Madonna (EP)

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Madonna
Secret Madonna EP cover.JPG
EP by Secret
Released August 12, 2010
Recorded Early 2010
Genre K-pop, electropop, dance-pop
Label TS Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment
Secret chronology
Secret Time
(2010)
Madonna
(2010)
Moving in Secret
(2011)
Singles from Madonna
  1. "Madonna"
    Released: August 12, 2010

Madonna is the second mini-album by South Korean girl group Secret. It was released on August 12, 2010 through TS Entertainment, and contains five tracks.[1] The mini-album debuted at number 5 on the Gaon Album Chart on August 12. "Madonna", the album's lead single, debuted at number 1 on South Korea's Gaon Singles Chart and sold over 1,839,869 digital copies in South Korea within the year of 2010.[citation needed] Kang Jiwon and Kim Kibum, the composers who wrote "Madonna" highlighted that the inspiration behind the song is about living with confidence by becoming an icon in this generation, like the American singer Madonna.[2]

Promotion[edit]

"Madonna" was first used as a promotional track from the album. On August 5, 2010, a teaser video was released online. In the teaser, the girls were performing the album track "Empty Space".[3] The final music video premiered on August 12, 2010 along with Madonna's release.[1] Secret had their debut performances of "Madonna" on Mnet's M! Countdown, KBS's Music Bank, MBC's Show! Music Core and SBS's Inkigayo from August 12 to August 15.

Track listing[edit]

[4]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Madonna" Kang Jiwon Kang Jiwon, Kim Kibum 03:41
2. "La La La" Marco, Jung Hana (Zinger) Marco 03:51
3. "잘해 더 (Do It Better)" (feat. Baekchan of 8eight) Baekchan Baekchan 03:17
4. "줄듯말듯 (Hesitant)" Mario, Hwang Sung Jin, Zinger Mario, Hwang Sung Jin 03:45
5. "자리비움 (Empty Space)" Im Sang Hyuk, Kim Kibum Im Sang Hyuk, Kim Kibum 03:37
Total length: 18:11

Charts[edit]

Album chart[edit]

Chart [5] Peak
position
Gaon Weekly Album Chart 5

Sales[edit]

Chart Sales [6]
Gaon physical sales 15,000+ (South Korea)

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
South Korea August 12, 2010 CD, Digital Download TS Entertainment
Taiwan CD, Digital Download Sony Music
Worldwide Digital Download

Credits and personnel[edit]

These credits were adapted from the Madonna (EP) liner notes.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Secret releases their new album "Madonna"
  2. ^ http://www.allkpop.com/2010/08/secrets-comeback-album-madonna-tracklist-revealed
  3. ^ Secret releases comeback MV teaser
  4. ^ "Secret 2nd Mini Album - Madonna". Yesasia. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  5. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Chart. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Gaon physical sales". Gaon Chart. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  7. ^ Madonna(Liner Notes) (Digital Download). Secret (South Korean group). Seoul, South Korea: LOEN Entertainment. 2010. 

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