Posts tagged ‘Yoochun’

March 18, 2011

Letters From The Heart #3

Dear JYJ Family,

Hi! Is everyone currently happy celebrating for the melting of Seolinja (snowgirl)? I guess everyone is now excited about Kabanja – Yoochun’s new summer girlfriend who turns out to be a bag, lol!

When one talks about Park Yoochun, what comes to your mind first? According to my dictionary, Yoochun is defined as a guy who has a smooth, sexy and husky voice which could steal every girl’s heart and melt it like a candle. It is equivalent to a first sight love. Yoochun’s sweet natural smile can blow a girl’s mind off to another world easily. Nobody can escape that, even young kids or older aged fans! When he laughs, you will laugh with him. When he cries, you will cry with him.

Yoochun’s physical appearance is a small cute handsome face with bright twilight eyes, wide shining forehead and broad shoulders. His unusual spiritual attraction lies in his beautiful yet speedy-thinking brain. There are no other guys like him in the world – an almost perfect boyfriend or husband! Even his younger brother, Yoohwan admits that his brother is very fatherly at home and is cool on stage. Yoochun treats his mum like a queen and Yoohwan like a king! He bought a big house which he called Goong after working hard over the years in order to bring them back from America. He misses them a lot but things have become better ever since they live with him.

Once again, during the release of TVXQ 4th Korean album Mirotic in 2008, Yoochun has composed and written a song which captured the hearts of many fangirls and created a sensation during TVXQ 3rd Mirotic Asia tours in 2009. It is no other than LOVE BYE LOVE (Sarang Annyeong Sarang). By just listening to the title of the song, one knows it will be a song of love and romance. Yes, it is nonetheless a sad song of love memories but with an optimistic hyped- dance rhythm!

The song commences with the usual Yoochun’s style – a narration of ‘his baby girl’ and continues about his feelings towards her after the breakup. Go Ara, a Korean actress recites about the baby girl being a mere memory and the lyricist has gotten over, hence he apologizes. Junsu then starts singing with a soft tone about him cannot do anything when he hears her voice even after she has cried. The soft guitar at the beginning is a gentle tune that slowly builds up to the climax of the song.

Yoochun once again repeats himself in the song about the music in the crowded streets where he can feel that his heart has stopped beating. Jaejoong wonders if he was a good person towards his love because of the happy days spent together and asked why tears have filled his eyes. The awesome chorus is special with repetitive words ‘Bye bye bye my love, Bye bye bye my love’ that could ring in your ears after listening for a couple of times. The chorus was repeated a number of times which makes it very addictive with a strong beat as background.

During the live performance, Yoochun rearranged it into a ballad version. He began by showing off his wonderful piano skills with a light playing of the introduction and continued throughout the whole song. You can hear every single note clearly. He sang each phrase with full emotions. He has also remade the rap with his famous Chunglish (Yoochun’s style of English). With his seductive voice, you will fall for this gorgeous boy who is full of music talents.

Yoochun’s self-composition sometimes left my mind wonder about who the baby is as he has talked about her in here and also in Kiss the Baby Sky. Does this baby actually appear in Yoochun’s real life or is she an imagined baby only? Both songs have discussed about the separation of his baby with him. However, I do not wish this to happen in reality because Yoochun deserves a genuine loving baby. From my knowledge, his beloved dog, Harang (which its name means love) is his only baby for years. Harang is equivalent to a person that Yoochun loves endlessly!

Always remember – “JYJ creates miracles!”


March 18, 2011

Letters From the Heart #2

Dear JYJ Family,

Hi! This is my letter about one of Park Yoochun’s most famous self-compositions.  Ever since I was a fan of Yoochun, this song has become my favourites – KISS THE BABY SKY.

Yoochun in Kiss The Baby Sky music video

Kiss the Baby Sky is the second track of Tohoshinki (THSK) 25th Japanese single which was released on 21st January 2009. This song was composed and written by Yoochun. It features the arrangement of Yoochun and Shinjiro Inue with the beautiful string arrangement of Crasher Kimura. It is a mixture of hip-hop and R&B genre, with an upbeat tune featuring wind chimes and drums courtesy of Hiroyuki Enomoto. Kiss the Baby Sky was used as the theme song for Channel A’s Zoom in Weather program in Japan.

When listening to this song, one can feel Yoochun’s English features in his lyrics, better known as Chunglish. The way he blends his Chunglish with Japanese is quite amazing and charming such as ‘Baby Sky, all the dreams and hopes made of your eyes’, ‘Never cry, never ever hide of myself prime’ and ‘Good day, good time tsutsunde ita your heart’. I must also admit to his odd title for the song but one will definitely be embraced by the presence of Yoochun’s cheerful character in this inspiring and hopeful song, which can make you smile for a brighter day especially by turning on your mp3 in the morning before going to school or work.

I love the start of the song where Yoochun speaks his voice out, ‘Yo, I’m talking about Baby. I’m just trying to sing, know what…History, another original, come on!’ as if he is telling you a story of his very own ‘Baby’. Then, it comes to the middle of the song where he makes sure you are still with him by saying another line, ‘How you guys doin’ so far? You guys with me?’ Jaejoong’s angelic voice starts off the song well in order to get the harmonization with the other members. The chorus was beautifully sung with all the members singing falsetto which makes the song quite unusual as it does not always happen in a boy band’s song.

