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SNSD releases First video teaser for “The Boys”!

After releasing a slew of teaser photos of each member and their album cover for ‘The Boys‘, SNSD has now released their first video teaser!

Although there are reports of possible delays, if everything goes as planned, SNSD should unveil their title song, ‘The Boys‘ on October 4th.

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[omgosh!! I can’t wait for the song to come out!! ><]

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SNSD concept photos for “The Boys”.

Taeyeon

Sunny

Hyoyeon

Jessica

Sooyoung

Tiffany

Seohyun

Yoona

Yuri

Comeback on 4th October 2011.

‘The Boys’ is especially notable for being composed by Teddy Riley, the American composer who worked with Michael Jackson, and more recently, with Rania for “Dr Feel Good“. In addition, the music video will be released in both English and Korean.

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SNSD to make their comeback on October 4th?

 

According to an inside music distributor, the girls of SNSD are set to release their new album on October 4th, and they will be making their comeback debut through KBS‘s ‘Music Bank‘ on October 7th.

Other artists planning on releasing new singles around the same time are even expected to postpone their release dates due to this. SNSD is without a doubt one of the toughest Hallyu groups to compete with, as they are well received not only in Korea but in all of Asia and parts of Europe as well. Insiders in the music industry remarked, “This time around, the rival entertainment agencies will have more questions in regards to the girls’ comeback than the fans themselves.”

This album in particular is especially noteworthy; famous producer Teddy Riley responsible for producing tracks such as Michael Jackson‘s “Dangerous” revealed through his Twitter page that he was currently working with SNSD on their new album. Teddy Riley is no stranger to the KPOP scene, as he has worked with Jay Park and RaNia in the past. There is even talk that this SNSD album has enough potential for the girls to make their breakthrough in the States, to follow their success in Asia and in Europe.

However, keep in mind that this is a rumor based on an insider and the date of their comeback has not been officially confirmed. SM Entertainment informed StarToday on the 20th, “We may need to adjust the date, depending on how quickly Soo Young is able to recover.” Soo Young was involved in a severe car accident back on August 29th and fractured a few bones. Because of her current state, she was unable to participate in the SMTOWN LIVE performances in Tokyo or the SNSD concert in Taiwan.

Source & Image : StarToday via Nate

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‘Running Man’ films with SNSD & a couple concept

 

It looks like SBS‘s ‘Running Man‘ has another potential hit episode on their hands, this time featuring the ladies of SNSD!

This time, the show used an upgraded version of the ‘couple race’, first seen a few weeks ago with the ‘girl group special’, which featured miss A‘s Suzy, f(x)‘s Luna and Sulli, and T-ara‘s Jiyeon.

With six of the SNSD members present and Song Ji Hyo absent due to her emergency medical condition, the pairs matched off perfectly. The upcoming episode will feature Seohyun, YoonA, Yuri, Taeyeon, Hyoyeon, and Jessica.

           

Source: Sports Donga via Naver

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SNSD is certified double platinum in Japan

The ladies of SNSD are enjoying a tremendous amount of success in Japan.

They recently placed second behind AKB48 on the June Oricon Monthly Album sales chart with a sales figure of 411,972 units for their first full length Japanese album, “GIRLS’ GENERATION” and now there’s even more news to celebrate.

The RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan) recently updated their website showing the girls achieve the monumental feat of being certified double platinum for “GIRLS’ GENERATION“.

The RIAJ classifies Platinum as 250,000 sales units so double platinum would mean that the girls exceeded a whopping 500,000 sales! If you can recall, SNSD’s Chaku Uta Full (ringtones) downloads for ‘Gee’ also went Double Platinum back in April.

Oricon recently reported that SNSD had achieved 2.6 billion yen (around $32 million USD) in total Japanese sales for the first half of 2011, so the girls are surely doing big things in Japan.

Source(s): RIAJ + Oricon
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SNSD reveals 3D version of “Run Devil Run” MV

The girls are back with yet another spin on their hit track, “Run Devil Run“!

It was originally released back in March 2010, but was revamped for SNSD’s Japanese promotions. A 3D MV has just hit the net, and fans will be delighted to see the return of ‘Black Soshi’.

Check out the MV below!

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SNSD’s “ECHO” MV revealed

SM Entertainment would release a special DVD, All About Girls’ Generation “Paradise in Phuket” and included in this package would be the music video for “ECHO.”

Well, fans have received the DVD and uploaded the MV to YouTube. “ECHO” was a special track that was included in the Run Devil Run repackaged album.

Check out the MV below!

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YoonA, Sooyoung and Hyoyeon make a Star Call from Paris

SNSD’s YoonA, Sooyoung and Hyoyeon recently revealed a cute video of themselves in Paris prior to their SMTOWN performance.

On the 12th, a video entitled ‘SNSD Star Call – YoonA, Sooyoung, Hyoyeon’ was uploaded onto the UFOTOWN online community site.

In the video, the three show off their cute sides by talking in baby voices, and while they try to hold their composure throughout the video, the girls can’t help but laugh at themselves. Although their cute act has been attracting much attention, their glowing beauty has been stunning netizens as well.

Source: Donga Daily via Nate News
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SNSD’s Tiffany represents SME at the “2011 SM TOWN in Paris Writers & Publishers Conference”

Paris was not host to the “SM TOWN Live in Paris” concerts, but also the “2011 SM TOWN in Paris Writers & Publishers Conference”, which was held on June 11th at the Marriot Rive Gauch hotel.

The event saw the attendance of Kim Young Min, Lee Soo Man, SNSD’s Tiffany, Teddy Riley, and approximately 50 other European composers. Tiffany represented her SM labelmates and gave a special presentation on the training and debut process of the SME system in English.

The conference itself was specially set up by SM Entertainment to coincide with the “SM Town Live in Paris” tour. It aimed to showcase not only the music and performance style of SM artists, but also to raise awareness of their musical style to the rest of the world and encourage active communication.

                     

Source + Photos: Dispatch
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Sooyoung and Tiffany go sightseeing in Paris

Pictures of SNSD’s Sooyoung and Tiffany in Paris, France have been revealed.

On June 8th, Sooyoung uploaded two pictures through SMTown’s Facebook page.

Sooyoung wrote, “I’m SOOYOUNG~! Finally, we are in Paris~!!!! First cut in the street~!” .

In the picture, Sooyoung is seen sporting a trench-coat that fits well with the Paris scenery and posing while making a peace sign. With her retro bag, muffler, and sunglasses, Sooyoung displayed a natural, yet fashionable look.

Sooyoung added another commented, stating, “Tiffany~! Let’s take a picture~! Lovely pose in front of the ‘Arc de Triomphe’~!” and added a picture she took with Tiffany. In this picture, Sooyoung and Tiffany are making a friendly pose with Sooyoung’s arm wrapped around Tiffany. Tiffany is sporting a loose T-shirt and skinny jeans with an oversized, red bag across her shoulders.

Viewers were also drawn to the natural, fashionable look that Tiffany was displaying.

On June 7th, SNSD departed for Paris, France for the SMTOWN LIVE PARIS CONCERT. It was revealed that the pictures Sooyoung uploaded was taken during their free time after their arrival.

Meanwhile, the SMTOWN LIVE PARIS CONCERT will be held on June 10th and 11th at the Le Zenith de Paris venue in Paris, France. This will mark the first European concert held by a single Korean agency.

Source: Newsen via Nate
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