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Japanese know how to do things in a big way.
The big means were used for the release of the single SONG FOR A DREAMER, a ballad composed by Kim Hyun Joong for Sony Entertainment movie “Violence Action”.
For the moment it’s just a single, how will it be when the full album will be released?
Everyone knows Kim Hyun Joong’s bio but we like the one on this site, here it is:
(Google translation 😒 )
Kim Hyun Joon
Born on 1986 June 1986, height 1.82m
He made his debut in June 2005 as the leader of the Korean five-piece band SS501.
Active in many commercials and variety shows, he was selected to play the role of Hanazawa in the Korean version of the drama “Boys Over Flowers ~ Boys Over Flowers” which aired in Korea in 2009, gaining worldwide popularity not only in Korea but also in Asia, and joined the ranks of Korean stars.
As an actor, he also starred in the following “Prank KISS ~ Playful Kiss” and had a big break in Japan.
In April 2018, he founded the label HENECIA MUSIC at Discovery Next. The single Take my hand, released on June 6, reached #4 on the weekly Oricon chart. It reached No. 1 on the Oricon Weekly ROCK Single chart and No. 1 on the chart for the same month. They released “Wait for me” on September 26 as their second single on the band. It reached No. 1 in the Oricon Daily Singles Chart, No. 4 in the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart and No. 1 in the Oricon Weekly Rock Single Chart. In addition, from the following September 27, a venue tour “KIM HYUN JOONG JAPAN TOUR 2018 Together Take My Hand” will take place, starting from Ichikawa in Chiba Prefecture and holding about 14 performances in 12 cities across the country. He concluded with the tour finale at the Makuhari Messe Event Hall, the place of memories where he promised fans that he would definitely return here in his last concert before joining the army about three and a half years ago.
On 11 September 2019, Japan released his first new single in about a year, ‘This Is Love’.
The title song “THIS IS LOVE”, written and composed by Kim Hyun Joon, will be the ending theme for the TBS TV series “Hiruobi!” in September.
In addition, the pairing also included a new-style collaborative work “BEYOND CRAZY” written and composed by ZIGGY singer Shigekiichi Mori, who is considered the best R & R band in Japan, and arranged with Hyun Joon’s own interpretation while Kim Hyun Joon himself expressed his respect for the songs he provided.
In addition, from the day after its release, it was titled “KIM HYUN JOONG meets…”, and at Shin-Kiba Studio Coast, a luxurious van event was held at Shin-Kiba Studio Coast with ZIGGY on the first day, and on the second day with Japanese rock legend Yoshito Teraoka, who is also active as the bassist and producer of JUN SKY WALKER(S).
On February 5, 2020, he released his first full-length album in about five years, “The Moon, the Sun and Your Song”.
The theme song “Song of the Moon, the Sun and You”, which he wrote and composed himself, was chosen as the ending theme of the TBS TV series “Hiruobi!” for two consecutive movies.
The song “Life Without You” from the same album was created as a different story from the Korean version as a story depicted from the eyes of a woman – a time of sepia colour – written by singer-songwriter Toko Furuuchi – and held on February 4 “KIM HYUN JOONG meets… Vol.2” was presented as a special session arranged by Kotaro Oshio, the world-renowned Japanese acoustic guitarist whom Kim Hyun Joon himself has always respected.
In addition, from February 1, the national tour “Kim Hyun Joong Japan Tour 2020 The Moon, the Sun and Your Song” will start at Olympus Hall Hachioji 2days in Tokyo starting with the new album.
It was decided that the concert would be held in two parts: the “Moon Tour” with 9 performances of the hall tour, and the first live tour “Taiyo TOUR” with 12 performances in 10 cities across the country, starting in Sapporo.
* Due to the impact of the new coronavirus, the “Taiyo TOUR” and other performances of the Yokohama Pacifico Tour Final Performance have been cancelled.
Link to the site do not hesitate to leave your impressions there is a form:
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キム・ヒョンジュン「Song for a dreamer」特設サイト (kimhyunjoong-sfad.com)
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