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amy ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ ([personal profile] taipei) wrote2012-02-06 09:09 am

[pimp post] 8090


Left to right: Guo Le, Han Ye, Chen Xiao, Zhang He, Jiang Chao, Lu Xinyou, Xu Jiawei


Background: 8090 is a seven member Chinese (mainland) boy band formed in 2010 By EEMedia, the same company affiliated with Top Combine, Wei Chen, I Me and tons of other popular artists. They haven't officially debuted yet, but they've been performing since they were formed and have a few songs of their own, as well as a gorgeous photobook which I wish I had the technology to scan and upload. A few of the boys have also taken part in an upcoming drama, Runaway Sweetheart, which is scheduled to start airing (finally) this week! They also starred in the short spin-off drama Hello Summer, which aired this past summer. Their fanclub's name is Feng Che (Windmill). They want to help carry the boys’ dreams to the entire world.

"Like their seniors Top Combine, 8090 is also a boyband formed from Superboys contestants. Unlike Top Combine, 8090 was formed under the scrutiny of the public eye during the course of the Superboys 2010 competition. Originally having a whopping 36 members, 7 final members remain after months of intense training and selections." (Direct quote taken from the 8090 thread on Cfensi, linked below.)



Left to right: Chen Xiao, Han Ye, Guo Le, Jiawei, Xinyou, Jiang Chao, Zhang He


Clockwise starting with the boy with the blue bracelet: Jiawei, Han Ye, Xinyou, Chen Xiao, Guo Le, Zhang He, Jiang Chao


Members:


Zhang He (张赫)
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8090 Family Position: Daddy
English name: Ryan
Birthday: September 17th, 1984
Hometown: Liaoning
School: Shen Yang Conservatory of Music
Training: 4 years of opera and 2 years of pop vocals training, 3 years of dance training
Ideal girl: Kind heart, big eyes, long hair, pale skin, traditional.
Fun facts: Was in an Angela Chang MV. Plays the piano.
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/zhanghe917


Guo Le (郭乐)
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8090 Family Position: Mommy
English name: Cola
Birthday: March 15th, 1989
Hometown: Shanxi
School: Xian Engineering Institute
Training: 4 years of army training
Ideal girl: short hair (he started appreciating short-haired girls while he was in the army)
Fun facts: Has a giant bag with everything 8090 members might need, including a sewing kit, makeup remover and a flashlight for Jiang Chao.
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/guole315


Jiang Chao (姜潮)
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8090 Family Position: Big brother
English name: Jo
Birthday: August 12th , 1988
Hometown: An Hui
School: Beijing Contemporary Music academy
Training: 2 years of vocal training, 1 year of professional dance training
Ideal girl: Stays at home all the time (宅女) , does not wear shorts or skirts
Fun facts: Cries easily. Is a Zeng Yike fanboy. Is afraid of the dark. Can bbox. Plays the guitar. Has 3 Tattoos.
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/jjprince


Chen Xiao (陈骁)
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8090 Family Position: Middle Son
English name: Chanel (given by 8090 members)
Birthday: August 27th, 1989
Hometown: Liaoning
School: Shen Yang Teachers’ University Institute of Music
Training: 2 years of vocal training
Ideal girl: No set standards/criteria, just has to be somebody he’s able to fall in love with.
Fun facts: Has a really offbeat sense of humor, deadpans a lot of things. Loves to sleep (once slept for 24hours straight). Used to be in a rock band. Plays the Yang Qin (扬琴).
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/1759094663


Xu Jiawei (徐嘉苇)
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8090 Family Position: Youngest Son
English name: Jovi
Birthday: April 20th, 1989
Hometown: Chengdu, Sichuan
School: Sichuan Conservatory of Music
Training: 3 years of pop training
Ideal girl: Petite, cute, big eyes, smart and innocent
Fun facts: Likes bball and snooker. Most eloquent of the group along with Zhang He.
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/1559608147


Lu Xinyou (卢信宥)
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
8090 Family Position: Family Pet (Kitty)
English name: Ash
Birthday: June 18th, 1990
Hometown: Malaysia
Training: 1 year of vocal training, 4years of dance training
Ideal girl: Sweet like Karena Lam or talented like Elva Hsiao
Fun facts: Could speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay and English
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/ash618


Han Ye (韩野)
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8090 Family Position: Housekeeper
English name: Baby
Birthday: December 31st, 1987
Hometown: Jiangsu
School: Ocean Disk Academy (alumni include JJ Lin, Jin Sha, etc)
Training: 6 years of dance training
Ideal girl: A nanny-type, makes him feel secure
Fun facts: Was a backup dancer for JJ Lin, Jay Chou and Song Zuying (for her Bird Nest performance with Jay)
Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/1770924910

Links:
Tieba: http://tieba.baidu.com/f?kw=%B3%C2%E6%E7
Baidu wiki: http://baike.baidu.com/view/3930619.htm
Facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/8090/118234568227991?ref=ts
Group Weibo: http://t.sina.com.cn/2010kn8090

* Translated profiles and links taken from the Cfensi 8090 thread.

Videos:


The OP of Runaway Sweetheart by 8090. Zhang He is the only 8090 member to make an appearance (he's the boy floating in the air and attacking the girl, lol), but the two main actors are Chen Xiang (boy at computer) and Chai Ge (boy in bed) are both singers/actors affiliated with EEMedia, and Jiang Chao is supposed a main character as well though he doesn't show up here.

I would include more videos but between being at work and it being really difficult to sort through videos and find ones of just the final members, it isn't happening right now.

However, I'd recommend checking out the following Viki channels! The first is for Hello Summer, the short spin-off drama from last summer. It's eight episodes at ~15 minutes each and is completely subtitled. The second is for Runaway Sweetheart, which doesn't have much yet but should become much more active soon!

Hello Summer
Runaway Sweetheart

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