Reveling in music, youth, hallyu 2012/02/22, Source,
From left, Song Seung-hyun, Lee Jae-jin-I, Choi Min-hwan, Lee Hong-gi and Choi Jong-hun of FT Island pose at FNC Academy in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
FT Island aims for success outside K-pop comfort zone By Kwaak Je-yup At a studio in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, only three out of five members of the F.T.Island are waiting; the missing two are at a doctor's being checked up for fatigue, said the manager. Of those present, bassist Lee Jae-jin-I looks at the interviewer with a curious grin but becomes a little alert when their eyes meet. Choi Jong-hun, leader, guitarist and keyboardist, and Lee Hong-gi, vocalist, are enjoying their "time off", jamming on an acoustic guitar and sitting quietly as the hair and make-up crew put on their final touches,...More
K-pop band FT Island performed for 30,000 Japanese fans. 2011/12/27, Source,
As a Christmas special, boy band FT Island took to the stage at Japan's Yokohama Arena for the "FT Island X-mas Live 2011 - Winter's Night" concert. The event took place over two nights from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24 and attracted some 30,000 fans to the venue.
The tickets for the concert were sold out within a minute of going on sale, and the band performed 26 tracks at the event, including hits such as "Brand New Days" and "Distance", which were top-performing songs on the Oricon charts,...More
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