New Albums and Singles Preview – 2011 July Week 3
After School – The 4th single album (Red/Blue) (July 21)
01 In the Night Sky
01 Wonder Boy
After School continues surprising fans with new concepts. This time around, the girls return with two subunits, A.S. Red (consisting of members Gahee, Jungah, Uee, and Nana) and A.S. Blue (consisting of members Jooyeon, Raina, Lizzy, and E-Young). The two groups will be performing at the same time, acting as rivals. A.S. Red and Blue will be showing different styles – the former team going for the strong and sexy concept, while the latter is expected to showcase a bright image in time for the summer.
A.S. Red will be performing “Night Sky”, an addictive number composed by the famous Brave Brothers. The girls’ strong vocals and stage presence are expected to bring them to the top. A.S. Blue on the other hand will be performing “Wonder Boy”, a refreshing love song composed by Jo Young Su. It is a confession song all women can enjoy singing along to.
Miss A – Vol. 1 A Class (July 19)
01 1 to 10
02 Good-bye Baby
03 Help Me
04 Break It
05 Mr. Johnny
06 Turn on that Music DJ
07 Step Up
10 Love Again
11 Love Alone
12 Bad Girl Good Girl
13 Good-bye Baby (Silver Mix)
Asia’s top group, miss A finally releases its first full-length album, after releasing hit singles “Bad Girl Good Girl” and “Breathe” last year. As shown through their single “Love Alone” previously released for Kim Yuna’s ice show, miss A’s new album consists of songs of various music styles. The girls’ more mature vocals and performances as shown through this album is expected to quench fans’ thirst.
Lee Hyori (single) – Remember (Naver Talent Donation Campaign) (released)
Lee Hyori releases her second song, “Remember” for Naver’s donation campaign to aid abandoned animals. The song was composed by Lee Sang Sun and penned by Yoon Young Bae. Lee Hyori’s beautiful vocals are accentuated in this heartfelt number. All proceeds will go in helping these neglected animals.
CSJH Dana & Sunday (single) – One More Chance (released)
01 One More Chance
CSJH The Grace’s subunit, Dana&Sunday has made a comeback this month with a new digital single, “One More Chance” exciting fans who have not seen the girls in four years. This electronic dance number was composed by hit composer, Kenzie and its addictive melody, strong beats, and catchy lyrics about the lives of today’s single ladies is expected to be a hit. The girls will promote actively with “One More Chance”.
Jang Hye Jin/Ye Sung (single) – Behind Your Back. (Cooperation Part.1) (released)
01 Behind Your Back
Korea’s top female vocalist, Jang Hye Jin and Super Junior’s Ye Sung have come together to present a duet number, “Behind Your Back” for fans. The song was composed by hitmaker Park Hae Un and penned by Kang Eun Kyung, upgrading the song all the more. Jang’s appealing husky voice and Yesung’s talented vocals harmonize well as they sing about a lovers’ feelings for each other.
Yoo Hae In – Vol. 1 Close to You (July 18)
Chang Jak Kayodan – Vol. 1 Youth (July 19)
Red Chess – Vol. 1 Comedy Rock N Roll (July 19)
Yoon Sang – 20th Anniversary Project: Light Version (July 19)
Soolj/Matroos – Transformation (July 19)
Navid – Vol. 2.5 Runway (July 20)
Piggy Dolls – Vol. 1 Hauna Matata (July 21)
Swings – Vol. 2 Upgrade (July 21)
Schizo – Bomb Bomb Bomb (July 21)
Fatdoo – Vol. 5 Diary of Fatdoo Who Does Kung Fu (July 22)
Rah K – Jmagine the Real (July 22)
Sources: Kyobobook, YesAsia, Naver, Hanteo