New Albums and Singles Preview – 2011 December Week 3


Donghae/Eunhyuk (single) –Oppa, Oppa (released)


01 First Love
02 Oppa, Oppa

Super Junior’s very own Donghae and Eunhyuk have come before us as ‘retro boys’ through a digital single titled, “Oppa, Oppa.” It is a bright upbeat number with retro disco sounds. The fun lyrics are a plus to the song. Also included in this single is Donghae’s solo number, “First Love”. It is a ballad number with soft piano and string melodies.


Kim Hyun Joong (single) – Marry Me, Marry You (released)


01 Marry Me
02 Marry You
03 Marry Me (INST)
04 Marry You (INST)

Korea’s top solo artist, Kim Hyun Joong finishes this year with a digital single, “Marry Me, Marry You”. The singer had done extremely well with his last two albums, allowing him to promote all over Asia, hold a showcase, as well as various fan meetings. This time around Steven Lee who has worked with Kim since his first album, Norwegian composer, Yannis Constantinou, as well as Kim Bergseth took part in composing the songs for this single. The acoustic guitar sounds along with Kim Hyun Joong’s soft vocals are expected to win over fans once more.


Orange Caramel (single) – Funny Hunny (released)

01 Funny Hunny
02 Funny Hunny (INST)

Orange Caramel and top composer, Jo Young Soo have come together for the latter’s signature album, “All Star”. The two have a lot of history together, starting from Orange Caramel’s debut track, “Magic Girl” all the way to “Aing” and “Shanghai Romance”. The song this time around is “Funny Hunny” which is once again an exciting dance number with 80s retro sounds. An Young Min is responsible for penning the lyrics while Kim Tae Hyun took part in arranging this song.


Other Releases:
Lucid Fall – Vol. 5 Beautiful Days (Dec. 19)
Lee Soli – 19 (Dec. 20)
Brown Eyed Soul – Soul Fever, Ultimate Live (Dec. 20)
Sticky Monster Lab 01 – Sticky Monster Lab 01 (Dec. 22)
Soo Yeon (Bgh to) – White Heart (Dec. 22)

Sources: Kyobobook, YesAsia, Naver, Hanteo