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EPIK HIGH: fly fly, get 'em up high
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「 EPIK HIGH @ LIVEJOURNAL.COM 」 ♪
(세상속에 문이 네게 닫힐때 내 손을 바칠게)
WELCOME to EPIK HIGH, a community that harbors fans and enthusiasts of the talented hip-hop group by the same name. Members are encouraged to share anything related to Epik High including: pictures, media, links & anything and everything that you can think of.

Remember that before you begin posting, it's imperative that you abide by the rules that are listed below. If some of them are unclear to you, please let either of the mods know and we'll explain them to you. Also, please remember that we've begun to use the tagging feature in the community, so if you cannot find something you are looking for, try the tags.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the community, let the mods know (via information listed on their userinfo pages). We'll work with you and with all the members of the community to make this a better place for every fan of Epik High.

Last thing: remember to join, comment and especially, have fun. ♥
「 RULES TO FOLLOW 」 ♪
(넌 나의 구원)
WE don't have many rules for this community, but for the few that we have, we expect all members to abide by them.
  • Posts MUST be on topic. No exceptions.
    ↳ On topic posts include news articles, pictures, reports, media, graphics, anything that relates to them.

  • ALL MEDIA POSTS MUST BE LOCKED
    ↳ It doesn't matter if you're posting a request for something, sharing a song, or a live performance, EVERY MEDIA POST must be friends locked.

  • Give credit where credit is due.
    ↳ Always give credit and never claim anything as yours unless you've actually done the translation/scan/found the article/etc. People have taken time out of their lives to actually translate/upload/anything for other members, so the least you can do is give credit.

  • Use the correct tags on your entries, with the tags already made for you.
    ↳ It will make looking through the community a lot easier for all the new and old members. If you feel that a tag was not created for what you are posting, let us know and we'll see what we'll do.

  • Please, TITLE YOUR POSTS!
    ↳ Simply for easy reference. And also if you forget to to tag your entry, it will be easier for the mods to go back and do it for you. There are no title restrictions, but something along the lines of what your post contains is a good idea.

  • Be courteous to each other and the mods.
    ↳ Don't be obnoxious or a smart ass to anyone (especially not to the mods). Everyone in the community should be civil towards each other, especially when we have a difference of opinion.

  • Exercise the use of LJ-CUTS.
    ↳ When posting a huge picture, screencap or too much text, please use an LJ-CUT. There are no set rules as to when you should use it, but you should just keep it in mind.

  • Advertising is okay!
    ↳ As long as it refers to either Epik High or Korean music (pop, r&b, hip-hop) in general. Please don't excessively advertise or promote anything unrelated.

  • Offsite redirect links are not allowed.!
    ↳ As in, please do not just have an image or a few sentences and redirect members to an offsite blog or website to see the rest of the post. Please post it here instead. You may link back to the original post on your site, but you should have the entire article/translation/etc in the community post itself as well.
「 BIOGRAPHY & ABOUT THE GROUP 」 ♪
(faith, destiny, love)

From left to right: Mithra Jin, Tablo & DJ Tukutz

COMPOSED of three members, Tablo, Mithra and DJ Tukutz, Epik High is a hip-hop group with a perfect format of two MCs and one DJ. Their music is known to be as lyrical as a piece of literature and at the same time very witty and paradoxical. All three members of the band are singers and song-writers; starting with composing melodies, the members are all capable of writing lyrics and song arrangements.

Epik High was relatively unknown to Koreans in the beginning of its career due to hip-hop music's lack of popularity in Korea. Their success began with the release of their second album, titled "High Society". Upon the success of their third album, "Swan Songs", released in late 2005, Epik High has become one of the most popular hip-hop figures in Korea. Their fourth album, "Remapping the Human Soul", released in early 2007 has shown a very different music style from their previous albums, with the members deciding to head towards a 'no genre, just music' style. Their fifth album entitled "Pieces, Part One" was released in April of 2008. The album was leaked over the internet, however, this did not impede the success of the album when it was released.

Epik High never fails to capture the attention of the fans, whether it be for the creative and genuine lyrics or their explicit music videos (which, in some cases, have been banned from Korean television), they are a group that shouldn't be missed.

