On the eighth day, of the eighth month, after 1969 years after our lord had died, a Goddess was sent from the heavens with a gift of an angelic voice and features to match with it. Blessed those who had heard the beautiful Faye Wong sing. A voice that comes once in a life time to bless the people on this world.
Faye was born in Beijing, China in August 8, 1969. Her father was a factory engineer, he had very work often, and her mother was a soprano, always traveling on the road to perform. So, her families seldom spend time together, but she had a god-mother that was her next door neighbor. Faye’s god-mother loved Faye as if she was her own. Without the familial love of her mother, she turned her natural dependencies and it's related emotions toward her god-mother. When her god-mother’s daughter bore a baby, Faye’s mother thought it was best not to disturb her with her new grand-daughter.
Faye’s first love, arrived quietly. He was her good friend’s classmate. She did not remember how it happened. All of them were studying together, felling accumulate gradually. Faye noticed him looking at her. She also discovered that when she looked at him, her heart would pound rapidly, an indescribable, yet comfortable emotion. They were in love with each other. Soon they were dating, sneaking away on weekends to meet in secrecy because no one encouraged kids to talk about love then in China. Under that forbidden circumstance, they were still deeply in love. Their love ended after four months because she no longer had the same feelings for him. After high school, she was excepted to Fu-King University.
The day before registration, her father called and asked her to go to Hong Kong, which was the beginning of her future. At the age of 18, Faye went to Hong Kong. Faye gathered her strength and went to modeling class. She was living in Whampoa, Hong Kong and enjoyed going to Causeway Bay alone. After modeling school, Faye soon lost interested in modeling. So, her father introduced her to Di An Tsong to learn to sing. Faye enjoyed humming tunes and singing songs because it was relaxing. Faye’s singing was always more joyful and enthralling than anyone around her. Faye’s teachers cherished her, and involved her in many school events. In every singing and dancing shows, Faye was sure to get the starting role, and wear the most colorful, most beautiful costumes. Being envied by hundreds of thousands of eyes, she would act with self-confidence. Clapping and cheering, and excitement filled her heart.
When the teacher introduced Faye to Chan Tsiau Bao, he was astonished by her voice, and encouraged her to sign a record contract. When her parents signed her first record contract with Cinepoly, she was only 19 years old, and there were many things she did not understand. Without any worries, she released her first album “The day with no patience," and stumbled into a golden record. People began to noticed her. As Faye was reaching stardom, she decided to travel to America and study music, leaving her dinging career behind. When she first arrived in America, she stayed at her aunt’s place just for a while. Then she went to New York, living in her own little apartment. To start off she signed up for some short-term classes for singing and dancing. Those American days made her more independent, more self-confident. Certainly it influenced her, causing herself to changed, not in a this-that fashion, but her social skills, enhancing her communication skills with people. Soon Faye decided to return to Hong Kong to release more records; her feelings were simply to complete the record contract. At the time, she did not drop out of school; instead, she wrote a letter for temporarily postpone of her education. She was prepared to finish her contract, then return to school. The album “Coming Home” changed her mind about going back to school; however, perhaps as fate had planned, she stayed, and became what she is today. The reason the chose to stayed was because she wanted to express her thoughts and feelings.
Faye’s contract with her record company Cinpoly expire in 1997, there had been offers from Polygram and Fito. Polygram offered Faye $100 million Hong Kong dollars and Fito offered her $80 million Hong Kong dollars. Faye’s last album “Dir-Dar” had 4 songs topping most of the major chats in Hong Kong; at the same time, set a new record that was hold by Anita Mui 10 years ago. Faye’s newest album “Impatience” is produced by herself, her good friend Dao Wei and Zhang Yadong in Beijing. It's based on “alternative” style music with 4 songs without lyrics, 6 songs with lyrics, 7 of the songs was composed by Faye and four was written by Faye herself.