Sunday, October 31, 2010

K-Pop Stars Band Together for G20 Theme Tune


A song entitled "Let's Go" is to promote the G20 Summit in Seoul next month, Asia Bridge Content productions announced Wednesday. 


Twenty singers took part in the project to suggest the representation of 20 countries. They include Son Dam-bi, IU and members from groups such as Girls' Generation, SHINee, 2AM, 2PM, Kara, BEAST, After School and Super Junior.
The 20 singers who recorded a song promoting the G20 Seoul Summit /Courtesy of Asia Bridge ContentThe 20 singers who recorded a song promoting the G20 Seoul Summit /Courtesy of Asia Bridge Content
The musicians said their motivation was to bring the people of Korea together for the successful hosting of the G20 Summit event, whose motto is "Shared Growth Beyond Crisis," according to a press release. It quotes Seo-hyun from Girls' Generation as saying, "I feel honored to be part of this meaningful project. I hope 'Let's Go' can help bolster people's interest and cooperation" in the summit. 

The fast-tempo, playful rhythm and simple, catchy tune of the song are designed to make the G20 Summit more accessible and appealing to young people. 

The musicians waived their fees, and the proceeds from the album are to go to charity. "Let's Go" is released online on Friday.


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