Review: Actor Lee Jun Ki Delivers A Surprisingly Funky New Dance Single With 'Fever' From The 'My Dear' EP [AUDIO]
There's an old cliché in Hollywood; every actor wants to be a singer.
And although recent movie stars like Jamie Foxx and Zooey Deschanel have been able to maintain credible careers in music and acting, they are inarguably the exception to the rule.
Six thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, there is another movie star who is a strong exception to that rule, Lee Jun Ki.
The star of television, stage and screen is a former national ambassador for Korean tourism. He is also a pop singer with an edge to his softly delivered vocals that makes him unstoppable.
Lee's new song "Fever" from the "My Dear" EP released this week, is the perfect blend of 1970s West Coast funk and 1980s British electro, with a strong shout-out to the smash collaboration between Duran Duran and producer Nile Rodgers of Chic, the 1986 dance classic "Notorious" (Rodgers was of course tearing up the pop charts more recently as guitarist and co-writer of Daft Punk's song of the summer of 2013 "Get Lucky