Tank (singer)

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2008 Nike+ Human Race in Taipei TANK Lu.jpg
Tank at the 2008 The Nike+ Human Race in Taipei
Background information
Chinese name呂建中 (traditional)
Chinese name吕建中 (simplified)
PinyinLǚ Jiànzhōng (Mandarin)
Birth nameLü Jianzhong
Origin Republic of China
Born (1982-02-06) 6 February 1982 (age 37)
Taitung, Taiwan
OccupationSinger-songwriter, music composer, record producer, guitarist, pianist
Genre(s)Mandopop, acoustic rock
Instrument(s)Piano, guitar
Label(s)HIM International Music (2006–present) Join Us Music (宙爾斯音樂)
Years active2006–present
Associated actsFahrenheit , S.H.E , Ella Chen
Spouse(s)MerMer (2012-present)
ChildrenHua Hua (吕桦桦) b. May 2012

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 | change 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 | change source]

Tanks has released two albums.

Title Release date Record label Language
English Chinese
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

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