Tuesday, October 7, 2008
New Formosa Band
New Formosa Band is a Taiwanese pop music ensemble. Its members include Chen Sheng and Huang Lianyu. They first became popular in 1992 and are important musicians in the genres of and New Taiwanese Song. They released several albums in the 1990s which blended traditional Taiwanese folk music with pop elements. The group sang in both the traditional style of Taiwanese song and in a more modern pop style, as well as employing the dialect of the Hakka people.