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Singer, The One, revealed his first impression of Taeyeon.
On YTN’s ‘News 12 – Issue and People’ aired on October 4th, The One, who was once a vocal trainer, talked about one of his students, Taeyeon.
During the programme, The One said, “Within the period of 10 years, I have taught over 400 artists including TVXQ, Super Junior, Sugar, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, etc and they were all bright students, especially Taeyeon.”
He continued, “While I was coaching her for 2-3 years when she was still in middle school, I knew she was different from the moment I saw the expressions in her eyes. She was very aware of the goals that she had to achieve and she kept her focus in achieving her goals.”
Taeyeon and The One’s duet “Like A Star” dominated not only real-time and daily charts but also the weekly charts. The teacher-student collaboration has garnered much attention ever since its release.
On November 29th, “Like A Star” has successfully topped the weekly charts of various online music sites such as MelOn, Bugs!, Soribada, Dosirak,etc for the 4th week of November (November 21st to November 28th).
According to record label Chani Music (찬이뮤직), there has been proposals not only from Korea but also from Japan to release “Like A Star” as an album, instead of just a digital single.
Also, there were reports that not-for-sale copies of the CD, which were meant to be used for promotional purposes, were put on sale at auction sites, The bidding price reached as high as 40,000 to 50,000 won per copy.
A representative of Chani Music said, “Unfortunately, there is no plan to launch an album for the time being. However, in return for the love and support from the fans who wish to see them singing the duet on stage, there might be a surprise performance for them”.
Taeyeon and The One’s duet “Like A Star” recorded an all-kill on various online chart, just one day after the release on November 17th.
On November 18th, “Like A Star” took the no.1 spot on various online real time charts such as MelOn, Soribada, Bugs!, Dosirak, Cyworld Music, Monkey3, Naver Music, Daum Music and other domestic music charts.
The “all-kill” phenomenon was expected due to the overwhelming response even before the song was oficially released. On the same day as the Korean SAT exam,”Like A Star”‘s domination on various charts started as early as 9.00am in the morning. At 12am midnight, “Like A Star” achieved an “all-kill”.
Taeyeon and The One’s duet “별처럼 (Like A Star)” was released on November 17th. The One was Taeyeon’s vocal trainer during her pre-debut days.
The One has a very impressive reputation in the music industry. Besides Taeyeon, he was also the vocal trainer for TVXQ.On Taeyeon, The One said, “Since she was a little kid, Taeyeon has a special voice. She’s my favorite out of my favorite pupils. I remember all the special things about her, especially her way of thinking and attitude in class”.
In fact, Taeyeon and The One had a duet song before. While she was still a trainee in 2004, Taeyeon sang a duet called “You Bring Me Joy” with The One. This song was included in The One’s album then.
UPDATE: “별처럼 (Like A Star)” MV released!