Tri-Angle

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Tri-Angle
Studio album by TVXQ
Released October 11, 2004
Recorded 2003–04
Genre
Length 56:05
Language Korean
Label S.M. Entertainment
Producer Lee Soo-man
TVXQ chronology
  • Tri-Angle
  • (2004)
  • Christmas Gift from TVXQ
  • (2004)
Singles from Tri-Angle
  1. "Hug"
    Released: January 14, 2004
  2. "My Little Princess"
    Released: January 14, 2004
  3. "The Way U Are"
    Released: June 24, 2004
  4. "Whatever They Say"
    Released: June 24, 2004
  5. "믿어요 (Believe)"
    Released: October 11, 2004
  6. "Tri-Angle (feat. BoA & TRAX)"
    Released: October 11, 2004

Tri-Angle is the debut studio album by South Korean pop group TVXQ, released on October 11, 2004 by S.M. Entertainment.[1] It sold 242,540 copies and became the eighth most successful album of the year in South Korea.[2] The first single "Hug" debuted with 169,532 copies sold in 2004, peaking at number four on the national monthly chart.[2][3] As of 2014, it sold 242,890 copies. In November 2004, the Japanese version of "Hug" was released in Japan by Rhythm Zone, ultimately selling 4,710 copies.

The second single, "The Way U Are" debuted at number two on the national chart and sold 214,069 copies.[2][4] By the end of the year, the single sold 300,226 copies.

According to a statement by SM Entertainment mid-July 2012, the album currently has sold over 310,000 copies in South Korea alone.[5]

"Tri-Angle", the lead single off the album, uses a sample from the Symphony No. 40 in G minor by Mozart. The single also features the vocals of BoA and rock band the TRAX.

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Length
1. "믿어요 (Believe)"   4:51
2. "Thanks To"   4:22
3. "Tri-Angle (feat. BoA and Trax)"   4:34
4. "내 여자친구가 되어줄래? (Will You Be My Girlfriend?)"   3:43
5. "Whatever They Say (A cappella)"   3:48
6. "Million Men"   3:29
7. "지금처럼 (Like Now)"   4:21
8. "I Never Let Go"   4:18
9. "꼬마야 (Hey, Kid)"   3:39
10. "넌 언제나 (You Always)"   3:46
11. "Hug"   3:48
12. "My Little Princess"   3:51
13. "The Way U Are"   3:28
14. "Tri-Angle (TVXQ version)"   4:05

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format
South Korea October 13, 2004 CD, cassette
Japan November 25, 2004 CD
July 15, 2007 Deluxe
Hong Kong July 14, 2006 CD+VCD
Thailand December 5, 2005
Taiwan May 31, 2007 Deluxe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tri-Angle" (in Korean). Mnet Music. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "2004 Year End Sales" (in Korean). Music Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  3. ^ "April 2004 Korean Chart" (in Korean). Music Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2008-08-03. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  4. ^ "July 2004 Korean Chart". Music Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2세대 아이돌, 음반 판매량 순위 공개 ‘SM-동방신기 올킬’" (in Korean). Star Today. 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2013-01-03.