Tuesday, February 16, 2010

About Fahrenheit – Taiwanese Boy Band

Thanks, Wikipedia.

Fahrenheit is a Taiwanese boy band comprising Aaron Yan, Wu Chun, Calvin Chen and Jiro Wang.

Each of the members represents a season or temperature that corresponds with his personality.

Calvin represents spring and warm. Jiro represents summer and hot. Wu represents autumn and cool. Aaron represents winter and cold.

Each member also has a ‘temperature’ on the Fahrenheit scale. Calvin is 77 degrees, Jiro is 95, Wu is 59 and Aaron is 41. Each ‘temperature’ is separated by 18 degrees.

Wu is from Brunei and is a graduate from the RMIT in Melbourne, Australia.

In 2005, the group had its first series KO One on Taiwanese television.

It released its debut album in 2006 featuring the hit single I Have My Youth.

While its songs are mostly popish, the group also sings R&B (Love’s Arrived) and hip hop (Superb, The Secret Of Immortality).

The group launched its second album Two-Sided Fahrenheit in 2008 featuring the hit singles Ten Thousand Joys and New Home.

Its third album Love You More And More a year later featured the hit singles Lonesome Spirit and Stay With Me (more rock-oriented).

The Fahrenheit boys are also actors. Wu starred with Donnie Yen in the film 14 Blades in 2010.

Aaron Yan King Lun (born November 20, 1986) is an English graduate who speaks fluent Japanese and Cantonese.

Wu Chun (born October 10, 1979 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei as Goh Kiat Chun) is a former model and gym instructor.

A business graduate, he also played basketball for his country’s national team.

He speaks fluent Malay and owns a fitness club in his hometown. He is also the head of the Palm Garden Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan.

His family is Brunei’s sole Mitsubishi dealer.

Calvin Chen Yi Ru (born November 10, 1980) has a masters’ degree in economics from the University of Victoria in Canada.

Jiro Wang (born August 24, 1981) is an advertising graduate and former model. He used to be the lead singer of Dong Cheng Wei.