The influence that “Tell Me” has on Korea in the latter part of this year is showing no signs of slowing down. Wonder Girls have become “Hangul Yodongseng” (Korea’s little sisters) thanks to “Tell Me” while it’s popularity has cemented its position as the most famous hit in 2007. “Tell Me” has been No.1 on various music charts for seven consecutive weeks on average as of November 25th and is the only song this year in Korea to hold this record.
Wonder Girls had released their first album, “The Wonder Years” on September 13th and used the song “Tell Me” to promote their album. Besides “Tell Me” making them Korea’s little sisters, the feel and dance of the song has become a huge topic in Korea in this latter part of the year. The netizens have responded favourably on the internet with their various mimicking of the dance which has gradually become part of society. You can find all sorts of “Tell Me” dance on the internet nowadays like, army, police, farmers, ballet, air stewardess, etc.
Wonder Girls management company, JYP Entertainment expressed, “We never expected this song can become so popular and loved by people in such a short period of time at all.