Cui Jian played in Beijing last Saturday – Taipei Times

Cuijian From Taipei Times:

China’s godfather of electric rock Cui Jian assaulted Beijing late Saturday with his loud and angry wall of sound in his first officially sanctioned concert in the capital in 12 years. Some 10,000 fans gathered in the Capital Gymnasium to hear the 44 year-old perform the latest versions of his songs, many of which have been banned by a government wary of Cui’s social and political criticisms.

“It was 12 years ago that I last performed here just after the release of the Balls Under the Red Flag album,” the Beijing-born, classically trained musician told the crowd.


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