A very meaningful rap in the middle of the song which was by Yoochun, himself will make one cry if you think of the friendship behind this song – ‘TVXQ! My Hero, My Max, My U-know, My Xiah and Micky! We are the one eternally!’ This demonstrates how much Yoochun appreciates and loves all his members despite the happenings. Yoochun has this personality of being rather quiet in public but he is actually very caring and supportive towards his loved ones.

That is why he is always showered with love from fans of all ages.

Another noteworthy part of this song lays in the brotherhood of the Park brothers. Yoohwan, who is Yoochun’s younger brother, is very precious to Yoochun. Yoohwan has always supported Yoochun because he knew that music is everything to his brother. In Kiss the Baby Sky, he penned down the rap lyrics and they were accepted without a single word being changed (confessed by Yoohwan in 2011 TV Daily interview). This has made Yoohwan very motivated to provide his brother a helping hand in the future for more lyrical composition of which I am looking forward to. A perfect collaboration between the two wonderful brothers!

The handsome Park Brothers, Yoochun & Yoohwan

As stated by Yoochun in Oricon Special Interview 2009, “This song was composed by having the picture in my mind that all of us will sing it together on tour. The content of the lyrics is an image of two lovers bidding farewell with a smile. They split up for the future of each other. It is a sad yet positive song. When the tour comes, I want to sing along with the audiences.” His wish was granted during THSK’s 4th Live Tour: The Secret Code. He sang it with all the members, staffs and audiences towards the end of the concert which is an amazing video to watch.

In summary, Kiss the Baby Sky has a very refreshing tune which features lots of higher range notes with impressive instrumental background music. It blends well with the vocals of the members and it is very appealing in its own right. It is simple yet fantastic! Yoochun should give himself another round of applause! A recommended song to bring up cheers!

Always remember – “JYJ creates miracles!”

Love, @yoochunsalove

March 17, 2011

Letters From The Heart #1

Dear JYJ Family,

Hi! I am an insane fan of Park Yoochun / Lee Seon Joon (a character played by Yoochun in Sungkyunkwan Scandal – 2010 Korean drama) and also a JYJ music lover.

When my junior introduced me into Korean pop (Kpop) years ago, I first knew Super Junior (SJ) as she is an ELF (official fanclub of SJ). SJ, in my eyes are brilliant at dancing for having 13 members – very synchronized. They are excellent at variety shows because they always crack fans up until fans drop but somehow I love KRY lots (SJ sub-group) for their strong singing ability. I am a big fan of Yesung, who has a brilliant voice. His specialty is belting, which is his natural super high notes vocal. One should listen to his hit solo – It Has To Be You (Cinderella Sister OST, starring Moon Geun Young).

As lots of fans know, SJ is close with Dong Bang Shin Ki (DBSK). They trained together during the younger days and had good friendship. Hence, this paved my way to DBSK Korean songs of which I did not like as they were too hot for me to handle. Then, I started digging for Tohoshinki (THSK) songs and fall in love with them instantly – no doubt, THSK is one of the best group in Japanese pop music world (Jpop), competing against top Japanese groups such as Arashi, Exile, KAT-TUN, NEWS, SMAP, etc. This has turned me into a THSK fan!

THSK is special in the sense that these boys debuted in Jpop as Japanese artists, not as Hallyu (Korean) stars (confessed by THSK in 2008 SBS Star Show). They did not translate their songs from Korean to Japanese, but came up with brand new Japanese songs. Japanese songs are different in tune with Korean songs. Japanese songs are very melodious while Korean songs have very hot dance style beat.

What captures me to respect THSK in comparison to other Hallyu stars in Japan is THSK started from the very scratch.The five boys started to learn the language, culture and music first before standing on big stages and appearing in music shows on TV. They spoke fluent Japanese language. In Korea, DBSK received a grand award and on the next day in Japan, THSK performed in a small university hall but these boys did not give up. There were times when they went into serious depression such as talking to crows, crying over days, using shoes to get signals for phones, etc. but they have big dreams.

With the support of Japanese fans, THSK succeeded in becoming the first male foreign group to break records by topping Oricon chart. They have also moved thousands of fans’ hearts in Tokyo Dome concerts.

After the lawsuit started in 2009, THSK went on hiatus which was sad news for many fans. I, however continue to support Park Yoochun as my Angel. He, together with Kim Jaejoong and Kim Junsu, formed JYJ.

Let me tell you why I love JYJ endlessly. JYJ is no ordinary idol group, they are purely musicians! Unlike many Kpop idols who do not always compose music (unlike Jay Chou or Wang Lee Hom – famous Taiwanese composers and musicians), they have average voices only but are very handsome / beautiful which attract many attentions, JYJ is not like that! JYJ consists of three young loving, friendly, caring and sincere boys who wish to express themselves with their powerful vocal and have a strong passion for composing music.

