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IU’s Still Cut from Seo Taiji’s ‘Sogyeokdong’ Project Unveiled

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2014.10.01 10:58 Newsen Lee Min Ji Translation Credit : Yeawon Jung

Seo Taiji and IU’s collaboration work Sogyeokdong project unveiled a teaser of IU′s version.

The music video preview still cut released by Seo Taiji Company on October 1 shows a dreamlike shot of IU. IU will be singing Sogyeokdong and appear in the music video as well, as she joins Seo Taiji for his comeback activities.

The upcoming ‘Sogyeokdong project’ will be a new type of collaboration that has never been presented before. IU won’t simply be featuring in the song as the vocalist, but IU and Seo Taiji’s version will be recorded separately and film their own version of the music video, completing one story. IU will start telling the story, which will be completed by Seo Taiji.

Seo Taiji and IU’s ‘Sogyeokdong’ collaboration holds the meaning of connecting two musicians from different generations as well as depicting the two musicians in a place called Sogyeokdong.

IU’s Still Cut from Seo Taiji’s ‘Sogyeokdong’ Project Unveiled

Sogyeokdong is the song being pre-released from Seo Taiji’s 9th full length album Quiet Night.

It is an electronic song with slow rhythm and powerful groove, along with a clear melody. IU’s version will be released on October 2, followed by Seo Taiji’s version on October 10.

Miles Showell from Abbey Road studio, who was in charge of mastering the song, stated, “I personally like the keyboard sound of this song, which reminds one of the 1980’s. As I was working on mastering this song, I thought of my childhood memories.”

Seo Taiji will be releasing his 9th full length album Quiet Night on October 20 and make his comeback. He will be launching his comeback concert Christmalloween on October 18 in Seoul Olympic Stadium.

Photo credit: Seo Taiji Company

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