Kara discography

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Kara discography
Releases
Studio albums 8
Compilation albums 6
EPs 5
Singles 25
Video albums 17
Music videos 27
Soundtracks 21

This is the discography of the South Korean girl group Kara. Kara has been in the music business ever since they debuted with "Break It" on March 29, 2007. They have currently released eight full-length albums, six extended plays, and seventeen singles. They have also participated in singing OSTs of various Korean dramas.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[1]
JPN
[2]
Korean
The First Blooming 2
  • KOR: 36,700+
Revolution
  • Released: July 30, 2009
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
2 86
  • KOR: 117,200+[3]
  • JPN: 6,500+
Step
  • Released: September 6, 2011
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 5
  • KOR: 106,296+[4]
  • JPN: 93,700+
Full Bloom
  • Released: September 2, 2013
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 25
  • KOR: 46,830+[5]
  • JPN: 12,809+
Japanese
Girl's Talk
  • Released: November 24, 2010
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD, digital download
2
  • JPN: 484,635+
Super Girl
  • Released: November 23, 2011
  • Reissue: April 11, 2012 (Special Edition)
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD, digital download
1
  • JPN: 777,960+
  • RIAJ: Million [7]
Girls Forever
  • Released: November 14, 2012
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD, digital download
2
  • JPN: 122,352+
  • RIAJ: Platinum[8]
Fantastic Girls
  • Released: August 28, 2013
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD, digital download
3
  • JPN: 57,041+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[1]
JPN
[2]
Korean
Rock U 8 106
  • KOR: 19,855+
  • JPN: 1,200+
Pretty Girl
  • Released: December 4, 2008
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
2 105
  • KOR: 30,585+
  • JPN: 1,200+
Pretty Girl Special Edition
  • Reissue EP
  • Released: February 12, 2009
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
2 103
  • KOR: 22,340+[3]
  • JPN: 1,250+
Lupin
  • Released: February 17, 2010
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 100
  • KOR: 84,300+[9]
  • JPN: 4,400+
Jumping
  • Released: November 10, 2010
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 52
  • KOR: 78,600+[9]
  • JPN: 13,000+
Pandora
  • Released: August 22, 2012
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 15
  • KOR: 71,800+
  • JPN: 22,000+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Greatest hits albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[1]
JPN
[2]
Japanese
Best 2007-2010
  • Released: September 29, 2010
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD, digital download
2
  • JPN: 219,015+
  • RIAJ: Platinum[6]
Best Girls
  • Released: November 27, 2013
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD/DVD
5
  • JPN: 65,228+
Taiwan
Hits! Hits!
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[1]
JPN
[2]
Japanese
Kara Collection
  • Released: September 5, 2012
  • Record Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD/DVD
3
  • JPN: 71,350+
Korean
Solo Collection
  • Released: December 4, 2012
  • Record Label: DSP Media
  • Format: CD/DVD
3 91
  • KOR: 15,265+
  • JPN: 2,674+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Box sets[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[1]
JPN
[2]
Japanese
Special Premium Box for Japan
  • Released: April 28, 2010
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD/DVD
29
  • JPN: 4,332+
Kara Album Collection
  • Released: March 26, 2014
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD/DVD
85
  • JPN: 1,530+
Kara Single Collection
  • Released: March 26, 2014
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: CD/DVD
87
  • JPN: 1,500+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles[edit]

Further information: List of songs recorded by Kara
Title Year Peak chart positions Sales and Certifications Album
KOR
Gaon

[1]
KOR
Hot 100

[11]
JPN
Oricon

[2]
JPN
Hot 100

[12]
Korean language singles
"Break It" 2007 18 The First Blooming
"If U Wanna" 22
"Secret World" 42
"Rock U" 2008 7 Rock U
"Good Day: Season 2" 33 Pretty Girl
"Pretty Girl" 2
"Honey" 2009 1
"Same Heart" 24 Revolution
"Wanna" 1
"Mister" 8
"Stars Falling From the Sky" 2010 47 Stars Falling From the Sky O.S.T
"Lupin" 1
  • KOR: 2,977,898+ (DL)
Lupin
"We're With You" 14 24 Super Girl:
Japan Tour Special Edition
"2Me" 12 Go Go Summer! (single)
"Jumping" 3
  • KOR: 1,311,540+ (DL)
Jumping
"Step" 2011 2 2 42
  • KOR: 2,667,484+ (DL)
Step
"Pandora" 2012 2 3
  • KOR: 1,503,346+ (DL)
Pandora
"Runaway" 2013 9 5
  • KOR: 247,441+ (DL)
Full Bloom
"Damaged Lady" 4 9
  • KOR: 453,828+ (DL)
Untitled (Mid August, 2014) 2014 TBA
Japanese language singles
"Mister" 2010 5 11 Girl's Talk
"Jumping" 5 4
  • RIAJ: Gold (119,727+)
  • Ringtone: 2× Platinum
  • Cellphone: 2× Platinum
  • DL: Platinum
"Jet Coaster Love" 2011 1 2
  • RIAJ: Gold (225,521+)
  • Cellphone: Platinum
  • DL: Platinum
Super Girl
"Go Go Summer!" 2 2
  • RIAJ: Gold (230,813+)
  • Ringtone: 2× Platinum
  • Cellphone: Platinum
  • DL: Platinum
"Winter Magic" 3 2
  • RIAJ: Gold (124,965+)
  • Cellphone: Gold
  • DL: Gold
"Speed Up" /
"Girl's Power"
2012 2 3
7
  • RIAJ: Gold (158,613+)
Girls Forever
"Electric Boy" 2 1
  • RIAJ: Gold (76,248+)
"Bye Bye Happy Days!" 2013 2 2
  • RIAJ: 78,325+
Fantastic Girls
"Thank You Summer Love" 2 1
  • RIAJ: 75,884+
"French Kiss" 7 24
  • RIAJ: 35,505+
Best Girls
Untitled (August 27, 2014) 2014 TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
Gaon

