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[TRANS] CNBLUE “EUPHORIA”Album & Japan Major Debut Anniversary ‘in-depth’ Interview with Kstyle Japan

CNBLUE released a new album to celebrate the fifth-year debut anniversary! “It’s filled with happy songs…I want you to listen to it to be happy”

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CNBLUE released their fifth new album “EUPHORIA” on October 19th on their fifth-year debut anniversary.

On the album, the lead song is “Glory days”, with other songs in total 10 songs, “Puzzle”, “Be OK” written by Lee Jong Hyun, meanwhile “Stay with me” written and composed by Lee Jung Shin, it has plenty compositions which leads to a “euphoria”. This time, they challenged to have an ‘in-depth’ interview. We heard about the album production and its secret story of their fifth anniversary, also we had a variety talk and also the tour that they’re going to perform in November.

―This fifth album was created along with the moment of five years of Japan debut. Please tell me what’s your thoughts to put “EUPHORIA” as the title.

Yonghwa: Ah, it’s Jungshin’s responsible to describe this, it’s him!

Jungshin: Yes. “EUPHORIA” in Italian means “happiness”. It’s five years after Japan major debut. We’ve got a lot of happiness from fans and also everyone in these five years, so we hope that by putting this title the happiness continues in the future. The songs in the album are packed with our feelings of gratitude to our fans.

Jonghyun: Since it’s full of happy songs, I hope that you all can be happy by listening to it.

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―The lead song “Glory days” is a very positive song, I think I can feel happy by listening to it.

Yonghwa: It is, right? I put a message that “From the past up to the future, I want to spend the time, such as dreaming together forever”. Even it’s a lot more pointed toward/about us, but I wrote it for everyone who support us.

Jungshin: I think the mood will increase as soon as I listen to it, right? Even if it’s (performed) in the tour (the mood) will rise.

Minhyuk: Yeah, that’d be fun.

―In “Glory days” Music Video, there’s a child actor who has appeared in a lot of Korean dramas, which is familiar to Kstyle readers. Following the appearance (of a child actor) in your Korean song “YOU’RE SO FINE” this would be the second time (they have a child actor appeared on their MV), but it’s a fantastic piece.

Minhyuk: Yes. We want to express the world of the dreams that we saw when we were child.

Jungshin: On the solo scene, each scene is different. The scene where we’re on a studio set, and the scene where the child actor appeared are synchronized to symbolized members’ childhood, it’s like we created our own dream world.

Yonghwa: I have various shades, so I didn’t indicate a dream only, but dreams. It’s led from the scene of the child, he is walking while feel troubled and guided by the butterfly which is a symbol of a dream, and then going the adventure as he goes through the woods.

Minhyuk: The scene where I play the drums and I was hanging around is symbolized by the water droplets on it. It synchronized with the scene where the child is playing with water on the river. I like a quiet atmosphere.

Jonghyun: I’ve been surrounded by those sparkling, the scene where I got a look at the sky and pick it, it actually may can be done in our childhood, and seeing a scene which has things that can be done for a long time ago in a Music Video was a nostalgic feeling.

Jungshin: In the part where I came out, I’m like hanging on something like white strings, it symbolized a tree, which means an old memory and old things.

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―Listening to the stories and see the Music Video, makes me understand it more. From the 10 recorded songs, started from “Glory days”, please tell me your favorite song.

Jonghyun: Mine is the opening song “Be OK”. I’m a person who always Be OK, so by made this song I hope that everyone can Be OK (and let’s be OK together). If you don’t want to be struggled or troubled, then let’s have some fun?

Minhyuk: Mine is song number 4 “Face to face”. It’s Yonghwa’s song, the lyrics and the song itself is unique. Somehow, the tune can make me feel excited.

Yonghwa: Mine is the 6th song “Royal Rumble”. On the lyrics I’m talking about the dream, the song itself has it’s lightness tune that makes me want to move my body naturally while listening to the song. It has a catchy melody, which can remain lingering on your feeling. I can imagine something while listening to a relaxing music.

