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New J-pop and K-pop Releases

Here are some new releases from the J-pop and K-pop worlds. :)


J-pop


Koda Kumi- Ultraviolet

Koda Kumi*is set to release her 13th/14th studio albums on 8th March. It will be a double album release and is called W FACE ~inside~ and W FACE~outside~. It's her first album for 2 years; the last was Walk of my Life in 2015 and contains two previously released singles, Kimi Omoy and Shh!

This is Ultraviolet from W FACE ~outside. It's an Avex video, so it's not full length. (They tend to show short versions).









FAKY- Surrender


And girl group FAKY  have a new single called Surrender. It came out on 1st March (my birthday!).





K-pop


Taeyeon- Don't Say


Taeyeon (full name Kim Tae-yeon)* from girl group Girls' Generation is also a solo artist. She released her debut EP I in October that year. Before then she had released singles, including Like a Star with Korean singer The One and Different with K-R'n'b singer Kim Bum-soo.

Last November Taeyeon brought out the single 11:11 and at the end of February she released Fine, the first single from for her debut album My Voice which came out on the same day.

This is I Got Love, the second single from the album.




Note: This next one has been around for about a month but it's still recent, so I'll include it! :)



MASC -Tina

MASC are a boyband with 4 members, Woosoo (full name Woo Young-soo), ACE (real name Kim Dae-sung), 26 (Kim Ji-hoon) and Heejae (Yoo Hoo-jae). Their name is short for "masculine". MASC relaesed their first single Strange last August.

This is Tina, their second single, which is out now.





For more on MASC visit these links:

Official site (Korean language):  http://cafe.daum.net/winsmasc?q=mAsc

Official FB (Korean with English translation): https://www.facebook.com/winsMasc

KPopInfo profile (English): https://kpopinfo114.wordpress.com/male_artist_profiles/m/mask-profile/




Want more J-pop and K-pop? Check out these recent posts:

http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/new-music-releases.html

http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/asian-music-k-pop-j-pop-and-beyond.html

 K.A.R.D.- Don't Recall: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/weekly-music-video_22.html



*Japanese and Korean names are written with the surname first.


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Update 14/9/18: Avex videos are now blocked from being shown on third party applications. If you click on the videos you can watch them fine on YouTube. :)


Namie Amuro- Just You and I

First up here's Namie Amuro's latest single Just You and I. It came out in May. This is the short version of the music video. (Her record company Avex tend to upload short versions).

Update 7/11/18: I had to replace th video but I think it's the same.