Jung Joon Young Making a Comeback with Band ‘Jung Joon Young Band’
kpopluv, May 15, 2015, 1:34 p.m.
Singer Jung Joon Young will be making his music comeback not as a soloist, but as a 4-member band, simply but clearly named 'Jung Joon Young Band', on May 27. His company CJ E&M announced the news on May 15, clarifying that this isn't a temporary special event, but that the band will continue releasing albums.
Jung Joon Young uploaded the above photo showing himself and revealing his three other members looking cool inside a vehicle. His band is complete with a vocalist, a guitarist, bassist, and drummer. The three other members are said to be very established in the indie music scene.
Guitarist Jo Dae Min is currently a member of indie band 'Vanilla Unity', whose group has performed as a guest band for Seo Tae Ji's concert before. Bassist Jung Seok Won is a former member of band 'Munch' and 'Fantasic Drugstore'. Drummer Lee Hyun Kyu is also a former member of the band 'Munch' and has also appeared in 'Superstar-K' as part of the 'Bell Band'.
Jung Joon Young is a South Korean rock singer, songwriter, radio DJ, MC, actor, and entertainer. He was born in Seoul, Korea, but raised in Indonesia, China, Japan, Europe (England and France), and the Philippines. Jung Joon-young has lived in many different countries because his father is an international business man. He is well known for finishing in the Top 3 of Mnet’s reality television talent show, Superstar K4, and also as a member of KBS's "2 Days & 1 Night Season 3". He is currently hosting the radio program, MBC FM’s "Jung Joon-young's Simsimtapa". Jung has made his big screen debut through “Love Forecast,” released on January 15, 2015.