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Spotlight on a Star : Fahrenheit!

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Posted: 31 May 2007 at 2:13pm | IP Logged

this weeks Spotlight on a Star is none other than the Taiwanese boy band...


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Wu Zun


    Name: … / Wu Chun / Wu Zun
    Real name: … / Goh Kiat Chun
    Profession: Actor, Singer, Model
    Date of birth: 1980-Oct-10
    Birthplace: Brunei
    Height: 181cm
    Weight: 73kg
    Star sign: Libra
    Blood type: O
  • Family members: Dad, older sister, older brother

    Wu zun was born and raised in Brunei for most of his life, later graduating with distinction at RMIT, in Melbourne, Australia. He was introduced to the entertainment industry during a trip to Taiwan. A television producer discovered him during this trip, and recommended him to play the lead male role of Tokyo Juliet, which Wu accepted.

    Wu zun has starred in the following dramas:
    KO One (2005)
    The X-Family (2007)
    Romantic Princess (Scheduled for 2008 release)


    Aaron

Name: †] / Yan Ya Lun
English Name: Aaron Yan
Real Name: … / Wu Genglin
Profession: Singer, Actor
Date of birth: 1986-Nov-20
Birthplace: Taiwan
Height: 177cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood type: O
Star Sign: Scorpio
  • Family members: mother, father, younger sister

    Arron Yan moved to New York, USA at a young age but later returned to Taiwan for high school and college, currently attending Chinese Culture University. Around early 2005, Comic producers had been searching for elite bloggers around the web. They discovered Yan, who, at that time, was really popular online, and thus recommended him to go casting for a role in a drama. Yan thought it was a fraud at first, but after several tests, he realized that it was true.

    Aaron has starred in the following dramas:
    I Love my Wife (2004)
    It Started with a Kiss (2005)
    KO One (2005)
    The X-Family (2007)
    It Started with a Kiss 2 (Scheduled for 2008 release)

    Jiro



  • Name: –| / Wang Dong Cheng
    English Name: Jiro Wang
    Nickname: –| / Da Dong
    Profession: Actor, Singer, Model
    Date of birth: 1981-Aug-24
    Birthplace: Taiwan
    Height: 180cm
    Weight: 67kg
    Star sign: Virgo
  • Blood type: O

    Jiro Wang graduated in Taiwan's Fu-Shin College. He was first asked to join the entertainment business because of his good looks and singing talent that he showed at a singing competition. Because of company difficulties, he failed to release an album, so therefore decided to continue his career in the industry by working backstage, mainly in charge of fashion designing and other designing necessities, as well as commercial modeling. He was approached again around 2004, when his acting career began

    Jiro has starred in the following dramas:
    The Pawnshop No.8(2004)
    It Started with a Kiss (2005)
    KO One (2005)
    Hana Kimi (2006)
    The X-Family (2007)
    It Started with a Kiss 2 (scheduled for 2008)
    Hana Kimi 2 (scheduled for 2008)


    Calvin


  • Name: / Chen Yi Ru
    English name: Calvin
    Real Name: / Chen Yi Ru
    Profession: Actor, Singer
    Birthdate: 1980-Nov-10
    Birthplace: Taiwan
    Height: 184cm
    Weight: 65kg
    Star sign: Scorpio
    Blood type: A
    Family members: Mom, dad, older sister, younger half sister Tracy

    After
    Calvin Chen graduated high school in Taiwan, he further pursued his college education in Canada, where he completed his masters degree in Economics at University of Victoria. He then further continued his life in Canada by joining a pageant-like competition (Sunshine Boyz) in Vancouver,where he won first place with a free ticket to Taiwan and a contract with a music company, as well as a role in a drama.

    Calvin has starred in the following dramas:
    KO One (2005)
    The X-Family (2007)
    Romantic Princess (Scheduled for 2008 release)


    Background

    Derived from the definition of fahrenheit, each of the four members represents a season or temperature that corresponds with their different personalities. Calvin Chen represents Spring, warm; Jiro Wang represents Summer, hot; Wu Zun represents Autumn, cool, and lastly, Arron Yan represents Winter, cold. Each of the four members also has his respective temperature represented on the Fahrenheit scale: Calvin Chen is at 77 degrees, Jiro Wang is at 95 degrees, Wu Zun is at 59 degrees, and Arron Yan is at 41 degrees.

