[Digital Single] 그때가 지금이라면 (If it were Now)

Boohwal had just release their latest digital single today, 29 March 2011. Despite fans’ anticipation, Boohwal came back in their original formation, this time for another digital single~^^ This new single, as you suspected, was composed and written by Kim Tae Won.

This link to download through soribada~

그때가 지금이라면 (If it were Now)

너를 한 번 더 붙잡고 싶어서 (Because I wanted to hold you once again)
내가 했었던 그 얘기들로 (using the words I’ve told you)
어쩌면 좀 더 만나게 되길 비는 (hoping so I can see you a bit more)
그때 그런 기도를 난 했어 (so I prayed back then)

..
*이제와 다시 생각을 해보면 (if I think about it again now)
초라해진 나를 바라보는 (looking at myself getting shabbier)
너의 젖어있던 눈빛 속에 비춰진 (in your eyes cutting through me)
서있던 내 모습이 보여 (I can see me standing)

..
**내가 어렸었던 날 그때가 지금이라면 (If my younger days were now)
너의 손을 잡고서 놓지 않았겠지 (I would’ve held your hands and didn’t let it go)
어떤 말보다 더 소중한 게 사랑인 걸 (Love is probably more important than any words there is)
아주 오랜 후에야 느끼게 된 얘긴걸.. (a story I’d only realized long after)

..
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너무 힘이 들던 날 그때가 지금이라면 (if the day where I felt so difficult were now)
잡은 너의 두 손을 놓지 않았겠지 (I wouldn’t have let go your two hands I held)
어떤 말보다 더 소중한 게 마음인 걸 (Love is probably more important than any words there is)
아주 오랜 후에야 알게 됐던 난.. (I only realized it long after)

..
내가 어렸었던 날 그때가 지금이라면 (If my younger days were now)
너의 손을 잡고서 놓지 않았겠지 (I would’ve held your hands and didn’t let it go)
그 누구보다 더 사랑한 게 너라는 걸 (I loved you more than anyone else)
아주 오랜 후에야 알게 됐던.. 얘긴걸.. (a story.. I only realized long after)

..

I happen to know that Boohwal just finished shooting a music video last week. I suppose the music video is still on editing process at the moment, and I will sure upload it here as soon as I could. I hope no fans upload this song illegally on youtube yet, and patiently wait for the original MV. International fans, please be patient until the song comes out through legal channels in your respective countries~ 🙂

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Boohwal is a legendary rock band originating from South Korea. Since 1986, they’ve been through tremendous changes in members, in style; they’ve passed through so many challenges that only keep them going and become stronger and better every each day. Click here to check out [ALL MUSIC VIDEOS] of Boohwal over the years.

A lot of foreign fans don’t know how to get Boohwal’s CDs abroad, so please go to the red button on the right side to check out the sites where you can get their CDs abroad – please note that I DO NOT provide links for free downloads.

The “Rock Rock Rock” miniseries that was aired recently, taking the theme of Kim Tae-Won’s life story have drawn a lot of attention to Boohwal both from within Korea and internationally. Click on the correlating [Rock Rock Rock] button on the left to find the details about this drama.

You can find the list of most recent posts in this site on the left-hand side and categories organized below.
Top posts and comments could be found on your right-hand side, as well as monthly archive from March 2010-2011.

Boohwal Albums Boohwal Best 이솝이 붓(1)
Live & Unplugged (1)
Long-term Album (12) SONGS & LYRICS (below)
Digital Single (4)
  1. 이별에서 영원으로 (From Separation to Eternity)
  2. [OST] The Road
  3. 가슴에 그린 성 (Castle in the Heart)
  4. 누구나 사랑을 한다 (Everybody Loves)
  5. 그때가 지금이라면 (If it were Now)
  6. 비밀 (Secret)
  7. 사랑해서 사랑해서 (Because I Love You)
Members
Previous Members

Recorded Sessions


Boohwal’s Live appearances and performances on concerts I attended from March 2010 – February 2011

Boohwal-related news (translated into English)

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Boohwal Songs & Lyrics

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Boohwal Music Scores

[1st Album]
[3rd Album]
[8th Album]
[10th Album]
비와 당신의 이야기
사랑할수록
Never Ending Story
추억이면


작년 이날에 저의 첫 부활 공연에 가려고 준비하고 있었는데… 벌써 일년까지 부활과 함께 갈 수 있다는 걸 상상도 못 했네요.
부활을 사랑하는 마음을 담아서 이렇게 일년간 https://boohwal.wordpress.com을 완성하였씁니다.
가장 힘든 시기에 힘이 되어준 부활 오빠들, 마음속에서 늘 감사하고 존경하고 사랑합니다.
이제 저도 제 길로 걸어가야 할때가 왔네요.. 부활음악은 늘 제 배경으로 남아 있을거고 힘이 들때 기쁠 때 그리워하게 될거예요.
지금부터 예전처럼 많이 달리지 못 할 것 같지만, 사랑으로 늘 응원하는 펜이 될게요…

