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K-pop now! : the Korean music revolution

Author: Mark James Russell
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont ; Singapore : Tuttle Publishing, North Clarendon, VT, U.S.A. : Distributed by Tuttle Publishing [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2012, Psy's song and music video "Gangnam Style" suddenly took the world by storm. Russell takes a look at Korea's high-energy pop music, and gives you insider's look at the groups and singers have made it to the top. With infectious melodies and high-energy fun, attractive and talented singers and eye-popping visuals, K-Pop is the music of now.
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Genre/Form: Discographies
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Discography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark James Russell
ISBN: 4805313005 9784805313008
OCLC Number: 855905694
Notes: Includes discographies.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The state of K-pop --
The land of K-pop --
What is K-pop? Interview with Eat Your Kimchi ; Interview with Kevin Kim from Ze:A ; Interview with Brian Joo from Floy to the Sky --
Boy groups. Big Bang ; Super Junior ; TVXQ! ; 2AM ; 2PM ; B.A.P. ; Beast ; Busker Busker ; CN Blue ; EXO ; FT Island ; Infinite ; MBLAQ ; Shinee ; Ze:A --
Girl groups. Girls' Generation ; 2NE1 ; Wonder Girls ; 4Minute ; After School ; Brown Eyed Girls ; Davichi ; F(X) ; Kara ; Miss A ; Secret ; Sistar ; T-ara --
Solo artists. Psy ; BoA ; Jay Park ; Rain ; Yoon Mi-rae ; IU --
K-pop's future.
Other Titles: Korean music revolution
Responsibility: Mark James Russell.

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In 2012, Psy's song and music video "Gangnam Style" suddenly took the world by storm. Russell takes a look at Korea's high-energy pop music, and gives you insider's look at the groups and singers have made it to the top. With infectious melodies and high-energy fun, attractive and talented singers and eye-popping visuals, K-Pop is the music of now.

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