Faye Wong sang this song, “Rhetoric” (花言巧语), aka “Honeyed Words” or “Sweet Words,” at her 1998 Beijing concert. It sounds familiar, and I thought we discussed this song in Faye Wong Today, but I can’t find anything on it. I don’t think this was ever released in an album. It’s a beautiful, moving song. Can anyone give us more info about it?
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[Added 6 May 2009] Sarah added the following comment on 5.6.09: “Hi, the original artist of this song is 黄莺莺, a really good singer who was popular in the 80s I think. I think Faye performed this song in the 1999 Singapore concert too. But other than in her 98/99 concerts, i don’t believe she performed it elsewhere…”
With Sarah’s tip, we’re able to learn that the singer is Tracy Huang, born in Taiwan and now living in Singapore. “Rhetoric” is from her 1996 EMI album by the same name. The MV of Tracy performing the song was added to YouTube by Usharimau on 24 June 2008.
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