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OMG, are you watching?? I can hear millions of Asian girls swooning~~~ Wang Lee-Hom and Bi singing Beijing Beijing Wo Ai Beijing!!!! Poor Kelly Chen… who? Where was Guan Zhe, though??

Wo Ai Beijing - Lee Hom Wang and Bi Rain

American-Chinese musician Wang Lee-Hom, and Korean musician Bi (Rain) perform together Beijing Beijing Wo Ai Beijing in the Closing Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

Are you waiting for London? Eh, No~ What the heck was that, London? That looked more like a Superbowl half-time entertainment than an Olympic closing performance. We all love some Beckham… and some people love themselves some Leona Lewis and then some Led Zeppelin… but that was just so anticlimactic.

Anyway, going back. Closing ceremony was not as HOLY-CRAP-CAN’T-BELIEVE-THAT-I’M-SEEING-THIS, but it was pretty good. LOL’ I am still swooning over Wang Lee-Hom and Bi together….

I think one of my favorite parts was when the performers made the Olympic logo, because I’m so-oh-in-love with Dancing Beijing… unlike the ‘unnamed’??? 2012 London Logo. While watching the whole London Olympic sequence, I couldn’t help but think about school Motion Graphics. Yes, sure… aim at young people, but don’t alienate the older viewers. My mother sure didn’t appreciate that~~

Dancing Beijing - Memory Tower

Performers make the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics logo, Dancing Beijing, on the Memory Tower.

Moving on… again! Placido Domingo made an apperance! He sang alongside Song Zuying (which the dude on TV made sound like ‘Son Su Jin,’ which made me think she was Korean).

Hmm… will look for photos. Photos are everything… or at least a video clip. Did you swoon? Lee-Hom Wang and Bi deserve my swooning~~~ I hope you swooned!! xD

**EDIT** 8.54pm – Found some photos!
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And here you are! xD More lyrics for your singing enjoyment~~~

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Have you got Beijing Olympic fever yet? I’ve noticed many are searching for “Wo he Ni” (aka, You and Me) Lyrics, so I decided to do another Olympic music post because I didn’t see many blogging about this.

Besides from You and Me, there’s the album, The Official Album for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, which is a double-disc album that includes “Beijing Huan Ying Ni” (aka. Beijing Welcomes You), We Are Ready, and One World One Dream, Beijing Beijing Wo Ai Beijing… among other songs, performed by a broad variety of Chinese (and some other Asian) singers like… Jay Chou, Wei Wei, Joey Yung, Lee Hom Wang *dokidoki*, Jackie Chan, Coco Lee, Nicholas Tse and Andy Lau just to name a few~~~

Of course, the double-disc is filled with ‘patriotic’ and very Chinese-feeling songs, which is great because the Beijing Olympics are being held in China, damn it! LOL’ So what’s the need to create a mediocre ‘western’ version?? Yes, on my search for the Beijing Olympic songs, I came upon The Olympics Album – One World One Dream, which features singers like…. Avril Lavigne singing Keep Holding On (from the average, if not mediocre soundtrack of Eragon), the 2002 (yes, I said 2002) hit Get the Party Started by Pink, Backstreet Boys singing Helpless When She Smiles (what does this have to do with the Olympics??), Westlife singing Us Against the World, Waiting for the World to Change by John Mayer… and other artists.

You can see for yourself in YesAsia.com
Beijing 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Music Album
The Olympics Album – One World One Dream

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