Monday, April 14, 2008
TVXQ to Release Brand New Single Album
The popular idol group TVXQ will release its 22nd single "Beautiful You" on April 23.
After releasing its third studio album in January, the group has been releasing a series of singles with the member taking turns as the main vocalist. "Beautiful You" will be TVXQ's seventh single album this year.
The latest single features the theme song from "The Story of the First King's Four Gods," a historical drama series starring Bae Yong-joon, which began airing in Japan on NHK on April 5.
According to the April 12th edition of Japan's Oricon News, female music listeners in their 20s and 40s were most interested in the soon-to-be-released single album. Compared to the seven singles that were released last year, the six singles that were released this year as of March had a recognitiion rate of 69.8 percent versus 56.7 percent.
Oricon News said the consecutive releases of the single albums as well as the popularity of the historical drama series are expected to boost the sales of the latest single.
TVXQ included Korean and Japanese versions of the drama theme song "Cheonnyeonyeonga." The single album contains a total of five different versions of the song including a karaoke version and an instrumental version.
c: KBS Global