Jungshin: Mine is the 8th song “Stay with me”. I choose it because it’s my song (LOL). When recorded my own song for the first time, it’s “Daisy” on the previous album “colors”, it’s an English lyric. This time is the fifth anniversary, and since it’s Japan album, so I want to make this song in Japanese. I think that it’s a good song to be listened, and I’m glad for it.

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―It’s Japan major debut fifth anniversary. Right now, what kind of feelings do you have?

Jonghyun: When I’m saying (or explain) something it would be long, very long, so I think short speaking is better, so…..(LOL). (he may refer for other members to explain about it since he loves to talk a lot XD)

Jungshin: But, the point is CNBLUE’s live activities in Japan. Came in 2009 with the Spartan training, CNBLUE began from street live where we don’t have anyone to listen to us.

Jonghyun: If there’s no money, we always have ourselves hungry.

Jungshin: When we’re ready to have a major debut, and play live in front of so many fans, we could also take out 5 albums (for ourselves). It’s (a moment) full of gratitude.

Minhyuk: Not only about album and live, since we also planned a variety of events to commemorate the fifth anniversary, I hope everyone can join us, let’s enjoy it together.

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―Start at Makuhari Messe Event Hall on November 2nd, until at Budokan at November 30th, for about a month, “CNBLUE 5th ANNIVERSARY ARENA TOUR 2016 -Our Glory Days-” will be held across the country. Because it’s fifth anniversary, I guess it will be good to see Yonghwa dancing during “Wake up” song like on the previous tour which shocked the audiences and is more than expectation?

Yonghwa: We’ll do our best (LOL). We want to do something special. Ah, not only my dance (hahaha). With new songs, there’s also new arrangements of the stage’s set. I’m thinking about what kind of thing that can make fans happy…… Anyway, please look forward to it!

―On December 10th-11th, the annual “2016 FNC KINGDOM IN JAPAN – CREEPY NIGHTS-” will be performed in Makuhari Messe. What kind of performance will CNBLUE have?

Jungshin: CNBLUE style has been decided and is a great deal!

Yonghwa: I think the set is about who is the KING. It’s a special set list! Since it’s not only our fans who come to the Kingdom, shall we compressing the nice thing about us? There are so many cases this and that, but don’t worry, we’ll show you the best live!

Writer: Yukari Sakamoto

JP-ENG trans by alvianashin

Source : Kstyle Japan

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FNC Kingdom Second Day by Excite music

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[FNC KINGDOM] Second day report

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The music festival [2013 FNC KINGDOM IN JAPAN~Fantastic & Crazy~] that was held under the auspices of FNC Entertainment was started on March 15th at Nippon Budokan. This is a first try to gather the concert FNC artist  at once, The first day is called Fantastic Day and second day is being called Crazy Days. The set list will be changed in each day.

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The stage was like a castle wall as named KINGDOM, and was surrounded by the audience. CNBLUE who had the honor of closing last day appeared in the warm blue light on the stage. The first song is ‘Like a Child’ that is from their new album ‘Can’t Stop’.  And then they showed ‘Can’t Stop’ that is the first showing for this song in Japan. Yonghwa said “I want to be the one with you. Let’s sing with us!” and the fans sing along with them ‘Love Light’, ‘Starlit Night’ and etc. CNBLUE seemed happy because that is the first live in Budokan. Although they played a warm song with Piano and Acoustic guitar in the first of their concert, the venue was heating up at a stretch after Yonghwa shouted “I want to go to the top of the world!”, and they run through all the four songs from “Robot” to “Lady”. CNBLUE played nine songs all, this is fit to face the start of the Crazy Day.

 

N.Flying was next who debuted on an indie label on November in Japan and will officially debut in Korea in the spring. Their TV program “Chondamdon 111: How to way to become a star” started in Korea, they are received attention newbie band now. They sang 4 songs include Lady Gaga ‘Poker face’ that was re-arranged rap rhythm and their own composed song ‘Basket’. This genre that is called mixture rock that is defined by rap and hard sound would be one of the important pillars of FNC Entertainment.

