Some articles on decadent sounds, decadent sound:
... Decadent Sounds of Faye (Chinese 菲靡靡之音 pinyin fēi mí mǐ zhī yīn) is a 1995 album recorded by Chinese Cantopop singer Faye Wong when she was based in Hong Kong ... during the Cultural Revolution, Teng's songs were condemned as "decadent sounds" (靡靡之音) by the Communist Party of China ... The album title is literally translated as Faye's Decadent Sound (菲靡靡之音) where the character "菲" (Faye) has the same pronunciation as "非" (no/not/non) ...
Famous quotes containing the words sounds and/or decadent:
“For sounds in winter nights, and often in winter days, I heard the forlorn but melodious note of a hooting owl indefinitely far; such a sound as the frozen earth would yield if struck with a suitable plectrum, the very lingua vernacula of Walden Wood, and quite familiar to me at last, though I never saw the bird while it was making it.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.”
—E.M. Cioran (b. 1911)