Algunos Q&A (traducido por RainbowKJJ)

SINA: Qué pensaba para el nuevo concepto del álbum? La elección del cabello rubio en la imagen teaser da una sensación de ángel.

JAE: Aporté muchas ideas para este concepto del álbum. Como la escena con la botella de la inyección, el color del pelo, tatuajes, etc. Quiero mostrar más libremente lados de mí que no he hecho antes.

SINA: Basado en el exclusivo estilo de rock de Kim Jaejoong, ¿qué canción le  recomendarías? ¿Cuál es tu canción favorita de las 13 canciones?

JAE: Me gustan todas las 13 canciones. Pero, como estoy escuchando a ellos, creo que todas las canciones son de diferentes géneros de rock. Por lo tanto, categorías en diferentes estilos basados ​​en mi propia preferencia. Para mí, sigue siendo las 4 canciones que están compuestas y escritas por mí mismo. «Butterfly» también es mi canción favorita. El siguiente es «Paradise».

SINA: «Just Another Girl» el MV tiene una sensación espeluznante. La sangre… escalofriante sonrisa… ¿Qué es lo que intenta expresar en el MV?

JAE: Este MV es diferente del anterior mini álbum  MV «Mine». La sensación es más fuerte.  La fuerte sensación pura del corazón, al igual que el amor. El tipo de ansiedad que sientes cuando estás enamorado de una persona. O la clase de corazón roto cuando rompieron. Perdiendo el control, gritar cuando se sienten realmente molestos y dolor. Todos ellos se habían expresado en el MV.

Credit: Jaejoong graceful
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[VIDEO+ TRANS] Sina Ent Interview with Jaejoong


Some Q&A (Translated by RainbowKJJ)

SINA: Did u plan for the new album concept? The choice of blonde hair in the teaser image gives an angel feel.

JAE: I contributed lots of ideas for this albun concept. Like the scene with the injection bottle, the hair color, tattoos, etc. I want to show freely more sides of myself which I haven’t done so earlier.

SINA: Based on the unique Kim Jaejoong rock style, which song will you recommend? Which is your favourite song out of the 13 songs?

JAE: I like all 13 songs. But, as I’m listening to them, I feel that all songs are of different rock genres. So, (I) categories them under different styles based on my own preference. For myself, it is still the 4 songs that are composed and written by myself.《Butterfly》is also my favourite song. Next is《Paradise》

SINA: 《Just Another Girl》MV has a creepy feel. The blood…creepy smile… What is the MV trying to express?

JAE: This MV is different from previous mini album “Mine” MV. The feel is stronger. The pure strong feel of the heart, just like love. The kind of anxiety feel when you’re in love with a person. Or the kind of heart break when they broke off. Losing control, crying out loud when they really feel upset and pain. All these had been expressed in the MV

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[OTHER TWITTER] K-pop producer TEXU Twitter Update about Jaejoong’s Album

[TRANS] Kim Jaejoong’s solo album is released. My songs are Don’t Walk Away (feat Yong Jun Hyung), & Let the Rhythm Flow. The narration during Let The Rhythm Flow is T.E.X.U^^

[T/N: Clarification from the composer himself for those who are hard of hearing :3 ]

Credits: @texukim
Translated by: @ohmyjunsu
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[NEWS] Han Ye Ri on working with TOP and Park Yuchun “I must have saved a country in my past life”

At a press conference on October 29th, Han Ye Ri was asked about her thoughts on working with Choi Seung Hyun (T.O.P) in ‘Commitment’ and with Park Yuchun in ‘Sea Fog’.

“People around me said I must have saved a country in my previous life. The 2 of them have different charismas and I am very happy to work with them. Now I am busy filming for ‘Sea Fog’. With Park Yuchun, because filming has only just started, I can’t say much about him yet.”

