Taiwanese Pop Music
Idol singers are showing up not precisely
for their good
voice, but for their appearance.
They are handsome
boys, or cute girls that call audience
attention, specially teenagers.
It's not only
idol's appearance, but also thay
have to be nice
or dance well. People buy idol singers
because they want to be up-to-date.
these singers appearance attract
In the past, Western music influenced
specially on teenagers. Teenagers
didn't care if
they could understand the lirics
of Western songs.
They just wanted to be on top of
the Western music
scene. Teenagers also imitated the
fashions on the
album covers. Then, singers in Taiwan
Western styles. Besides, groups
like LA Boyz brought
into Taiwan their music with their
I think that there was a big success
culture. But, as it was mention
in class, local singers
can imitate Western styles, but
probably it won't fit
the local singer. Because they can't
cultures brainchild. However, there
are local singers
that are trying to create their
Some Taiwanese-dialect singers create
their own music,
reflection their own culture.
Western albums are well sold in
Taiwan, and it's
important to have knowledge of Western
are also local singers that are
good for their voice rather
than their appearance. But, "idol
singer" should show
up more for their talents.