New Albums and Singles Preview – 2012 April Week 3
- Comebacks Pushed From April To May, Possibly Until July
- Music Charts on Hold for a Week as Ferry Sinking Devastates Nation
- 'God's Gift - 14 Days' airs its finale but which Mon-Tues drama came out on top this week?
U-Kiss mini-album Vol. 6 – Doradora (April 25)
02 4U (For You)
03 When Love Stops
05 Tick Tock (Out of Time) Korean Version
06 Doradora INST
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U-Kiss returns with their sixth mini-album, eight months since their last release. The title track is “Doradora,” a funky beat number using dubstep. This powerful dance number was composed by producer Kim Hyung Shik and Brian Kim. Also included in this album is the Korean version of “Tick Tock” as well as pop dance number, “4U,” composed and penned by Park Jae Bum.
Ivy – Interview (April 26)
01 Torn Heart
04 Like a Movie
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Ivy finally returns after two years and six months with a ballad mini-album titled, “Interview.” This album is expected to show the singer’s honesty. The title track is “Torn Heart,” a ballad number which showcases Ivy’s vocals. Also included in the album is pop number, “Firefly” as well as the singer now turned songwriter’s self-composed piece, “Flower.”
Apink (single) – April 19th (released)
01 April 19th
Apink has prepared a gift for fans in celebration of their one year anniversary in the music scene. This gift is “April 19th,” a ballad number thanking fans for their endless love and support. This song was composed by Kim Jin Hwan and penned by Apink member, Park Cho Ryong.
Sunny Hill (single) – Is the White Horse Coming (released)
01 Is the White House Coming?
02 The Grasshopper Song (HAIHM-REMIX)
Sunny Hill returns to the music scene once more with, “Is the White Horse Coming,” a unique number with interesting beats and style. The song was composed by hit maker, Lee Min Su and penned by Kim Ina. It is of the boogie genre, and the song’s exciting sounds is expected to capture listeners’ interests. Also included in the album is a remix version of their previous single, “The Grasshopper Song.”
Kan Mi Youn, Lee Hyun (single) – Feeling Project Vol. 3 (released)
01 After Forgetting You
02 After Forgetting You INST
This month, Kan Mi Youn and Lee Hyun are the guests of the third part of the “Feeling Project” album. The song is “After Forgetting You,” an emotional ballad number composed and penned by fellow 8eight member, Back Chan. The prominent string accompaniment heard in the song is expected to stir the hearts of many.
Peppertones – Vol. 4 Beginner’s Luck (April 23)
Mi – Vol. 1 Beautiful (April 23)
Ki Tae Young – Mini-Album 1: Cherish (April 23)
J.Rabbit – Looking Around (April 24)
Humpbacks – Vol. 1 Mayfly (April 24)
Rocket Diary – Anyone Anywhere (April 24)
Yellow Monster – We Eat Your Dog (April 25)
Lee Jun Ki – Mini-Album 1: Compliment Me (April 25)
Noise Mob – M.O.B (April 26)
Electroboyz – Electrify (April 26)
F.Cuz – For Century Ultimate Zest: Collector’s Edition (April 27)
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Comebacks Pushed From April To May, Possibly Until July
It"ll be hard to see comebacks as early as May. Because of the tragic Sewol ferry accident that occurred on the 16th, artists who had planned for April comebacks are all postponing their schedules. While many might hope for a May comeback, it doesn"t look like that will be an easy task. As the ferry sinking incident progresses, the period of national mourning has also been extended. There are a few reasons why these singers might even push their comebacks to June...
Music Charts on Hold for a Week as Ferry Sinking Devastates Nation
It is especially important to note the halt of music charts in analyzing the current K-Pop scene in the face of the Sewol sinking crisis. After the sinking of the ferry on April 16, music charts have come to a stop, with the TOP 10 songs keeping their respective places on charts for a week. With the delay in comeback and lack of promotions, there have been no changes in music charts. While Akdong Musician"s "200%" and High4 with IU"s "Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms" fight for first, A-PINK"s "Mr...
'God's Gift - 14 Days' airs its finale but which Mon-Tues drama came out on top this week?Tags : 8Eight, Apink, Brian, Dia, F.Cuz, Fans, Ivy, Ki Tae Young, Korean, Lee Hyun, Lee Jun Ki, Park Jae Bum, Sunny, Sunny Hill, U-KISS รูป snsd 2012 คริสตัล fx 2012 لي مين هو 2012 سوهيون 2012 zico block b 2012 zelo 2012 yuri snsd boyfriend 2012 yuri snsd 2012 yuri selca 2012 yuri 2012
"God"s Gift - 14 Days" came to the last stop on its thrilling roller coaster with its finale this week, but it was never able to reach the peak that "Empress Qi" hit in viewer ratings. According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the ongoing cancellations due to the Sewol ferry tragedy didn"t hinder the April 22nd episodes of MBC"s "Empress Qi". It achieved a 26.6% viewer rating, which is a 3.7% gain from its previous viewer rating of 22...