Hong Kong based rock star Candy Lo is the face of the forth-coming Yoropoiko ladieswear collection which will be launching in Europe very soon.
Before going solo Candy Lo was the lead vocalist in Hong Kong based rock band Black & Blue. Before the band released any material, they used to perform independently of Black & Blue as a band as well.
In 1998 Candy Lo was signed to Sony Music, thus starting her solo career. Her first release under Sony was an EP called Unnecessary To Want..Perfect Can Be Terrible (ä¸éœ€è¦..å®Œç¾Žå¾—å¯æ€•). For this record she won a Golden Award in the same year. The style of this release continued on from her rock past with Black & Blue. In winter 1998, Candy released a second record called Miao, the title of which refers to Candy’s love of cats and how “they listen while people sometimes don’t.” The album didn’t sell as much copies as expected. Producer Kubert Leung blamed the public, who “failed to grasp the concept of the album”.
Lo’s 3rd album, Get Close To Candy Lo (è²¼è¿‘ç›§å·§éŸ³), released in 1999, set itself apart from the mainstream music that year by adding a philharmonic orchestra to her mix of rock and pop. In 2000 Candy Lo again released 2 records, Colour Release (è‰²æ”¾) and Muse. In July 2001 Candy Lo released Fantasy. Fantasy contained the radio hit The Sword And Spear Don’t Enter (åˆ€æžªä¸å…¥) as well as Call (å‘å–Š), the theme song for the movie Final Fantasy. Lo’s 1st compilation album titled Like To Love (å–œæ¡æˆ€æ„›) was also released in the year.
The release of her 2002 album Appreciate The Taste Of Life (è³žå‘³äººé–“) marked Candy’s career with her first smash hit Better To be Apart (å¥½å¿ƒåˆ†æ‰‹) for which you collaborated with fellow singer Lee Hom Wang. Promotional picture of “Candy’s Airline”On April 26, 2003 Candy’s Airline (ç³–æžœèˆªç©º) is was released. In that same year Candy released a concept album titled Flower Talk (èŠ±è¨€.å·§èªž), which combined mellow as well as more upbeat tunes with a classical hint to them. Three months later Candy Lo released True Music 1st Flight Live 2003, a collection of live renditions of songs released between 1998 and 2003 plus a few covers such as Wong Jim’s Forget Him (å¿˜è¨˜ä»–), made famous by Teresa Teng. All of these were performed during a concert in Hong Kong.
Promotional picture of “Evolution Theory (å¤©æ¼”è«–)”Evolution Theory (å¤©æ¼”è«–) released in 2005, was the last album she recorded before parting company with Sony. It is less mainstream than her previous two albums. However, like Flower Talk, this album deals with spiritual issues such as the uncertainty of the future in Junk Girl Of Dystopia (æ•µæ‰˜é‚¦çš„æ‹¾è’å§‘å¨˜) and departure in Sutra For Seeing Souls Off (é€é‚ç¶“). On June 11 2007, Candy Lo released her 10th album “Process” after joining her new record company “WOW Music”. Candy Lo is the first artist to release USB flash memory digital album in Asia. Process contained radio hit “Can’t Even Love”(æ„›åˆ°ä¸èƒ½). Her mandarin song “Run Slowly” (èµ°æ…¢é»ž) is also available at Candy’s website at http://candylo.hk which has a hit rate of more than 200,000 times.