Rising Sun by TVXQ


Rising Sun is the second Korean studio album by South Korean pop group TVXQ, released on September 12, 2005 by S.M. Entertainment. The songs are written by well-known musicians such as Yoo Young Jin, Kenzie, Hwang Sung Je and All-4-one member Jamie Jones.

The year 2007 is said to be K-pop's biggest slump in sales in South Korea, with the highest selling album by SG Wannabe at only 190,998 copies sold. TVXQ's "Rising Sun" still managed to make it onto the Korean Top 100 yearly charts, despite its release in 2005. It was the highest selling "old" album in 2007 with #67 position on the charts. In April 2009 the title track of the album, "Rising Sun", was featured in Fast & Furious, during Paul Walker's opening scene. It was credited at the end as sung by TVXQ.

As of July 2012, the album has sold over 297,000 copies in South Korea.