TAIPEI • Taiwanese crooner Fei Yu-ching’s concert tour subsequent 12 months will probably be his swansong.
He introduced yesterday through a handwritten be aware that he will probably be retiring after 46 years in present business.
The 63-year-old, whose actual title is Chang Yen-ting, will probably be holding 5 concert events in Taipei and Kaohsiung in February and May subsequent 12 months.
In the be aware, Fei wrote that as a result of assist and love from followers and the media since his singing debut on the age of 17, he has been very glad and lucky to show his ardour right into a profession.
However, he added: “Over the years, I have been forging fast ahead in order to reach a higher level, but I have also neglected to enjoy the scenery along the way.”
He stated he lost his sense of belonging after his mother and father died.
His father, Chang Wu-hsi, died on the age of 96 in September final 12 months. The singer missed his father’s remaining moments as he was performing in China.
Fei added that with out their concern and presence to share his moments, the glittering lights of the stage and the applause have not been capable of fill his sense of loss.
“I know that it is time for me to stop. I can learn to enjoy life calmly only after I stop,” he wrote.
He hopes to stay a carefree life and have a tendency to his vegetation after retirement.
Best identified for his mellifluous voice in addition to soulful rendition of songs akin to A Spray of Plum Blossoms and Good Night Song, he gained reputation within the late 1970s for performing a number of tv drama serials’ theme songs.
He can be identified for cracking jokes on stage and impersonating different singers for his or her singing types and stage manner.
In 2006, he endeared himself to youthful pop followers along with his collaboration with Mandopop king Jay Chou on the hit ballad Faraway.
His brother Chang Fei is a singer and tv character greatest identified for internet hosting the range present Variety Big Brother.