Lee Hyun

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Lee Hyun
Lee Hyun from acrofan.jpg
Background information
Born (1983-11-08) November 8, 1983 (age 30)
Origin South Korea
Genres R&B, Ballad, Acoustic
Occupations Singer
Years active 2006-present (group)
2009-present (solo)
Labels Source Music
Lee Hyun
Hangul
Revised Romanization Lee Hyeon
McCune–Reischauer Yi Hyŏn

Lee Hyun (Hangul: 이현, born November 8, 1983) is a South Korean singer. He is currently the leader of co-ed group 8Eight.

Career[edit]

Lee Hyun released his first solo single album on September 9, 2009. The first song "30분전" ("30 Minutes Ago") a duet with Lim Jeong-hee, the third and final song composed by Park Shi Hyuk for the "Goodbye" trilogy after Baek Ji-young's "총 맞은 것처럼" ("Like Being Hit By a Bullet") and 8Eight's "심장이 없어" ("Without a Heart"). The music video was released the same day as the album, starring actress Sunwoo Sun. He first performed "30 Minutes Ago" on Music Bank on August 11, 2009.

On November 16, 2009, he participated in the original soundtrack of "천하무적 이평강" ("Invincible Lee Pyung Kang") with the song "천하무적 이평강" ("Breath").

In 2010, he also worked with Changmin of 2AM to produce a collaboration unit named "Homme". They came out with a single titled: "I Was Able To Eat Well" featuring Lee Chae Young. And he participated in the original soundtrack of "대물" ("Daemul") with the song "왜 나를 울려요" ("Why Make Me Cry"). In 2012, he released his first full solo album called 'The Healing Echo'.

On 8 October 2012 Lee enlisted for mandatory military service of five weeks of basic training followed by duty as an active soldier for 21 months.[1] In January 2013, Lee co-starred in military musical The Promise. It was co-produced by the Ministry of National Defense and Korea Musical Theatre Association, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of an armistice. It ran from 9 to 20 January at the National Theater of Korea, co-starring actors Ji Hyun-woo, Kim Mu-yeol, Jung Tae-woo; as well as singers Leeteuk of Super Junior and Yoon Hak of Supernova. The musical is centered around a group of soldiers who keeps a promise made to each other during the 6.25 war.[2][3]

Discography[edit]

Mini Albums (EP)[edit]

Album # Album Information Tracklisting
1st First Mini Album
  • Title: 30분전
  • Format: CD
  • Release Date: 8 September 2009
  • Language: Korean
  • Record Label: Big Hit Entertainment
2nd Mini Album Vol. 2
  • Title: 내꺼중에 최고
  • Format: CD
  • Release Date: 15 February 2011
  • Language: Korean
  • Record Label: Big Hit Entertainment

Full Albums[edit]

Album # Album Information Tracklisting
1st Lee Hyun Vol.1
  • Title: The Healing Echo
  • Format: CD
  • Release Date: 4 January 2012
  • Language: Korean
  • Record Label: Big Hit Entertainment

Single[edit]

  • Homme (Lee Hyun & Changmin (2AM)) - 밥만 잘 먹더라 (I Was Able To Eat Well)
  • 내꺼중에 최고(You are the best of my life) (Lee Hyun & Jung Juri)
  • Lee Hyun feat. 마이티 마우스 - 다며 (Saying)

Television[edit]

Lee Hyun has starred on variety show "Let's Go Dream Team!" Season 2 by KBS.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (26 September 2012). "8eight’s Lee Hyun to enter the Army on Oct. 8". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Star-Studded Army Musical to Open in January". Chosun Ilbo. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (12 December 2012). "Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Ji Hyun Woo Participate in Army Musical". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 

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