Anita Mui at the Hong Kong Coliseum, in 1988. Picture: SCMP
Anita Mui at the Hong Kong Coliseum, in 1988. Picture: SCMP

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Hong Kong Cantopop is a serious book on a genre that people don’t take seriously

Canto-pop was the soundtrack of the city as Hong Kong grew from war-ravaged outpost of the British Empire to economic powerhouse, and Yiu-Wai Chu’s academic study illuminates this bawdy, funny culture

Anita Mui at the Hong Kong Coliseum, in 1988. Picture: SCMP
Anita Mui at the Hong Kong Coliseum, in 1988. Picture: SCMP
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