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Foreign Composers to K-Pop! Why?

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Foreign Composers to K-Pop! Why?

K-Pop, SHINee, NUEST, f(x), SNSD, TaeTiSeo, Super Junior, EXO

'Foreign Composers are coming!'

Thomas Troelsen, Willem Laseroms, Brandon Fraley...Who are these names? Actually, they are the composers of SHINee, f(x), SNSD unit TaeTiSeo's this year big hit songs.

Major K-Pop agency SM Entertainment has announced new albums of SHINee, New group EXO-K, SNSD's TaeTiSeo, f(x), Super Junior this year. Among these groups, only EXO-K's title song "Mama" was produced by Yoo Youngjin and other songs such as SHINee's "Sherlock," TaeTiSeo's "Twinkle," f(x)'s "Electric Shock," Super Junior's "Sexy, FreeSingle" are all produced by foreign composers.

Foreign composers are going rampage in the entertainment world. It's not just SM Entertainment. Son Dambi, After School's agency Pledis also got its new group NU'EST's debut song "Face" from a foreign composer, and many other agencies are currently co-operating or contacting foreign composers. What would be the reason for K-Pop agencies to desperately seeking foreign composers?

How are agencies getting songs from the foreign composer?

Before we look at why foreign composers are popular in K-Pop, we first need to see how their songs are going into K-Pop world.

Firstly, foreign composers from Sony, Universal, Warner Music and other foreign music publishing company are often selling songs to Korea. An associate said "publishing companies consider selling their composers songs as a big part of their business. It's a chance for them to sell songs and advertise their composers."

Another route is to attending International Music exposition Midem in Cannes, France and directly contacting potential foreign composers and songs. An associate from an agency currently working with a foreign song said "I'm attending Midem and other international music expositions every year to find potential foreign composers and songs." SM Entertainment has been co-operating with foreign composers since group H.O.T. and S.E.S. and currently working with over 450 foreign composers. SM Entertainment is not only attending Midem, but also holding its own festival to invite foreign composers.

SM Entertainment said "Last year when we had SM Town concert in Paris, France, we held a conference with hundreds of European composers. Also, we hold 'Lighting Camp' where we introduce music styles and artists of SM's taste to foreign composers. Because K-Pop is famous globally, many foreign composers are coming to give our artists songs."

Recently, not only via agency's email, but also through Facebook and Twitter, foreign composers are contacting K-Pop agencies, hoping to work with them. The associate also said "Not only from U.S., but also from Netherland, England, and other European composers are contacting us often. In many cases they send us songs as well, but we always seriously consider if we can apply Korean feeling into."

Limitation in Korean market, financial benefit, K-Pop boom

Regarding foreign composers boom, an entertainment associate analyzed it as "a solution to develop many kinds of route to collect songs." There are limit on composers who can write a hit song and number of songs they can produce, so agencies look for foreign composers to fill the gap. An associate said "it's almost impossible to get a song from well-known composers" and "certain composers are working with certain agencies' artists as teams so it makes us harder to get songs from them. So we turned ourselves to foreign composers."

Financial benefit is also a big factor as well. Famous composers usually take a contract per an album. An entertainment associate said agencies pay about 35,000 ~45,000 dollar per a mini album. Even if the agency knows a composer personally, it costs about 9,000 dollar per a song. But for foreign composers, it costs usually 3000~7000 dollar.

There is an opinion saying that it's because of Korean Wave. An associate from an agency that has a close relationship with global market said "as K-Pop became popular, foreign composers consider working with Korean artists as an opportunity to appeal themselves to not only Asia, but Europe, South America and other places."

There is an opinion saying that it's more of a progress of the music market uniting as one. An associate explained that "publishing companies not only selling their composers' songs, but also selling Korean composers' songs to foreign countries. Not only songs but choreography as well. You know recently famous idol groups worked with Beyonce's choreography? It's all part of the progress. Boundaries among markets are slowly fading off."

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On Could 5, more than a few representatives printed that the singer participated in the presentations filming, in conjunction with ballad singer Shin Seung Hun.

Ailee conducted a duet edition of her hit song “Heaven” with a non-celebrity playerat the set. It used to be also revealed that she changed into moved to the point of tears as she screened the video entries of applicantsmaking a song her song.

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A second-in-command named Na Hyeon-jeong (Kim Hye-soo) puts her lifestylesat the line to bring back a gangster organization to life and she chooses an under-boss named Im Sang-hoon (Lee Seon-gyoon) to paintings for her whilst investigator Choi (Lee Hee-joon) starts a perilous game opposed to them. This film is unlike the standard Korean noire observed so far.

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Sean Explains Why He Doesn’t Stay His Charity PaintingsNon-public ilmare42 Might 5, 2016 0 On May just 5, Jinusean’s Sean sat down for an interview on JTBC’s “Newsroom,” where he was once asked via anchor Sohn Suk Hee about his noted passion for aidingthe ones in need.

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Sean says, “There were no children’s rehabilitation hospitals in Korea. I sought after to lend a hand disabled youngsters have a neater quality of life.” He explains, “I donated 1,000 won (approximately 86 cents) for each 1 meter that I ran, and folks saw that and contributed by donating too.”

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'Signal' actor Lee Je-hoon says, "I forgot all of my lines once I saw Kim Hye-soo's face. My center used to be pounding"

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Lee Je-hoon gave the impressionat the episode of KBS 2TV's 'Happy In combination 3' on Might 5th and discussed close to his sunbae actress, Kim Hye-soo, who had co-starred in tvN's hit drama, "Signal".

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Watch: GOT7’s BamBam, Junior, And Mark Make a selection Who They’d Would like to Superstar With On “Celebrity Bromance”

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Watch: GOT7’s BamBam, Junior, And Mark Make a choice Who They’d Wish toBig name amongst On “Celebrity Bromance”ilmare42 Might 5, 2016 0 On Could 5’s episode of “Celebrity Bromance,” GOT7’s Mark, Junior, and BamBam take a seat down to observeone of thepicturesin their bandmate Jackson and MONSTA X’s Jooheon on their bro-adventures.

The guys disclose some insights into what Jackson’s like in genuine life, explaining that he’s cheerful yet likewise likes to discuss about serious things. But they say that since he needs to entertain other folks on television, he helps to keep that serious facet of himself off camera.

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I.O.I Individuals Promised Every Other They Wouldn’t Cry When Disbanding In 10 Months

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First of all, Kim Sejeong thanked the clicking and enthusiasts for being here, saying, Thank you such a lot for coming here to look I.O.I on a holiday like today. Ive at all timessought after to be successful, and i'm so glad and fascinated to sense that feeling.

Kim Sohye said, We practiced every day for our debut. We worked difficultall over Produce 101, too, yetI believe nosotros practiced two to 3 times harder. Please look forward to our activities.