Following the Korean success of their 2010 album Saint o'Clock, 2AM recently announced their plans of releasing a JAPAN SPECIAL EDITION of the album on November 9. At the same press conference, they also announced that in January 2012, they will also be releasing their debut Japanese single "Never Let You Go (Shinde mo Hanasanai"), a Japanese version of the band's Korean single, "Even if I Die, I Can't Let You Go (죽어도 못보내)."
The single will go public on January 11, just in time to kickstart their first Japan tour, titled "2AM 1st JAPAN TOUR 'Never Let You Go.'" According to Tower Records JP, the 2AM tour will kick off on January 24 in Nagoya, Japan at the Aichi Prefectural Art Theater. Following will be performances on the 26 and 27 at Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Tokyo and at the Umeda Arts Theater in Osaka on January 29.
According to Tokyo Hive, 2AM members Jo Kwon, Lee Chang-Min, Lim Seul-Ong and Jeong JinWoon have been studying Japanese for "one to two hours every day" and described the song as: 'It's a ballad that you can feel our harmony. We want you to pay attention to the Japanese lyrics.'"
2AM is a Korean four-member band (Jinwoon, Jo Kwon, Seulong, and Changmin) that gained popularity with their 2008 hit "This Song." Under the label JYP Entertainment, the band had numerous digital singles and two mini albums before until its first full album last year.
The discography for Saint O'clock ~ JAPAN SPECIAL EDITION, according to Tower Records JP, is below:
2. You Wouldn't Answer My Calls
3. Like Crazy
4. I'm the One (feat. GLAM)
6. The Day I Confessed (Original Mix)
7. There Is Nothing More
9. Love U, Hate U (Feat. Bangtan Boyz)
10. With or Without U
11. Can't Say I Love You
12. Confessions of a Friend
14. Can't love you again
For more information, go to their official website.