Brown Eyes (band)
|Years active||2001–2003, 2008|
|Associated acts||Brown Eyed Soul|
Despite having no television appearances, Brown Eyes managed to have record sales of 640,000 and 618,026 for their first and second albums, respectively.
In the midst of their popularity, Brown Eyes announced their official disbandment in April 2003. However, after five years, they got back together for a third album Two Things Needed For The Same Purpose And 5 Objects in 2008.
After leaving Brown Eyes in 2003, Yoon Gun went solo and released a self-titled album that same year. Yoon Gun has also branched out to do collaborations with artists such as Seohyun of Girls' Generation and Hyori. In 2012, Yoon Gun joined Sony Music and released his solo album "Far East 2 Bricklane" on October 18. He replaced PSY as a judge on the 4th season of Superstar K as PSY was unable to continue due to promotional activities abroad.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|Reason 4 Breathing?||
|Two Things Needed for the Same Purpose and 5 Objects||
|2008||Album of the Year||Two Things Needed For The Same Purpose And 5 Objects||Nominated|
|Best Ballad/R&B Performance||"Don't Go Don't Go"||Won|
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- Cumulative sales of Reason 4 Breathing?:
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