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They can act, but can these celebrities sing?

These famous stars think their talent is boundless, but let your ears be the judge

Published on May 11, 2014 1:19 PM
 

She has been the chaste ideal woman shimmering like a mirage in Wong Kar Wai's nostalgic films, the elegant international woman of fashion and a movie queen at Cannes.

But can Maggie Cheung pull off rock star?

The actress' debut as a rocker at the Strawberry Music Festival in Shanghai and Beijing recently was slammed by concertgoers.

Known in the Hong Kong film industry for her low, husky "tau sa hau" (Cantonese for gravelly "bean paste voice"), her pipes were further criticised by concertgoers as flat and out of tune, with one commenting that it sounded like "a voice that is forsaken by heaven", according to reports.

 
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