22 October 2012

似水流年

If I could listen to only one song for the rest of my life, this (music composed by Kitaro) would be it (even ahead of Bach and Puccini!). Anita Mui or Leslie Cheung version? Impossible to choose between them. I love both equally. Haunting, soulful, touching to the core. Sadly, both artists left us in 2003. Will be missed always. Here's my humble rendition of "Like Water Flows the Years".

2 comments:

Don C said...

Love it...

Ever since you first shared this song some time back and I heard it for the first time then, it has become one of the 'Most Played' song in my head. Many a time, I would catch myself humming along as the song spontaneously rises and plays in my head, leaving a most haunting trace and lingering in the mind indeed...

Thanks.

[Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung are truly star-crossed stars. Such Beauty and Tragedy at the heart of their careers and lives. If only...

After the double loss in 2003, I remember thinking about the 1996 film, 金枝玉葉 II (the sequel to 金枝玉葉/He's a Woman, She's a Man); where Leslie and Anita Mui played roles which probably came as close as it could to their real-life personalities and struggles:
dealing with superstardom and the loneliness at the top, struggling with multiple identities and your true self, the joy of finally finding a soulmate, and the despair of finding out that in the end, we all are alone...
]

Taichiseal said...

Thanks Don.

Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur (= Him whom the Gods love, die young)