Jay Chou's Rainbow

Posted by : foongpc | Monday, January 5, 2009 | Published in

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It's just a few days into the new year, and here I am, as busy as ever!

Gosh, I'm already looking forward to the coming Chinese New Year holidays!

Seeing that I do not have much time to write a lengthy post today, I am just going to share with you my piano rendition of Jay Chou's song "Cǎi Hóng" (Rainbow)

In case you have not heard of this song before, watch this music video.



This song was from his 2007 album Wǒ Hěn Máng (On The Run).

And here's my piano performance of this song. As usual, please excuse some slips and errors in my playing. Hope you like it! : )

(36) Comments

  1. My Bug Life said...

    I am also looking fwd to yet another hols...:)

    January 5, 2009 at 8:56 AM
  2. -eiling- said...

    very nice rendition! Next time make a video ok?!!! Show face a bit la...

    January 5, 2009 at 10:19 AM
  3. Ju-Lian said...

    Very nice leh... can share the piano score? :)

    January 5, 2009 at 12:07 PM
  4. victor said...

    That's my fav song of Jay Chou!! Wow, you're good in playing piano. Thanks for sharing. It makes me relax after a hard day work. ^_^

    January 5, 2009 at 1:41 PM
  5. Tekkaus said...

    New Year o! For a moment I though Jay Chou was playing. Haha =) Anyway nice play Foongpc. Yupe, it's new year already. And I'm in my new job. Today was my 1st day. SO far so good but still a very, very long way to go! =)

    January 5, 2009 at 2:58 PM
  6. foongpc said...

    my bug life, yeah, I still miss my Christmas holidays! Really, really looking forward to CNY hols! : )

    eiling, thanks! haha, want me to show face? I'm Charlie of Charlie's Angels, you know, cannot show my face, maybe show my hands only. LOL!

    ju-lian, can, but unfortunately, I played everything by ear, so didn't write any notes down : )

    January 5, 2009 at 3:38 PM
  7. foongpc said...

    victor, cai hong is your favourite Jay Chou's song? Cool! I actually like some of his other songs better, but this one is ok. Glad my playing makes you relax : )

    tekkaus, today is your first day at your new job? You must tell me what is your new job lah! Thanks for mistaking my playing with Jay Chou's. I'll take that as a compliment although I think he's more famous for his song writing skills : )

    January 5, 2009 at 3:45 PM
  8. xin said...

    love this song and your version! *jeles of your talent*

    January 5, 2009 at 3:45 PM
  9. Lisalicious said...

    I love most of Jay Chou's music as they have really good lyrics in it..

    January 5, 2009 at 4:35 PM
  10. Medie007 said...

    waaaa
    u play piano!
    awesomeness!

    January 5, 2009 at 5:06 PM
  11. suituapui said...

    Jay Chau? Ummm...I think I'll pass! Hahahahahaha!!! And Mariah Curry too! See my post tomorrow! Got a nice song and I love this version by the composer herself, the piano accompaniment shines way above all the other yucky versions of the song.

    January 5, 2009 at 7:15 PM
  12. Faisal Admar said...

    hehe yeah CNY is just around the corner. get ready with my ang pao ok? :P

    any early preparation?

    January 5, 2009 at 8:36 PM
  13. foongpc said...

    xin, thanks! Glad you like it : )

    lisa, I love his songs but don't understand the lyrics - had to get friends to translate the lyrics for me into English! : ) I really admire him not for his singing, but for his songwriting skills. I love the way he blends the eastern and western music.

    medie007, thanks! Hope you like my rendition of the song : )

    January 5, 2009 at 10:13 PM
  14. foongpc said...

    suituapui, you don't seem to like Jay Chou and Mariah Carey songs very much, do you? I am a big fan of both! : )

    faisal, you coming over to KL is it? Then I can give you angpow... wait, actually I can't cos I'm not married yet! Haha! Unless you visit my parents : )

    January 5, 2009 at 10:17 PM
  15. Babette said...

