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Posted: Tuesday June 5, 2012 @10:57 p.m. PST
According to Key East on June 5, Kim Hyun Joong will be releasing his new second single album titledHeat in Japan on July 4.
The new single album will consist of two tracks titled, Heat and Let’s Party.
Even before its release, this new single album has been gathering attention as Heatwas composed and produced by B’Z,, who is considered to be a national musician in Japan. Heatreportedly has addictive lyrics over an exciting beat, that′ll put it in the running for song of the summer.
With this album, Kim Hyun Joong hopes to change his image into a more powerful and strong man, as previewed from the album’s cover.
Following the release of the album on July 4, Kim Hyun Joong will be holding live performances at the Saitama Super Arena on July 14, where he will collaborate with Naoto Inti Raymi.
On July 15, Kim Hyun Joong will host a free live performance titled, ‘Kim Hyun Joong Heat 2012 in Japan with 32,000 fans.
Kim Hyun Joong recently completed a fan meeting in Guangzhou on June 1, and is preparing for another in Shanghai on June 9.
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Posted: Tuesday May 2, 2012 @4:35 p.m. PST
It was reported that singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong will be collaborating with popular Japanese group B’z for his sophomore Japanese album.
According to Gokpop website, on 1 May, KeyEast Entertainment stated, “Kim Hyun-joong has received the song titled “Heat” from beloved Japanese rock band, B’z, and has finished recording it.”
When asked, Kim Hyung-joong stated, “It was an honour working with B’z because I really enjoy their music and I feel that I was able to enjoy recording “Heat” with their help.”
It was also revealed that “Heat” will be included in his upcoming second Japanese single album, set to be released in July.
Earlier, during a press conference for his Japanese tour, the singer told media that he is interested in the duo and has requested a song from B’z through his Japanese agency, Universal Music.
B’z (pronounced as Bīzu) is a Japanese hard rock duo, composed of songwriter and lyricist Takahiro “Tak” Matsumoto and Koshi Inaba. Together, they have released 46 consecutive no. 1 singles, 24 no. 1 albums, and sold more than 80 million records in Japan. They were also the first band from Asia to have their handprints and signatures put up in the Hollywood’s RockWalk.