AOTY 2019
Faye Wong - Fuzao
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1996 Ratings: #27
June 1, 1996 / Release Date
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Dream Pop / Genres
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ThrowBackG
100
*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
fakeplasticrose
85
This grew on me so much
morningsbell
94
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...
KIDWITHGUNs
84
Solid

[SJO Counter: 30]

Another one that will most likely grow, she now has one of my favourite voices of all time up there with Yukimi Nagano and Damon Albarn maybe. (Or maybe that's just stretching)
ElectricMess
90
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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