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No No No No No

노노노노노 – 하수빈

Again. I asked a friend of mine about her and learned that she was considered extremely pretty, had chart and fan rivalry with another singer, Kang Soo Ji, and there were a lot of rumours surrounding her such as she having a secret baby with an African king. The person i got this information from was 7 years old at the time.

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No No No No No

No no no no no – Ha Soo Bin

It goes back further, and probably further still. This is from 1992, and i may be wrong in my narrow, nascent scope of things, but she really seems like the cataclysmic first of her kind. Or on a wave with similar firsts of their kinds. Very young, popular and touring outside of Korea, songwriting help from overseas (Tommy Page). That’s all i could get. There is little information about her in English. There was at one stage little information about Lio in English, but you can run French through google translate a whole lot more easily than Korean. I think she might become my Korean Lio.

So i have these songs, and despite wanting to put everything in some context, maybe that’s enough. She seems like the IU of her day. That’s probably a fair estimation to the image she put out and the love she received. Her singing career only seems to have lasted two years though, until 2010 when she made a comeback with an album that is really good and that, if it weren’t so proficiently and orthodoxly produced and steered away from punk in that way all Korean indie music seems to be, could join Club 8, Sambassadeur or Tiny Fireflies in what they do.

And of course all information i’ve uncovered on her is in relation to this current promotion, with only a mention that she happened to be pretty famous in the early 90’s. I don’t mean to in my way hamper her present efforts, but it’s the early 90’s that i want.

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