The Brian is the first solo album from Brian Joo (from the R&B duo Fly to the Sky). Originally scheduled for release in November, it was postponed until December 18.
Brian performed two songs from his album, "가지마" (Gajima, "Don't Go") and "바래! 바래!" (Barae! Barae!, "I Wish! I Wish!"), on December 7, 2006 on MNet Countdown, revealing them for the first time. "Gajima" is a slow ballad while "Barae! Barae!" has strong beats. The album incorporates various genres.
Joo performed his first single, "Gajima" (Don't Go), on Mnet Countdown on December 7. He revealed three songs from the album to music website Melon.com. The lead single "Gajima" became one of the most-listened song in various music sites.