CNBLUE ON SPUR MAGAZINE APRIL 2013 ISSUE

Jungshin

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Born on September 15th, 1991; bassist; cut off his long hair in the middle of the Arena Tour which was become a headline. Even tough the long hair is better; personally I prefer short hair now. During performances sometimes I miss the feeling of head banging but I have no plans to grow it longer in the near future. For fashion, I like all-black style the most then I will match it with watch or hats to make it unique, this is my recent style. The necessary thing for my everyday routine is collecting a delicious food’s pictures! Recently, the photos I took were those during Arena Tour. When I am hungry I will look at it. (Laugh)

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Which restaurant you have to visit when you are visiting Japan?

I like western style food. I influenced by Launch Queen drama and turn into Japan-western style food. I used my I-pad to watch dramas and I want those kinds of food. Staff told me there is a restaurant I wanted but since we are all too busy and tired, nowadays I usually go alone.

What is your favorite Japanese word?

“I am sorry”, when I am asking for help I absent-mindedly said that word.

Is there anything you have to buy when you are visiting Japan?

It supposed to be NEW ERA baseball hat.

What is your favorite perfume?

D&G light blue

What is the best present from fans?

RASQ, it was the first time I taste it and I was so touched when received it.[1]

Do you have something surprising for you the most recently?

After drama filming I thought, okay, I want to sleep but once I open my room door I found the three other members had deep sleep at my bed. (Laugh)

Where do you will go with your date?

Wearing mask and hat we will go shopping from Shibuya to Harajuku.

Is there anything you want the most right now?

Recently I noticed that man wants cars and watches, I know their feeling I want to see what a man driving Range Rover Evoque will feel like.

What if you are happening set up on the dessert island?

Minhyuk and I have low points in survival will do a light job, Jonghyun hyung will probably hunt down the animal while Yonghwa hyung might write SOS on the sand beach and lie down comfortably. (Laugh)

How is your sleeping fashion?

All black sport short and t-shirt, sometimes colorful short from fans that the members talked about, I have been like that too.

Jonghyun

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Born on May 15th, 1990, guitar and vocal; live at Osaka and Kyoto when he was young and the best Japanese speaker among the members. CNBLUE had attending many Japanese Music Festivals at 2012. During pre-debut he always sang L’Arc~an~Ciel’s song at karaoke. Knows Hyde, the leader of the rock unit VAMPS at one of the festivals.  He has blunt personality therefore not easy for him to touches by something. He likes spa and prefer not to have interview before live performances. The thing he wants the most now is snowboard and his favorite dessert is everything to do with yogurt.

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Which was memorable the most during Arena Tours?

Out door spa and shooting stars at Niigata, there was superstition in Korea, if you made a wish three times as the shooting stars passes, then your wish will come true. Even though the shooting star was disappears before I made a wish, it still touch me and inspire me to compose “Starlit Night”.

Who is among the audiences that you notice the most?

Those audiences with towels and the highest one.

What does the most necessary thing at the backstage?

Sofa which I can lie down, (laugh) before live performance, backstage is the place we restore our energy. My friends who visit us are all surprise by the relaxed atmosphere of our backstage. (laugh)

What is the thing you have to buy whenever you visit Japan?

Guitar case, in Korea usually it comes a set; they rarely sell it without guitar. Due to our movements I often broke my guitar case, this time I also broke the holder so I need to buy a new one.

What is your favorite Japanese word or phrase?

“Uncomfortable”, it is unintentional but seem that I say it a lot.

 What is your favorite perfume?

Bleu de Channel.

Where will you go with your date?

To the place that away from my everyday life, I want to go Athens, Boracay Island but the real place is a secret!

What do you plan for your next holiday?

I want to go to the snowy mountain with our close staff; we are actually planning to go snowboarding.

What is your sleeping fashion?

Only pants.

What if you are happening set up on the desert island?

I am confident with my survival skill, I am usually picky toward food but if I am hungry I would eat even if it is grass and animal. (Laugh)

Yonghwa

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Born June 22nd 1989, vocal and guitar. This time during Arena Tour show off his piano skills he learns since 6 years old. He played even during photo shoot and the other members fascinated by the sound of the piano. As they living together as four, he composed the song in every chance he got. When asked what kind of present he wanted from fans, he smiled and replied, “car”.

He also commented on Minhyuk who was also being interviewed, he said, “his (Minhyuk) answer was too simple” (laugh). This was one of their kinds too, knowing how to jokes around is one of his secret charms.

Four member Rock band CNBLUE with soaring popularity. They seem to be natural wherever they are even during the interviews. During live performances and photo session start music is always with them. They are just like this; let us see the truth behind the four members.

