Saw this today, and it’s been stuck in my head ever since.
Go here for the music video for the theme song to Jet Li’s new movie Huo Yuan Jia, about the 19th century martial artist of the same name. (The movie has been retitled “Fearless” for Western audiences.)
The song is by Taiwanese pop star Zhou Jie Lun (aka Jay Chow), and is an absolute earworm of traditional Chinese music, western-style pop, and hip-hop.
Chinese Hip-hop. Yeah, I’ll let that one sink in for a bit.
The music video kicks ass, too….lots of choreographed dance moves, interspliced with footage from the film….which looks nifty (especially a duel between Huo Yuan Jia and a westerner fencing with a saber).
I do have an MP3 of the song, which will be appearing on this week’s Friday Music post. ( and yes,