Infobox Album |
Name = Unavoidable 躲不過
Artist = Daniel 李吉漢
Background = Orange
Released = June, 2007 (
Recorded = May/June, 2007
Genre = Pop
Length = 42:55
Label = Sony BMG Malaysia
Last album =
Daniel Celebration Edition 慶功收藏版
This album = Unavoidable 躲不過
Next album =
UNAVOIDABLE 躲不過 ("Pinyin:" Duǒ Bú Guò / "Simplified Chinese:" 躲不过) is the second album by winner of Malaysian Idol 2,
Daniel Lee Chee Hun, released on 13 June 2007 [ [http://www.fuiyoh.com/smartsection.item.23/daniel-lee-second-album-released-unavoidable-do-bu-guo.html Daniel Lee, Unavoidable] ] , approximately 1.5 years since his first album Daniel First Self-Titled Album 李吉漢首張同名專輯.
#因爲有愛 (Yīn Wèi Yǒu Ài / "Because of Love")
#Love is Under The Sky
#原諒我 (Yuán Liàng Wǒ / "Forgive Me")
#你的生日快樂嗎？(Nǐ De Shēng Rì Kuài Lè Ma? / "Are You Happy On Your Birthday?")
#來不及 (Lái Bù Jí / "Running Out of Time")
#萬年烽火 (Wàn Nián Fēng Huǒ / "Devastation")
#隨意門 (Suí Yì Mén / "Portal")
#躲不過 (Duǒ Bú Guò / "Unavoidable")
#Angin Malam ("Night Wind")
Production of this album is the result of a combination of works by local Malaysian song composers and producers, such as Li Nai Gang (李乃刚), Zhang Jue Long (张觉隆), Danny One Li Ming (温力铭), Peng Xue Bin (彭学斌), Guan Qi Yuan (管启源) and Azlan Abu Hassan. Out of these six individuals, Danny himself is a local singer and appears alongside Daniel in the MV for the song "Because of Love 因爲有愛", a remake of the former's own song of the same title, except that Daniel sung while Danny rapped.
Zhang Jue Long was responsible for writing one of Daniel's well-known hits, "I Love To See You Now 現在，很想見你", in his previous album. Guan Qi Yuan is one of the judges in the Malaysian version of Project Superstar (绝对Superstar), a Mandarin singing talent search competition, known as the most critical of all 5 judges.
Daniel was said to have been under pressure during the production of this album, partly he had spent most of his time gap between this album and the previous one in other works, such as guest appearances in concerts and also the idol television drama,
Sky 星空, produced and shown on Malaysian channel, 8TV 八度空間. This has caused him to worry quite a bit as to whether his singing skills had improved since then. Daniel himself confessed that he repeated recording of the songs numerous times before he himself was really satisfied, despite receiving the green light from those in charge of the recording.
The cover of the album displays Daniel in a '
yuppie' suit, a reflection of maturity of Daniel in his singing career, thus removing him from his sunny image displayed in his previous album, an indication that he is no longer a newbie in the entertainment industry.
Like his previous album, Unavoidable 躲不過 is a trilingual album consisting of 8 Mandarin songs, 1 English song and 1 Malay song. The order of the songs according to language is also the same; the English and Malay songs are the 9th and last songs respectively. As before, Daniel re-sings an existing English song and recorded one of the Malay songs he sung during his days in Malaysian Idol 2.
No. 1 hit song "Because of Love 因爲有愛" is a remake of Danny Wen Li Ming's song of the same title. Rap lyrics were added. Daniel sung the song while Danny rapped.
"Unavoidable 躲不過" is a Mandarin cover song of "Only Human", the theme song for Japanese true story-television drama 1 Litre of Tears １リットルの涙 sung by Korean artist, K. "1 Litre of Tears" started screening on Malaysian private channel
8TVon 4 August 2007 from 6 pm to 7 pm every Saturday.
"Everytime" is an existing English song sung by British boy band, a1, in 1999.
"Angin Malam" is an existing Malay song sung by the late Indonesian singer, Broery Marantika. It is also one of the three songs sung by Daniel during the Grand Finale of Malaysian Idol 2 in 2005. Other two songs are "Heaven Knows" (by
Rick Priceand "Mimpi", both recorded in his first album.
Daniel produced MVs for the first two songs in this album, i.e. "Because of Love 因爲有愛" and "Love is Under The Sky". However, the MVs do not exactly come together with purchase of the album. Early grabbers are given a free VCD containing the MV for the song "Because of Love 因爲有愛" only. The MV for "Love is Under The Sky", on the other hand, can be found in karaoke outlets.
* [http://malaysianchinesealbums.blogspot.com/2008/01/daniel-lee-latest-album-13062007.html Daniel Lee Unavoidable Album Lyrics]
Daniel Lee Chee Hun Malaysian Idol
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