Migrant Workers Lovesong

Feature

Friday, November 16, 2007

100 million Chinese have left rural homes to work in the booming cities of northern China. Their lives are hard, dangerous, and lonely. Songwriter Chen Xing wants to soothe their troubled minds. Produced by Gideon D’Arcangelo.

    Music Playlist
  1. First Snow of 2002
    Artist: Dao Lang
    Album: First Snow of 2002
    Label: Senses Music
  2. The Fields Have Turned Brown
    Artist: The Stanley Brothers
    Album: The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers
    Label: Sony
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. Migrant Workers Love Song
    Artist: Chen Xing
    Album: Bei Piao
    Label: Sky Music

Contributors:

Gideon D'Arcangelo

Comments [4]

Rob W ((Studio 360 auxiliary staffer) from NJ

Comrades, I did find a Chen Xing video here, although a rather slick production compared to what you hear in the piece:

http://www.ku6.com/show/m0cIyLCAhEyBh7I3.html

Probably others out there if you can navigate the Chinese characters! Maybe even on the site Jenny mentions. You can also try googling his name (if you can see this on your computer): 陈星

Dec. 27 2007 11:25 AM
David from St. Louis

I enjoyed the music and would love to find more information. Thanks for the website referral noted in earliers comments.

Nov. 27 2007 02:47 PM
Jenny Lawton from Studio 360

Hi Ezra -- Unfortunately, Chen Xing's album isn't available outside the People's Republic of China. But here's his site: http://www.cx108.com/

Nov. 20 2007 02:46 PM
ezra from dallas

Where can I find Chen Xing's music?

Nov. 18 2007 02:44 AM

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