Castle (Jolin Tsai album)

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Castle
Jolin Tsai-Castle-cover.jpg
Standard edition artwork
Studio album by Jolin Tsai
Released February 27, 2004
Recorded 2003
Studio M.E Studio, Alfa Studio, Life Studio
Genre Pop
Length 41:02
Language Chinese
Label Sony
Producer Bing Wang, Peter Lee, Jay Chou, Jamie Hsueh, Huang Yi, G-Power
Jolin Tsai chronology
The Age of Innocence
(2003)
Castle
(2004)
Born to Be a Star
(2004)
Jolin Tsai studio album chronology
Magic
(2003)
Castle
(2004)
J-game
(2005)

Castle (Chinese: 城堡) is the sixth studio album by Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai (Chinese: 蔡依林). It was released on February 27, 2004, by Sony Music Taiwan.[1] Following the success of her last studio album, Magic (2003), Tsai continued to secure her A-list status with the new release.[2] Tsai again rang up huge sales with the album, which further increased her popularity in her native Taiwan as well as in other Asian countries.[3] The album has sold more than 2 million copies in Asia,[2] with more than 300,000 copies sold in Taiwan alone,[4] and made her the best-selling female singer of the year in Taiwan.[4] The second track, "It's Love", reached number 8 on the Hit FM Annual Top 100 Singles.[5] The opening track, "36 Tricks of Love", reached number 78 on the chart.[5] The album earned Tsai an MTV Asia Award nomination for Favorite Artist Taiwan.[6] The music video of the lead single, "Pirates", earned Tsai an MTV Video Music Award Japan nomination for Best Buzz Asia.[7]

Track listing[edit]

Castle – Standard edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Producer(s) Length
1. "36 Tricks of Love" (愛情三十六計) Kiki Hu Savan Kotecha, Andrew Marcus Frampton, Wayne Wilkins Bing Wang 3:35
2. "It's Love" (就是愛) Simon Liang Jay Chou Bing Wang 4:17
3. "The Smell of Lemon Grass" (檸檬草的味道) Francis Lee Peter Lee Peter Lee 4:31
4. "Pirates" (海盜) Issac Chen Jay Chou Jay Chou 4:36
5. "The Starter" (始作俑者) Jolin Tsai Jamie Hsueh Jamie Hsueh 4:35
6. "Love Love Love" Simon Liang Konstantin Meladze Huang Yi 3:47
7. "Disappearing Castle" (消失的城堡) Kevin Yi Alex Chang-Chien Peter Lee 4:10
8. "Nice Cat" (乖貓) Issac Chen Anna Lidner, Charles Kwashie Tamakloe Bing Wang 3:31
9. "Priority" (第一優先) Francis Lee Dawn Joseph, Henry Gorman Bing Wang 3:34
10. "Rewind" (倒帶) Vincent Fang Jay Chou G-Power 4:26
Total length: 41:02

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castle - Jolin Tsai | User Reviews | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Jolin Tsai Prefers The Mr Nice Guy Approach". MensHealth. 2016-01-20. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  3. ^ Editors, AskMen. "Jolin Tsai". AskMen. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  4. ^ a b "蔡依林十年音乐路②:Sony时期"梦幻公主"_娱乐_腾讯网". ent.qq.com. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 
  5. ^ a b "Hitoradio‧Hit Fm --華人音樂入口指標". www.hitoradio.com. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  6. ^ "双姝角逐MTV亚洲音乐奖布兰妮艾薇儿亚洲抢地盘_影音娱乐_新浪网". ent.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  7. ^ ""2005 MTV buzz ASIA大奖"公布候选名单_影音娱乐_新浪网". ent.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2016-12-20.