New Albums And Singles Preview – 2009 October Week 3


Shinee mini-album Vol. 3 – 2009 Year of Us (October 19)

01 Y.O.U (Year of Us)
02 Ring Ding Dong
03 Jo Jo
04 Get Down
05 SHINee Girl
06 The Name I Loved
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band, SHINee is to release their third mini album, 2009, Year of Us
this month. It’s been five months since their last mini album in which
they released their single, Juliet. The title song for this album is
“Ring Ding Dong,” which has African Congo rhythms with contemporary color
while making use of electric synthesizers. The strong sounds and beats
of the songs will capture listeners’ ears right away.

SS501 – mini-album – Rebirth (October 20 – Limited Edition, October 22 – Normal Edition)

02 Love Like This
03 Only One Day
04 Obsess
05 Wan.Do.Kong
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whose last single was “Dejavu” returns 1 year and 7 months later with a
mini-album. Each of the boys have been very busy with their solo
activities. This new album was prepared in the midst of their Asia Tour
Concert and because it’s been so long since their last release, they
tried especially hard to please their fans. The title track is “Love
Like This” which was composed by Steven Lee, Ryan Scott, and Sean
Alexander. It is an upbeat synth pop track that was specially mixed by
Ken Lewis who has also done works for top stars like Usher, Kanye West,
and John Legend.

Lee Soo Young – Vol. 9 – Dazzle (released)

01 Dazzler
02 Don’t Call My Name
03 When One Another Aren’t One Another feat. Leessang
04 Child
05 Five of Swords
06 No
07 Wake Up
08 Don’t Love
09 Doobidooo feat. Bae Subi
10 True to Nature
11 My First Love, That Child
12 This Type of Woman
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Queen of ballads, Lee Soo Young returns with her 9th studio album,
after 11 months since her last, to celebrate her ten year anniversary
as a singer. Lee Soo Young had released hits after hits starting from
debut song, “I Believe,” to songs such as “Lalala,” “Hwilili,” and “Grace.” The
title track of this album is “Don’t Call My Name” which Lee Soo Young
penned the lyrics, along with 7 other tracks. The song shows off a bit
more of her vocals.

Tae Yang (Single) – Where U At (released)

01 Where U At

returns after 1 year and 5 months with a new song, “Where U At.” The song
was produced by Teddy and Taeyang helped compose the melody. The song
is about thinking about a significant other of the future and missing
her, a true story of the singer himself. It incorporates lively
synthesizer sounds.

FT Island (Single) – One Date (released)

01 Lie

Island returns this fall with a new single off their new album expected
in October. The new single is “Lie” which is about lovers who promised to
love each other forever, but to break up. While their past single, I
Hope was lively and bright, this new single, Lie is very sad and
depicts Lee Hongki’s touching vocals.

Baek Ji Young (single) – Don’t Forget (KBS Drama “Iris” OST Part 1) (released)

01 Don’t Forget

ballad queen, Baek Ji Young takes part in the soundtrack for the
blockbuseter KBS drama, Iris. The song will be the romance theme song
for Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Hee. The story is action packed with lots
of betrayal and romance. The song which was composed by top composer
Kim Don Hoon and penned by Cho Gap Won, depicts the two people’s sad

Other releases:

Rumble Fish Vol. 4 – One Sweet Day (released)
M-BLAQ single Vol. 1 – Just Blaq (released)
Run mini-album Vol. 1 – Face Off (released)
JB single Vol. 1 – My Sweet Melody (released)
Seo Kyung mini-album Vol. 1 – 사랑에…울다 (released)
Yien Vol. 1 – Urban (released)
Lee Hyun Woo (single) – Life Goes On (released)
Kim Jong Wook (single) – 해바라기 (released)
VOS Park Ji Hun (single) – 헤어질 거 같애 (released)
Maya (single) – 위풍당당 (released)
Double-u,w – W (October 19)
Woo Yi Kyung mini-album – Look At Me (October 20)
Van – Cowboy Van (October 20)
Swallow Vol. 3 – It (October 20)
Green Zone Vol. 7 – 녹색지대 일곱 번째 다이어리 (October 21)
Soolj – Story Of Man (October 21)
B2ST mini-album Vol. 1 – Beat Is The B2st (October 22)
Nemesis Vol. 2 – Love Sick (October 22)
Aurora Project – White (October 22)

Sources: Hanteo, Kyobobook, YesAsia, Dosirak, Naver
translations credit to motoway065