CN Blue (Korean: 씨엔블루 Japanese: シーエヌブルー ), stylized as CNBLUE, are a South Korean rock band formed in Seoul in 2009. The band consists of Jung Yong Hwa (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Lee Jong Hyun (lead guitar, vocals), Lee Jung Shin (bass guitar, vocals) and Kang Min Hyuk (drums, vocals). “CN is an abbreviation of ‘Code Name’ while BLUE is an abbreviation of the members’ individual images,” said by one of the members. ‘Burning’ represents Lee Jong Hyun, ‘Lovely’ represents Kang Minhyuk, ‘Untouchable’ represents Lee Jung Shin, and ‘Emotional’ represents Jung Yong Hwa. Debuted on 19 August 2009 in Japan with the band’s first mini album, Now or Never. They were coined as the “2nd FT Island“. The group released four teasers for their 1st album Bluetory, starring one member per each of the videos in the sequence of Jonghyun, Minhyuk, Jungshin and lastly, Yonghwa on the 6th, 8th, 11th and 13 January respectively. On 14 January, CN Blue debuted their first mini-album with the lead single “I’m a Loner” (Korean: 외톨이야).
- 1 History
- 2 Members
- 3 Discography
- 4 Videos
- 5 Tours
- 6 Awards
- 7 Music Programs
- 8 References
- 9 External links
- Full Name: Jung Yong Hwa (정용화) (ジョン・ヨンファ, 鄭容和)
- Date of Birth: June 22, 1989 (age 22)
- Position: Leader, Rhythm Guitarist, Main Vocalist, Main Rapper
- Height: 180 cm
- Other: Acted in SBS drama “You’re Beautiful” and MBC drama “Heartstrings (TV series)“. Appeared on Variety Show “We Got Married“.
- Full Name: Lee Jong Hyun (이종현) (イ・ジョンヒョン, 李宗泫)
- Date of Birth: May 15, 1990 (age 21)
- Position: Lead Guitarist, Vocalist
- Height: 182 cm
- Other: Acted in movie “Acoustic” and former CN BLUE leader.
- Full Name: Kang Min Hyuk (강민혁) (カン・ミンヒョク, 姜敏赫)
- Date of Birth: June 28, 1991 (age 20)
- Position: Drummer, Backing Vocalist
- Height: 184 cm
- Other: Acted in SBS drama “It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl“, movie “Acoustic”, Orange Caramel’s Magic Girl Music Video and played Yeo Jun Hee in MBC drama “Heartstrings (TV series)“.
- Full Name: Lee Jung Shin (이정신) (イ・ジョンシン, 李正信)
- Date of Birth: September 15, 1991 (age 20)
- Position: Bassist, Rapper, Backing Vocalist
- Height: 187 cm
- Other: Acted in 4Minute‘s Heart to Heart Music Video.
- Former member
- Kwon Kwang Jin (권광진) – Bassist, Backing Vocalist (2009)