TABLO
Also known as: Daniel Armand Lee
Birth name: Lee Sun-Woong (이선웅)
Birth date: July 22, 1980
Education: Bachelor's Degree in English Literature and Master's Degree in Creative Writing (Stanford University)
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies & reading books
Favorite musicians: Marvin Gaye, Nas, Loveholic, Nell & Kim Tae-woo

MITHRA JIN
Real name: Choi Jin (최진)
Birth date: January 6, 1983
Education: High school diploma (Gwangmyung High School)
Hobbies: Movies, music & computer games
Favorite musicians: Rakim, Cunninlynguists, Kim Beom-soo & Hweesung

DJ TUKUTZ
Real name: Kim Jeong-sik (김정식)
Birth date: November 19, 1981
Education: Unknown degree (Donga Broadcasting College)
Hobbies: Listening to old music, movies & web surfing
Favorite musicians: Dilated Peoples, D-Styles, Primo & Triple Threat DJs
「 ALBUM DISCOGRAPHY 」 ♪
죽음 속을 헤매던 (널 내가 구해줄게.)...


TITLE: Map of the Human Soul [1st album]
RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2003
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
1. Go
2. 풍파 (feat. 한상원)
3. I Remember (feat. Kensie)
4. 하늘에게 물어봐 (feat. Dynamic Duo A.K.A. 최자와 개코)
5. 10년 뒤에 (Dear Me) (feat Leeds)
6. Lesson One (Tablo's Word)
7. 그녀가 불쌍해 (feat. Lyn)
8. Street Lovin' (feat. Joosuc)
9. Love Song (feat. 박선웅 Of 남궁연 악단)
10. 고독 恨 사랑 (Mithra's Word)
11. Free Love
12. Get High
13. 유서 (feat. TBNY)
14. 막을내리며 (Dedication)
15. Watch Ya Self (feat. 디기리, Yankie, Double K - Hidden Track)




TITLE: High Society [2nd album]
RELEASE DATE: July 25, 2004
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
1. 신사들의 산책 (Good Morning)
2. High Skool
3. 평화의 날
4. The Sunrise Interlude
5. Lesson 2 (The Sunset)
6. My Ghetto (feat. 김연우)
7. The Basics (feat. Unknowndjs)
8. 신사들의 절약정신 (Good Afternoon)
9. Lady (타이틀곡)
10. 피해망상 Part 3 (feat TBNY)
11. 11월1일 (Feat. 김재석 Of WANTED)
12. 뚜뚜루
13. 혼자라도 (feat. Clazziquai)
14. Daydream (사직서)
15. Open M.I.C. (feat. 은지원, TBNY, Tweak & Dynamic Duo)
16. 뒷담화
17. 신사들의 몰락 (Good Evening)
18. Bonus Track: I Remember (70s Soul Remix) (feat. Asoto Union & Kensie)



Left: original album cover, right: repackaged album cover


TITLE: Swan Songs [3rd album] & Black Swan Songs [repackaged 3rd album]
RELEASE DATE: October 5, 2005 & February 13, 2006
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
1. Innisfree (Intro)
2. Yesterday
3. Lesson 3 (MC)
4. Fly
5. Funkdamental
6. 그녀는 몰라
7. Ride
8. 이별, 만남... 그 중점에서
9. The Epikurean (Intermission)
10. Paris
11. Let It Rain
12. 도시가 눈을 감지 않는 이유
13. Follow the Flow
14. Goodbye (Outro)
15. Bone Us: Elements

DISC 2, REPACKAGED ALBUM ONLY:
1. 사진첩 (Photo album)
2. Paris (Remix)
3. Lesson 3 (Remix)
4. Swan Songs (Remix)
5. Lesson 1 (Remix)
6. Follow The Flow (Remix)
7. Lesson 2 (Instrumental)
8. Fly (Instrumental)




TITLE: Remapping the Human Soul [4th album]
RELEASE DATE: January 23, 2007
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
Disc 1 - The Brain
1. The End Times
2. 白夜
3. 알고 보니 (feat. Jinbo)
4. 실어증 (feat. Paloalto)
5. Mr. Doctor (feat. Yankie)
6. Runaway (Mithra's Word)
7. Exile
8. Still Life (feat. Jinbo, The Quiett, Kebee, TBNY, MC Meta)
9. 피해망상 pt.1 (feat. Junggigo)
10. 희생양 (feat. Sweet Sorrow)
11. Nocturne (Tablo's Word)
12. 혼
13. In Peace

