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U-Kiss “Dear My Friend” MV Teaser
Only just recently having revealed the release date of their 3rd Japanese single, U-Kiss is speeding up their Japanese releases with another single to be revealed in September.
The new single, “One of You”, will be revealed in a CD and a CD+DVD version. The CD+DVD version comes with Jacket A, b-side tracks “Kiss Me Forever” and a live version of “Forbidden Love”, as well as the instrumental of the single’s title track. The limited edition of the DVD features footage of the MV recording, as well as the MV itself. The normal edition just comes with the music video. The CD only version has with the same tracklist, though it has an additional instrumental of “Kiss Me Forever”. The limited edition of the CD only version is set to include a still untitled bonus track.
“One of You” will be released on September 5th, while the group’s 3rd single, “Dear My Friend”, is set for a July 25th release.
U-Kiss: Special To KissMe
U-KISS‘s international fanclub has been reported to have surpassed 300,000 members!
Over half of the fanclub has been revealed to be Japanese fans, making their efforts in their Japanese advancement last year seem all the worth while! avex Entertainment showed much satisfaction with the level of popularity the boys were able to achieve, even going on a nationwide arena tour just a year into their advancement.
Considering that the members are fluent in foreign languages like English and Chinese, it’s only natural that they’re able to gain more fans through not only their charms and music, but also their ability to converse with them. They’re becoming the #1 most invited artist in many countries, as well as the hottest Hallyu stars as selected by some overseas broadcast networks.
Unfortunately, the fame comes with a price, as their frequent overseas activities was cause for voices of concern amongst their Korean fans who felt that they were being left behind.
A representative of U-KISS explained, “The Hallyu boom is already starting around the world and U-KISS as the responsibility to continue and lead it. This is just one of the many obstacles they’re going to have to overcome in order to be recognized as genuine Hallyu leaders.”
U-KISS Dating Ban Has Been Lifted
The members of U-KISS are now free to date, as their dating ban has officially been lifted.
Hosts Shindong and Kim Shin Young congratulated the members on being able to date freely, and the boys excitedly remarked ”Finally!”, clapping their hands with joy.
When Shindong asked them to formally introduce their girlfriends, U-KISS member Soohyun safely answered, “I don’t have a girlfriend” and then later admitted, “My girlfriends are all of the ‘KISS ME’ members!
If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of thousands of girls moving to South Korea.