Not your average star, she stands out among the music industry’s heavily packaged Asian artistes. She is the woman among the girls, the self-confessed introvert with a brand of cool insouciance and a refreshing attitude that has made her captivatingly intriguing.
Her reputation as Ice Queen precedes her. She’s been called the Chinese entertainment world’s notoriously monosyllabic interviewee. Aloof, temperamental, withdrawn and taciturn are some of the adjectives used to describe her.
Is that the real Faye Wong? “I’ve differentiated very clearly between the Faye Wong who keeps appearing in newspaper reports and the real Faye Wong, myself,” she has said in earlier interviews. “I don’t expect everyone to really understand me.”