (Eric Kwok) 相信不需要介紹了,他的音樂作品佔據了香港流行音樂半壁江山,好像好多流行歌手都唱過他的歌。

這張 Made in Hong Kong 的作品集實在聽得舒服,從頭到尾都只有廣東歌,第四張CD更有 Eric Kwok 作曲時的 demo 。讓我驚訝的是 Continue reading “Eric Kwok 港式流行曲”

Paul Wong Album 2001

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This is the first album published by Beyond guitarist Paul Wong after the Hong Kong rock band announced a split in 1999. Early 2001 was the time when I was still buying and collecting cassettes. Cassettes were sold at a lower price, and compact discs were about twice and thrice the cassette price.
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Back to Priscilla

Universal HK - Back to Priscilla

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To shrug off negativity that has been around me since the second half of 2015 – other than keeping myself occupied with heavy workload – I am also seeking refuge in Cantonese songs.

Into the second half of the year I happened to buy a compilation CD of Priscilla Chan, a veteran female singer who shot to fame in 1980s.
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廣東歌不死

Alienoid 2013 Cantonese Album - Revival

買唱片回家坐低好好地聽歌、看歌詞,這動作好像有點陌生,但又似曾相識,因爲我們在上個世紀是這樣過生活的。

聽著異種樂隊最新廣東大碟《故態復萌》,沉入廣東搖滾音樂中,我以爲我回到了 Beyond 的年代,那個喜怒哀樂都有廣東搖滾爲我發聲的年代…
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