    Very nice Foong! I'm looking forward to a video next. LOL You are very good at playing the piano, I envy you. Drats,I should've went to my piano lessons rather than going straight home and play with my friends. LOL

    January 5, 2009 at 11:05 PM
  16. 3POINT8 said...

    wow...the piano piece is very good.
    Should totally do a video of you playing and upload it to youtube. (but beware of those nasty racist and retard comments)

    January 5, 2009 at 11:13 PM
  17. foongpc said...

    babette, thanks! Maybe you should have gone for your piano lessons. Haha! Me on video? Actually, I don't have a videocam yet. If I get one, then I will record a video and put it on my blog. Anyway, I will still not reveal my whole face, haha! I prefer to have an element of mystery : )

    3point8, thanks! I may just do that when I get myself a videocam : )

    January 5, 2009 at 11:31 PM
  18. Neo said...

    Wow... speechless! :)

    January 6, 2009 at 12:33 AM
  19. Rad Sujanto said...

    Oh, Jay Chou. I remember I saw his vid clip on tv and liked it. It was shot somewhere like in a war zone. The vid was quite dark and there were kids from somewhere in Bosnia (just a guess).

    I don't remember the name of the song though. It was like 2 years ago

    He's a good pianist too, I agree!

    January 6, 2009 at 9:28 AM
  20. Life Ramblings said...

    i'm so looking forward to a gr8 break.

    sorry dude, i'm not a fan of jay chou.

    January 6, 2009 at 9:33 AM
  21. Josephine said...

    I am a big fan of Jay Chou.
    Love the song "wo bu pei".

    btw, thanks for visiting my blog...

    January 6, 2009 at 9:54 AM
  22. levian said...

    you did Not play that by ear again! it is indeed a great song.

    January 6, 2009 at 10:19 AM
  23. iWalk said...

    I am not a fan of jay Chou.Because I can't hear what he sing clearly.

    But I love the pure music you play!

    January 6, 2009 at 12:47 PM
  24. foongpc said...

    neo, thanks, haha!

    rad, you know him too? I was not a big fan of him until recently. Although I did like some of the songs from his previous album. He's good at combining Western and Eastern elements into his music, which I find most unique. And yes, he's a pretty good pianist : )

    life ramblings, can't wait for CNY holidays! : )

    January 6, 2009 at 12:50 PM
  25. foongpc said...

    josephine, you are welcome. Oh, you are big fan of Jay Chou too? Cool! "Wo bu pei" is a nice song. He wrote many beautiful songs for himself as well as for other singers. Very talented indeed!

    levian, thanks. Yes, it is : )

    iWalk, thanks! Yes, many people did not like that he does not pronounce the words clearly in his singing. But for someone not good in Mandarin like me, that's a small matter. I just enjoy his music - he may not be a good singer, but as a songwriter, he's fantastic!

    January 6, 2009 at 12:56 PM
  26. Monica said...

    Foong! you're good at playing piano! ;-)

    January 6, 2009 at 3:08 PM
  27. Bengbeng said...

    it is great. i love yr rendition ogf the song

    January 6, 2009 at 3:38 PM
  28. Mariuca said...

    Hi Foong, I know u are not a big fan of tags, but just in case mah! So I have a tag for you at Wishing on a Falling Star, have a great day! :)

    January 6, 2009 at 3:50 PM
  29. Mariuca said...

    Ah yeah la, next time show face sikit ha ha! ;)

    January 6, 2009 at 3:50 PM
  30. Pete said...

    Nice romantic song!

    January 6, 2009 at 11:30 PM
  31. foongpc said...

    monica, thanks! : )

    bengbeng, thanks. Glad you like it! : )

    mariuca, ok will check out the tag! I'm Charlie of Charlie's Angels - will show hands only, not face. Haha!

    pete, thanks! : )

    January 7, 2009 at 2:25 AM
  32. wuching said...

    Happy New Year! long time no see, soli..

    January 7, 2009 at 6:02 AM
  33. QuaChee said...

    love this song. jay really is talented... very inspiring indeed :)

    January 12, 2009 at 11:53 PM
  34. foongpc said...

    wuching, yeah long time no see! I visited your blog a few days ago, I think : )

    January 13, 2009 at 12:25 AM
  35. foongpc said...

    quachee, he is talented indeed : )

    January 13, 2009 at 12:26 AM
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