Source: 暖日呀呀
Translated by: Christie
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[TWITTER] Kim Jaejoong Twitter Update: “WWW” Asia Tour Concert + Dress Code is “purity and impurity”

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[TRANS] Now only a few hours are left~ Are you all fluttering, right!?
What kinds of the special tips to enjoy the concert do you have~!
I’ll give you some tips~

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[TRANS] I wanna make a kind of concert to enjoy with you-to jump and shout with you~
I prepared 3~4 songs that you’ll have to wave the towel
So please be ready to wave it with tension…!

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[TRANS] Please prepare a long towel.
If your towel is short, it’ll spoil the mood as it won’t work.

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[TRANS] Of course, there’ll be some stage for ballad music, right..?
So please don’t forget the things to wave for smooth rhythm~such as a light stick or a luminous stick~

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[TRANS]  Lastly.. I wanna set the dress-code at this time also~
Dress-code and fabulous make-up give your confidence a boost~
Oh, one more.. don’t forget to dress up yourself because you can very tightly appear on the big screen in the concert hall~
Please see all of you in November 2nd, 3rd~☆ Bbyong

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[TRANS] I’m not a saying to show off about the goodsㅡㅡ
Because the other goods that I didn’t show that are betterㅎㅎ
The dress-code is “purity and impurity”!ㅎ

Source: @bornfreeonekiss
Translated by: @theyoungestmin
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[NEWS] JYJ·Sol Gyeong Gu·Lee Jung Jae, ★All together… for C-JeS Workshop

The post-event account of JYJ member Kim Jun Su(27) on his agency C-JeS Entertainment’s workshop created buzz as he reveals the delightful conversation of those involved.

A C-JeS rep said in a phone call with <Sports Seoul> on the 29th, “because actor Choi Min Shik and singer Gummy joined recently, that has laid an occasion for everyone to get together for a meal. The weather is also nice now that it is autumn, let’s go see autumn leaves and off we went on an outing to Yang Pyeong villa.”

According to the rep, C-JeS Entertainment artists and staff left on the 28th for Yang Pyeong, Gyeonggi-do for the workshop. CEO Baek Chang Ju set the place. Choi Min Shik, Gummy, as well as Kim Jae Joong, Kim Jun Su, Kang Hye Jung, Sol Gyeong Gu etc. got together to enjoy a barbeque party. Except for Park Yoo Chun and Song Ji Hyo who were absent due to their schedule, everyone else spent the time together.

Kim Jun Su seems satisfied with the workshop on his twitter “C-JeS workshop just ended. Choi Min Shik sunbae-nim and Sol Gyeong Gu sunbae-nim, Lee Jung Jae sunbae-nim, Park Song Woong sunbae-nim, Kang Hye Jung noona and of course Jae Joong hyung and even Gummy noona who is new. Sol Gyeong Gu sunbae-nim said, ‘this C-JeS is a gathering place for pained souls.’ At those words that we are all in one pain, we laughed loudly and nodded in agreement. It was suggested that let’s change to be Recuperation Entertainment from today onward.” making fans laugh with his post-event account.

The agency rep elaborates on the enjoyable atmosphere “Eating from the same pot (being in the same agency) gave setting for really having a meal together. After a long day together, walking around at night, eating grilled meat, and playing the scissors-paper-stone game, they had a harmonious time with each other.”

JYJ, Sol Gyeong Gu, Choi Min Shik, Lee Jung Jae, Park Sung Woong, Kang Hye Jung, Song Ji Hyo, Park Yoo Hwan, Gummy, Jin Hyuk etc. are all part of C-JeS.

Source: Sports Seoul
Translated by: @chloe6002
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[ALBUM REVIEW] KpopStarz: Kim Jaejoong Is Back With “WWW”, An Emotionally Complex Album Reflecting His Musical Evolution


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Kim Jaejoong is sexier and edgier than ever with “WWW”.

