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8Eight
8Eight @ Cyworld Dream Music Festival 싸이월드 드림 뮤직 페스티벌 2.jpg
8Eight at the Cyworld Dream Music Festival in 2011
Background information
OriginSouth Korea
GenresK-pop
Years active2007–2014
LabelsBig Hit Entertainment
Source Music
Past membersLee Hyun
Baek Chan
Joo Hee

8Eight (Hangul: 에이트) was a South Korean co-ed singing trio consisting of Baek Chan, Lee Hyun, and Joo Hee. As of December 21, 2014, they have disbanded, as Baek Chan and Joo Hee's contracts with Big Hit Entertainment have ended.[1]

8Eight won the first season of the television series, MBC’s Show Survival (쇼 서바이벌).[2] They debuted on MBC’s Show! Music Core on August 25, 2007.

On 8 October 2012 member Lee Hyun enlisted for mandatory military service of five weeks of basic training followed by duty as an active soldier for 21 months.[3]

On 19 September 2014, the group released their comeback single "Don't Go Crazy".[4]

Members[edit]

  • Lee Hyun (이현) – male vocalist, leader
  • Baek Chan (백찬) – male vocalist, rapper
  • Joo Hee (주희) – female vocalist

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[5]
The First
Track listing
  1. Forget About Love and Sing (사랑을 잃고 난 노래하네)
  2. Can I Love (사랑할 수 있을까)
  3. Going Crazy (미치다)
  4. We Can't Love (우린 사랑해선 안됩니다)
  5. If I Only Had One Day 나에게 하루밖에 없다면) (feat. V.O.S.)
  6. Come Back (돌아와줘)
  7. I Can Hear the Memories (추억이 들린다)
  8. Listen to Me (들어요) (feat. Lim Jeong HeeK.will )
  9. Between (사이) (feat. Wonder Girls & Pdogg)
  10. World Full of Love (세상 가득 사랑을)
19
Infinity
  • Released: March 18, 2008
  • Label: Big Hit Entertainment
  • Formats: CD
Track listing
  1. Let Me Go (feat. Cho PD)
  2. I Love You
  3. Sometin' Sometin'
  4. One Love
  5. Going to Ask (물어 봅니다)
  6. In the Morning
  7. She's Here (왔어 그녀)
  8. Me, Joo Hee (Me, 주희) (feat. Pdogg)
  9. Another Footstep (또 한걸음)
  10. Holding Onto the Collar (옷깃을 잡고서) (feat. Park Min Hye of Big Mama)
N/A
Golden Age
  • Released: March 10, 2009
  • Label: Big Hit Entertainment
  • Formats: CD
Track listing
  1. The Light of My Life (내 삶의 빛) (Intro)
  2. Poor Sunflower (불쌍한 해바라기)
  3. Don't Suppress (참지마)
  4. Without a Heart (심장이 없어)
  5. Now Painful Enough (이제 슬픈건 충분해)
  6. Numbers
  7. Can't Stop
  8. You Said You Love (사랑한다면서)
  9. Pick (마중)
  10. Freedom 자유)
No data No data
"—" denotes album did not chart.

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[7]
The Bridge
  • Released: May 11, 2010
  • Label: Big Hit Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Intro : Love is going (사랑이 가도)
  2. The End is Coming (이별이 온다)
  3. Even if your face change (얼굴이 바껴도)
  4. Star (feat. Changmin & Jinwoon of 2AM)
  5. Availability Period (유효기간)
  6. Outro : The Bridge
62 N/A
8Eight
  • Released: June 21, 2011
  • Label: Big Hit Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Covering your mouth (그 입술을 막아본다)
  2. You're really great (그대는 정말 대단해요)
  3. Even song can't cure sorrow (노래도 슬픔은 못 고치네)
  4. U Make Me Feel Brand New
  5. Dilemma
18

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
Gaon

[9]
KOR
Hot 100

[10]
"I Can Hear the Memories" (추억이 들린다) 2007 No data No data The First
"I Love You"
feat. Jessica of Girls' Generation
2008 Infinity
"Dala Song"
with Park Ki-young & Horan
Non-album singles
"Goodbye My Love" (잘가요 내사랑) 2009
"No One Cries Because They Want To Date"
(울고 싶어 우는 사람이 있겠어)
"Availability Period" (유효기간) 2010 13 The Bridge
"You're Really Great" (그대는 정말 대단해요) 2011 25 8Eight
"And...Someday" (썸데이...그리고) 28 14 Re:Feel Theme
(Various artists compilation)
"Let's Not Go Crazy" (미치지말자) 2014 13 No data Non-album single

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
Gaon

[9]
KOR
Hot 100

[10]
"My Sweet Seoul" (달콤한 나의 도시) 2008 No data No data My Sweet Seoul OST
"One Person" (한사람) 2011 22 12 A Thousand Days' Promise OST
"Notebook" 2012 58 Salamander Guru and The Shadows OST

Awards[edit]

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Work Result
2009 Best Mixed Gender Group "Without a Heart"[11] Won
2010 Best Group Vocal Performance "Farewell is Coming"[12] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vocal Group 8Eight Announces Decision to Temporarily Disband After 7 Years". Soompi. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ Choi Se-na (최세나) (2007-09-28). "'쇼바이벌', 시청자 투표로 순위 결정 ('Show Survival, rank decided by viewers' vote)" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (26 September 2012). "8eight's Lee Hyun to enter the Army on Oct. 8". Joongang Daily. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Hybrid vocal trio 8Eight disbands after 7 years since debut". Koreaboo. 2014-12-20. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  5. ^ "K-pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2018-07-01. Retrieved 2018-06-19.
  6. ^ "September 2007 K-pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2018-06-19.
  7. ^ "Gaon Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-19.
  8. ^ "June 2011 Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-19.
  9. ^ a b "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  10. ^ a b "8Eight Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  11. ^ "2009 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. MAMA. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
  12. ^ Hicap, Jonathan M. (October 29, 2010). "Controversial Mnet Asian Music Awards bares nominees". Manila Bulletin. Manila Bulletin Publishing. Archived from the original on October 29, 2010. Retrieved February 12, 2011.

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