Song of the Week: 田馥甄,靈魂伴侶

Parts of a translation are about to be attempted (only the verses, not the choruses). I am shocked myself that I am trying to do such a thing. But lyrically speaking, the images in the song are literally structured like parallel lines, always perfectly side-by-side but never meeting. It’s too moving to not at least try…

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Record: yú teahouse 瑜茶舍

Fo Tan is not really the trendiest neighbourhood in Hong Kong. It’s one of the quieter stops on the East Rail line, home to industrial buildings, old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurants, and long-abandoned spaces. Located on the 14th floor of a very old and shabby-looking industrial building is yú teahouse. I took the elevator up and…

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Song of the Week: 田馥甄, 獨善其身

眼睛 在忙著看風景 嘴巴 想念著甜品 這雙耳朵 只想保持安靜 頭髮 在纏著它自己 呼吸 在挑剔空氣 這個腦袋 知道何時微醺 田馥甄, Hebe’s real name and also her stage name as solo artist has always been on the level of what I call Goddess. From a creative perspective, she does very little wrong in my eyes, constantly expanding and growing out of her own…

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