The Great Dipper (album)

The Great Dipper
The Great Dipper is the third studio album by South Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim.wikipedia
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The Great Dipper is the third studio album by South Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim.
Kim followed up his first album with the studio albums, Home (2014) and The Great Dipper (2015), and the extended play, Blooming Season (2017).

Roy Kim discography

As of July 2016, The Great Dipper has sold over 7,000 physical copies and 460,000 individual track downloads in Kim's native country (see Roy Kim discography).
The artist's third studio album, The Great Dipper (2015), was released at the end of that year, spawning an eponymous top-30 single.

Home (Roy Kim album)

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Kim also said that his new album would be definitely different from his previous studio album since the album has more piano melodies than it has guitar tunes.

Album

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The Great Dipper is the third studio album by South Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim.

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The Great Dipper is the third studio album by South Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim.

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The Great Dipper is the third studio album by South Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim.

Stone Music Entertainment

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It was released on December 4, 2015 by MMO Entertainment, and distributed through CJ E&M Music.

Lead single

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The album features nine tracks in total, including the eponymous lead single which was the first ballad title track of Kim's career.

Ballad

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The album features nine tracks in total, including the eponymous lead single which was the first ballad title track of Kim's career. "The Great Dipper", the album's lead single, is the first ballad title track that Kim has released, while all of his other songs have been acoustic folk songs.

Billboard (magazine)

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In August 2015, during a backstage interview with Billboard K-Town at KCON 2015, Kim previewed his upcoming album: "The third album, I'm working on it. I don't know when it'll come out, but I think it'll be more deep. I don't think people will like it."

Billboard K-Town

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In August 2015, during a backstage interview with Billboard K-Town at KCON 2015, Kim previewed his upcoming album: "The third album, I'm working on it. I don't know when it'll come out, but I think it'll be more deep. I don't think people will like it."

KCON (music festival)

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In August 2015, during a backstage interview with Billboard K-Town at KCON 2015, Kim previewed his upcoming album: "The third album, I'm working on it. I don't know when it'll come out, but I think it'll be more deep. I don't think people will like it."

Music video

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On November 13, when Kim was filming his new music video, an official from CJ E&M Music stated that the artist was preparing for his comeback while aiming for early December.

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The comeback date was later confirmed as December 4, according to a teaser image uploaded onto Kim's official SNS accounts.

Star

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Kim expressed his special attachment to stars, which also serve as the album's main theme.

Melon (online music service)

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On December 1, Kim hosted a show called RoyStar FM on Melon Radio, stating, "Even on ordinary days, I'd written a lot of songs about stars because I thought we resembled them."

Piano

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Kim also said that his new album would be definitely different from his previous studio album since the album has more piano melodies than it has guitar tunes.

Guitar

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Kim also said that his new album would be definitely different from his previous studio album since the album has more piano melodies than it has guitar tunes.

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Two days later, a handwritten image of the album's track listing was posted onto Kim's Instagram account.

YouTube

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On December 2, a 20-second music video teaser for the title track "The Great Dipper" was released via YouTube.

Music download

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The album was released digitally at 12:00 am KST on December 4, alongside the music video for its eponymous lead track (directed by music video director Kwon Soon-wook).

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The album was released digitally at 12:00 am KST on December 4, alongside the music video for its eponymous lead track (directed by music video director Kwon Soon-wook).

Music video director

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The album was released digitally at 12:00 am KST on December 4, alongside the music video for its eponymous lead track (directed by music video director Kwon Soon-wook).

Acoustic music

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"The Great Dipper", the album's lead single, is the first ballad title track that Kim has released, while all of his other songs have been acoustic folk songs.