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Yoo Soo-Young, more commonly known as (Shoo) (her Japanese name), is a Korean singer, a member of the pop group S.E.S.. Although Korean, she lived in Japan for most of her early life. She got her start in the group by trying out in auditions for SM Entertainment (unlike the other two members, who were discovered through less conventional methods). She succeeded in getting noticed from the judges and was thus offered a spot in their girl group, which became known as S.E.S. (standing for Sea, Eugene, and Shoo, the three members).

S.E.S. quickly became one of the most popular groups in Korea, helped in part by SM’s strong marketing methods. However, Shoo was not as popular as the other two. Unlike Bada (“Sea” in Korean), she did not have a strong, powerful voice, although she was able to harmonize very well. She also was not able to minimize her vocal shortcomings by becoming the “pretty member”, because that spot was taken by Eugene. Because of this, she tried to stand out by becoming the fashionable one, always the first to change her look (or at least, change the most drastically). She has admitted in interviews that she ran out of hairstyles and hair colors to have, because she had so many over the years.

After the breakup of S.E.S. in late 2002, Shoo stayed with SM Entertainment unlike the other two members. She contributed to some more SMTOWN albums in 2003 and 2004, but this series of compilation albums was temporarily stopped due to the shrinking of SM’s roster (by this time, the big groups like H.O.T, S.

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