In many ways, WWW plays like a post break-up album. There is a sense of raw energy that is generally relegated to artists whom have undergone messy public split ups. In such cases, those who were once avid fans, either turn away from the performer or become more fervent in their support. The emotional angst contained within Kim Jaejoong’s solo release WWW is not only a testimony to his growth as an artist, but also reflects the aftermath of the transition from TVXQ front man to JYJ.

Prior to 2013, Kim Jaejoong was known as a pop artist who appeared to be in the midst of a musical identity crisis. While fellow JYJ member Junsu continued to embrace pop, hip-hop, and electronic music, Jaejoong exuded less confidence within the genres. As an artist who was no longer contained within a very formulaic system, Kim Jaejoong could either reinvent himself or flounder. In January 2013, Jaejoong firmly established that he would be making a strong return to music, however, it would be as a K-Rock performer. The release of “Mine” marked the return of the artist’s confidence and served as a catalyst for his artistic brilliance.

With the release of the 13 song album WWW, Jaejoong provides both audiences and the industry with a full album which could serve to revolutionize Korean pop music. K-Rock as a genre remains on the fringes of the Korean music market, with pop music dominating the charts. Outliers such as CNBlue, FTIsland, and Busker Busker maintain the ability to stay within popular culture, but often see more popularity amongst Japanese audiences. WWW could help to change that trend.

One of the standout gems within the album is the song “Paradise”, in which Jaejoong vocally endears himself to audiences with tender and sensual refrains. “Modem Beat” is a rowdy, rock anthem which serves in stark contrast to “Paradise,” but which establishes the instrumentals present throughout most of the album. “Shiny Day” which features Noel’s Lee Sang Gon plays like an original soundtrack song, so much so that the song would be perfect as the next music video release.

“Don’t Walk Away” which features rap vocals by BEAST’s Junhyung has classical instrumentals and an very upbeat tempo. In contrast, the guitar riffs and transitions on “Butterfly” help to solidify Jaejoong’s leap to rock star status. The same can also be said for “Just Another Girl” and “Light”, which are both incredibly engaging songs, in terms of the background instrumentals and Jaejoong’s vocals.

In addition to being a vocalist, Jaejoong is a composer and lyricist, which is strongly represented on WWW. Tracks like “Rottten Love” clearly reflect Jaejoong’s influence. Overall, WWW is worth both listening to and purchasing. The album reflects the culmination of Jaejoong’s struggle over the years to find himself in the world of K-Pop. After his journey, it is obvious that he is most comfortable not necessarily in the realm of strict K-Pop, but one that incorporates heavy rock influences and could become a genre onto itself.

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[INTERVIEW] Daum Music: Kim Jaejoong’s WWW (Who, When, Why)

Q: Heard that the title of the album, ‘Who When Why’ is your idea. What does that mean? 
A: ‘Who, when and why’ are three words that always appear when love begins and ends. Among the 13 songs in this album, I’ve participated in the lyrics writing of 10 songs, expressing my beliefs in love. This is an album with love as the common theme and I want to use different types of music and voice to express what I think of love.

Q: After listening to the album, I found that there is not only rock, but pop punk, ballads, a variety of music genres. Let’s introduce the album. 
A: This album is mainly of rock music, including soft rock, hard rock, pop punk, ballads, music of different styles. It has rock songs with fast and strong tempo, rock songs which are more tailored to the general public’s taste, Brit-rock with slow tempo, and also songs towards the end of pop punk, folk and ballads. I’ve worked hard to present 13 songs which are all different and use different voice to sing each song. People would wonder if the songs are indeed sung by Kim Jae Joong after hearing them.

Q: The title song, ‘Just Another Girl’, is a song with fast tempo but the lyrics imply that the song is about a bad guy. You have personally written the lyrics so what do you mean by that? 
A: Yes, the lyrics of the title song, ‘Just Another Girl’, is written by me. It’s the last warning given to the woman who abandons and leaves me. It is about a man who believes the relationship between him and a woman is true love, yet is considered as easy love for the woman. The song describes a wounded man trying to step out of the pain for himself. He says to the woman who has had a change of heart, ‘You’re just another girl’, to express his anger towards her.

