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Friday, March 27, 2009

Epik High - Map the Soul feat. MYK

Epik High - 魂: Map the Soul

Epik High is a Korean rap group consisting of three members: Tablo, Mithra Jin and DJ Tukutz. They are one of Korea's most popular rap groups, and arguably the most popular rap group currently in Korea. Epik High went independent and have released 魂: Map the Soul today on March 27, 2009. The album can be found exclusively on their website: 魂: Map the Soul is a book and album released together. The album is bilingual and has both English and Korean tracks. The book part of 魂: Map the Soul is also bilingual in both English and Korean and it documents the creative process in making the album. Prior to 魂: Map the Soul, Epik High has released 5 albums Map of The Human Soul (2003), High Society (2004), Swan Songs (2005), Remapping the Human Soul (2006), and Pieces, Part One (2008).

Map of the Soul is the first single off the 魂: Map the Soul album. Its a song dealing with the themes of love, nature and faith. The music video is a tribute to the artist Levi Van Veluw and it depicts how nature and society itself is being destroyed by human beings.