Berry Good (Hangul: 베리굿; RR: Beri Gut) is a South Korean girl group formed by Asia Bridge Entertainment in 2014. The group’s current line-up consists of Taeha, Johyun, Seoyul, Daye, Sehyung and Gowoon. They released their debut single Love Letter in May 2014.
Berry Good debuted on May 21, 2014, with the music video for “Love Letter”, a remake of the song released by Click-B in 2000. when they also started promotions on M! Countdown.
In January 2015, Asia Bridge Entertainment stated that Subin, Iera and Nayeon had left the group to concentrate on their studies, followed by Daye and Sehyung.
Their second single Because of You was released on February 9. They started promotions on February 10 on SBS MTV’s The Show. In June, their representative office launched various Berry Good goods (such as accessories, clothes and cosmetics) in China.
On September 23, their third single My First Love was released. Two music videos were produced, one of which features actress Kim Bo-ra. The song, posthumous work of composer Joo Tae-young, was first performed in advance on September 20 at Hallyu Dream Concert, and promotions started on September 22 on The Show.
On March 11, Berry Good launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce their first EP on Makestar. The ₩10-million goal was reached in ten days and the campaign ultimately raised ₩16,084,438, 160.8% of its original goal. On April 20, the crowdfunded mini-album Very Berry, led by title track “Angel”, was released.
Their following release was crowdfunded on Makestar as well. The project started on September 1 as a new single, but it was later upgraded to a mini album, and ended raising ₩26,896,790, 268.97% of its original 10-million goal. The group also added a sixth member, Johyun. Three out of four songs from the EP, including the lead track “Don’t Believe”, were showcased on Arirang Radio’s K-poppin’ one day before their release. The official music video for “Don’t Believe”, and the group’s second mini album Glory, were released on November 1.
A third Makestar project was launched on March 9, 2017 to finance their sixth digital single Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo. While the song was released on April 16, its music video was uploaded to the group’s YouTube channel the day after. To promote Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo, Berry Good adopted a “part-timer concept”, experiencing part-time works between schedules and sending proceeds to the needy. On June 9, they performed three songs at the Thống Nhất Stadium of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Taeha, Sehyung and Gowoon debuted in the group’s first sub-unit, Berry Good Heart Heart, on April 27, 2018, releasing their first single Crazy, Gone Crazy. On August 16, the group made a comeback with their first full album Free Travel, that they had been recording since August 2017. They commemorated the release through a showcase held that afternoon at Ilji Art Hall in Cheongdam-dong. After promoting the lead single “Green Apple”, in September they went on with B-side “Mellow Mellow”, but Sehyung sat out due to an ankle fracture and went on hiatus.
On October 18, 2018, Berry Good held their first concert in Japan, at Shinjuku Blaze in Tokyo, while on December 15 they released their single This Winter.
Berry Good doesn’t have a fixed basic image, but they change it for every release. They started their career with dance tracks, before releasing their first ballad “My First Love” in September 2015. To promote “Don’t Believe” in November 2016, Berry Good underwent a change of styling and concept to take off the original girlish, neat and pure image, adding EDM and tropical house elements to their music.