Cover of E Energy II. [Photo provided to China Daily]
NetEase Cloud Music, an online music streaming service under Chinese internet company NetEase Inc, released an original electronic music album titled E Energy II, featuring six groups of Chinese musicians. By May 21, more than 6,000 copies have been sold with each copy costs 8 yuan.
One of the music pieces, titled Journey, by Chinese DJ duo Dirty Glass, draws inspiration from the disco music of the 1980. The other works includes a future bass and progressive house-styled piece, Without You, Apophis inspired by ancient Egyptian mythology and a Chinese electronic music song, For Us.
Last year, NetEase Cloud Music released the first electronic music album, E Energy I, bringing together 6 Chinese electronic musicians.
According to Michelle Chan, public relations manager at NetEase marketing department, the move to release such albums is being welcomed by young music lovers.