이 블로그를 통해서 부활이 더 세계적으로 알려질 수 있으면 좋겠고요… 언젠가 새글을 다시 올릴지도 모르지만, 지금 저는 물러나오겠습니다~ ^^
그리워하면, 언젠가 만나게 되는 ~~~ 그 날을 기대하겠습니다.
사랑합니다 ♡

(겁많은사자) 위윅 배상

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Miscellaneous

[김태원] [남자의 자격] Kim Tae Won in Men’s Qualification

[김태원] Guitar Project Band: Dead or Alive

Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) 2010

[김태원] [당신에게] To You (Father)

[정동하] [Won Jun-Hee & Jeong Dong-Ha] Larva

[김태원] “Because I Love You” Digital Single

[정동히] Hybrid MMORG “Argo”

[서재혁] [Project Band] Not 2B

[서재혁] Guitar Zeus Korea

[채제민 & 서재혁] Little Wing (project band)

[채제민] Noise 11 (project band)

[김태원] 무정블루스

[채제민] 채제민 in 티삼스 (Chae Jemin in TAS)

[정동하] 김현식-비처럼음악처럼

[채제민 & 서재혁] [Musical] Hedwig and the Angry Inch

[서재혁] [Movie] 71 Into the Fire

[서재혁] [Movie] Sayonara Itsuka

*On-record, this is post number 178 on https://boohwal.wordpress.com and right to this point of one-year anniversary, the blog has been visited over 46,200 times. Thank you for all of your never ending interest in Boohwal.* -겁많은사자, 18 March 2011-

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Spider Web (거미의 줄)

Boohwal’s 10th album is of course arguably one of Boohwal’s best album, which is probably why I’ve posted almost every song in that album. This song is particularly special, not because it is written and composed by Kim Tae-Won, also for the fact it was sung by the legend himself, but also the story behind it that delivers a message out of the writer’s own experience.

Two years ago, Kim Tae-Won told the story behind this song. A research on drug effects were conducted on spider. The spider effected by drugs built really thin spider web, narrow, unable to attract any flies, and finally die of starvation. The spider unaffected by anything builds a normal spider web

홀로 가느다란 이 줄위에
서있는 나는 누구와도 다른
Standing on this thin string, I am different from anybody else

나만의 장소로 나만의 시간에
머무는얘기
The story of my own place, my own time

내가 살아온동안 TV로
힘이 된 얘기와 힘든 얘기들
Stories that made me stronger and difficult stories I heard on TV all my life

잠시 날 취하게 했을 뿐 매일 난
그대로 인걸
Makes me tipsy for a short while only, I’m still the same way as I am everyday

살아온 동안             my whole life
살아가는대로          the way of life
살아가는 시간에         the time
살아있는대로               life itself..


Star’s Diary: Chae Jemin (5)

[스타일기]부활 채제민⑤ 밴드에서 배운 교훈

“Lessons Learned From A Band”

Released 3 June 2010, 09.06 am

=Finally, the final part of Chae Jemin’s Star’s Diary. I specially post this one today coz it happens to be Jemin Oppa’s birthday~ Happy Birthday, Jemin Oppa! 제민오빠 생일 축하드려요~^^~~ Check out the complete version here.
One more note, this article was published before Boohwal Music Academy which is run by Jemin Oppa was built, so that’s why you don’t find a hint of it~ check out the related news by clicking the name above~ ^^=

 

채제민에게 드럼 연주는 손과 발을 모두 움직이는 놀이이자 끝없는 공부다.

=For Chae Jemin, playing the drum is a game where he has to move his arms and legs, and a never-ending lesson=

채제민은 정이 많다. 대상은 다양하다. 가족, 친구들, 부활. 그리고 25년을 함께한 드럼스틱. 음악의 길을 후회한 적은 없다. 오히려 시간이 흐를수록 애착은 더 짙어졌다. 인생을 모두 쏟은 만큼 자부심도 생겼다.

Chae Jemin is very affectionate. His affection goes to many people. Family, friends, Boohwal. The drumsticks that’s been with him for 25 years. Never once he regretted his choice to do music. On contrary, he feels more attachment to music as time goes by. His pride grows as much as he’s poured (hard work) in his life.