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AOA appeared after N.Flying. They are first girls group in FNC Entertaiment and that group has 8 people, but consist of the band in 5 people unit and a dance unit in 7 people. A band performed AKB48 ‘Heavy Loatation’ (AKB48 is an idol in Japan), and a dance unit performed ‘Mini Skirt’ that got No.1 in a music program.

 

Next is special guest TWO SONG PLACE. This is the group which was formed from the popular female talent, SongEunyi and FTISLAND Song Seunghyun who have the same last name. They performed ‘Age-Hight’ and AOA members danced as a backup dancer. To our surprise, CNBLUE Minhyuk attended and danced with TWO SOMG PLACE. Minhyuk said “It’s the first time to show my dance”.

 

Juniel performed after them. She came to Japan in 2010, and began her music career while going to Japanese school. And then she debuted in official in Japan in 2011. She sang three songs including her composed song ‘Everything is Alright’. She remarked “Because of today is ‘Crazy Day’, I’m taking everything out. “, and she called CEO Han Sungho. “I’m thankful for your love for me”

 

A special guest in this event is Lee Donggun. He was in the spotlight in the drama ‘Lovers in Pari’ and in the movie ‘My Boyfriend is Type B’, and he co-starred with CNBLUE Yonghwa in the drama ‘ Marry Me If You Dare’. He debuted as a singer first, this time he sang Anzenchitai’s ‘Kanashimi ni Sayonai’. The audience were enraptured by his sweet voice. He said “I’m singing in front of the audience for the first time 5 years. After such a long time, but I want to sing my new song.” And he sang ‘Oh I Love You’.

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FTISLAND who is the first artist for FNC Entertainment had the honor of closing on this day. When their name was called, the Lightstick color in the venue was turned into yellow and these lights swung in response to Johnhoon’s guitar sound. Because this event was postponed due to Honki’s injury, this is the long-awaited return concert for the fans as well for them. The atmosphere in the venue became more and more hyper from the first song ‘Shiawase Theory’! Fans twirled a towel while the song ‘Let it Go’ and sang together ‘I wish’ in Korean. To say nothing of Hongki’s voice, his glittering aura and attitude of enjoying the concert gave a lift to fans. Powerful and positive sound tells us happy to become together with music. Hongki shouted “Play with us!” and ran around the stage. “We’ll do our best for playing a music together. I feel it is only for me” Hongki said. The last song was ‘Stay’ with Jaejin’s beautiful voice.

 

After the encore Hongki asked the fans “I want you are coming back to home in the happy feeling. Are you guys happy now? It’s enough for us, isn’t it?” This his word would be represented this event’s mean. In the last, Hongki called all artists out to the stage, and they took a photo saying “Congratulations on FNC KINGDOM well done!”. This event ended with the artists and fans sang “Like a Bird” together.

 

We were able to see the interaction across the group, but it is a first time stage to play on the same stage for FTISLAND and CNBLUE. This special atmosphere seemed to promote bonding between the family not only the fans and artists. Also, it became the memorable event with an unreleased CD that was given away to an audience. FNC Entertainment that is thinking a great deal of the artists and their concert could change the band culture in Korea, and would make a new wave in the world.

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Source and more photo at Excite


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FNC Kingdom First Day by Excite music

[FNC KINGDOM] First day report

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The music festival [2013 FNC KINGDOM IN JAPAN~Fantastic & Crazy~] that was held under the auspices of FNC Entertainment was started on March 15th at Nippon Budokan. This is a first try to gather the concert FNC artist  at once, The first day is called Fantastic Day and second day is being called Crazy Days. The set list will be changed in each day.

The first day was started by FTISLAND who is the first artist in FNC. This festival was scheduled to be carried out at the end of last year, but because of Hongki’s injury, it was postponed to March. Hongki said “I am so sorry about that. But I’m happy to have our family concert in Budokan. Already three years passed after we had our concert in Budokan first. Don’t you think we are grown up cool guys?” This is a return to concert as a FTISLAND that fans and themselves have been waiting for.

