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[Kpop Herald x TwitterBlueroom] Day6 talks about world tour, friendship via Twitter Blueroom Live

  • Published : Mar 7, 2019 - 14:53
  • Updated : Mar 7, 2019 - 14:53

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Having toured over 20 cities worldwide since June last year, Day6 spent some quality time with its global fans back in Seoul on a Twitter Blueroom Q&A session, drawing over 400,000 viewers during the hourlong show.

Living up to its reputation as one of the most prolific K-pop acts in the scene, the five-piece pop-rock band under JYP Entertainment filled the session, which was held in Seoul on Wednesday evening, with various topics ranging from its recent world tour and teamwork. The broadcast kicked off in a rather cozy and relaxing atmosphere with the members calmly recounting memories from its world tour.

“We’ve recently wrapped up our first world tour series, and so many interesting things happened during the tour,” said Sungjin, the group leader, vocalist and guitarist.


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Day6 went on its first world tour, titled “Youth,” from June 22, last year to Jan. 29, performing in a total of 24 cities in Asia, Australia, America and Europe.

Asked what kind of songs the members have listened to during the world tour, Dowoon named one of the hits from the band, saying, “Whenever I went for a stroll, I listened to ‘Marathon.’”

Wonpil said. “I remember one rainy day in Madrid, and I kept listening to ‘I’ll Remember’ as I thought the song suited its atmosphere.”

Jae also said the song has always been in his playlist while on the tour.


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As a testament to Day6’s rising international following, the group also answered English comments from global fans, during which Korean-American member Jae and fluent English speaker Young K served as translators for their bandmates.

After chatting about each of their travel experiences, the boys talked about their fellowship, where the mood started to get friendlier and chattier.

Asked when each member feels affection toward the group, Wonpil answered, “My affection for my bandmates peaked when they all agreed to go on a trip together.”

Jae said, “My favorite moment with my bandmates is when we gather at our dorm at the end of the day and just talk about anything,” while Sungjin said, “I always feel proud of the group whenever we are on stage performing. I always have faith in them.”

Young K and Jae kept connecting with global fans every now and then by reading English comments and answering to them in English. They especially talked about the reason why they chose business and political science majors at university.

“I wanted to argue for a living. I was always interested in political science,” said Jae, while Young K shared that he was satisfied with his major as it was very applicable to his current career.


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As the session neared to its end, the band racked up over 400,000 viewers. Hyped with excitement, Day6 wrapped up the broadcast by announcing its upcoming encore show in Seoul, the very last leg of its “Youth” tour. The two-day show will take place from March 30-31 at the SK Handball Arena in Seoul’s Olympic Park.

“It’s just unbelievable that we are going to perform at the SK Handball Arena. We’d performed on Hongdae streets in our early days, and it’s just amazing how we’ve come so far,” Sungjin said.

“It was just a mere, far-fetched dream. It doesn’t feel like reality yet. Maybe it will hit us when we actually go up on stage, see how many people came to see us and play our songs,” he added.

Young K also said, “I wonder how we will feel after the show. I’m very excited for it.”

Day6’s Blueroom live broadcast can be viewed again via the band’s official Twitter account, @day6official

Kpop Herald is the official media partner for the livestreaming show. Visit our Twitter account, @Kpop_Herald, for behind-the-scene clips, exclusive photos and stories.

By Hong Dam-young (lotus@heraldcorp.com)