(stylized as KISS.
), was a Korean pop
female trio (not to be confused with the American band of the same name
). Their debut single, "Yeoja Inikka" ("", "Because I'm a Girl"
) was a hit in 2001. . Paran
. May 30, 2007. Retrieved May 18, 2011. Shin, Hyeon-jeong. . Medical Today
. April 20, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2011. . EDaily
. October 27, 2010. Retrieved May 18, 2011. The music video stars actress Goo Hye-Jin, and actor Shin Hyun-jun
, which increased initial public interest in the song. . The Korea Times
. November 23, 2001. Retrieved May 18, 2011. The song remained a karaoke
staple in Korea for many years. . INews24
. July 11, 2007. Retrieved May 18, 2011.
This helped to launch the career of Kiss, with an album quickly following. However, the group quickly disbanded afterwards, due to internal conflict that could not be resolved. . Seoul News Korea
/Yahoo! News Korea
. November 10, 2009. Retrieved May 18, 2011.
Umji is now an actress.
"Because I'm a Girl" was covered by Korean female duo 2NB. The song was also sung on a reality show by Kara
member Goo Hara
, who stated that this was one of her favorite songs; however, she received criticism for her poor singing skills, only accenting the fact that she only got to be a singer due to her... Read More