“밴드에서 드럼은 기둥과 같다. 중심을 잡고 묵묵히 서야 밴드가 바로 설 수 있다.”

“In a band, the drum is like a pillar. The band could only stand up with the drum being a strong center.”

사실 드럼은 화려하지 않다. 늘 무대 뒤를 맡는다. 주목하는 눈도 적다. 밴드 녹음에서는 간혹 다른 연주가로 대체되기까지 한다. 티삼스 앨범 때가 그랬다. 소속사는 실력 부족을 이유로 따로 연주가를 섭외했다. 주인공은 문영배. 사랑과 평화, 신중현 등과 함께 일한 베테랑이었다. 채제민은 자존심이 상했다. 가짜 녹음을 받아들일 수 없었다. 시작부터 흔들린 기둥. 결과는 불 보듯 뻔했다.

In reality, the drum is not glamorous. It’s always on the back of the stage. Only so many people give attention to it. Worse, in band recording, drummer position could be replaced. That’s how it was when he recorded Tisams Album. Their production company said that his skills weren’t good enough so they invited other drummer.  The drummer was Moon Young-Bae. A veteran whose worked with “Love and Peace,” “Sin Jung-Hyeon,” and other great musicians. Chae Jemin’s self-esteem was hurt. He couldn’t take the fake recording. A shaking pillar, from the beginning. The result was as clear as the daylight.

티삼스 해체 뒤 채제민은 눈앞이 캄캄했다. 막막함은 이내 방황으로 이어졌다. 올바른 연주가의 삶을 알려줄 길잡이가 필요했다. 한참을 해매이다 그는 문영배의 연습실을 찾아갔다. 진정한 연주가로 거듭나고 싶은 마음에 무턱대고 제자를 자청했다. 허드렛일도 마다하지 않은 수하생활의 시작. 그렇게 시간은 4년이 흘러갔다.

After Tisams broke up, Chae Jemin saw only darkness in his future. The frustration led him to wander. He needed to find out how he could live a life of a musician. After wandering around for quite a while, he looked for Moon Young-Bae in his studio. He wants to become a real musician, thus he asked for Moon to take him as his student. He started a life being  a chore boy who’d do all odd jobs. 4 years went by that way.

“드럼 기교와 음악인의 도리에 대해 많이 배웠다. 그때 선생님의 조언 덕에 지금의 내가 있을 수 있었다.”

“I learned a lot about drum skills and the way to being a musician. I am only here today thanks to my teacher’s advice.”

채제민은 가르침을 다음 세대에 전달한다. 소통 수단은 다양하다. 개인 레슨, 학원 강의, 공연. 가장 강한 애착은 인터넷 강의다. 인터넷사이트 ‘스쿨뮤직’을 통해 국내 최초로 동영상 드럼 교육을 선보였다. 시작 당시 환경은 열악했다. 친분을 통해 겨우 서버를 확보했다. 영상 제작도 모두 혼자 해결해야 했다.

Chae Jemin transfers the teaching to the next generations through various means. Private lesson, music school, concerts. He enjoys teaching online music school. He was the first person to teach drum by video-lesson in Korea through  an internet site “School Music”. The situation was really poor when he started. He could finally secure the server thanks to a close person’s assistance. He also produced all of the videos by himself.

“카메라맨을 구할 돈이 없어 셀프카메라 방식으로 연주를 촬영했다. 수익이 전무했지만, 강의를 올릴 때마다 보람을 상당했다.”

“I recorded the drum lesson using self-camera coz I couldn’t afford to pay a cameraman. I made no profit, but it was incredibly worth while.”

교육활동은 지금도 계속된다. 대학 강단에서 실용음악을 가르친다. 학교의 기대치는 현장 학습 등의 실습 수준. 그러나 채제민은 틈틈이 이론을 정리하며 공부에 매진한다. 그래야만 올바른 교육을 할 수 있다는 신념 때문이다.

He keeps this teaching activity even until now. He teaches applicable music in university lectures. He gives concert training that wasn’t applied in campuses before. But Chae Je Min always devote his spare time to gather all theories for his teaching material. Because he believes that it’s the right way to educate.

교육에서 가장 중요하게 여기는 건 즐거움. 학생들이 스스로 선택한 음악에서 흥미를 찾도록 도와준다. 사실 음악계 사정은 좋지 않다. 졸업생 가운데 10%정도만이 음악을 이어나간다. 현장에서 뛰는 음악가로 그는 책임을 통감한다. 제자들에게 미안함을 느낀다. 교편을 잡았지만 그는 잘 알고 있다. 대한민국에서 연주가의 길이 얼마나 험난한 지를.

