C.N.Blue (Korean: 씨엔블루), Code Name Blue, is a South Korean indie rock band which debuted on August 19, 2009 in Japan with their first mini-album, Voice (mini album). They were coined the “2nd FT Island” due to similar style and sound but mainly because they are under the same company as FT Island.
- Full Name: Jung Yong Hwa (정용화)
- Japanese Name: ヨンファ
- Date of Birth: June 22, 1989 (age 20)
- Position: Leader, Vocalist, Guitarist, Rapper
In October 2009, Yonghwa made his acting debut as Kang Shinwoo in the successful Korean idol-drama, You’re Beautiful.
- Full Name: Lee Jong Hyun (이종현)
- Japanese Name: ジョンヒョン
- Date of Birth: May 15, 1990 (age 19)
- Position: Guitarist, Vocalist
Jonghyun was the former leader of the group. However, the title was switched to Yonghwa around the same time they debuted in Korea. When he was four years old, he moved to Japan with his parents and stayed for four years. He graduated from high school on February 2010.
- Full Name: Kang Min Hyuk (강민혁)
- Japanese Name: ミンヒョク
- Date of Birth: June 28, 1991 (age 18)
- Position: Drummer
- Full Name: Lee Jung Shin (이정신)
- Japanese Name: ジョンシン
- Date of Birth: September 15, 1991 (age 18)
- Position: Bassist, Rapper
Kwon Kwang Jin (권광진)
- Korean name: 권광진
- Position: Bassist, r August 12, 1992 (age 17)
On October 17, 2009, drummer Min Hyuk posted a blog entry on their official Japanese blog site, stating that they will be recording with a new bassist named Jung Shin . Bassist Kwon Kwang Jin left the band with no official statement as of yet.