Overseas Chinese Gavin Lee Collaborates on Debut of New Song “Dragon Ruling the World

On the 4th February 2024, Mando-pop song 《龙行天下》 “Dragons soar the World” was released globally! Singer Gavin Lee, known in Chinese as李嘉文, wrote and composed this Chinese-style song to express his sincere blessings for the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.

Let us experience Gavin’s passion embedded in the song!

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Gavin Lee is an Australian-born Chinese artist with a warm and lively personality. Since a young age, he’s had a passionate for music and a curiosity for his Chinese heritage. 龙行天下 is the culmination of these, being written from the perspective of an overseas born Chinese Australian. The song is grand and features classical elements of Chinese music, yet is modernized for the 21st century.

The uniqueness of the song comes from Gavin’s perspective as a cross-culture individual. He seeks to resonate with and sing the experiences of cross culture Chinese individuals globally. 

The song is centred around the dragon, which represent the Chinese people and people with Chinese backgrounds striving to forge their own lives. It alludes to the challenges and opportunities they face, along with the yearning to be in touch with their cultural roots. Additionally, Gavin pays tribute to China’s rich history, art and significant monuments established through millenniums.

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飞吧飞吧 越四方 “Soar, oh soar, across the world” 

华人足迹 永不挡 ”Chinese people will continue to forge a way forward”

龙行天下 思故乡, “Dragons soar across the world with their homeland in mind”

唱吧唱吧 高声歌唱 ”Sing, oh sing, sing your hearts out”

唱响华夏 的光芒 “Echo the radiance of Huaxia ”

龙行天下 放飞梦想 “Dragons soar across the world with their dreams”

华人血脉 永不忘 ”Never to forget our Chinese bloodline”

The lyrics of “龙行天下” also depict 龙的传人 “dragon heirs” or the next generation of Chinese people, giving a more tangible representation to the concept of the “dragon.” The song incorporates traditional Chinese instruments like bamboo flutes and Chinese drums, and uses the pentatonic scale synonymous to Chinese music, blending them with modern pop arrangement technique. The fusion of these elements portrays the pride Gavin has for Chinese culture while modernizing recognizable elements for a global 21st century audience.

On February 4th, Gavin Lee’s song “龙行天下” premiered online, reaching over 40 million streams on Chinese platforms in the first week and ranked third for most searched songs on qq music during the spring festival. Gavin’s 龙行天下 was selected to be sung at multiple Chinese New Year Gala’s which will gradually be released during the Chinese New Year period. As the new year begins, dragon heirs like Gavin Lee wish everyone a happy new year and continuous good fortune.

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