Wednesday, May 25, 2011


FT. Island (에프티아일랜드) or Five Treasure Island is a 5 youngboy bandfrom Korea. FT Island stands for ‘Five Treasure Island’, each of the five members being a treasure. The band’s official color is sunshine yellow, and their fans carry yellow flags known as “pentasticks.” Their debut album, Cheerful Sensibility, made the sixth best-selling album of 2007 in South Korea. Their official fanclub is “Primadonna”.

FT Island consists of Lee Hongki (Main Vocal), Lee Jae Jin (Bass, Vocal, Rap), Choi Jong Hun (Leader, Guitar, Keyboard), Choi Min Hwan (Drums), Song Seung Hyun (Guitar, Vocal, Rap). Their former members was Oh Wonbin.

FT Island History
F.T Island formed by the teenagers who love in cords and melody, and 5 members have different characters. F.T Island is not A boy band but they are a instrumental band and they really want to show their ability in Music much more than their looks.

Their first reality show program was boardcasted on 13th March @ And the concept of the show is “To Sell Good looking Guys which they’re the boys in girl’s dream” or “Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”.
By Voting at to see whom gonna be the most wanted guy from the girls

After the show broadcasted for 10 minutes, there was 100 of girls posted their photos to F.T Island because all of them want to be F.T Island’s Girlfriends.

FT Island Debut
FT Island Debut on M!Countdown
F.T. Island’s first album was scheduled to be released commercially in May 2007. However, instead of releasing the album as planned, all of the members appeared on a television program called “Dugeun Dugeun Yeochinmandeulgi” (Korean:
두근두근여친만들기) on the Korean television channel MNet. The program title is officially translated by MNet as “Wanna Be My Girlfriend?” although “두근두근” refers to the sound a heart makes. The band also performed on stage live at Rolling Hall and held their first official showcase at Live House Melon-AX, Gwangjang-dong in Seoul on May 27, 2007. On June 7, 2007 F.T. Island performed their debut song on the music television program M!Countdown. They received their first #1 M!Countdown and beat other top artists such as Dynamic Duo and Fly To The Sky just 2 weeks after debuting.

Rumors had been circulating that speculated that member Oh Won Bin would be leaving the group. On January 28, 2009, the rumors were confirmed as it was announced that he would indeed be leaving the group and would soon be replaced. It was announced a day later that F&C trainee Song Seung Hyun would be joining F.T. Island as a guitarist and backup vocalist, and that an album would be released in February.In the weekend of the 6th week, the Music Video of their Mini-Album title song “Bad Woman” was revealed online. They performed on SBS Inkigayo. Two days later was the official release date of the Mini-Album Jump Up.

FT Island in Japanese Album
Extending oversea, F.T. Island’s Japanese debut album, Prologue of FT Island, was released on June 7, 2008, which yielded the airplay song “Soyogi”. The album consists of 8 songs, 2 of which are newer versions of the original songs “FT Island” and “Primadonna”. The last track, “Always Be Mine,” is an English version of “First Kiss,” though the lyrics are different than the Korean version. Music videos were also released for “Soyogi” and “Friendship”.

FT Island single “I Hope”
On July 16, 2009, FT Island released their album “Vol. 3 Cross & Change”. The lead single, “I Hope,” was released on July 16. After activities and South Korea ended, F.T. Island flew back to Japan to release their third Japanese single, “Raining,” on October 21, 2009. A music video of the title track of the single was also release. Member Choi Jonghun also played the piano for the title song instead of the usual guitar.

FT Island in Manila for concert
Members of the all-boy South Korean band “FTIsland” (Five Treasure Island) are now in Manila for a one-night only concert dubbed as “FTIsland Manila 2010 Showcase”.
The event will be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Plenary Hall on March 6 (Saturday).
Aside from the concert, the band will also promote the Korean hit television series “He’s Beautiful,” which will air on ABS-CBN soon.
The drama “He’s Beautiful” stars FTIsland’s lead vocalist Lee Hong Ki.

Formed in 2007, “FTIsland” is composed of Choi Jong Hoon, Choi Min Hwan, Song Seung Hyun, and Lee Jae Jinas.
The Korean singers are expected to entertain their Filipino fans and supporters with their hits “Love Sick,” “Soyogi,” “FT Island,” and “Primadonna”.
Before the concert, the band gave Filipino fans a taste of their talents as they performed on media partner ABS-CBN’s hit talent-variety show “Showtime.”
More Photos of FT Island

FT Island Members Profile and Photos :

Korean Name: 홍기
Name: Lee Hong Ki
Position: Lead Vocal
Nickname: Cute Rebellion
D.O.B: 2nd March 1990
Blood Type: A
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Best Feature: Smile
Talents: Singing, Playing Soccer
Hobbies: Singing, Listening to music, Soccer, Internet, Cook
For His Future Love: “Let’s try our best, if I can’t do well, please understand & fo

Korean Name:
Name: Choi Jong Hun
Position: Leader, Guitar & Piano
Nickname: Sexy Jonghun
D.O.B: 7th March 1990
Blood Type: A
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Best Feature: Nose
ts: Piano
Hobbies: Listening to music, Internet
For His Future Love: “I’ll buy something for you, may I? What do you want?”

Korean Name:

Name: Lee Jae Jin
ition: Bass Guitar
Nickname: Volunteer
D.O.B: 17th December 1991
Blood Type: A
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Best Feature: Lips
Talents: Bass Guitar, Listening to traditional music
Hobbies: Internet, Questioning
For His Future Love: “Saranghae~”

Korean Name:

Name: Choi Min Hwan
Position: Drums
D.O.B: 11th November 1992
Blood Type: A
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Best Feature: Cuteness
Talents: Drums, Eating chicken
Hobbies: Listening to music, Internet
For His Future Love: “My lovely beautiful girlfriend, please take care of your health. Love you!”

Korean Name :
Name: Song Seung Hyun
DOB: 21st August 1992
Bloodtype: O
Height: 180cm
Star Sign: Leo
Parents, younger brother
Nickname: 16 Dimensions
Position in band: Vocalist, rapper, guitarist
FT Island Discography and Album Track List :
Vol. 1 Cheerful Sensibility
Released: June 7, 2007

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