Coco Lee Best Quotes

Coco Lee (Chinese: 李玟; pinyin: Lǐ Wén; born Ferren Lee, 17 January 1975, Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong-born American singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. Lee’s career began in Hong Kong and then expanded to Taiwan. Her single, “Do You Want My Love” also entered the US music charts. Her first full-length English language album was Just No Other Way. As a Chinese American, Lee is the first and only person of Chinese ethnicity to perform at the Oscars; she performed the Best Original Song nominated, “A Love Before Time” from the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Enjoy Coco Lee’s best quotes below.

“I myself never feel that I’m sexy. If people call me cute, I am happier.”
“People have to respect intellectual property.”
“I’m proud of my roots. There are not many Asians in the music industry so it’s important for me to tell people where I’m from.”
“When I work, I work. I don’t think about anything else. I just wanna get the work done. And I’m a perfectionist.”
“I wanted to bring the R&B flavor and other Westernized sounds to my music, because that’s the type of music I grew up listening to.”
“I’m not a businessperson. I have no sense of money. My mom does everything for me. She makes all my decisions for me, and even buys my clothes. She’s very protective.”
“I was bred and raised in a multi-cultural music background.”
“I love to prove people wrong. They expect I’ll sound a certain way when they see me, then they hear me and they can’t believe it. I love that.”
“I’m sporty, active, bubbly, I like to make people laugh… I’m the jokester. But I’m also very traditional.”
“I’m still a, you know, a silly girl… a big kid.”
“My mom was very strict when I was growing up. I could not talk to boys until I was 18. I had to study and work hard.”
“They really can’t imagine what my voice is like. Every time I sing a song, they are very surprised.”

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