Brand New Kiss
|Brand New Kiss
'브랜드 뉴 키스'
Korean edition and Japanese CD only cover
|EP by U-KISS|
|Released||March 30, 2011
(see release history)
|Label||NH Media, LOEN Entertainment (South Korea)
Avex Trax (Japan)
Japanese version Type A - CD+DVD cover
Japanese version Type B - CD+DVD cover
|Singles from Bran New Kiss|
Brans New Kiss (Korean: '브랜드 뉴 키스') is the fifth extended play released by South Korean boy band U-KISS. It is the first EP to feature the third line-up, introducing new members Hoon and AJ, after members Alexander and Ki Bum's contracts were terminated.
On March 23, U-Kiss revealed their first teaser for their upcoming EP. The second video teaser followed on the 25th. The music video was released March 29, the same day as the digital download, via YouTube. An alternate version of the music video for "0330", noted as the "Drama Version", was released on April 1st via Mnet.
The digital version of the album was released on March 30, 2011 and the physical on April 1st in South Korea. A Japanese version of the EP was released on August 24, 2011 in 3 versions: 2 CD+DVD and CD only. The CD only edition comes with a Japanese version of the single "0330". The album debuted on the Oricon chart at #5 on the first day of release, eventually climbing to #3 the following day.
The single "0330" off the album debuted on the Hanteo Single Charts, one of South Korea's official music charts, at number one due to high digital download sales and airway play.
|1.||"It's Time" (Intro)||1:31|
|3.||"내게 아픈 말은..." (The Words That Hurt Me...)||3:28|
|5.||"I Don't Understand"||3:16|
|Japanese single - CD Only|
|7.||"0330" (Japanese version)||3:30|
|DVD - Japanese Version (Type A)|
|1.||"U-Kiss Visit to Japan" (Offshot Movie)|
|DVD - Taiwan and Japanese Version (Type B)|
|1.||"0330" (Music video - Korean version)|
|South Korea Gaon Weekly album chart||2|
|South Korea Gaon Monthly album chart||9|
|Japan Oricon Daily albums chart||3|
|Japan Oricon Weekly albums chart||7|
|Japan Oricon Monthly albums chart||39|
Sales and certifications
|Gaon physical sales||20,216|
|Oricon physical sales||13,012|
|South Korea||March 30, 2011||Digital download||NH Media
|April 1, 2011||CD|
|Japan||August 24, 2011||CD, Digital download||Avex Trax|
|Thailand||September 5, 2011||CD||Sony Music|
|Philippines||October 22, 2011||Sony Ivory|
|Taiwan||September 8, 2011||CD+DVD||Alpha Music|
- OSEN 유키스, 한국어 앨범으로 日오리콘 차트 3위 http://osen.mt.co.kr/news/view.html?mCode=ent&gid=G1108270046&page=1 Retrieved August 27, 2011. "유키스는 지난 25일자 오리콘 데일리 앨범 차트에서 한국앨범 '브랜드 뉴 키스'로 3위에 올랐다. YUKI와 SMAP에 이은 순위다."
- (Korean) "Gaon Search - U-KISS". Gaon. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- (Japanese) "アルバム デイリーランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング". Oricon. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
- (Korean) "Gaon album chart". Gaon. Retrieved June 27, 2012.