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Q: The photos for your album cover are really special. Your personal ideas are reflected through the photos so what do you want to express through the photos? 
A: Directly speaking, I want to break down ‘prejudice’, to escape from others’ prejudice on me and from the image I have had. I want to take challenge on new things, in other words, take risks. Being a person, he or she will have his or hers image. What I want to express is the feeling of freedom by getting rid of the stereotypical image of myself in others’ eyes. That’s why I have done everything I wanted to try. (For the photo shoots), I’ve drawn tattoo on my body, injected clocks into the intravenous drip, and presented images such as using a baseball bat to break all those biased views on me. As a whole, the expressions and the actions look natural and I’m very satisfied with these photos.

Q: Tell us some anecdotes of what happened during the photo shoot for this album. 
A: The last page of the album photos is a picture of my striking the wall with a baseball bat. I struck the wall with all my strength without knowing that the wall was so hard. Thus, my hands hurt but I felt happy and free of worries. The staff later told me because I was hitting the wall so hard, even those who just watched me felt their stress being released.

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Q: I know you’re going to start your Asia Concert Tour on 2nd, 3rd of November. What kind of stage performances can we see in this Asia Tour? 
A: It’s a secret! The entire concert will consist of all my songs. There will be interactions and everyone’s stress will be released. It will be a concert filled with passion.

Q: Have you prepared anything special for the concerts? 
A: The things that I have prepared for my concerts are…practice and physical strength! I feel excited and nervous to meet you with a new album. Besides excitement, practice is the way to help smooth away my anxiety. I’d not forget to practice even having busy schedules. Physical strength as well! This time, I’d start from Seoul, to Japan and other Asian countries so having enough stamina is the most fundamental thing! I’d see you at the concerts in my best form!

Q: You’d be busier when you start your Asia Concert Tour. Is there anything you should never forget? 
A: When we tour around Asian countries, I’d need to learn their local languages! I’d like to learn more than simple greetings but sometimes, it’s not that easy. I feel really grateful and amazed when I see fans singing in Korean with me. I’d work hard on learning your languages to meet you there!

Q: Say something to the fans of Daum Music. 
A: Everyone, please turn up the volume when you listen to my songs. Relax and listen to the songs following the rhythm! It’s quite nice to turn up the volume and listen to very loud music in your bedroom.

Q: Lastly, please tell us what you want to express through this album?
A: If you ask me recently what I cherish the most, I am confident to say what I cherish the most is my album. I’m very satisfied with this album. As I have imagined, it has shattered the stereotypical images of how people have perceived me. [WWW] for me is an album full of happiness, courage and it has somewhat brought me consolation. I hope it’s an album that fills your heart for all of you.

Source: Daum Music
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FOTOS + TRAD] Naver Music: Historia (WWW: Who, When, Why) producción de álbum

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 Naver Music: Historia (WWW: Who, When, Why) producción de álbum

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Historia # 1
Determinar del álbum fecha de lanzamiento y preparación de la canción. Kim Jaejoong trabaja en su música todo el tiempo, no importa donde está. Él es un artista que escribe melodías y letras sinceras. Kim Jaejoong utiliza estas notas de musica, piano, y los auriculares para (WWW: Who, When, Why) la preparación del álbum.

