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8Eight
8Eight @ Cyworld Dream Music Festival 싸이월드 드림 뮤직 페스티벌 2.jpg
8Eight at the Cyworld Dream Music Festival, July 23, 2011
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Years active 2007-2014
Labels Big Hit Entertainment
Members Lee Hyun
Baek Chan
Joo Hee

8Eight (에이트) was a South Korean music trio consisting of Baek Chan, Lee Hyun, and Joo Hee. As of December 21st 2014, they have temporarily disbanded, as Baek Chan and Joo Hee's contracts with Big Hit Entertainment have ended.[1]

8Eight won the first season of the television series, MBC’s Show Survival (쇼 서바이벌).[2] They debuted on MBC’s Show! Music Core on August 25, 2007.

On 8 October 2012 member Lee Hyun enlisted for mandatory military service of five weeks of basic training followed by duty as an active soldier for 21 months.[3]

On 19 September 2014, the group released their comeback single 미치지말자.

Members[edit]

  • Lee Hyun (이현) - male vocalist, leader
  • Baek Chan (백찬) - male vocalist, rapper
  • Joo Hee (주희) - female vocalist

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Album information Tracklist
The First
  • Released: September 6, 2007
  • Length: 40:47
  • Language: Korean
  1. Forget About Love and Sing (Sarangeul Ilhgo Nan Noraehane, 사랑을 잃고 난 노래하네)
  2. Can I Love (Saranghal Su Isseulkka, 사랑할 수 있을까)
  3. Going Crazy (Michida, 미치다)
  4. We Can't Love (Urin Saranghaeseon Andwepnida, 우린 사랑해선 안됩니다)
  5. If I Only Had One Day (Na-ege Harubakke Eoptdamyeon, 나에게 하루밖에 없다면)(feat. V.O.S.)
  6. Come Back (Dorawajwo, 돌아와줘)
  7. I Can Hear the Memories (Chu-eogi Deullinda, 추억이 들린다)
  8. Listen to Me (Deureoyo, 들어요)(feat. Lim Jeong HeeK.will )
  9. Between (Sa-i, 사이)(feat. Sun Ye, Ye Eun of Wonder GirlsPdogg)
  10. World Full of Love (Sesang Gadeuk Sarangeul, 세상 가득 사랑을)
Infinity
  • Released: March 3, 2008
  • Length: 36:54
  • Language: Korean
  1. Let Me Go (feat. Cho PD)
  2. I Love You (feat. Jessica of Girls' Generation)
  3. Sometin' Sometin'
  4. One Love
  5. Going to Ask (Mureo Bopnida, 물어 봅니다)
  6. In the Morning
  7. She's Here (Wasseo Geunyeo, 왔어 그녀)
  8. Me Joo Hee (Me Joo Hee, Me 주희)(feat. Pdogg)
  9. Another Footstep (Tto Hangeoreum, 또 한걸음)
  10. Holding Onto the Collar (Otkiseul Japgoseo, 옷깃을 잡고서)(feat. Park Min Hye of Big Mama)
Golden Age
  • Released: March 3, 2009
  • Length: 34:19
  • Language: Korean
  1. The Light of My Life (Nae Salmui Bit, 내 삶의 빛) (Intro)
  2. Poor Sunflower (Bulssanghan Haebaragi, 불쌍한 해바라기)
  3. Don't Suppress (Chamjima, 참지마)
  4. Without a Heart (Shimjangi Eopseo, 심장이 없어)
  5. Now Painful Enough (Ije Seulpeun Geon Chungbunhae, 이제 슬픈건 충분해)
  6. Numbers
  7. Can't Stop
  8. You Said You Love (Saranghandamyeonseo, 사랑한다면서)
  9. Pick (Majung, 마중)
  10. Freedom (Jayu, 자유)

Extended plays[edit]

Album information Tracklist
The Bridge
  • Released: May 12, 2010
  • Length:
  • Language: Korean
  1. Intro : Love is going (사랑이 가도)
  2. The End is Coming (이별이 온다)
  3. Even if your face change (얼굴이 바껴도)
  4. Star (feat. Changmin & Jinwoon of 2AM)
  5. Availability Period (유효기간)
  6. Outro : The Bridge
8eight
  • Released: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length:
  • Language: Korean
  1. Covering your mouth (그 입술을 막아본다)
  2. You're really great (그대는 정말 대단해요)
  3. Even song can't cure sorrow (노래도 슬픔은 못 고치네)
  4. U Make Me Feel Brand New
  5. Dilemma

Singles

  • [2007.07.15] Music is My Life (Part 2)
  • [2008.06.20] I Love You (feat. Jessica Jung)
  • [2008.11.06] Baek Chan's Solo Single - The Analogueman in This Digital World
  • [2009.06.11] Goodbye My Love (잘가요 내사랑)
  • [2010.03.08] Availability Period (유효기간)
  • [2011.07.06] Covering Those Lips (그 입술을 막아본다)
  • [2014.09.19] Don’t Go Crazy (미치지말자)

Collaborations

  • [2007.05.25] Banana Girl - Chocolate (Track 6: Story Of Heartbreak)
  • [2007.12.21] Rainbow Vol.6 (Track 2: 엉뚱한 상상)
  • [2008.01.17] Baby Jin (Track 2: Good Girl)
  • [2008.04.28] New Decade (Track 2: Wa & Track 7:귀여워요)
  • [2008.06.04] 'My Bittersweet City' OST (Track 1: 달콤한 나의 도시)
  • [2008.11.10] Dynamic Duo Feat. Joo Hee - GONE (New Ways Always)
  • [2008.11.11] Various Artists - Dala Song (Track 2: 달라송 [Dala Song - Original Ver.])
  • [2008.12.01] Chae Jung Ahn - TV Love ft. Baek Chan (엑스캔버스 타임머신 주제곡 XCANVAS Time Machine Theme Song)
  • [2008.12.08] Lena Park - Winter Kiss feat. Baek Chan (New Ways Always)
  • [2010.01.18] Lee Seung-gi - 사랑이 술을 가르쳐 feat. Baek Chan of 8Eight
  • [2010.01.21] 2AM - I Love You feat. Baek Chan & Joo Hee of 8Eight (죽어도 못 보내)
  • [2010.02.03] Untouchable - 나를 떠나지마 (Don't Leave Me) feat. Lee Hyun of 8eight

Awards[edit]

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Work Result
2009 Best Mixed Gender Group "Without a Heart"[4] Won
2010 Best Group Vocal Performance "Farewell is Coming"[5] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vocal Group 8Eight Announces Decision to Temporarily Disband After 7 Years". Soompi. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Choi Se-na (최세나) (2007-09-28). "'쇼바이벌', 시청자 투표로 순위 결정 ('Show Survival, rank decided by viewers' vote)" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. 
  3. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (26 September 2012). "8eight’s Lee Hyun to enter the Army on Oct. 8". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "2009 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list". MAMA. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
  5. ^ Hicap, Jonathan M. (October 29, 2010). "Controversial Mnet Asian Music Awards bares nominees". Manila Bulletin. Manila Bulletin Publishing. Retrieved February 12, 2011. 

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