KIM JAEJOONG THE ALONE KING
Kim Jaejoong of the band JYJ planted lonely himself in front of his followers once again with his solo album named “WWW” nine months after his first mini album. Esra Öztürk
” While telling about my thoughts over love, I used different kinds of melodies and sounds. “
Kim Jaejoong who is a singer that started his music career with pop music is still going for pop genre with his band JYJ, however he made his choice on rock music for his solo work. Considering that Rock is not highly popular in South Korea, what Kim Jaejoong does is literally a challenge. This was his wish since his childhood and he always wanted to do Yoon Do Hyun tasted music. And then his wish came true. He grabbed a song from one of the most important rock musicians of Korea and then he released his album. While he made his wish come true,of course our ears were filled with pleasure and joy. By selling 63.000 pieces within a week,the album that was released on 29th of October placed in 1st rank of weekly Hanteo chart which is one of the most important direct sales list of South Korea. Furthermore the album took its place in 1st ranks in iTunes lists of 9 countries !
WHAT IS HIS SECRET? If we need to name him with fans’ expression, Prince JJ seems to have taken a huge long step in the road of being King JJ regarding his ten years of art life and his successes. So what is the secret to his success and to the fact that he receives this much love? The answer is simple in fact. Of course his interpreting talent with flawless management of accessing his emotions to the songs, color of his voice and his undeniable good extraordinary looks. Another factor that shall not be forgotten is his love of work and being very much precise about the work itself. He also happened to emphasize his care about fans and listeners once again by saying ” I would like to put more songs written by me yet the songs that are better written than mine should have been added too because real thing is to let people listen to good music. ” Now let’s hear the album from his words…
ABOUT ALBUM NAME ( “WHO,WHEN,WHY” ) Who,when,why…These three words always come up in front of us from the beginning of love to its end.Among 13 songs I wrote to 10 songs and I expressed my beliefs about love. While expressing those,I wanted to use different kind of melodies and sounds along with the common theme love.
ABOUT WHAT KIND OF AN ALBUM “WWW” IS
The album is based on Rock but it contains sub genres in itself. There are songs with fast and strong tempo and also songs with rather slowly tempo, ballad songs,songs in Brit Rock, Pop punk and Funk form. I tried to make 13 songs different from each other and I made use of different sounds. People will be curious about if the one who sings these songs is really Kim Jaejoong or not.
TURKISH CHAT Kim Jaejoong also made a guesture for his fans again with a global chat right after the release of his album. On the same day, he chatted with his fans in Japanese, Chinese, English, Spanish and Turkish. After his visit in February 5, 2012 to our country, once again he managed to crown in our hearts by giving a place to Turkish language and to Turkish fans too. In the chat with a Turkish translator, his saying I love you Turkey in a video,his nice words for Turkish ladies and his sincere and humorous style of chatting with Turkish fans made fans live a great happiness.He also stated that Turkey is a beautiful country and would like to film an MV here.