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    Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:45:26

    "I AM: SMTOWN" DVD Due Out November 6 - It's the best of K-Pop

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    Experience the best of K-Pop in I AM: SMTOWN Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden! The configuration is DVD (4 discs) and Blu-ray (1 disc) and it lands November 6 from CJ Entertainment America.

    Once outside the mainstream American music spotlight, K-pop (or Korean pop) is now a sensation not only on the U.S. scene but globally, led by such enormously popular acts as SMTOWN superstars Kangta, BoA, TVXQ!, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, Shinee and F(X).

    Included in I AM: SMTOWN Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden is the full-length, sold-out 2011 U.S. concert (approx. 2 ¾ hours) at one of the world's most-hallowed music arenas and a feature-length documentary (approx. 2 hours) highlighted by exclusive, backstage footage. Plus special features (approx. 45 minutes.)

    I AM: SMTOWN ventures behind the scenes, providing intimate and unprecedented access to these mega-hit acts – doe-eyed girl groups, high-octane boy bands, provocative solo artists and swaggering duos – sharing their personal memories and backstage antics, as well as never-before-seen peeks at youthful audition tapes.

    Pulling influences from techno, hip-hop, rap, R&B and top-40, the tour is highlighted by effervescent music; high-energy performances with a dance pop sensibility; teasing choreography; trend-setting high fashion; and elaborate, futuristic staging.

    A must for any fan! And if you haven't already been hit by hallyu (Korean wave, a term coined to describe the rapidly expanding, international popularity of South Korean culture and food), you will be after experiencing the no-boundaries music of SMTOWN.

    I AM: SMTOWN (Korean with English subtitles) is presented in widescreen 16x9 (aspect ratio: 2:35.1) and 5.1 Dolby Digital.

    Where my K-Pop fans at? This DVD is a "must own" if you are a K-Pop lover!

    —Katie Sheehan

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    Tags: BoA, TVXQ, Kangta, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, Shinee, F(X)

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