Hally Star Jang Geun-sok Ranks First on Oricon Chart
Hally star Jang Geun-sok's album "Just Crazy", which was released for the first time in Japan on May 30, ranked first on Oricon daily album chart with a sales of 53,814 copies on the first day.
Among 11 songs included in the album are "Stay", showing Jang's sweet voice, "In my dream", the sole Korean-language song in the album - for which Jang first wrote lyrics and composed - and "Rain", a commercial promotion song for Japan Santory's "Seoul makgolri". It also features "200 Miles", the opening theme song of animation "Fairy Tail-Phonex female shaman", that is to be released on August 18.
Jang is to complete a concert tour of four Japanese cities(Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Hukuoka), Changhai, Shenzen, Taiwan and Thailand under the title of "2012 Jang Geun-sok Asia Tour The Cri Show 2," starting with a concert in Seoul in July. [Yonhap]
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