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Capricorn (Jay Chou album)

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Length  43:57
Capricorn 魔杰座 (2008)  The Era 跨時代 (2010)
Release date  14 October 2008
Label  JVR Music
Language  Mandarin
Artist  Jay Chou
Producer  Jay Chou
Genres  Mandopop, C-pop
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Released  14 October 2008 (2008-10-14)
Similar  Jay Chou albums, Mandopop albums, Other albums

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Capricorn (Chinese: 魔杰座; pinyin: Mó Jié Zuò) is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Jay Chou's ninth Mandarin studio album. It was released on 14 October 2008. by JVR Music and distributed by Sony Music Taiwan. The album is based on his zodiac sign, Capricorn and his interest in illusion. Like Chou's previous album, On the Run, this album was also leaked on the internet prior to the scheduled release date.

Contents

"稻香" (Rice Aroma) the first lead track was released for airplay on 22 September 2008. The second lead track is "說好的幸福呢" (Promised Happiness), with the music video directed by Chou and co-stars Chou and Taiwanese actress Chen Kuangyi. The other lead track, "蛇舞" (Snake Dance) is a duet with Lara Veronin, the lead female vocalist of Taiwanese band, Nan Quan Mama. The music video for "花海" (Ocean of Flowers) features Taiwanese actor Baron Chen, whom co-starred with Chou in Kung Fu Dunk.

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Reception

The album broke Chou's previous record for pre-order sales, with more than 90,000 copies ordered. To thank the fans for their support, JVR Music decided to include gifts of Capricorn poker cards and calendar. This inclusion was cited to be the reason for the delay of the release date to 14 October 2008. On the day of its release 887,000 copies were shipped across Asia.

The tracks "稻香" (Rice Aroma), "給我一首歌的時間" (Give Me the Time of a Song) and "說好的幸福呢" (Promised Happiness) are listed at number 3, 17 and 56 respectively on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2008.

The track, "稻香" (Rice Aroma) won one of the Top 10 Songs of the Year at the 2009 HITO Radio Music Awards presented by Taiwanese radio station Hit FM.

In 2009, the album was nominated for eight awards at the 20th Golden Melody Awards It was awarded Best Song of the Year for "稻香" (Rice Aroma), Best Music Video for Chou for "魔術先生" (Mr. Magic) and Best Male Mandarin Artist for Chou for his work on this album.

Track listing

All music composed by Jay Chou.

Music Videos

  • "稻香" (Rice Aroma) MV
  • "給我一首歌的時間" (Give Me the Time of a Song) MV
  • "說好的幸福呢" (Promised Happiness) MV - feat Chen Kuangyi
  • "魔術先生" (Mr. Magic) MV
  • "花海" (Ocean of Flowers) MV - feat Baron Chen
  • Track contents

    "Dragon Rider" 龍戰騎士 (Lóng Zhàn Qí Shì) The rap-rock song begins with a string instrument introduction, then jumps to the main rock part. In this track, the verses are rapped and sung, and the chorus is sung. Instruments include electric guitar and synthesizer.

    Leaked Versions

    Prior to 1 October, the airplay version of Rice Aroma (稻香), featuring voiceover commentary by Jay Chou, was widely available for download on mainland Chinese websites. Various track demos were also available for download.

    On 1 October, the entire album was leaked and instantly became widely available for download on Chinese websites. The album-leaks featured full-length non-demo MP3 files, unlike the previous leaks, and being of high quality with no sound edits. (Chinese sites are known to "tag" prerelease music files with a spoken voiceover of a website name, to state "ownership".) The leaked album totaled at 101MB, uncompressed (with each file at 320kbit, 44100 Hz Stereo).

    The leaked album featured false, alternate song titles, which were created by the sites that hosted the leaked files, and are different to the official song titles.

    1. 魔杰座 Capricorn (Mó Jié Zuò)
    2. 女儿红 Red Daughter
    3. 东方之殿 Eastern Palace
    4. 红楼梦中 Within the Dream of the Red Chamber (Hóng Lóu Mèng Zhōng)
    5. 失恋的青蛙 Love-lorn Frog
    6. 失落非主流 Lost Non-Mainstream
    7. 从新爱 Start to Love
    8. 大灌蓝 Big Slam Dunk
    9. 达芬奇的画布 Da Vinci's Canvas
    10. 小丑 Clown
    11. 稻香 Rice Aroma (Dào Xiāng)

    JVR Music has filed a police report against the leakage.

    Songs

    蛇舞 / スネーク・ダンス2:55
    花海 / 花の海4:24
    魔術先生 / Mr.マジシャン3:48

    References

    Capricorn (Jay Chou album) Wikipedia


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