To him, in education, the most important thing is “joy.” He helps his students find what they like from the music they choose. In reality, the condition of the music industry is not good. Among his graduated students, approximately only 10% continues doing music. He feels strongly responsible as a person who is doing music right on stage. He feels sorry to his students. Although he teaches, he knows fairly well. How rough the path to be a musician is in the Republic of Korea.

“마지막 수업에서 ‘최고가 돼라’고 당부하는 내 모습에 슬픔을 느낀 적이 많다.”

“In last lectures, asking my students to “Be the Best”, a lot of times I feel sad.”

25년의 때가 묻은 드럼스틱. 그에게도 힘든 시간은 숱하게 있었다. 지금껏 견뎌낸 건 모두 밴드 덕이었다. 조직이 주는 유대감과 책임감이 음악을 계속 할 수 있는 원동력으로 작용했다.

The drumsticks that’s been with him for 25 years. It also went through so many difficult times. It’s all thanks to the band that he could make it up to now. The feeling of fellowship and responsibility given by an organization, comes to be a driving force that keep him doing music.

“함께 해야 모든 쉽게 이겨낼 수 있다. 제자들에게 밴드를 권하는 것도 모두 이 때문이다.”

“We can do anything easily when we’re together. That’s why I always advise my students to be in a band.”

채제민 역시 영원한 부활멤버를 꿈꾼다. 부활은 어느덧 가족 같은 존재가 됐다. 항상 화목하진 않았지만 편안하고 정이 넘친다. 앞으로 가야 할 길이 두렵지 않을 만큼 든든하기까지 하다. 그는 믿는다. 인생 마지막까지 부활과 함께 할 것이라고. 그래서 묵묵히 집은 드럼스틱은 오늘도 가볍게만 느껴진다.

Chae Je Min, he dreams to eternally be Boohwal member. Somewhere along the way, Boohwal becomes a family. It’s not always harmonious, but it’s comfortable and he has overflowing attachment to it. He does not fear to walk the path before him, he’s reassured. He has faith. That he will always be with Boohwal until the end. That’s why the silent drumstick feels so light.

 

채제민(왼쪽)이 함께 공연한 김장훈과 포즈를 취하고 있다.

=Che Jemin (left) with Kim Jang-Hoon=

Translated by https://boohwal.wordpress.com

Source: http://www.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?idxno=2010060108040224046

[For My Father] 희망에게

The song was inserted in Boohwal’s 10th album, and it was written specially for the father of the writer. Kim Tae-Won’s father was lying sick when he was in the process of writing this song. The title, “희망에게” literally means “To Hope” but it’s retitled as “For My Father” in English. Kim Tae Won’s father is now well and recovered.

The song was composed by Kim Tae Won together with Chae Je Min, and the lyrics written by Kim Tae Won.

모든걸 나 포기할때쯤 그대가 저기 오네요
When I was to give up everything, there you came
있을수 없는 일들이 가끔 일어나지요
Things that wasn’t suppose to happen, they happen.. sometimes
어느땐 힘에겨워도 약해진내가
Even when I feel it’s so hard sometimes.. when I become weaker
나아질때까지 포기하지 마세요
Please don’t give up until you get better

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그를 사랑해도 되나요
Is it okay if I love him?
모든걸 포기할때쯤
When he’s about to give up everything…
소리없이 지금 다가와
He’s getting closer without sound
날 안아주네요
And he held me..
기적이란 이름 약속하세요
Promise me a miracle
일어설테니
You will definitely stand (back) up
떠나가지말아요
Please don’t leave…

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누군가가 빌어놓은 소원이 이뤄질테니
The wish that somebody requested will come true, clearly
잠이 든 아이 꿈속에 끝없이 눈이 내리듯
In the dream a child fallen asleep, it seems like snow is falling unstoppable
그리워하던 오늘이
Today that I longed for
지나면 내일이 오듯
If it passes, tomorrow is likely to come..
만나는 그 순간부터 사랑하게 된다는
From the moment we met, I came to love you

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오늘이 다가올날에 만들어질 추억이면
If it’s a memory to be made on the day coming after today
이젠 난 너의 두 손을 놓아선 않된다는것
I can’t let go of both your hands right now
지금도 만나가겠지 누군가의 어제가 가고
We’ll still be seeing each other from now on, somebody left yesterday
하루가 지나는 일이 언제나 돌아오듯이
Things that passed within a day, will come back .. at any time
영원히
Forever..

