Zhou Shen sings the beautiful theme song for upcoming xianxia film Jade Dynasty 诛仙. The film, based on the novel of the same name, stars Xiao Zhan (The Untamed) as the ordinary protagonist who gets embroiled in the battle between good and evil and in a love triangle involving Li Qin and Meng Meiqi’s characters.
Instead of clogging up my end of year review (coming soon!), I’ve decided to create a separate post for my favourite OSTs of the year.
When done well, theme songs and instrumental music are able to draw me into the events happening onscreen, even if the acting is bland and/or the story is sub par (sometimes I find that the worse a drama is, the better its OST). I may not have watched some of the dramas on this list, but that didn’t stop me from putting their songs on replay.
I’m a fan of ancient dramas, hence my playlist is usually dominated by melancholy ballads. Which drama soundtracks made an impression on you this year?
Phoenix Street 朱雀街 by Song Bingyang (Moonshine and Valentine)