|Birth name Lee Seung-Cheol (이승철)|
Name Lee Seung-chul
Also known as RUI (in Japan)
|Genres Soft rock, Pop rock|
Children Lee Won, Lee Jin
Albums Reflection Of Sound
|Born December 5, 1966 (age 49) (1966-12-05) |
Years active 1989–present (Korea) 2006–present (Japan)
Labels CJ E&M (Korea) Universal (A&M) (Japan)
Spouse Kang Mun-Yeong (m. 1993–1997)
Movies The Moon Is... the Sun's Dream
Similar People Kang Mun‑Yeong, Kim Tae‑won, Chung Dong‑ha, Park Wan Kyu, Seo Jae‑hyeok
이승철 ( Lee Seung Chul ) Best Song
Lee Seung-Cheol (Hangul: 이승철; also spelled Lee Seung-Chul; born December 5, 1966 in Seoul) is a South Korean singer. He was the main vocalist of Boohwal, a South Korean rock band, until 1989 when he left the band and released his first solo album, Don't Say Good-Bye (안녕이라고 말하지마). In 2005 his 7th album, The Livelong Day, won him Korean Music Awards for best male singer. He has been working as a judge in reality television series Superstar K. On August 27, 2014, Lee performed "Arirang", "Bridge over Troubled Water" and "The Day" at the opening ceremony of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference.
His Japanese debut was in 2006, under A&M Japan. His debut Japanese album is entitled Sound of Double. In October 2010, Lee represented Korea and performed at the 7th Asia Song Festival, organised by Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange, at the Seoul Olympic Stadium.