SNSD to Release The Boys Maxi Single Digitally 12/20 and Special Album 1/17!

SANTA MONICA, CA, December 13, 2011 - Interscope recording artist Girls’ Generation will release a digital remix EP of their global hit.

“The Boys” on December 20th. The eight track EP features remixes by Clinton Sparks, Disco Fries, Teddy Riley and David Anthony, along with special guests Snoop Dogg and Lil Playy.

Additionally, Girls’ Generation Special Album The Boys will be released January 17, 2012 and will include all the songs from “The Boys” remix EP as well as a selection of Korean language songs from their third Korean studio album.

An all girl pop band featuring the vocal and dance talents of nine difference signature members, Girls’ Generation released their new English language single “The Boys” globally and performed to a sold out audience at Madison Square Garden this past October. They’ve released three Korean albums, three mini-albums and one Japanese full-length, in addition to various singles.

The members of the group sing in both Korean and English. Their 2009 track “Gee” is the longest running Number One song on the Korean Broadcasting System’s charts; it held the top spot for nine consecutive weeks. The track was also named song of the decade by several Korean music sites. Girls’ Generation are massive stars in Japan, where they’re self-titled album has gone double platinum, a first for any Korean girl group. They’ve also been nominated for multiple Japanese VMA awards and performed at the 2011 awards alongside Lady Gaga. Recently Girls’ Generation took home two awards at Mnet Asian Music Awards in Singapore for “Artist of the Year” and “Best Female Group.” They have over 250 million cumulative views on YouTube and 2.2 million Facebook fans.

Girls’ Generation debuted with their single “Into The New World” in 2007 and became a national phenomenon. In 2009 and 2010, the band received the Grand Prize at the GoldenDisk Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony in the Korean music scene often referred to as the “Korean Grammy Awards”. The group also gained the highest recognition by taking the “Singer of the Year” award for 2 consecutive years.

Girls’ Generation has demonstrated their growing international presence and global appeal by appearing in numerous commercials and advertisements in various Asian countries.

In 2010 the band expanded into Japan, and found instantaneous and overwhelming success. 2011 saw the girls expand to the U.S. market with their Madison Square Garden show and release of “The Boys” stateside which earned a Top 5 slot on the Billboard K-Pop Hot100 chart.
Watch the video for “The Boys” here:

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