The Hyang Music Album Chart for the third week of January was published yesterday. While no newcomers made it to the very top there were four indie related releases entering the chart below the top 10. Speaking of which, the changes to the top 10 were fairly modest, with Kim Mokin dropping one position down to 11.
1. Lucid Fall – 아름다운 날들 (-)
2. Apollo 18 – The Black Album (+3)
3. Idiotape – 11111101 (-1)
4. M83 – Hurry Up We’re Dreaming (+3)
5. Zitten – 백야 (-1)
6. IU – Last Fantasy (-3)
7. Nightwish – Imaginaerum (+5)
8. Lim Ji Hoon – Organ Orgasm (-2)
9. Damien Rice – Live From The Union Chapel (+5)
10. Number Nine – TV를 끄면 좋겠어 (-1)
Female fronted pop/rock band Bimilie released their self-title album on January 17th. Five days earlier album track “이런” had been released as a digital single. The same song is used in the album trailer:
Janhyang guitarist Shin Jaejin released his first solo EP in 2008 and returned with his first full-length album on January 17th. Featured on the album on a song called “Far Away” is fellow singer/songwriter Lee Jang Hyuk. A week before the release came the music video for “Butterfly”:
To learn more about Kirin, have a look at this recent mini-interview on the main site.
Source: Hyang Music