Disc 2 - The Heart
1. Slave Song
2. Flow (feat. Hinouchi Emi)
3. Love/crime (Fan Prelude)
4. Fan
5. 거미줄 (feat. Itta)
6. 선곡표 (feat. DJ Zio)
7. 중독 (feat. Wanted)
8. Underground Railroad
9. FAQ
10. Love Love Love (feat. Yoongjin of Casker)
11. Girl Rock (feat. Jiae)
12. Broken Toys (feat. Infinite Flow)
13. 행복합니다 (feat. jw of Nell)
14. Public Execution
15. Fly (Remix) [Hidden Track]



Left: original album cover, right: repackaged album cover


TITLE: Pieces, Part One [5th album]
RELEASE DATE: April 27, 2008 & June 11, 2008
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
1. Be
2. Breakdown
3. 서울, 1:13 AM
4. One (feat. 지선 of Loveholic)
5. 연필깎이 (feat. Kebee)
6. Girl (feat. Jinbo)
7. Slave (feat. David Lee)
8. The Future (feat. Yankie of TBNY)
9. 20 Fingers (feat. DJ Friz)
10. Ignition (feat. Na Yoon-Kwon)
11. Eight by Eight (feat. Dynamic Duo, Dok2, Double K & TBNY)
12. Décalcomanie (Mithra Jin solo)
13. Icarus Walks
14. 낙화 (落花)(Tablo solo)
15. 우산 (feat. Younha)
16. 당신의 조각들 (feat. Jisun)
xx. Breakdown (Supreme Mix) (B-side 01)
xx. One (Planet Shiver Remix) (B-side 02) (feat. 지선 of Loveholic & Planet Shiver)

REPACKAGED ALBUM TRACKLISTING:
1. Breakdown
2. Love Love Love (Astronica Remix)
3. Be
Tracks 4. ➝ xx. listed above are in the same order.




TITLE: Lovescream [1st ep]
RELEASE DATE: September 20th, 2008
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: WOOLLIM Entertainment
TRACKLISTING:
1. Butterfly Effect
2. Fallin
3. Harajuku Days
4. 습관
5. 쉿
6. 1분 1초
7. 1825 (Paper Cranes)




TITLE: 魂 : Map the Soul [Book-Album]
RELEASE DATE: March 27th, 2009
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map the Soul Inc.
TRACKLISTING:
1. Believe
2. Cipher (feat. Beatbox DG)
3. Map the Soul (feat. MYK)
4. Customer Service (Skit)
5. Top Gun
6. Scenario (피해망상 Pt.2) (feat. MYK)
7. London
8. Free Music (Tablo & MYK)
9. Map the Soul (Worldwide version) (Tablo, MYK & Kero One)
10. Bonus Track: 8 By 8, Pt. 2 (feat. MYK, Minos, Paloalto, The Quiett, Verbal Jint, Kebee, E-Sens & Simon Dominic)




TITLE: Lost Map #001 [Special Album]
RELEASE DATE: May 06th, 2009
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map The Soul Inc.
TRACKLISTING:
1. Epik High: Wordkill (Studio Demo)
2. MYK: Dazed and Amazed (Home Demo)
3. Epik High & MYK: Top Gun (Home Demo)
4. MYK: Follow the Sun (Studio Demo)
This special album can, so far, only be found at Epik High's recent live shows and parties with purchased merchandise.



TITLE: Remixing the Human Soul [Remix album]
RELEASE DATE: July 25th, 2009
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map the Soul Inc.
TRACKLISTING:
1. Fly Higher (feat. Dh-Style)
2. Love Love Loveless (feat. 융진 of 캐스커)
3. Breakdown the Wall
4. 버려진 우산 (feat. Lisa)
5. 1분 1초, a Little Memory (feat. 타루)
6. Fanatic
7. Back to the Future (feat. Yankie)
8. You Are the One (feat. 호란 of 클래지콰이)
9. High Skool Dropout
10. Remap the Soul (feat. MYK)
11. Hidden Track: 전자깡패 - 삼자돼면(에픽 하이 + 정형돈)
This album is a remix collaboration between Epik High and Planet Shiver.



