High4 – The Beginning!
Although their formation has been reduced to a three-member boy band, High4 still continue their career in the Korean music industry. They debuted under the management of N.A.P Entertainment on April 8th 2014. High4 used to be a quartet, with members Alex, Myunghan, Youngjun, and Sunggu. They have released a lot of great albums and songs. So, in this article, Channel-Korea has listed all of their Korean and Japanese albums and songs.
High4‘s Album List
The first mini-album from High4 is entitled Hi High and was released on 27th of August 2014, available on CD and for digital download. The album was ranked at #12 in the Korean music chart and its sales reached 1,162 copies, which is a good result for a newly-debuted boy band.
The album Hi High contains six tracks – Say Yes, Headache, True Love, Time Out, A Little Close (featuring solo female singer Lim Kim), and Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms (featuring solo female singer IU).
Below you can listen to Headache, which became the title track of the album Hi High!
Three years later, the second mini-album from High4, titled BLESSED, was released on February 27th 2017 and again was available on CD and digital download. The album made it into the top ten in the Korean music chart, ranking at #6. Sales reached 6,320 copies, which is five times better than their first mini-album.
Moreover, BLESSED is the first High4 album they made as a trio. It contains six songs: Live, Love, Life (Intro), Love Line, Ooh Girl, Pray, Last Summer, and the instrumental version of Love Line.
Below you can listen to the fifth track of BLESSED, titled Last Summer!
High4 Japanese Album List
Just like any other K-pop group, High4 also ventured into the neighboring country of Japan, and released their first Japanese mini-album, titled High Five. The digital downloads of the album’s title track reached more than 14,700. The album was released on February 8th 2015 and contains six songs – Day by Day (Japanese version), Headache (Japanese version), A Little Closer (featuring solo female singer Lim Kim), Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms (featuring solo female singer IU), Day by Day (Korean version), and Headache (Korean version).
Below you can listen to the Korean version of High4’s debut Japanese song, titled Day by Day!
Five months later, on July 11th 2015, High4 released their second Japanese mini-album, titled Hi Summer. The digital downloads of album’s title track reached more than 5,500. The album consists of six songs, namely Baby Boy (Japanese version), True Love (Japanese Remix version), Day by Day (Japanese Acoustic version), Baby Boy (Korean version), True Love (Korean version), and the instrumental version of Baby Boy.
Below you can listen to High4’s second Japanese title track, Baby Boy!
High4 Songs List
As previously mentioned, High4 did a collaboration with South Korea’s most popular female singer, IU, in a song titled: Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms prior to their debut. The song was released on April 8th 2014, while its teaser was released through 1theK’s official YouTube channel five days earlier. The song successfully took first place in the Korean music chart, the digital downloads reached more than 2,523,000, and the music video surpassed 66 million views.
Below you can watch the music video for High4 and IU’s Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms!
High4 also did a collaboration with the female singer Lim Kim, with a song titled A Little Closer. The song was released on July 29th 2014, but its teaser had been around the internet since July 24th. Just like Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms, A Little Closer was written by Lee Jonghoon.
Below you can watch the music video for High4 and Lim Kim’s song – A Little Closer!