Tri-Angle

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This article is about the 2004 album. For other uses, see triangle (disambiguation).
Tri-Angle
Cover of Tri-angle.jpg
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)
The 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. The album's last title single "Tri-Angle" 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.

Tri-Angle has sold approximately 309,000 copies as of 2011.[5][6]

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Length
1. "믿어요 (I 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 November 12, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  5. ^ "May 2008 Sales" (in Korean). Music Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2009-03-08. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  6. ^ "2011년 08월 Album Char" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Archived from the original on April 9, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-04.