Jay (album)

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Jay
Jay Self-Title Album cover
Studio album 周杰倫同名專輯 by Jay Chou
Released 6 November 2000 (2000-11-06)
Recorded February - August 2000
Genre Mandopop
Length 42:49
Language Mandarin
Label Sony Music Taiwan
Producer Alfa Music
Jay Chou chronology
Jay
周杰倫同名專輯
(2000)
Fantasy
范特西
(2001)

Jay (traditional Chinese: 周杰倫同名專輯; simplified Chinese: 周杰伦同名专辑; pinyin: zhōu jié lún tóng míng zhuān jí) is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Jay Chou's debut Mandarin solo studio album. It was released on 6 November 2000[1] by Alfa Music and distributed by Sony Music Taiwan with a VCD containing seven music videos.[2]

The tracks "可愛女人" (Adorable Lady) is listed at number 74 on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2000.[3] and "星晴" (Starry Mood) at number 80 on the same chart for 2001.[4]

The album was awarded one of the Top 10 Selling Mandarin Albums of the Year at the 2001 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards, presented by the Hong Kong branch of IFPI.[5] It was also nominated for five awards at the 12th Golden Melody Awards in 2001, including Best New Artist for Chou for his work on this album;[6] and won Best Mandarin Album.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Jay Chou.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "可愛女人" (Kě Ài Nǚ Rén Adorable Lady) Vivian Hsu 3:59
2. "完美主義" (Wán Měi Zhǔ Yì Perfectionism) Vincent Fang 4:04
3. "星晴" (Xīng Qíng Starry Mood) Jay Chou 4:19
4. "娘子" (Niáng Zǐ Wife) Vincent Fang 4:30
5. "鬥牛" (Dòu Niú Basketball Match) Vincent Fang 4:38
6. "黑色幽默" (Hēi Sè Yōu Mò Black Humor) Jay Chou 4:43
7. "伊斯坦堡" (Yī Sī Tǎn Bǎo Istanbul) Vivian Hsu 3:29
8. "印地安老斑鳩" (Yìn Dì Ān Lǎo Bān Jiū Ancient Indian Turtledove) Vincent Fang 5:04
9. "龍捲風" (Lóng Juǎn Fēng Tornado) Vivian Hsu 4:10
10. "反方向的鐘" (Fān Fāng Xiàng De Zhōng Counter-clockwise Clock) Vincent Fang 4:17

Music videos[edit]

  1. "可愛女人" (Adorable Lady) MV
  2. "黑色幽默" (Black Humor) MV
  3. "星晴" (Starry Mood) MV
  4. "完美主義" (Perfectionism) MV
  5. "娘子" (Wife) MV
  6. "鬥牛" (Basketball Match) MV
  7. "龍捲風" (Tornado) MV

Awards[edit]

12th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan - 2001
Award Nomination Result
Best Mandarin Album Jay (周杰倫同名專輯) Won
Best Composer Jay Chou for "可愛女人" (Adorable Lady) Nominated
Best Lyricist Vincent Fang for "娘子" (Wife) Nominated
Best Album Producer Jay Chou for Jay Nominated
Best New Artist Jay Chou Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) JVR Music Jay Self-Title Album info 6 November 2000. Retrieved 2011-03-26
  2. ^ Yesasia.com Jay Self-Title Album info 6 November 2000. Retrieved 2011-03-26
  3. ^ (Chinese) Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2000 (#51 to 100) Retrieved 2011-04-08
  4. ^ (Chinese) Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart- 2001 (#51 to 100) Retrieved 2011-04-08
  5. ^ IFPI Hong Kong 2001 IFPI Hong Kong Album Sales Awards winners list Retrieved 2011-04-19
  6. ^ (Chinese) GIO, Taiwan 12th Golden Melody Awards nomination list 28 April 2004. Retrieved 2011-04-15
  7. ^ (Chinese) GIO, Taiwan 12th Golden Melody Awards winners list 28 April 2004. Retrieved 2011-04-15

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