[1]
KOR
Hot 100

[11]
JPN
RIAJ

[14]
JPN
Hot 100

[12]
Korean language songs
"Umbrella" 2010 30 Lupin
"Tasty Love" 41
"Lonely" 56
"Rollin'" 60
"Love Is" 77 Jumping
"Burn" 98
"Binks" 102
"With" 104
"Rider" 2011 43 69 Step
"Strawberry" 56 83
"Follow Me" 79
"Date (My Boy)" 83
"I Am... (Ing)" (Acoustic version) 115
"With My Heart (Dear Kamilia)" 136
"Kara 4 U" (Outro) 179
"Ey! Oh!" (Intro) 182
"Way" 2012 58 35 Pandora
"Miss U" 88 64
"Idiot" 106 87
"Lost" 85 68 Kara Solo Collection
"Secret Love" 82 74
"Wanna Do" 100
"Guilty" 155
"Daydream" 163
"2Night" 2013 98 98 Full Bloom
"Follow Me" 113
"1+1" 114
"Smoothie" 126
"In The Game" 129
"Beautiful Night"[15] 51 44 Bye Bye Happy Days! (single)
Japanese language songs
"Lupin" 2010 55 Girl's Talk
"SOS" 17
"Ima, Okuritai 「Arigatou」" 2011 16 Super Girl
"Girls Be Ambitious!" 42
"Winter Magic (X'mas version)" 67
"Dreamin' Girl" 28
"Do It! Do It!" 67
"Missing" 98
"Step" 2012 6 38 Speed Up / Girl's Power (single)
"Go Go Summer! 2012" 49 68 Kara Collection
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Guest appearances[edit]

Title Year Other performer(s) Album
"Gil" (Road: "길") 2010 MBC Music Travel LaLaLa Vol.7 (Digital Single)
"Round and Round" ("빙글 빙글") 2010 No Brain MBC Music Travel LaLaLa Vol.11 (Digital Single)
"I’ll Write You a Letter" ("편지할께요") 2011 Kim Hyung Suk 2011 Kim Hyung Suk With Friends Part.1

Soundtracks[edit]

Title Year Soundtracks from Album
"Fighting" 2007 Keeping Up with Gangnam Mother (강남엄마 따라잡기) Keeping Up with Gangnam Mother OST
"Butterfly" ("나비") 2008 Naruto Shippuden (Korean version) N/A
"Love is Fire" 2009 Boys Over Flowers Boys Over Flowers Original Sound Track: Part 2
"Stars Falling From the Sky" ("별을 따다줘") 2010 Stars Falling From the Sky Stars Falling From the Sky OST
"Lonely" My Mother Lupin
"SOS" 2011 URAKARA Girl's Talk
"Ima, Okuridai Arigatou" Super Girl
"My Prayer" 2012 Strangers6 N/A
"Beautiful Night" 2013 KARA The Animation Bye Bye Happy Days! (single)
"Love Letter" Thank You Summer Love (single)
"Runaway" Secret Love Full Bloom
"My Angel" 2014 N/A
"Into The World" (세상속으로)

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Album details Sales Certifications
2009 KARAdise 2010 Season's Greeting
  • Release date: December 8, 2009
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: DVD
2010 MBC DVD Collection: Kara Sweet Muse Gallery
  • Release date:
    • May 19, 2010 (Japan)
    • May 27, 2010 (South Korea)
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD
  • JPN: 13,000+
KARAFULL DVD-BOX
  • Release date: August 4, 2010
  • Label: Esupio
  • Format: DVD
KARA Vacation
  • JPN: 2,300+
KARAdise 2011 Season's Greeting From Thai
  • Release date:
    • December 23, 2010 (South Korea)
    • January 26, 2011 (Japan)
  • Label: DSP Media/Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD
  • JPN: 11,000+
2011 Kara Best Clips
  • Release date:
    • February 23, 2011
    • February 29, 2012 (Blu-ray)
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD/Blu-ray
  • Total: 289,276+
  • DVD: 286,889+
  • Blu-ray: 2,387+
URAKARA Vol.1-Vol.6
  • Release date: April 4, 2011
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD
  • JPN: 36,200+
KARA Vacation 2
  • Release date: December 21, 2011
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: Hybrid DVD/Blu-ray
  • Total: 13,628+
  • DVD: 6,607+
  • Blu-ray: 7,021+
KARA Bakery With Photo DVD
  • Release date: December 23, 2011
  • Label: Esupio
  • Format: DVD
2012 KARAdise 2012, In Paris
  • Release date: January 25, 2012
  • Label: SBS Contents Hub
  • Format: DVD
Step It Up
  • Release date: February 15, 2012
  • Label: December32
  • Format: DVD
  • JPN: 21,500+
Kara Best Clips II & Shows
  • Release date: February 29, 2012
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Total: 137,890+
  • DVD: 108,382+
  • Blu-ray: 29,508+
Kara 1st Japan Tour 2012 Karasia
  • Release date: November 14, 2012
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Total: 60,008+
  • DVD: 44,138+
  • Blu-ray: 15,870+
2012 The 1st Concert Karasia
  • Release date:
    • December 26, 2012 (Japan)
    • February 22, 2013 (South Korea)
  • Label: DSP Media
  • Format: DVD
  • JPN: 9,830+
2013 Kara 2013 HAPPY NEW YEAR in TOKYO DOME
  • Release date: March 27, 2013
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Total: 34,385+
  • DVD: 20,894+
  • Blu-ray: 13,491+
Kara The Animation
  • Release date: May 10, 2013
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD
Kara Best Clips III
  • Release date: June 26, 2013
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Total: 20,160+
  • DVD: 12,192+
  • Blu-ray: 7,968+
2014 The Final Show: Kara 2nd Japan Tour 2013 Karasia
  • Release date: March 19, 2014
  • Label: Universal Sigma
  • Format: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Total: 20,431+
  • DVD: 11,362+
  • Blu-ray: 9,069+

Photobooks[edit]

Year Title Release date Sales
2011 KARA's All about Beauty October 12, 2011 12,008+
2012 Je t'aime KARA February 14, 2012
KARASIA Program Book March 28, 2012
KARA STEP IT UP Special Photobook December 20, 2012

Music videos[edit]

Korean[edit]

Year Music video Other version Director(s)
2007 "Break It" Unknown
"If U Wanna"
2008
"Rock U"
"Pretty Girl"
"Good Day: Season 2"
2009
"Honey" Joo Hee-sun
"Same Heart" Unknown
"Wanna"
2010 "Lupin"
"We're With You"
  • Gyuri off-shot version
  • Hara off-shot version
  • JiYoung off-shot version
  • Nicole off-shot version
  • SeungYeon off-shot version
"2Me"
"Jumping"
2011 "I'll Write You a Letter"
"Step"
  • Close-Up version
  • Stage version
  • Street version
  • White version
  • Gyuri off-shot version
  • Hara off-shot version
  • JiYoung off-shot version
  • Nicole off-shot version
  • SeungYeon off-shot version
Joo Hee-sun
2012 "Pandora"
2013 "Runaway" Kim Kyu-Tae
"Damaged Lady" Cho Soo-hyun

Japanese[edit]

Year Music video Other version Director(s)
2010 "Mister"
  • Dance version
Unknown
"Jumping"
  • Dance version
  • Smart Sports version
  • Gyuri off-shot version
  • Hara off-shot version
  • JiYoung off-shot version
  • Nicole off-shot version
  • SeungYeon off-shot version
2011 "Jet Coaster Love"
  • Dance version
Joo Hee-sun
"Ima, Okuritai 「Arigatou」"
"Go Go Summer!"
  • Director's Cut version
  • Dance version
"Winter Magic"
  • Close-Up version
  • Gyuri off-shot version
  • Hara off-shot version
  • JiYoung off-shot version
  • Nicole off-shot version
  • SeungYeon off-shot version
2012 "Speed Up"
  • Another version
  • Close-Up version
"Girl's Power"
  • Close-Up version
  • Dance version
"Electric Boy"
  • Close-Up version
  • Dance version
  • Gyuri off-shot version
  • Hara off-shot version
  • JiYoung off-shot version
  • Nicole off-shot version
  • SeungYeon off-shot version
Unknown
"Orion"
  • Close-up version
2013 "Bye Bye Happy Days"
  • Dance version
Joo Hee-sun
"Thank You Summer Love"
  • Dance version
  • Gyuri version
  • SeungYeon version
  • Nicole version
  • Hara version
  • JiYoung version
"French Kiss"
  • Dance version
  • Gyuri version
  • SeungYeon version
  • Nicole version
  • Hara version
  • JiYoung version
Hong Won-ki

References[edit]

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  4. ^
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  12. ^ a b "Japan Hot 100". Billboard (magazine). Retrieved 2013-03-13. 
  13. ^ http://www.riaj.or.jp/data/others/chart/w140228.html
  14. ^ "RIAJ Digital Track Chart" (in Japanese). RIAJ. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  15. ^ "Beautiful Night/Love Letter - Single". Retrieved 2014-02-28. 

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