It’s been 20 years since Leslie Cheung tragically passing away and how time had quickly gone.
So many things have changed in Hong Kong for the past 20 years and the thing that never changed has been the legacy of Cheung’s music & movies. His immense body of works is filled with superb excellence. From drama to comedy, it shows no boundaries.
With 2023, there are several commemorations since the past three years in Hong Kong and the world was hit with COVID-19 restrictions. With the easing of restrictions, activities events have been opened up. The one happening on April 1st is the Leslie Cheung Commemorative Concert.
The shock and sadness of what happened on April 1st is engrained in everyone’s mind. Cheung’s legacy from music and movies continue to live on as he inspired a lot of new fans to enjoy his talent. Cheung is considered the pioneering symbol of LGBTQ2S+ rights.
Posted below are recommendations and favourites of Leslie Cheung’s songs. Just recently, a new album consisting of remixes of the classic songs which is on Spotify. Also posted a clip from a radio program in Hong Kong. It aired on March 31, 2023.
We still miss Leslie!
From Vani’s program, 雲妮鍾情 (English title – Vanila Sky), a clip from her Leslie Cheung special. It’s a mix of her past interview with Leslie and song used is 春夏秋冬 (The Four Seasons). Press play to listen.
From Spotify, released in 2023, Remembrance Leslie.
Favorite music video – 想你 (Missing You)
Quality is not great. From a chocolate Korean commercial starring Leslie Cheung. English song – To You.