|The music video, Em Đồng Ý (I Do), by English pop group 911 and Vietnamese singer Đức Phúc (in grey suit), has attracted more than 958,000 views only one day after its release on YouTube on February 9. Photo courtesy of the producer.|
HCM CITY — A music video (MV) by English pop group 911 and Vietnamese singer Đức Phúc has attracted more than 958,000 views only one day after its release on YouTube on February 9.
The work, Em Đồng Ý (I Do), is a new version by the band 911 consisting of Lee Brennan, Jimmy Constable and Simon “Spike” Dawbarn. The song was part of an album by 911 released 14 years ago.
In the new version of Em Đồng Ý, the three members of 911 and Phúc perform in English and Vietnamese. It is mixed by music producer and composer Khắc Hưng of HCM City, who also wrote the song’s Vietnamese lyrics.
Em Đồng Ý will be also released on the official Youtube channel by 911 on February 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
|LOCAL TALENT - Young pop singer Đức Phúc of HCM City. Photo from the artist’s Facebook.|
“Our MV, Em Đồng Ý (I Do), celebrates love,” said the 26-year-old Phúc, winner of The Voice of Vietnam, a Vietnamese version of the American singing reality show The Voice, in 2015.
Phúc has released more than 40 single MVs and won top prizes for Best Song and Best Male Singer of the year presented by leading organisations, such as Việt Nam Television (VTV) and Voice of HCM City People (VOH).
911 were formed in London in 1995 and released their debut single Night to Remember in 1996.
They released two more Silver-certified albums, Moving On and There It Is, in 1998 and 1999, respectively. There It Is also produced their only UK number-one single, a cover of A Little Bit More, which topped the UK Singles Chart in January 1999.
|LOVE SONG - The MV Em Đồng Ý (I Do), a new version of I Do by English pop group 911, will be released on the official Youtube channel by 911 on February 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Photo courtesy of the producer.|
They scored ten UK top 10 singles. They sold 10 million singles and 6 million albums around the world, and were very popular in Southeast Asia. They split in late 1999.
In 2013, they came back with the album Illuminate… (The Hits and More) and single 2 Hearts 1 Love. One year later, they organised a tour around the UK.
In 2019, 911 organised the concert called 911 The Reunion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with a sold-out show. — VNS