Get to Know Park Hyo-shin
Park Hyo-shin, the singer known as the ‘King of Ballads’, debuted on November 4, 1999, with the singles “Things I Cannot Do For You” and “Fool”, which both became hits in South Korea. The singer is also a musical theater actor, who has given first-rate performances in musicals such as Hamlet, Tod, Mozart, and others.
In this article, Channel-Korea will give you a rundown of everything about Park Hyo-shin; his full profile, discography, latest news, and much more.
Full Profile of Park Hyo-shin
Stage Name: Park Hyo-shin
Real Name: Park Hyo-shin
Nickname: Oh Reong, Hyo Pang, Hyo Mo
Place and Date of Birth: South Chungcheong-South Korea, September 1, 1981 and registered birth December 1, 1981.
Age: 38 years old
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Hometown: South Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: O
Family: Mother, Older Brother
Occupation: Singer, Musical Theater Actor, Songwriter
Hobbies: Painting coloring books, taking pictures, watching movies
Education: Kyunghee University, major of Post-modern Music
Agency: Originally, Jellyfish Entertainment, currently Glove Entertainment
Interesting Facts About Park Hyo-shin
- Hyo-shin is known for his emotional vocals.
- He can speak Korean, Japanese, and English.
- When he was young, he used to sing trot at his family’s restaurant.
- In high school, his friend said he should become a singer, so he participated in competitive singing festivals, where he won a lot of trophies.
- Hyo-shin ended up becoming a trainee at a company, where he trained for 8-9 months but, because of financial problems, the company had to shut down.
- Park Hyo-shin attended school with Fly To The Sky’s Hwan Hee and singer Wheesung.
- He is close friends with both Hwan Hee and Wheesung.
- He’s also close with some ballad singers, such as Gummy, Sung Si-kyung, and Lyn.
- Hyo-shin moved to another company. When he wanted to leave this company (without a contract), they made him pay back $50.000 they spent on him during his stay. After that, he promised himself he would never become a singer again.
- His friend introduced him to composer Hwang Yoon-min and he decided to start singing again under Yoon Min’s supervision. He did this for a year until he debuted.
- His gained a lot of his popularity after he made an appearance on a show called “Lee Sora’s Propose”.
- Park Hyo-shin sold 440.000 copies of his debut album, ‘Things I Cannot Do For You’, which made it place 15th on 2000’s Music Recording Sales.
- In 2005, he released a remake of the song ‘Snow Flower’, which was originally sung by Mika Nakashima.
- After he completed his mandatory military service, he came back in 2014 with his biggest song to date, called ‘Wild Flower’.
- Some people say this song is about his own hardships, and others believe it’s about one of his closest friends, actor Park Yong-ha, who committed suicide in 2010.
- He is a big fan of Girls Generation’s Sooyoung, and wants to meet her in person.
- Park Hyo-shin’s ideal type is a girl with long hair, who is calm and has an easy-going personality.
- His favorite motto is “If I want to be a happy person, I could give other people love.”
Park Hyo-shin’s Discography
As a legendary ballad singer who has many hit songs, Park Hyo-shin has released seven studio albums, one live album, three compilation albums, one cover album, and twenty singles.
|December, 1999||Things I Can’t Do For You||Studio Album|
|January 19, 2001||Second Story||Studio Album|
|September 13, 2002||Time Honored Voice||Studio Album|
|April 19, 2004||Soul Tree||Studio Album|
|January 29, 2007||The Breeze of Sea||Studio Album|
|September 15, 2009 (Part 1)
December 13, 2010 (Part 2)
|October 3, 2016||I am A Dreamer||Studio Album|
|December 22, 2005||Next Destination…New York||Live Album|
|October 30, 2003||Park Hyo Shin Best Voice=2003-1999||Compilation Album|
|April 20, 2009||The Gold||Compilation Album|
|March 22, 2012||Gift E.C.H.O||Compilation Album|
|June 2, 2005||Neo Classicism||Compilation Album|
|2019||Non-album Single||“The Wind Is Blowing”|
|2018||Non-album Single||“The Other Day”|
|2018||Non-album Single||“Sound of Winter”|
|2016||I am A Dreamer||“Beautiful Tomorrow”|
|2016||I am A Dreamer||“Home”|
|2016||I am A Dreamer||“Breath”|
|2015||Non-album Single||“Shine Your Light”|
|2014||Non-album Single||“Happy Together”|
|2014||Non-album Single||“Wild Flower”|
|2012||Non-album Single||“Overcoming Myself”|
|2010||Gift – Part 2||“I Promise You”|
|2010||Gift – Part 2||“Goodbye Love”|
|2009||Gift – Part 1||“After Love”|
|2008||Hwang Project Vol.1 – Welcome to the Fantastic World||“The Castle Of Zoltar”|
|2007||The Breeze of Sea||“Memories Resembles Love”|
|2005||Neo Classicism||“Scattered Days”|
|2004||Soul Tree||“Standing There”|
|2002||Time-Honored Voice||“Good Person”|
|2001||Second Story||“Far Away”|
|1999||Things I Can’t Do for You||“Fool”|
|1999||Things I Can’t Do for You||“Things I Can’t Do For You”|
1. Thing I Can’t Do For You
3. Far Away
5. Good Person
6. Standing In That Spot
7. Because I’m a Common Man
8. If We Meet Again
9. If We Meet Again
10. Scattered Days
11. Memories Resemble Love
12. Let’s Hate
14. The Castle of Zoltar
15. After Love
16. Wishing For You
17. I Love You
18. Goodbye Love
19. Christmas Time
20. I Promise You
21. Tears Are About To Shed
22. It’s You
23. Winter Propose
24. Wild Flower
25. Happy Together
26. Shine Your Light
28. Beautiful Tomorrow
30. The Other Day