Korean Studio Albums
First Step is CNBLUE’s first studio album, released on March 21 2011. The album comes with 12 songs, consisting of three new songs, eight Korean versions of their Japanese songs, and one Japanese song as a bonus track. The title track for this album was Intuition and the music video was released on the same day as the album. CNBLUE also released a music video of Love Girl on April 21 2011.
CNBLUE began promoting the album on March 24 2011 by performing on Mnet’s M Countdown. They won the ‘triple crown’ on M Countdown and KBS Music’s Bank. They ended promotion on May 22 with their special release, First Step +1 Thank You.
The album ranked at Number 1 on the Gaon Weekly Album Chart. The album also ranked Number 2 on the Gaon Monthly Album Chart, and they managed to chart at Number 8 on the Gaon Yearly 2011 Album Chart.
|1.||Intuition (직감; Jikgam)||Han Seong-ho||SEI, KOZI||SEI, KOZI|
|2.||Love Girl||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seong-ho||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun|
|3.||Imagine (상상; Sangsang)||Han Seong-ho, Jung Yong-hwa||Kim Jae-yang, Han Seung-hun||Kim Jae-yang|
|4.||I Don’t Know Why (Korean version)||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seong-ho||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun|
|5.||Love Follows the Rain (사랑은 비를 타고; Sarangeun Bireul Tago)||Han Seong-ho||Lee Jong-hyun, Han Seung-hun||Han Seung-hun|
|6.||Lie (Korean version)||Kim Jae-yang||Lee Jong-hyun, Kim Jae-yang||Kim Jae-yang|
|7.||One Time (Korean version)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hun|
|8.||Just Please (Korean version)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, OWL|
|9.||Wanna Be Like U (Korean version)||CNBLUE||Shusui, Tony Nilsson|
|10.||Ready N Go (Korean version)||Han Seong-ho, Jung Yong-hwa||Han Seong-ho||Jang Young-soo|
|11.||Thank You (고마워요; Gomawoyo)||CNBLUE||Lee Jong-hyun||OWL|
|12.||One of a Kind (Bonus track)||Shusui, Mattias Håkansson||Shusui, Mattias Håkansson||OWL, Ryo-ta Fukuoka|
2gether is CNBLUE’s second Korean album, released on September 14 2014. The album comes with eleven tracks, with Cinderella as the title track. The genres on this album are electronic pop, and pop-rock. There are three versions of the physical version of this album: A version, that was released on September 14 2015; B version, that was released on September 21 2015; and a special version that was released on September 30 2015.
CNBLUE began promoting the album by performing on various music shows and radio shows as well. The song Cinderella won five trophies on different music shows. The album topped the Gaon Album Chart at Number 1. The album also ranked Number 3 on the Billboard World Album Chart.
|1.||Cinderella (신데렐라)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Lee Sang-ho|
|2.||Hide and Seek (숨바꼭질)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Lee Sang-ho|
|3.||Roller Coaster (롤러코스터)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Go Jin-young|
(featuring Wheein of Mamamoo)
|Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Go Jin-young|
|5.||Hero||Lee Jong-hyun||Lee Jong-hyun, Lee Sang-ho||Lee Sang-ho|
|6.||Drunken Night||Lee Jong-hyun||Lee Jong-hyun, Han Seung-hoon, Seo Yong-bae||Seo Yong-bae|
|7.||Catch Me||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Park Hyun-woo|
|8.||Hold My Hand||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Masayuki Iwata|
|9.||Control||Lee Jung-shin||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hoon||Go Jin-young, Park Hyun-woo|
|10.||Radio||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Han Seung-hoon||Tomozaku Miura, Jun Inoue|
|11.||Footsteps (발자국)||Lee Jong-hyun||Lee Jong-hyun, Kim Jae-yang||Lee Jong-hyun, Go Jin-young, Park Hyun-woo|
Japanese Studio Albums
CNBLUE has released 8 Japanese albums. They charted on various music sites in Japan.
