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Original song of the old music boy of Shenyang was selected by CCTV Spring Festival Gala for Middle-aged and the Elderly
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-12-25 11:12

Recently, independent musician of Shenyang, Mr.Ge Wei, received the invitation of CCTV digital TV Happy Aged People channel. He will go to Beijing to record CCTV Spring Festival Gala for Middle-aged and Elderly People. He will give live performance of his original song The Girl Sitting on the Rear Seat of the Bicycle.

Ge Wei is an old music boy who was born in 1960s. Though hasn't received professional training, he has formed his own band when he was young and has been insisting on creating original music. Ge Wei said his songs all come from the stories happened around. The melody is the affection to Shenyang.

In recent years, Zhao Lei's urban folk song Chengdu went viral around the country. Folk songs have become the trend in the music circle. Ge Wei's folk songs The Girl Sitting on the Rear Seat of the Bicycle, A Song for You, Bagua Street, Growing Old with You and Old Tiexi District are all highly praised on the internet. Click rate of The Girl Sitting on the Rear Seat of the Bicycle even exceeded one million.

Ge Wei said :"The Girl Sitting on the Rear Seat of the Bicycle is a campus folk style song. It represents purity and innocence. It also has a strong sense of times. The song is from my own love experience." Many people call Ge Wei's original songs "the music stories written to Shenyang". Ge Wei said:" I wrote my life stories into the songs with the hope of delivering positive energy. Writing songs for Shenyang and Shenyang people is the pursuit of the latter half of my life!"

CCTV National Festival Gala for Middle-aged and Elderly People will be broadcasted during Spring Festival of 2019.

Reporter Yang Bo

Editor: zfw05