My Other Self

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My Other Self
My other self.jpg
My Other Self cover
Studio album 任意門 by Rainie Yang
Released 7 September 2007 (2007-09-07)
Genre Mandopop
Length 39:20
Label Sony Music Taiwan
Rainie Yang chronology
Meeting Love
遇上愛
(2006)
My Other Self
任意門
(2007)
Not Yet a Woman
半熟宣言
(2008)

My Other Self (Chinese: 任意門; pinyin: Ren Yi Men; literally: "Anywhere Door") is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Rainie Yang's (Chinese: 楊丞琳) third Mandarin studio album. It was released by Sony Music Taiwan on 7 September 2007.[1] A second edition, My Other Self (Special Collectible Edition) (CD+DVD) was released on 18 October 2007 with a bonus DVD which contains five music videos.[2]

The album features ten tracks, which includes "缺氧" (Lacking Oxygen), the ending theme and "完美比例" (Perfect Example), an insert song of Taiwanese drama, Why Why Love, starring Rainie Yang, Mike He and Kingone Wang.

Reception[edit]

The album debuted at number one on Taiwan's G-Music Weekly Top 20 Mandarin and Combo Charts; and Five Music Chart at week 36 (7 to 13 September) with a percentage sales of 18.86%,[3] 10.11%,[4] and 18.55%[5] respectively.

The track "缺氧" (Lacking Oxygen) is listed at number 64 on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2007[6] and also was nominated for Top 10 Gold Songs at the Hong Kong TVB8 Awards, presented by television station TVB8, in 2007.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "狼來了" Lang Lai Le (Wolf Coming)
  2. "任意門" Ren Yi Men (Magic Door)
  3. "缺氧" Que Yang (Lacking Oxygen) - ending theme song of Why Why Love
  4. "倔強" Jue Qiang (Stubborn)
  5. "帽子戲法" Mao Zi Xi Fa (Hat Trick)
  6. "你是壞人" Ni Shi Huai Ren (You Are A Bad Guy) - cover of Love Me(千面女孩) by Lee Jung Hyun (李貞賢)
  7. "第二個自己" Di Er Ge Zi Ji (The Second Me)
  8. "幸福果子" Xing Fu Guo Zi (Fruit Of Happiness)
  9. "完美比例" Wan Mei Bi Li (Perfect Proportion) - insert song of Why Why Love
  10. "學會" Xue Hui (Learned)

Music videos[edit]

  • "狼來了" Lang Lai Le (Wolf Coming) MV
  • "任意門" Ren Yi Men (Anywhere Door) MV
  • "缺氧" Que Yang (Lacking Oxygen) MV
  • "倔強" Jue Qiang (Stubborn) MV
  • "完美比例" Wan Mei Bi Li (Perfect Proportion) MV

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) Sony Music Taiwan My Other Self album info 7 September 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-08
  2. ^ Yesasia.com My Other Self (Special Collectible Edition) album info 18 October 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-08
  3. ^ (Chinese) G-Music Weekly Top 20 Mandarin Chart This links to the current week only - search for 2007 Week 36 at bottom of page. Retrieved 2011-06-29
  4. ^ (Chinese) G-Music Weekly Top 20 Combo Chart This links to the current week only - search for 2007 Week 36 at bottom of page. Retrieved 2011-06-29
  5. ^ (Chinese) 5 Music Chart This links to the current week only - search for 2007 Week 36 at bottom of page. Retrieved 2011-06-29
  6. ^ (Chinese) HITO Radio Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart 2007 Retrieved 2011-06-29
  7. ^ (Chinese) Sina.com Hong Kong TVB8 Awards 2007 Top 10 Gold Songs nomination list 14 December 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-29

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