Thank U is CNBLUE’s first Japanese album, released on March 20 2010. The album comes with 12 tracks, all recorded in English except the intro and a.ri.ga.tou.
|2.||Let’s Go Crazy||Shusui, Family Business||Shusui, Family Business||Yoshihiko Chino|
|3.||Love Revolution||Jung Yong-hwa||Han Seong-ho, Kim Jae-yang||OWL|
|4.||Wanna Be like U||Shusui, Tony Nilsson||Shusui, Tony Nilsson||OWL|
|5.||Never Too Late||CUL||Lee Jong-hyun, J.SOO||OWL|
|6.||Now or Never||Shusui, Family Business||Shusui, Family Business||Hirofumi Sasaki|
|8.||Just Please||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, OWL||OWL|
|9.||Y, Why…||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, RYO||OWL, Ryo-ta Fukuoka|
|10.||Teardrops in the Rain||Shusui, Thomas G’son||Shusui, Thomas G’son||Hirofumi Sasaki|
|11.||One of a Kind||Shusui, Mattias Håkansson||Shusui, Mattias Håkansson||OWL, Ryo-ta Fukuoka|
392 is CNBLUE’s second Japanese album, released on September 1 2011. The album comes with eleven tracks recorded in English and Japanese.
The album has three singles: The Way, I Don’t Know Why and Re-Maintenance. The Way was ranked Number 26 on Oricon’s Weekly Chart with about 9,000 copies sold. I Don’t Know Why ranked Number 15 with 14,000+ copies sold to date. The last single, Re-Maintenance ranked Number 14 with 3,897 copies sold in the first week, climbing to Number 12 in the second week.
The album 392 was ranked Number 7 on the Oricon Year Indie Album Chart in Japan.
|1.||The Way (part 2 ~Ready N Go~)||Jung Yong-hwa||Han Seong-ho, J. Soo||J. Soo|
|2.||The Way (part 1 ~One Time~)||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Ryo||Ryo|
|3.||Man In Front of the Mirror||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa ,Ryo||Youwhich|
|4.||Try Again, Smile Again||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Ryo, Han Seong-ho||Youwhich|
|5.||Lie||CUL||Lee Jong-hyun, Kim Jae-yang||Kim Jae-yang|
|6.||The Way (part 3 ~Eclipse~)||CUL||Lee Jong-hyun, Ryo||Ryo|
|7.||Illusion||Lee Jong-hyun,, CUL||Lee Jong-hyun||Youwhich|
|8.||Don’t Say Goodbye||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa , Ryo||Youwhich|
|9.||I Don’t Know Why||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa, Ryo||Jung Yong-hwa, Ryo|
|10.||Coward||CUL||Lee Jong-hyun, Kim Jae-yang||Lee Jong-hyun, Kim Jae-yang|
Code Name Blue
Code Name Blue is CNBLUE’s third Japanese album, released on August 29 2012. The album consists of 13 songs, seven of them new. Members Jung Yong-hwa and Lee Jong-hyun participated in writing the lyrics on this album. The album was ranked Number 2 on the Billboard Japan Top Albums Chart.
There are three English language singles on this album just like the previous one. The first single is In My Head, composed by Jung Yong-hwa. The song was chosen to be the ending theme song for an animated TV series called Supernatural: The Animation. In My Head ranked at Number 4 on Oricon’s Weekly Chart on the date the song was released. The song has sold about 85,000 copies.
The second single, Where You Are, was composed by Jung Yong-hwa and topped Oricon’s Weekly Chart at Number 1.
The third single, Come On, was ranked Number 5 on Oricon’s Weekly Chart in Japan.
|1.||Intro 02||Jung Yong-hwa|
|2.||In My Head||Kenji Tamai, Yoshifumi Kanamaru||Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Rui Momota|
|3.||Where You Are||Jung Yong-hwa, Kenji Tamai||Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Rui Momota|
|4.||Time is Over||Jung Yong-hwa, Kosuke Oba (Japanese lyrics translator)||Jung Yong-hwa, Kosuke Oba||Suzuki “Daichi” Hideyuki|
|5.||Have a Good Night||Jung Yong-hwa||Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Kousuke Noma|
|6.||Wake Up||Jung Yong-hwa||Ryo, Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Kousuke Noma|
|7.||No More||Jung Yong-hwa||Lee Jong-hyun, Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Masahiro Tobinai|
|8.||These Days||Kosuke Oba||Lee Jong-hyun||Suzuki “Daichi” Hideyuki|
|9.||Blue Sky||Kosuke Oba||Shusui, Seiji Motoyama||Yuichiro Horiuchi|
|10.||Mr. KIA (Know It All)||Jung Yong-hwa||Ryo, Jung Yong-hwa||Kenji Tamai, Kousuke Noma|
|11.||With Me||Daichi, Miyakei||Daichi||Suzuki “Daichi” Hideyuki|
|12.||Get Away||Nozomi Maezawa & Agehasprings||Ryo, Lee Jong-hyun||Kenji Tamai, Shunsuke Tsuri|
|13.||Come On||Jung Yong-hwa, Kenji Tamai (Japanese lyrics translator)||Lee Jong-hyun||Kenji Tamai, Rui Momota|