Archive for January, 2008

Fin.K.L – Forever Love

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Fin.K.L was a K-pop girl group composed of four members that debuted in 1998. Their name means Fine Killing Liberty and was intended to mean that the group stood against the oppression of all freedom. Their name was chosen through a vote among young people of the record company even before the group was formed. Along with S.E.S., they were one of the popular girl groups in Korean pop music.

Fin.K.L won numerous music awards until the group’s abrupt end in 2002, wherein the members of the group chose to pursue solo careers in different areas. They regrouped in 2005 for a digital single, but disbanded again and there is no official word on the group’s status.

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Brown Eyed Soul – My Everything

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Brown Eyed Soul is an all-male trio, although little is known about the band. One of its popular members, Naul, seems to have already left the group and also plans to make remakes of the group’s songs. Brown Eyed Soul’s songs are still popular, though, although the remaining members are not.

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Lee Jung Hyun – Bahn

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Lee Jung Hyun is a popular Korean pop singer and actress. She was born in 1980 in Daegu, South Korea and strived to become an actress and singer. Her music is both pop and techno-style dance music. Her song Change topped Korean charts and won numerous awards such as Most Broadcasting Song, Best Song, Best Performance and other awards.

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Jang Nara – I am a Woman Too

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Jang Nara was born in 1981 in Seoul, Korea and is a prominent Korean singer and actress. She spent her childhood in the Korean capital and was fond of theater while she was still young.

Jang Nara’s first success took place after the release of her first album, Burying my Face in Tears, which sold 400,000 copies worldwide, wherein this song is still popular in Korea for its harmony and Nara’s native vocal voice. She is also involved in acting and in charity works like helping North Korean children who are suffering from starvation. Jang Nara is also a member of the FHI Charity Organization.

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