‘Romantic Guy’ Alex Melts Fans in Japan

January 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm | Posted in Events, Music | 2 Comments

Singer Alex, the vocalist of Clazziquai who released a solo album last June, held his first solo concert in Japan at the Cece Lemon Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo 7 p.m. this Tuesday.

He opened the show with his hit romantic number “If it is you” and sang various songs to the accompaniment of a 12-member band including trumpeters and saxophonists.

The repertoire included “She is,” the theme song of the hit Korean drama “My Name is Kim Sam-soon,” “Miss understand” from his solo album, “Feel like making sunshine,” the jazz ballad “Day Dreaming” and a waltz piece “Waltz lesson.”

He also sang a hit by the Safety Zone, “Bye grief,” in fluent Japanese and also sang “Daisy,” “Flower pot” and “Coming home” while playing the piano. He showcased a total 24 songs this night.

During the show, he took out his cell phone camera and took a shot of the audience.

In 2005, Alex helped produce the remix album “DOPE SPACE NINE” by leading Japanese hip hop artist M-FLO. He also toured Korea with Clazziquai members.

In 2007, he also took part in M-FLO’s 5th album “COSMICOLOR” with top Japanese artists such as Namie Amuro, Koda Kumi and Bonnie Pink. He was featured in the song “Love me after 12AM.”

Source: KBS Global
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Jisun Comeback After Leaving Loveholic, Duet With Alex

January 23, 2009 at 2:48 am | Posted in Music | 1 Comment
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The two singers Jisun and Alex draw attention as they reveal the news of their duet track.

Before the release of her 3rd album, ‘Return To The Mermaid’s House’ on February 3, Loveholic’s vocal Jisun reveals her new duet track with Alex.

Acquainted with each other before because of the company label they shared, Jisun and Alex worked together releasing the digital single ‘Everyone’ in September of 2006.

“With the sweet and gentle voice of Alex and Jisun’s mysterious and ethereal voice, they were able to join together in perfect harmony,” stated Jisun’s representative.

In the meantime, returning after 3 years, Jisun is in the process of preparing her first solo album which she wrote and composed herself.

Source: JK News
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KBS to Air Special About Kim Yu-na and Park Tae-hwan

December 30, 2008 at 5:32 pm | Posted in Other, Television | 1 Comment
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KBS TV2 will show a special New Year’s program about figure-skating prodigy Kim Yu-na and “Marine Boy” Park Tae-hwan.

The program will air January 1st and 2nd at 9 p.m. under the titles “Korea’s Hope for 2009 – Go, Korea – Kim Yu-na Special” and “New Challenge for 2009 – Go, Korea – Park Tae-hwan Special.”

Hosted by Shin Dong-yeop, the program will seek to deliver hope and courage to the Korean public in 2009 by introducing Kim and Park as national athletes.

KBS says the program will send a message of encouragement to the public through these two young people, who impressed the nation in 2008. The production team also added that though it is just an entertainment show, it will also contain a message of hope and new impressions.

The Kim Yu-na edition of the program, which will be co-hosted by Shin Bong-seon, will feature Alex, Roh Sa-yeon and Taeyeon, while the Park Tae-hwan edition will feature Leeteuk, Shin-dong and Eun-hyuk of Super Junior along with Nam Kyu-ri.

Source: KBS Global
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This year’s University Song Festival – Big Bang, Kim Gun Mo, Wonder Girls, Younha

September 24, 2008 at 10:58 am | Posted in Events, Music, Stars | 5 Comments
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Kim Gun Mo, Big Bang, Younha, Wonder Girls.

From left to right, top to bottom: Kim Gun Mo, Big Bang, Younha, Wonder Girls.

The 32nd MBC University Song Festival will be a rich experience including performances and is expected to be a “Stars’ Party.” Scheduled for October 4 at Chonbuk National University in the North Jeolla province, it will feature singer Lee Hyori, Oh Sang Jin, and Tablo as announcers. It’s expected to have 12 teams of performances, and in addition, 6 other final performances are being prepared.

With the slogan “The Original,” Big Bang and No Brain will perform Caterpillar’s “To You,” and Alex and Son Dambi are preparing a secret duet. Kim Gun Mo, Wonder Girls, Younha, and Bobby Kim will sing a medley while Big Bang’s Top and SS501’s Kim Hyun Joong are preparing a special stage. The last stage will be rock band YB and Lee Juck, and Transfixion.

An MBC Song Festival staff member said, “We want the students to experience dreams and passion instead of worrying about work and grades, and are preparing the event for that purpose.”

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Overworked Alex Suspends Some Broadcasting Activities

September 12, 2008 at 9:03 pm | Posted in Stars, Television | 5 Comments

Alex has been busy day to day, spending his time on his solo album activities, MBC’s “Sunday Night-We Got Married,” MBC FM4U’s “Blue Night, and I’m Alex,” and Mnet Mcountdown. These jobs overlap into overwork, and because of waist-disk problems, Alex has planned to stop his broadcasting activities.

Therefore, he plans to take sufficient rest and treatment while he prepares for his sold-out performances in Busan in late September.

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We hope that Alex takes the all the rest that he needs and that he will stay well!

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