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