BoA’s US Debut hits March 17th — Ask her a question! *UPDATE*
Posted on February 20, 2009 by Chris Nelson
So you probably remember our BoA post a while back regarding her forthcoming English-language debut album. Well, now the album has an actual release date, and….well, I’ll tell you the other cool stuff after the press release. Read on:
#1 POP STAR FROM ASIA GEARS UP TO LAUNCH NEW SINGLE RECORDED WITH TOP HIT-MAKER SEAN GARRETT
DEBUT AMERICAN, “BOA,” ALBUM SET TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE ON MARCH 17, 2009
February 17, 2009 – Los Angeles, CA – BoA, a #1-charting pop star from Asia who boasts nearly 20 million albums sold world wide, is gearing up to launch her brand new single, “I Did It For Love” with top US hit-maker, Sean Garrett.
Recorded in Atlanta, GA with Grammy nominated Garrett, who is responsible for #1 hits by Beyonce, Fergie, Nelly, Ciara and more, “I Did It For Love” will be the launching pad leading into her self-titled album, “BoA,” set to arrive in stores on March 17, 2009 on SM Entertainment. The album will release worldwide on that day in the US, Korea and Japan. A video for the single was shot in Los Angeles last week by famed video director Joseph Kahn.
For her debut US album, “BoA,” BoA enlisted the help of top US and Asian hit-makers to bring a unique blend of chart topping hits to the table. Garrett returns with the club banger “Energetic” where BoA celebrates breaking limits and letting her hair down! Brian Kennedy, who has created hits for top recording stars including Rihanna, produced “Obsessed” while Henrik Jonback, brought his Pop expertise to the table with the chart topping “Eat You Up,” “Look Who’s Talking” and “Hypnotic Dancefloor.” Jonback, a new producer, has written several hits for Britney Spears including “Radar.” Bloodshy & Avant , who produced “Did Ya” and “Touched,” have produced several hits for Britney Spears, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Jordin Sparks, Kylie Minogue and more.
On February 16, 2009, a one minute and thirty second snippit of “I Did It For Love” will be released to BoA’s fans via all of her social media pages and her official homepage including myspace.com/BoAmusicusa, facebook.com/BoA/28159122771, imeem.com/BoAmusic, ilike.com/artist/BoA, youtube.com/BoAmusicusa and BoAamerica.com. Additionally, “BoA” can be preordered on Amazon.com beginning February 16, 2009.
BoA will be included in the widely popular iTunes 360 campaign beginning March 10, 2009 and running for two full weeks.
BoA, now 22, has enjoyed an extremely successful nine-year career in Asia where she has released eleven #1 albums.
You can listen to I Did It for Love here:
Okay, so I mentioned some additional cool stuff, right? Basically, we’re going to be scheduling an interview with BoA in the coming weeks. However, we want to make sure the questions we ask are the types of questions you guys want to know the answers to. So, rather than coming up with a complete list of questions ourselves, we’re opening it up to her fans. Just drop us a line at boaQuestions at dreamlogic.net (construct the email address yourselves), along with your question (Marriage proposals will not be considered. [Sorry, John]). We’ll pick the top 10 – 15 and include them in our interview (if we can squeeze in more, we will). Questions will be picked by Friday, February 27th. Be sure to check back in for the actual interview!
Oh yah, and you can pre-order the cd here:
*UPDATE* So I, like you, was wondering what happened to the answers to the 20-some-odd questions we sent BoA. I talked to the marketing representative, and she says BoA has been flooded with interview questions, and is currently working on getting through them all. I’ll keep you updated as I find out more. Just know that your questions haven’t been abandoned, and we plan on posting the answers as soon as we receive them.