Advertisement

Mandarin cover of Coldplay’s ‘Yellow’ breaks charts on Spotify

It’s been less than a month since Crazy Rich Asians was released in the Philippines (Aug. 22), and the Chinese cover of Coldplay’s 2000 song “Yellow”, which plays over the final scenes of the movie, has reached number one on the Spotify Viral 50 Global and Philippines charts.

Mandarin cover of Coldplay’s ‘Yellow’ breaks charts on Spotify
Constance Wu and Henry Golding in one of the final scenes of 'Crazy Rich Asian' where the Mandarin version of 'Yellow' is played.
The single is also number one in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Singapore Viral 50 charts. Currently, “Yellow” is the No. 2 spot on the local Viral 50 chart. 

Recorded by Katherine Ho, a 19-year-old Chinese American who competed on the tenth season of The Voice (US), the iconic song almost didn’t make the final cut till the band approved the request within 24 hours of a heartfelt email from Director Jon M. Chu on what the song meant to the Asian community.

The song, inspired by Li Wenqi who performed the song on The Voice of China, is also featured on the official Crazy Rich Asians (Original Motion Picture soundtrack) page on Spotify

Topics: Li Wenqi , Katherine Ho , Coldplay , Jon Chu , Yellow , Coldplay
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by manilastandard.net readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandard.net. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementKPPI
Advertisement