David Tao responds to stunning adaptation of ‘Black Tangerine’

Singer-songwriter David Tao (陶喆) revealed on Thursday that he will release a new song in response to OSN’s (高爾宣) new song “TITAN,” theme song of an online game. (NOWnews)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Singer-songwriter David Tao (陶喆) revealed on Thursday that he will release a new song in response to OSN’s (高爾宣) new song “TITAN,” the theme song of an online game.

“TITAN,” Lineage’s (天堂) themed song released on Oct. 22 is adapted from Tao’s 2002 hit song “Black Tangerine” (黑色柳丁). 

Tao said in a video that he was surprised by the adaptation and decided to make a song in response to it. “There’s no way to describe it, it’s so cool!” Tao exclaimed after listening to the theme song, adding that he is thankful for OSN breathing new life into his song. 

The content will be launched on David Tao’s official Facebook and YouTube at 6 p.m. on Friday, the 51-year-old singer said. “Black Tangerine” is the third studio album by David Tao, released Aug. 9, 2002. 

The album was awarded one of the Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year at the 2002 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards.