Park Sojin

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.
Park Sojin
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Sojin in May 2013
Background information
Born (1986-05-21) May 21, 1986 (age 29)
Daegu, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–present
Labels Dream Tea Entertainment
Associated acts Girl's Day
Park Sojin
Hangul 박소진
Hanja 朴素珍 [1]
Revised Romanization Bak So-jin
McCune–Reischauer Pak Sojin

Park Sojin (born May 21, 1986; Hangul: 박소진), better known as simply Sojin, is a South Korean idol singer. She is best known as the leader of the girl group Girl's Day under Dream Tea Entertainment.

Biography[edit]

Sojin was born on May 21, 1986, in Daegu, South Korea. She attended Lee Hyun Elementary School, Seojin Middle School and Kyungduk Girls' High School. She majored in Mechanical Engineering at Yeungnam University.[2]

Career[edit]

Before debut, Sojin worked as a vocal trainer for K-pop boy band Ulala Session.

On July 7, 2010, Sojin debuted as a member of Girl's Day on KBS' Music Bank with their debut single, Tilt My Head.[3]

On January 9, 2011, Sojin released her first solo single for the Flames of Desire OST, "Our Love Like This".[4]

On April 19, 2012, Girl's Day made a comeback with the mini album Everyday II. The album included the song "Telepathy", which was composed by Sojin. That same year, Sojin and a male composer wrote the song "It's Snowing" for Tokyo Girl. The song was released on December 7.[5]

On March 14, 2013, Girl's Day released the full-length album Expectation. Sojin wrote the intro song "Girl's Day World," and co-wrote the lyrics for "I Don't Mind" with her fellow members. On October 15, Girl's Day released the song "Let's Go", written and composed by Sojin.

On March 2, 2014, Sojin collaborated with hip hop artist Crucial Star on a remake of Park Hye Kyung's song "Three Things I Want to Give You".[6]

On January 30, 2015, Sojin lent her voice for "Dizzy Dizzy" for Part 2 of her starring SBS weekend drama 'The Family Is Coming' (Family Outing) OST.

Influences[edit]

Sojin says her biggest influence in life is Uhm Jung-hwa. She describes her as a long time leader of her generation and shows abundant expressiveness and depth.[7]

Television[edit]

Drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network Note
2011 I Trusted Him Cameo MBC
2014 The Greatest Marriage Lee Yoo-ri TV Chosun Supporting Character
2015 The Family Is Coming Choi Dong-joo SBS Supporting Character

Variety show series[edit]

Year Title Network Note
2010 The Beatles Code Mnet Guest with Minah
2011 1000 Song Challenge SBS Guest with Minah
2012 1vs100 KBS Guest with Minah
2013 Lunar New Year’s Special: Showdown! Idol Gayo Stage KBS Guest with Minah
Star King SBS Guest with Hyeri
Hidden Singer 2 JTBC Guest
2014 Star King SBS Guest with Hyeri
Full House KBS2 Guest with Minah
Hello Counselor KBS2 Guest with Minah
Idol School MBC MC
Quiz To Change The World MBC Guest with Yura
2015 Running Man SBS Guest
King of Masked Singer MBC Guest
Escape Crisis No. 1 KBS2 Guest with Yura and Minah

Discography[edit]

Year Song Title Artist From Album Duration
2011 "Our Love Like This" Sojin Flames of Desire OST 3:57
"Bum Bum Bum" Sojin feat. Song Ho-bum Kwak Tae-hoon Project Album 4th 3:21
2013 "In the Summer" Sojin feat. Zizo Deux 20th Anniversary Tribute Album 4:21
"I Want to Turn Back Time" Sojin Passionate Love OST 4:02
2014 "Three Things I Want to Give You" Crucial Star feat. Sojin Single 4:00
"Finale" Sojin & Dok2 Single 3:51
2015 "On Rainy Days" Kim Taebum (Party Street) and Sojin Single 3:37
"Ajjil Ajjil" Sojin Family Outing OST 3:27
"I Am Korea" Various Artists I Am Korea Theme Song 3:40

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