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JYJ paints the town red dur­ing its tour in KL to pro­mote its de­but al­bum The­Be­gin­ning.

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - T R.AGE - by SeTO KIT yAn

South Korean boy­band JYJ painted the town red when in Kuala Lumpur to pro­mote its de­but al­bum The­Be­gin­ning.

THE down­pour last Sun­day failed to de­ter 4,000 scream­ing fans from throng­ing Sta­dium Ne­gara in Kuala Lumpur to catch South Korean boy­band JYJ in ac­tion. The group was here to plug its new English al­bum The Be­gin­ning as part of its world tour show­case.

Al­though it was JYJ’s maiden show in Malaysia, it wasn’t the first time its three mem­bers – Kim Jae­jung, Park Yuchun, both 24, and Kim Junsu, 23 – had per­formed here.

Formed last year, JYJ, which takes its name from the boys’ ini­tials, is a splin­ter group from the lead­ing South Korean boy­band TVXQ.

So, it was not sur­pris­ing when the pre­dom­i­nantly fe­male crowd let out chants of “ Dong Bang Shin Ki sarang­hae!” (“We love TVXQ” in Korean). The en­thu­si­as­tic fans pre­sented a spec­tac­u­lar sea of red – the of­fi­cial colour of TVXQ fan club – in the indoor venue. Suit­ably-garbed Cas­sio­peans (as fans of TVXQ are called) showed their love for the boys by wav­ing all-red bal­loons and glow­sticks.

Jae­jung, Yuchun and Junsu were known as Hero, Micky and Xiah re­spec­tively when they

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