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Last year, the first Arena Tour gathered around hundred thousands people, which is the most memorable stage for you?

The biggest stage at Saitama Super Arena, the passionate atmosphere was incredibly great. When the lights shine on us, we could not really see the audiences but when it turned off, I can see right in front up to the foremost audience’s seats. The most noticeable were the male audiences, there were not many but their respond was good. I could see it right away.

Do you have something necessary at the back stage?

Coffee and energy drink.

What word or Japanese phrase that will make you happy?

Handsome, probably because I did not hear this word much once I getting older so I should hear it more now. (Laugh)

What is the most frequent Japanese word you using recently?

I memorized some dialect during tour, to express “very” in Nagoya’s dialect is DERA, grilled eel DERA delicious, I love it.

What is the thing you have to buy whenever you visit Japan?

Tokyo banana my Korean friend had recommended.

What is your favorite perfume?

I like Marc Jacobs and Diptyque, why does not Minhyuk praise me? (Laugh)

Where would you go with your date?

Paris, I like rainy street it suits the mood. Actually wherever I go I always bring rain so I am called “Rainy Boy who Likes Rain”.

What do you want the most from fans right now?

Cocoa and yogurt drink.

How is your sleeping pose?

Lying with my face down, I wake up frequently due to lacking air to breathe but I just can not change. (Laugh)

What if you are happening set up on the desert island?

A survival challenge begins (laugh), the last survivor would be me of course.

Minhyuk

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Born June 28th, 1991, a drummer; last year participated in Japan – Korea friendly baseball match as part of Hallyu team, whacking baseball bat can reduces stress is not it? (Laugh) There are not a lot of batting centre at Korea so just finding a place need quite a bit effort. Even though I like baseball mostly I just watch the game. The most used Japanese word is “nothing special”, necessary thing at the back stage also nothing special. If it raining I like rain, if it sunny then I like the sun and so for snow, if happening snowy day, I like it too. It was quote from this interview.

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Which  was memorable the most during Arena Tour?

As the member who likes eating the most, food from all the places during tour is the most interesting. We had tebasaki at Nagoya, takoyaki at Osaka even though each place has their own specialties but as we were visiting many new places, experiencing something new is wonderful.

Who is among the audiences that you notice the most?

Since I am drummer so I sit at the back all the time and hardly to see the audiences but when the light was turn off I can see the light stick as if the stars on the night sky. I am happier about this than the other members. That is what I am thinking anyway. (Laugh)

What is your favorite Japanese word that you want to hear to make you happy?

“Kawaii” which is rarely used by male, since in Korea “Kawaii” seems to judge the other for not “man-like” so when I heard that word during performances I felt confuse… if (the fans) shout out “handsome” then I would be really happy.

What is your favorite perfume?

Dior Homme

Where will you go with your date?

Hmmm… since I am the type who does not like being annoyed, she can decide where to go (laugh). If I have to decide, then we can go to Jejudo in Korea. The reason is simply it easier rather than to go abroad. (Laugh)

How is your sleeping pose?

The other members said as if I am playing drum even when I am sleeping. May be I am performing during my sleeping time?

What if you are happening set up on the desert island?

Jungshin and me, the dongsaeng team, we will go to find something to eat, hyungs can do physical stuff, and all of us will survive.

Jungshin:  

  • Jacket ¥55.650 [ATO –> Aoyama branch]
  • White cut sewing ¥38.850/Blue cut sewing ¥27.300 [NEIL BARRETT]
  • Trousers + Shoes are personal property.

Jonghyun:

  • Shirt ¥63.000 | Shoes ¥60.900 [Mihara Yasuhiro –> Tokyo branch]
  • Tie ¥18.900 [NEIL BARRETT]
  • Jacket + Trousers are personal property.

Yonghwa:

  • Jacket ¥199.599 | T-Shirt ¥16.800 | Trousers ¥49.530 [NEIL BARRETT]
  • Shoes are personal property.

Minhyuk:

  • Jumper ¥13.650 | Shirt ¥24.150 |Tie ¥8.400 [ATO –> Aoyama branch]
  • Shoes ¥63.000 [Mihara Yashuhiro –> Tokyo branch]
  • A trouser is personal property.

All the prices for references purpose only.

Source Spur Magazine

Scan by The Stupid

Japanese – Chinese by Kaka

Chinese – English by Skysherdl and Tara Lee @blue plum blossoms decoded

Edited and Posted by Tara Lee @blue plum blossoms decoded


[1] RASQ is kind of baked snack

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