C-Pop Artist Of The Week (Mar. 16 – Mar. 22) – Jess Lee

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Jess Lee (Chinese: 李佳薇; pinyin: Lǐ JiāWēi, born June 1, 1988 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia), is a finalist and grand winner of the popular televised singing competition One Million Star (7th Season) in Taiwan. She is the first Malaysian to win in the competition and broke the record of scoring the highest mark (30) four times consecutively in the final round.[2] She currently resides in Taiwan and has graduated from the National Taiwan University as an exchange student. In September 2011, Lee’s first album, Thank You My Love (感謝愛人), was debuted under the label of Warner Music Taiwan. She released her second album, Heaven/Cliff, in 2014 and a third album is currently planned for 2015. Source

Featured Songs

煎熬 Suffering

撤 Remove

強求 Force To

快快說愛我 Say You Love Me

Other Songs

大火 Burn
像天堂的懸崖 Cliff to the Heaven
忍不住想念 Hard to Forget
真話 Truth
微戀愛 Simple Love
納愛來 Give Me Love
誰的愛 Waiting For Love
都會好的 It Will Be Better


When I first heard “Suffering” i thought it was amazing and had high hopes for Jess. Unfortunately, I ended up being disappointed when I listened to her first album. The rest of the songs on the album were nowhere near as good. The second album is much better though, but not in terms of music quality. She didn’t drastically improve, or improve at all really. The songs were mostly at the same level but this album was more consistent throughout, which made it a better album overall.

I’m still not sure what to make of Jess. She is talented and has a great voice, but I don’t feel that she is living up to her potential. She can be boring at times and you can’t help but compare every ballad to “Suffering” and expect more. I sound like I don’t like her very much, but she does have good songs. I am featuring her this week mostly because of what she could be. I’ll see what she does with this upcoming third album to decide if i’m a fan or not.

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