And then Juniel, she is a cute solo singer who has a sweet voice, AOA that has both faces of the sexy dance group and band, N. Flying that is aiming to debut in Japan also appeared.

In additional, Lee donggun appeared on stage as a singer for the first time in 5 years. Also attended TWO SONG PLACE that is the group formed by Song eunyi and Song seunghyun. They premiered their song ‘Age-height’ with AOA as a back dancer.

CNBLUE had an honor of the closing of this first day. They are busy with their comeback in Korea, but Jonghyun said “We are so busy now but happy to attend this festival. I want to give our heart back to fans in good music”.  Yonghwa said “ I am happy to heve a concert with FNC artist. FNC became big. I really thanked to FTISLAND they cut own way by themselves”  They performed ‘can’t stop’

In the encore, all artists were on a stage and sang ‘Try again, Smile again’

Source Excite Music

Trans Satomi @ cnboice

Edited and Posted by Tara Lee @ cnboice/bpb decoded


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CNBLUE Comments about Year-End Event that Organized by the Agency

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Starting with the Saitama Super Arena on November 1 , CNBLUE held ” TIME-2013-ONE MORE CNBLUE ARENA TOUR ” for the second time .

The December 6 , CNBLUE return to Hiroshima Green Arena for the tour .

CNBLUE  members giving  comment towards midwinter festival that will be  held  at Seibu Dome on 28 and 29 December that comes immediately after the end of a performance in Hiroshima to ” 2013 FNC KINGDOM IN JAPAN “.

The following is a comment of four members .

John Yong Hwa
” Its only three weeks before FNC KINGDOM, We are looking forward to meeting you in the event! ”

Lee Jung Hyun
“I ‘m very excited to be the same stage with FNC members . Please come to see us! ‘ll Do my best to be a stage that will not be able to show you outside the live performance. ”

Kang Minhyoku
” There is also a tour and shooting drama in production ! During three weeks away , but I’ll do my best for FNC KINGDOM’s stage ! Can also invite friends , please come to play by all means ! ”

Lee Jong Shin
” This is a live in the middle of winter , but we waiting for you there! Let’s liven up the stage together in the heat of the FNC KINGDOM of you and us ! ”

Next stop for is Marine Messe Fukuoka and NGK Insulators Hall of 18 and 19 December ( Nagoya ) , of December 26.

 

Source KStyle

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Twitter trans; Jungshin: Please look forward to the FNC Kingdom concert!

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정신입니다! 12월 28, 29일 세이브돔에서 FNC Kingdom 콘서트를 합니다. 기대 많이 해주세요! 그리고 본!방!사!수! 미래의 선택!! Now~!!! 상속자 민혁이는 눈뜨실게요~ㅋㅋ

Hi, I’m Jungshin. We have a FNC Kingdom concert on December 28th and 29th at the Seibu dome. Please look forward to it! And watch Marry Him If You Dare! Now~~!!! As Minhyuk the Heir wakes up~ kk

Source: CNBLUE’s Official Twitter Account

Translated by Satomami @ cnboice 

Posted by Linda @ cnboice 


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Translation: CNBLUE on the FNC Kingdom In Japan

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ALL: Hello, we’re CNBLUE!!

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Minhyuk: The first FNC KINGDOM CONCERT will be held at Seibu dome in Japan on December 28th and 29th.

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Yonghwa: You’re looking forward to the first FNC KINGDOM CONCERT, aren’t you?

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Jungshin: We’re really looking forward to it, because it’s the first time. Everyone, I want to see you soon!

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Jonghyun: Not only us, but also all of FNC’s artists will get together, so we’re preparing many special performances. Please look forward to it by all means.

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ALL: That’s all, CNBLUE!! Thank you!!

Source: Watch the video over here -> Official FNC Kingdom In Japan Facebook

Translated by Satsuki @ cnboice

Screencaps made and posted by Linda @ cnboice