Common Jasmin Orange

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Common Jasmine Orange
Common Jasmine Orange cover
Studio album 七里香 by Jay Chou
Released February 3, 2004
Recorded August–November 2003
Genre Mandopop
Length 42:30
Language Mandarin
Label Sony Music Taiwan
Producer Alfa Music
Jay Chou chronology
Hidden Track EP
尋找周杰倫EP
(2003)
Common Jasmine Orange
七里香
(2004)
Incomparable Jay Concert Live
2004無與倫比演唱會
(2004)
Singles from Common Jasmine Orange
  1. "七里香 Qī Lǐ Xiāng"
    Released: November 21, 2003
  2. "擱淺 Gē Qiǎn"
    Released: January 4, 2004

Common Jasmine Orange (Chinese: 七里香; pinyin: Qī Lǐ Xiāng; literally: "Seven Mile Fragrance") is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Jay Chou's fifth Mandarin studio album. It was released on February 3, 2004[1] by Alfa Music and distributed by Sony Music Taiwan.

The first lead tracks, "七里香" (Common Jamsine Orange) is a mid-tempo ballad. The other lead tracks, "擱淺" (Stranded) is a piano ballad and "止戰之殤" (Wounds of War) is mid-tempo piano rap number.

Reception[edit]

The tracks "七里香" (Common Jasmine Orange), "藉口" (Excuse) and "止戰之殤" (Wounds of War) are listed at number 1, 10 and 88 respectively on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2004.

The track, "七里香" (Common Jamsine Orange), won one of the Top 10 Songs of the Year and Best Loved Song by Audience at the 2005 HITO Radio Music Awards presented by Taiwanese radio station Hit FM.[2]

According to IFPI the album is listed at #42 on the Top 50 Global Best Selling Albums for 2004[3] and it won the Asia Album of The Year at the 2005 Metro Radio Mandarin Music Awards presented by Hong Kong radio station Metro Info,[4] as well as one of the Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year and Highest Selling Mandarin Album of the Year at the 2004 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards, presented by the Hong Kong branch of IFPI.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Jay Chou.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "我的地盤" (Wǒ De Dì Pán My Territory) Vincent Fang 4:02
2. "七里香" (Qī Lǐ Xiāng Common Jasmine Orange) Vincent Fang 4:57
3. "藉口" (Jiè Kǒu Excuse) Jay Chou 4:18
4. "外婆" (Wài Pó Grandmother) Jay Chou 4:02
5. "將軍" (Jiāng Jūn Checkmate) Jun-Lang Huang (黃俊郎) 3:22
6. "擱淺" (Gē Qiǎn Stranded) Devon Song 3:58
7. "亂舞春秋" (Luàn Wǔ Chūn Qiū Chaotic Dance of Spring and Autumn) Vincent Fang 4:37
8. "困獸之鬥" (Kùn Shòu Zhī Dòu Duel of Trapped Beasts) Will Liu 4:27
9. "園遊會" (Yuán Yóu Huì Carnival) Vincent Fang 4:13
10. "止戰之殤" (Zhǐ Zhàn Zhī Shāng Wounds of War) Vincent Fang 4:34

Charts[edit]

Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart - 2004
Track name Position
"七里香" (Common Jamsine Orange) #1[6]
"藉口" (Excuse) #10[6]
"止戰之殤" (Wounds of War) #88[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) JVR Music Common Jamsine Orange album info February 3, 2004. Retrieved 2011-04-08
  2. ^ (Chinese) Liberty Times 2005 HITO Radio Music Awards winners list Retrieved 2011-05-05
  3. ^ IFPI Top 50 Global Best Selling Albums for 2004
  4. ^ (Chinese) Sina.com Metro Radio Mandarin Music Awards 2005 winners list 5 August 2005. Retrieved 2011-04-08
  5. ^ (Chinese) IFPI Hong Kong 2004 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards winners list Retrieved 2011-04-19
  6. ^ a b (Chinese) Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2004 (#1 to 50) Retrieved 2011-04-08
  7. ^ (Chinese) Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2004 (#51 to 100) Retrieved 2011-04-08

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