One fine day, I started listening to Love Bye Love and Kiss the Baby Sky which rings in my ears until today. At that time, I did not go crazy over Yoochun until I found out the composer of those two songs because I love them and they have brought me inspiration during my final year university exams. It was Park Yoochun – I thought that this boy must have studied music as they were brilliant piece of works. However, to my surprise, this boy started composing since his childhood days! He self-learnt piano when he was in school but took him a long time to do it. He plays the piano very well and writes great compositions but he cannot read notes (admitted by Yoochun and Jaejoong personally in 2011 SBS Good Morning Show)! He even taught Jaejoong how to play the piano – amazing, is he not a music genius?

Many friends laughed at me when I told them that I admire this boy for his special skill but they told me that many Korean stars are famous for their flowery looks, thanks to plastic surgery! Nobody believes in me. However, I did not listen to my friends and continue to shower love to Yoochun as I have put my trust in his skills for music composition.

I started learning the piano when I was young and have achieved very high distinctions for my exams but failed at music composition as music composition is not an easy task if one wants to get a perfect piece of work. I have the courage to critique because music is as important as my life! I wish to listen to real music, not those crap computer-made-autotunes with hopeless sounds!

Many Kpop idols are not born purely for music, even though they were trained for years but they do not understand what music is yet they dare to stand on stage to claim awards! Where have the music sense gone to? Have they flown into the rubbish bin? I must admit that most of them dance very well and have perfect body shapes like god n goddess but music is music, dancing is dancing. Yes, both come in pair but one has to show the vocal first if considering a singing career, if not, turn the table round and debut as a dancer instead! Many fans mentioned before that Jaejoong and Yoochun do not dance well but Jaejoong’s angelic vocal will compliment and Yoochun’s great ability in composing will cover over it. Most important, they produce great music – that is my conclusion!

To me, the famous Jay Chou’s music (4 times World Music Award holder) is unbeatable, so as Yoochun’s. If one listens carefully, Jaejoong is better at music arrangement and best as his husky wide-range vocal. At times, I consider his music as weird although he always tries his best. Yoochun is sometimes lazy at arranging and his vocal is not as powerful as Junsu but he is perfect at composing. I did discover something special about Yoochun’s vocal – he does belting which is extraordinary (proven in Love in the Ice n W at Tokyo Dome). I do not discuss much about Junsu because Junsu dances very well, and yes, perfect swaying hips and has great emotions in his singing. He has the longest training days in comparison to Jaejoong and Yoochun and is regarded as one of Kpop top idol singer. Listen to Junsu singing impromptu Chajatta (2010 KBS Live News Time) and one will realize that without any background music, his pitch is more than perfect!

At this moment, what I admire in JYJ is JYJ’s mental strength – super strong! Jaejoong and Yoochun’s background history during their youth days were pretty rough, that is why I support these boys without hesitation.

JYJ has big dreams – become true musicians who can compose, produce, sing and dance.

I told many people, call me a fan or anti-fan, I do not mind but most important is Jaejoong and Junsu do not quit singing and Yoochun does not stop composing. That is my very dearest wish!

Hence, my last words are let’s believe in JYJ and support them endlessly. Give these boys your wings to soar higher, to climb up the mountains, to swim through the rough waves and to walk past the jungles.

I suggest to new fans to start listening to a duet self-written piece, Colors ~ Melody and Harmony by Yoochun and Jaejoong and self-composed Fallen Leaves by Junsu. These pieces were praised highly by music professors from Germany, England and France.

Colors ~ Melody and Harmony
Fallen Leaves

Always remember – “JYJ creates miracles!”

Love, @yoochunsalove

March 17, 2011

Park Yoochun

Bells are ringing outside the church,
Gardens are filled with blooming daffodils,
Birds are chirping from tree tops,
A rainbow flowing down from heaven,
An angel was born with special genes in music,
With the meaning of sky in his name,
A true secret weapon was discovered.

My love for this angel will never die,
Remains forever and everlasting,
You are my dreamy soul,
Brightening my day with your smiles,
No matter it rains or snows,
You are a candle to light my life.

I know you through music,
A dream that you have poured out,
It is stained deeply forever,
In the glass of my heart,
It is fragile and will never be torn,
Like the M stars that twinkle,
High up to be seen by you and me.

written by Yoochunsalove
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March 13, 2011

My Prince

Love hearts colouring the red sky,

Yellow tulips blooming in parks,

Butterflies roaming around,

W stars sparkling afar,

Sun shining behind the clouds.

Three unique individuals emerged,

Smiling widely before dawn and dusk,

Together with an inner music beauty,

Feeling a strong passion and enthusiasm,

An exact discovery of a white mystery.

My Prince lighten up my days,

Despite the rain with stormy wind,

Walking through dark channels and tunnels,

I’ll borrow you my shoulders to climb atop,

I’ll let you ride my back to soar high.

My Prince is my foundation of life,

Composing the music of summer and winter,

Singing them gently in my ears,

To love you eternally is never a sin,

Cause you are my pride, my honor.

My love for my Prince will not depart,

Remains one and forever enduringly,

Cause you’ve given me inspirations,

Cause you’ve mould me into who I am,

For who you are, JYJ, I love you.




written by Yoochunsalove
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