Chang Kiha in 2016.
|Born||February 20, 1982|
Seoul, South Korea
|Genres||Indie rock, folk rock|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, actor, radio host|
|Associated acts||Kiha & The Faces|
|Revised Romanization||Jang Giha|
Chang was born in Seoul on February 20, 1982. His father ran a manufacturing company, and Chang later said he did not experience any financial hardships growing up. Chang graduated from the prestigious Seoul National University. While in college, he played drums for the rock group Nunco Band.
Chang debuted with his indie rock band Kiha & The Faces in 2008. The band's first single, "Cheap Coffee," was a hit, and the band has since became one of South Korea's most popular indie rock groups.
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Kiha is known for his specific style of music, where he “talks like he sings, sings like he talks.”
Kiha does his own thing. Dramabeans have once reviewed him as "the guy who's so unconcerned with being cool that he IS cool. By ignoring trends, he thereby sets his own."
Kiha & The Faces
|2013||Infinite Challenge||MBC||Episodes 346, 349, 351-354|
|2013||Running Man||SBS||Episode 176|
|2016||My Little Television||MBC||Episode 61-62|
|2017||Night Goblin||JTBC||Episode 21|
|2018||Night Goblin||JTBC||Episode 22|
|2018||It's Dangerous Beyond the Blankets||MBC||Cast Member|
|2018||Radio Star||MBC||Episode 594 (Guest)|
|2013||Potato Star 2013QR3||Jang Yul||tvN|
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