Met by screaming fans in Beijing Tuesday, the latest incarnation of
Super Girl Zhou Bichang turned heads as the tomboy, rebel superstar
presented as a pop princess to promote her current concert tour and new
"I know it is an adventure, but I want to show my audience another
side of me," wow goldZhou said of her new
look. "People have different tastes at different ages and I don't have
to always live in the old me. Still I am not sure my fans will get used
Made famous as runner-up in the 2005 TV talent show Super Girl,
a Chinese female version of American Idol, Zhou, 25, earned national
recognition for her gender-neutral style, men's shirts, buy wow
goldshort hair, square glasses and boyish clothes.
"Wearing a dress implies a kind of change and I am open to any change
in my career," Zhou said. She first flaunted her new look at her Sing
Travels concert in Guangzhou in May.
"The Guangzhou concert was gorgeous. Her beauty, including her make
up, her new costumes and her dance was a big surprise to me,"
19-year-old fan Zhou Tingting, who traveled from Hebei to Guangzhou to
see her live, told the Global Times.
During her Guangzhou concert, Zhou Bichang had 11 costume changes and
gold performed more than 30 songs in Chinese,
Cantonese and English, mostly from her previous four albums. She also
presented several songs from her favorite singers, JJ Lin and Faye Wong
and debuted four songs from her fifth album, I, fish, light, mirror,
which was released last month.