XIA Junsu successfully finished his 4th solo Asia tour.
On December 6th, a representative of C-JeS Entertainment said, “XIA Junsu, who commenced a new solo Asia tour after releasing a new mini-album in October, successfully finished the tour, meeting up with approximately 80 thousand fans in four different cities all across Asia. The mini-album became a major success, and tickets for his Asia tour shows were also completely sold out just in ten minutes.”
XIA Junsu had told that he prepared the new mini-album as a special gift for his fans, and many fans and music lovers showed hot reactions for the album’s title track, ‘Yesterday.’ The new album also includes electronic dance, acoustic, and Urban R&B numbers, and the album fully showcases much deeper parts of Kim Junsu’s musical identity.
All of the tracks showed absolute domination on different online music charts, and the album debuted #1 on iTunes Combined Album Chart in Japan, Thailand, and Macau as well, further indicating Kim Junsu’s international popularity.
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Previously I wrote a detailed account on the Nagoya concert on the 28th November (here) however, that was me, objectively translating and recounting on what Junsu said during his talk ments. Through this post I wanted to share about a few things I observed while attending first hand and will try my best to describe adequately how the atmosphere was like and how it felt to be there.
Every single second, I feel blessed to be able to attend a concert and to be able to understand what JYJ are talking about without having the need for a translator. Been that road before.. wasn’t fun.. Having a translator at the venue only complicates things and sometimes a few things are missed out during the transition of languages.
Junsu dances so well, but this is something I realised even more after seeing the IDMYO dance crew dancing live. Their level of dance and technique is definitely pro (but of course) however, our Junsu even huddled between them dances so well that you’d actually downplay the pro dancers ability (I know i did). When Junsu appeared for the first time on stage and performed Out of Control and Turn it up back to back, he was panting very heavily and had to wait for a minute or two so he could speak (this was the start of Ment 1).
I previously attended the 2015 XIA 3rd Asia Tour Concert in Japan, and compared to that time I felt a bit of a difference in Junsu. However, it might just be because of the different city venue and the difference in the progression of the tour, previous concert was in the first leg of the tour. Junsu was more chatty this time around and he interacted more with the fans. Usually he interacts and talks to fan most during genie time however, in Nagoya (day 1) he pretty much interacted with once during each ment.
Talk recount recap:
1. During the age group check, Junsu said the people in the front are making faces during the teens fan chant. And when he moved to the 30s, he said those same people’s facial expression has become better.
2. Junsu said sorry to the woman who said ‘I’m healthy!’ when Junsu said people in their fifties and above don’t need to overexert themselves.
Even though Junsu did not interact personally, these two occasions clearly shows that he is looking at everyone properly, he is listening. But during the Japan concerts you get to see Junsu struggling with Japanese and he honestly asks everyone to help him, and is literally learning on stage. This adds to his interaction with the Japanese fans.
Story from the moving tram on the corridors between 2F and 3F
[PHOTO] 스케줄 바쁠 때 졸면서 메이크업 중… 짠하지만 귀여움 😂
#아이처럼_조는모습 #이쨜은_사과머리가_포인트 #XIA준수 #김준수 #씨제스타그램 @xiaxiaxia1215
In the middle of make-up while drowsy during the time his schedule was busy… it’s bitterly regretful but endearingly cute 😂
#sleeping_image_that’s_like_a_child #apple-hair_is_the_point_with_this_click #XIA_Junsu #Kim_Junsu #C-JeS-tagram @xiaxiaxia1215
Want to convey Junsu’s sincerity to the fans
Translator’s note: Junsu is not fluent in Japanese, but he still tries his best to try to convey his feelings to the Japanese fans. I am going to translate word for word what he said. If i feel it is too vague to understand, below that i’ll write, in my own words, what his disjointed words are aiming at.
I really have a lot of various memories. and amongst those memories, everyone is always
well, like a-nation, all of them
At anywhere, everyone was there together (with me), right.
That is, even till now.
At that time, or right now. (You) were together with me.
I am really grateful (for that) and.
I was able to come so far, because everyone was there at that time and.
That was, all along, as usual
Don’t I say this every single time,
Till when will everyone’s heart go on?
(T/N: this is what he literally said, he meant to say till when will everyone’s love and support for him continue)
and I honestly don’t believe it will go on for so much, (go on) forever
우리가 가장 보고싶은 XIA준수의 바로 그 모습!
<XIA IN NAGOYA>에서 😘
#XIA준수 #XIA #Junsu #김준수
#나고야 #NAGOYA #밀착캠
Just the image of XIA Junsu that we wanted to see the most!
from <XIA IN NAGOYA> 😘
#XIAJunsu #XIA #Junsu #KimJunsu
#Nagoya #NAGOYA #sticking-along-cam