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Historia # 2
Por último, se inicia la grabación. Había grandes expectativas para canciones de rock de Kim Jaejoong desde las primeras etapas de grabación… ^ ^ La imagen de la derecha muestra la etapa final de la grabación. Jaejoong trajo a su cachorro, Hiro al estudio para monitorear la grabación con él. Hiro escucha Sunny Day (Feat. NOEL Lee Sang Gon). (^^,;)

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Historia # 3
Reunión sobre cubierta del álbum y el concepto. Kim Jaejoong, fotógrafo, estilista, maquilladora, estilista, equipo de CD, equipo de diseño, y todos los que participan en la producción del álbum se reunieron para dar sus opiniones sobre el concepto del álbum. Después de una larga reunión, se decidió la coexistencia de la pureza y lo no convencional como el concepto del álbum. Con el fin de mostrar un lado diferente de sí mismo, Jaejoong hizo varios nuevos intentos. Por lo tanto, se tomó la cubierta del álbum cool.

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Historia # 4
La filmación del video musical. 1000 marcos fueron producidos por segundo usando la fotografía de alta velocidad. A pesar de que Kim Jaejoong actuó sólo por un segundo, me pareció un video largo de 10 segundos. Kim Jaejoong fue tan excelente en mostrar expresiones profundas y sutiles que recibió constantes aplausos del personal que lo rodea!

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Historia # 5
Filmar la escena final del video musical. Kim Jaejoong fue visto caminando delante de una grúa de 30 metros de altura, dejando caer objetos antiguos de la relación. Debido a la luz del sol, accesorios, y otros obstáculos de rodaje,  los ensayos tuvieron que hacerse varias veces. Finalmente, un gran final fue capturado. ^ ^

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Historia # 6
Finalización de las 13 grabaciones de canciones! Ahora que las grabaciones se realizaron, es tiempo para esperar el lanzamiento del álbum ~ El artista, fans, y el personal que participa en el álbum están todos emocionados. (WWW: Who, When, Why) es finalmente puesto en libertad el 29 de octubre. Para los compositores, el personal en el estudio de grabación, y los fans que han esperado para el álbum … Gracias.


Source: Naver Music
Translated by: Shermin of JYJ3  / Traducido a Castellano: JYJChile
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[PICS + TRANS] Naver Music: Story (WWW: Who, When, Why) Album Production

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Naver Music: Story (WWW: Who, When, Why) Album Production

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Story #1
Determine album release date and song preparation. Kim Jaejoong works on his music all the time, no matter where he is at. He is an artiste who writes heartfelt lyrics and melodies. Kim Jaejoong uses these music notes, piano, and headset for (WWW: Who, When, Why) album preparation.

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Story #2
Finally, the recording starts. There were great expectations for Kim Jaejoong’s rock songs since the early stages of recording..^^ The picture on the right shows the final stage of recording. Jaejoong brought his puppy, Hiro to the studio to monitor the recording with him. Hiro listens to Sunny Day (Feat. NOEL Lee Sang Gon). (^^;;)

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Story #3
Meeting about album jacket and concept. Kim Jaejoong, photographer, hairstylist, makeup artist, stylist, CD team, design team, and everyone who is involved in the album production gathered to give their opinions on the album concept. After an very long meeting, the coexistence of purity and unconventionality was decided as the album concept. In order to show a different side of himself, Jaejoong made several new attempts. So, the cool album jacket was made.

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Story #4
Filming of the music video. 1000 frames were produced per second using high-speed photography. Even though Kim Jaejoong acted for only a second, it seemed like a 10-seconds long video. Kim Jaejoong was so superb in showing deep and subtle expressions that he received constant applause from the surrounding staff!

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Story #5
Filming the ending scene of the music video. Kim Jaejoong was seen walking in front of a 30 meters tall crane dropping old belongings from the relationship. Due to the sunlight, props, and other filming obstacles, rehearsals had to be done several times. Finally, a great ending was shot.^^

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Story #6
Completion of all 13 song recordings! Now that the recordings are done, it’s time to wait for the album release~ The artiste, fans, and the staff involved in the album are all excited. (WWW: Who, When, Why) is finally released on 29 October. To the composers, staff in the recording studio, and fans who have waited for the album… Thank you.

Source: Naver Music
Translated by: Shermin of JYJ3
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