TAIPEI (The China Post) – Acclaimed Mandopop singer Wang Leehom (王力宏) held his annual “Free Show” at Daan Forest Park in downtown Taipei on Jan.1, thanking his fans with an intimate concert where his musical journey once started.
During the event, he announced that he is going to perform at Taipei Arena on June 8, as part of his “Descendants of the Dragon, 2060” world tour in Asia with tickets starting to sell on Jan. 26.
Even though it was rainy and cold during the New Year’s holidays, more than 10,000 fans gathered at Daan Forest Park to enjoy Wang’s lyrical yet diverse musical style including his beloved wife Wang Jinglei.
During 2.5 hours, Wang sang 23 songs both in Chinese and English without interruption, including big hits such as “Revolution ” and “Impossible to Miss You,” and “The One and Only.”
He also performed Grammy-nominated song “Shallow” (from “A Star Is Born”), as well as “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran and “You Raise Me Up,” paying tribute to his fans for their long support and summing up all his best moments in his music career spanning 25 years.
而不只是主打歌，他還選唱了電影《一個巨星的誕生》葛萊美獎提名單曲〈Shallow〉、紅髮艾德〈Perfect〉、以及世界名曲〈You Raise Me Up〉，感謝粉絲不離不棄的支持，完整濃縮了王力宏25年的音樂歲月。
More than a thousand foreign fans from Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, and across China were also in attendance, many of whom even set up tents and enjoyed picnicking with friends while listening to the music.
In addition, Wang’s wife and celebrities ranging from Janet Hsieh and her husband George Young to Wang Chi-ping and Chen Chien-chou also showed up to watch the performance.
Translated By Nora Chang | 記者翁新涵 / 台北報導
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