Boohwal Collaboration Concert + Yozoh [12.02.2011]

Tonight.. well it’s pass 12 am, so yesterday was likely my last Boohwal concert in Korea coz I’ll be leaving soon enough. Yesterday concert.. was literally the best… it’s definitely among the ones I’ll remember the most.. (there was my first concerts on March last year, EBS concert on April last year, festival in Ajou University and the Concert on May, the free concert on Namsan NTOK in the summer, Green Plugged also in May, Music Storage on my graduation day in August, TBS Concert in the Dream Forest, their appearance while judging for Office Workers Band .. there are just so many.. and I can still recall the details of each one…) I’ll miss them.. Literally, Boohwal could be the thing I’d miss the most about Korea. It’s been the most colorful year for me.. and all thanks to Boohwal…. 사랑합니다.

Okay… we’ll jump to the concert review now.. First, my seat was spot on, first line. IN FRONT!! I never got front seat before (they’re always sold out within 20 minutes the tickets were opened) but tonight, I was in front. The bassist Seo Jae-Hyuck stood right in front of me. *love love love* ^-^

Originally my seat was one of the purple squares, but latter on I got away with the front seat so I was sitting at the red circle. *A-W-E-S-O-M-E* (really funny that me and my friends came together but we sat separately tho^^;)

The concert started with Yozoh’s performance. I didn’t know any of her songs and I didn’t like any of her videos I found on youtube but Live, she’s different. She’s amazing. She has a nice color, and her music is the kind you’d hear when you just feel like relaxing. And the idea is also refreshing, I like the lyrics^^ Also, I loooove the guy who plays percussion for her~My eyes were mostly transfixed on him almost all the time: both because he’s awesome and he’s right in front of me ^^

The ambiance was very quiet though when she was on stage, I think that’s because she’s quite awkward (^^;) and also because of her music style. Jeong Dong-Ha came to sing duet for her song titled “우리는 선처럼 가만히 누워” (Let’s stay still lying down) – it was really eye-opening. Honestly, I’ve kinda started to take Dongha Oppa’s voice for granted coz I’m just soo used to it coz I always watch Boohwal live all the time. But his voice was really different – very.. soothing…  in this duet. Love it! And then they sung “Falling Slowly” in duet. Yozoh’s concert continues… She sings a lot of her own songs (which I heard for the first time) and one remake song from Boohwal’s 5th album titled “또 다른 미로” (Yet Another Labyrinth).

Next in line is the guest of the night, Park Wan Gyu, the first partner in this collaboration project^^ He sang “사랑한 후에” (After loving you), followed by “비밀” (Secret) in collaboration with Boohwal… and of course, followed with “Lonely Night” which he sung together with Jeong Dong-Ha^^

Follows was Boohwal’s concert.. they continued with 사랑해서 사랑해서 (Because I Love You), which was followed by introduction. I cut my recording here coz I worried they’d run out of  battery s0 I couldn’t exactly recall the titles of each songs.. T_T

They followed with 소나기 (Rain Shower), 생각이나 (Thought), 가능성 (Possibility) – with Yozoh, and my recording was cut again… -_-; Among other they sang (not in order) 사랑 (Love), a combined solo bass-drum-guitar which I missed recording (tell me how much I hate myself..), 사랑할수록 (The More I Love), 21C 불경기, 추억이면 (A Different Lane of Memory), and my friends.. who were sitting on the purple squares I told you previously were spotted by Seo Jae-Hyuck. How much I wished I was sitting next to her, yet also felt glad it wasn’t me on the spotlight.. lol ^^ Anyways… they continued with 너뿐이야 (Only You), 1970, Someday, and 비와 당신의 이야기” (The Story of You and the Rain) as the last songs.

They sung “회상 III” (Reminiscence III) and [“희야”(Heeya) – with Yozoh] for the first call for anchor, and “Never Ending Story” for the final anchor.

Left to Right: 서재혁, 채제민, session (2nd guitarist) 이성민, 요조, 정동하, 김태원, session (keyboardist) 장지원

Ow, btw, if you follow [Star Audition] 위대한 탄생… I know who the 4 guys Kim Tae-Won chose to mentor already. And I must say… I figure.. except for one person unseen in the concert tonight.. I was kinda rooting for him besides from the guy I saw today. Niweis~ ^^

[Wonderful Days Vol.3] February Concert Schedule

Following the first line of Wonderful Days Vol.3 this year in Daegu, Boohwal is having a concert in Jeonju this February.

Date / Time: 19 February 2011 (Saturday) / 4 pm, 8 pm
Venue: Jeonbuk University, Samsung Cultural Hall

*일시 : 2011. 2. 19(토) pm 4 / 8
*장소 : 전북대 삼성문화회관

Reservation:  Interpark
Inquiries: (+82-2) 1544-0674 / (+82-63)255-6060

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