Kim Junsu

Position : Vocal
Date of Birth : Jan 1, 1987
Place of Birth : Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Height : 178cm
Weight : 60kg
Blood type : B
Education : Musical Performance, Myongji University
Hobbies and Interests : Piano, Soccer

Kim Junsu was born on December 15, 1986 but registered o January 1, 1987), also known by his stage name Xiah (pronounced “see-ah”) or Xia Junsu. He is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and stage actor. Best known as a former member of popular South Korean boy band TVXQ, he’s currently active as one of the member of pop group JYJ.

Kim Junsu was born and raised in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. His mother was a former Miss Korea contestant and he has an older fraternal twin brother named Kim Junho.In elementary school, he was a member of a dance group ‘SRD’, which stood for song, rap and dance with childhood friend Eunhyuk of Super Junior.  Junsu was signed by Korean talent agency SM Entertainment after his participation in their 6th Annual Starlight Casting System. He joined SM Entertainment at the age of eleven and his first contract began 12 February 2000.

In 2002 Junsu, Eunhyuk and another trainee Sungmin were placed in a project R&B group. They appeared on a show called “2002 Survival Audition – Heejun vs. Kangta, Battle of the Century”, along with three future members of rock band TRAX (Jay Kim, No Minwoo, Kang Jungwoo). They were judged and mentored by Moon Hee Jun and Kangta, two members of SM Entertainment’s former group H.O.T. Kangta praised Junsu highly in the show, saying that he had potential as a lead vocalist. In 2003 the trio disbanded when Junsu went on to debut as a member of TVXQ.

JS as SONGWRITER

  • Wrote rap Lyrics (with Yoochun and YH) of “Love After Love” – Recorded in 2nd Korean Album “Rising Sun” (DBSK 2005)
  • Composed “네 곁에숨쉴수있다면 (White Lie)” – Recorded in 3rd Korean Studio Album “O Jung.Ban.Hap” (DBSK 2006)
  • Composed “My Page” – Performed at 2nd Asia Tour “O” (DBSK 2007)
  • Composed “Rainy Night” – Recorded in Japanese Single “If…/Rainy Night” (THSK 2008)
  • Wrote the lyrics of “노을..바라보다 (Picture of You)” – Recorded in 4th Korean Studio Album “Mirotic” (DBSK 2008)
  • Wrote rap part (with YH) of “사랑 안녕 사랑 (Love Bye Love)” – Recorded in 4th Korean Studio Album “Mirotic – C Version” (DBSK 2008)
  • Composed “XIAHTIC” (Korean Ver.) – Performed at 3rd Asia Tour “Mirotic” ft. Key from SHINee (DBSK 2009)
  • Composed “XIAHTIC” (Japanese Ver.) – Recorded in Japanese Single “Break Out!” (THSK 2010)
  • Co-composer “Shelter” (with Jaejoong) – Recorded in Japanese single “Colors ~Melody & Harmony~ ” (By Yoochun and Jaejoong) (THSK 2010)
  • Composer & lyricist & Arranger of “Intoxication” – Recorded in first solo Japanese single “XIAH” (2010)
  • Composed “I can Soar” – Recorded in JYJ Worlwide Album “The Beginning” (JYJ 2010)
  • Composer, Lyricist & Arranger of “Mission” (Micky wrote the rap part) – Recorded in 1th Korean Album “JYJ Mussic Essay – Their Rooms” (JYJ 2010)
  • Composer & Lyricist & Arranger of “Fallen Leaves” – Recorded in 1th Korean Album “JYJ Mussic Essay – Their Rooms” (JYJ 2010)
  • Lyricist of  ”You’re” – Recorded in JYJ Album “In Heaven” (2011); Performed in 2011 JYJ World Tour Concert (2011-2012)
  • Arranger & Composer of “Sunset” and “Tarantallegra” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Lyricist & Co-composer of “Set Me Free” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Co-composer of “돌고 돌아도 (Around and Around / Reflect of Love)” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Co-lyricist & Composer of “Lullaby” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Co-lyricist of “Fever” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Lyricist & Composer of “이슬을 머금은 나무 (Tree Covered in Dew / A Fairy)” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)
  • Lyricist, Composer & Arranger of “Breath” – Recorded in 1st Solo Album “Xia Tarantallegra” (2012)

