Tank at the 2008 The Nike+ Human Race in Taipei
|Chinese name||呂建中 (Traditional)|
|Chinese name||吕建中 (Simplified)|
|Pinyin||Lǚ Jiànzhōng (Mandarin)|
|Birth name||Lü Jianzhong|
|Born||6 February 1982
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, music composer, record producer, guitarist, pianist|
|Genre(s)||Mandopop, acoustic rock|
HIM International Music (2006–present)Join Us Music (宙爾斯音樂)
|Associated acts||Fahrenheit , S.H.E , Ella Chen|
Tank (real name 呂建中 Lǚ Jiàn Zhōng, born February 6 1982) is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter. He is currently signed to HIM International Music, which also manages famous singers and groups like S.H.E, Fahrenheit and Power Station. Tank's first album, Fighting 生存之道 was released on 23 February 2006.
Early life[change | edit source]
Tank was born in Taitung, Taiwan. He is an aboriginal Taiwanese. Before releasing his debut album, Tank helped write songs for Vic Zhou and S.H.E, among many other famous C-Pop artists. By the age of 21, he was already well known for composing more than 200 songs.
He bloomed into fame when two songs he composed, 三國戀 (Romance of Three Kingdoms) and 給我你的愛 (Give Me Your Love), were used as theme songs for Taiwanese TV shows. Another song, titled as 千年淚, was used as an ending theme for the drama serial 天外飛仙. His second album Keep Fighting! (延長比賽) was released on 19 January 2007. His single, My Angel, was used for an ending theme of romantic comedy series Hana Kimi.
In 2010, he was announced to be down with lung cancer.
Discorgaphy[change | edit source]
Tanks has released two albums.
|Title||Release date||Record label||Language|
|Fighting||生存之道||24 February 2006||HIM International Music||Mandarin|
|Keep Fighting||延長比賽||19 January 2007||HIM International Music||Mandarin|
Tank is currently writing his third album. It is set to be released later in 2008