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SHINee reiterates members still together ‘as five’

Cho Yun-myung

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

Seoul, South Korea | Sat, June 2, 2018 | 06:07 am
SHINee reiterates members still together ‘as five’

SHINee members opened up about the death of their bandmate Jonghyun last year, on MBC’s 'Radio Star' on Wednesday evening. (SM Entertainment/-)

SHINee members opened up about the death of their bandmate Jonghyun last year, on MBC’s “Radio Star” on Wednesday evening.

“It was painful to hear ‘Are you OK?’ from everyone we met (after the incident). So we requested (our fans and people around us) through social media to treat us the way they used to before,” said Key. “That was how we could acknowledge (Jonghyun’s death) quickly and go back to our lives.”

“Not everything can be OK. But if our fans think of us as performing with Jonghyun on stage, I think we will be able to enjoy ourselves better,” said Minho. “We wanted to point this out (through this talk show).”

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SHINee performed An Encore from its fourth full-length studio album Odd, released in 2015. 

Wednesday’s episode of “Radio Star” was SHINee’s first talk show after Jonghyun’s death. 

The now-four-piece boy band released its sixth studio album on May 16. 

This article appeared on The Korea Herald newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post
 
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