I like Final Fantasy. Well, I like some Final Fantasy games. Specifically, I have a lot of time for 4 through 9 with a little appreciation for 14 thrown in for good measure. One of the major selling points of these game are the soundtracks, which are always incredible. One of the best of these, was the soundtrack for Final Fantasy VIII.
One of the real highlights of this soundtrack was Faye Wong’s Eyes On Me. I actually really like Faye Wong, and I don’t want to boil down her whole career to a song she did for a 90s video game, but this one of the few songs she recorded in English and is also damn good:
I maintain that Fay Wong is one of the best things to come out of China since Szechuan chicken.