August 16th, 2012 Skarf released their debut single: Skarf
Skarf (스카프) was a five-member girl group who debuted in 2012. “Oh!Dance” is an airy dance track with a pleasant chorus and upbeat mid-song breakdown. Unfortunately, they disbanded a year later after released only two projects.
Honorable Mentions: 2013 – Kim Sori (김소리 ) – Bikini Her single, with the track: “Bikini”
August 14th, 2012 E7 released their only single: Rising Sun
E7 (이세븐) was a boy group who debuted under Excellent Entertainment in 2012. Interestingly, while you might think their name might imply that they had seven members, they actually only had six. “U” is an upbeat track with Unfortunately we’ll never know what kind of a group they would become, as they disbanded after only releasing this single.
Sistar (씨스타) was a four-member girl group from Starship Entertainment. They are considered to be the queens of summer tracks, as a large portion of their popular discography were summer hits. “So Cool” is one such beloved track. While it’s always sad when a group disbands, Sistar disbanded under good terms–their terms–which is a rarity in K-Pop.
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Wonder Girls (원더걸스) came back as a four member band under JYP Entertainment. This was the group’s first comeback in three years as well as Sunmi’s return after leaving in 2010. The women participated in the creation of the album, going for an 80s sound, that paid off as it did well on the charts.
Bob Girls (단발머리) was a four-member girl group who debuted in 2014. They debuted under Chrome Entertainment, who also debuted Crayon Pop. Their concept of having short hair was supposed to convey a new future for girls. Unfortunately, they were short-lived and broke up in 2015 after one of the members was diagnosed with encephalitis.
July 8th, 2015 D.Holic released their second single: 쫄깃쫄깃
D.Holic (디홀릭)was a girl group who debuted in 2014. “Chewy” was their only EP and their first comeback of 2015. This track features many different styles and instrumentals, including a saxophone. Unfortunately, they disbanded in 2017 after several lineup changes.
July 5th, 2013 Jewelry released the single: Hot & Cold
Jewelry (쥬얼리) was a girl group that started in the first-generation and had many lineup changes. “Hot & Cold” is a funky track with an amusing music video. At the time “Hot & Cold” was released, it was one of their last lineup changes. After fourteen years, the group finally decided to disband in 2015.
July 3rd, 2014 Tiny-G released their fourth single: Ice Baby
Tiny-G (타이니지) was a girl group known for their short height. The group started as a four-member group in 2012, but had lost a member before this comeback. “Ice Baby” was a ballad track and the last comeback the group had. By the time the group disbanded in 2015, the group was down to two members.
Honorable Mentions: 2012 – Younha (윤하) – Supersonic Her fourth album, with the title track: “Run” 2012 – T-ara (티아라) – Day By Day Their fourth EP, with the track: “Day By Day”
2014 – Wings (윙스) – Blossom Their single, with the title track: “꽃이 폈어요”
2015 – 4TEN (포텐) – Go Easy Their third single, with the track: “Go Easy”
July 1st, 2010, Miss A released their debut EP: Bad But Good
Miss A (미쓰에이) was a girl group active from 2010 to 2017. The group was originally made up by 5 JYP Ent. trainees, who would appear on variety shows in China under the name of Chinese Wonder Girls. The group became officially known as Miss A when they signed with Samsung Electronics in China to release the commercial ‘’Love Again’’. The group would soon become the 4 member group we know as Miss A, when Min (민) joined Fei (페이), Jia (지아) and Suzy (수지) for their official debut with ‘Bad Girl, Good Girl’. Their debut got them their first win on KBS’s Music Bank and SBS’s Inkigayo.
June 27th, 2017 Chaos released their first mini-album: Racer
Chaos (카오스)was a five-member boy group who debuted in 2012. The opening of “Racer” lives up to its name with how it speeds up like a race car at the beginning; it will catch your attention immediately. Unfortunately, unlike “Racer”, they couldn’t keep up the momentum, and ended up disbanding a year after debut.
Were you a fan of Chaos? Let us know what your favorite song by them was!