 JS as aSINGER

STUDIO SINGLE:

“XIAH” (Japanese Single, 2010)

  1. “Intoxication” (Lyricist – Xiah / Arranger –  Xiah)
  2. “Kanashimi No Yukue” (Lyricist – Shinjiroh Inoue / Arranger –  Shinjiroh Inoue)
  3. ”Kimi ga Ireba~Beautiful Love~”  (Lyricist – Xiah / Arranger –  Xiah)
  4. “Kimi ga Ireba ~Beautiful Love~ (Instrumental)” (Lyricist – Shinjiroh Inoue / Arranger –  Shinjiroh Inoue)

“Uncommitted” (Korean Repackage Album, 2012)

  1. “Uncommitted” (Lyrics – Bruce ‘Automatic’ Vanderveer / Music –  Bruce ‘Automatic’ Vanderveer)
  2. “Tarantallegra (Oriental Ver.) [Ft. Flowsik Of Aziatix]“ (Lyrics – JUNO / Music – XIA)
  3. “Uncommitted”(Inst.) (Music –  Bruce ‘Automatic’ Vanderveer)
  4. “Tarantallegra (Oriental Ver.) [Ft. Flowsik Of Aziatix]“(Inst.) (Music –  XIA)

“Thank U For” (Digital Korean Single, December 2012)

  1. “Thank U For” (Lyrics – JUNO, Kim Ji-na/ Music –  Shikata, Reo)
  2. “Thank U For”(Instrumental) (Music –  Shikata, Reo)

STUDIO ALBUM:

”Tarantallegra” (Korean Album, 2012)

  1. “Sunset” (Composer –  XIA / Arranger – XIA)
  2. “Tarantallegra” (feat. Flowsik of Aziatix) (Lyricist – JUNO / Composer – XIA / Arranger – XIA)
  3. “Set Me Free” (feat. Bizzy) (Lyricist – XIA, Fraktal / Composer – XIA, Fraktal / Arranger – Fraktal)
  4. “No Gain” (Lyricist –  / Composer –  / Arranger – )
  5. “사랑이 싫다구요” (I Don’t Like Love) (Lyricist – Kim Jaejoong / Composer – Kim Jaejoong / Arranger – Kwon Bin-ki)
  6. “돌고 돌아도” (Even Though I Turn Around and Around) (Lyricist – Jung Hye-sung / Composer – Jung Hye-sung / Arranger – Jung Hye-sung)
  7. “Intoxication” (Lyricist – XIA / Composer – XIA / Arranger – XIA)
  8. “Breath” (feat. Double K) (Lyricist – XIA / Composer – XIA / Arranger – XIA)
  9. “알면서도” (Even Though You Already Know) (Lyricist –  / Composer –  / Arranger – )
  10. “Lullaby” (feat. Gaeko of Dynamic Duo) (Lyricist – Kim Sae-jin / Composer – Kim Sae-jin, PJ / Arranger – PJ)
  11. “Fever” (Lyricist – Xia, JUNO / Composer – Xeno, Jedi / Arranger – Xeno)
  12. “이슬을 머금은 나무” (The Tree Covered In Dew) (Lyricist – XIA / Composer – XIA / Arranger – Sung Jung-jin)

OSTs:

  • “Beautiful Thing” – Recorded in the OST for “Vacation” (2006)
  • “Too love” – Recorded in KBS Korean Drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal OST Album (2010)
  • “You Are So Beautiful” – Recorded in SBS Korean Drama “Scent of a Woman” OST Album (2011)
  • “사랑이 싫다구요” [“I Don’t Like Love” / “Dislike Love” / “Love Means Nothing to Me”] – Recorded in SBS Korean Drama “Rooftop Prince” OST Single (2012)
  • “Love Is Like Snowflake”- Recorded in KBS Nice Guy OST (2012)

