The Breathing – The Breathing [1991]

Country China          

Style Glam/Hard Rock

Rating 83/100

Band Members Gao Qi – Guitar, Zhao Muyang – Drums, Wei Hua – Vocals, Zhou Shidong – Keyboard, Gu Zhong – Bass, Cao Jun – Guitar

Tracks 01. I Wanna Hold You Everytime, 02. Just Want You Stare to Me, 03. Come Back, 04. Through the Times, 05. Separate Is Too Late, 06. Wave Your Hands, 07. Bustle No More, 08. Let Me Stronger, 09. Don’t Need Say Anything, 10. Lights of Love

Profile This is properly one of the most influence but also under rated and forgotten records in Chinese rock history! The Breathing was a melodic hard rock band from Beijing formed in 1989 by Gao Qi and Cao Jun. Gao Qi is an excellent musician and his music is influenced by Bon Jovi and Skid Row’s style and later became a rock star himself with his own band Overload.

Their female vocalist Wei Hua was joined the band in 1990. Wei Hua was a legend and one of the most famous TV/Radio host through out the nation before she decided to challenge a rock band and be the first chinese rock lady in an overall male-dominated genre. In 1991 the band released their self titled album with the hit “Just Want You Stare To Me”.

In September 1991 the main songwriter of the band and guitarist Gao Qi left “The Breathing”, and  he formerd another Hard Rock/Power band named “Overload”. At “China’s Olympic Dreams”- Festival the band gave the last official gig. After that Wei Hua leave the band in 1993 and she released her first solo album “New World” in 1996. That was the end of the band.

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