Brand New (Shinhwa album)

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Brand New
Brand New cover
Studio album by Shinhwa
Released 27 August 2004 (2004-08-27) (KOR)
8 December 2004 (2004-12-08) (JPN)
Recorded 2004
Genre K-pop, Dance
Language Korean
Label Good Entertainment
Avex Marketing[1]
Shinhwa chronology
Winter Story (2003 Shinhwa album)
(2003)
Brand New
(2004)
Winter Story 2004-2005
(2004)
Singles from Brand New
  1. "Brand New"
    Released:
  2. "Angel"
    Released:
  3. "Crazy"
    Released:
  4. "Oh!"
    Released:

Brand New is the seventh studio album of South Korean boy band Shinhwa. It was released on 27 August 2004 by Good Entertainment. It is their first album since leaving SM Entertainment and signing with Good Entertainment. The four lead tracks are "Brand New", "Angel", "Crazy" and "Oh".

Music and reception[edit]

The members of Shinhwa began taking charge as lyricist in the release of the album. Eric wrote some rap lyrics for some of the songs while Minwoo took charge and began writing full lyrics. Some songs that he wrote are: "All of My", "Oh" and "U". He later went on to write the song "Superstar" for the group Jewelry, which became a hit.

Debuted at #3, "Brand New" made its way to #2 and then dropped to #11. However, it made a large jump from #11 to #1, with a large jump in sales from 168,654 copies to 320,337 copies.

The lead track "Brand New", was composed by Cho Young-soo, won the Triple Crown, i.e. first place for three consecutive weeks, on M.net's live music programme M! Countdown, from 26 August to 9 September 2004.[2]

Tracks[edit]

  • Note: Those that are bolded are their singles.
  1. "Shooting Star"
  2. "U
  3. "Brand New"
  4. "열 병 (Crazy)"
  5. "Oh!"
  6. "Angel"
  7. "All of My..."
  8. "Time Machine"
  9. "나의 전부 Part II" (My Everything)
  10. "놓아요" (Set Free)
  11. "Liar"
  12. "위하여"(Cheers!)
  13. "원 해" (I Want)
  14. "2gether 4ever"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak position Total sales Chart run
August 2004 Monthly Chart #3[3] 69,975[3]
September 2004 Monthly Chart #2[4] 139,099[4]
October 2004 Monthly Chart #11[5] 168,654[5]
November 2004 Monthly Chart #1[6] 320,337[6]
December 2004 Monthly Chart #34[7] 324,772[7]
2004 Yearly Chart #5[8] 324,772[8]
24 weeks
January 2005 Monthly Chart #13[9] 325,333[9]
24 weeks

References[edit]

  1. ^ BRAND NEW SHINHWA (CD)
  2. ^ Lee, Nancy (7 June 2013). "M COUNTDOWN Hall of Fame: Shinhwa’s ‘Brand New’". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of August 2004". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2007-10-12. [dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of September 2004". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2007-10-12. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of October 2004". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  6. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of November 2004". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2007-07-11. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  7. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of December 2004". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2007-10-12. [dead link]
  8. ^ a b "2004 Yearly Chart". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  9. ^ a b "Album Sales For The Month Of January 2005". Recording Industry Association Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2007-10-12. [dead link]

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