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    Five Treasure Island, or FTIsland, FTI for short, (Korean : 에프티 아일랜드) is the name of a South Korean instrumental band. The name F.T. Island stands for 'Five Treasures Island', signifying each member as the 'treasures'. Their official color is yellow, and fans carry yellow flags known as "pentasticks." Their self-titled debut album was the sixth best-selling album of 2007 in South Korea. Their official fanclub is called "Primadonna".

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    Five Treasure Island, or FTIsland, FTI for short, (Korean : 에프티 아일랜드) is the name of a South Korean instrumental band. The name F.T. Island stands for 'Five Treasures Island', signifying each member as the 'treasures'.[1] Their official color is yellow, and fans carry yellow flags known as "pentasticks." Their self-titled debut album was the sixth best-selling album of 2007 in South Korea. Their official fanclub is called "Primadonna".

    Career

    2007: Debut and Performances

    Their first album was supposed to be released commercially in May 2007.However, instead of releasing the album, all of the members appeared instead on a television program called "두근두근 여친만들기?" (Translated to "Wanna be my Girlfriend?") on M.net channel. They also performed live on stage at the Rolling Hall and 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 first debut on music television programme called M!Countdown, the day after their 1st album was finally released.

    First Album: Cheerful Sensibilty

    Their first album “Cheerful Sensibility” combined 13 songs that can be divided into 2 parts: “Emotional Chapter” and “FT Island Chapter” respectively according to the style of the song in the album. For the “Emotional Chapter”, the genre is obviously rock ballad oriented which produced by the composers who work for many songs of famous Korean singer such as SG Wannabe. The other part, “FT Island Chapter”, tend to be the upbeat pop- rock oriented style, which was produced by the Japanese famous composers participating with the Japanese band, SMAP.The album sold 79,786 copies in 2007, making it the sixth best-selling album of the year.

    The album was re-released on December 6, 2007. In addition to three extra songs, the package also included various extras, including a photobook, a stack of photocards, and a mixing program called Music 2.0 which allows one to adjust the levels of the instruments and vocals accordingly. This edition sold 25,724 copies in December 2007

    On January 28,2009 Oh Won Bin said he would be leaving F.T. Island because of "differences in music". Song Seung Hyun will be replacing him.

    On April 22,2009 F.T. Island will be releasing their 2nd Japanese single "I Believe Myself".

    It has been confirmed since end May, that FT Island will comeback with the 3rd album after their overseas activities. Their 3rd full-length album is scheduled to be released in end-July.

    Members

    LEE HONG GI
    Name: Lee Hong Gi(이홍기)
    Position: Vocal
    Birth Date: 2 March 1990
    Blood Type: AB
    Height: 175 cm
    Weight: 61 kg
    School: Seongji High School
    University: Kyung Hee University since March 2009, majoring in Drama and Theatre
    Hobby: Singing, Listening to music, Playing soccer, Playing games [ webboard / internet ], Cooking
    Family: Parents, little sister
    Special ability: Singing, Soccer

    CHOI JONG HUN
    Name: Choi Jong Hun
    Position: Leader, piano and guitar
    Birth Date: 7 March 1990
    Blood Type: A
    Height: 178 cm
    Weight: 60 kg
    School: Shindongshin Middle Information Industry High School
    University: Gyeonggi University since March 2009, majoring in Digital Music
    Hobby: Write Lyrics, Internet
    Family: Parents
    Special ability: Piano

    LEE JAE JIN
    Name: Lee Jae Jin
    Position: Bass
    Birth Date: 17 December 1991
    Blood Type: A
    Height: 177 cm
    Weight: 58 kg
    School: Seonyoo High School)
    Hobby: Playing internet, Asking music teacher questions, Sun-Bathe
    Family: Parents, older sister (Lee Jae Kyung)

    CHOI MIN HWAN
    Name: Choi Min Hwan
    Position: Drum
    Birth Date: 11 November 1992
    Height: 173 cm
    Weight: 56 kg
    Blood type: A
    School: Eunil Information Industry High School

    SONG SEUNG HYUN
    Name: Song Seung Hyeon
    Position: Guitar, Vocal, Rapper
    Birth Date: 21 August 1992
    Height: 180 cm
    Weight: 62 kg
    Blood type: O

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    OH WON BIN
    Name: Oh Won Bin
    Position: Rapper, 2nd Vocal, 2nd Guitarist
    Birth Date: 26 March 1990
    Blood Type: O
    Height: 180 cm
    Weight: 63 kg
    School: Seongji High School
    University: Gyeonggi University since March 2009, majoring in Digital Music
    Hobby: Any kinds of sports, Writing lyrics
    Family: Parents
    Special ability: Martial arts

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