    With the help of starring in popular dramas, Fahrenheit has been the fastest moving boy band and has quickly gained their status as one of the top boy bands of the year in Taiwan. In within a year, they had already debuted in over 30 different magazine covers all over Asia. They make frequent appearances in Taiwan's Play and Color magazine covers. After their predecessors F4, they are the second Taiwanese boy band to hold a concert in Indonesia with only just one album released. They already held two mini concerts: one in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia in March 31 and one in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong in April 19, 2007

    Fahrenheit attended to an opening ceremony for their new music label in Hong Kong, WOW Music, at Times Square, Hong Kong, on April 19, 2007, the same evening where they held their mini concert in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. They also attended with fellow label mate Tank as well as with other popular artists like Candy Lo and Mavis Fan. More than a thousand fans showed up at the mall, the majority being Fahrenheit's fans. There were fans who faced danger and climbed on roofs, cars, narrow roads, etc. to catch a glimpse of them. Some fans also fainted and were stepped on due to the amount of people. Over fifty security guards and ten policeman had to appear at the venue to protect Fahrenheit as well as the other artists. There were also some fans who rented vans to chase after Fahrenheit's vans. Some fans also became victims of car accidents because of this. At their mini concert in Hard Rock Cafe, the organizers had to cut down Fahrenheit's performance because the fans were going overboard and out of control. Fahrenheit expressed that they do no want their fans to do anything dangerous. Fahrenheit's company explained that if fans do not correct this behavior they will cut some of Fahrenheit's future trips to Hong Kong.



    Music


    1st Album
    Title : Fahrenheit
    Released: September 15, 2006
    Length: 48:31
    Language: Mandarin Chinese
    Label: HIM International Music


    Soundtrack Contributions


    KO One Original Soundtrack
    "Wandering Alone"
    "Teachable Child"



    Tokyo Juliet Original Soundtrack
    "Only Have Feelings for You"
    "To Own"


    Hana Kimi Original Soundtrack
    "I Really Really Like You"



    Awards

    2006

     

      Best Group, TVB8 Awards: Bronze
    • Best Foreign Newcomer, HK Metro Hits Awards
      2007 


    sweethoney06 IF-Rockerz
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    Posted: 31 May 2007 at 9:16pm | IP Logged
    oh my gosh sooo much info..that is awesome Big smile

    didn't know jiro was in the band as well..

    will listen to all the songs now Big smile
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    Posted: 31 May 2007 at 10:48pm | IP Logged
    i do love some of thier videos.btw here is the link to hanakimi mv featuring wu chun simply love him here.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT9FwoZhsgg
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    Posted: 01 June 2007 at 6:21am | IP Logged

    WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA..
    They so cuteeeee!! *faints*
    Thanx for the spotlight Khushh Day Dreaming..im on a daydream mode naw, they are all sooooooo adorablee.ahahha Embarrassed LOL

     

    P.S: I love ur siggy btw- esp the 'I Love Khush' one.Tongue



    Edited by raiinie - 01 June 2007 at 6:22am
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    Posted: 01 June 2007 at 12:19pm | IP Logged
    he's soooo cute...thnks!! totally enjoyed Big smile Big smile Big smile
    sweetsorrow18 IF-Rockerz
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    Posted: 01 June 2007 at 1:26pm | IP Logged
    Smile no problem guys Big smile i LOVEEEE this band

    @rainie: thanks yaarrr...now everyone knows Wu zun only loves me!LOL
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    Posted: 01 June 2007 at 2:10pm | IP Logged

    HAHAHAH the new addition to your siggy makes me laugh didi! anyway, i love you so much for doing this! YAY FAHRENHEIT!!! jiro's mine haha XD
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    Posted: 05 June 2007 at 5:53pm | IP Logged
    I love their collaboration with Hebe! Great Song Thumbs Up ! My fave among them is Calvin, coz he just seems sooo smart Embarrassed Aaron is the cutest, Jiro the goofiest, and Chun the sexiest WinkLOL

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