TITLE: [e] [6th album]
RELEASE DATE: September 18th, 2009
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map the Soul Inc.
TRACKLISTING:
Disc 1 - [e]motion
1. Oceans. Sand. Trees
2. Slow Motion
3. 선물 (feat. 박지윤)
4. No More Christmas
5. Maze (feat. Dumbfoundead, MYK)
6. 통기타 (Skit)
7. 트로트
8. Emologue
9. Excuses (feat. MYK)
10. Moonwalker
11. Breathe (Mithra's Word) (feat. 한희정)
12. Happy Birthday to Me (feat. 하동균)
13. Heaven (feat. MYK)
14. Owls. Shadows. Tears.
12. [BONUS] Slow [e] Motion

Disc 2 - [e]nergy
1. Orchestras. Spotlights. Turntables. (feat. MYK)
2. Still Here (feat. Dok2)
3. Sensitive Thug (Skit)
4. 따라해 (Wannabe) (feat. Mellow)
5. Rocksteady (feat. Kero One, Dumbfoundead, MYK, Rakka (Dilated Peoples))
6. Madonna (feat. Mellow)
7. 말로맨
8. Shopaholic
9. Supreme 100
10. High Technology
11. Rocksteady (Korean Version) (feat. Paloalto, Dok2, Beatbox DG, Beenzino)
12. High Skool Dropout (반항하지 마)
13. 흉 (feat. MYK, YDG, Dok2)
14. Lesson 4 (Tablo's Word)
15. Organs. Screams. Televisions.



TITLE: 산타깡패 (Gangsta Santa) [Digital Single]
RELEASE DATE: December 9th, 2009
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map the Soul Inc.
TRACKLISTING:
1. 산타깡패 (Gangsta Santa)

Offered for free from the mapthesoul.com website.



TITLE: epilogue [Special album]
RELEASE DATE: March 9th, 2010
LANGUAGE: Korean
LABEL: Map the Soul Inc. (or WOOLLIM Ent. Idk \:D/)
TRACKLISTING:
1. 서랍
2. Run
3. 바보 (feat. Bumkey)
4. Wordkill
5. Blossom
6. 비늘 (feat. Yankie)
7. 잡음
8. Coffee (feat. 성아)
9. Over
10. 숲
「 LINKS OUT & CREDITS 」 ♪
(you are the one)
THE following links are our affiliates and our credit sections. If you'd like to affiliate with EPIK HIGH, be sure to message one of our maintainers with the information provided on their userinfo. Also, please let us know you're from the Epik High comm, or else we might just overlook it.

AFFILIATES
EPIK FLOW: THE (best) forum dedicated to Epik High.
EPIK HIGH A DAY: love for Epik High shown every day!
SJ GLOBAL: a non-biased Super Junior comm.
KPOP UPLOADS: community where you can request and/or share music.
KPOP HUMOR: come across something kpop-y that's really funny? share it here!
ANYCALL CF: the place for fans of the anycall commercials to come together.
FAMILLENIUM: a YG Family community.
EPIKFICTION: Fiction stemmed from the very roots of the lyrics and melodies of Epik High's music.

SITES OF INTEREST
Tablo's Twitter
Map the Soul Twitter
Tablo's Bandcamp
Tablo me2day
Mithra me2day
Tukutz me2day
Map the Soul Youtube
Woollim Ent. Youtube
Map The Soul Facebook Group

CREDITS
KBS: biography text (partial).
WIKIPEDIA: partial biography text, discography tracklistings.
MANIADB: album cover art and partial discography tracklistings.
AZUREN STUDIO: "One" lyrics used throughout the userinfo, as well as english equivalents.
PICTURES: used in this userinfo.
「 THE END 」 ♪
(you're still beautiful to me)


Thank you for joining. ♥


P.S., this community started with thelamook who retired on December 20, 2006 & horrorvacuii who retired on September 03, 2007. We continue to uphold their fandom with really gay flying colors.

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