SOLO SONGS:

  • “Rainy Night” – Recorded in Japanese Single “If…/Rainy Night” (2008)
  • “White Lies” – Recorded in TVXQ’s third Korean album “MIROTIC” versions C & D only (2008)
  • “XIAHTIC” – Recorded in Japanese Single “Break Out!” (2010)
  • “I can Soar” – Recorded in “JYJ The Beginning” Worlwide Album (2010)

COLLABORATIONS:

  • “Timeless” – Duet with Zhang Liyin (2006)
  • TPL (Talk, Play, Love)/Promise You/Day Dream – Anyband (With BoA, Tablo & Jin Bora) for Samsung Anycall (2007)

CONCERTS:

  • XIA “Tarantallegra“ World Tour: Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Shanghai, New York (USA), Los Angeles (USA), Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Germany (2012)
  • 2012 XIA Ballad & Musical Concert with Orchestra (December, 2012)

OTHER PERFORMANCES:

  • “All Rise” – Performed at 1st Asia Tour “Rising Sun”(2006)
  • “My Page” – Performed at 2nd Asia Tour “O” (2007)
  • XIAHTIC – Korean version Performed at 3rd Asia Tour “Mirotic” ft. Key(SHINee)(2008) and Japanese version Performed at “JYJ Thanksgiving Live Concert” (2010)
  • “Intoxication/Kanashimi No Yukue/Kimi ga Ireba~Beautiful Love~” – Performed at “JYJ Thanksgiving Live Concert” (2010)
  • “I can Soar” – Performed at the 1th JYJ Worldwide Tour (2010)
  • “Too love” – Performed at the 1th JYJ Worldwide Tour (2010)

MV / PV:

  • Featured in Zhang Liyin single “Timeless” MV (2006)
  • Featured in AnyBand – “Talk Play Love” & “Promise U” (for Samsung’s Anycall music drama, with other artists) (2007)
  • Kim Junsu Japanese single “Intoxication” PV (2010)
  • XIA Junsu’s ”Tarantallegra” MV (2012)
  • XIA Junsu’s ”Tarantallegra” MV dance version (2012)
  • XIA Junsu’s ”Uncommitted” MV (2012)
  • XIA Junsu’s ”알면서도”(Even though I already know) (2012)

JS as a

MUSICAL ACTOR

MUSICALS:

  • Played the role of “Mozart” in the Korean production of “Mozart! Das Musical” (2010)
  • Junsu Musical Concert with Levay and Friends (2011)
  • Played the role of “Jun” in the Korean production of the Musical “Tears of Heaven” (2011)
  • Played the role of “Der Tod (Death)” in the Korean production of “Das Musical Elisabeth” (2012)

MUSICAL CONCERT:

  • “Kim Junsu Musical Concert, Levay with Friends” (October 2010)

JS as an ACTOR

ACTING CAREER:\

  • Banjun Drama: “The King’s Men”, “Tokyo Holiday”, “Finding Lost Love”, “Uninvited Guest”, “Dangerous Love”, “Unforgettable Love” (2006).
  • “Vacation” (2006)
  • “Dating on Earth” (2007)
  • SBS Korean Drama “Scent of a Woman” Episode 05 – Cameo As Himself (2011)

MV:

  • Featured in FIESTAR single ”VISTA” MV (2012)

MODEL

  • Featured in Singles Magazine (2012)

SOCCER PLAYER

  • Captain of celebrity football (soccer) team “FC MEN”

JS as an ENDORSER

  • Lotte Duty Free
  • Daniel Hechter
  • Gomatamago
  • Pocari Sweat
  • Zio Star
  • Nature Republic
  • NII
  • LG
  • Penzal Q
  • Nintendo’s Mario Kart 7
  • October 2012/3: Tony Moly – skincare brand, Asia spokenmodels (excludes Japan) with television commercials and print ads.

credits : wikipedia

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