REVIEW / CONCERT
FORMULA 1 2018 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
Padang Stage/Sept 14
In latest days, Taiwanese singer Jay Chou has been noticed hanging out with fellow pop royalty JJ Lin.
It turned out to be a little bit of a tease as there was no signal of the home-grown singer-songwriter on the Mandopop king’s gig on Sept 14 evening.
It was one other Singaporean artist who shared the stage with Chou as a substitute and that was none apart from Joanna Dong. On the music competitors Sing! China in 2017, the jazz singer had picked him as her mentor.
Together, they jazzed up his hits Cowboy Is Busy and Sailor Afraid Of Water and even confirmed off a couple of dance strikes collectively.
For a 75-minute present, Chou actually packed in rather a lot for the viewers of 45,000.
He kicked off the present, engines blazing, with early hit Nunchucks, wielding vibrant neon nunchucks and wearing a go well with embellished with multi-coloured lights.
That was the primary of a number of eye-catching outfits as he embraced vibrant colors and glossy sequins.
Music-wise, he coated fairly a little bit of floor. He dipped into early tracks similar to Dad, I am Home from second album Fantasy (2001) and Starry Mood from his 2000 eponymous debut, and in addition trotted out newer hits If You Don’t Love Me, It’s Fine and Waiting For You.
One of the highlights was the pacy Turkish Ice Cream, which featured a full of life brass part blaring with gusto.
He had additionally promised to include some racing parts into his gig and this was by the use of clips from his avenue racing flick Initial D (2005) and him performing the theme music, All The Way North.
The assured performer knew precisely tips on how to please the group. When he got here down from the stage to get nearer to the followers throughout Confession Balloon, the joy degree shot proper up.
He stepped on the fuel for the ultimate quantity Sunny Otaku, ending the night on a buoyant notice.