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Jay Chou to release new album on 12th of December, likes writing songs for kidsby kelvin@multistars - 23rd September 2012
Jay Chou, Jam Hsiao, JJ Lin, Elva Hsiao, Ding Dang, Landy Wen will all be performing at the "Unstoppable Music" concert on the 16th of November being held at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center. On the 22nd of September, Jay CHou and Elva Hsiao both appeared at Huizhou to promote the concert. Jay Chou was interviewed and revealed his new album might be released on the 12th of December, therefore he won't be singing new songs at the concert, in terms of writing, Jay frankly said now he likes writing songs for children.
It's not his first time in a mixed concert, Jay Chou revealed: "In most mixed concerts, things are equally shared, two fast songs, two slow songs." More about the tracklist, Jay Chou hopes fans can give him some feedback online, he will change it according to how things go on the day, for example he might change "Fragrance of Rice", "Where's the Promised Happiness?", Chinese style "Hua Yuan Chia", "Nun-Chuks". Jay Chou introduced that if you are at this concert, if you are singing a song you'd choose some high songs, songs that roll off the tongue, people don't know the new songs, his own concerts are a bit different.
Last year Jay Chou held a concert in Shenzhen, he will be seeing the Shenzhen fans again in a mixed concert, he was asked what surprises this concert will bring, Jay Chou said: "If it's playing and singing at the same time then it would be great, because most mixed concerts just bring along dancers, sing a couple of songs and dance the other two, I hope there can be more variety, because there are a lot of artists participating, some are my own friends, if we can work together that would be even better." Jay Chou once sang classic song "Rooftop" with Landy Wen, at this time's concert will they sing it again? Jay Chou frankly said he hadn't sung "Rooftop" for a very long time, if they could sing it together that would be great.
Jay Chou's 2011 album was released on the 11th of November, regarding the release date of the 2012 album, Jay Chou revealed that it might be released on the 12th of December, the preparations for the new album are almost done, even though he has been busy with a movie, but he wrote new songs during free time while filming, at present half of them are complete. He was a sailor in "Exclamation Mark", a cowboy in "Cowboy is Very Busy", Jay Chou teased that he will be looking for some new stuff, new elements, this album will also have a new profession in it, he welcomes you to guess.
A lot of Jay Chou's songs have been used as teaching material, like "Cowboy is very Busy" is written for children, this point is something Director Chou sees as very important. Jay Chou revealed: "Now I'm not writing songs for the youth, but for even younger people, so the age range of people listening to my songs should be quite broad, there is time for 10 songs, I will re-allocate them, which ones are suitable for children, which ones are most suitable for older people, there will be more love songs that have the Chou style, because some fans have suggested that in the last few albums there haven't been many love songs, so there should be more love songs this time."
When Jay Chou was asked about wanting to challenge a different domain, he frankly said the day before yesterday he was participating in the Singapore F1 event where he watched the racers who were really diao, he hopes he has a chance to become a Chinese race driver. The sensitive media immediately guessed if the profression in Jay Chou's new album is a race driver? Jay Chou smiled saying: "It's been nearly 8 years sinceu I filmed Initial D, no matter if it's the lyrics, the MV, I cannot get away from the association with cars, this time I've made a concept car in the style of Jay, it's something none of you has seen, it will appear in my new MV."
Even though he has been busy with the concert, new album, filming a movie, but Jay Chou revealed he has been doing exercise, on the day Jay looked glowing, he looks better than he did in The Green Hornet. He was asked the secret behind maintaining his figure and charm? Jay Chou proudly introduced: "Recently I've been at the gym, exercising, I'll tell you all: after 30 you can still be a bit younger."
There are rumours about a relationship between 30 year old Jay Chou and under 20 Hannah, the media there guessed that it was because he got a young girlfriend that Jay has been maintaining his youth and energy. To this, Jay Chou danced around the issue and avoiding talking about his young girlfriend, he smiled saying he had a lot of female friends.
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