FM S.H.E

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FM S.H.E
FM S.H.E (Future Radio Edition) cover
Studio album 我的電台 by S.H.E
Released 23 September 2008 (2008-09-23)
Genre Mandopop
Length 52:48
Language Mandarin
Label HIM International Music
Producer S.H.E, David Tao
S.H.E chronology
Play
(2007)
FM S.H.E
我的電台
(2008)
Map of Love
愛的地圖
(2009)
FM S.H.E (Retro Radio Edition) cover

FM S.H.E (Chinese: 我的電台; literally: "My station") is the ninth studio album by Taiwanese Mandopop girl group S.H.E. It was released on 23 September 2008 by HIM International Music in two editions: FM S.H.E (Retro Radio Edition) (我的電台 復古電台版)[1] and FM S.H.E (Future Radio Edition) (我的電台 未來電台版) which contains a bonus DVD with two music videos and behind-the-scene footage.[2]

The album contains 12 tracks and members of the group take on the persona of radio hosts, which is interspersed with three radio station-esque snippets. The track "安静了" (It's Quiet Now), with lyrics rewritten by Selina, is a cover of "安靜" (Silence) by Taiwanese artist Jay Chou, which was released in his second album Fantasy.

From December 2007 to September 2008, the music video for "宇宙小姐" (Miss Universe) was the year's 5th most popular music video, having been requested over 32 million times.[3]

Reception[edit]

The album debuted at number one on Taiwan's G-Music Top 20 Weekly Mandarin and Combo Charts, and Five Music Chart at week 38 (19 to 25 September 2008) with a percentage sales of 35.81%,[4] 17.9%[5] and 25.18%[6] respectively.

The tracks "安静了" (It's Quiet Now), "宇宙小姐" (Miss Universe) and "沿海公路的出口" (Coastal Highway Exit) are listed at number 14,[7] 68 and 84 respectively on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2008.[8]

The track, "安静了" (It's Quiet Now) won one of the Top 10 Songs of the Year at the 2009 HITO Radio Music Awards presented by Taiwanese radio station Hit FM.[9]

The album was awarded one of the Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year at the 2008 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards, presented by the Hong Kong branch of IFPI.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Remarks Length
1. "早安您好" (Zao An Nin Hao Good Morning) Shi Rencheng, Xu Ling Ella, Wang Zhi Ping talk piece 1:46
2. "我愛煩惱" (Wo Ai Fan Nao I Love Trouble) Lin Xi Fefe Dobson, Billy Steinberg, Josh Alexander[note 1]   3:27
3. "宇宙小姐" (Yu Zhou Xiao Jie Miss Universe) Lan Xiaoxie Robert Rosan, Jade Villalon   3:03
4. "沿海公路的出口" (Yan Hai Gong Lu De Chu Kou Coastal Highway exit) Huang Jianzhou Zheng Nan   4:21
5. "天亮了" (Tian Liang Le Dawn of the Genuine) Shi Rencheng Robert Rosan, Jade Villalon   3:27
6. "比你賤" (Bi Ni Jian Meaner Than You) Zheng Nan, Shi Rencheng Zheng Nan feat Judy Chou (周定緯) 3:11
7. "喜碧夫人時間" (Xi Bi Fu Ren Shi Jian Mrs. Hebe's Time)     talk piece 2:59
8. "女孩當自強" (Nu Hai Dang Zi Qiang Girls' Be Strong) Lan Xiaoxie Zheng Nan   4:49
9. "安静了" (An Jing Le It's Quiet Now) Selina Jay Chou, Lu Shaochun   4:31
10. "我是火星人" (Wo Shi Huo Xing Ren I'm A Martian) Lan Xiaoxie Zheng Nan, Venk   3:29
11. "612星球" (612 Xing Qiu Planet 612)       5:01
12. "店小二" (Dian Xiao Er Waiter) Cai Min You Huang Jianzhou   4:13
13. "熬夜DJ" (Ao Ye DJ Overnight DJ)     talk piece 1:01
14. "月光手札" (Yue Guang Shou Zha Moonlight Letters)       4:16
15. "酸甜" (Suan Tian Sweet and Sour)     feat Fahrenheit 3:13

Bonus DVD[edit]

FM S.H.E (Future Radio Edition)[11]
  1. Cover photoshoot behind-the-scene
  2. "宇宙小姐" (Miss Universe) MV behind-the-scene
  3. "宇宙小姐" (Miss Universe) MV
  4. "酸甜" (Sweet and Sour) MV behind-the-scene
  5. "酸甜" (Sweet and Sour) MV

Music videos[edit]

  • "沿海公路的出口" (Coastal Highway Exit) MV - co-stars Ella and Eddie Peng and directed by Chu Yu-ning (瞿友寧). It is about a girl whose boyfriend died due to a sea accident. The girl fell in love with another boy with similar traits as her ex, only to find out that he only treats her as a friend and he already have a girlfiend.
  • "安静了" (It's Quiet Now) MV - co-star Selina and Ethan Juan. Who plays a couple breaking up.

Charts[edit]

Chart Name Debut Position Week# / Week Dates of Peak Position Peak Position Percentage of Album Sales at Peak
G-Music Top 20 Mandarin Chart, Taiwan
風雲榜 (華語榜)
#1 #38 / 19 to 25 September 2008 #1 35.81%
G-Music Top 20 Combo Chart, Taiwan
風雲榜 (綜合榜)
#1 #38 / 19 to 25 September 2008 #1 17.9%
Five Music Taiwan
5大金榜
#1 #38 / 19 to 25 September 2008 #1 25.18%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a cover of "This Is My Life" (2006) by Fefe Dobson

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) HIM International Music FM S.H.E (Retro Radio Edition) album info 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2011-05-20
  2. ^ (Chinese) HIM International Music FM S.H.E (Future Radio Edition) album info 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2011-05-20
  3. ^ 沸点榜评:最热门音乐录影带(2007/12/01-2008/09/30) (in Chinese). 2009-02-14. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  4. ^ (Chinese) G-Music Top 20 Mandarin Chart This links to the current week only - search for 2008 Week 38 at bottom of page. Retrieved 2010-15-20
  5. ^ (Chinese) G-Music Top 20 Combo Chart This links to the current week only - search for 2008 Week 38 at bottom of page. Retrieved 2010-15-20
  6. ^ (Chinese) 5 Music 2008 Week 38 chart Retrieved 2010-15-20
  7. ^ (Chinese) HITO Radio Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2008 (#1 to 50) Retrieved 2011-05-20
  8. ^ (Chinese) HITO Radio Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2008 (#51 to 100) Retrieved 2011-05-20
  9. ^ (Chinese) HITO Radio 2009 HITO Radio Music Awards winners list 15 June 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-25
  10. ^ IFPI Hong Kong 2008 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards winners list Retrieved 2011-04-19
  11. ^ Yesasia.com FM S.H.E (Future Radio Edition) album info 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2011-05-20

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