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Big Bang kick off 'MADE' world tour in China

  • Published : May 31, 2015 - 16:18
  • Updated : May 31, 2015 - 16:18

Big Bang has kickstarted its world tour promoting its package album, "MADE" -- comprised of four EPs -- starting in Guangzhou, China on Saturday.

The five-member band held its first overseas concert of the tour at Guangzhou International Sports Arena, marking the K-pop group‘s first concert in Guangzhou in three years.

Clockwise from top left: Big Bang members G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Seungri and Daesung. (YG Entertainment)
Big Bang took to the stage singing their 2012 hit track "Fantastic Baby," before launching into "Stupid Liar."

The five male singers also performed other hit songs "Haru Haru," "Lies" and "Last Farewell" among the 23-track lineup in a concert that lasted three hours.

The Guangzhou concert saw the band performing their latest singles, "Loser" and "Bae Bae" from its recent EP "M" -- from the "MADE" package album -- which was released on May 1.

The second installment EP, "A," is due to drop on Monday at 8 a.m. and contains tracks "Bang Bang Bang" and "We Like 2 Party."

Big Bang held its first overseas concert from its "MADE" world tour in Guangzhou, China, on Saturday. (YG Entertainment)
The Guangzhou sports stadium was packed with 12,000 fans, many of whom spent hours lining up for the high-energy concert.

Big Bang's world tour "Big Bang 2015 World Tour 'MADE'" continues in Beijing on Friday and Saturday, before jetting off to Hong Kong, Thailand, the U.S. and Canada.

The world tour will cover 70 concerts in 15 countries and is expected to rally about 1.4 million fans worldwide, according to the band‘s label YG Entertainment.

By Yoon Sarah (sarah356@heraldcorp.com)

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