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U.S. Debut Album Entitled BoA Will Be Out 3.17.09! + Random Facts

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#106 kimi_plus


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Posted 30 January 2009 - 10:44 PM

><I miss BoA!! BoA Go Go!!! Love her very much ><

#107 daRon


    I'm an official BoA fan!

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 07:38 AM

Great! Only a few days after my b-day! :P

#108 Xcellerator


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Posted 31 January 2009 - 10:32 AM

BoA <3

#109 upstream


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Posted 31 January 2009 - 08:02 PM

piece of crap..lol

wah. BoA if your a male, i wouldn't be your fan :) jk

#110 Mystic Tupperware

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 09:36 PM

Tons of American artists that speak two languages do it,
It actually wouldn't be that weird at all.
I own a few albums that have it,
Ex. Shakira - Laundry Service
Nelly Furtado - Loose

I wouldnt go so far as to say its stupid, weird, and makes no sense XD

However if she's releasing it as a single---then it should be english.
But if its just going to be a CD track its totally normal.
I'm willing to bet it'll be translated anyway.

Spanish is by far more common both as a spoken language and as a force in the music industry in the U.S.
We Americans are exposed to it far more often and are thus more open to things like that.

Korean on the other hand... I hate to sound jaded or blunt, but quite a decent percentage of Americans still think all Asians speak some strange "ching-chong" language. And while that's obviously a falsehood, the fact still remains that there's quite a decent chance that leaving a Korean-language track on an American English album will leave a bad impression in people's minds. This debut is a huge deal for BoA, for SM, and future Asian performers, I doubt she or her management are willing to leave anything to chance, no matter how small.

In addition, lyrically I feel that Girls on Top's message just about sums up everything BoA is trying to portray of herself here in the states. Why would take a song whose message is potentially central to her image and then leave it in a language most buyers don't understand? It seems stupid.

#111 peachy9


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Posted 01 February 2009 - 05:12 PM

ahh I saw the cover of the BEST & USA album at AFanatics
and I love it! =p it's so lovely/awesome XD so I just had to
check on bjj for updates =p I shouldn't even be on here
right now >> I have a lot of assignments to finish but w/e XD

I was never really interested in Beethoven Virus XD guess
I'm going to start watching it now ><

3 cellphones? haha didn't surprise me XD

and a tall male singer eh? I completely understand her ><
I am around her height and I don't think I can ever stop
thinking about it ><

thanks for the update! :D

#112 anime811


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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:17 PM

Kinda was hoping that she was closer to more celebrities but oh well xD
Atleast there's Jae and Heechul <3

Moving on, really looking forward to Obsessed and I did it for love. I wonder if
there'll be a PV/MV for both songs or only one :D.

I'm glad that her US debut album will be dropped before her BEST&USA but still, I think
maybe she should promote over in the US more first before dropping the album. :).
Oh well, good luck to BoA!
I'll be supporting her the whole way through.
Already have her BEST&USA pre-ordered, and her US album debut pinpointed on my calender xD

#113 LiLstephy


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Posted 02 February 2009 - 04:39 PM

haha neat little tidbits :] .. trying to imagine BoA as a tall male singer lol

thanks for sharing~

#114 kishill


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Posted 03 February 2009 - 07:25 AM

i liked that youtube pants!
thanks for the random facts!

#115 tern


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Posted 04 February 2009 - 02:22 AM

I really can't wait for this album. It looks so good and has been dangled in front of us for so long that I don't know if I could stand it anymore if it weren't for Eien!

#116 -Chris-


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Posted 05 February 2009 - 06:49 PM

I'm preordering it now .. BoA I LOVE UUUUU

#117 little.bella


    Who's BoA?

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 10:27 PM

so is her US album also released in australia around march 17th as well? i hope it is coz i'll definitely go buy it :)

#118 music4soul


    mmm... BoA's cute

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Posted 06 February 2009 - 03:07 AM

tis is exciting . where can buy her cd ? beside from yesasia

#119 angelzstar


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Posted 08 February 2009 - 07:59 AM

I'm so excited! I'm going to buy her cd =D

#120 kristeline


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Posted 09 February 2009 - 05:06 AM

thanks for sharing!

I love the way she answers!

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