Faye Wong - Fuzao
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1996 Ratings: #52
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June 1, 1996 / Release Date
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Dream Pop / Genres
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*Written in one go. One of those things I just had to type out and leave alone , y'know?*

Music is probably the toughest form of media to objectify and decipher. We can't physically touch or see it like we can with a movie or a book. All we have to work with is the context shared with us, but sometimes that information is relayed incorrectly or it's just simply lost in translation. In moments like these, you have to work with the snippets given and, occasionally, rely on a gut ... read more

**@gec2isabella's 100**

I don't wanna look like the bad guy here. I really, truly don't. So I'll just start with the positives:

Faye Wong is a beautiful singer and she blends perfectly into these dream pop soundscapes. There is a very serene feel to this entire record that I can appreciate as a sort of atmospheric, vibe-heavy experience. Sadly though, I don't take much more away from it than that. This album suffers from the same issue that a lot of this scene does: a ... read more
This grew on me so much
Faye Wong is honestly a legend. Her status in Chinese and Cantonese speaking areas is equivalent to Celine Dion in the west, but musically she's more of a Bjork or Kate Bush. It still fascinates me to no end that this album is basically a dream pop album, with many Cocteau Twins influences and even a song written with them. What a gorgeous and colorful Mandopop classic...
I wish I knew what exactly Faye Wong was saying, as my friend tells me the lyrics are amazing, but to be honest, I don't think I need to. Music is able to break down language barriers is one of the biggest things that sets it apart from literature and film to me, and I can't think of a better example than this gorgeous piece of mandopop. I don't need to understand her language to know what understand what Faye Wong is saying because the music and melody do that for her. Fuzao is a beautiful yet ... read more
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Track List

  1. 無常
  2. 浮躁
  3. 想像
  4. 分裂
  5. 不安
  6. 哪兒
  7. 墮落
  8. 掃興
  9. 末日
  10. 野三坡
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Added on: September 29, 2016