His top 10 hits
Updated: 2013-07-31 07:23
1. East Wind Breaks: The start of "China Wind", Chou style.
2. Nunchucks: Chinese-style rap incorporating martial arts.
3. Blue and White Porcelain: Chou reaches the apex of his China Wind genre.
4. Adorable Woman: His breakout song.
5. Common Jasmine Orange: A tone poem or a poem with visual charm.
6. Faraway: Chou partners with Fei Yu-ching in a surprisingly moving, cross-generational duet.
7. Last Battle: Chou's foray into the territory of war.
8. Class 2 Grade 3: A school song with ingenious orchestration.
9. Chrysanthemum Terrace: Another classic in pentatonic scale, with its distinctly Asian flavor.
10. Listen to Your Mother: Chou's signature song of family values.
This top-10 list and its capsule comments are provided by Xie Di, a music expert.
(China Daily USA 07/31/2013 page8)