Paul Wong (musician)

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Paul Wong (Musician)
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Chinese name 黃貫中 (traditional)
Jyutping Wong4 Gun3 Chung1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Paul Wong, Wong Koon Chung
Origin Hong Kong
Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, designer
Genre(s) Alternative rock, Chinese rock, Cantopop, Hard rock, pop rock
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, upright bass, keyboards, drums
Years active 1985-present
Associated acts Beyond, Hann
Partner(s) Athena Chu
Children A daughter

Paul Wong Koon-Chung (born 31 March 1964) is a Hong Kong musician, singer, and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the Hong Kong rock band Beyond.

Wong started off doing artwork for Beyond before joining in 1985. In the 1980s, Paul performed one of Beyond's most popular songs, "Dai Dei", which means "Big Land."

Known for his extraordinary guitar techniques, the guitar manufacturer, Ovation, have custom made acoustic guitars for him.

After Beyond split up in 2005, Paul pursued a solo career with his new band Hann and the Postman.[1]

On 18 October 2006, Paul held his second solo concert in Hong Kong Coliseum, and released the sixth solo album on 17 November.

Paul Wong is currently endorsed by Fender and Ovation.

Since 1998 Paul has dated with actress Athena Chu. They married in 2012 and has a daughter.

Equipment[edit]

Guitars:

Amps and others :

  • Mesa Boogie pre-amp & power amp
  • Mesa Boogie 4x12 cabinets
  • Marshall Cabinets
  • Fender Strap
  • Other rack mount systems
  • Likes to play 2k8

Discography[edit]

  • Paul Wong Collection (2013)
  • Concerto in A minor (2011)
  • Let's Fight! (2008) (multi-bands festival; compilation/live & 1 new studio song)
  • Existence (2007) (Mandarin version of the 2004 album)
  • Madman's Work (2006) (EP)
  • 903 id Club Sammy and Kitty Musical - Akapi Shooting Incident (2005)
  • Existence (2004)
  • Play It Loud (2002)
  • Common Root (EP) (2002) (Part 2; originally a double album)
  • Black and White (2001) (Part 1; originally a double album)
  • Yellow Paul Wong (2001)

Filmography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Years of glory". the star online. 4 April 2008. Retrieved 25 March 2010. 

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