Avenue K was the hot spot to be for K-Pop lovers as South Korean group, The Legend (전설), was in town for their Malaysian debut performance.
Located at the Ground Floor Atrium, there were various offers, Korean merchandise and exciting activities going on at the Asian Fest, but the majority of teens present last Saturday (5th March) were only waiting for one thing: to see The Legend, namely, Listen, Roi, Ryu Jae Hyuk, Lito and Lee Chang Sun.
The Legend kicked off their showcase with an upbeat performance of their latest single, “Crush On You” (반했다), taken from their 2nd mini album “Sound Up”. Everyone was up and grooving to the fun dance beat. The Legend, all dressed in eye-popping colourful outfits, then proceeded by introducing themselves to their Malaysian fans.
After their introduction, the boys delved into “Nail” (손톱). “Nail” is a song about missing someone who has left, comparing the never-ending longing to how nails grow out over and over again. Then, without missing a beat, the singers went on to perform “Shadow”.
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During a brief Q&A session, Lito shared that the song that currently best represents the group would be “Crush On You” (반했다) because the song is a representation of a new start. Band member Jae Hyuk also shared that they are hoping to churn out more diverse songs in the future by experimenting with different musical styles.
As new artistes breaking into the music biz, The Legend named BIGBANG as their role model while citing Mamamoo as the female idol group they would most like to collaborate with. Group leader Listen also gave a shoutout to the crowd when he stated that the most interesting aspect of working together as band was the opportunity to travel and perform for their Herose (The Legend’s fans) in Malaysia.
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The 40-minute showcase concluded with “I Want You Back” and “I Wanna Know” for the encore. A number of lucky fans also got to meet their idols during the fan signing session followed by a photo session with 5 winners from Avenue K’s Instagram contest.